Perkins+Will transforms 1920s Greater Accra Regional Hospital into modern facility
Perkins+Will transforms 1920s Greater Accra Regional Hospital into modern facility

Designed by international firm Perkins+Will, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital is the result of the transformation of a small, simple hospital dating from the 1920s into a modern, expandable facility. Originally a wood-frame building with 191 beds, the facility now stands on five levels with nearly 600 beds and more than 12 operating theatres to meet the country's growing need for quality healthcare.

9 Apr 2021

Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants
Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants

Africa's e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of its Food Festival Campaign. The campaign, which will run until 11 April 2021, is organised in partnership with local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as blue-chip international restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Inn and Burger King.

1 Apr 2021

Ghana's Bui Dam raises concerns - again - about hydro power projects
Ghana's Bui Dam raises concerns - again - about hydro power projects

In the early years of African independence, hydroelectricity offered the promise of modernity and development. For then President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, the Akosombo Dam in Ghana (completed in 1965), in conjunction with the Aswan High Dam in Egypt (completed in 1970), would lead to the electrification of the continent. And it would help transform Ghana's economy and boost development.

By Roger Gocking 24 Mar 2021

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