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African philanthropists push for prosperity
African philanthropists push for prosperityArticle

Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.

Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013

Kufuor launches ADEA toolkit, journalism awardArticle

CAPE TOWN: John Kufuor, former president of Ghana, recently launched an education toolkit published by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) that will serve as a training tool for journalists and communication specialists. He also launched the 6th edition of ADEA's Africa Education Journalism Award.

13 Jul 2010

Countdown to Highway Africa begins
Countdown to Highway Africa beginsArticle

The Highway Africa conference takes place from 4-7 July 2010 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Themed 'African Voices in the Global Media Space', speakers include former Ghanaian president John Kufuor, Advocate Pansy Tlakula, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and founder and head of 20FourLabs.com, Matthew Buckland.

2 Jul 2010

Ghana launches smartcard payments systemArticle

President John Kufuor has launched a landmark payment and settlement system designed to transform and extend the coverage of financial services and transactions in Ghana. The "National Switch and Smartcard Payments System," dubbed "E-Zwich," is an initiative of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and provides a common platform to link the payments of all the financial and non-financial banking institutions.

5 May 2008

ITU Secretary General lures bankersArticle

The first African Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) telecommunications regulator, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Dr. Hamadoun Toure has tasked financial institutions on the continent to invest in the telecommunications sector.

Remmy Nweke 18 Apr 2008

Declaration to strengthen Africa, India relationshipArticle

Africa and India are to adopt a declaration to reinforce their existing relationship at the Africa-India Forum Summit to be held next month in India.

26 Mar 2008

Africa's editors call on Kibaki, Odinga, to end mayhem – or stand downArticle

In an open letter to President Mwai Kibaki, Raila Odinga and the AU chairperson of commission Professor Alpha Oumar Konaré and chairperson of the AU, President John Kufuor, The African Editors' Forum has called upon Kenya's leaders to step aside if they cannot bring the violence to an end.

31 Jan 2008

Kufuor to brief AU on Kenya developmentsArticle

Ghanaian President and chair of the African Union (AU) John Kufuor will brief the 10th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the AU on Kenya's post-election turmoil. The AU Summit, under the theme Industrial Development of Africa, is set to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 25 January to 2 February 2008, with the AU Assembly meeting in the latter part of the summit, from 31 January to 2 February.

Michael Appel 22 Jan 2008

African leaders refuse to accept EU's trade dealArticle

Most African leaders have stood together at the 2nd European Union (EU)-Africa Summit and refused to accept the EU's proposed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), signing instead interim trade agreements.

Sholain Govender 10 Dec 2007

Ghanaian tourism sector aims to improve standardsArticle

Ghana's tourism sector has realised that the country is a sought after business and leisure destination and thus aims to improve its services.

Lavinia Mahlangu 27 Jun 2007

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