• Saturday , 5 December 2020

Ghana Business Report

How the Public Sector is Failing Business

How the Public Sector is Failing Business

Backed by an efficient public sector, enterprise drives the economy around the world. But not so in Ghana. Red tape, cumbersome bureaucracy and rampant corruption are choking the system, say our interviewees: John Awuni (Finatrade); Martin Mensah (Kasapreko); Paa Kwesi ...

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Is Local Content Just a Pipedream?

Is Local Content Just a Pipedream?

When oil was discovered in 2007 expectations for local participation in the industry were high. Five years later there is little evidence of any meaningful local involvement. Focused on Ghana’s nascent gas industry, this episode throws the spotlight on Government’s ...

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Housing – Where to From Here?

Housing – Where to From Here?

The high price of mortgages and the soaring cost of imported building materials put home ownership out of reach of the majority. Is affordable housing just a pipedream? This episode looks at some creative solutions, through interviews with Joe Winful ...

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Can Local Developers Bridge the Housing Gap?

Can Local Developers Bridge the Housing Gap?

Rapid urbanization has made housing one of the most critical problems facing Ghana today. Demand far outstrips supply and costs have soared – unleashing unmanaged and unplanned settlements, and massive urban sprawl. There is a shortage of 1.6 million homes ...

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Are Ghanaian Banks Too Small?

Are Ghanaian Banks Too Small?

The advent of oil has set the stage for massive economic growth, and the market is rich with opportunity. But the question is – are banks up to the task? It’s early days, and already the financial sector is under ...

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