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Advertise Your Business Without Spending Money! Read How…

A small business always has the uphill struggle of gaining brand awareness. When competing with large corporates that have deep pockets for marketing and advertising, it can seem almost impossible to get your brand on the map. However, there are a number of intelligent and practical ways to improve your brand without breaking the bank: Partner with an established business …

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Apple loses trademark fight over iPhone name in China

Apple loses trademark fight over iPhone name in China

A Chinese company is free to use the name “iPhone” on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China. The Beijing Municipal High People’s Court ruled in favour of Xintong Tiandi Technology, said the official Legal Daily newspaper. Xintong Tiandi trademarked “IPHONE” for leather products in China in 2010. Apple filed a trademark bid …

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Mahama Appoints 2nd Deputy BoG Governor

Dr. Johnson P. Asiamah has been appointed as the second Deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana. President John Mahama. The Economist and Monetary Policy Specialist’s appointment was done in consultation with the Council of State, according to a statement signed by Communications Minister Dr Edward Omane Boamah. He takes over from Dr. Adul-Nashiru Issahaku who was recently appointed as …

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16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

The list of following organization will help fund any startup in Africa. (1) Acumen Fund Acumen is a charity organisation incorporated in 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation, Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. The Acumen Fund invests in entrepreneurs who have the capability to bring sustainable solutions to big problems. In May 2014, The Acumen Fund co-invested $1.5 …

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Load shedding eases as power supply meets demand – GRIDco  

Load shedding eases as power supply meets demand - GRIDco  

Bulk power distributor Ghana Grid Company has indicated that the current load shedding has been suspended because power producers are now generating enough power to meet the nation’s demand. This comes just three days to the end of the year which Power minister Dr Kwabena Donkor promised load shedding would end. The minister promised he would resign at the end …

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Gov’t to re-engage 400,000 ‘galamsey’ operators

Gov’t to re-engage 400,000 'galamsey' operators

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday announced that government would engage a total of 400,000 youth under the alternative livelihood programme to dissuade them from engaging in illegal mining. He said out of the number, 100,000 would be trained under the National Youth Training programme. President Mahama announced this when he called on Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II after …

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Producer Price Inflation falls to 19% in May

Producer Price Inflation falls to 19% in May

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for May 2015 slowed to 19 per cent from a revised 19.5 per cent in April, Dr Philomena Nyarko, the Government Statistician announced on Wednesday. The month-on-month change in producer price index between April and May was 0.8 per cent. Mining and quarrying, and manufacturing, which constitute more than two-thirds of total industries as …

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US$1.2 billion lost to tax incentives

US$1.2 billion lost to tax incentives

A research by the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) and ActionAid Ghana has revealed that tax incentives granted in the 2013-14 government budget cost the nation about US$1.2billion — or between 2-3 percent of GDP. The outcome of the study by the two organisations, which was delivered at a workshop on tax justice and illicit financial flows and their impact …

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Mahama breaks ground for cocoa roads rehabilitation

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday cut the sod to mark the start of the rehabilitation of roads in cocoa growing communities, with a call on Ghanaians to avoid chieftaincy and religious disputes to promote development. He said a stop to such disputes would help attract investors and create jobs for the budding youth. President Mahama, who was in Adeiso …

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