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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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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 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 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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