Ghana Rugby Football Union
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Herbert Mensah, President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union, Joins Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors

He currently serves as an Executive Committee Member of Rugby Africa where he heads up the Finance and Sponsorship Committee

December 11th 2019: Accomplished Ghanaian Business Man and former Pro Rugby Player Herbert Mensah has joined the Africa Sports Ventures Group Board of Directors bringing years of experience in the business and sports sectors to the young and transformative company. Mr Mensah is the current President of the Ghana Rugby…

African Energy Chamber
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Ghana and Nigeria top list of markets to watch for key project developments

Ghana’s determination to become sub-Saharan Africa’s first LNG importer in 2020 is set to become a reality as the Tema LNG terminal project nears completion

In its African Energy Outlook 2020 report launched last month, the African Energy Chamber (“The Chamber”) (https://EnergyChamber.org/) highlighted the importance of increased infrastructure capacity in Africa’s long-term industrial development. Spotlighting the $12 billion Dangote Refinery in Nigeria and Ghana's Tema LNG Terminal, the Chamber noted essential role such projects play…

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Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation makes it to the list of 100 Most Influential Africans 2019, for empowering many women through Merck More Than a Mother Movement

Rasha Kelej has been recognized for her efforts to empower women in general and infertile women in particular through the “Merck More Than a Mother” campaign

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) CEO, Rasha Kelej, featured in the list of 100 Most Influential Africans, released by New African Magazine, for poignant “Merck More Than a Mother” Movement; The campaign has been empowering childless women across Africa and Asia. Merck Foundation CEO, Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President,…

Source: U.S. Department of Justice |

Nigerian Citizen extradited in connection with Prosecution of Africa-Based Cybercrime and Business Email Compromise Conspiracy

A Nigerian citizen residing in Accra, Ghana, has been extradited to stand trial for an indictment charging him with wire fraud, money laundering, computer fraud and aggravated identity theft

Assistant Attorney General Brian A Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant of the Western District of Tennessee, and Special Agent in Charge M.A. Myers of the FBI’s Memphis Field Office made the announcement. On Aug. 23, 2017, a federal grand jury in the U.S.…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report

The Report analyzes inequality in three dimensions beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today and proposes a battery of policy options to tackle it

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground on primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up that, left unchecked, threatens to undermine further progress and make it harder for those already behind to catch up.   So finds the United…

Source: Ghana Rugby Football Union |

Ghana Rugby and Societe Generale Ends 2019 "Get Into Rugby" On High Note In Accra

Ghana Rugby also managed to proceed to the Pool Stage of the new Rugby Africa Cup competition by beating Botswana in Ghana

Ghana Rugby with the support of Societe Generale ended the 2019 year of “Get Into Rugby” (GIR) activities on a high note in Accra when 24 schools took part in a year-end festival at the  Kawukudi Park in Accra, Ghana. According to the President of Ghana Rugby, Mr Herbert Mensah,…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Fostering jobs, entrepreneurship, and capacity development for African youth: the time for disruption is now! (by Hanan Morsy)

The 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC) is held in Egypt and hosted by the Bank on the theme; “Jobs, entrepreneurship and capacity development for African youth"

by Hanan Morsy “There is no greater asset to Africa than its youth,” a statement that has been repeatedly proclaimed, but the continent still has a long way to go. Despite robust economic growth over the past two decades, a 1 percent increase in growth between 2000–14 was associated with…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Market access and cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa’s energy sector

Last week, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) launched its first annual African Energy Outlook for 2020

Africa’s energy sector is a catalyst for growth and development across the continent. Industry and investors need to stay abreast of the high-speed advances in the energy landscape. Last week, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (EnergyChamber.org) launched its first annual African Energy Outlook for 2020. The report, compiled to provide key…

African Energy Chamber
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African Energy Chamber calls for better fiscal terms and incentives to encourage exploration

In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia

In its latest African Energy Outlook 2020, the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) calls for sustained fiscal reforms to attract capital and technology into exploration in the continent. In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia. Competition will be…

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Canon reaffirms its commitment to Ghana and Africa at Innovation Summit

The event is an important platform for African decision-makers in education and information communications technology (ICT)

The Innovation Africa 2019 Summit opens today in Accra, Ghana. The event is an important platform for African decision-makers in education and ICT. The Summit is a key opportunity for Canon to continue to increase its presence on the continent Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-ME.com), a division of…