WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT TO BAN UNRECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS

WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT TO BAN UNRECYCLABLE SHOPPING BAGS

 A motion was passed at the DA’s Western Cape Congress on Saturday to banned plastic shopping bags.

The DA-led western cape government has been mandated to pass a legislation that would banned the sale and distribution of plastic shopping bags that are not 100% recyclable.

the motion was passed at …

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NIGERIA POWER SECTOR TO GET US$35BN FROM ECOWAS

NIGERIA POWER SECTOR TO GET US$35BN FROM ECOWAS

ECOWAS set to invest US$35BN into Nigeria power sector because it is a major provider of natural gas to other countries.

The Nigeria power sector has been getting reviews from international communities, investors and experts in the energy sector according to ECOWAS president, to invest in the country power sector …

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GAMBELLA AIRPORT IN ETHIOPIA INSTALL ATC TOWER

GAMBELLA AIRPORT IN ETHIOPIA INSTALL ATC TOWER

Ethiopia’s Gambella Airport set to install advance air traffic control (ATC) that will help control takeoff and landing.

The airport is expected to install a US$1.3m advanced Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower that directs aircrafts during takeoff and landing. The procurement for communications, navigation, and surveillance systems was done overseas …

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UGANDA AT 55, WHERE ARE WE?

UGANDA AT 55, WHERE ARE WE?

As Uganda celebrates its Independence today (09-10-1962), we decided to take an in-depth look at the country with an influence in the Eastern African block.

We cannot look at Uganda without acknowledging China’s impressive presence in the region, accounting for numerous infrastructural projects and economic activities. China has been showing …

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MTN Ghana CEO appointed as Regional Vice President

MTN Ghana CEO appointed as Regional Vice President

MTN Ghana CEO have been appointed as the new regional Vice president of the Southern and East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region.

Mr Ebenezer Asante, Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, on October 1, 2017 was appointed as the new Vice President (VP) of MTN Group’s altered Southern and East …

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Africa’s food currently fortified to address malnutrition

Africa’s food currently fortified to address malnutrition

Dangote Industries Ltd pledges commitment towards Africa’s continued growth through fortifying it’s processed foods with essential nutrients to address malnutrition.

Africa according to Aliko Dangote (President, Dangote Industries Ltd) is projected to have the world’s largest workforce by 2030. This abundance of human resources can be seen as a blessing …

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African Finance Corporation to fund Natural resources development across Africa

African Finance Corporation to fund Natural resources development across Africa

AFC have set aside US$700m for the development of Africa’s Natural resources sector.

At the 9th West and Central Africa (WACA) Mining Conference and Exhibitions, Begna Gebreyes , the Vice President, Investment, of African Finance Corporation (AFC) said, AFC will be making available about US$700 million for the development of …

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SECTORS IN GHANA WILL BE REORGANISED WITH THE NEW BANKING REGULATION

SECTORS IN GHANA WILL BE REORGANISED WITH THE NEW BANKING REGULATION

 Ghana’s central bank is tightening bank’s capital requirements because of banking crisis in the country.

On 14th August, a deal was approved by the country’s central bank called the Bank of Ghana(BOG) to allow Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB)  to take over the deposits and some of the assets of UT …

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NIGERIA APPROVES PAYMENT OF US$ 72M DISCO ELECTRICITY BILL DEBT

NIGERIA APPROVES PAYMENT OF US$ 72M DISCO ELECTRICITY BILL DEBT

Nigeria government approves electricity bill debt payment but the amount not accepted by Disco.

The approval of the payment which is up to US$72million is for power consumed by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The fund which is expected to be paid to the Electricity distribution companies is actually below …

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US$ 3.4BN ETHIO-DJIBOUTI RAILWAY PROJECT COMMENCE RIDE TRIAL

US$ 3.4BN ETHIO-DJIBOUTI RAILWAY PROJECT COMMENCE RIDE TRIAL

Ethiopia and Djibouti combine resources to build a railway which is expected to be managed by both China’s CREC and CCECC.

Ethiopia and Djibouti has combined to construct a railways that is expected to help both countries citizens have a better relationship.

The railway project which was awarded to both …

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GROWTH IN GHANA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

GROWTH IN GHANA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Ghana’s manufacturing sector experiencing growth as Government addresses major industry challenges.

Ghana Statistical Service has just reported that the country’s manufacturing sector has recorded a 6.6% growth in quarter two(2) of 2017, this is a positive result when compared to 5.9% growth of quarter one (1).

The manufacturing sector which …

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GHANA GIRLS GETS ICT SKILLS EMPOWERMENT FROM SAMSUNG

GHANA GIRLS GETS  ICT SKILLS EMPOWERMENT FROM SAMSUNG

Samsung is trying to reduce gender gap on STEM through empowering Ghana girls with ICT skills.

In Accra, 40 Samsung employees from their headquarters in south Korea have gathered  to take part in the company’s week-long initiative, which has been carried out in partnership with Better World.

Every year, Samsung …

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US$24BN SCANDAL HIT STATE OIL CORPORATION, NIGERIA

US$24BN SCANDAL HIT STATE OIL CORPORATION, NIGERIA

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) boss on tension as Minster of State for Petroleum Resources expose illegal contract deal. 

Mr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minster of State for Petroleum Resources, has given details to the presidency of some questionable dealings of the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru.

Mr. Kachikwu …

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