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WB approves US$170 million credit to support Ethiopia’s livestock, fisheries sectors

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The World Bank (WB) has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of 170 million U.S. dollars to boost the contribution of the livestock...
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NBSSI trains Entrepreneurs in business management

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The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) says it has trained over 50,000 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in business management this...
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Ghana Plays Major Role In Developing Malaria Vaccine

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Ghana has been selected together with Kenya and Malawi to take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot programme that would make the world's first malaria...

More sectors to open to foreign investment

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More sectors to open to foreign investment   China will unveil measures to draw foreign investment into more sectors and improve market equality as...

CSO’s urge government to curb abuses in Ghana’s natural resources, other sectors

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Kwame Mensah, Coordinator for KASA, an initiative aimed at enhancing the capacity of civil society and media organizations for concerted and evidence- based advocacy,...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Norway expresses interest to invest in energy in Mozambique

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Brende was speaking to government officials, businessmen from his country and Mozambique where he mentioned that his country could be an added value given...
ICT sector

Telecoms, ICT offer Ghanaian youth new avenues of employment

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This is particularly noticeable through innovations that are transforming the sector into a key driver of economic development and job creation. Thanks...
AfDB

AfDB Okays Tanzania’s Loan of $1.1 Billion

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The line of credit will be used primarily to support the transport and energy sectors and improve the business environment in east Africa's second-biggest...
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Tehran to improve ties with Germany

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Iran has signed accords with a number of countries for strategic cooperation, in the same way Iran and Germany, as traditional economic partners, should...
NASA's MAVEN atmospheric research satellite, shown in this artist's impression, braked into orbit around Mars Sunday evening, kicking off a year of close-range observations to learn more about what caused much of the martian atmosphere to leak away in the distant past. NASA

Nigerian expert advocates satellite technology for economic development

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CSTD, one of the six activity centers of the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), is mandated to design and manufacture satellites....

SME’s folding up due to insufficient information

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First timers and existing business owners do not seek adequate and reliable information and opportunities on business before they venture in to it. "These are...
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Expunging of duty concessions needed to grow local industry – Analyst

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Mr Courage Kingsley Martey, an economic analyst at Databank has asked for more excise duty concessions to encourage the use of local materials. Mr Martey...
ICT sector

One of the fastest growing sectors in the Nigerian economy is ICT

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Head of Poverty and Trade Department with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said Thursday that real estate and Information and...
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Ghana?s Health and Education Sectors tasked on global strategy for human resource

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Duty bearers in the health and education sectors in Ghana have been tasked to lead the implementation and realization of a new global strategy...

Spain injects fund for social development in Mozambique

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The Mozambique deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nyelety Brooke Mondlane signed in Maputo with the Spanish Secretary for State International Cooperation, Jesus Garcia Aldaz,...
Andre Beyers, Chief Marketing Officer, Airtel Africa & Chidi Okpala, Director and Head of Airtel Money, with the award

Bharti Airtel sweeps two awards

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Bharti Airtel has been awarded the Best App for Africa and Best Mobile Money Solution awards at a continental awards in Cape Town, South...
World Health Organisation

Tackle malaria scourge-WHO

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In order to mobilise financial and human resources to tackle the malaria scourge, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for support from...

Nigeria?s future lies in other sectors and not oil or gas

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writes Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Allegations of unremitted oil revenues, and leadership changes at the central bank, have attracted a great deal of the wrong kind of attention to...

Plateau government approves N7bn for Health and Education

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The Plateau Government on Thursday said it had approved N7bn for various projects in the state?s health and education sectors.The Commissioner for Information, Mrs...

UN cites Ghana as place for worst conditions under which children work in both...

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A United Nations (UN) expert has highlighted worst conditions under which children work in both the cocoa and artisanal mining sectors in Ghana. The expert...

Ghana?s Cocoa and Mining Sectors Is Promoting Child Slavery

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A United Nations (UN) expert has highlighted worst conditions under which children work in both the cocoa and artisanal mining sectors in Ghana. The expert...

Critical sectors to be tapped for public private partnership

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  The Ghana Government has marked down five priority areas for Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement to accelerate achievement of developmental goals. The areas are energy,...

Ghana’s Energy Sector To Receive Investment Of $250m

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  The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced that it will invest over $250 million into the power systems in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. The...

Commercialisation of our mineral and agric resources will end poverty-Emir Sami

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The Emir of Zuru in Kebbi, Sani Sami, has called on governors in the Northern states to accord priority to the agriculture and...

?Link oil industry and other sectors?

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Stakeholders at an Oil and Gas forum held in Accra have called for linkages between the oil and gas industry and other sectors of...

MCC seeks US private sector?s input in Ghana

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MCC?s CEO Daniel W. Yohannes The development of a Millennium Challenge Corporation second compact for Ghana is currently ongoing and business leaders in the...

Haiti: UN-backed survey finds progress for children in education, nutrition and health sectors

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10 January 2013 ? Almost three years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, preliminary results of a new United Nations-backed national household survey show...

US OPIC approves $150m investment facility for key African sectors

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The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has approved an investment amount of $150 million to boost three key sectors in Africa. The sectors are...

Dangote pledges support for health, education sectors in Kano

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Africa?s richest man Aliko Dangote on Friday pledged support for Kano State Government in health, education and other sectors. Africa?s richest man Aliko Dangote...

Efforts under way to boost FDI in Brunei Darussalam

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The government in Brunei Darussalam is moving to speed up business processes and improve communication between the public and the private sectors amid calls...