Investor Digest

GTUC Appoints Kwame Nimako-Boateng to serve on its Advisory Board

Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) has appointed Kwame Nimako-Boateng , MD for PTI Ghana to an eleven member board as part of its strategy to realize its goals and objectives. The role of the Board is to advise GTUC on how to improve upon its programmes, curricula and infrastructure. They will also serve as a bridge between GTUC, industry and the corporate world.

Members of the Advisory Board are:

  • Samuel Adetola (Chief Executive Officer, Capital Group Ltd.)
  • Martyn Mensah (Chief Executive Officer, UT Holdings)
  • Eri Hemu (Deputy Managing Director Ghana, Huawei Technology)
  • Kwame Nimako-Boateng (Managing Director, PTI Ghana)
  • Akhtar Khan (Managing Director, Midcom Ghana Ltd.)
  • Joe Mensah (Country Manager, IBM)
  • Andreas Karlsson (Country Director, Ericsson Ghana Limited)
  • Mawuko Afadzinu (Marketing Manager, Stanbic Bank)
  • Kojo Bedu Addo (External Affairs Manager, Newmont Ghana Limited)
  • Sir Sam Jonah, (Executive Director, Jonah Capital

In a related development, a networking dinner has been organized at the Best Western Premier Hotel. The purpose was to create a platform for members of the Advisory Board, GTUC Council members and key stakeholders to meet and share ideas at an informal evening. It also afforded patrons the opportunity to network and build strong contacts. Speaking at the function, the President of GTUC, Dr. Osei Darkwa recounted the numerous achievements of GTUC over the past years. Sir Sam Jonah speaking on behalf of the Board, indicated the Board’s readiness to contribute to the upliftment and progression of GTUC towards the achievement of its goals. He added that the Board’s contribution will be intellectual and strategic. The board which has a one year mandate will meet quarterly.

PTI Ghana sign NDA and Facilitation Agreement with Global Energy Company of Greece

PTI Ghana has signed an NDA and a Facilitation Agreement with Global Energy Company of Greece to represent and facilitate Global Energy's businesses in Ghana. The agreement will establish a good business relationship between the two companies and introduce Global Solutions to the Ghanaian renewable energy market. The agreement was reached when the Managing Director of Global Energy, Mr. Kyriakides visited Ghana in May to explore avenues where they can collaborate with the government and private companies on how to build and generate solar and other renewable energy for both public and private use.

Global Energy is one of the most reputable and financially strong companies in Greece. It is a pioneer in the renewable energy sector and is recognized for its quality, free field fix mounting and tracking systems both one and two axis, industrial, residential roofs, and agricultural. They have operations in the Middle East, North and West Africa. Currently we are working on a bid for a World Bank-cum-Ministry of Energy and Petroleum project to build and maintain off grid solar parks in 7 villages in the Volta region.

Glasark Oil Looking For Partner(s)

Glasark Oil, one of the indigenous Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) in Ghana is looking for a partner(s) to invest equity in exchange for shares in the company. Glasark has 3 modern filling stations and is looking to expand nationwide.

Prospective investors should have knowledge of the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry.
For further information about this venture please contact Dora at

Bonsa Tire Factory Looking For New Management

Bonsa Tire Company Limited, once the pride of Ghana's manufacturing sector has been put on the divestiture committee's list of state enterprises for sale. It was founded in the sixties by Ghana's first president and produced tires for the country and the sub-region.

Investor(s) Needed For Recreational/Theme Park

The need for a social centre and a place that families can go and have a nice time together is totalling lacking in Accra. Hence the majority of Ghanaians go to the beaches,”spots” and recently the Accra mall. However the average Ghanaian cannot afford the items and services offered at the mall. The need therefore to transform the Efua Sutherland Childrens Park into a modern amusement/theme park is an investment that will serve the country well.

  • Job creations opportunities
  • Revenue generation for the government
  • Foreign exchange earner from FDI
  • Beautification of the capital city
  • The only such facility in the entire sub-region
  • Location of site: Independence Avenue
  • Land mass: 12 Acres
  • Approximate investment needed: $5 million

For further information about this project, kindly contact