Ghana Post Supports Local Entrepreneurs with E-Commerce Platform

Posted by - June 7, 2019

Ghana Post, the country’s designated postal services operator and a member of the West African Postal Conference and Universal Postal Union is recently supporting entrepreneurs with their e-commerce platform. The postshop platform ( is a user-friendly online marketplace. The cosmetic image of the page is immensely populated with a locally manufactured product which constitutes about

UBA, Shell Partner to Provide Capital for Local Contractors

Posted by - March 25, 2019

United Bank for Africa Plc has signed a $200 million contract with leading oil Exploration Company, Shell, which will see the bank to provide credit facilities to the oil company’s local vendors and suppliers. Bashir Bello, General Manager, Government and Business Relations, Shell described the partnership as a good development for Shell’s Nigerian suppliers. Bello

World Bank Approves $60 Million to Strengthen Local Government

Posted by - August 8, 2017

The World Bank approved a $60 million International Development Association (IDA)* grant to Burkina Faso for the Local Government Support Project (Programme d’appui aux collectivités territoriales–PACT). The grant is an additional financing of the original project, which seeks to strengthen the national capacity for decentralization, the institutional capacities of communes in all regions and to