Bright Simons Named Among World’s 50 Greatest Leaders

Young Ghanaian entrepreneur Bright Simons has been named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune®. The 34-year old Simons made the list, published in Fortune® Magazine (online), 24th March 2016, alongside eminent persons including Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon; Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor; Pope Francis, and Christine Largarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders are men and women selected from business, government, philanthropy and the arts and all over the globe who are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same. The 2016 edition is the third publication of … Continue reading Bright Simons Named Among World’s 50 Greatest Leaders

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