Business

Cashew is the new cocoa for farmers in Ghana

Cocoa is known as the main cash crop in Ghana – but cashews will soon surpass cocoa exports, Samuel Gyasi told me during my 6-month Kiva fellowship in Ghana. Samuel works for Advans Ghana, Kiva’s Field Partner in the region. The organization provides microfinancing to micro, small and medium-sized businesses with an emphasis on agriculture.I spent the first 2 months of my …

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WANT TO PAY LESS TAXES IN THE US? HIRE YOUR KIDS!

Are you a business owner in the United States? Have you ever considered hiring your child to work for you during summer vacation, winter break, or after school? Not only will your child gain valuable work experience, but you’ll benefit from a smart tax-savings strategy. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act brought many changes to the tax world, including the standard deduction …

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African businesses eye UAE for growth, development

Africa has turned into every investor’s favourite investment destination as innovation and growth get embedded deep in the economy. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) being strategically located facilitates the same for the businesses to look forward for opportunities and development. African businesses are keen to start their operations in the UAE and Dubai becomes most sought after as preparations for …

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Caak-A Consultancy CEO Cynthia Awumee becomes the change she seeks

With a radiant smile and a confident look, she peers from behind her eyeglasses and folds her arms in front of her and say, “the satisfaction of helping people is the inspiration behind what I do.” Her name is Cynthia Afi Awumee and she is the CEO of Caak-A Consultancy, a consulting firm in Ghana. Being a young female and …

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MTN Ghana named Company of the Year

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Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana, has been named Company of the Year in The Diamond SABRE Awards for Excellence in Public Relations in the C-Suite category at the 2019 Superior Achievement in Brand Reputation and Engagement (SABRE) Awards held recently in Kigali, Rwanda. The SABRE Awards, hosted by the Holmes Report in collaboration with the African Public Relations Association …

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Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye boosts confidence at Diva Forever Beauty Spa

Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye has been fascinated since childhood with everything that comes together to make a woman look beautiful, with emphasis on the looks and appearance of women. This fascination is what drove her to establish Diva Forever Beauty Spa. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Diva Forever Beauty Spa, Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antique who is a trained cosmetologist, …

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14 Airlines Confirmed for first Connect Middle East, India & Africa Forum

Fourteen airlines have already confirmed their participation at CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May. Senior network planning teams from Emirates, Etihad, Flydubai, Air Arabia, Air Asia, EgyptAir, Flyadeal, Ethiopian Airlines, Global Airways, Atlas Global, Germania, Mahan Air, …

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South Africa’s wine growers see new demand from China

(CNN) — As wages rise in China, so has spending on luxury goods. And wine is one of them. Over the next four years, the economic giant is predicted to overtake France and the United Kingdom to become the world’s second-largest market for wine, behind the United States. Wine consumption in China is expected to rise by more than a third to $23 …

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