Ghana

Ghana Stock Exchange creates new market for start-ups and SMEs

Ghana Stock Exchange creates new market for start-ups and SMEs

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has created an alternative market for start up businesses and small to medium scale entrepreneurs to raise capital. The new market, known as the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX), will be operational in March 2013. The […]

 
 

Five Countries To Watch

Five Countries To Watch

In May 2000, The Economist magazine declared that Africa was “the hopeless continent.” Eleven years later, in 2011, it referred to Africa as “the hopeful continent.” And on October 20, 2012, the magazine stated: “In recent years investors have been piling into […]

 
 

Africa’s Richest Football Players

Africa’s Richest Football Players

African football has been on the way up for some years now, with national teams enjoying some success at international tournaments. African footballers are also heavily in demand from the top European clubs, who pay accordingly. In recent years two of […]

 
 

Series: Aid or Trade?

 
 

Ghana to build $10 million School of Petroleum Studies

Ghana to build $10 million School of Petroleum Studies

The Takoradi Polytechnic located at Ghana’s oil-rich Western Region, will soon establish a school of petroleum studies, head of the institution has announced. The $10 million School funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) will be located at Akatakyi in […]