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Ghana To Have A Digital Roadmap To Expand The Local Digital Economy

Ghana seeks a formal digital economy for accelerated growth

As government of Ghana seeks to grow the the country's economy beyond aid, one of the key sectors it would like to see formalized...
Digital Skills

Over 230 million jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa will demand digital skills by 2030- FC...

According a new report released by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in cooperation with L.E.K. Consulting,demand for digital skills in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected...
Dentsu Aegis Network

Dentsu Aegis Network to Project Africa Globally

Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) currently has 10 owned offices across Africa, 34 affiliates and a staff component of 1500+. Making...

Sub-Saharan Africa needs 20 million jobs annually to meet growing demand – Christine Lagarde

Sub-Saharan Africa will need at least 20 million jobs annually to meet the demands of a fast growing population, Christine Lagarde, managing director of...
good cook

Research to improve food and water security begins

A project to develop research capacity across institutions that are self-sustaining and focused on improving food and water security for the poorest of society...

Greater Effort Needed To Fight Armyworm In Spite Of Progress Made

A major new report published by CABI has today revealed that losses due to fall armyworm are lower than projected in 2017 and the...

Growth In Sub-Saharan Africa Slower Than Expected

Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018 issue of...

Ghana , Volkswagen strike a deal to start producing vehicles

Volkswagen has taken a laudable step by signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Ghana to start the process of establishing...

Latest World Bank Review Indicates Unchanged Quality Of Policies In Africa

The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank....
CIPS Salary

Procurement and supply chain salaries in Sub-Saharan Africa are the lowest but…

Over 4000 global procurement professionals* contributed to the latest free salary guide from The Chartered institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) in partnership with...
Investment

Industry players In Sub-saharan Africa to be equipped with Industry 4.0

The Department of Trade and Industry (The DTI), the Department of Science and Technology and the Manufacturing Circle have partnered with the Manufacturing...
Consumer Confidence

Ghana’s CCI stable at 120 but Nigeria dropped nine points to 113

It’s no secret that Sub-Saharan Africa has been through a tumultuous few years with fluctuating commodity prices and resulting market uncertainty, so it’s no...
IMF UG

IMF predicts an increased growth in economy for Sub-Saharan Africa

The economy of Sub-Saharan Africa will recover modestly from 2.8 per cent growth in 2017 to 3.5 per cent in 2018, the International Monetary...

Hungary re-opens Embassy in Ghana

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says the re-opening of the Hungarian Embassy in Ghana would play a significant role in strengthening the bilateral and...
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...

Owners Of McVitie’s Digestive Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Pladis, the owners of McVities, Godiva and Ulker brands, has launched a national consumer promotion campaign to celebrate its consumers as part of the...
toilet

Ghana among 10 countries without decent toilets

Ghana has been named among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of 85.7 of its population without decent toilets. This equals about...
sub-Saharan Africa

UN decries high number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday the number of people suffering from chronic undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa has increased to 22.7...
United Bank for Africa (UBA)

Managing Director Of UBA Adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance

Mrs Abiola Bawuah, the Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana Limited, has been adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance as...

Africa Represents a Force in Global Change for Investors

Sub Saharan Africa's strong performance in Doing Business is a sign of times Today in Africa some economies are struggling to adjust to a changing...
Economic Africa

Report Indicates Sub-Saharan Africa Registered Relative Growth

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with Gross Domestic Product growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 per cent in...
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...

Millions of Africans to have online access

Nearly 4 million people in rural Africa will be connected to telecommunications for the first time thanks to an initiative by Africa Mobile Networks,...

Inspire a love for learning in order to grow education in Africa

The outlook for schooling in sub-Saharan Africa is more positive than it's ever been, with the region having experienced a dramatic increase in access...

Africans urged to harness informal trade

Africa's vast but informal cross-border trade can contribute to improving livelihoods and increasing regional integration across the continent, according to a new report presented...

Letshego Holdings Limited strengthens board

Letshego Holdings Limited (“Letshego”), the inclusive finance focused group with microfinance banking and consumer lending subsidiaries across sub-Saharan Africa, announces the appointment of...

PSGH Focus On A Push For Malaria Prevention

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has marked the 2017 World Malaria Day on the theme “End Malaria for Good” with a focus on...
malaria

Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Joins Fight Against Malaria

The Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Limited (TPL) and the Samuel Armoo Tobin Foundation have donated assorted pharmaceutical products worth GH¢10,000 to the children’s hospital in Accra...

Ghana, Kenya And Malawi Joins WHO Malaria Program

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP) that will make the world’s first malaria vaccine available...
GDP

African Countries Urged To Bridge Huge Infrastructure Gap

The World Bank’s Africa’s Pulse says Africa can greatly increase its per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP), if it is able to bridge the...