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President Akufo-Addo Donates Most of His Salary to Young Entrepreneur

President Akufo-Addo Donates Most of His Salary to Young Entrepreneur

Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo launched an entrepreneurial programme “Presidential Pitch” where young Ghanaians with business ideas but lack of capital could be supported through the Ministry of Business Development. Pres Akufo also gave nearly all his monthly salary to the winner of the competition. Ghanaian President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo earns $6000 (GH₵29,000) a […]

Wazal the author of the Comic Book “The Legend of Wazal”

Wazal the author of the Comic Book “The Legend of Wazal”

Once upon a time, in the Far North Region of Cameroon, there was a small village called WAZALVILLE and its people – the Wazalgeois. In this small kingdom filled with natural resources and traditions, its inhabitants lived in harmony with the beauty of the wildlife and nature that surrounded them, the red soil that nourished […]

Day of the African Child Contest to award innovative youngsters

Day of the African Child Contest to award innovative youngsters

Reach for Change has launched its fourth annual Day of the African Child Contest, this year challenging African children to come up with solutions to the problems they and their peers face. The annual innovation contest will provide two awards of $500 to two youngsters aged 18 years or younger to help them implement ideas […]

Ghana Engages South African Airways to Commence a New Flight to London

Ghana Engages South African Airways to Commence a New Flight to London

Minister for Aviation says she is engaging the South African Airways to introduce new flights between Accra, Ghana and London, UK. Cecilia Abena Dapaah said, “We are looking at talking to South African Airways if they could take up the London route as well. So we are still waiting and talking to one or two […]

‘We are the enemies of our leaders’- Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks

‘We are the enemies of our leaders’- Meet the journalists behind West Africa Leaks

The 13 journalists who worked on the West Africa Leaks face everything from threats, law suits and intimidation. West Africa Leaks is a collaboration of 13 journalists from 11 countries, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Cenozo. Many of these journalists face tough conditions, including legal threats, commercial pressure and technology constraints. But their […]

SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana and Reach for Change sign agreement to launch Africa-Wide competition

SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana and Reach for Change sign agreement to launch Africa-Wide competition

The SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana has signed an agreement with Reach for Change to launch an Africa-Wide competition on innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is one of the initiatives of the President of Ghana, His Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo, as part of his role as […]

The Scams Which Drain West Africa’s Resources

The Scams Which Drain West Africa’s Resources

The international coalition of journalists which pioneered reporting on the “Panama Papers” has teamed up with West Africa’s Norbert Zongo Cell for Investigative Journalism (Cenozo)* to expose the tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption which siphon money out of the region, hindering development. In what the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) calls West Africa’s […]

West Africa is Losing Millions of Dollars

West Africa is Losing Millions of Dollars

West Africa is losing millions of dollars that could be spent tackling poverty and inequality because governments are bending the rules to favour the rich and powerful, said Oxfam today in the wake of #WestAfricaLeaks. #WestAfricaLeaks shows an elaborate collusion between some of the region’s most powerful politicians and business leaders. From Senegal and Nigeria […]

Ghanaian companies, government, and NGOs partner for Sustainable Development

Ghanaian companies, government, and NGOs partner for Sustainable Development

The UNDP-led SDG Philanthropy Platform in partnership with Reach for Change and the Ministry of Finance in Ghana, hosted an inaugural interactive dialogue with 20 Ghanaian corporations on Thursday. The dialogue was organized to provide an opportunity for various sectors to discuss how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can drive the achievement of the Sustainable Development […]

DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States. Businesses can do so via the eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica. Through this partnership, DHL locations will serve as drop-off points for […]

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