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Ghanaian Teacher Named in the Top 50 List for $1 Million Global Teacher Prize 2019

December 14, 2018//-Robert Gariba Gbari, a primary school teacher at Richard Akwei Memorial Basic School, Accra, Ghana, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019.

African Delegates at COP24: Empower Women to Help Save Africa from Climate Change

Katowice, Poland, December 14, 2018/ — That is the message from African delegates as the world prepares to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change in Katowice, Poland, this week.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Appoints Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as CEO

Lagos, Nigeria, December 14, 2018/ The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation empowering African entrepreneurs, announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer at the end of its Board Meeting on December 12. This appointment takes effect from April 1, 2019.

South Africa: Digitalization Inspires a Sustainable Business opportunity

Johannesburg, South Africa, December 14, 2018/ — The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work.

Special Report: Traders Blame Poor Christmas Sales on Akufo-Addo

Accra, Ghana, December 14, 2018//-With barely some few days to Christmas festive season, traders at the Accra Central Business District and other parts of Ghana have poured their venom on the President Akufo-Addo-led government for doing nothing to increase sales of their products.

Ghana: People Close to Power Thwarting NIB Recapitalisation Effort

Accra, Ghana, December 14, 2018//-The National Investment Bank (NIB) board of directors’ effort at recapitalising the state-owned bank is being thwarted by people close to power in the current government.

Senior Officials Meet in Addis Ababa to End the Innovation Drought on African Farms

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December  13, 2018//—With news from last week’s global climate talks in Poland looking ominous for African farmers, a high-level group of African agricultural experts gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday to accelerate farmer access to innovations that can sustainably increase food production—even as temperatures rise and weather extremes and crop pests […]

East African Bloc Agrees to Make Regional Trade Cheaper

Geneva, Switzerland, December 13, 2018 – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, and Uganda agreed today to make trade between them and with other countries cheaper, faster and simpler in a significant boost for economic integration in East Africa and continental trade facilitation.

MTN Ghana Rewards Customers in its Mobile Money Month Promo  

Accra, Ghana, December 13, 2018//-MTN Ghana today rewarded the second set of winners of its Mobile Money Month promotion at the company’s headquarters in Accra.

Ghanaian Top Model Prisca Abah Marks 24th Birthday in a Grand Style

Accra, Ghana, December 13, 2018//-Ghanaian top model Ms Prisca Abah is celebrating her 24th birthday today in Accra, Ghana’s capital city in a grand style.

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