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In the abundance of water, Sogakope is thirsty

In the second verse of a famous hit song released by the legendary Bob Marley in 1976 titled, “Rat Race”, he bemoaned the fact that “in the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty”. The context in which he made that profound statement can’t be lost on some countries and …

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Australian High Commission to install solar lights on Siamekome Island following Ghana Business News report

The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana has assured residents in Siamekome, a fishing island community of his decision to install solar panels to provide electricity to end decades of darkness in the community in the middle of the Volta river. On Thursday, May 27, 2021, the High Commissioner, Gregory Andrews …

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Thanks for your support after the fire: Like the phoenix, I’m rising from the ashes

Typically, my day begins with me going to the gym very early in the morning to get an hour of intense physical exercise. I would sometimes return home with aching muscles, either from a new routine or as a result of suffering a muscle pull. When I was done and …

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As Ghana COVID-19 vaccination takes off, survey finds 56% of Ghanaians likely to take it

The Ghana COVID-19 vaccination started this week all over the country and a survey published before the exercise began, has found that six out of every ten Ghanaians say they’re likely to take the vaccine, if readily made available by the government. This number represents 56 per cent of the …

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ACBF calls for promotion and adoption of Model Law on Factoring under AfCFTA

The Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) is calling for the adoption of Model Law on Factoring under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area with the sole aim of boosting trade among member countries. The Model Law on Factoring developed and promoted since 2016 by the African Export-Import Bank (AfreximBank), a …

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Emmanuel Dogbevi, three others join ICIJ Network Committee

The Managing Editor of Ghana Business News, who is also the Executive Director of NewsBridge Africa, a not-for-profit journalism training organization, Emmanuel K. Dogbevi has joined three other investigative journalists from Lebanon, Chile, and South Korea on the Network Committee of the Noble Peace Prize nominee, International Consortium of Investigative …

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The innovative cloth sanitary pad that can change lives of girls, women in Ghana

Menstruation is a natural phenomenon, but cultural and political factors make it only the woman and girl’s burden. Menstruation has been mystified, commercialized and used as tools of oppression in many societies even today. And as females in most societies face many challenges, including gender discrimination, they also have to …

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US government provides shea processing center, warehouses for Ghana women

Nine shea cooperatives in the West Gonja District in the Savannah Region have received shea processing facility and eight warehouses from the US government’s aid program. According to a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com from the US embassy in Accra, the facilities were supported by two NGOs, A Rocha Ghana, and Noé, both focused on …

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Emmanuel Dogbevi is speaker at 2021 Carter G. Woodson Institute of African-American and African Studies Colloquium Series

Emmanuel K. Dogbevi, will be the first speaker at this year’s Carter G. Woodson Institute of African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. Dogbevi who is the Managing Editor of Ghana Business News and Executive Director of NewsBridge Africa will be speaking on the topic “The State of …

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Siamekome: How solar can bring hope to dark island of future dreamers

For a small island nestled in the cool embrace of the Volta River, hope for a brighter future for its 150 residents may be just three solar lights planted in three strategic locations. But hope for such simple but necessary provision can be far and painful to realise. Due to …

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