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Tuesday, June 15, 2021



Veep provides funding for five incubators to Kokrokoo Charities Foundation

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has given a cheque for GHC 300,000.00 to the Kokrokoo Charities Foundation towards the purchase of five incubators for...
FSHS Funding

Stakeholders recommend varied sources of funding for Free SHS, pre-tertiary education

Dr Steve Manteaw, the Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, has asked the government not to overly depend on natural resource revenue...
Immunisation Celebration

Provide sustainable source of funding for immunisation – SEND GHANA

SEND GHANA, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has appealed to government to provide a sustainable source of funding for immunisation to augment the funds from...

Ghanaian healthtech Redbird secures US$1.5 million funding

Ghanaian healthtech startup Redbird has secured $1.5 million seed funding from two investors to driver its expansion and to break into new markets. The investors...

Ghana’s BezoMoney secures US$200k in seed funding

Ghanaian digital microfinance and banking fintech startup, BezoMoney has secured a US$200,000 seed funding from US-based Goodsoil Venture Capital to create more innovative products...

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. ...

Ugandan fintech startup Numida raises US$2.3 million seed funding

It is very rare to find fintech startups in Ghana getting funding to expand, but several of such tech startups in other parts of...
Special Funding

Dombo University appeals for special funding to bridge infrastructure gap

Management of the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) has appealed for a special funding instrument to help bridge...

Somalia appeals for funding to help 2.7 million people facing acute food insecurity

Somalia on Monday appealed for the international community to provide sufficient and timely funding to help 2.7 million people facing food insecurity amid a...
world bank

World Bank gives more funds to boost Solar Products in Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a total of $22.5 million in additional financing to the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project...
Science Funding Karaagro

karaAgro AI and partners secure funding for machine learning project for crop diseases

A Ghanaian Artificial Intelligence entity, karaAgro AI, and its consortium partners have been awarded a grant by Lacuna Fund towards the creation of a...
Ethiopian Tigray

IOM appeals for UD$22.8 million funding to ease northern Ethiopia crisis

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Saturday appealed for 22.8 million U.S. dollars to meet the critical needs of...

Adolescent health issues need more funding – ARHR

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) has appealed to government to allocate more funds towards adolescent health issues in the country. ...

Campaign on sustaining funding in agriculture, education launched

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), OXFAM, and the Friends of the Nation (FoN) have launched a campaign to ensure that adequate resources...
Oppong Nkrumah

Government has identified sources of funding to Western Togoland Secessionists – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said Government and security agencies have identified the sources of funding and key actors behind the Western Togoland...

UN says funding constraints may reverse humanitarian gains in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency on Tuesday called for increased funding to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to millions of Somalis in need. ...

German parliament approves funding for modernization of hospitals

The Bundestag, the lower house of German parliament, agreed to fund the modernization of the country's hospitals with up to 4.3 billion euros (5.1...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

U.S. Oregon governor to preserve funding for wildfire response

Governor Kate Brown of the U.S. state of Oregon on Monday said she will veto several line-item appropriations in order to preserve funding for...

U.S. House to vote on stopgap government funding bill next week – media

The U.S. House of Representative could vote on a stopgap funding bill next week to avoid a potential government shutdown when the new fiscal...

UN chief calls for adequate funding for Peacebuilding Fund

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for adequate and sustainable funding for the UN Peacebuilding Fund, a trust fund for post-conflict peacebuilding established...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

UN chief calls for urgent funding for WHO-led mechanism to tackle COVID-19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for urgent funding for the "Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator" (ACT-Accelerator), a global collaboration led by the...

UN says lack of funding hampers flood response in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency said on Wednesday that shortage of funding continues to hamper life-saving response to the ongoing floods in Somalia. ...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Washington state to distribute federal funding to local governments

Governor of the U.S. state of Washington Jay Inslee on Monday announced that about 190 million U.S. dollars will be awarded from the state's...

GACC and GII launches Citizen’s Manifesto to improve Ghana’s anti-corruption performance

Corruption still remains a major issue for citizens as it affects efficient and equitable service delivery with implications for their quality of life. Corruption...
Group of People Waving Flag of Nigeria in Back Lit

Nigeria approves funding for new police project to enhance security

The Nigerian government has approved funding of 13.3 billion naira (35 million U.S. dollars) for its Community Policing initiative, seeking to build trust between...

Cameroonian PM appeals for more sustained COVID-19 funding for African countries

Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on Thursday appealed for "more sustained" funding from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank to support...
United Nations

UNOCHA faces funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs in Ethiopia

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on Monday said it is facing a funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs...
Shift Fund

Shift Fund reopens applications for funding during Women’s Month

Enygma Ventures’ subfund, Shift, has opened for a second round of funding for entrepreneurs and innovators in Africa who either have existing businesses or...
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COVID-19 and Women in Agriculture

As COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa, women in agriculture are struggling to cope not only with the restrictions to limit the spread of...
The US Capitol Building on March 25, 2020, in Washington, DC. – The US Senate was poised to pass a massive relief package on Wednesday for Americans and businesses ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic as New York hospitals braced for a wave of virus patients. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. Senate passes relief package to increase funding for small businesses, hospitals, testing

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a relief package that would increase funding for small businesses, hospitals and coronavirus testing as the pandemic started...