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Thursday, February 27, 2020


Ghana Rugby

Funding Of Rugby Drives Ghana Stakeholder Congress

The golden thread throughout the Ghana Rugby 2020 Stakeholder Congress (GRSC)was the Union’s ability to fund its operations in light of the increased demands...

UN agency appeals for funding to help 1.2 million refugees, hosts in Ethiopia

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has appealed for "robust support" to meet the humanitarian needs of about 735,000 refugees and some 500,000 refugee...

Satellites show 2019 fires in Indonesia burn 1.6 million hectares of land

A new analysis of satellite data dispels the prevailing view that rainforests took the biggest hit from widespread fires in Indonesia in 2019. Background “While there...
climate change

Zambia appeals for more funding for climate mitigation programs

The Zambian government said on Tuesday it is committed to climate mitigation programs but needs more funding for the efforts. Minister of...

Afreximbank pledges funding for Zimbabwe food aid after drought

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) said Thursday it will soon grant multi-million dollar facilities to support Zimbabwe in provision of emergency food aid and...

Global charity calls for funding to feed hungry Somali children

International charity Save the Children on Thursday called on the international community to scale up funding to provide lifesaving services to children in Somalia's...

InsureTech Startup gets US$6Million funding to provide climate insurance for Ghana farmers

WorldCover, the insuretech startup which launched out of Y Combinator in 2016 and provides affordable satellite enabled climate insurance to smallholder farmers in emerging...
Board Mdf

Let’s Explore Other Sources of Funding to Develop Mining Communities

Mr Kwaku Asoma-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has tasked the newly inaugurated board members of the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) to...
Financing Agriculture

Stakeholders Debate on Agriculture Sector Funding

Stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural sector on Thursday, converged at a forum in Accra, to brainstorm on the best ways to access funding from financial...

4 Organizations in Africa Made Funding Partners for Jack Ma’s African Entrepreneurs

Alibaba founder Jack Ma's newly-launched African entrepreneurs funding program has partnered up with four African organizations, with their service covering 54 African countries, the...
Satellite imagery provided to Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) of the objects

Could the GNPC or Petroleum Fund Be the Source of Funding for Maritime Disputes?

As it stands now, it is clear that Ghana cannot do away with maritime boundary disputes with its neighbouring countries especially with countries she...
domestic violence

Aussie PM Pledges to provide funding for domestic violence and terrorism

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a major funding package to combat "new and emerging threats" to community safety. Addressing the National Press...
Seed Impact

West Africa: Seed Companies get Funding

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), a Pan-African institution that invests in agribusinesses and renewable energy enterprises, has launched the ‘Seed for Impact Programme’...
mental health

Ghana’s health official urges funding for mental health facilities

Health authorities in Ghana could be compelled to shut down the country's mental health facilities due to lack of funds to run them, Chief...
Atewa Forest

FOE-Ghana: Warns China Development Bank not to destroy ‘Atewa Forest’ through its funding

As a matter of urgency the government of Ghana has been cautioned to stop all mining and prospecting activities in Ghana’s forest reserves especially...

Water Aid desires funding for WASH

Mr Mohammed Abdul Nashiru, Country Director, for Water Aid, Ghana has called on government to increase financial budgetary support for Water, Hygiene and Sanitation...
5th Annual SEforALL Africa Workshop

5th Annual SeforAll Africa Workshop will look at Funding for energy access

Back-to-back with the SEforALL Global Forum held in Lisbon recently, the SEforALL Africa Hub held its Fifth Annual Africa Workshop under the headline “Financing...
Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah

Prof. Addae-Mensah calls for careful examination of Government Free SHS funding

Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah, a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, has called for a critical look at the funding of the Free...

Tanzanian NGO urges more funding for education

Tanzania's leading education non-governmental organization (NGO) HakiElimu on Tuesday raised concerns over falling education standards in the east African nation and called for more...
YFM Dialogues with the Youth

Gratis Foundation campaigns for more funds for youth training programs

Gratis Foundation has called for increased funding to aid the training of more young people for the job market. Mr. Isaac Osei Mensah, its Eastern...
District Demand

Assemblies Major Source of Funding Remains IGF

Madam Christine Bonbanye Amadu, the Chief Executive Officer of Jirapa Municipal Assembly said Internally Generated Fund (IGF) remains the best option for Municipal and...
World Bank

World Bank assures Tanzania continued support to funding development projects

The World Bank on Monday assured Tanzania continued support to funding the east African nation's development projects aimed at reducing poverty and improving economic...

Tax paying mandatory for taxpayers

Ghanaian taxpayers have been urged to honour their tax obligations by making accurate and timely payments for the rapid socio-economic development of the nation. Mr...

Pensplusbytes Sensitize Health Personnel In E/R

Pensplusbytes has trained 100 health personnel in four districts in the Eastern Region on the operation of the Dashboard as part of the People...

South Sudan’s humanitarian exhibition calls for funding

At least 82 national non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are participating in the ongoing second annual humanitarian exhibition to highlight work by humanitarian organizations in South...

Rule Out Funding OSP With Donations And Grants – Kofi Bentil

The Bill that is meant to establish the office of the special prosecutor (OSP), currently pending consideration in Parliament, is featuring donations and grants...
Raw sewage flowing into the Sao Conrado beach-an upmarket area which is unsafe to swim due to sanitation problems

Kenyan, Rwandan social enterprises secure funding to boost urban sanitation

Two social enterprises in Kenya and Rwanda have secured new funding to improve access to affordable sanitation services to low-income urban dwellers. A statement from...
air pollution

Portsmouth researchers set out to tackle air pollution

The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Creative and...

AfDB says funding for water, sanitation in Africa hits US$2.6 billion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Tuesday its funding portfolio towards water and sanitation services in the continent was worth about 2.6 billion U.S....

Phanes Group Launches Solar Programme to Enhance Africa’s Energy Output

Phanes Group, an integrated end-to-end solar provider, has launched its first Solar Incubator programme, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa...