Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: Ghana

Ghana earmarked for economic prosperity

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The Ghanaian vice president, Mahamadu Bauwmia has stated that the country is not only on course to achieve its aim of “Ghana Beyond Aid” but that the nation is fast becoming one of the more robust economies in sub-saharan Africa. The western nation has been making great strides towards financial independence since president Akufo-Addo came to power in early 2017,...

World bank puts $40m into Ghana tourism

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The World Bank has approved an International Development Association credit worth $40m for the Ghana Tourism Development Project. The west African nation is fast becoming one of the most attractive prospects in the region, both for outside investment and commercial tourism. Central government has undertaken a raft of measures designed to legitimise business practices in the nation, from bank stability...

Marriott debuts first Western property in Accra

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Marriott international has thrown its considerable weight behind Accra as the premier leisure destination on the west coast of Africa with the opening of its first high end property in the region. Situated in the up and coming airport business district that is set to reap the rewards of growing internal tourism strategies and close to the central entertainment hubs...

Ghana’s latest government aims to establish country Africa’s premier destination

Whilst the Accra Marien Drive development may be a long way off, the revitalisation of the project earlier this year stands as testament to the unignorable progress being made in the West African nation of Ghana. Due to the current size of the market South Africa is not likely to be superseded at the top of the continent’s casino pantheon...

Accra looks to attract stakeholders with resilience report

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Ghana’s capital city and largest regulated gaming market, Accra, has increased its visibility and viability to outside stakeholders with the release of a Preliminary Resilience Assessment, highlighting the positive economic outlook and investment feasibility of the area.   The document is the result of a year-long study that represents a comprehensive analysis of the city and focuses primarily on stakeholder engagements. The...

Local chiefs in Ghana waging war against Chinese machines

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Following on from an announcement by the Gaming Commission of Ghana that analogue gaming machines are to be targeted and removed from the market in the coming year, a local chief has taken matters into his own hands and banned Chinese gaming machines from his area of influence.   The Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area, Tongo-Rana Kubilsong Nalebegtan has...

World Tourism Conference highlights Ghana’s efforts

Ghanaian vice president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia recently addressed the World Tourism Summit’s first ever African instalment, revealing that the country's government is collaborating with other west African countries to reduce internal flight taxes to boost tourism within the region.   Opening the event in Accra, Bawumia extolled the growth of the nation’s tourism industry, an area that has seen inbound travel...

Ghana hosts first world tourism forum in Africa

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  The Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in the Ghanaian casino capital of Accra has become the first premises on the continent to host the World Tourism Forum.   The event is to bring together close to 50 foreign media houses, 10 African ministers, as well as an array of ambassadors, sector stakeholders, and chief tourism officers from a range of nations. Akwesi...

‘This is going to be good for Africa’ argues Peter Mireku

Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana, believes that the upcoming Gaming Africa (24 and 25 October, Johannesburg) will help to alter some of the negative perceptions that exist of the industry as well as providing a high profile, professional showcase for gaming on the continent. Mr Mireku, one of the thought leaders who will be speaking at...

International support continues to grow with 47 nations represented at the first Gaming Africa

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Gaming professionals from Brazil to Botswana, Germany to Ghana and Lithuania to Lesotho will be amongst the delegates expected at the inaugural Gaming Africa, Clarion Gaming’s two day conference and learning symposium being held across 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg. Representatives from a total of 47 nations have registered to be part of the free to attend event, including...

Africa – Round Up

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In South Africa, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure, the continent’s biggest horse racing and tote betting company, has reported a 31 percent increase in total profit to ZAR64.97m (E4m). The company’s domestic revenue grew by a large margin (18 per cent), whilst its international takings fared still better – swelling by some 26 per cent. Euro Games Technology (EGT), meanwhile, has...