Category archives for: Economy

Travel and logistics: Data drives the Race for Customers

We analyzed data from 15 European countries to better understand emerging travel industry technology and customer needs in the travel and logistics sectors. What can companies in this space do to respond to shifts and sharpen their digitization strategies? July 14, 2018//-No industry is immune to the changes brought about by digitization, although some are responding […]

Ghana: Supply of Smock Dresses Outstrips Demand in Upper West

Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana, July 14, 2018//- The production and supply of smock dresses in the Upper West Region have exceeded demand due to the absence of a ready market for the local high quality fabric.

Egypt-Ethiopia Tensions Ease Over Dam

July 14, 2018//-In mid-June, Ethiopia’s youthful new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and his host, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, came out of a meeting in Cairo showing an unusual optimism and mutual confidence.

Nestlé Cocoa Plan: More Than 17,000 Cocoa Farmers to Benefit from GHC 5.2 Million Premium

July 14, 2018//-More than 17,615 farmers under the Nestlé Cocoa Plan (NCP) in Ghana are set to benefit from  a GHS 5.2million premium package.

AGOA Remains Critical in Developing Regional Value Chains in Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, July 13, 2018/- African Ministers emphasised the strategic importance of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to African countries and the need for Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to support this objective.

Ghana: ‘Ghost Names’ Bleeding Public Purse; Let’s Support Payroll Audit

July 13, 2018//-The Ghana Audit Service, the Office of Special Prosecutor and the Ministry of Finance will from next week begin a special public sector payroll audit in the country. The exercise is expected to eliminate ghost names from the public sector payroll upon completion.

SA: Ramaphosa Arrives in Saudi Arabia

Cape Town, South Africa, July 12, 2018/ — President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Jeddah, for his State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, scheduled to take place today, 12 July 2018.

Doctors Blame the Practice of ‘Treating Patients on the Floor’ on Lack of Investments in Ghana’s Health Sector

Accra, Ghana, July 11, 2018//-The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) says lack of investments in the health sector should be blamed for the ‘no-bed syndrome’ and lack of emergency services system in the various hospitals across the country.

Ghana: Ministry of Finance Squanders GHC697 Million Under Ken Watch

Accra, Ghana, July 11, 2018//-The public accounts of Ghana’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the financial year ended December 31, 2017 have revealed that the overall financial impact of weaknesses and irregularities discovered by the Auditor-General amounted to over GH¢892 million.

Small Businesses in South Africa Critical to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Gauteng, South Africa, July 11, 2018//- Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education.

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