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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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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong helps Nigeria discover its next Winter Olympians

LAGOS, NIGERIA — Olympian Akwasi Frimpong was in Lagos, Nigeria to help both the Bobsled & Skeleton Federation and the National Olympic Committee there with their first bobsled and skeleton coach’s clinic that was also attended by potential athletes. Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana (left) and Seun Adegun of Nigeria proudly represented Africa as Skeleton Atheletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics …

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Dr Mensah reiterates the need for high-speed rails in Ghana

Accra, Aug. 31 — Dr. Thomas Mensah, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley of Ghana, has reiterated the need for a high-speed rail system in Ghana, to accelerate the nation’s socio-economic development. Dr. Thomas Mensah High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock …

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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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The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

How can the current leaders be focused in the mission of achieving a united Africa is a fundamental question that will be discussed in this article. In order to focus on the noble objective of achieving the unity of the African countries, Africa needs a new generation of leaders who must rise above local petty politics of their lone individual …

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Judgement Debt: What Is It? How And Why Does It Occur?

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Judgement debt can be seen as any sum of money that a court of law orders the losing party to pay to the winning party. The parties in the case may either be an individual, a family, a company/institution or a government. However, this article focuses on the payments of these debts by the Government of Ghana to individuals, families …

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Ghana Alumni in US plan historic event dubbed ‘National Schools Reunion’

Ghana Alumni Executives form a committee to organize the first National Schools Reunion™ in the United States and hire PR and Advertising Firm, Orange3 Media to plan the maiden edition of the reunion in Landover, Maryland in August 2019. Background of Ghana Alumni event Over the years, class and school reunions have grown in popularity. Thousands of graduates from high …

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Relocating to the Motherland? What to consider

If you didn’t make it to the panel discussion Kirsty Osei-Bempong, founder of MisBeee Writes spoke at on the topic, this post aims to furnish you with tips, tricks and some points to consider when decide to make that move. The event was organised by Ghanaian Londoners Founder Adwoa Agyemang on 16 May 2019. Kirsty Osei-Bempong in front of the …

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Could limited-finance impede Africa’s first Winter Olympics medal hopeful?

Skeleton Olympian of Ghana Akwasi Frimpong moved up 32 places this season in the world rankings jumping from 99th to 67th place in 2019 to qualify for the World Championships in Canada, though he has decided to focus on becoming Africa’s first Winter Olympics medalist in Beijing 2022 with his ‘Hope of a Billion’ project. His choice to focus on …

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