Category archives for: Industry

Towards a Better Understanding of the Trade Finance Market in Africa

October 6, 2017//-Development partners have made significant efforts to support the trade finance industry over the last decade.

Primrose Properties Ghana Raises Investment from AFIG Funds

Accra, October 4, 2017//-Primrose Properties Ghana Ltd. (PPG) announced that it has received a follow-on investment from the Atlantic Coast Regional Fund (ACRF), managed by Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Funds).

Meet the African Oncologists who Enrolled into Merck Africa Fellowship Program 

October 3, 2017//-Merck Foundation, a leading non-for-profit organisation which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people and advance their lives through science and technology has begun the second stage of its Africa Oncology Fellowship Programme with the aim to increase the limited number of oncologists in Africa.

Real Estate Market Seeing Renaissance

Accra, September 9, 2017//-The struggling real estate market is leveraging the renewed confidence in the economy to bounce back; with players recording increased activities in all segments.

Domestic resource Mobilization: Cornerstone of Sustainable Dev’t for Post-conflict Countries?

External Development Finance (EDF) remains a critical factor in fostering economic growth in Africa’s developing economies. Official Development Assistance (ODA) is declining and recipient countries are adapting to the changing development finance landscape by diversifying their aid sources and mechanisms.

Remodeling the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

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.

Ghana: Dentsu Aegis to Launch Major Consumer Survey

Advertising and Communications firm, Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana, is set to launch a comprehensive research tool that will provide clients with unique, in-depth insight into consumer behaviour and their relationship with media.

Global Growth Edges Up to 2.7 percent Despite Weak Investment

Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity recede among emerging market and developing economy commodity exporters, while domestic demand remains solid among emerging and developing commodity importers, the World Bank said in its latest report.    

GNSW Trains Stakeholders on CashXPress Card

The Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) team has started a nationwide GNSW CashXpress Card training for declarants, importers, exporters and major stakeholders in the trade industry.

Ghana Reduces Key Policy Rate

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reduced its  policy rate from 26 percent to 25.5 percent, citing fragile global economy, easing domestic inflation, and weak growth.

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