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10,000 Chinese Firms Operating in Africa


June 28, 2017//- China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been a challenge to understand the full extent of the partnership due to a dearth of data.

NRGI: Ghana Rated High on 2017 Resource Governance Index

FPSO Atta Mills

London, UK, June 28, 2017//- The latest comprehensive cross-country study of extractives governance, released today by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), has rated Ghana high on its 2017 Resource Governance Index.

Is Technology a Third Lever for Financing the SDGs?


June 28, 2017//- When governments adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), their message was one of ambition: a world in which poverty is eliminated, growth made sustainable, ecosystems restored, and no one is left behind.

China Pumps Cash into African Floating LNG Projects in Strategic Push

African Map

June 27, 2017//- China plans to pour almost $7 billion into floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) projects in Africa, betting on a largely untested technology in the hope that energy markets will recover by the time they start production in the early 2020s.

Vivo Energy Ghana Equips Drivers with Defensive Driving Skills

The Corporate Comms. Mgr. of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mrs Shirley Tony Kum (2nd from left) presenting the Alcohol meter to the Ashanti Reg. Chairman of the GPRTU, Nana Bresiamha (right)

Kumasi, June 27, 2017 – Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive licensee of the Shell brand in Ghana, has once again demonstrated its commitment to road safety by organising a three-day defensive driving training for over 200 commercial transport operators in the Ashanti Region.

Can Dlamini-Zuma Win South Africa’s Leadership Race?

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the opening of the Science Forum at the CSRI in Pretoria.
Picture: Antoine de Ras, 08/12/2015

Surrounded by cloud-capped peaks and verdant fields, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s tiny hometown offered a comfortingly familiar location in which to kickstart her campaign for the South African presidency.

Mixed Performance of African Markets

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June 27, 2017//-A mixed performance this week on African markets with seven of the markets under our watch closing on negative territories.

Tigo Ghana Empowers 60 Tertiary Students

Student beneficiaries

For the second year in a row, Tigo Ghana, is running the Tigo Internship Programme (TIP) which empowers young students and graduates to develop their skills and introduce them to the professional environment.

Africa’s Hospitality Sector Withstands Economic Headwinds

Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

Johannesburg, South Africa, June 27, 2017//- South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate.

Citi Business Festival: ‘Let’s Support the Young Innovators’

The Minister, Panelists and Innovators in a group picture

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has called for support for young innovators to enable their innovations see the light of the day.

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