MOHAMMED RUFAI: With COVID-19, Acceleration of Digitisation is Unprecedented

MOHAMMED RUFAI  Mohammed Rufai has been the chief technical officer at MTN Nigeria for over a year. Prior to that, he served as the chief technical officer for MTN Ghana and was also the general manager, Technology in charge of South, East Africa and Ghana with MTN Group MANCO. Rufai joined MTN Group in 2002 […]

the Top 10 Safe Havens for Businesses in Africa and What They Offer

Africa remains one of the best destinations for VC investors and businesses, owing to its large population and emerging economy. Last year alone $1.34 billion was invested in Africa, a significant increase from the paltry $0.5 billion investment recorded in 2018. Although investment in Africa is relatively low risk, there are several countries that are […]

Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

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Ever Imagined Sending Money With Zero Charges?

Let’s talk about Chipper Cash App! The beauty of fintech is in its versatility. As we embrace technology, we begin to realize how expensive it is to save and move our money. Think about it this way – if you were to be refunded all the extra charges on your account (including the money you […]

Ghana coronavirus: 18,134 cases; Accra case load hits 10,000

Ghana is West Africa’s most impacted nation behind Nigeria, at a point in May 2020, Ghana led the regional case load. June has started with progressive lifting of more virus restrictions. President Akufo-Addo in his tenth address announced that whiles borders remained closed, some categories of academic institutions are allowed to resume, religious places can […]

Seso Global launches Blockchain Property Portal in Ghana – The Sun Nigeria

Maduka Nweke  Seso Global, Africa’s property marketplace which has operated in Nigeria for two years, Tuesday, launched its online portal in Ghana.  The unique one stop property portal, powered by block chain technology, brings together developers, mortgage providers and legal firms to ensure a seamless transaction process for buyers. The launch, in conjunction with the British […]

Meet the new Nigeria under the ACFTA, a services economy

By January 2021, the reality for 55 African countries will take a new turn. State leaders will knock down restrictions on movement across the world’s largest free trade area.  Once the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) kicks off, 1.5 billion people and almost all goods would have unlimited free movement. Services trade will also […]

IMF forecasts strong economic rebound for Ghana in 2021

Business News of Wednesday, 1 July 2020 Source: goldstreetbusiness.com 2020-07-01 IMF is forecasting 1.5 percent GDP growth at worst for Ghana in 2020 Click to read all about coronavirus → Ghana’s economy will grow strongly at 5.9 percent, in 2021, after the looming dismal outlook for 2020, thanks to the COVID 19 crisis. The projection […]

Demolition of Nigeria’s Embassy building in Ghana – The Sun Nigeria

Condemnations have trailed the recent demolition of an official building on the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana. No doubt, the demolition was atrocious and also a direct affront on the sovereignty of Nigeria. It is sad that the incident happened in a supposedly friendly neighbouring country. Though Ghana has apologised over the […]

Saving lives by saving small businesses in Africa

Business In Ghana Impact investment solutions to Covid-19 Covid-19 has disproportionately hit the most vulnerable, even more acutely in lower-income countries. Existing measures to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic are too slow in Africa where the crisis has severely hit small businesses. We must work faster to mitigate the impact of the pandemic […]