Ghana: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 4:03 pm
The African economy is overly dependent on public investment for infrastructure development, says Donald Kaberuka, president of African Development Bank. The Agriculture Fast Track is a critical tool to leverage private sector investment.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Dana Sanchez, 2:35 pm
Once the graduates of Digital Jobs Africa find employment, they are asked to fund another student from a deprived background. With this model, the training academy is more-than two-thirds self-funded, with plans to become completely self-funded in the future.
Makula Dunbar, 1:56 pm
Tullow Oil Plc (TLW), a U.K. explorer with most of its licenses in Africa, said Ghana’s approval its $4.5 billion oil-field development paves the way for construction of the offshore project.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Makula Dunbar, 5:22 pm
New documents on logging permits in Ghana indicate most timber exported from the country is likely illegal, exposing purchasers to possible jail time under a new European Union regulation, the environmental watchdog group Global Witness said Tuesday.
Dana Sanchez, 2:01 pm
Three African countries made the top 10 list of most friendly to tourists. The majority of the African countries made the top half of the global rankings in this category.
Dana Sanchez, 6:48 pm
Shell plans to start drilling deep-water wells offshore Benin, Gabon and Nigeria this year, and could start to explore the Orange Basin off the northwestern coast of South Africa next year.
Dana Sanchez, 3:19 pm
How African countries can more readily include low income residents as consumers, entrepreneurs and employees is the subject of a United Nations report released in Ethiopia during the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African Unity.
Makula Dunbar, 2:33 pm
Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.
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