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MTN Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer for MTN Ghana

Accra, Ghana, October 22, 2018 – Noel Kojo -Ganson has been appointed to the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for MTN Ghana, effective 15th October 2018.

African Development Bank Unveils Landmark $500M Credit Insurance Deal with ATI, UK Reinsurers

London, United Kingdom, October 22, 2018// -The African Development Bank (AfDB) and African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced the successful completion of a US$500 million credit insurance deal structured to cover a portion of the Bank’s portfolio of non-sovereign operations in Africa.

Ghana: KNUST Closed Down Indefinitely Over Riot

Kumasi, Ashanti Region, October 22, 2018//-Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been closed down indefinitely, following riot which began over the weekend.

South Africa’s Mass Transit Sector Secures $10m and $97m AfDB Loans

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 22, 2018/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB)  has approved over US$100 million in loans to SA Taxi Development Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SA Taxi Finance Holdings Proprietary Limited, a vertically integrated business platform that provides a comprehensive financial and allied services offering to minibus taxi operators. 

Ghanaian Banks Scramble to Beat Looming Minimum Capital Requirement Deadline

October 22, 2018//-After the failure of a couple of banks recently, the public is on edge. That is, even as the Bank of Ghana (BoG), the central bank, has provided assurances that depositors’ funds are safe.

Economist Buries Govt’s Propaganda, Says Every Gov’t Embarks on Social Intervention Programs

Accra, Ghana, October 22, 2018//-The attempt by members of the current government to project themselves as the only implementers of social intervention programs in Ghana, has hit a snag.

Chefs Call for Stakeholder Collaborations Towards Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030

Accra, Ghana, October 22, 2018//-Founder of Food for All Africa and member of the Chefs Association of Ghana, Chef Elijah Amoo Addo has called on stakeholders within Ghana’s food supply chain to collaborate with chefs in accelerating Ghana’s effort towards attaining Zero Hunger target by 2030.

South Africa: Banks in Rude Health Despite Ailing Economy

October 21, 2018//-Although South Africa’s economy is going through a rough patch, the country’s banking and finance industry is enjoying rude health.

Ghana: NGOs Intensify Advocacy Against Rosewood Felling

Tamale, Northern Region, Ghana, October 21, 2018//-The 8th Baobab Market session has been held in Tamale in the Northern regional capital with a commitment by members to intensify their advocacy to stop the indiscriminate felling of and exportation of rosewood from the country.

Is Angola Really Open for Business?

October 21, 2018//-President Lourenço has opened up Angola for business in line with an IMF restructuring plan, but implementing reform is not proving easy.

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