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James Lahai Acting Chair Waeon Executive Council

WAEON moves to inject credibility into electoral processes

Scores of citizens’ election observer groups and election experts in West Africa have gathered at the West African Election Observers Network (WAEON) Conference in...
African Development Bank

We-Fi: Heads of state brainstorm over ways of supporting women entrepreneurs ...

Heads of state, ministers, leaders of multilateral development banks, private sector executives, women entrepreneurs, and contributing governments of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)...
Afdb

Nigeria’s slow economy drags West African countries down – AfDB

Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019 and...
Afdb

AfDB okays US$20 million investment in Uhuru Growth Fund

The African Development Bank has approved a US$20 million equity investment in Uhuru Growth Fund 1, a first-generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited,...
Nana Addo

Ghana is 4th Happiest Country Because of Nana’s Policies – Nana Boakye

Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, the Tema West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has touted the positive impact of the Akufo-Addo government saying...
Obesity in Ghana

Urbanization creating alarming obesity problems in West Africa – FAO

The United Nations (UN ) Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has identified obesity and overweight as major health risks in West Africa, an official...
Lecture Conference

Conference on Literature and Language Studies for West Africa Underway

Professor Domwini Dabire Kuupole, Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast has said to reposition the literature of Africans after the colonial...
Delali Miledzi

Miledzi brings class to West Africa Super Middleweight Name

Ghana’s young rising boxer, Delali Miledzi proved to be a world title aspirant, when he knocked out experienced Burkinabe boxer, Jules Kabore, to claim...
Dialysis

Chinese Outfit to Establish Dialysis Centres in West Africa

A leading Chinese investment firm will from next month start the process of setting up dialysis centers in some West African countries, a senior...
health

Maiden West Africa International Health Summit Opens in Accra

A three-day West Africa International Health Summit opened on Wednesday with a call on African nations to team up and raise the quality of...
Fertiliser Terminal

Yara Ghana Launches West Africa’s New Fertiliser Terminal

Yara International ASA has launched its new fertiliser terminal in Ghana as part of measures to position the country as a hub for the...
Huawei Y7 prime 2019

Huawei deems Ghana as key market in West Africa

For world giant mobile technology company Huawei, Ghana is a key market in West Africa, a senior official has disclosed late Tuesday. ...
Afican donkey showing signs of dullness and inappetence - credit The Donkey Sanctuary

Equine influenza epidemic in West Africa

International animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary is warning of a potential disease epidemic in West Africa, as Nigeria declares an outbreak of Equine...
cocoa

West Africa initiates PPP to stem cocoa-related deforestation

A change in the agro-technical methods used in the production of cocoa is critical to reversing deforestation and effects of Climate Change in West...
Fire and smoke rise after rocket attacks

UN envoy expresses concern over increasing attacks in West Africa

A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region's UN...
rice

China South-South Cooperation to give new boost to rice production in West Africa –...

West African countries will from next year(2019), receive further technical aid under the China South-South Cooperation in Agriculture to boost further the production of...
Aerial view the downtown area of Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique

West Africa consumer confidence shows some gains

Nigerian consumer wallets under pressure Ghanaian consumers’ immediate-spending intentions increase by 14 points Lagos, 6 December 2018 - Nigeria’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for...
Seed Impact

West Africa: Seed Companies get Funding

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), a Pan-African institution that invests in agribusinesses and renewable energy enterprises, has launched the ‘Seed for Impact Programme’...

8th Ghana CSR Awards: QNET joins socially-responsible companies

QNET, a prominent global direct selling company, providing a range of products that are offered through its e-commerce platform by Independent Representatives (IRs) in...

WACSI Has Developed An Electronic Directory To Enhance CSOs’ Networking And Partnership Opportunities

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have contributed effectively over the years to development in West Africa. They have advocated for social, political and economic transformation,...

GCB Bank Goes International

GCB Bank Limited is expanding its operations to other countries, the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank in charge of Operations, Mr Samuel Amankwah,...

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...

British Airways To Offer Exclusive Sale As Terminal 3 Opens

British Airways is offering a special club world discount offer of $2139 for its Ghanaian customers. The fare, which excludes taxes, fees and other surcharges,...

Daily Trust Opens Nomination For 2018 African Of The Year Award

A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2017, opened...
oil

West Africa needs two million bpd petroleum refinery capacity – expert

The West African sub-region needs at least a two million barrels per day capacity petroleum refinery to meet market demands for finished products in...

West Africa’s Peace and Sports Ambassador is Fianoo

Mr. Kudjoe Fianoo, Chairman of Ghana League Club Association (GHALCA), has been appointed ambassador for Peace and Sports for West Africa, by an international...
Transhipment Hub

Ghana is West Africa’s Transhipment Hub

Ghana is gradually becoming a trans-shipment hub in West Africa following expansion works carried out at the Tema Port, Mr Anthony Firmin, the Chief...
FISHERIES

Fisheries Programme Committees for West Africa inducted

Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) has inaugurated two reconstituted committees for the implementation of the final component of...
CoinAfrique

CoinAfrique classifieds app platform raises €2,5 Million in Series A Round

CoinAfrique, the most downloaded classifieds app in French-speaking Africa, aims to exceed 10 million monthly users by 2022. The classified ads platform CoinAfrique has raised...

AfDB Evaluates West Africa’s Economies

The African Development Bank has expanded its flagship publication, the African Economic Outlook, with five regional reports. The regional economic studies were released in Tunis...