Category archives for: Industry

Remodeling the Future of Real Estate for African Cities

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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

Andrew Ackah, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network Ghana

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

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

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

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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

Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku, Governor, Bank of Ghana addressing journalists at the MPC press conference

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.

Bosch Power Box Set to Change the Lives of Artisans

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The Bosch Power Box (BPB) in Nigeria will increase the success it has already established in Sokoban Wood Village, Kumasi Ghana, launched in 2016.

Growing Freight Transport Industry Under-threat

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Trade-related freight transport is expected to grow by a factor of 4.3 between 2010 and 2050, but addressing climate change requires that it become more energy efficient, an UNCTAD official said, outlining a series of solutions ahead of an UNCTAD meeting at COP 22 on freight efficiency.

Ghana Inches Up Ease of Doing Business Report

Madam Valentina Mintah, CEO West Blue Consulting

Ghana has moved an impressive 13 places up on the Trading Across Borders in the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report, an indication that the Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) programme initiated by the government is already paying off.

GRA holds open forum for stakeholders

Participants at the Forum

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), as part of its publicity initiative, has held a stakeholders forum in Accra to educate the public on the Custom’s Act and clearance procedures.

Intra-Africa Trade and Investment Key to the Growth of Africa

The future for a sustainable growth and development of Africa depends on increasing the levels of intra-Africa trade and investment within the African continent.

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