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

12/04/2017

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

07/04/2017

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

27/02/2017

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

African Partner Pool Workshop - Feb 2017

01/02/2017

Attend the APP workshop on Feb 29th

IIA's Big Anti-Bribery Debate

12/12/2016

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

08/12/2016

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

14/11/2016

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

02/11/2016

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

31/10/2016

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

22/09/2016

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

05/07/2016

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

10/05/2016

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

MODEC Ghana joins Invest in Africa

05/05/2016

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

07/03/2016

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

01/03/2016

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

04/02/2016

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

01/02/2016

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’

16/12/2015

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.

Business Linkage Programme (BLP)

31/07/2015

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    Brand Africa - Invest in Africa's New Strategic Partner

    10/06/2015

    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

    15/05/2015

    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

    23/03/2015

    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

    14/01/2015

    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

    26/11/2014

    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

    10/11/2014

    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

    05/09/2014

    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

    08/08/2014

    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

    07/08/2014

    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

    12/03/2014

    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.

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

    09/12/2013

    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

    05/11/2013

    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

    09/09/2013

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