Category archives for: Economy

Tiguidanke Camara Embaló: Africa Must Emulate Ghana Beyond Aid Policy 

Accra, Ghana, November 12, 2019//-The Founder   and chairperson of Tigui Holdings, Chief Tiguidanke Camara Embaló, on her official visit to Ghana as a member of the 15 UNDP influencer’s, visited the ongoing six days  women empowerment program to help women to be skillful in their own way of business.

Aurecon and Ivanplats Win IAP2 Core Values Project of the Year Award

November 12, 2019//-The Aurecon and Ivanplats Bonega Community Trust project has been announced as the IAP2 (International Association for Public Participation) 2019 Core Values Awards, Members at Large Project of the Year.

KNUST Ranked as the Best University in West Africa

Accra, Ghana, November 11, 2019//-Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been ranked as the best University in Ghana and West Africa, 14th best on the African Continent and 706thbest University globally by the US News & World Report.

Halima Aliko Dangote Heads Dangote Group Commercial Operations

Lagos, Nigeria, November 11, 2019/ — Halima Aliko Dangote has been appointed as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) , one of Africa’s largest and most diversified business conglomerates.

Ghana: Doctors Issue One-Week Ultimatum to Gov’t

Accra, Ghana, November 11, 2019//-Medical doctors in Ghana  have given the government a one-week ultimatum to address their conditions of service, failure to do so will result in a massive strike in the country.

African Farmers Have Homegrown Solutions to Hunger

November 10, 2019//-Two months ago in Ghana, Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, congratulated an illustrious group of corporate and government leaders for “leapfrogging into the future” in their efforts to “modernise” African agriculture with high-yield commercial seeds, fertilisers, and other technologies.

How Prolonged Trade Wars Could Hurt US Agribusiness for Good

November 10, 2019//-For the United States’ agribusiness sector, federal policy changes over the past few years have been a mixed blessing. Lower taxes and relaxed regulation have made business easier to conduct.

Jamaica: On the Path to Higher Economic Growth

November 8, 2019//-Jamaica has successfully concluded its economic reform program, which was supported by a US$1.66 billion Stand-By Arrangement from the IMF.

COMMODITIES: Reduced Mozambique Grain Supply Lowers Cross-border Trade

Maputo, Mozambique, November 8, 2019//-Trade between Mozambique and some of its neighbouring countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is lower as a result of reduced outputs in the staple maize in the nation.

Public Safety, Health and Food Security at Risk Due to Lack of Cooling Access

Italy, Rome, November 7, 2019//- As temperatures hit record highs globally, significant African populations are at increasing risk from lack of cooling access according to Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) report, Chilling Prospects: Tracking Sustainable Cooling for All 2019, released today.

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