Ghana ranks 3rd in West Africa for the 2023 Global Innovation Index

Ghana has been ranked 3rd in West Africa and 7th in Sub-Saharan Africa for the 2023 Global Innovation Index (GII). The GII, published by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), is a prestigious ranking that evaluates and assesses the innovation ecosystem performance of 132 economies worldwide, tracking the latest global innovation trends. Despite the backdrop

Namibia, final hurdle Queens have to clear to secure 2024 Women’s AFCON spot

Ghana’s Black Queens will face Namibia in the final lap of the qualifying series for the 2024 Women’s African Cup of Nations (WAFCON) to be staged in Morocco. Last Tuesday, the Queens continued from where they left off in Kigali last week, beating their Rwanda counterparts 5-0 at the Accra Stadium to wrap this qualifying

Digital Disruption in Africa, an online Talk-UP, Hosted by Africa Scotland Business Network

Digital Trends Episode 4 of the Africa Scotland Business Network’s (ASBN) Talking UP Africa, online business insights series, will take place on 5 October 2023. Central to the conversation is how Africa’s technology landscape is undergoing a transformative boom, and what opportunities and possibilities this offers for established and up and coming businesses. Talking UP

MTN showcases 5G technology to drive industrial digitalisation in Africa

MTN has outlined plans to accelerate economic development in Africa through increased utilisation of 5G technologies in mining and other key business and consumer areas. It came during the recent Uganda – South Africa Investment and Trade Summit held at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, on 5-6 September, 2023. Hosted by the Ugandan government, the

Rainforest Alliance Supports 100 Farmers

Rainforest Alliance has presented business start-up kits worth over GH¢ 700,000 to 100 farmers and farmer groups at Sefwi Wiawso in the Western North Region of Ghana. Development Diaries reports that the grant was a result of the nonprofit’s Resilient Ecosystems and Sustainable Transformation of Rural Economies (RESTORE) project, which involves educating farmers in capacity

Nigeria’s low intra-African trade needs urgent attention

The former Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Toki Mabogunje, on Wednesday said Nigeria’s intra-African trade which stands at a meager 14 per cent must be addressed. Mabogunje who spoke in Lagos at the MSMEs Business Summit underscored the need to revitalise intra-African trade, foster regional cooperation, and leverage Africa’s immense economic