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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Tullow Oil Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to Outline Infill Drilling, Near-Field Exploration Plans at African Energy Week (AEW) 2024

Taking place November 4-8, African Energy Week: Invest in African Energy unites E&P companies and investors with African project opportunities

Independent energy company Tullow Oil has plans to increase oil production at active fields in Ghana and Gabon in 2024 and is preparing to conduct exploratory drilling in Ivory Coast in 2025. Committed to developing oil and gas in Africa in a responsible manner, the company’s asset portfolio across the…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) Presents Vision 2057 Development Framework To President Akufo-Addo

The document, according to Proffessor Gyan Baffour, Board Chairman of NDPC, outlines a comprehensive vision for the country's development when Ghana attains 100 years since independence

The National Development Planning Commission has on Tuesday, July 16th 2024, presented a new Long-term National Development Perspective Framework, dubbed VISION 2057 to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House, in Accra. The document, according to Proffessor Gyan Baffour, Board Chairman of NDPC, outlines…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

President Akufo-Addo Unveils GHc8.2 Billion Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Growth and Opportunity Programme

The programme reflects the government's broader strategy to foster a competitive, innovative, and globally oriented SME sector, which is crucial for Ghana’s long-term economic prosperity

In a landmark initiative aimed at boosting Ghana's economic landscape, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today unveiled the SME Growth and Opportunity (GO) Programme at the SME Growth and Opportunity Summit held at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra. The comprehensive programme is backed by a substantial GHS 8.2 billion funding package…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Empowering Ghana’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs): President Akufo-Addo Highlights Successes And Challenges

SMEs are the backbone of Ghana's economy, contributing 70% to our GDP and constituting 92% of businesses

At the SME Growth and Opportunity Summit held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addressed the gathering, celebrating the remarkable achievements of Ghanaian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) while acknowledging the significant challenges they face. The summit, themed “Breaking Barriers to SME Growth,” provided a…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Dr Bawumia Has Been Appointed To Lead Ghana - Buipewura Declares

Urging Dr Bawumia to remain resolute and focused on marketing his vision and proposed policies, the Overlord of Buipe pronounced blessings on the NPP flagbearer

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has been selected by the Almighty to lead Ghana to the next level of her development, the Overlord of Buipe has declared. Speaking in his palace on Tuesday, 16th July, 2024 Buipewura Jinapor II extolled the training and leadership qualities exhibited by Dr Bawumia during his time…

Source: The World Bank Group |

New Country Policy and Institutional Assessment Report for Africa Highlights Best Practices to Support African Businesses

The 2024 report provides an assessment of the quality of policies and institutions in all 39 International Development Association (IDA)–eligible countries in SSA for calendar year 2023

The annual Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) for Africa confirms that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) weathered 2023 relatively well thanks to credible economic and social policy reforms. In particular, governments and central banks have started to shift attention from weathering global shocks to building credibility, capacity, and transparency. One reflection…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Dualization Of Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road

The President highlighted that the project is part of a broader initiative to improve road conditions across densely populated areas

In a significant stride towards enhancing the road infrastructure in the Ashanti Region, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo presided over the sod-cutting ceremony for the dualization of the Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road on July 15, 2024. The ceremony marked the commencement of a crucial 20-kilometre project aimed at alleviating traffic congestion…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

“My Gov’t Has Constructed 12,830kms Of Road Compared To Mills/Mahama’s 4,636kms” – President Akufo-Addo

The announcement was made during the sod-cutting ceremony for the dualization of the Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road on July 15, 2024

In a bold assertion of his administration’s accomplishments, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo declared that his government has constructed more roads than the combined efforts of the Mills/Mahama administration. The announcement was made during the sod-cutting ceremony for the dualization of the Anwiankwanta-Ahenema Kokoben Road on July 15, 2024. Addressing…

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Africa: Enhancing transparency in credit rating methodologies

For African countries, the transparency of credit rating methods is not just a technical issue, but a critical factor for better engagement and communication with rating agencies

In the dynamic landscape of global finance, credit rating has a significant influence on the economic prospects of nations. For African countries, the transparency of credit rating methods is not just a technical issue, but a critical factor for better engagement and communication with rating agencies. Despite the continent's vast…

Source: Embassy of Ghana in Liberia |

Head of Mission Attends Launch of National Agriculture Development Plan 2024-2030

The “Liberians Feed Yourselves Agenda” would focus on cultivation of various cash crops ranging from corn, cassava, rice, pepper, animal rearing among others for self-sufficiency and wealth creation

On Wednesday, 10th July, 2024, His Excellency Kingsford Amoako participated in the launch of National Agriculture Development Plan 2024-2030 dubbed “Liberians Feed Yourselves Agenda” under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture at the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ministerial Complex, Congo Town. The event carried the theme “Promoting food self-sufficiency and…