Afreximbank Proffers Factoring to Ease Access to Financing for African SMEs

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing which is hindering the growth of Africa’s small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs). Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative at Afreximbank, said on 12 March during a factoring […]

2nd Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting held

The 2nd Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting has been held in in Accra on Thursday, March 14, 2019 with a call on Dutch businesses to explore investment opportunities in Ghana’s Horticulture Sector for a bountiful returns. The Hortifresh Business Platform Meeting is an event organised quarterly to bring together key service providers, producers, processors, traders, wholesalers […]

Nutanix hits Ghana with world class IT services

A leading cloud computing software company that sells what it calls hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage, Nutanix is garnering strength to bring into Ghana and across the whole Central and West Africa, a world class IT products that will meet the demands of the industry. Nutanix, which is already operating in business with some […]

Siemens to create 500 jobs in Ghana

The newly appointed country director for Siemens,a German based energy producing company, Mr. Zak Rahman, has hinted that  the company will  create around 400 to 500 direct and indirect jobs in Ghana.  Creating such job opportunities for the people he added,   will help lessen the increasing unemployment syndrome in Ghana thereby helping to improve […]

Trade Unions urged to support gov’t initiatives

A maiden delegates conference for the Youth Employment Division of the Public Services Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress [TUC] has been held at Kumasi , the Ashanti Regional capital with a call on trade unions to support government’s efforts at providing sustainable jobs for the people. Addressing participants, the Deputy TUC Secretary General,  […]

SSNIT pension benefits soars by 11 percent

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has raised its pensions for 2019 by 11 percent to cushion low income earners in line with the solidarity principle of social security. The decision which was made known to the media by SSNIT yesterday at a press conference will take effect from the first payment of […]

Expanding irrigation can help African farmers produce twice as much food, says new report

RABAT, Morocco (December 17, 2018) – Helping more farmers to access and use irrigation systems holds the key to African countries meeting hunger and food security targets, a new report sets out. Food production in Africa still relies almost exclusively on rain-fed agriculture, leaving farmers and rural communities vulnerable to increasingly erratic rainfall patterns and […]

AGI lauds gov’t efforts to transform Agro-industry

The Agribusiness Sector of the Association of Ghana Industries, AGI has lauded Government for steps being taken to support the Agro-industry especially with the Launching of the Ghana Commodity Exchange, which is expected to promote private sector investment in the agriculture sector, and create market opportunities for farmers and stakeholders in the agribusiness. In a […]

Gov’t lauds HortiFresh for transforming vegetable sector

Ghana’s horticultural sector has witnessed a significant transformation in recent times due to some corrective measures put up by government with support of its development partners and stakeholders in the country. A typical example of such measures is the introduction of the inspection and control system for plant health at exit points, especially at Kotoka […]

Intra-African Trade and Regional Integration:Key to Africa’s growth

Africa has a bigger opportunity to grow but has constantly been overlooked, despite all what the continent has got to promote trade and do business with itself.  What is required is inward and outward strategy acting in tandem to outwardly hold Africa’s place in the global economy through foreign investment and improved trading links; while […]