Airline pilots get asked all sorts of questions from straightforward enquiries about how long it takes to fly to London to the more obscure, such as how much paint is used on the A380?
Nigeria’s Hotels.ng Raise $1.2 Mln, Eyes Ghana Expansion
Hotel.ng, Nigeria’s largest hotel booking website, has secured an investment of $1.2 million from international investors EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund, a seed-stage technology fund, and Omidyar Network, the investment vehicle of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
EIU: Favourable Policies drive Food Security in Africa
Favourable policies and investments in agricultural infrastructure have emerged as the major drivers of food-security improvements in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Thomson Reuters Survey Paints Bleak Picture Of Firms
Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has published the findings of its sixth annual Cost of Compliance survey which revealed that regulatory fatigue, resource challenges and personal liability are expected to increase throughout 2015.
Ghana ADDS GH¢12.1BN LOAN In 3 Months
Figures released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) yesterday have revealed that the government has, within three months, added GH¢12.1 billion to the country’s debt stock.
Rising through Cities in Ghana
The World Bank and the Government of Ghana will release, on May 14, 2015, a report on urbanization in Ghana titled: Rising through Cities in Ghana .
Cash-and-carry health system looms in Ghana
Some District government hospitals across the country have run out of cash and patience and have vowed to stop attending to patients carrying the NHIS card.
FAO Predicts World Food Import Bill to Fall
International prices for agricultural commodities continued to decline in April and abundant inventories are poised to offset any pressure from the slight reduction in global harvests expected this year, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).
GHANA’S ECONOMY NOSE DIVES
The bleak economic story of Ghana, since 2013, is set to continue, as gross domestic product (GDP) growth is at its lowest in 14 years, and the dollar value of the economy has shrunk considerably.
European Cities Embrace UNEP’s District Energy Initiative
Eight months after governments and civil society united to catalyse global climate action at the Climate Summit 2014 in New York, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced the regional launch of the Global District Energy in Cities Initiative to a positive reception by local and national governments, and the private sector.