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New Economy Booster: Supporting Ghanaian businesses grow

– – In 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic hit many economies globally very hard leading to job losses and collapse of businesses. Businesses in Africa were not left out of this devastation and many economies on the continent are yet to recover and rebuild. In Ghana, many businesses have laid-off their workers and entrepreneurs are struggling to thrive. In September 2020, a business initiative, the New Economy Booster program was launched in Ghana and Nigeria to support entrepreneurs who have ideas to support their countries recover economically amid the Covid-19 pandemic.…

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Impact Hub Accra wins $10k MASHAV grant to tackle plastic waste

– – Impact Hub Accra, a leading social entrepreneurship and innovation centre in Ghana has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Israeli government’s development agency, MASHAV to tackle plastic waste. A Cheque of $10,000 (GH 57,900) was presented to officials of Impact Hub Accra at a ceremony in Ghana’s capital Accra on Thursday. The grant is to support the organisation execute a project called Zero Plastic Project which intends turning plastic wastes into useful materials for reuse. According to officials of Impact Hub Accra, the fund will greatly…

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