Morocco: $200m for Disaster Prevention approved

The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a US$ 200 million Program for Results operation to support Morocco’s preparedness to respond to natural disasters. The operation will reward the achievement of specific results in the way the government plans for and manages the risk of disasters, while also strengthening the country’s ability to cope […]


Nigeria: Stakeholders welcomes Lottery Sector regulation

The National Lottery Regulatory Commission, the Union of Lottery Agents and Employees and the Bookmakers Association have endorsed moves by the government to regulate lottery and gaming related activities, in order to move the lottery industry in Nigeria to the next level of development and growth. As a first step, the stakeholders agreed that cooperation […]


WEYA 2016 Now Open: Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

WomanRising is pleased to announce its annual initiative aimed at identifying and honouring outstanding and audacious Ghanaian women entrepreneurs in all sectors of the economy dubbed the “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (WEYA 2016)”. WEYA 2016 is designed to discover and celebrate the most outstanding women entrepreneurs in over 30 vital sectors of the […]

Ghana Startup Awards 2016

Maiden Ghana Startup Awards – The Winners

Dubbed the Biggest Night in the Startup Community in Ghana, the 2016 Ghana Startup Awards came on as the most outstanding night for startup entrepreneurs as they took turn to receive honours on behalf of businesses they have founded. The final results were presented by KPMG, the Awards Official Statisticians, after the screening of over […]


Côte d’Ivoire: UNWTO convenes Africa’s Tourism Reps

High-level tourism representatives from African countries, including 18 tourism ministers, are convening in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss the challenges of the sector and the priorities for the programme of work of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the African continent. The event was held in parallel with the Sustainable Tourism Conference of the […]