Akufo-Addo lobbies Alibaba group to make Ghana Africa’s Headquarters

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as part of his visit to the People’s Republic of China has met with co-founder and Chairman of Alibaba, a Chinese Multinational Holding Conglomerate specializing in e-commerce, retail, internet, Al and Technology Jack Ma.

The president during the meeting appealed to Mr. Ma and his company to consider opening the company’s Africa operations Headquarters in Ghana.

Announcing the meeting on his Twitter handle, president Akufo-Addo said Ghana was poised to take advantage of the quest by the Chinese giant to venture into the African market, adding that Africa looks forward to the company nurturing talents on the continent in the area of technology.

Below is the president’s Twitter message announcing his meeting with Jack Ma


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Yesterday, I held a meeting with the co-founder and Exec. Chairman of Alibaba Group, Mr. Jack Ma. I urged him to consider establishing the headquarters of Alibaba’s Africa operations in Ghana as Alibaba Group looks to partner countries in Africa and help nurture tech talents.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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