UAE: Ghana to Showcase Opportunities for United Arab Emirates (UAE) Firms at Invest in African Energy Dubai Event

Posted by - March 13, 2023

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) has announced that the Minister of Energy, Ghana Hon. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, will participate in the Invest in African Energy event scheduled for 30 March at the Ritz-Carlton in Dubai. Aimed at unlocking next-generation energy sector growth for Africa through improved cooperation on investment and industry know-how between United

Ghana receives payment for carbon emission

Posted by - January 26, 2023

World bank trust fund pays Ghana $4,862,280 for reducing 972,456 tons of carbon from deforestation and forest degradation. Ghana becomes the second country in Africa after Mozambique to receive payments from the world bank trust fund for carbon emission from deforestation and forest degradation. World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, Pierre

Ghana’s Jetstream Raises $13m To Grow Cross-Border Commerce Across Africa

Posted by - January 12, 2023

The Ghana-based Jetstream Africa, an e-logistics platform for Africa’s exporters and importers, has raised US$13 million in a combination of debt and equity financing to help it expand. Jetstream Africa is an e-logistics company founded in Tema, Ghana and operating across 14 African countries. Its core product, pre-financed logistics, enables businesses to rapidly book and

E-commerce in Ghana – statistics & facts

Posted by - December 7, 2022

Online purchases in Ghana have experienced continuous growth over the last few years. This development has been facilitated by several factors, such as the nationwide provision and accessibility of internet and payment services. As of 2022, the penetration rate of the e-commerce market in Ghana stood at 27.41 percent. This share increased from nearly 12

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Moody’s downgrades Ghana’s credit ranking from Caa2 to Ca

Posted by - November 30, 2022

Ghana has been downgraded deeper into junk territory by Moody’s Investors Service on the likelihood that private creditors will incur steep losses during the government’s planned debt restructuring. The country’s credit rating was slashed by two levels to Ca, the second-lowest score at Moody’s, according to a Tuesday statement. That puts Ghana on par with

Prudential Africa appoints Mokobi Aryee as new CEO for Africa

Posted by - November 9, 2022

Prudential has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Mokobi Aryee as the new chief executive officer for Africa to oversee the operations of Prudential in its eight African markets. The appointment, seeks to centralise Prudential’s operations in Africa as well as strengthen and grow the business in markets where it currently operates. Commenting on the appointment,

DigiExt unveils tissue manufacturing company in Ghana

Posted by - September 30, 2022

DigiExt, an agricultural technology company has launched its tissue manufacturing company. According to a co-founder, Isaac Osei, his outfit seeks to add value to the agriculture sector, hence setting up a tissue manufacturing company to convert agric waste into a household necessity. “This is the scale-up of our tissue manufacturing line of business from a

NokNok launched in Ghana for seamless shopping experience

Posted by - September 21, 2022

Fast and convenient grocery delivery app NokNok has launched in Ghana to allow customers to order fresh and hygienic stock of grocery items and have them delivered to their doorsteps within minutes. The platform operates an inventory that highlights products’ availability in real-time for customers to order from the nearest store for processing and delivery.

EcoFlow unveils smart home solutions in Ghana

Posted by - September 12, 2022

EcoFlow, a portable power, and renewable energy solutions company will soon introduce its industry-defining portable power stations, smart solar technology, and the world’s first portable home battery with an expandable ecosystem in key West African markets. Since 2017, EcoFlow has provided portable power stations, home backup power, and eco-friendly off-grid solutions in over 100 markets

Data is the new currency for music, says Kobby Spiky Nkrumah,Tech consultant

Posted by - September 7, 2022

A tech consultant, Kobby Spiky Nkrumah has described data as the new currency for the music business. According to him, musicians and their management need to understand their data to enable them to use it effectively. He lamented, “The creative industry in Ghana isn’t leveraging the plethora of digital opportunities available.” He was speaking at