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AfDB launches US$100m project for Export Trading in sub-Saharan Africa

The African Development Bank has approved a US $100- million facility to finance Export Trading Group (ETG’s) soft commodity value chain operations in sub-Saharan...

NSS re-designs its programmes

Mr Ussif Mustapha, Executive Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS) said the scheme is re-designing programmes to respond to positive needs of the...
malaria

Business Entities Urged To Embrace Safe Malaria Initiative

Mr Felix Nyanor-Fosu, Chief Party of the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP), has called on business entities to embrace the Safe Malaria Initiative...
Dr. Xavier Crespin

West African bloc seeks private sector support for health sector

The West African bloc is seeking to strengthen the role of the private sector in health service delivery in the sub-region as financing sources...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Quick Action Needed To Stem Army Worm Invasion

Stakeholders have warned that the growing menace of the Fall Armyworm could derail government’s programme to boost agriculture production and to create jobs. Speaking to...

WHO Launch New Report On Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has launched a new report, which indicates the remarkable achievements the world has made...
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Ghana Chalks Success In Fight Against NTDs

Ghana has been described as one of the countries in Africa that has successfully eradicated Guinea worm and Trachomaas, which are part of the...
Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Agric Minister Pushes For More Private Sector Support

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has made strong case for development partners and the private sector to continue...

Minister of Finance To Read 2017 Budget On Behalf Of Ghana’s President

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, will, on behalf of the President, present the 2017 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to Parliament on...

First Lady Encourage Efforts To Eradicate Malaria

First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo on Wednesday launched the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project and Malaria Safe Initiative to encourage active private sector participation...

Ghana launches private sector malaria prevention project

Ghana's First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo on Wednesday launched the private sector malaria prevention project to encourage private sector participation in efforts at eradicating malaria. ...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Kenya to raise new funds from donors, private sector to combat drought

Kenya intends to raise new funds from multilateral donors and local corporations to support humanitarian assistance for an estimated 3 million people affected by...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Celebrate Incredible Progress

Mankind is currently witnessing the fastest progress the world has ever seen in global health and poverty reduction, says the Bill and Melinda Gates...

Akufo-Addo Faces Dilemma Of Epic Proportions

“For my part, I am grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to serve Ghanaians in the coming years. I assure you that...

Private Sector Is Integral To Education

LAGOS, Nigeria, 15 December 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Private sector participation needs to be viewed as not only valuable to education and skills development...
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Ghana encourages market-driven skills for private sector

Skills development has become a highly topical development policy issue in Ghana in the past decade. The Ghana skills and technology development project is...
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Veep: Governments support for agriculture sector still deep

He described agriculture as a principal private sector enterprise, which contributes significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. Mr Amissah-Arthur said this at...
Climate change

Towards Combating Climate Change: Private Sector Urged To Back Govt’s Effort

Mr. Venan Sondo, a Chartered Environmentalist and Sustainability Consultant, said it should partner the government in the areas of technological design and development, manufacturing...
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Ghana amends procurement law to boost investors’ confidence

Deputy Minister of Finance Mona Quartey said this here Thursday during the Eighth Annual Public Forum on the amended Public Procurement Act (PPA), Act...

Social enterprise creates new employment avenues in Ghana

The Social Enterprises Activity in Ghana Research Report launched by the British Council in Ghana in conjunction with the Ministry of Trade and Industry...
Centre for CSR West Africa

National Corporate Social Responsibility Policy launched

The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, West Africa has welcomed the announcement of a National Corporate Social Responsibility Policy for Ghana. The Centre...

Federal government to unveil ‘Change begins with me’ campaign amidst crisis

The federal government is set to unveil the national re-orientation campaign ''Change Begins With Me'' to the private sector. The Minister of Information and Culture,...
ICT sector

Kenya to partner with private sector to address ICT skills gap

Principal Secretary for Information Communication Technology (ICT) Sammy Itemere told a telecom forum in Nairobi that despite the progress make in the past decade,...
some exhibitors and participants at the opening

POWERELEC expo to turn to alternative energy sources

Launching a three-day Ghana International Power, Electrical and Electronics Expo (POWERELEC), he said Ghana had moved from solely relying on hydro- power to thermal...

Shinzo Abe graces Japan-Africa Business Summit

1. On Sunday, August 28, commencing at 11:56 a.m. (local time; 17:56 p.m., Sunday, August 28, Japan time) for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe,...
Mr James Asare-Adjei, AGI President

AGI asks private entities to support EXIM Bank

Mr James Asare-Adjei, the AGI President, said the activities of the bank would inure to the benefit of industries and businesses in the country. He...

Lordina Mahama appeals for more support for healthcare sector

Presenting various medical supplies to selected communities in the Brong Ahafo Region during a recent working visit, Mrs Mahama said since the development of...
climate change

ECOWAS Commission climate change workshop held

The three-day workshop, which commences from July 13 to 15, 2016, in Abuja, Nigeria, will enable participants analyse the Paris Agreement on climate change...
Laolu Akande

Presidency explains rational behind private sector exclusion from EMT

Senior special assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Laolu Akande, who spoke in Abuja on Thursday, however quickly pointed out that the private sector...
Agriculture

SADA asked to Utilize persistent floods to advance agriculture

The day’s forum, on the Project theme, “Mainstreaming Inputs of Youth and Women Farmers into SADA Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP)”, was organized by...