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“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” Seventh Episode now on GH One TV Ghana, NTV Uganda and KTN, Kenya

“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV program broadcasting on three Prime TV Channels: KTN, Kenya; NTV, Uganda and GH One, Ghana

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany released the Seventh Episode of their TV program – “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” at 2 pm on Sunday, 26th June 2022 on GHOne, Ghana, repeated at 1:30 pm on Monday; 27th June 2022. The rest of the 15 episodes…

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Transformative adaptation made possible with local knowledge - and muscle

With the local market once more within reach, some residents have invested their wages in their farms, purchasing cattle or hiring threshing machines and tillers in a bid to boost incomes further

Residents in Mframafaw, Ashanti Region, Ghana, say they have transformed their farming town following participation in a Cash for Work initiative. Community members earned a daily wage for building a culvert, or small bridge, that ensures the road to their community remains passable year-round. With the local market once more…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Vice President Bawumia Joins Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM) in Prioritising the Plight of People Living with Disabilities

Dr Bawumia gave the pledge at a fundraising dinner organized by the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM) towards the establishment of the CEM Ability Village

Government will continue to encourage and partner with private sector organisations in the quest to meet the needs of the disabled and disadvantaged in order to ensure greater societal inclusion. “It is my firm belief that with the collective support of social and economic actors, the active participation of the…

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ECOWAS Sensitises Member States on New Regional Infrastructure Masterplan

The ECOWAS Regional Infrastructure Masterplan was approved by the Authority of Heads of State and Governments during the 60th Summit held in December 2021

Concerned by the increasing infrastructure deficit and the need to address the financing challenge of regional infrastructure projects, The ECOWAS Commission through the ECOWAS Project Preparation & Development Unit (PPDU), and the sector Departments of Transport, Telecommunication, Energy and Water Resources, has held a sensitization meeting on the recently developed…

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“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” Sixth Episode now on GHOne TV Ghana and Social Media #STOPFGM

The TV program has been receiving phenomenal reviews from viewers of these channels as well as social media followers across Africa and beyond

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany released the Sixth Episode of their TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ at 2 pm on Sunday, the 19th of June 2022 on GHOne, Ghana, repeated at 1:30 pm on Monday; the 20th of June. The rest of…

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Ghana: Economy Shows Signs of Rebound, But COVID-19 and the Ukraine-Russia Crisis will Test Resilience and Inclusivity -- Report

‘Transforming Ghana,’ reviews the country’s development over the past ten years (2012–2021) and evaluates the African Development Bank’s contribution through its High 5 strategic priorities

Ghana has enjoyed two decades of steady growth, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Ukraine-Russia crisis could dent economic prospects, according to an African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) report launched on Thursday. The 52-page report, titled ‘Transforming Ghana,’ reviews the country’s development over the past ten years (2012–2021)…

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Merck Foundation on GH One TV, Ghana with their TV Program “Our Africa” 5th Episode that Focuses on Breaking Infertility Stigma

This shows how childless women in some cultures suffer from discrimination, violence, stigma, and ostracism

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany released the Fifth Episode of their TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ at 2 pm on Sunday, the 5th of June 2022 on GH One, Ghana, repeated at 1:30 pm on Monday; the 6th of June. The rest…

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Ghana: Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism Extends $2M to ETG Inputs Ghana Limited to Boost Farmers’ Access to Fertilizers

ETG Inputs Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of agricultural conglomerate ETG, will enable delivery of 10,000 metric tons of fertilizer to wholesalers

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) will extend a $2 million partial trade credit guarantee to ETG Inputs Ghana Limited to support delivery of fertilizer to 200,000 smallholder farmers in Ghana’s Upper East, Savannah, Northeast, and Northern Regions. The move will ease the current shortages in supply and boost yields,…

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Leading Financial Institutions Partner with United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and FSD Africa to Form the African Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA)

New alliance aims to coordinate policies and practices at financial institutions, companies, regulators and policymakers towards the growth and protection of Africa’s natural resources

A group of leading financial institutions from across Africa has come together with Ghana’s Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation (MESTI), and the UK-funded financial sector development agency FSD Africa as founding members of the African Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA). The alliance, in partnership with the United Nations Economic…

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Vice President Bawumia Cuts Sod for Construction of 32 State of the Art Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions

Each Region will have two of such centres, further increasing access to technical and vocational education, as well as provide opportunities for skills acquisition

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has signalled for work to begin on the construction of Phase One of 32 State of the Art Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) facilities to be built across the country in furtherance of Government’s goal of making Ghana a world-class centre for…