Tag Archives: GHANA

Nestlé Introduces KitKat Made with Cocoa from Its Income Accelerator Program

(IN BRIEF) Nestlé has launched a new KitKat made with cocoa mass from beans grown by farmer families participating in the company’s income accelerator program. The initiative, aimed at addressing the living income gap of cocoa-farming families and reducing child … Read the full press release

TUM.Africa Talent Program Explores Jet Lag Causes Through International Research Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) The TUM.Africa Talent Program is hosting six doctoral candidates from sub-Saharan Africa in Munich as part of its first round. One of the candidates, Emmanuel Owiredu Odame from Ghana, is collaborating with German researcher Franz Aschl on investigating … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Pact Promote Mercury-Free Mining in Ghana with New Mineral Processing Equipment

(IN BRIEF) Solidaridad and Pact have collaborated on the “Promoting Mercury-free Mining in Ghana” project to support artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Ghana. The project aims to reduce mercury usage, which is harmful to miners and the environment. As … Read the full press release

Ghana approves Oxford-developed malaria vaccine for use in children

(IN BRIEF) The Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana has granted full national licensure for the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India using Novavax’s adjuvant technology. This marks the … Read the full press release

Vodafone und seine afrikanischen Tochtergesellschaften feiern das 15-jährige Bestehen von M-Pesa, Afrikas größtem Fintech-Anbieter

M-Pesa – Afrikas erster mobiler Zahlungsdienst – wurde am 6. März 2007 gestartet, ursprünglich als eine Idee, die vom britischen Ministerium für internationale Entwicklung in Partnerschaft mit Vodafone teilfinanziert wurde. Er war ein wichtiger Motor für die finanzielle Inklusion und … Read the full press release

Vodafone and its African subsidiaries mark the 15th anniversary of M-Pesa, Africa’s largest fintech provider

Launched on 6 March 2007, originally as an idea part-funded by the UK Department for International Development in partnership with Vodafone, M-Pesa – Africa’s first mobile payments service – has been a major driver of financial inclusion, and now has … Read the full press release

SGS opens new commercial geochemistry laboratory in Tarkwa, Ghana

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS announces the inauguration of its new state-of-the-art commercial geochemistry laboratory in Tarkwa, Ghana. Capable of processing 50,000 to 60,000 samples per month, it is … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Aunexum invest in mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, Netherlands, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad announces cooperation with Dutch-based gold company Aunexum Precious Metals Group on artisanal and small-scale (ASM) gold mining. The investment will look into suitable methods for mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and … Read the full press release

West African Transport Academy (WATA): First heavy vehicle service technicians graduate in Ghana

Södertälje, Sweden, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The training for service technicians at the West African Transport Academy (WATA) in Ghana’s capital city Accra is the first of its kind. It enables students to specialise in heavy truck and bus technology, combining … Read the full press release

Prudential plc and Standard Chartered Bank to jointly serve the fast-growing demand for life insurance products and services in Ghana

LONDON, 08-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential plc and Standard Chartered Bank have extended their exclusive long-term bancassurance partnership to Ghana to jointly serve the fast-growing demand for life insurance products and services. The exclusive strategic bancassurance partnership between the two organisations … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement to expand its cement capacity in port city of Takoradi, Ghana

16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In Ghana, HeidelbergCement is constructing a new cement mill with an annual capacity of 0.8 million tonnes at its grinding plant in the port city of Takoradi. The investment of US$ 30 million also includes the … Read the full press release

Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Ghana: “Ghana is a model of development”

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Ghana: “Ghana is a model of development” Tomorrow, EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will begin a two-day visit to Ghana. He will meet with the Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, … Read the full press release

Background on Commissioner Piebalgs’ visit to Ghana and EU energy cooperation with West Africa

Brussels, 29-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Background on Commissioner Piebalgs’ visit to Ghana and EU energy cooperation with West Africa EU cooperation with Ghana Ghana receives a total of €455.34 million under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) 2008-13. Funding focuses on … Read the full press release