Archive for the ‘Ghana’ category

Africa’s economic progress could mirror that of Asia, says Prudential

“We think Africa can be the new Asia, both for us as a company and for the global economy.”

Ranked: African cities with the top potential for inclusive growth

The 2014 MasterCard African Cities Growth Index ranks 74 cities in terms of their potential for inclusive growth.

Unpacking the aspirations of Ghana’s middle class

Insight into the spending patterns of middle class Ghanaians.

Ghana: Changing perspectives of Russian, Ukrainian and Middle Eastern investors

Ghana’s commercial and residential property market is attracting attention.

Africa’s 15 hottest investment zones

Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a 4.7% increase in foreign direct investment in 2013.

Why property developer sees potential in Mozambique’s Beira, Pemba and Nacala

Atterbury’s projects include mixed-use developments in Mozambique and malls in Ghana.

Africa’s top six social entrepreneurs of the year announced

Social entrepreneurs are those with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing problems.

Will West Africa’s proposed ‘eco’ currency ever float?

Plans to launch a common currency flounder in West Africa.

Off the beaten track: Business lessons from building bamboo bikes

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative co-founder Bernice Dapaah speaks about the challenges of starting a business.

Every1Mobile creating and connecting communities of mobile phone users

Every1Mobile provides users with content, products and services to help them fast track into the formal economy.

Young developer looks to take Joburg’s Maboneng Precinct model to Ghana

“The idea is to create a mixed-use development by recycling an old building in an old downtown area.”

How bamboo bikes gave women a new future in Ghana

The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative trains women to become highly proficient bike builders.

Young entrepreneurs showcase Ghana’s rising stars at Moonlight Café

Moonlight Café reaches out to young underground artists and discovers new talent in music and poetry.

Advice to the African diaspora considering moving back home

Africans, who have returned to the continent for work purposes, share their thoughts.

Setting up businesses back home: Four returning Africans share their stories

Many Africans living abroad have returned to the continent to set up companies. But how have their expectations compared to the reality?