Category archives for: Economy

Africa’s Hospitality Sector Withstands Economic Headwinds

Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

Johannesburg, South Africa, June 27, 2017//- South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate.

Rwanda Hosts Inaugural Africa Health Forum


Geneva, Switzerland, June 26, 2017//- For the first time, WHO’s Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) is convening a meeting of global leaders and thinkers to explore Africa’s healthcare priorities and challenges and find new ways to achieve better health for all.

Research Unearths the Health, Economic Benefits of Cashew


Accra, June 24,2017 – A research on economic potentials of cashew fruits has revealed that the fruit is rich in vitamin C and could be processed into various fruit juices such as cashew apple and cereal juices.

Ghana’s Hilary Arko-Dadzie Lands Prestigious Executive Management Role  

Hilary Denise Arko-Dadzie

  Ghana’s Hilary Denise Arko-Dadzie, a consummate business leader and project management expert, has been appointed to the executive management team of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO), based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Citi Business Festival: New Initiatives to Boost  Ghana’s Tourism Out

From (L-r) Mr Akpabli, Prof Boakye, Mr Dutta, and Mrs Lokko, while Mr Agyemang (standing)

Accra, June 23, 2017//-Ghana’s enthusiastic effort of maximising revenue from its tourism sector  has a given a major boost, following a revelation that the government will from 30th June  introduce a number of comprehensive initiatives into the sector.

West Blue Boosts Cross Border Trade as eManifest Takes Off in July

Theresa Kyei Asare,Customs sector commander KIA

Accra, June 23, 2017//- West Blue Consulting, the technical partners of the Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) project has taken giant steps to accelerate cross border trade among Ghana and its trading partners.

Showing of Pornographic Materials: NMC Stops  XYZ TV, Thunder TV and Ice TV


Accra, June 22, 2017//- The National Media Commission (NMC) has directed television stations XYZ TV, Thunder TV and Ice TV to cease forthwith the airing of pornographic materials on their television stations.

Remodeling the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

African Map

Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2017/ — Researchers predict that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater for over 20 million people, while Luanda, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg will have crossed the 10 million mark.

Angola’s Capital Overtakes Hong Kong as the Most Expensive City


New York, United States of America, June 21, 2017/ — The latest survey conducted by Mercer, a leading global consulting leader in health has ranked Luanda, Angola’s capital city as the most expensive city for expatriates to live in.

Decoding the Cost of Doing Business in Africa


June 21, 2017//- I always wondered why a taxi ride in Tanzania is twice as expensive as a similar ride back home in India. The same is true for hotels.

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