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GIPC Wins Again at AIM 2018 Investment Awards

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has yet again won the award for Best Investment Promotion Agency in West and Central Africa.The award, received at this year’s Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2018 Investment Awards Gala Dinner, held on 9th April 2018 at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, is the third in a row received by the Centre at the annual event. Previous first place awards received by the Centre were in 2016 and 2017.

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GIPC Poised To Achieve $10bn FDI Target This Year

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has said it is confident of meeting its 2018 target of registering foreign direct inflows to the tune of $10 billion.

The amount, when achieved would represent 100 percent more than last year’s target of $5 billion by the Centre.

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Ghana Committed to Increase Solar Power — Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the government is committed to increasing the contribution of solar power in the country’s energy mix.

Despite the abundance of sunshine, with many parts of the country enjoying high levels of solar irradiation all year round, he said, “solar energy only contributes one per cent to the energy mix, as opposed to 59 per cent from fossil fuels, and 40 per cent from hydro.”

He was speaking at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in New Delhi, India, which ended yesterday.

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Bawumia Wants Ghana to Become Pharmaceutical R&D Hub in Sub-Region

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked all players in the pharmaceutical industry to work toward making Ghana the go-to destination in all things pharmaceutical in the sub-region.

“I urge all the players in the pharmaceutical sector, including the private sector, to pull resources together to turn Ghana into a vibrant pharmaceutical research and development and production hub,” he said.

Speaking at the maiden Ghana Pharma Awards which came off in Accra last week, Dr. Bawumia noted that this will not only support healthcare delivery but also provide jobs and their associated benefits to millions in Ghana.

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Projects For Partnerships- Profile of AA Food & Beverages Ltd

AA Food & Beverages Ltd seeks to expand the production of its branded alcoholic beverages and intensify its distribution effort in taking advantage of the emerging market opportunities for its products.

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