Category archives for: Governance

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.

Moving Uber Forward: Kalanick Steps Down as its CEO

Travis Kalanick, resigned CEO of Uber

Travis Kalanick has forfeited his position as CEO of Uber Technologies Inc,  a global transportation network company  operating in 240 cities worldwide,  he co-founded eight years ago, amid pressure from investors.

Infograph of Fintech Investors in Africa


New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers

African Map

Nairobi, Kenya, June 20, 2017//- The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) today launched a new competition to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa.

MTN Ghana CEO Urges Heroes of Change Winners to Continue to Do More

MTN Ghana CEO and winners and finalists in a group picture

Accra, June 19, 2017//- The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Ebenezer Asante has urged winners of the MTN Heroes to continue to do more in spite of their limited resources.

Continent-wide Digital Skills Dev’t Initiative to Empower 500,000 Youth

Chief Master Instructor and Claus Neumann PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, 19 June 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off yesterday in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius.

UK Firm Identifies 5 New Titanic Forces Shaping Entertainment Industry


June 19, 2017//- Content proliferation, globalization, and the rise of operational data are among the five titanic forces that will be shaping entertainment in the next five years, according to IHS Markit analysts in a state-of-the-industry presentation during the Media and Technology Conference held 6 June in London.

Ghana: 10 Nominees Battle for Innovation Prize for Africa


Accra,  June 16, 2017/ — The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) announced the top 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), to be awarded in Accra, Ghana on 18th July 2017.

GOtv Director Elected To GIBA Executive Committee

Cecil Sunkwa Mills, General Manager, Multichoice Ghana

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has elected new executive members to run the affairs of the Association for the next three years.

British High Commissioner Lauds Raising Readers Initiative

Jon, Oko and the children

The outgoing United Kingdom High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, underscored the need for teachers and parents to encourage children to engage in reading because it is a fundamental skill set which contributes to the success of individuals.

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