Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh

Smido Secures Financial Facility Towards Industrial Complex Project

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Suame Magazine Industrial Development Organization SMIDO has secured a Gh?10million financial facility towards transforming the Suame light industrial area into a top-flight industrial estate. Dubbed the Suame Magazine Industrial Development SMID Fund, the private facility is from dive ...

Ghana Commercial Bank Invests In Financial Journalism

Monday, July 21, 2014
Ghanas financial sector is experiencing major changes with new emerging trends.These, according to Chief Finance Officer of the Ghana Commercial Bank Limited GCB, are bound to shape the financial services landscape. Mr. John Awuah observed the banking sector is also becoming more sophisti ...

Africa Must Think – Changing From Chicken To Eagle Mindset

Thursday, July 17, 2014
When asked what it will take to change the face of Africa, Dr. Samuel Koranteng-Pipims answer is Africa Must Think.The US-based Ghanaian author, inspirational speaker and leadership trainer believes if we dont think, someone will be doing the thinking for us. He therefore expects Afric ...

From Gold To Ghost Towns – Salvaging Resource Rich Communities In Ghana

Friday, July 11, 2014
Some extractive industry watchers are skeptical about AngloGold Ashantis return to mine in Obuasi after its announced two year break to restructure operations.The mine has been put under care and maintenance following operational losses recorded in recent times, a situation that has resulted ...

Ghana Eiti To Explore Impact Of Mining On Local Economy – Obuasi Under Spotlight

Thursday, July 10, 2014
The bumpy deplorable road leading to the gold city of Obuasi in the Ashanti region depicts a worrying state of an area that has played a significant role in Ghanas economic development.For over 100 years, mining at Obuasi has been a major contributor to the countrys foreign exchange earnings - ...

Aligning Csrs Of Mining Firms With Medium Term Plans Of Assemblies

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Mining firms support community development through their corporate social responsibility CSR initiatives, whilst expecting the government, through the local assembly, to deliver on socio-economic goods with the collected royalties.But mining firms often bear the brunt of community agitations o ...

Ghana Among African Countries To Access New Climate Investment Funds

Monday, July 07, 2014
Ghana is among nine African nations chosen to receive new funding and operational support from the Climate Investment Funds, under the CIFs Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program SREP. The other countries are: Benin, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ugan ...

First Ever International Conference On The Green Economy In The Global South

Monday, July 07, 2014
An international conference on Green Economy in the South is holding this week to critically examine different tools and approaches that inform Africas green economy strategies.The conference is taking place at the University of Dodoma, Tanzania, hosted by the Department of Geography and Enviro ...

Gsma Announces Mhealth Partnership Across Sub-saharan Africa

Monday, June 30, 2014
The GSMA has launched its Mobile for Development mHealth programme, an inter-industry partnership to connect mobile and health industries to reach the millions of pregnant women and children in sub-Saharan Africa.The new cross-ecosystem partnership is designed to provide a range of mHealth servi ...

Pacja To Sponsor Three African Journalists To Un Climate Change Summit

Monday, June 30, 2014
Three overall winners of the 2014 African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting ACCER Awards will enjoy an all-expense paid trip to cover the 20th Session of the UN Summit on Climate Change in Lima, Peru later this year.The cost will be covered by organizers of the Awards, the Pan African ...

African Governments Urged To Boost Agriculture As Au Leaders Meet

Saturday, June 28, 2014
As the African Union summit takes place in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, the Africa Progress Panel urges African leaders to invest at least 10 percent of their national budgets in agriculture, fulfilling a pledge first made in Maputo in 2003. So far few countries have achieved the 10 percent target. ...

African Agribusiness Forum At Au Summit Sets Agricultural Transformation Agenda

Thursday, June 26, 2014
The African Agribusiness Forum, held ahead of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government has set the agenda to enhance private sector engagement and inclusive agribusiness transformation in Africa. The Summit is being held under the theme: Transfo ...

Articulating Financing For A Greener Economy In The Face Of Climate Change

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Leaders from the world of business, finance and industry are participating in a symposium convened by the United Nations Environment Programme on mobilizing capital to facilitate the transition to greener economies.This forms part of the First UN Environmental Assembly UNEA underway in Nairobi ...
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