Small businesses at the regional and district levels are expected to benefit from a GH₵38m facility to be advanced by the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) this year. This is aimed at enabling prospective beneficiaries to shore-up their businesses as part of the Centre’s programme of activities for the...
To those who have their own reservations about made in Ghana shoes, thinking they are not of high quality, or do not have a fine finishing, are terribly wrong. Well, they may be pardoned for such poor judgement, at least for one reason—they have not yet seen the amazing...
The US$50million Oasis Africa Venture Capital Fund has officially been launched to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The fund has the capacity to invest between US$500,000 to US$5million in one investee. At a short but impressive ceremony, Matteew Boadu Adjei, Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Capital, a growth capital...
After experiencing a cow die helplessly from foot and mouth disease, Peter thought about what can be done to give good health to farm animals - which is the livelihood of many in the community where he was raised. Read on as he shares his story with the B&FT’s...
Operators of Courier Services who have failed to acquire licences from the Postal and Courier Services Regulatory Commission (PCSRC) have been warned to do so immediately, or soon face prosecution. Under Section 10 of the Postal and Courier Services Regulatory Commission Act 649, offenders are liable to a fine of...
Jane Goodall, a British Primatologist, once said: “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make”. True to these words, a young man...
Small businesses, especially those in the information technology sector, have expressed worry and discontent over what they consider to be the high cost of using the Internet and its associated poor quality of service. In an interview with the B&FT some of the businesses, which are of different sizes, shared...
Government has confirmed that the GHC 10 million set aside to support women entrepreneurs, announced earlier by Business Development Minister, Mohammed Awal is ready and available for access. “We also have the mandate to raise an additional $100 million to support businesses. Out of that we have also set up...
Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited continues to make giant strides in Ghana’s cocoa industry. The latest of its many innovative interventions is the launch of Nyonkodo Farmer Life Plan, a bundled insurance, pension and scholarship plan for its farmers at Sefwi Wiawso in the Western Region of Ghana. Speaking at the...
It is the fourth week since the new season of the MTN Heroes of Change programme hit television screens. So far three selfless Ghanaians have had their stories told to wide acclaim. The airing dates and channels include TV3 on Saturdays at 4pm, Adom TV on Saturdays at 7:30pm and...

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