Ghana IT Sector: SOFTtribe | IT Company in Ghana and West Africa
The sector is moving forward, but it could move forward a lot faster. We need more public sector projects to be handed to local companies. Currently according to our friends in government, they tell us that the government doesn’t have partners, or sometimes they insist that they give projects to “international” companies, even though we are an international company because we do export. This is an issue because of the amount and size of the contracts in the public sector. Also because the government spends most of the money in the economy it means that if local companies are not prioritised we will experience a slowdown that would be the equivalent of the American government giving all of their contracts to Nigerian companies rather than Boeing and Halliburton and so on. So this is changing gradually, but in the interim whilst that is happening, companies like ours in the technology space need to survive...

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