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Veep officially unveils Absa Ghana Limited in Accra

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday officially unveiled Absa Ghana Limited, formerly Barclays Ghana Limited at a colourful ceremony in Accra. Dr Bawumia...
Professor Irina Abramova, Director of the Institute of African Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences, with Russia President Vladimir Putin. Photo Credit: Kremlin.ru

Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa exploring Investment Partnerships for growth

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Early December, Rossiyskaya Gazeta and Tass News Agency, both published interviews with Professor Irina Abramova, Director of the Institute of African Studies under the...

Security in Digital Money Transactions

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Nowhere else in the world moves more money using mobile phones than Sub-Saharan Africa. The region is responsible for an astonishing 45.6% of global...
IMF

IMF says Sub-Saharan Africa growth to pick up to 3.6 percent in 2020

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The growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to rise to 3.6 percent in 2020 from 3.2 percent in 2019, according to the 2019 Regional...
Renewable Energy

The rising trend towards the Corporate Procurement of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Renewable technologies are evolving at a rapid pace and there has been a dramatic decline in the costs associated with its procurement. This provides...

The world is not fully on track to achieve the SDGs – CSOs Platform...

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), has called on leaders to set a more ambitious roadmap, identifying clear...

Experts call for new ‘alliance for digitalisation’ to help revolutionise African agriculture

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Regional coordination and cooperation is essential to unlock the full potential of new digital tools to boost food security and productivity, the African Green...

Facebook marks ‘Icons of Change’ in Ghana

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As part its of effort of celebrating Africa's next generation of leaders and innovators; Facebook brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs...
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Namibian official appointed VP for Sub-Saharan Africa of international court administration body

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Namibia's Executive Director from the Office of the Judiciary Rolanda Van Wyk was recently appointed to the executive board of the International Association for...
Climate change

African youth pledge to combat Climate change

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Climate change has been the one of the greatest challenges facing Africa today, specially the Sahel. It is obvious that, the fight against ...

IWG readies for large-scale rollout of its franchise offering in Africa.

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Flexible workspace provider, IWG plc has announced plans for a large-scale rollout of its franchise offering for flexible workspaces in a further 14 countries...
Ghana To Have A Digital Roadmap To Expand The Local Digital Economy

Ghana seeks a formal digital economy for accelerated growth

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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