Business

The Cost of Starting a Business in Countries around the Globe

You have to spend money to make money – so goes the conventional wisdom. But this is not just good advice for the entrepreneur looking to expand their business. It’s a legal and practical necessity to establish your business in the first place. New business owners must shell out for approvals, licenses, permits, and inscriptions. Governments often require a business …

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5th edition of Women in PR Ghana Summit scheduled for this July 9 & 10

Women in PR Ghana Summit is back for its 5th edition (Hybrid edition) themed ‘Five Years of Changing the Narrative for Female Communication Practitioners’ and is slated to take place on July 9 and 10 in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. The two-day event will be organised both virtually and In-person. The virtual session (on Zoom and Facebook) will be held …

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Ghana set to become first west African lithium producer as 2 firms sign agreement to fast-track project

Ghana is set to become the first west African lithium producer of lithium as two firms have signed an agreement to fast-track the project. This follows a conditional binding agreement that IronRidge Resources has entered with Piedmont Lithium to fully fund and accelerate the Ewoyaa Lithium Project to production. The conditional binding and definitive agreements entered into with Piedmont is …

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KhoPhi innovates ways to make Africa’s drone stock market more lucrative

As the consumerization of camera drones for videography and photography continues to rise, more and more high quality aerial footages from Africa are shared. Many, like Rexford (aka KhoPhi), a content creator from Ghana who’s been capturing the beauty of Ghana’s infrastructure, landscapes and tourist sites for the past 2 years, have enhanced the opportunity to make such footages available …

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When it comes to finance and trade Winvestnet CEO Reda Rami sees Africa

In 1998, Reda Rami created and launched what was to be his first career success, The International Investment And Finance Forum (TIIFF) in Casablanca, Morocco. TIIFF was an initiative that brought together financial experts and industry specialists to hold conversations around the major issues in global economics and finance, stock market crashes, investment banking opportunities, and suggest strategies for a …

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Bank of Africa wins ‘Outstanding in Growth’ at GFI Awards

Bank Of Africa Ghana on Friday, June 11, 2021, was awarded the financial institution with ‘Outstanding in Growth’ award at the Ghana Financial Intermediation (GFI) Awards. The award scheme which was organized by The Business Executive had the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Rev. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, present the award to the Deputy Managing Director in charge of Business …

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Some of Africa’s Almost 700 Tech Hubs Playing “Pivotal” Business Roles

Even though Africa’s tech hubs have grown to a new record of 643 across the continent, some 25% of them only provide coworking spaces, presenting an opportunity for greater growth, according to a new survey. The research by Briter Bridges and AfriLabs is some of the most detailed about the tech hub ecosystem, and explores how the hubs finance themselves, offer startups.  It found …

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Blusimba Launches Platform To Aid Digitization Of Businesses Operations

Covid-19 has become common terminology in all spheres of discussion across the globe. Its arrival has heralded a gradual shift to an online solution to almost all in-person activities. In a bid to aid this move to online living, Blusimba Technologies is also making strides in its area of expertise to help with this gradual shift. Blusimba Technologies is a …

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Bernard Arnault overtakes Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest person

Bernard Arnault, CEO and majority owner of French luxury group LVMH, has briefly surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person. As per Forbes, Arnault claimed the top spot with a net worth of $186.4 billion surpassing Bezos whose net worth stands at $186 billion. The French fashion tycoon has added over $47 billion to his net …

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The dazzling rise Of Ghanaian Business Mogul Dr. Kwaku Oteng

There are many successful business moguls in the country that have been able to reinvent themselves over the years. Dr. Kwaku Oteng comes to mind when such names are being mentioned. Dr. Kwaku Oteng has been able to establish himself as one of the leading men when it comes to business strategizing and execution. From a mere seller of herbal …

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