The Showroom of the Pelican Hotel is Open

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The showroom of the first hotel apartment investment in Ghana, which offers investors the unique opportunity to invest in deluxe branded hotel apartments, is open for viewing by interested persons who want to invest in this hotel. The Pelican Hotel showroom is located in Cantonments, opposite St. Thomas Aquinas High School, and next to the European Commission.

The Pelican Hotel offers investors the opportunity to join a global community of hotel investors right here in Accra.

The Pelican Hotel model works as follows,

  1. Purchase a unit or multiple units of your choice
  2. Lease the unit(s) back to The Pelican Hotel for 10 years
  3. Unit becomes part of pool to be managed as a hotel
  4. From the first two years, your earnings will be guaranteed at 9% of the purchase price
  5. From the third year onwards, your earnings are based on your share of the pool revenue.

                 

Kindly call 0270 000 004 to book a private tour of the showroom.

Click to see a video of the Pelican Hotel showroom: https://youtu.be/IeK2s1gQx68

Website: https://bit.ly/2Qsnn5R

The Future of Organic Farming

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Eco-Index Agro Solutions Limited, an affiliate company of Strategic Security Systems International, is changing the landscape of the agricultural industry in Ghana with the introduction of the liquid organic fertiliser, Begreen-F. Eco-Index offers Begreen-F, an organic liquid fertiliser that has been proven to increase yield. This product has been approved for use in Ghana by the Ministry of Agriculture through the Plants Protection Regulatory Services Department.

The potential and effectiveness of this product has been tested across the country in the various regions and zonal belts through the Planting for Food and Jobs initiated by the Government of Ghana. Eco-Index has supplied Begreen-F to the farmers under this program and these farmers have reported have exceptional yields all across the country and in various crops.

Eco-Index, in an effort to keep farmers across the country educated, held a training workshop in Kumasi, on the 29th of July, for the Regional Executives of the Ghana Chief Farmers Association. This 3-day workshop brought together all the Regional Executives and gave them an opportunity to interact with the management of Eco-Index, namely Dr. Francis Akuamoah-Boateng, Board Chairman and Dr. Moses, Managing Director, raise and address all concerns about the product.

The efforts of EcoIndex have been noticed awarded. At the just ended Ghana Agricultural and Agro Processing Awards 2020, Begreen-F was recognised the Outstanding Organic Fertiliser of the Year 2020. This is a significant milestone for EcoIndex as well as BeGreenF as an indication of the quality of the product.

BeGreen-F is a truly organic liquid fertiliser produced from organically grown plants. It provides nutrients for faster and healthy growth of plants, promotes flowering and fruiting and ensures good root development. BeGreen-F promotes drought tolerance in cultivated plants, promotes higher and quality yield and increases plant resistance against diseases and pests. BeGreen-F is rich in Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Manganese in balanced quantities that are needed for plant growth and drop yield. Begreen-F can be used for all types of plants and crop yielding plants.

Tullow welcomes – Rahul Dhir as CEO of Tullow Oil PLC

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Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rahul Dhir as Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Group. Rahul will take up his appointment effective 1 July, 2020. His appointment comes after the completion of a business review and the implementation of a revised business model to enable Tullow deliver reliable oil and gas production and be an effective and sustainable business for the future
Rahul Dhir is an experienced business leader and oil and gas professional, with industry-leading expertise in exploration and production and in oil and gas financing. He is currently the Chief Executive of Delonex, an Africa-focused exploration company, where he has had considerable success, most notably in Chad.
Before joining Delonex, Rahul Dhir was Managing Director and CEO of oil and gas exploration and production company, Cairn India, for six years. He led the development of the 200,000 bopd Mangala project in Rajasthan.

The Board is confident that Rahul holds expertise in both onshore and offshore oil production and development, and critically, exploration to steer Tullow forward and rebuild our business in an era of unprecedented market changes.

Website: www.tullowoil.com
Facebook: Tullow Oil Ghana
Address: Tullow Ghana Limited
Branch address: No. 70 George Bush Highway (Motorway Extension),
North Dzorwulu, Accra – Ghana, West Africa
Tel: +233 (0) 302 742200 Fax +233 (0) 302 742300

Hollard launches first virtual insurance Chatbot to boost insurance accessibility

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Hollard Insurance launches the first virtual insurance chatbot in Ghana with the goal to make insurance more accessible to Ghanaians via popular messaging channels such as WhatsApp.

The innovative product, called Hollard ChatInsure is currently hosted on WhatsApp, by an Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot, called “Araba Hollard.” Araba is the first virtual insurer in the country offering end-to-end insurance services all within the messaging application and without human intervention. Users simply save her number, 0242 426 412 and message her on WhatsApp to access her services.
At launch, Araba offers renters and homeowners, Home and Home Contents insurance. They can initiate, process, pay and receive policy documents on WhatsApp covering burglary, fire and allied perils to their possessions and physical building structure.
The initiative is being innovatively launched virtually with a live show at the company’s head-office, streamed from its Facebook and Instagram pages, and on Joy and Citi FM Facebook pages. The launch is anchored by ace TV and radio personality Naa Ashokor Mensah-Doku.
“We are living in an increasingly digital world, driven by the constraints of COVID-19. At Hollard, we constantly seek ways to make it easier for Ghanaians to access insurance, so this digital insurance product aligns perfectly. Ghanaians love using WhatsApp, so our product makes it easier for them to do what they love while creating and securing a better future for themselves. Insurance right in their palms, no paperwork!”
“Araba Hollard is a true ‘Hollardite.’ She is sharp, helpful, and professional but embodies the vibrant and unconventional virtues of Hollard. She understands that your home and household possessions mean the world to you. You want to live free without worrying about the unexpected. She’s your personal virtual insurer and she is got you covered. Meet Araba Hollard on WhatsApp 0242 426 412.” Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo describes the virtual insurer.
About Hollard Ghana
The country’s favourite insurance group Hollard Ghana, with subsidiaries Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance combines its deep local knowledge of the market with the world-class expertise of an international insurance brand. With feet firmly planted on Ghanaian soil but Headquartered in South Africa, Hollard delivers innovative insurance solutions customized to the unique risks Ghanaians face. Hollard was previously Metropolitan Insurance which operated in Ghana for over 25 years.