Right Consult wins IIA SME Excellence Award


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.

IIA hosts SME awards to mark facilitation of contracts worth $58 million to Ghanaian SMEs


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).

IIA partners with Kenya Extracives Programme (K-EXPRO) to run Credit Guarantee programme for SMEs


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 appoints a new Ghana Manager


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.

​Ghana Standards Authority signs MOU with IIA to support SMEs become globally competitive


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.

Invest in Africa hosts Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom to discuss Ghana's post election prospects


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.

Invest in Africa and the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Give Briefing to Investors in London


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.

Invest In Africa Pays a Courtesy Call To The Minister of Trade & Industry


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


Ministry of power and Invest in Africa poised to increase local content and local participation in power industry.

African Partner Pool Workshop - Feb 2017


Attend the APP workshop on Feb 29th

IIA's Big Anti-Bribery Debate


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.”

IIA Business Forums Bring Buyers & Suppliers Together


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.

IIA Wins Award as Best in Business Promotion and Consultancy


Invest In Africa has been adjudged the "Best Company in Business Promotion and Consultancy" at the 5th Association of Industry Awards held in Accra.

IIA Kenya Joins Forces with AMSCO to Support SMEs


Africa Management Services Company (AMSCO) is the latest company to join as Local Partners to IIA in Kenya.

Societe Generale Ghana Joins The African Partner Pool


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).

IIA Present to Government at UK-Kenya Trade Forum


On Thursday 15th September, IIA were invited to present at the UK-Kenya Trade & Investment Forum 2016 held at the Park Lane Hotel, London.

IIA Kenya Partners with Nation Media Group to Add More Value to Top 100 SMEs


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 team grows as two new staff join


IIA Kenya welcomes two new employees to their growing ranks as they prepare to launch later this year.

MODEC Ghana joins Invest in Africa


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.

IIA and Canon Launch Professional Print Excellence Programme


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 becomes IIA’s latest Global Partner


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.

Ghana Ministry of Trade and Industry Partners with Invest in Africa to support SMEs


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.

Invest in Africa opens office in Kenya and welcomes new team


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.

IIA Host ‘Ghana Investment Prospects: Opportunities & Challenges Ahead’


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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    Brand Africa - Invest in Africa's New Strategic Partner


    Invest in Africa (IIA) is pleased to be official strategic partners with Brand Africa.

    IIA Ghana Manager Chairs Key Panel at 6th National Ghana Oil, Gas and Power Summit


    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.

    President Mahama to Open 6th Ghana Oil & Gas Summit


    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 Launches African Partner Pool


    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).

    IIA Announces $1million Grant from African Development Bank


    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.

    IIA Endorses Contemporary Art Prize


    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.

    Clyde & Co joins Invest in Africa as Global Partner


    International law firm Clyde & Co has joined Invest in Africa as the fifth Global Partner alongside Tullow Oil, EY, Lonrho and Ecobank.

    IIA announces new non-Executive Director & IIA Ambassador


    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.

    IIA to partner Global African Investment Summit


    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.

    Invest in Africa at the Cass Business School


    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.

    ‘Making Local Content Work’: IIA at the AGI Conference


    From 21st-24th October, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Local Partner of Invest in Africa, held their 4th Local Content Exhibition and Conference.

    2013 GUBA Awards Launch in Accra


    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.

    Invest in Africa at the GUBA Press Launch


    On Thursday 5th September we succeeded in safely manoeuvring a precious, signed and framed Invest in Africa football shirt into The House of Commons.