The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dubai Chamber, Mr Hamad Buamim, has urged Dubai businesses to use Ghana as a gateway to expand their reach to more than 250 million consumers in the West African sub-region.
New majority shareholders in Metropolitan Insurance Company (MET Insurance), Hollard Insurance of South Africa, has pledged to invest in information technology infrastructure and build the capacity of staff and brokers to ensure that the company penetrates deeper into the Ghanaian market.
PHD Media was named Media Network of the Year 2014 for the second year running, with its UK operation, PHD UK, named Media Agency of the Year at the global Cristal Awards festival 2014 held last month.
Work on the proposed Ghana Commodity Exchange, designed to provide ready market for grains and cereal producers, has resumed after two years idling on the shelf, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Kweku Ricketts-Hagan, has assured.
A United States (US)-trained technology expert, Joe Mensah (JM), currently manages IBM Ghana as Country General Manager. Maxwell Akalaare Adombila caught up with him for a chat on various issues, including IBM’s plans for Ghana.
What started with GH¢1,900, more than half of the capital being credit from a sister, has now produced a worthy company that currently services about 60 per cent of cash processing needs of financial institutions in the country.
The contribution of the agriculture sector to the total amount of goods and services produced in the country, measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), dropped to 19.9 per cent in 2014 from the 21.6 per cent it contributed in 2013, data from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has shown.