Category: Africa

Ghana, Ivory Coast receive world’s first free COVAX jabs

Published by on March 26, 2021
Categories: Africa Blog Business Ghana News Politics

Ghana and its West African neighbour Ivory Coast on Monday became the world’s first states to administer vaccines from COVAX, a global scheme to procure free coronavirus jabs for poorer countries. Rich countries have surged ahead with inoculating their population, while many poorer countries are still awaiting their first vaccine doses. President Nana Akufo-Addo of […]

5 regions in the North partner GEPA, Savannah Golden Tree to organize World Shea Expo

Published by on December 7, 2019
Categories: Africa Business News World

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority, (GEPA) says it will set up support for the development of the shea industry in the coming years. Madam Afua Asabea Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of GEPA said already, the Authority was extending funding support to a few shea processing companies in the Northern and Upper East Regions. She […]

Banking cleanup: Finance Committee rejects Ofori-Atta’s GHC15 billion request

Published by on December 7, 2019
Categories: Africa Business News World

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has failed to secure approval from the finance committee of parliament for an amount of 15.6 billion cedis for the banking sector clean-up. The additional amount, according to a memorandum to parliament from Mr Ofori-Atta on November 28, 2019, is to be used to “protect depositors of failed financial institutions and […]

Shatta Wale presents GHC150,000 worth of items to farmers

Published by on December 7, 2019
Categories: Africa Business Entertainment News World

As part of this year’s farmers day celebration, Ghanaian musician, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale, has presented items worth GHC150,000 to the District Chief Executive of the Amansie West District Assembly, Hon. Nii Larteh Ollenu as prize package for all winning farmers in the district. Handing over the items, Shatta Wale […]