“I have enjoyed my time here since the moment I arrived,” Ghana’s president, John Darmani Mahama, said of his visit to Kennesaw State University.
While slated to meet with corporate heavyweights like Delta Air Lines Inc. and Coca-Cola Co. in Atlanta this week, Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama said his government is also making reforms that will open the door to smaller U.S. investors.
Kennesaw State University will host its first visit by a sitting head of state later this month as Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama stops in for two days in Atlanta. The full schedule is still being developed, but the president of the often-lauded West African nation is slated to tour the Kennesaw campus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and meet Read more
Duluth-based NCR Corp. announced on May 3 that its ATM software is providing 24-hour access to financial services for customers of the Barclays Bank of Ghana. Barclays customers in Ghana may now deposit cash without an envelope and get immediate, on-screen validation of their deposit at 34 ATMs powered by NCR software. NCR’s software also Read more
Ghana is often held up as an archetypal African democracy, with peaceful transfers under its belt since the constitution was reformed in the early 1990s. But while it has become an inspiration for its neighbors, the West African nation has no intention of leaving them behind, Daniel Ohene Agyekum, Ghana’s ambassador to the United States, said at Kennesaw State University March 22. Ghana, a Read more
Ghana‘s ambassador to the United States, Daniel Ohene Agyekum, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for Kennesaw State University‘s three-day economic forum highlighting the West African nation March 21-23. The ambassador will give opening remarks alongside university President Daniel Papp at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 22, the first full day of the conference. The conference is to examine Ghana as Read more
Kennesaw State University‘s Journal of Global Initiatives is calling for academic papers for a special edition on Ghana to be published this year. The publication coincides with the university’s Year of Ghana program, which focuses on the country with special lectures and cultural events throughout the 2012-13 school year. Editors are seeking contributions from all disciplines, but Read more
Some people call Africa the last frontier in the global economy, with its 1 billion consumers, vast swaths of arable land and abundant natural resources. But the continent often spoken of as one is made up of 54 countries with various cultural and economic makeups. Finding an entry point can be difficult. That’s what Ghana Read more
It seems a long way away, but Georgia is connected with Ghana by a variety of projects poised to improve quality of life in the West African nation. While conducting research for a Ghana trip in April GlobalAtlanta learned about three ways expertise minted in Georgia is making an impact across the Atlantic. Peanuts It’s no coincidence that Albany once had a baseball team Read more
Note: GlobalAtlanta is partnering with Georgia State University‘s Center for International Business Education and Research, or CIBER, for a series of special reports aimed at helping readers understand emerging markets. Written by a student, the following summary covers the potential risks and rewards of doing business in Ghana, the latest in the series. Ghana, Read more