Source: British High Commission Accra |

United Kingdom and Ghana Defence Cooperation - Strategic Leadership Programme

The UK Defence Academy, in partnership with Cranfield University and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) delivered the 2017 iteration of the UK’s Strategic Leadership Programme in Accra

On 8 Dec 17, the UK Defence Academy, in partnership with Cranfield University and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), completed delivery of the 2017 iteration of the UK’s Strategic Leadership Programme in Accra. The course, enabled by the UK’s Defence Adviser to Ghana, Lt. Col. Simon Westlake…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa - National Assembly Whips Visit Ghana and the United Kingdom

The high powered delegation led by the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, Mr. Jackson Mthembu will have an opportunity to learn from experiences of the two Parliaments that run on a Westminster system

Parliament’s efforts to build its institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, will receive a needed boost as a 14-member delegation of political party Chief Whips and Whips flew out today to Ghana and the United Kingdom on a study tour. The high powered delegation led by the Chief Whip…

Novartis Foundation
Source: Novartis Foundation |

Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service announce successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine program

National coverage of telemedicine services is expected to be possible by 2019

• The Ghana telemedicine program, with the support of the Novartis Foundation (www.NovartisFoundation.org), is now being scaled across the nation by Ghana Health Service (www.GhanaHealthService.org). • Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service highlight the successful integration of the program in national health services as a model for multisector working. •…

Source: Ringier AG |

Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with The New York Times

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) will publish New York Times journalism under its new media brand Pulse in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) (http://Ringier.com) further expands its news and media portfolio by entering into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service (www.NYTimes.com) and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times. RADP will publish New York Times journalism under its…

African Leadership
Source: African Leadership |

African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2017 Winners

It was a record year for African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year awards as total online votes cast by Africans from all around the world jumped to 288,958 from 85,000 the previous year

The African Leadership Magazine (http://AfricanLeadership.co.uk) Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories in the just concluded polls for the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards 2017.   The winners who shall be decorated on the 24th February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

Source: Nana Yaa Ofori Atta |

When you default payment on TV license fees in Ghana

By Nana Yaa Ofori Atta

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation [GBC] (www.GBCghana.com), has been directed by its Governing Board not to pursue any prosecution of people who may default on the non-payment of TV license fees. Responding to the outcry and criticism that met the renewed efforts of the State Broadcaster to ensure compliance with the law,…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President Travels to Ghana

David Bohigian will continue his travel to Togo and Cameroon to highlight the impact of U.S. businesses in developing markets around the world supported by OPIC

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President David Bohigian today joined Appolonia City Chief Executive Officer Bright Owusu-Amofah and GHL Bank Chief Executive Officer Dominic Adu for a commencement ceremony at Appolonia City, a new city development near the capital, as construction starts on low- and middle-income homes supported…

Source: EnergyNet Ltd. |

Burkina Faso, Mali and Ghana Ministers of Energy to join TOTAL, CI-GNL, RLSF, APUA, ANARÉ and WAGPA at the Regional Energy Co-operation Summit in Côte d’Ivoire this January

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 Oumar Dissa, Ghana’s Ministry of Energy, Autorité Nationale de Régulation du Secteur de l'Electricité (Anaré), TOTAL, CI-GNL, Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) and West Africa Gas Pipeline Authority Company (WAGPA), the fast approaching Regional Energy Co-operation Summit 2018…

Source: APO Group - Video Production |

B-Roll: African Football Player of the Year - Free Broadcast quality B-Roll footage of the CAF Award Ceremony in Accra

Copyright free broadcast-quality footage is available for media to download here: http://APO.af/QHkY7S

The winner of the African Football Player of the Year Award has been revealed during the 2017 AITEO - Confederation of African Countries (CAF) Award Ceremony in Accra, Ghana. Copyright free broadcast-quality footage and pre-recorded interviews are available for media to download here: http://APO.af/QHkY7S Download the shot list: www.APO-mail.org/Shotlist-Awards.pdf  This…

Source: Clinigen Group plc |

Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply Halaven®, Fycompa® and Lenvima® into 10 African countries

All three medicines will be submitted for registration in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, subject to local regulatory approval

Clinigen Group plc (AIM: CLIN, ‘Clinigen’) (www.ClinigenGroup.com), the global pharmaceutical and services company, has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd. (www.Eisai.com) to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries. The new agreement follows the successful launch of…