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How might Ghana make its business environment more attractive for foreign direct investment?

Between 2017 and 2020 Ghana recorded an average GDP growth rate of 7%, among the highest in the world. In 2020 – when the global economy and sub-Saharan Africa’s contracted by 3.5% and 2.1%, respectively – Ghana was one of the few countries that registered positive GDP growth. This is a testament to the government’s Ghana Beyond Aid vision. While Covid-19 infection rates and...

In December 2020 Ghanaians went to the polls to elect a president and members of Parliament. The incumbent head of state and leader of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), President Nana Akufo-Addo, was re-elected in the first round of voting over former President John Dramani Mahama, the candidate for the main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC). This...

Articles & Analysis | Restful stay: from The Report: Ghana 2022

TANG PALACE HOTEL Borstal Ave, Airport Residential Area, PO Box 20133 T: (233) 243 500 692/95 www.tangpalacehotel.com.gh/en info@tangpalacehotel.com.gh Rooms: More than 100 rooms, including a presidential suite, a ministerial suite, an executive suite and junior suites, as well as superior and executive rooms, and duplex rooms for families or...

LANGUAGE: English is widely spoken in the country and is the language for government and business affairs. However, knowledge of basic words in Twi – Meda wo ase (Thank you); Wo ho te sen? (How are you?) – or other local languages will be highly valued.

Chapter | The Guide from The Report: Ghana 2022

This chapter contains selected listings of some of the country’s top hotels, contact details for embassies, ministries and organisations, helpful tips for business and leisure travellers and other useful suggestions for travel to Ghana.

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