Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Ghana may only produce around 700,000 tonnes of cocoa this season, well short of its initial forecast of 850,000 tonnes, due to poor rains during the main crop harvest, the head of the Cocobod marketing board told Reuters on Monday. The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) forecast a global cocoa surplus...
Her friends said the 35-year-old Kenyan sex worker was careful how she conducted business at her home in Majengo, an informal settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, where she only allowed clients in for a “quickie”. But on the night of May 7, a curfew imposed to stem the spread...
Africa’s economic, business and public policy analysts are forecasting that the speed and scope of the continent’s post-COVID-19 recovery will largely depend on the effective implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). These views were contained in the recent UN publication, “Africa Renewal.” The AfCFTA is an African...
There have been significant advancements in the sports betting industry. Technological innovations have been behind the enormous growth of sports betting. The changes have played a considerable role in enhancing the user experience on online betting sites like Betway and other sportsbooks. In this article, we will get to understand...
  The program would empower participants to identify and make the most of upcoming opportunities that will move them towards aspirational employment HexGn, a consulting firm known for fast-tracking entrepreneurship and upcoming technologies globally, has joined hands with the Africa Islamic Economic Foundation (AFRIEF) (www.AFRIEF.org) to launch its flagship start-up program, HexGn...
It explored digital responses that can be quickly deployed to address the disruptions to food systems, caused by COVID-19 Africa must seize the opportunity of the COVID-19 pandemic to deepen the digitalization of agricultural value chains and transform the sector, speakers at a webinar jointly hosted by the FAO Investment...
The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement starts today, January 1, 2021.  This is after the agreement was postponed twice in 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. With its secretariat in Accra Ghana, the AfCFTA will create the largest free trade area in...
Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations was recognised last night at the Ghana Business Standard Awards 2020 with the ‘Outstanding Airline Company of the Year’ accolade. The airline was awarded for its outstanding commitment to remarkable business standards in its sector, demonstrating a high standard service delivery,...
DEAL 2018 is the largest show in the amusement industry that is held closer to the African region. The show aims to provide an effective platform for the stakeholders within the African leisure, entertainment and amusement sector, as per International Expo Consults - organiser of the show. Recent developments...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking a second term in office in elections due next year, his office has said. It ends months of speculation about whether the 74-year-old leader plans to run for re-election. His first term has been beset by poor health, which saw him spend months in...