SYENet Opens Nomination for Top 100 Student Entrepreneurs in Ghana

Students and Youth Entrepreneurs’ Network (SEYNet), a subsidiary of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) has opened nominations for the listing of Top 100 Student Entrepreneurs in Ghana (#SEYNet100). This initiative seeks to identify, celebrate and encourage 100 outstanding students, mainly in the tertiary institutions, who are combining their studies with setting up and running businesses on or off […]


Africa: Uber expands into its 5th nation

Uber Technologies started the ride-hailing service in the Ghanaian capital of Accra recently, continuing an expansion plan that has seen the company regularly add new markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Ghana is the fifth sub-Saharan African country to get the Uber service, less than a week after its introduction in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. The […]


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: Bilateral Trade with UK trade hits 1.3bn

Trade between Ghana and the United Kingdom has reached £1.3 billion, according to latest statistics. Ghana is currently the UK’s fifth largest trade partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking at an event to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth in Accra, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin, said British companies still have confidence […]


Ghana: Treasury bond makes 24.5% Yield

Ghana accepted 1.123 billion cedis ($294 mln) for a three-year domestic bond with a yield of 24.5%. Proceeds of the bond, which was open to offshore investors, will be used to finance the government’s 2016 budget. It was sold through a book-builder’s system arranged by Barclays Bank, Stanbic and Strategic African Securities. Total bids received […]