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Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery Presentation

Lt Col Simon Westlake RM, Defence Adviser presented equipment to assist with the maintenance of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Accra

On Wed 12 Dec 18, at the British High Commission in Accra, the United Kingdom Defence Adviser to Ghana, Lt Col Simon Westlake RM, presented to the Director of the Department for Works and Gardens, Mr Ishmael Browne, a large quantity of equipment to assist with the maintenance of the…

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)’s inaugural graduation ceremony: Dr. Letitia Obeng honoured

At the inaugural graduation ceremony of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Dr. Letitia Obeng was honoured and presented with an honorary Doctor of Science degree

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has honoured Dr. Letitia Obeng at its inaugural graduation ceremony at Liverpool’s iconic Liver Building, as she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree. Dr. Letitia Obeng is a graduate of LSTM, completing her PhD in Liverpool during the 1960s following an…

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Ghanaian military officer to receive prestigious award in the UK

Officer Cadet Gershon Anerboi Abbey of the Ghana Army is to receive the most prestigious award ever presented to a Ghanaian officer

Ghanaian military officer to receive prestigious award at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. Officer Cadet Gershon Anerboi Abbey of the Ghana Army is to receive the most prestigious award ever presented to a Ghanaian officer on completion of training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in…

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Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO President of the Republic of Ghana

Minister Kono mentioned that Japan would support the development of Ghana

On December 11, commencing at 4:00 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO President of the Republic of Ghana, who is paying a visit to Japan. The overview of the courtesy call…

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Novo Nordisk opens one-stop Diabetes Support Centre in Suntreso Government Hospital

This was done to improve access to diabetes care and general awareness about the diseas

On December 4, 2018, Novo Nordisk, in line with the SDGs and together with the Suntreso Government Hospital, launched a one-stop Diabetes Support Centre to provide comprehensive diabetes care under one roof. This was done to improve access to diabetes care and general awareness about the disease. Treatment of diabetes…

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African Economic Conference (AEC) 2018: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will increase Africans’ freedoms, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA’s) Elhiraika

It aims to build an integrated market in Africa that will see a market of more than one-billion people

The African Continental Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), if fully implemented, will not only give a substantial boost to Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) but also help expand the freedoms of the continent’s citizens, the majority of whom have never been outside their countries of origin, says a top Economic Commission for…

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    • L-R: General Manager/Head Sustainability, Dangote Cement Plc, Eunice Sampson; Group Chief Sustainability and Governance, Dangote Industries Limited, Dr. Ndidi Nnoli; Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Dangote Cement Plc, Musa Rabiu; and Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Relations, DIL, Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman, celebrating the 'Best in Supply Chain Management' award won by Dangote Cement at the 12th Edition of the Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos recently
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Corporate Social Responsibility: Dangote gets Top 5 Recognition in ‘Most Responsible Business In Africa’ Category

Dangote Group was also named by SERAS one of the Top 5 "Most Responsible Business in Africa/Overall Winner"

In recognition of its 2017 Sustainability Report and significant progress in Sustainability Best Practices and Reporting in 2018, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) (www.Dangote.com) received two awards at the 12th edition of the annual Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place in Lagos Nigeria. Two DIL subsidiaries received the…

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Interactive Workshop in Honor of the 16-Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign spanning from 25 November through 10 December, 2018

In commemoration of the 16-Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Campaign, the U.S. Embassy in Ghana partnered with Mobile Web Ghana to host an interactive workshop under the theme, “Understanding the Rights of Women and Girls.” The event convened more than 50 stakeholders from civil society organizations, law enforcement, and…

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Vantage Capital provides a €19 million mezzanine facility to Pétro Ivoire in the first-ever leveraged management buyout in Francophone West Africa

Vantage’s funding has enabled the founding family to regain a controlling equity stake in the company by facilitating the buy-back of equity from two exiting private equity investors, Amethis and the West Africa Emerging Markets Growth Fund

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided €19 million of mezzanine funding to Pétro Ivoire, a leading distributor of oil & gas products in Côte d’Ivoire. The company operates a network of 72 petrol stations across the country (3rd placed after Total and…