Sunday, September 25, 2022
Zimbabwe wants mining firms to list on the local bourse as part of efforts under new president Emmerson Mnangagwa to boost investment and local ownership of its vast mineral resources, a new bill before parliament showed. Mnangagwa, who took power in November when the military ousted Robert Mugabe after nearly...
“All across the world we are noticing growth…. Technology growth is the driving principles that are developing renewable energy resources. But Ghana seems to be missing in the puzzle. Renewable energy is a fright to policy makers” – Nana Amoasi VII, IES Executive Director. Across the world, access to...
The executive committee of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) has cancelled its 47th Conference and Annual General Assemblies, which were initially scheduled to be held from May 31st to June 3rd 2020. AIO is the umbrella-body of all Insurance Companies from the African Union (AU) countries. According to a release...
Roche has presented the study design for the first-ever breast cancer patient journey study in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) at the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) congress in Kigali, Rwanda. The study aims to describe the typical breast cancer patient journey, as well as to assess resource...
Malawi is facing a massive youth bulge, with more than half the population under the age of 18 – a share that is growing fast. This can be a boon for development, as a dynamic young working-age population propels the economy into the future. But, if the country fails...
Even though countries in Africa are endowed with many natural resources, most of them are poor and are beset by numerous problems. They have not been able to find ways to transform their huge potentials into reality. Since the attainment of independence from the late 1950s to the present...
Eradicating poverty and boosting prosperity in Africa starts in the boardroom. And it requires African business leaders to use their positions to foster more inclusive economic growth that benefits all stakeholders – customers, employees, suppliers, and communities – rather than focusing on short-term profits that fail to lift up...
Ghana and Ivory Coast account for two-thirds of the world's cocoa supply, but unlike oil-producing countries, they are unable to influence prices that are historically too low to meet the basic needs of small planters. "They could decide the market prices - above all if they allied themselves with other...
The ECOWAS Court has ordered the release of Venezuelan businessman, Alex Saab who has been detained in Cape Verde since June 2020. The court in a final judgement on Monday, March 15, 2021 determined that it was illegal and arbitrary for Cape Verde to arrest Mr. Saab, who is a...
Ghanaian consumer confidence declines by 15 points Nigerian sentiment also experiences a significant decline Against a backdrop of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, West African consumer sentiment has experienced a sharp drop in the Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for Quarter 2, 2020. Ghana’s figures show a substantial decrease of...
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