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Mandela’s inspiring leadership unequalled – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday eulogised South African anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, saying, his inspiring and principled sacrifice, dedication and devotion to fundamental freedom are unequalled in the annals of Africa’s modern history. “I would, daresay, suggest that, for the rest of the continent, the biggest and most …

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Intra-African trade access, a pointer to economic growth

African economies will grow by 4.1 percent in 2018, according to the 2018 Africa Trade Report.    The report “Stimulating Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, was launched by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), and copied to the Ghana News Agency.   The report was announced …

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International Maritime Organisation approves WISTA’s consultative status

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) governing body and its Council have approved the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association’s (WISTA) application for consultative status on July 5, to promote gender equality.    This was announced in a press statement issued by Naa Densua Aryeetey, the WISTA International Executive Committee Member …

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Afreximbank stands tall in trade development and finance – AfDB President

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), said the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has become a reputable and solid regional development finance institution, meeting significant financing needs in trade development and trade finance in Africa. Afreximbank and the African Development Bank have enjoyed a collaborative and productive …

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