African govts urged to promote manufacturing sector

July 28, 2021 The Chief Executive Officer of Blue Power Energy Limited, Mrs Salma Okonkwo, has called on African countries to enact policies that will encourage the development of local manufacturing...

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Africa, India must collaborate to grow businesses – Namibia envoy

July 21, 2021 The Namibian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mrs Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, has called for greater collaboration between Indian businesses and their African counterparts to boost trade between the...

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AfCFTA Secretariat, African shippers’ councils sign MoU

July 13, 2021 The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASC) to help boost intra-African...

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Africa faces steep COVID-19 surge

July 6, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is picking up with speed, spreading faster and hitting harder in Africa. The WHO Regional Director for...

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World Bank financing for COVID-19 vaccine rollout exceeds $4 billion

July 1, 2021 The World Bank announced today, June 30, 2021, that it is providing over $4 billion for the purchase and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines for 51 developing countries, half of which are in...

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Ghana, UK invest £223m in local infrastructure

June 18, 2021 The United Kingdom (UK)-Ghana Economic Partnership, under the UK-Ghana Business Council (UKGBC), has invested more than £223 million in infrastructural projects across the country. The...

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African countries urged to intensify efforts to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

June 16, 2021 The African Union (AU) on Monday emphasized the need to scale up COVID-19 vaccines manufacturing in Africa so as to achieve universal and equitable access. The latest call was made by the...

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How to attract private finance to Africa’s development

June 15, 2021 African economies are at a pivotal juncture. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought economic activity to a standstill. Africa’s hard-won economic gains of the last two decades, critical in...

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Maritime Authority moves to enhance policing of nation’s waters

June 15, 2021 … as Gulf of Guinea accounts for 43% of reported piracy in Q1 2021    The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has entered into a strategic partnership to better communicate with...

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MasterCard Foundation commits US$1.3bn to COVID-19 fight in Africa

June 9, 2021 The Mastercard Foundation, an independent non-profit organisation, has announced its intention to allocate US$1.3billion in partnership with the Africa Centre for Disease Control and...

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