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BOAD approves US$391 million funding for development projects in West Africa

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) on Wednesday said its Board of Directors approved 228 billion CFA francs (about 391 million U.S. dollars) to...
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COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 9,638 with 176 new infections

Ghana has confirmed 176 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total caseload to 9,638 as of Sunday, said the Ghana Health Service(GHS). ...

GIS calls for inclusion of COVID-19 testing in international certificate of vaccination

Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi, the Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), has called for the inclusion of COVID-19 testing in the International Certificate of Vaccination otherwise...
Kotoka International Airport

Aviation Ministry Must Support Local Airlines to Stay Afloat During and Post COVID-19

Speak to Richard Kyereh, Head of Commercial Operations of Africa World Airlines or Samuel Takyi, Marketing and Sales Manager of Passion Air and I...

Sustainable future for Ghana’s fishing sector

Fishing makes a substantial contribution to Ghana’s economy and employment, sustaining the livelihoods of at least three million people, including half a million women. ...
Pictured are Dan Conley, Communications Director, Fortify; H.E Toyin Saraki, CEO Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Nancy Martin, CEO Fortify, and Bryan Pearson, Director, Fortify

Fortify and Wellbeing Foundation Africa Partner to Reduce maternal deaths in West Africa

Partnership combines private sector ingenuity with local know-how and leadership to save the lives of millions of women and children suffering from iron deficiency U.S.-based...
Coronavirus testing supplies being unloaded at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March.Credit…Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: Debt Cancellation for the World to Survive

May 1, 2020 Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has made an audacious salient call for debt cancellation for low income countries. It was published in...

Nestle announces US$3.4 million COVID-19 relief in central, west Africa

Swiss-based international food giant Nestle on Monday announced that it is supporting more than 850,000 vulnerable people in central and west Africa as part...
Wli Waterfalls

Wli waterfalls deserted on Easter Monday

Wli waterfalls, highest waterfall in West Africa for the first time in decades has been deserted by revelers on Easter Monday due to the...

Security Council closes down Kumasi Central Market

The Kumasi Central Market, West Africa’s largest open-air market, has been closed down with immediate effect. This follows concerns raised by the city authorities over...
New SGS Lab

Mining Industry in West Africa Gets Major Boost with New SGS Lab

The mining industry in Ghana and the entire West African Sub region will soon receive a major boost following the establishment of a world-class...
Chinese Ambassador To Ghana

Together We Win

China’s prevention and control efforts have made important progress at this stage. In the nation of 1.4 billion people, the daily new confirmed cases...
Ghana’s investment market

Harmonization of sub-regional capitals market to provide long term capital for businesses in West...

The Harmonization of the capitals markets in West Africa will create the source of long term capital for local businesses, The Managing Director of...
Kotoka International Airport

West Africa-bound flights diverted to Ghana’s Kotoka airport amid dusty, windy weather

Ghana's main Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been receiving flights diverted from some neighboring countries due to continuing bad weather in western Africa over...

Ghana is well-positioned to grow-Holness

Mr Dale V. C Holness, Mayor of Broward County, Florida, USA, has said Ghana is well-positioned to grow in tremendous ways if she creates...
Impact Investment

South Africa seeks to bolster trade investments with west Africa

With the economy still in the doldrums, the South African government on Tuesday said it planned to increase bilateral trade and investments between west...
On patrol: a security exercise at sea.

West African coast recorded 90 percent of global piracy incidents in 2019

About 90 percent of all the piracy incidents around the world occurred along the coast of West Africa, the international maritime bureau (IMB) has...

KNUST ranked as Best University in West Africa

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been ranked as the best university in Ghana and West Africa by the United...

2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit : Avance Media hosts Linda Ikeji and Ghanaian Influencers

The 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit which is the annual convention for bloggers, social media influencers and journalists has ended successfully. The summit which hosted...
Dirty Water

Access to water and improved water use efficiency are essential to reduce the vulnerability...

Water scarcity is one of the major challenges of the 21st century and drylands are the most affected, including West Africa. West Africa and the...
Kenya's NCBA Bank

Kenya’s NCBA Bank to boost presence in West Africa to achieve pan African dream

Kenya's regional financial institution, NCBA Bank, said on Tuesday it plans to boost its presence in West Africa in order to achieve its ambition...
Urban migration

Nigeria calls for more efforts to curb migration challenges

The Nigerian government on Tuesday called for closer examination of the desperate and dangerous journeys across the desert and Mediterranean Sea. Speaking...

UNIDO and SECO support Ghana to improve cocoa quality

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has teamed up with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to help deepen the quality...

West Africa’s largest steel factory commissioned – Trade Minister

Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten has commissioned the largest fabrication steel factory in West Africa. The factory is located at Kpone...

What is the EB-5 Investor Visa Program

and How You Can Apply in West Africa  The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa is a federal program administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service...
Farouk Khailann

Farouk Khailann and Nine Others Named Top Ten Emerging Leaders in West Africa

The West African Leadership centre for development, a regional institute committed to capacity advancement of Africa leaders has name Farouk Khailann, and nine other...

FCPF to reduce carbon emissions through climate-smart cocoa production

Ghana with one of the highest deforestation rates in Africa, has become the third country to sign a landmark agreement with the World Bank...

GMet To Partner Météo-france To Respond Timeously To Climate Challenges

The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekukful (MP) in addressing the World Meteorological Congress at the International Conference Centre, Geneva (CICG) on Tuesday 11th...

Celebrate Africa’s New Free Trade Agreement: Terminate CFA franc

With the initiation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement on May 30, 2019, now is the time for African nations to finally jettison...
James Lahai Acting Chair Waeon Executive Council

WAEON moves to inject credibility into electoral processes

Scores of citizens’ election observer groups and election experts in West Africa have gathered at the West African Election Observers Network (WAEON) Conference in...