Tuesday, February 28, 2017
AGOA

Ghanaian Stakeholders equipped to increase exports under AGOA

A technical workshop has been organised in Ghana to equip exporters to maximize the opportunities the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade agreement. Mr Mark Badu-Aboagye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National...

Carbon certification process launched in DRC

Virunga National Park and Africa’s leading carbon finance group, Aera Group have launched a VCS carbon certification process for Matebe hydro-power plant, offering the possibility for further carbon certification in the Democratic Republic of...

Africa needs Better Data for 2030 SDGs Agenda – UN Under-Sec-Gen Wu Hongbo

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Wu Hongbo has called for the improvement of data collection by those charged with realising the 2030 transformative Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Africa. He...

Germany, Africa to explore growth opportunities in Nairobi Summit

The German-African Business Summit (GABS) will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 8th to 10th February 2017. The conference which was first held in Berlin, Germany in 2015 is a platform for decision-makers in business...

China to Build Special Economic Zone for Congo

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that China would help the Republic of Congo build a special economic zone (SEZ) in the harbor city of Pointe Noire. Wang made the pledge in a meeting...

OLX Uplifts Community School with Painting Project

2016 winner of best classified ads platform, OLX Nigeria, in keeping with its mantra – that the sellers win, the buyers win, the community wins, and OLX wins, has given a community vocational school...

Congo: Nzeto plans Fish Fair to Launch Craft-Made Wharf

The fishing municipality of Nzeto, located 230 kilometers away from Mbanza Congo, northern Zaire province, is due to host the first provincial fish fair in June in 2017, at the time of the inauguration...

UN expert calls for budget plans to tackle “unacceptable” water crisis in Lagos

A United Nations expert has urged the authorities in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, to ensure the 2017 budget improves funding for water and sanitation access for the estimated 21 million residents. The comments from the...

UK Invests £1.5m to Revamp Infrastructure in Somalia

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is providing £1.5 million towards the establishment of a fund for infrastructure projects in Somalia. The support will be delivered through the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) multi-partner...

Ghana: KATH Proposes $300m Facility Upgrade

The  Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the Ghana’s second largest referral facility, is to build a US$300 million medical centre of excellence – to provide up-to-date clinical services. The 20-storey structure to be known as...