10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

Here are some exciting, profitable home business ideas anyone with sufficient training, expertise or experience can startup. A viable home business provides opportunities for us to turn our expertise and passion into profits. Starting up a home business is also a way of starting a dream business. For persons who are employees, it is a means to earn more income, and the beginning of becoming your own boss. For a young person looking for employment, a home business may be just what you need to launch an exciting career or business. A startup demands hard work and lots of sacrifices. … Continue reading 10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

Accra Millionaires Rising Fastest in Africa

Here’s good news if you aspire to be a millionaire. Accra is expected to add more dollar millionaires faster than any African city over the next decade. An AfrAsia Bank New World Wealth report into African cities, published Wednesday, forecasts the number of people with net assets of more than $1 million will surge by 78 percent to 4,100 individuals in Accra by 2025. Accra now has 2300 millionaires. The number of millionaires in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, will climb 71 percent, while those in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Africa’s biggest, will advance 46 percent, the New World Wealth … Continue reading Accra Millionaires Rising Fastest in Africa

Ghana: Small Businesses Totter Under Severe Energy Crisis, High Cost of Credit

Ghana’s small businesses are currently reeling under the difficult outcomes of a prolonged electric power crisis and high cost of borrowing in a worsening economic climate. The story of Francis, a business owner, describes the harsh realities of the present electric power crisis that many manufacturers have to contend with. Francis owns a small business that produces purified water in Accra. A few days ago, I hitched a ride on his truck home, after we attended a social event in Kanda together. The truck we rode on is one of eight that transport the products (bottled drinking water and sachet water or … Continue reading Ghana: Small Businesses Totter Under Severe Energy Crisis, High Cost of Credit

The 2014 Composite Budget of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly

Labone Express brings to you another Composite Budget 2014 of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly , in its quest to promote citizens’ and the public’s active participation in Local Government in the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Area. Residents of the following areas: Labone, Cantonments, La and Airport city are encouraged to read the budget and note how much resources the Assembly has allocated to its departments, especially, the Public/environmental Health, Waste Management, Social Welfare, and Community Development Departments. This Composite Budget of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly for the 2014 Fiscal Year has been prepared from the 2014 Annual Action Plan … Continue reading The 2014 Composite Budget of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly

Property rates go up for 2014 in Accra

Property owners in Accra will pay more in property rates this year, 2014. Rate imposts for all the rating zones in the city have been raised about 13.33% over last years’. The rate for Residential Class 1A, which includes Airport Residential Area, East Legon, Ridge and Roman Ridge, has been raised from 0.0015 for 2013 to 0.0017, and the minimum amount owners of property in the zone can pay has been raised also, from GHC100.00 to GHC115.00. The new rates are announced in the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s Imposition of Rates and Fee-fixing Resolution, made at a general meeting of the Assembly on 31st October … Continue reading Property rates go up for 2014 in Accra

Forbes Investment Guide: 365 Ways to Get Rich

Forbes Media has released the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide. It offers several new and smart ideas for making, growing and preserving your wealth. Forbes’ list comprises 365 tips you can use and turn to action from the world’s savvy investors and wealthiest, including  and Warren Buffet. “Rule No. 1 is, never lose money. Rule No.2 is never forget rule No. 1”, Warren Buffet advises. The 2014 Investment Guide can help you maneuver the investing terrain for the year ahead. The Rules include: Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism” Don’t mistake a low P/E for a value stock. Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the … Continue reading Forbes Investment Guide: 365 Ways to Get Rich

Get highlights of the 2014 Budget for Ghana

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Seth Tekper, has presented the 2014 budget statement and government’s economic policy to Parliament. Highlights of the budget include:   1. President, Vice President and the Executive takes a 10% salary cut 2. Establishment of Infrastructure Fund Will change fundamentally the funding and delivery of infrastructure in the country; Will reduced cost, enhance timely payments, and promote more efficient delivery of capital projects. Considering that lack of infrastructure remains a major hindrance to the transformation of the country in terms of the road, rail and energy to facilitate trade and expansion of businesses. … Continue reading Get highlights of the 2014 Budget for Ghana

Access the 2013 Composite Budget of La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly

Have you ever taken time to look through any annual plan or budget of your Municipal Assembly? Well, many Ghanaians have never done anything like that. Now, Labone Express is facilitating public access to one of such plans: you can access the 2013 composite budget of La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly here. This public access is being promoted by Labone Express as a community service blog with an objective to promote public interest and participation in decision making in the  Assembly. Constituents of La Dade-Kotopon can download the document and review for themselves . The 2013 Composite Budget contains activities which, the developers of the document say … Continue reading Access the 2013 Composite Budget of La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly