Monday, 2 December 2013
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The Deputy Minister for Finance, Hon. Ato Forson, has disclosed that the recent increment of 2.5% in the Value Added Tax (VAT) was justifiable, since the GH¢745 million expected revenue to be generated from it would be invested in major infrastructural projects, aimed at transforming the Ghanaian economy.

Friday, 29 November 2013
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The Chief Director of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr. Nii Ansah-Adjei, has asked Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to adopt effective strategies for their businesses and make use of modern technology to access global markets. He said one effective way for the local industry, especially small-scale businesses, to expand their goods and services and increase their cash flows was for them to target the foreign market.

Thursday, 28 November 2013
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ICT

 

The Ministry‘s mandate is to establish Ghana as a major manufacturing, value added, financial and commercial hub in West Africa as well as articulate programme that propel the private sector to assume leadership in industry and job creation. The Ministry plans to achieve its mandate through the following key programmes. 2013 Performance and Outlook for 2014 

Wednesday, 27 November 2013
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Ghana tops the one spot in ease of doing business among countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region. Ghana was followed by Cape Verde, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, according to the latest World Bank Group report on Doing Business.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
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A class of 25 small and medium scale entrepreneurs has passed out of the Fidelity Business Academy, a training programme instituted by the Fidelity Bank Ghana Ltd. 

Monday, 28 October 2013
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Country: Ghana
Sector: Software and information and communication technology (ICT)
Date: September 2013

 

 

Executive Summary: Ghanian public and private institution provide large opprtunities to develop entrepreneurship. Youth Jobs and Enterprise Development Fund is a governmental initiative carried out by President John Dramani Mahama in order to fight against young unemployement.  There also exist certain entrepreneurship policies developed by private institutions, specially by schools and universities. These initiatives are focused on software sector and on grants for student. Finally, we must highlight certain initiatives wich come from overseas. Specially that carried out by U.S.A. government.