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Tumble of global cocoa price causes Ghana $1bn deficit – COCOBOD

Ghana’s cocoa industry could suffer darker days ahead as the coronavirus pandemic has not just plunged cocoa prices on the world market but also stalled the current syndication process for loan facilities for the 2020/2021 crop season.  CEO of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahene Aidoo told JoyBusiness, the plunge in cocoa prices has so far caused the country $1 billion, fearing for …

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Beyoncé’s father invests in Nigerian music startup MePlaylist

Mathew Knowles, the father (and former manager) of artists Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, has made an undisclosed investment in Nigeria-based music startup, MePlaylist. MePlaylist is a music streaming platform founded by Olakunle Oladehin in 2017. Mathew Knowles (r) and Meplaylist Founder Oladehin The service is available across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, as well as the UK and …

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South African Airways Vacations® — 50% off for kids and more savings!

Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 2, 2020) – South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®), the leisure division of South African Airways, is offering a discount of 50% for children under age 18 on its popular “Best of South Africa” air-inclusive package. Starting from $4,999* (restrictions apply) person and $2,499* (restrictions apply) person for children under 18 years of age, this offer …

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Silicon Valley based Overland-Tandberg heads to Ghana

Overland-Tandberg, a Silicon Valley-based global technology company that develops and manufactures hybrid cloud IT infrastructure and data protection solutions has publically announced its readiness and commitment to start operations in Ghana. Ghana’s Ambassador in green tie to the left of Mr. Kelly in New York The CEO and Chairman of the company, Eric Kelly, announced the closing bell-ringing ceremony at …

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Ghana’s Akufo Addo named “champion of the AU financial institutions”

African leaders have appointed Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo as “Champion of the African Union Financial Institutions.” The Chairperson of the African Union, the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Monday at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Credit: Myjoyonline.com Under the AU Agenda 2063, the creation of African Union Financial Institutions represents a flagship project. The …

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REDAVIA Launches Solar Carport Product at SGS

Last week REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, launched its modular solar carport product, the REDAVIA Fast Track Solar 40 Carport (FTS-40CP), with a first installation at SGS, a global leader in inspection, testing, verification, and certification. This press release features multimedia. Click here to view the full release. REDAVIA deployed the carport solar …

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FOREX TRADING IN AFRICA

Recent reports show that Forex trading is on the rise in Africa, especially in South Africa. This is probably because the Forex market is the largest – as well as most liquid – financial market in the entire world. Trading in Africa But what are the main causes of this so-called rise? Well, it is worth mentioning that some people …

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Join the dynamic Speaking Team at 2020 Ghana CFO Summit

The Ghana CFO Summit taking place on the 27-28 February 2020 brings together the brightest Chief Financial Officers (CFO) and senior finance professionals together to address modern challenges and find available technologies help to shape their businesses successfully. This 2-day important event will attract some 120 CFOs, CEOs and industry experts to discuss industry trends, catalyze the industry’s continuous growth and provide …

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Fiber optics innovator Dr Mensah of Ghana meets Chinese billionaire Jack Ma

Dr. Mensah an Internet Pioneer and Fiber Optics Innovator met with Chinese business magnate Jack Ma in Accra, Ghana at the first Netpreneur Prize Awards. Chinese billionaire Jack Ma initiated the Netpreneur Prize through his philanthropic organization — the Jack Ma Foundation — and four African partners with the purpose to award US$1 million annually for the next decade in …

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