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SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana’s new International terminal

SITA (www.SITA.aero) is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub. read more

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Ghana’s Casino Industry on The Rise – Will You Gamble or Invest?

The gaming industry is a multi-billion dollar industry across the world and contributes significantly to productivity and revenue generation in many economies. The industry has had a strong presence in the African continent for quite a while now. The extent of gambling and the laws regulating it has differed in different countries. Some African countries do not have legislation in place that allow the setting up of online casinos; however, the legislation does not cover the players, which means players are free to play at online casinos by foreign operators as long as they are accepted there. read more

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Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa

TARGETS OVER 200 HOTELS WITH MORE THAN 37,000 ROOMS BY 2022 EXPECTING TO GENERATE $8.5 BILLION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 50,000 DIRECT AND INDIRECT JOBS read more

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Lack of Infrastructure Drives Demand for Mixed-Use Developments

In some parts of West Africa, particularly Nigeria and Ghana, the lack of infrastructure is a huge driver of demand for mixed-use developments. read more

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African national oil companies (NOCs) need to evolve for the future in light of a challenging and disruptive environment: PwC analysis

Chris Bredenhann, PwC Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Leader

African countries that have for decades depended on their national oil company as a key source of revenue will need to rethink business models and strategies to avoid being captive to a single energy source and to allow them to rebalance budgets read more

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Oradian named Top 100 African FinTech and winner of the European FinTech Award

 

Oradian co-founder Julian Oehrlein on stage at the European FinTech event in Brussels accepting the award for Europe’s Most Innovative Banking Software

Oradian (Oradian.com), the fintech company from Croatia, claimed its position as a leading technology provider with both a first-place finish in the European FinTech Awards competition and a nomination as a Top 100 African FinTech company. read more

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Ghana Wins Maritime Boundary Dispute Against Côte d’Ivoire

A Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has determined the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, adopting the boundary line claimed by Ghana and rejecting that proposed by Côte d’Ivoire. read more

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New UN report reveals momentum for digital payments in Ghana could save over GHS 1 billion within next four years

With 37 percent of the value of all payments now made digitally, Ghana is on course to be a leader in the region, with great potential to expand economic opportunities for businesses read more

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Hungary To Supports Poultry Farming in Ghana

A shipment of chicken layers from Hungary arrived in Ghana via an anticipated long term partnership that has begun between Ghana and Hungary. Since the existence of the Hungarian embassy in Ghana following its operations last year, this is noted to be the largest and admirable transaction between the two nations. The first shipment was 22,000 day-old parent stock chickens to local poultry farmers. The Ambassador of Hungary to Ghana highlighted that there are a whopping expectation of supporting local agriculture with about 6 million chicken layers each year from notable Hungarian agricultural companies. The ambassador also identifies this development as one that will open new doors for greater partnerships and support for agricultural developments in Ghana. read more

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User experience takes centre stage in Africa’s entertainment and media industry: PwC report

The Outlook is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five countries read more

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Bright Prospects for Ethiopia and Ghana in Hotel Markets Outlook: 2017-2021

Hotel Markets Outlook: 2017-2021

Political instability might have impacted the hospitality and tourism sector in Ethiopia but the diplomatic country of Africa stands resilient to the challenges set before her. Ghana’s Accra, being listed as one of the most expensive cities in Africa, is attracting more visitors than anticipated. Real estate development is booming while the city flourish as a vacation and business hub for many travelers. The 7th edition of the PwC Hotels Outlook: 2017 – 2021 report establish Ethiopia and Ghana as countries with a brighter outlook in the hotel industry – both countries are increasingly growing in the number of international hotel brands. read more

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Free Secondary School Education in Ghana to Boost Country’s Tech Industry

Secondary school education in Ghana is now free for all students after President Nana Akufo-Addo followed through on a key campaign pledge made last year. Whilst primary school education is already free in the country, it’s hoped that the move to also make secondary education more easily accessible will reduce the number of children dropping out of school. read more

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Oil and gas in Ghana

Oil and gas is big business in Ghana – and it is only getting bigger! In 2007, the Jubilee oilfield was discovered, and it is containing up to three billion barrels. Since then both the oil – and gas industry has seen a tremendous growth, and is expected to keep increasing for years to come. read more

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Opportunities abound for foreign investment in Africa’s hospitality sector

Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry leader for PwC Southern Africa

Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry leader for PwC Southern Africa (www.PwC.co.za) says: “The growth potential of Africa is high mainly because of the rapid economic growth in some economies, a growing middle class and an increase in visits from foreign visitors. read more

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