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Ghana News

Servair inaugure une nouvelle unité au Ghana, à l’aéroport d’Accra

Roissy, le 23 janvier 2018 – Servair, leader français et africain de la restauration et des métiers de la logistique du transport aérien et membre de gategroup, annonce l’inauguration d’une nouvelle unité au Ghana, à l’aéroport d’Accra read more

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Ghana Government Launches Instant Electronic ID Issuance with Entrust Datacard

Entrust Datacard partners with Identity Management Systems (a subsidiary of Margins Group) to deliver first nationwide instant issuance in West Africa read more

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Building the Ark

Nana Yaa Ofori Atta

At a breakfast table in the noisy restaurant of a hotel in Shenzhen, I met Kwame Song Dongshong, now President of the Powerchina International Group Limited. read more

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Top five business risks for West Africa

As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018. Still, political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns are among the key risks for businesses operating in the region, says specialist global risk consultancy Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com) in their annual political and security risk forecast ‘RiskMap’. read more

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Top five business risks for Southern Africa

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The Writing Is On The Wall: Ghana’s big push to attract investment from Asia – Japan, Singapore and China – is well underway, by Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta

At a breakfast meeting held in Accra on Friday, December 15th, 2017, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced that “we are today examining the possibilities of arranging for a total of US$300 – 500 million Ghanaian debt issuance on Asian capital markets.” read more

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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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