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USA, Ghana host 5th Security Governance Initiative Steering Committee Meeting

The 5th Security Governance Initiative (SGI) Steering Committee Meeting between Ghana and the United States of America (USA) has been held at the West...

West Africa consumer confidence shows small dips & some gains

Ghanaian consumers’ immediate-spending intentions increase by 14 points Nigerian consumer wallets under pressure Nigeria’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the third quarter of...

West Africa’s failed war on drugs

No matter where you look in West Africa, drug laws are failing. Despite tough sentencing guidelines and zero-tolerance policies, drug use is increasing while...

Happy Republic Day, Ghana!

On this day in 1960, the West-African nation of Ghana became a Republic. The Business and Financial Times wishes all Ghanaians a Happy Republic Day!!!

West Africa’s skills and youth unemployment crisis – why business...

West Africa is on the rise, with Nigeria showing resilience and diversifying its economy following a recession and Ghana enjoying stellar GDP growth of...

Cargill sees balanced cocoa market, growth in local processing

Smaller crops, more demand pave way for balance in 2017/18 Cargill looking to expand origin processing, focus on Africa Company to work with...

AIR Namibia appoints APG Network for West Africa sales

Air Namibia has appointed APG Network are pleased to announce the new partnership entered into effective March 2018. Air Namibia has appointed APG Network as...

Certification for mobile money to enhance operations

A GSMA Mobile Money Certification will bring about safer, more transparent and more resilient financial services for millions of mobile money users, Nathan Naidoo-Head...

West Africa Mobile ecosystem to be worth over US$50bn by 2022

New study points to strong subscriber and mobile broadband growth in West Africa The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more...

AWA expands regional operations …set to start Freetown flights

Indigenous airline Africa World Airlines (AWA) is scaling-up its sub-regional operations with the addition of Freetown, Sierra Leone, to its destinations. The airline’s new service...

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