INVESTORS representing more than $265bn of capital under management will convene at the Savoy Hotel in London, UK on 21st and 22nd October for The Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) to review bankable projects across four sectors – agribusiness, natural resources, power and infrastructure.
GHANA’S inflation rate has risen to 15,9 percent, reaching a four-year high. The rate rose up from 15,3 percent from July, the highest recorded since January 2010. Officials of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) attributed the increase to rising prices of housing, water, electricity and other fuels in the non-food component.
By Sri Mulyani Indrawati In June, Kenya set a new African record. At $ 2 billion, the country’s sovereign bond debut was four times oversubscribed. Only one month later, Senegal broke this high. Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire have been similarly successful in what some call an African bond bonanza. Interest rates in traditional markets are […]
By Mohammed Awal, Flagstaff House, in Accra, Ghana Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama has launched the Mara mentor network, an online mentoring network aimed at providing mentorship for young entrepreneurs in Ghana indicating that the youth terribly need mentorship.
Global news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has announced that its English news content will no longer be available via SAPA (South African Press Association) in the new year. Harry Lee-Rudolph, Commercial Manager for AFP southern Africa said “SAPA and AFP has had a long and mutually beneficial relationship and the decision to withdraw our […]
A novel collaborative approach between academics and policymakers examines the impact of trade policy on poor people in eight developing and transition countries in a new book published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Virtual Institute. Trade Policies, Household Welfare and Poverty Alleviation: Case Studies from the Virtual Institute Academic Network, […]
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) says individual companies in Turkey have shown interest in buying honey from Ghana, but the volumes cannot be met now. Mr Stephen Normeshie, General Manager, GEPA said the Authority would organise the honey producers to train them on group marketing, to enable them to meet the demands of these […]
By Lawrence Adjei in Accra, Ghana MID dropping international arrivals owing to a deadly outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, Ghana is promoting domestic tourism to keep the industry viable. The disease has killed thousands since it broke out in the region earlier this year, with tourism among the worst affected industries. To retain viability […]
Indian investments in Ghana have reached $800 million, spanning diverse sectors of the Ghanaian economy, including manufacturing, mining, housing, construction and education. This follows the up in the volume of bilateral trade between Ghana and India, which for the first time hit $1.2 billion. The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, Jeeva Sagar has disclosed this […]