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Kenya’s mobile money transactions surged 11 percent in Q1

Kenya's mobile money transactions surged 11 percent in the first quarter of 2019 as compared to a similar period last year, boosted by innovation...
technology

Technology and innovation to trend in African tourism

African tourism will grow in 2019 with innovation and technology taking a center stage, said Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) on Wednesday. Darryl...
British Airways

British Airways New Menus derived from 92 years of Catering

Ninety-two years ago, British Airways antecedent, Imperial Airways introduced a service that made its Silver Wing flights famous and today remains integral to the...
IFC

IFC To Build The Capacity Of 100 Start-Ups To Spur Innovation And Job Creation...

International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more...
illegal mining

Ghana lifts ban on small-scale mining

The Ghanaian government has lifted the ban on small-scale mining, effective Dec. 17, Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation said here...

Let Us Encourage Creativity and Innovation

Technology has come to stay, it has come to transform and put to a stop those works that previously put our lives in peril. But...

Over 300 industry leaders to attend this year’s CRU Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Conference

Over 300 industry leaders to attend this year’s CRU Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Conference 2018, which is aimed at promoting investment, partnership and innovation across...
SDGs

Africa-Wide Competition On Innovation For SDGs To Commence In July 2018

The SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana has signed an agreement with Reach for Change to launch an Africa-Wide...
U.S-China Ties

Innovation and technology play important role in U.S-China relations – Li Qiangmin

Innovation and technological cooperation between China and the United States has played an important role in promoting the healthy and smooth development of bilateral...
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), the world’s largest filled-aperture radio telescope in southwest China’s Guizhou Province. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

China Registers Itself as Worlds No.1 in Technology innovation

China is accelerating its pace to stride towards the first echelon around the world in scientific and technological innovation and its innovation in a...
European Union-Africa Summit in Abidjan, Nov. 29, 2017

5th AU-EU Summit: Realizing a Remarkable Opportunity for Africa’s Investment and Entrepreneurship

Speaking at the 5th African Union - European Union summit in Abidjan today, Werner Hoyer, the President of the European Investment Bank, urged delegates...
EPA

EPA build capacity of Media and Civil Society Organization

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) on Wednesday organised a day’s sensitisation seminar to build the capacity...

Energy Media Group initiate award scheme

The 2017 Ghana Energy Awards Committee says all is set to honour energy sector players for their immense contributions to the field on November...
Local Government Service

MMDA’s plan for the coming year

The Local Government Service (LGS) has organised a two-day conference for Regional, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Coordinating Directors in Sunyani, in the Brong Ahafo...

Africa losing US$50b through illicit financial outflows

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Africans should be utterly concerned that the Continent looses, annually, more than $50 billion through illicit...

Ghana Gov’t Seek Funds To Implement Nationally Determined Contributions

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has held talks with managers of Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Bonn, Germany for...

Abuakwa State College Mark 80th Anniversary

Stakeholders in the educational sector must instill the virtues of hard work and discipline in school-going children to ensure they become useful and valuable...
Akufo-Addo leaves

President Of Ghana Leaves For Qatar

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday night left Ghana to Qatar for a three-day official visit. He would during the visit hold bilateral talks with...

3rd Annual National Hotels Awards Launched

The hotel industry in Ghana employs about 500,000 people mainly, consisting mainly the youth, Mr. John Kufuor, the Chief Executive of the African Regent...
climate change

NGO Calls For Climate Change Education For Youth

The Ghana Youth Alliance for Agenda 2030 (GYA-2030), a Non Governmental Organisation, has called for an increased education and awareness creation on climate change...
Local Government Service

HRM In Assemblies Charged To Adopt Professional Ethics

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS) has called on Human Resource Managers (HRM) in the various...
Visitors interact with intelligent robots during "The Computing Conference 2017" in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province on October 11, 2017. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

China Fast Tracks Its Plans on Innovation

China is hastening its march towards an innovation-driven country, with a recent report placing it 17th out of 40 major countries on the innovation...
Buyers and exhibitors talk about a product during the 122nd China Import and Export Fair. (Photo from the official website of the Canton Fair)

Canton Fair Becomes a Avenue for Innovation

The 122nd China Import and Export Fair, commonly known as the Canton Fair, opened in south China's Guangzhou city on October 15. As an...
health

Using Visual Communication to Promote and Behavioural Change for Maternal-Infant Health

One of the major barriers to accessing quality health care being it either maternal or infant health care or any health issue is the...
Argentina had accused YPF of not investing enough to increase output

Investing in Africa Forum: Africa Champions The Act of Innovation

The third Investing in Africa Forum (IAF) saw the launch of a thought-provoking report on propelling the economy, called Leapfrogging Through Innovation. Prepared by...
Asia-Pacific

Yogyakarta Trade Forum Ends with a Call for Innovation

The 8th Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum closed in Yogyakarta, Indonesia today with a strong focus on innovations and digital solutions that can enhance trade...
banks

First National Bank to Motivate Customers with New Products

First National Bank is promising its customers some exciting times in the months ahead with its innovative products and multiple banking channels. The move the...

Innovation Must Not Be Necessarily Troublesome

In the previous blog, we looked at what technology meant in the context of innovation and problem-solving for rural customers. In this second of...
Female Farmers

Kenyan farmers find respite from ravages of striga weed thanks to innovation

Smallholder farmers from Western Kenya are sighing with relief thanks to a novel innovation unveiled by global research bodies to contain the striga weed...

Three Innovation Prize winners awarded US$150, 000

The sixth edition of the coveted Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) culminated with a bang as the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) awarded three more...