World Bank ranks Ghana 14th in doctor to patients’ ratio in Sub-Saharan Africa

Business News of Saturday, 11 April 2020 Source: 2020-04-11 South Africa, Mauritius and Botswana were first, second and third respectively Click to read all about coronavirus → Ghana is ranked 14th in Sub Saharan Africa in terms of number of patients to physician (medical doctor) ratio. The nation is however ranked 4th in the […]

Africans in China being evicted from homes after lockdown ends — Quartz Africa

Across African capitals, Chinese ambassadors are being hauled over by foreign ministries to explain horrid scenes that have gone viral on social media platforms of African migrants being evicted from apartments and refused entry into hotels. The videos have enraged governments and citizens back home. The incidents have sparked a diplomatic race row with the […]

Coronavirus: Malawi banks suspend key payments, reduce digital banking rates

The coronavirus epidemic continues to disrupt life across the world. The disruption is all but gathering steam in affected even virus-free African countries. The rate of infection is lower on the continent as compared to Europe, Asia and parts of the Americas, where lockdowns are in place. The impact on gatherings is an area that […]

Global Market Scan: Africa: Coping with a massive need for new infrastructure projects

Africa is a promising continent. It’s home to four of the world’s fastest-growing economies: Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda. Even though Africa’s largest economic powers — Nigeria, Angola and South Africa — currently show signs of weakness due to global economic uncertainties, high levels of debt and political and regulatory challenges, they and other […]

Ghana’s power sector growth to slow down – Fitch

Business News of Thursday, 9 April 2020 Source: 2020-04-09 This is due to the global slowdown in economic activity, leading to lower export revenues Click to read all about coronavirus → The power sectors of many markets in Sub Saharan African countries including Ghana are at risk of a slowdown in expansion following the […]

Fitch Predicts Slowdown in Growth of Ghana’s Power Sector

– Fitch, an international rating agency has predicted a slowdown in the power sectors of several sub-Saharan countries, including Ghana – The agency revealed that the slowdown could be attributed to the coronavirus which has affected several economies – It indicated that the outbreak could lead to lesser revenue from exports as well as weakened […]

Policies can assist OEMs with Africa’s automotive market

Africa needs to have policies and incentives in place to help original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs), such as German automotive manufacturer Volkswagen (VW), gain access to the automotive market in Africa, says Deloitte Africa automotive industry leader Martyn Davies. “Legislation needs to be in place to incentivise automotive companies by not only focusing on OEMs but also […]

Meet Nigerian-actor, Pius Okaba who rose to rule Europe

Pius Okaba Pius Okaba, otherwise known as Codread is a Nigerian-born model, singer, songwriter, actor and movie director, who has proved his mettle as one of Europe’s most sought-after thespians. His grass to grace story simply depicts hard work, resilience and focus. Pius was born in Maroko, a volatile slum that would later be demolished […]