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South Sudanese women display cash vouchers at World Food Program (WFP) station in Mingkaman, South Sudan, Jan. 23, 2020. WFP cash transfers are helping many displaced elderly women and children who face risk of starvation. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

South Sudan women venture into businesses as government eases restrictions

As the novel coronavirus continues to disrupt livelihoods across the globe, South Sudanese women have shown their entrepreneurial spirit as the world's youngest nation...

Old Tafo Municipal Assembly supports 16 PWDs to start their businesses

The Old Tafo Municipal Assembly has provided start-up items and financial support to 16 selected Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to start their own businesses. ...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. small business loan program faces backlash as not-so-small businesses secure aid

As small businesses hit by the COVID-19 outbreak scramble to apply for loans under a U.S. government program, a few not-so-small companies have already...
Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad (2nd R) and Chinese Ambassador to Algeria Li Lianhe (3rd R) attend a donation ceremony of Chinese medical supplies at Algiers International Airport, Algeria, April 21, 2020. More Chinese medical supplies onboard a plane arrived at Algiers International Airport on Tuesday night to help the North African nation contain the spread of the COVID-19. The latest batch of supplies, weighing nearly 20 tons, included medical masks, testing kits, ventilators and other medical equipment. (Xinhua)

Algeria decides to reopen more businesses to ease anti-coronavirus lockdown impact

The Algerian government on Saturday decided to re-open more businesses, in a move to ease the adverse effect of the nationwide lockdown imposed to...

Encourage customers to wash hands- Businesses told

Business operators have been asked to make sure customers washed their hands properly when they visit their premises. Mrs Sybil Boison, Volta Regional Environmental Health...
Canadian parliament

Canadian parliament passes massive COVID-19 relief bill for businesses in rare sitting

by Christopher Guly The Canadian Parliament passed on Saturday what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the country's most significant economic program since...
Covid 19

Businesses in Kumasi lament over poor sales

Some business operators in the Kumasi Metropolis are lamenting over poor sales as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). ...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

Stay home if you have no business in town – GHS

Dr Winfred Ofosu, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has entreated residents of the Region not to loiter about...
The annual volume of cargo handled at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang province surpassed 1 billion tons on Dec. 27, 2017. The port became the first one in the world to exceed that volume. For nine years in a row it has topped the list of global ports with the largest cargo handling capacity. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Businesses in Africa suffer as COVID-19 epidemic disrupts Chinese supplies

Kenneth Kiarie, who runs an electrical goods shop in downtown Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya in East Africa, might have to close his...

Businesses in Kumasi schooled on New Company Registration Act

Business entities in Kumasi have been briefed on the new company registration law, Act 992 of 2019, to keep them abreast with the...

MTN reiterates commitment to support businesses of young people

MTN Ghana has reiterated its commitment to support young people's businesses to thrive by providing them with cutting edge services the industry can offer. ...
Ghana’s investment market

Harmonization of sub-regional capitals market to provide long term capital for businesses in West...

The Harmonization of the capitals markets in West Africa will create the source of long term capital for local businesses, The Managing Director of...
Geely and Volvo

Geely, Volvo consider combination of businesses

Volvo Cars and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, the publicly traded auto unit of the Zhejiang-based Geely Holding Group, are considering a possible restructuring through...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

Ghana Tourism Authority clamps down on businesses in Tema

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in Tema is closing down tourism facilities in the enclave for not paying the obligatory tourism levy. ...

Women should be given access to credit

Women need to be aided with unimpeded access to credit facilities, to drive their entrepreneurial skills and successfully operate their own businesses, Ms. Ivanka...

Tanzania urges mining firms to observe laws on environmental recovery after closure of businesses

Tanzanian authorities on Monday urged mining companies to observe laws on environmental recovery after they shut down their operations in the country. ...

Businesses must be competitive to benefit from free trade system – Ofosu-Dorte

Mr David Ofosu-Dorte, a Senior Partner at AB and David Law, Wednesday advised Ghanaians businesses to enhance their competitiveness in order to maximise the...

CDD-Ghana, UNDP want businesses to be strategic partners in peacebuilding

The Centre Ghana for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have called on businesses to be strong strategic partners in...

Nestlé Partners AGRA To Create A Thriving African Agricultural Sector

There is no doubt that the impacts of climate change are beginning to manifest on the entire globe and particularly on developing countries that...
Businesses schooled on CSR and SDG

Eastern Region: Businesses schooled on CSR and SDG

More than 30 firms and institutions have benefited from a day’s training workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the basics of sustainability reporting. The...

Experts Commend China’s Foreign Investment Law for Boosting Businesses

China's newly passed foreign investment law will benefit foreign investors and companies, and will help improve the Asian country's business environment, experts said. China's national...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwean businesses shaky over uncertain central bank policy measures

The delay by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya to announce the 2019 Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) has left the business community in...
Airtel-Tigo merger

AirtelTigo Business Unveiled to Offshoot Businesses Growth

Management of AirtelTigo has launched the AirtelTigo Business to provide Communications solutions for Small, Medium and Enterprises (SMEs), Corporate, Educational institutions and government agencies. The...
Women Loans

Women Groups in Salaga gets support from MASLOC to Expand Their Businesses

The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has disbursed some loans to six (6) women groups at Salaga in the East Gonja municipality to...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Government sudden tax measures disruptive to businesses in Ghana – Expert

While government seeks to improve its revenue mobilization with the introduction of tax policy rationalization measures, some businesses may have been feeling the pinch...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa warns businesses against pricing in foreign currency

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said his government is crafting a law that compels business people who receive foreign currency allocation from Treasury to...
automated business registration system

Businesses applauds Ghana government over Ease of Doing Business

Business magnates and economists have called for applause for the government for improving many of the indicators for measuring ‘Ease of Doing Business Report’...
Business Enterprises

Slovenian businesses asked to establish enterprises in Ghana

Mr John Kumah, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP), has urged Slovenian businesses to set up enterprises and...
AIA Starter Pack

Young Businesses to receive start up packages

The Africa Internship Academy (AIA) has unveiled AIA Starter Pack Programme to support young businesses to thrive. The Starter Pack is a Business Advisory Support...

MiDA Project will give strength to Ghanaian businesses

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has devoted 10 million dollars of the 498.2 million-dollar grant for the Market Access Project, under the Power Compact...