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Ghana affirms commitment to ECOWAS protocol

Accra, May 10, GNA – Mrs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Thursday, re-affirmed the country’s commitment to the implementation of all ECOWAS protocols especially with free movement of persons. The other protocols includes the right of residence and the right of the establishment of goods and services, stressing […]

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SMEs advised to take advantage of Continental Free Trade Agreement

Accra, May 10, GNA- Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has urged Small and Medium Enterprises to take advantage of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) to market their products and be competitive in the global market. Ghana in March, 2018, signed the agreement to boost economic growth across the continent. […]

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Malaria experts and African leaders challenged to maintain the momentum and win the race for malaria elimination

DAKAR, Senegal, July 13, 2016/ —

 · National Malaria Control Program best practice sharing workshop takes place in Senegal, which has made great strides in malaria control

 · Event brings together delegates from 33 African countries to accelerate malaria elimination efforts

 · Novartis Malaria Initiative celebrates treatment delivery milestone, with more than 800 million treatments distributed since 2001, including over 300 million dispersible pediatric treatments

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Cost is a significant barrier to healthcare in South Africa reveals the first Future Health Index released by Philips

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 12, 2016/ — The Future Health Index (FHI) provides a benchmark for a country’s perceived readiness to meet some of the key healthcare challenges emerging globally.South Africa is ranked eighth out of thirteen countries surveyed (receiving a score of 56.7 / 100) in a detailed international research study looking into differing levels of the perceived readiness to embrace the benefits of connected digital health systems and data sharing.

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MOAB Launches Power ~ Light ~ Entertainment … Life in a Box … for the African Continent

TAMPA, United States of America, July 7, 2016/ — MOAB POWER announces the launch of its newest plug-n-play Solar Home Systems — the MOAB TV 60 and the MOAB TV 120 — with 16” and 19” digital LED TVs, coupled with the world’s smallest indoor/outdoor antenna, for free over-the-air [OTA] entertainment.

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4 BUSINESS LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF AFRICA’S RICHEST MAN, ALIKO DANGOTE

I am fascinated by the story of Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities.