The American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana, welcomes with joy the news of Twitter setting up its first Africa office in Ghana. We believe this is a significant milestone in the development of the country's tech sector and a further boost to the commercial relationship between Ghana and the United States of America. As indicated by Twitter, [...]
Executive Secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana, Simon Madjie, has advocated for the speedy implementation of the Independent Tax Appeals Board to ease the litigation burden on businesses. Speaking on the Joy Business News program on Thursday, March 18, Mr. Madjie said the speedy implementation of Act 1029, which establishes the Tax Appeals Board, will enhance the ease of doing business in the country and save time spent on litigation as affected parties can seek quick resolution from this independent body.
Assessing Ghana’s Technology Districts – (Facilitating FDI into the Sector) The Role of Overland Tandberg
AmCham Ghana, on February 26, 2021, collaborated with TechGulf to host a virtual meeting on the topic; Assessing Ghana's Technology Districts - (Facilitating FDI into the Sector) The Role of Overland Tandberg.
Dow is supporting an information and communication infrastructure pilot to reach approximately 50,000 people in Nsutem, Eastern Ghana to support improved internet and data communications connectivity. Dow’s support will help to enable the construction of a renewable energy biomass power facility which will generate sustainable incomes for thousands of smallholder farmers locally. Through its local grantee, the Okyeman [...]
On January 18, 2021, the President of the Chamber, Ayesha Bedwei, and the Executive Secretary, Simon Madjie, engaged in a virtual meeting with the CEO of the American Business Council Nigeria, Margaret Olele, for a discussion on enhancing collaboration between the two organizations to advance the interest of member companies and bolster the influence of AmChams across the region.
President of the American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana, Ayesha Bedwei, visited the Fashion Connect Africa garment factory to interact with management and observe the production of face masks intended to be distributed for free in rural communities to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The production of these face masks will be handled by the FCA Garment [...]
AmCham Ghana Supports Fashion Connect Africa For The One Million Facemasks For Rural Communities Project
The American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 in Ghana, is supporting Fashion Connect Africa for their One Million Facemasks for Rural Communities project aimed at providing facemasks to the residence in rural communities to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. [...]
The Foreign Commercial Service of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana, in collaboration with AmCham Ghana and the Africa Franchise Centre (AFC) Lagos, on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, hosted a webinar on Financing the Franchising Sector. The event was a workshop to educate and expose players in the finance industry to the concept of franchise financing. The [...]
ATC Ghana has through its philanthropic initiatives, responded to the ongoing COVID-19 Relief efforts by donating to hospitals and other institutions involved in the fight against the pandemic in Ghana. The company donated medical supplies and personal hygiene products to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital. The items included 600 N95 face masks, 150 PPE, 60 face [...]
Chamber Leads Lawsuit Against Unprecedented Work Visas Restrictions On July 21, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Retail Federation, and others sued to challenge federal restrictions on businesses’ ability to meet their workforce needs through lawful immigration. U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue released the following statement after the suit was filed: [...]