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Tax Year End: Is your business pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) compliant and ready for the new tax year?

The Ghana Revenue Authority has embarked on an education drive to lift tax-to-GDP which currently stands at 16.5% read more

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Siemens and Rotan Power sign agreement for power plant project in Ghana

CEO of Siemens Sub-Saharan Africa, Sabine Dall’Omo emphasized that Siemens is part of social fabric of African countries, as an employer and investor as she was signing the agreement with the chairman of Rotan Energy, Kofi Morna read more

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Belstar Capital leaves ADB to support Unibank

Belstar Capital, an investment and project finance institution has started a move to purchase a significant number of shares at Unibank as a means to make the bank qualify the new minimum capital policies as stipulated by the Bank of Ghana. The management of Belstar Capital says the bank has agreed to move a sum of Ghc 600 million capitals into Unibank and in view of this, Belstar Capital will sell her shares that are currently at the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB). read more

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Ghana: Kejetia Redevelopment Project Completion Delays for six Months

The kejetia market project which is meant to construct over 10, 000 ultra modern stores and reconstruct the Kejetia Terminal with a budget totaling $260 million was scheduled to be completed in January next year. However, the Public Relations Officer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Mr. Godwin Okumah Nyame has told Ghana News Agency that the Central Market project will not be ready until July 2018. read more

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Department for International Development Ghana Country Director’s speech at the launch of Ghana’s Business Regulation Reform Strategy

Department for International Development Ghana Country Director’s speech at the launch of Ghana’s Business Regulation Reform Strategy: read more

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Ghana set as the Home for Businesses in Africa

The Governments is on the way to making Ghana the most suitable environment for business investments in the continent, says Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the vice president. At the 1st investment summit of global leaders hosted by the GIPC, the vice president indicated, the Nana Addo led government is adopting strategies that will propel Ghana to become the most attractive business home for investors in Africa within the next few years. read more

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Having a Mentor is Key to Business Success

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According to Bloomberg, eight (8) out of ten (10) small businesses fail within the first eighteen (18) months of operation. As surprising as this may seem, the figures may even rise in the next decade as millennials keep launching ideas and businesses. Working with over 200 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in an emerging economy, Challenges Ghana – through its business support services programme, International Citizen Service – has noticed that a clear trend which inhibits business growth is Leadership and Management – as opposed to lack of capital. Deficiencies in leadership and management rank highest as the most frequent reasons for businesses to fail. A business that is well managed prospers; one that is not, fails. read more

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Ghana sows the seeds for growth and jobs through minerals

Workshop participants include a wide range of stakeholders already engaged in past consultative meetings in Ghana read more

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GSMA Publishes New Report on Mobile-Enabled Digital Transformation in Ghana

GSMA, DFID, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Ghanaian Government and UNDP to Work Together to Harness the Power of Mobile to Deliver Life-Enhancing Services and Support the SDGs in Ghana read more

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Exports on the agenda as Edinburgh charity talks trade with Ghana’s High Commissioner

High Commissioner His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah; Challenge Worldwide; Ghana High Commission;
Challenges UK team with Ghana Delegation

A leading Scottish charity has met with Ghana’s High Commissioner in a bid to improve trade between the two countries. Challenges Worldwide, which is based in Edinburgh and runs a business consultancy programme in Ghana, says it is now working with the GHC to further develop business opportunities between Ghana and Scotland. read more

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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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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?

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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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