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ECOWAS and UNDP launch Capacity Building Programme for the private sector to benefit from...

Trading under the preferential terms of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) commenced on January 1 2021. The AfCFTA will create a single...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone money supply slows, credit to private sector rises

dpa-AFX/GNA - Eurozone money supply grew at a slower pace and the credit to the private sector logged a steady growth in February,...
Wpid Money Growth

German private sector growth at 37-month high

dpa/GNA - Germany's private sector growth accelerated in March driven by a record expansion in manufacturing, flash data from IHS Markit showed on...

Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth

Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth, transformation and expansion of digital trade in Africa, according to a report on the First...
Francis Asenso Boakye

Let us support the private sector to create employment – Asenso Boakye

Mr Francis Asenso Boakye, Minister for Works and Housing, has stressed the need for a deliberate national strategy to support the private sector to...
Mr Samuel Sakyi Duodu

Effective collaboration needed for tax compliance – GRA

Mr Samuel Sakyi Duodu, Kumasi Area Manager of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has stressed the need for effective collaboration between the private sector...
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Our AfCFTA goals will fail without private sector inclusion – Minister

Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, says private sector participation is key to the country’s quest to benefit from the Africa...

NPP will continue to pursue strategies to firmly position the private sector

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government will continue to initiate and pursue various strategic policies that would firmly position the private sector as the...
Dr Kwabena Adjei

Support for private sector key to national growth – Dr Adjei

Dr Kwabena Adjei, the Chairman of the Kasapreko Group, has called on government to intensify its support to the private sector as it is...
“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,...
Covid Re Testing

Prof. Gyan-Baffour commends private sector for COVID-19 fight

Professor George Yaw Gyan-Baffour, Minister of Planning has commended the private sector for supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. He said the response from...
new Infectious Disease Center for Ghana

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...
Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane Selby

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...