Monday, April 12, 2021
The recent announcement of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation will forever be remembered in the annals of history – the first woman and African to be chosen as Director General. Achieving this feat did not come easy, as it was fraught...
As individuals, families and organisations around the world come together to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, many will focus on the ‘human’ element: celebrating women’s achievements, fundraising for female-focused charities, and raising awareness about women’s equality. Doing so is vital – but it isn’t the entire story. Far...
We all have days when we feel insecure about a certain aspect of our appearance or think we don’t look our best. I’m sure most, if not all of us have something we don’t like about our physique. It might be the shape of your nose, complexion, height or...
Once again the International Women's Day is here, presenting the global opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, the world over. Marked annually, on March 8, the International Women's Day (IWD) is one of the most important events on the United Nations’ calendar, which makes...
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved US$70 million to finance the expansion and upgrade of the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. The Bank authorised a US$43 million senior term loan facility to Zimborders Mauritius Ltd and the issuance of an Investment Guarantee of US$27 million supporting Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund to...
ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, EBID, the regional development bank for the ECOWAS sub-region (Economic Community of West African States), and ODDO BHF AG, the Franco-German financial services group with a longstanding track record and expertise in ECA financing, have signed a framework agreement. Dr. George Donkor, President of...
The government has said its determination to realize massive improvement of health sector infrastructure will be vigorously pursued through 'Agenda111.' The vision dubbed ‘Agenda 111’ is part of the plans to make Ghana a leading centre of medical excellence. Speaking at his first state of the nation address, President Akufo-Addo, stated...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has commended the Africa Export and Import and Bank, Afreximbank for supporting Trade and Industrialization on the African continent. Nana Addo also commended the institution of the Pan-African Payments and Settlements System (PAPSS). He stated that the PAPSS could be effective in terms of its...
The United Nations has condemned the United States government and in passing the blind alignment of Cape Verde - in its strong-arm tactics with Venezuela, namely the inequity of the sanctions imposed on that Latin American country and the judicial persecution The condemnation is on the basis of an absolutely...
Africa’s path to building prosperity is at the core of the continent’s development narrative. For over half a century, we have been trying to figure out what our way out of poverty and underdevelopment should be. Still, the struggle remains. Why might that be? Simply put, there are a...
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