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BlackWomenTech

Tanzania-based NGOs launch campaign to help working women

Three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Tanzania on Saturday launched a three-year joint campaign aimed at shaping women's attitude toward work. Oxfam,...
ecommerce101

China-Africa E-commerce Forum Scheduled Will Be Hosted by Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government said on Saturday that the second China-Africa E-Commerce Forum would be held in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, in November, this year. ...

U.S : Home Sales Down to 0.7 Per Cent in November

U.S. pending home sales overall fell 0.7 percent in November, and the latest government shutdown will harm the housing market, the National Association of...
inflation

Ghana’s producer inflation declines to 6.5 percent in November

Ghana's Producer Price Index (PPI) edged lower to 6.5 percent in November, Ghana Statistical Service said here on Wednesday. The November...
inflation

Ghana’s headline inflation falls to 9.3 percent in November

Ghana's headline inflation fell 0.2 percentage points to 9.3 percent in November, the Ghana Statistical Service announced here on Wednesday. Inflation...
inflation

Kenya’s overall inflation rate increases to 5.58 percent in November

Kenya's overall inflation rate increased slightly to 5.58 percent in November from 5.53 percent in October due to an increase in the cost of...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

November to mark defining moment in Ghana’s economy – Ofori-Atta

Coming November will be the defining moment in the future of Ghana’s economy, Minister for Finance, Kenneth Ofori-Atta hinted here on Tuesday. Addressing the media...
FDIs

Namibia’s foreign exchange reserves decline in November

Namibia's foreign exchange reserves declined to a five-month low of 28.5 billion Namibian dollars (2.3 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of November, statistics...
European Union-Africa Summit in Abidjan, Nov. 29, 2017

Viewpoint: Fifth European Union-Africa Summit Plagued by the Imperialist Destruction of Libya

2011 Counter-revolution against Gaddafi underlines the reemergence of enslavement and genocide Abidjan, Ivory Coast is the scene of the annual European Union-Africa Summit where...
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with First Lady Margaret at Swearing In on November 28, 2017

Viewpoint: President Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In for Second Term

Kenya faces challenges as opposition coalition threatens to establish parallel regime A rerun of the national presidential elections in the East African state of Kenya...
Constitution

Commission welcomes Petitioners demanding creation of Bono-East

The Commission of Enquiry for the Creation of Regions, on Tuesday held its fourth hearing in Accra with petitioners from Bono East in the...
Ghanaian Parliament

21 – 24 November Discussions on the floor of Parliament

Debate of Budget 2018 Commenced Parliament has started debating the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government for 2018. The various, relevant committees of Parliament...
afdb

Africa Capital Grabs US$ 15m Equity Investment from AfDB

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$ 15m equity participation in Africa Capital Works Fund. The investment will...
Hearts of oak

Hearts defender Vincent Atingah declared a free agent

Accra Hearts of Oak defender, Vincent Atingah has been declared a free agent by the Player Status Committee of the Ghana Football Association(GFA) on...
nutrition

AfDB to Grow African Agriculture and Nutrition Through Phatisa Food Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost...
road

AfDB Group Signs Facility for Tunisia’s Road Project

The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of €112 million to help finance the North-East Road Connectivity Support...

AfDB Allots €180 million for Cameroon’s Economic Reforms

The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a loan of €180 million to the Republic of Cameroon to finance the...
video

Airtel’s Robinson Crusoe TVC ‘LOST’ was awarded Gold at Epica Awards

Barely six months after it won treble awards at the prestigious African Cristal Festival, Airtel Nigeria’s ‘Lost’ Television Commercial has, once again, been adjudged...

Buipe, Yapei bridges closed for maintenance works

Government has announced a total closure of the Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region to allow for proper maintenance works to be...
KENYA Police

KENYA: ICTJ Paper Calls Failed Police Reform a Missed Opportunity to Restore Public Trust

A new paper from the International Center for Transitional Justice on police vetting in Kenya charges that the Kenyan government has failed to undertake...
Zimbabwe ZANU-PF figures involved in factional disputes includes Grace Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa and President Mugabe

Viewpoint: Leadership Change Underway in Zimbabwe After Resignation of President Robert Mugabe

“Operation Restore Legacy” spearheaded by ZDF removes 37-years-long leader in 8 days A factional struggle inside the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF)...
Guests from the public sector, private sector and civil society came together discuss how corporate social responsibility can drive the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Government Teams Up with Companies and NGOs for Ghana’s Sustainable Development

The UNDP-led SDG Philanthropy Platform in partnership with Reach for Change and the Ministry of Finance in Ghana, hosted an inaugural interactive dialogue with...

Cleen Foundation’s Observations on Anambra State Governorship Election

PREAMBLE Since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced that the governorship election in Anambra state will hold on November 18, 2017, people within and...
aviation

AfDB Seek Measures to Enhance Africa’s Air Connectivity

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector. Pierre Guislain, AfDB...
Global human rights

Zimbabwe’s New Government Must Uphold Human Rights

Responding to the news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe, Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International said: “After more than three...

UK looking forward to building sound relationship with Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, to strengthen ties between Ghana...
Industrialize Africa

Strategies, Policies, Institutions and Financing Needed for Africa’s Industrialization

A new report released Friday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

IFAD President Discusses Agricultural Development in Sao Paulo

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD), will highlight the importance of innovation in reducing...
off-grid energy

Governments and Off-Grid Energy Firms Fight for Universal Energy Access

At the first edition of the Off-Grid Government-Industry Dialogue (OGID) Day on 24 October 2017 in Abidjan, 80 representatives of African governments and practitioners...
afdb

AfDB Issues Five Year $ 2 Billion Global Benchmark

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB), rated Aaa (Moody’s) / AAA (S&P) / AAA (Fitch), launched and priced a new...