Marriott International reveals $250m Africa expansion plans

JOHANNESBURG – US multinational diversified hospitality company Marriott International on Monday announced expansion plans across Africa, saying strong demand for select-service brands and conversion opportunities are driving the momentum of growth. Marriott said the expansion would be amplified by five new hotel signings, which would further consolidate its presence in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa and […]

Zambia to finally get 35% local content regulation

A Rainbow Africa truck transporting copper cathodes through Kazungula border on its way to South Africa. Minister of Finance Margerate Mwanakatwe announced that Zambia will join other frontier African countries by enacting the local content laws during the 2019 budget implementation period. Speaking during the Budget presentation on Friday 28 September, Finance Minister Margerate Mwanakatwe […]

Africa: Why British PM Theresa May Isolated Uganda On Africa Visit

opinion By Harold Kaija The British PM Theresa May was in Africa to cultivate economic partnerships with Africa in what she called “Shared Prosperity.” This is ahead of the UK’s Exit from the European Union. Premier May visited Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. Her visit was followed shortly by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to […]

How Singapore companies can support Africa’s e-commerce boom

Rahul Ghosh Internet connectivity has the power to catapult social and economic growth in many developing nations. A Deloitte study estimates that extending internet access can result in a 72% increase in gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate and create more than 140 million jobs. As the traditional development trajectory from agriculture to manufacturing to […]

All Set For 2018 STEM Conference: Meet The Panelists

Come tomorrow Friday 28th September, delegates from Academia, the Diplomatic Corps, Corporate Ghana, the STEM Community in Ghana and the general public will gather at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences for the maiden Ghana STEM Conference, part of the weeklong Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Africa Science Week celebrations. The conference, to be co-chaired […]

Nigerian traders look to ECOWAS over closure of shops in Ghana

Nigerian traders look to ECOWAS over closure of shops in Ghana – CNBC Africa Home Videos Nigerian traders look to ECOWAS over closure of shops in Ghana This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More

German Ambassador, H.E Christoph Retzlaff to co-chair STEM conference

Business News of Thursday, 27 September 2018 Source: Dennis Adjei Opare 2018-09-27 The German Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Christoph Retzlaff The German Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Christoph Retzlaff has been confirmed as Co-chairperson for the maiden Ghana STEM Conference scheduled for Friday 28th September 2018 at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. The conference […]