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Private sector COVID-19 fund constructs new Infectious Disease Center for Ghana

The Private Sector Ghana COVID-19 fund set up in the wake of the pandemic outbreak in Ghana commissioned here on Friday, a new 100-bed...

Tanzania private sector body commends government annual budget

The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) on Friday commended the government's budget for the 2020-2021, saying it has focused on development of the industrial...
AFCON tourism

South African tourism sector calls for early risk-adjusted opening of international market

The South Africa's tourism private-sector on Thursday called for earlier phased risk-adjusted reopening of international market as early as September 2020. "South...

Making all voices count in the 2020 Anti-corruption agenda of Political Parties’ Manifestoes –...

Corruption affects development, exacerbates and causes conflict, and was one of the biggest challenges that hindered the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....

Nigeria outlines principles for private sector to promote COVID-19 testing

Nigeria on Tuesday outlined the principles of engagement with private sector laboratories as an important resource to accelerate the availability of COVID-19 testing in...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Nigeria’s private sector moves to boost COVID-19 testing capacity

Nigeria's organized private sector Monday said it has ordered 250,000 supplies for tests and another 150,000 extraction kits to fast-track molecular testing for the...
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Lebanon reduces reference rate to ease borrowing burden of private sector

Association of Banks in Lebanon announced on Wednesday that the Beirut Reference Rate (BRR) was reduced to 5.75 percent for the U.S. dollar and...
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Private sector in Zambia call for establishment of mechanism for promotion of partnerships with...

The private sector in Zambia on Wednesday called for the establishment of a mechanism that will help bolster partnership arrangements between Zambian and Chinese...

AU says taking steps to help private sector in advancing continent’s industrialization

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday said it has been taking steps to help the private sector play its role of driving industrialization on...

Ghana turns to Scandinavians for private sector investment partnerships

Ghana will turn to the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway for investment partnerships, the Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) said here on...

Government to boost private sector with Enterprise Credit Scheme

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has announced that the government will begin major interventions to boost private sector credit to support for...
agricultural productivity

Translating the CAP-F framework into an operational engagement mechanism and tool with the private...

FAO, AUC and partners discuss guidelines for effective agri-PPPs in Ghana’s agricultural sector Identified policy makers, private sector entities and other stakeholders came together...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana seeks private sector support for SDGs delivery

Government of Ghana urged private sector players here on Monday to support the country's efforts to deliver on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

Private sector participation in Tanzania’s water projects is low

A Tanzanian government minister on Thursday told parliament that private sector participation in water projects through public-private partnership (PPP) was not encouraging despite efforts...
climate change

Private Sector Vows to Support Climate Change Actions

Private industry players have expressed commitment to partnering the Government to implement its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to mitigate climate change impacts. Actors in the...
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Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
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Seeking New Hope for China’s Private Sector

When Liu Yonghao, chairman of China's agricultural conglomerate New Hope Group, stepped into the Great Hall of the People with a speech titled "There...
Ghana Commodity Exchange

Government Must Know Its Limitation in GCX’s Operations

Government must limit its role in the operations of the Ghana Commodities Exchange (GCX) and allow the private sector to become the substantive actors,...

IMF encourages Botswana to involve private sector

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday advised Botswana to hand over the reins of growth to the private sector in the interest of...
local garment

GIZ Collaborates with Private Sector to Promote Local Wax Clothes

A development partnership aimed at building and sharpening the vocational skills for managers and workers to drive Ghana’s apparel manufacturing sector was launched in...

Use SDGs As A Framework For Impact Investment In Ghana – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged businesses in the Private Sector to use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for...
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Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
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Health workers in Zambia fume over move to moonlighting ban in private sector

Health workers in Zambia on Thursday reacted angrily to the government's decision to ban them from having private jobs in the private sector as...
Mr. Baghr Municipal NBSSI Director at Tarkwa Addressing the Contractors at the Workshop

Yankey asks Ghanaians to chase after private sector opportunities

Mrs Kosi Yankey, Executive Director of National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), has charged Ghanaian youth to take opportunities in private businesses and...

Private sector charged to contribute their quota towards rural communities education

Mrs. Theodosia Wilhemina Jackson, Principal of the Jackson College of Education, has called for increased private sector support to provide and improve educational infrastructure...
Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia speaking at the event

Ghana’s Private Sector Tasked to Lead The Socioeconomic Transformation Process

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged the private sector to spearhead socioeconomic transformation in the ECOWAS sub-region. “Sometimes in fact, many times, governments are...
women business

Kenya to partner with private sector to promote women empowerment

Kenya plans to partner with the private sector in order to promote women empowerment, a senior government official said on Sunday. Margaret Kobia, cabinet secretary...

Ghana’s economy will thrive with assistance of the private sector -9BS Chairman

The Board chairman of the Nine Business Styles (9BS) Group, Nana Professor Osei K. Darkwa has stated that the government partnering the private sector...
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Government is prepared to tap into the private sector’s opportunities

A five-day trainer-of-trainers workshop on business start-up and growing the business has ended in Accra, with the aim of improving the skills and capacities...
The Yangshan port area in the Shanghai free trade zone. [Photo/Xinhua

Private sector welcomes Africa’s free trade area deal

The Intra-African Connect, an organization committed to promoting and enabling Intra-African Trade and investment on Good Friday lauded the signing of the African Continental...