Tag: Ghana

  • Ghana offers tax breaks to attract education investors

    Ghana offers tax breaks to attract education investors

    By Francis Kokutse, Accra : Following the success stories of Indian-owned educational institutions Bluecrest University (formerly NIIT) and IPMC Training in Ghana, other Indian companies can take advantage of the government’s decision to offer tax breaks to entrepreneurs to improve the country’s education sector. Presenting the 2018 budget earlier this month, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta…

  • Trump praises Africa’s potential, says friends go there to become rich

    Trump praises Africa’s potential, says friends go there to become rich

    New York : US President Donald Trump has emphasized in a meeting with African leaders the “business potential” of their continent, noting that he knows that because “so many” of his friends go there “to get rich”. “Africa has tremendous business potential,” Trump said in his address on Wednesday during a working luncheon in New…

  • M.J. Akbar kicks off ‘Namaskar Africa 2017’ in Ghana

    M.J. Akbar kicks off ‘Namaskar Africa 2017’ in Ghana

    By Francis Kokutse, Accra : India has a different approach in its developmental relationship with other countries as it believes in sharing knowledge without any hidden agenda, Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar said at the opening of a two-day “Namaskar Africa 2017” India-West Africa Trade and Exhibition Forum here Ghana. “Our attitude…

  • Ghana’s presidential election may be delayed

    Ghana’s presidential election may be delayed

    Accra – Ghana’s presidential election may be delayed by a month, the head of the country’s electoral body has said, after a wrangling over voter registration. Nationwide polls in which President John Dramani Mahama is seeking re-election were scheduled to be held on November 7 – a month earlier than initially planned. But the director…

  • Ghana to have first Islamic bank this year

    Ghana to have first Islamic bank this year

    Accra, Ghana (IINA) – The Bank of Ghana has revealed recently that Ghana could see launching operation of the first Islamic bank this year, Ghana’s online news agency Pulse.com.gh reported. The central bank earlier had to ask for an extension of launching till November because of challenges in meeting all key banking requirements. Islamic finance…