Right Consult, an electronic security firm, has won the ultimate award–The Star Award of the Year– at the maiden Invest In Africa (IIA) SME Excellence Awards held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
Invest in Africa (IIA)- Ghana, a not-for-profit organisation with the vision to create thriving African economies together with its partners, have provided business opportunities and contracts worth $58 million to Ghanaian Small Medium Enterprises (SME).
Invest in Africa has partnered with the Kenya Extracives Programme (K-EXPRO) to run a Credit Guarantee Scheme in Turkana, Kenya. The aim of this initiative is to help SMEs improve their credit, making it easier for them to access finance without having to give collateral.
Invest in Africa Ghana has announced the appointment of Mr Clarence Nartey as its new Country Manager effective 4th September 2017. He succeeds Mr Sam Brandful, who has successfully lead Invest in Africa for the past 4 years.
The Ghana Standards Authority and Invest in Africa have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that aims to make Ghanaian businesses, especially SMEs, become more competitive locally and globally through improved quality and access to financial and technical support.
On Thursday the 1st of June, Invest in Africa, in collaboration with Business Council for Africa, hosted an event featuring Ghanaian businessman and politician, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, on the economic climate in Ghana post-elections at Simmons and Simmons.
On Thursday 25th May, Invest in Africa hosted an exclusive briefing event featuring the Ghana Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon. Robert Ahomka-Lindsay on Ghana’s investment prospects and opportunities at EY London.
The Senior Management team of Invest in Africa (IIA), led by the Country Manager, Mr. Samuel Brandful has paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Trade and Industry. Mr. Alan Kwadwo Kyeremateng.
Invest in Africa unveils the first interactive platform to bridge the gap between big and small business
Invest in Africa Kenya today launched the African Partner Pool (APP) platform with 6 large corporates pledging to channel their procurement needs to the over 400 Kenyan SMEs already subscribed on the platform.
Ministry of power and Invest in Africa poised to increase local content and local participation in power industry.
On December 6th, Invest in Africa joined forces with Global Partner Clyde & Co to debate the motion:
“This house believes that international anti-bribery & corruption legislation has reduced the ability of local African companies to compete for business opportunities.”
In the last few weeks, IIA have organised Business Forums in Ghana and Kenya to assemble APP Buyers and Suppliers to network and create business opportunities.
Invest In Africa has been adjudged the "Best Company in Business Promotion and Consultancy" at the 5th Association of Industry Awards held in Accra.
Africa Management Services Company (AMSCO) is the latest company to join as Local Partners to IIA in Kenya.
Societe Generale Ghana and Invest In Africa (IIA) are pleased to announce the formal signing of an Agreement that makes the Bank a Buyer member of the African Partner Pool (APP).
On Thursday 15th September, IIA were invited to present at the UK-Kenya Trade & Investment Forum 2016 held at the Park Lane Hotel, London.
East Africa’s Top SMEs are the immediate beneficiaries of a new partnership between Nation Media Group and Invest In Africa (IIA). The recently launched initiative aims to enable trade between larger companies and SMEs by providing better access to markets, enhancing SME skills and improving access to finance.
IIA Kenya welcomes two new employees to their growing ranks as they prepare to launch later this year.
Invest in Africa (IIA) has announced that MODEC Ghana Ltd. (MODEC Ghana), a subsidiary of MODEC, Inc. (MODEC) is the latest company to join the IIA as a local partner in Ghana.
Canon and Invest in Africa (IIA) are pleased to announce a formal partnership to deliver a bespoke print excellence training programme to support Ghana’s vibrant print industry.
Equity Bank has joined the likes of Tullow Oil, EY, Ecobank and Clyde & Co as one of Invest in Africa’s Global Partners – an influential group that defines the strategic vision for the organisation and drives its initiatives.
Invest in Africa, (IIA), a partnership of leading companies working across sectors, to drive economic developent and growth in local markets has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) todevelop local enterprise and support investment into Ghana.
IIA has opened its second office in Africa, taking up residence in Nairobi. With the opening of the new office, IIA has employed a Country Director and Chief Operating Officer to take up roles at IIA Kenya.
On 3rd December, Invest In Africa (IIA) held a discussion and networking event focusing on the most promising investment projects and fastest growing sectors in Ghana while also addressing the recent economic hurdles facing the country’s economy.
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Invest in Africa (IIA) is pleased to be official strategic partners with Brand Africa.
The 6th National Ghana Oil, Gas & Power Summit, the most established oil and gas event in Ghana, saw over 300 delegates, 75 exhibitors and over 1,000 visitors attend including Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah (Min. of Petroleum) who participated in the session chaired by Mr. Brandful.
Going into its 6th year, the Ghana Summit is the most successful and the most established oil, gas & power event in Ghana, bringing together regional and international industry leaders. It will be held from 22-23rd April at the AICC in Accra.
Invest in Africa (IIA) has launched the African Partner Pool (APP), Ghana’s first cross-sector online business directory for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs).
Invest in Africa (IIA) has signed a $1million African Development Bank (AfDB) grant that will enable it support a unique business skills training programme for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana.
Invest in Africa is proud to endorse the launch of the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Ghanaian Art; entries open on Monday 25th August 2014 and closing 31st October 2014.
International law firm Clyde & Co has joined Invest in Africa as the fifth Global Partner alongside Tullow Oil, EY, Lonrho and Ecobank.
Invest in Africa (IIA) is very pleased to announce that Rosalind Kainyah has joined the organisation as a non-Executive Director and Omar Ben Yedder has joined as an IIA Ambassador.
Invest in Africa (IIA) is pleased to be official event partners with the Global African Investment Summit which will be held at the Savoy from October 20th-21st 2014.
On 26th February, Invest in Africa’s Programme Director William Pollen spoke at the Africa Business Partnership Forum on a panel tackling the 3 key issues impeding business growth in Africa – governance, business models & partnerships.
From 21st-24th October, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Local Partner of Invest in Africa, held their 4th Local Content Exhibition and Conference.
On Thursday 24th October, we arrived at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Accra to co-host a dinner with H.E. Peter Jones for the launch of the GUBA awards in Ghana.