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Africa Can Be Major Trading Hub — Yofi Grant

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mr Yofi Grant, has said that Africa has the potential to be a major trading hub in the world.

“This is a continent that has about 30 per cent of the world resources such as oil, gas, gold, diamond, bauxite, among others, which takes to develop and thus Africa will develop in the coming years”, he said.

Speaking at a breakfast meeting held by the American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana (AMCHAM) with the members of the National Black MBA Association (NBMA) in Accra last Friday, Mr Grant stated that by 2050, Africa could be the largest hub for trading in the world.

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GIPC signs MoU with German-African Business Association

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) to co-operate with the objective of fostering bilateral trade and investment between Germany and Ghana. Both sides under the MoU will among other things, agree to regularly identify specific projects to be pushed and supported by both parties on business and political levels.

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Business Opportunities Drive Ghana’s Investment, Tourism Potentials- Yofi Grant

Talks between the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), the Tourism Ministry and a group – mostly top film stars in London, United Kingdom – have progressed steadily aimed at developing a 400 acre film production facility in Accra.

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Naomi Campbell Eyes Ghana for Investment Opportunities

British model and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell has expressed interest to lead a group of investors into the country to scout for business opportunities. This follows a recent discussion between the model and the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, GIPC during the World Economic Forum in Davos.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the GIPC, Yofi Grant, the move when successful will see the model establish a business in the country which can serve other parts of the world.

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Ghana is Being Heralded as the Next Big Tourist Destination. Here's Why

When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people.

Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders with supermodel Naomi Campbell, TV sports presenter Mike Hill, and author Luvvie Ajayi. 

Behind this meet-up of box office stars, fashion royalty and top creatives is a focused and ambitious strategy to make Ghana a major tourist destination.

The country recently unveiled a 15-year-long tourism plan that seeks to increase the annual number of tourists to Ghana from one million to eight million per year by 2027.

Ghana's travel industry is projected to raise $8.3 billion a year by 2027, plus associated benefits, according to the plan.

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