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“I constantly have an urge to understand situations and find solutions for most problems I encounter.”
How we made it in Africa’s Dinfin Mulupi interviews Dominic Adu, chief executive of Ghana Home Loans about how the business was started and Ghana’s mortgage market.
If you are an investor that believes in the rise of African mass consumption, the food industry is probably one of the best ways to capture the long term opportunity.
Foreign investors are driving demand for office space in Ghana’s capital Accra, according to property group Broll.
Ghana seems to be on track to becoming Africa’s next hotspot for retailers, according to new research by Euromonitor International.
Ghana and Nigeria will this year be among the three fastest growing economies from a group of 25 global rapid-growth markets.
Despite Takoradi’s newfound importance, property developers and retailers have still not fully capitalised on the opportunities.
The spectacular rise of Africa’s mobile telecommunications industry over the past decade has been well documented. Riding on the back of this growth is Helios Towers Africa, a company that leases space on telecom towers to mobile network operators.
“All in all, Ghana looks to be a country my investment team and I will continue to watch.”
The west African nations of Ghana and Nigeria are expected to be among the world’s fastest growing economies in 2012.
The GSE is targeting a total of 50 listed companies within five years, up from 34 currently, and will launch an alternative market this year to enable smaller companies to raise capital.
There is a strong demand for retail space in both Nigeria and Ghana, driven by a growing middle-class and interest from international brands to enter West Africa.
More than a year after Ghana pumped its first commercial crude oil, production is yet to reach its capacity of 120,000 barrels per day (bpd).
Many agri-processing firms in Africa are struggling to access financing to buy raw materials from farmers.
Adopting a business-as-usual approach to agriculture in Ghana is really not an option if long-term and sustainable food security is to be achieved.