The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Burkina Faso, Mali And Ghana Ministers Of Energy To Join Total And More At The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit In Côte D’ivoire

The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit The Regional Summit continues to be the annual platform where public and private stakeholders and industry experts can stay up-to-date with upcoming projects in the pipeline and new strategies to unlock gas and power trading in West Africa With confirmed participation of H.E Honourable Malick Alhousseini, H.E Honourable Professor Alfa […]

#BusinessAfrica: Ghana celebrates Shea butter boom! 3rd biggest producer after Nigeria & Mali

by Rachel Ogbu The Global Shea Alliance based in Accra, Ghana has announced a 10 year rise in the market for shea butter with the prices soaring, from around $900 a metric tonne before the year 2000, to an average of $2000 over the past three years and $4000 a tonne last year. The shea industry is worth $280m a […]

Kossiwa Anifrani: The cofoundHER interview

Originally from Togo, Kossiwa Vanessa Anifrani describes herself as a nomad who feels at home everywhere. Her primary and secondary studies were in Lome and then in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo). She also has a foundation in tourism in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium and at one point, her fascination with journalism led her to Brussels […]

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to foster dual listings with West African regional exchange

by Rachel Ogbu New reports claim the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is hoping to encourage more dual listings with the West African regional exchange. Already the LSE has partnership agreements with exchanges in Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria and Ibukun Adebayo, co-head of emerging markets at the LSE Group has said that the LSE wants to attract […]

Ghana: Ruling party blamed for currency plunge

Agbela Jessica Apparently it is not only Nigeria that is affected by Naira depreciation. The Ghanian Cedi as well is. In the case of Ghana however, this depreciation has been blamed on the rulling National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the alleged failure to account for a whopping $27 billion (GH¢60.5 billion) since the administration retained […]

Ghana: “We need gov’t help, fruit flies are crippling our business”, Mango farmers bemoan

  by Bem Abubakar   Mango farmers at Somanya, capital of the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region, are calling for government support in combating fruit-flies on their farms. Detected in Ghana from February 2005, the flies attack several commercially produced fruit and vegetables – with mango as one of the preferred hosts. Other […]

Sarkodie, Mafikizolo, Tiwa Savage thrill at the B.E.T Experience in L.A (PHOTOS)

by Ezinne Enyinnaya

It went down last night at the BET Experience at L.A Live. Nigerian pop diva Tiwa Savage, South African duo Mafikizolo, as well as Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie were some of those who performed during the “Music Around the Globe” presentation yesterday. Read more about Sarkodie, Mafikizolo, Tiwa Savage thrill at the B.E.T Experience in L.A (PHOTOS)