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Holberton announces US$20 million funding to accelerate its development in Africa

The funding will allow the Californian-based startup to develop its computer engineering training solutions for universities, training centers, and companies on the African continent. ...
Women Dialogue

AGRA’s VALUE4HER programme to accelerate women’s performances in agribusiness

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has held an inter-country networking and advocacy meeting in Accra, to facilitate dialogue among women...

Chinese loans accelerate infrastructural development, not debt burden – Serbian president

Chinese loans have propelled Serbia's infrastructural development rather than adding its public debt burden, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has said.
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Ghana-Burkina Faso railway connectivity to accelerate Sub region’s economic growth

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister for Railway Development, says plans are on course for Government to secure private sector partnership in the construction of...

Ireland retail sales accelerate in February

dpa-AFX/GNA - Ireland's retail sales rose in February after falling in the previous month, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Monday. The...
An intercity railway between Zhengzhou and Xuchang, two cities in central China’s Henan Province, is being constructed, May 10, 2019. (Photo by Niu Shupei/People’s Daily Online)

China to accelerate suburban railway construction, build more one-hour commuting circles

By Qiu Haifeng, Zhang Zitong Suburban railways recently embraced new progress in multiple regions in China, and the country is planning to further accelerate the...
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MMDAs exist to accelerate local development-Planning Officer

The Municipal, Metropolitan, and District Assemblies exist to accelerate local development; Mrs Sibawehi Khadijah Assistant Development Planning Officer, Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly has stated. Mrs. Khadijah...
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Dr Awal pledges to accelerate Marine Drive Project

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture, has promised to accelerate the development of the Marine Drive Project, which he...
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Local Government Ministry launches Local Economic Development Policy

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has launched a National Local Economic Development (LED) Policy and Action Plan to help accelerate...
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Leveraging technology amidst COVID-19 can accelerate achievement of SDGs

Madam Patricia Obo-Nai, the Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana, says leveraging digital technology is a way out in accelerating the achievement of the 169...
Traffic police of Lujiang county, Anhui province are monitoring and managing traffic by applying new technologies, February 11, 2018. (Photo by Zuo Xuechang from People’s Daily Online)

UN chief urges efforts to harness digital technologies to accelerate achievement of SDGs

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said that efforts must be made to harness digital technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s private sector vows to accelerate adoption of circular economy

Kenya's private sector on Tuesday vowed to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy in order to promote environmental sustainability. Karin Boomsma,...
Priority Policies

Ghana explores effective policy solutions to accelerate economic growth

A seven-member Eminent Panel of renowned economists and academics have been tasked to critique 80 priority public policies and interventions and identify those that...
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Seedstars World Accra 2020 applications opened

Every year, Seedstars seeks out the most promising startups in emerging markets to join its global community and accelerate them through their programs and...

Accelerate efforts to serve people who lack access to water – World Vision

World Vision Ghana (WV) has called on government to accelerate efforts to ensure that all Ghanaians have access to potable water. A statement issued Mr...
FAO Africa

FAO to strengthen South-South, triangular cooperation to accelerate agri-food systems transformation

Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Qu Dongyu on Wednesday said the organization will further leverage the full potential of South-South...

Oguaa citizens initiate moves to accelerate development

The Association of Concerned Cape Coast Citizens and Residents has initiated steps towards facilitating the pace of development within the Metropolis and beyond. ...

Cape Coast citizens initiate moves to accelerate development

A group calling itself Association of Concerned Cape Coast Citizens and Residents (ACCCCAR), has initiated steps towards facilitating quicker pace of development within...

Let’s work to consolidate peace and development-DCE

Madam Agnes Anamoo, the Nabdam District Chief Executive in the Upper East Region, has urged the newly constituted Assembly Members to work together...
Dr. Ernest Addison

Banks urged to explore partnerships to accelerate digitisation process

Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has called on banking sector players to seek partnerships to accelerate the pace...
European Union

EU urges Africa to prioritize women empowerment to accelerate SDGs progress

The European Union on Thursday urged Africa to prioritize women empowerment in order to accelerate progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
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Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Opens in Ghana

World’s Premier Early-Stage Accelerator Calling for Aspiring and Early-Stage Entrepreneurs in Need of Mentorship, Training, and Funding. Program Offers Perks from Selected Partners.  The Founder...
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AU leadership academy urged to accelerate Africa’s integration

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday urged its leadership academy to accelerate the continental integration process, with a particular emphasis to the implementation of...

African Continental Free Trade Area agreement to accelerate trade in agricultural goods

Despite its vast agricultural potential, Africa has remained a net importer of agricultural products in the last three decades. Currently, many African countries import...
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

ICFJ to support News Startups in Latin America

A pioneering initiative will identify and invest $1.5 million in promising news media startups in Latin America and accelerate their efforts to grow into...
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Israel donates devices to Zambia to accelerate male circumcision drive

The Israel government on Wednesday donated PrePex devices to the Zambian government to help accelerate the country's male circumcision agenda. The...
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Ghana Can Boost Agricultural Development with Extension Services

Mr Theophilus Osei Owusu, Acting Director, Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services (DAES), has said an effective extension system is vital for an effective and...

Accelerating sustainable development in Asia-Pacific calls for strong partnership

Future technologies and innovative financing have the potential to transform and accelerate sustainable development, but better policies and regulation are needed to ensure all...
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Ghana and Japan to Improve trade, investment relations

Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a...