The African Guarantee Fund Group (AGF), through its subsidiary AGF West Africa, and the Orabank Group have concluded a portfolio guarantee agreement for a total amount of 60 billion FCFA (100 million USD), aimed at increasing the financing capacity of the Orabank Group in favor of SMEs through its...
Government has stated that the GHS 10 million fund expected to support women in entrepreneurship is a loan that comes with a lower interest rate of 10% or less, according to Business Development Minister, Mohammed Awal. He made this statement during the Women Entrepreneurship Conference held in Accra on the...
About 65 Startups across the country have been honoured at the 6th edition of the Young Entrepreneur Awards, held in Accra. The annual award ceremony is aimed at celebrating ambitious and indigenous Ghanaian Start-up businesses that are making an impact, contributing to economic growth, meeting social needs and putting the...
The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is unhappy with the Ghana Shippers’ Authority over modalities being used to implement the directives to waive demurrage and rent charges. The Ghana Shippers’ Authority has sent a notice to all its stakeholders that the directive to waive demurrage and rent charges at...
The Danish Foreign Minister, Anders Samuelsen, has engaged a group of young entrepreneurs in Ghana at the Institute of Economic Affairs in Accra. The meeting, which was attended by the minister and officials from the Danish Embassy in Ghana, sought to create a platform for promising young entrepreneurs to share...
Mrs. Aya Ayettey, Head-Production Assurance & Customer Care, Stanbic Bank Ghana, has entreated young ladies studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related courses and aspiring to go into STEM careers to always stay true to their goals in order to surmount the numerous challenges they may face in...
Twenty-two small and medium enterprises (SMEs) under the SNV Boosting Green Employment and Employment Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) project have ended a four-day tour to some industries in the Western Region. Dubbed the Business to Business (B2B) tour, it was supported by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Duapa...
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has said that with the nation’s growing industrial interest, there is the need for the state to accelerate its efforts in adding nuclear energy to the national energy mix to guarantee reliable, cheap, predictable and accessible power to support economic growth. Chief Executive Officer...
MTN Ghana has launched its 2023 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) Month with a pledge to support SMEs with relevant digital tools to scale up their businesses while leading the drive for digital and financial inclusion. In his keynote address at the event held at the company’s head office in...
Seven female-led micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have successfully secured US$2million in funding from private high net-worth individual (HNI) investors. Announcing this during the Women Entrepreneurship for Africa (WE4A) project’s conclusion in Accra, Juanita Addo, CEO-Hyma Academy, revealed that four additional enterprises secured a €120,000 grant while ten more...