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Ecobank Ghana receives Green Climate Fund Accreditation to support solar projects

Ecobank Ghana has been accredited by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), paving way for the institution to receive funds from the GCF for on-lending...

COVID-19: Sekyere Central sets up fund to support the fight

The Sekyere Central District Assembly has set up a covid-19 relief fund to solicit financial assistance to support the fight against the outbreak of...
The ESA and UK Space Agency has launched a £2.6m fund to use space technology to help the NHS tackle coronavirus Picture: ESA/PIXABAY

UK Space Agency launches US$3.27 million fund to fight COVID-19 outbreak

The UK Space Agency launched Tuesday a 2.6 million pounds (about 3.27 million U.S. dollars) fund to develop space-enabled technology and services in a...

Family Health University College establishes Board of Trustees for endowment fund

As part of measures taken to provide financial support to brilliant, but needy Ghanaian students willing to be trained at Family...
Agriculture in Africa

Kenya sets up US$40 million fund to boost agricultural industry

Kenya has set four billion shillings (about 40 million U.S. dollars) for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Fund that seeks to spur agricultural...

Uganda government releases contingency fund to counter desert locust invasion

The Ugandan government has released 15 billion shillings (about 4.5 million U.S. dollars) as a contingency fund to prevent the spread and invasion of...
SMEs lead job creation

Kenya mulls establishment of fund to boost start-ups growth

Kenya has fast-tracked the establishment of a fund to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access seed capital and spur their growth, a government...
Wpid Scatteringfertilizer

GAIDA begins advocacy to enforce Fertilizer Act

The Ghana Agri-Input Dealers Association (GAIDA) – Northern Region, has begun an advocacy action aimed at ensuring effective coordination of efforts of duty-bearer institutions...
Gas Pipeline

Chinese company to fund pipeline construction in Benin

A Chinese petroleum and gas company will fund pipeline construction for an amount of 1.3 million U.S. dollars in Benin to enable oil and...
United Nation

UN to fund Blue Growth Initiative project in eastern Africa region

The United Nations (UN) is set to fund a blue growth initiative project that will benefit five countries in the eastern Africa region. ...
Cardiovascular Disease

More Funding is Needed to Fund Neglected Tropical Disease

Professor David H. Molyneux, Senior Professorial Fellow of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, has called for the shoring up of financial resources and...
Lassa Fever

Healthcare providers in Nigeria propose fund for Lassa Fever

Nigerian health authorities have said the country will soon launch a healthcare fund to cater for patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever and...
domestic bond

GFDO Demands a National Monitoring Team for PWDs Fund

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFDO) has called for the establishment of a national monitoring team to monitor the use of the common...
Election in Ghana

Government charged to reintroduce Women in Local Governance Fund

Government has been asked to reactivate the Women in Local Governance Fund to support women logistically to stand for elections at the local level. The...
GIJ’s 60Th Anniversary

GIJ’s 60Th Anniversary and Endowment Fund Launched

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has launched its 60th Anniversary, aimed at connecting alumni, students, corporate Ghana, and numerous friends and supporters of...

South Sudanese Government Workers to Fund Peace Deal

South Sudan said on Wednesday it will tax all civil servants' salaries as it seeks funds to implement the peace agreement signed by warring...

India Finds Alternative Ways to Fund Cleaning of Ganga River

The Indian Culture Ministry said Monday that it would auction prestigious gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise money for cleaning river...
the world bank

World Bank hesitates to fund Tanzania’s southern tourism circuit over hydropower project

Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday the World Bank was hesitating to fund the east African nation's southern tourism circuit in protest against the implementation...

GEPA hunt for US$ 3 Million to Fund Avocado Project

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is seeking an initial funding of $ 3 million to start work on its avocado fruits project for...
Ministries Of Finance And Health

Ghana Government Poised To Identify Sustainable Sources To Fund NHIS

The Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has indicated that with the decreasing Development Assistance for Ghana, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry...

SSNIT pledges to fund students research into social security

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has expressed its commitment to support final year university students who pursue research topics on social...

FAPA gives approval to three projects to boost Africa’s SME development

Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government...
Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana and ADF Agree on US$39 Million Facility

Ghana and the African Development Fund (ADF) on Thursday signed a US$39.01 million loan agreement to support government’s Flagship Programme in Agriculture: Planting for...

More measures to be taken in 2018 to fund AU program budget

In 2018, member states of the African Union (AU) will be funding almost 40 percent of the pan-African program budget, compared to less than...
Taskforce arresting a woman at Pee Tay Enterprise

Displaced illegal miners at risk

Ms Hannah Blyth, the Programme Manager of the Fund for Peace, has called on government to ensure that a long term strategy is instituted...

MMDAs tasked to put up pragmatic proposals to attract investors

The Deputy Western Regional Minister, Mrs Gifty Eugenia Kusi has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the region to be proactive and...

AfDB to Grow African Agriculture and Nutrition Through Phatisa Food Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost...

Ghana Gov’t Seek Funds To Implement Nationally Determined Contributions

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has held talks with managers of Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Bonn, Germany for...

Ghana Gov’t To Set Up Art Fund

Government will continue its initiatives to improve the Creative Arts sector with the establishment of a fully functional Creative Arts Secretariat. It will also...

Assemblyman Commends Nana Addo For Initiatives

Ghana is on the threshold of socio-economic emancipation, says Mr Richard Kwadwo Adu, the Assemblyman for Ntoase Electoral Area in the Wenchi Municipality of...