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BGI featured in Fortune magazine.

BGI LLC featured in Fortune Magazine September 2014 By Vivienne Walt   Is Africa’s rise for real this time? ….By the time Irwin Barkan, the mall developer, locked up his Vermont house and moved to Ghana in early 2012, he’d heard both the hype and the horror stories. He says most friends thought he was nuts when he said he was…read more →

Ghana Follows Appeal to IMF With Plan for Bond Issue

  By BEN EDWARDS African countries have been selling bonds at a record pace this year, but the latest deal might raise more than a few eyebrows. Just a couple of weeks after seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund, Ghana on Wednesday outlined plans to meet bond investors about borrowing cash from them as well. The West African…read more →

Ghana discovers another oil field

  General News of Tuesday, 2 September 2014 Ghana has made another oil discovery at the Cape Three Point in the Western Region. Russia’s second-largest oil producer, OAO Lukoil (LKOD), made the findings which could be Ghana’s fifth offshore field, StarrFMonline.com has learnt. StarrFMOnline.com’s sources at the Cape Three Point indicate that it will take about three months (90 days)…read more →

Africa’s testing ground

  To make it big in Africa, a business must succeed in Nigeria, the continent’s largest market. No one said it would be      IN 2001 MTN, a fledgling telecoms company from South Africa, paid $285m for one of four mobile licences sold at auction by the government of Nigeria. Observers thought its board was bonkers. Nigeria had spent…read more →

Ghana Expects Hess Offshore Oil Field to Join Project Lineup

Ghana Expects Hess Offshore Oil Field to Join Project Lineup By Ekow Dontoh | Bloomberg 20 August 2014   Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) — Ghana, the nation seeking to increase its oil output fivefold in the next decade, expects an offshore development by Hess Corp. to join the nation’s project pipeline, according to the Petroleum Commission. Hess will drill a third appraisal well…read more →

Shopping mall and hotel for Mallam Junction

Shopping Mall and Hotel for Mallam Junction           Lands lying adjacent to the  Mallam-Kasoa Highway in Accra are being developed fast over time. Soon, on portions of a wetland close to the Mallam Junction in the Ga South Municipality, a shopping mall and a three-star hotel will be established. The mall and hotel projects will be…read more →

BGI to build Shopping Mall at Mallam

BGI to Build Shopping Mall at Mallam Accra, June 3, GNA – BG International (BGI), a U.S-based development firm, says it has plans to build a shopping mall and a 3-star Hotel at Mallam Junction in the GA South District. The project to be situated on 23,000 square metres of land will in the initial phase comprise a playing ground, six…read more →

Top 50 Global Retailers

Wal-Mart, Carrefour and Costco take top spots in ranking; Amazon continues to move up OCTOBER 3, 2013 | BY RAY GAUL Kantar Retail’s Market Insights team recently updated all forecasts on global retail — a highly collaborative process that gains particular momentum the first half of the year as retailers report full-year performance for the prior fiscal period. The updated reports…read more →