What you never knew about Burundi

Burundi is an East African that gained independence from Belgium in 1962. It must however be noted that the country has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. The country’s motto is “Ubumwe, Ibikorwa, and “Iterambere” meaning “Unity, “Work” and “Progress” in Kirundi. Pierre Nkurunziza became the first president to be chosen in democraticContinue reading “What you never knew about Burundi”

Intellectual Property: Handling confidential information

As you start your business it is important to safeguard certain pieces of information related to your business. This information includes trade secrets and personal or private information. It is important to know how to protect such information as your business grows in order to maintain that competitive edge. The law of breach of confidenceContinue reading “Intellectual Property: Handling confidential information”

Editorial – Achieving your goals

What has your business achieved or accomplished this year? Are you any closer to achieving the targets you set for your business at the beginning of the year? According to Brian Tracy, “All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then theyContinue reading “Editorial – Achieving your goals”

What you never knew about Burkina Faso

This country was formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta before it was renamed Burkina Faso on the 4th August 1984 by the then-president Captain Thomas Sankara. They gained independence from France on 5th August, 1960. Maurice Yameogo was the first president of Upper Volta. The Republic of Upper Volta was established on 11th DecemberContinue reading “What you never knew about Burkina Faso”

Designing your dream

“Whether you believe you can or whether you believe you cannot, you are absolutely right” – Henry Ford “Be true to who you are”, sounds a message in a hit song by Gospel musician Donnie McClurkin. Albeit succinct, the above message summarizes the entirety of the pre-requisites of success in life. READ ALSO: Getting StartedContinue reading “Designing your dream”

Drafting an arbitration clause

Sometimes writing an arbitration clause in an agreement can be such a daunting task. It gets confusing as to what exactly to put in there or how much detail it should contain. The Arbitration Act, 2010 (Act 798) gives an indication of what should go into the arbitration clause. According to section 13 of theContinue reading “Drafting an arbitration clause”

Rising Star: Meet Benjamin Oppong-Badu, product designer, photographer and more

A little introduction of yourself. Benjamin Badu Oppong is my name, born into the Badu family of three boys and four girls on the 7th January, 1990. I am the second born of my parents. I started my basic school education from Anum L/A primary at Asamankese through to District Council Primary A&B and thenContinue reading “Rising Star: Meet Benjamin Oppong-Badu, product designer, photographer and more”

Trailblazer: Meet Ed Obi, founder of Ed Obi Fashion House

His love for fashion has resulted in the establishment of a business that has currently become a household name in Ghana’s fashion industry. He read Science at the SHS level and then Accounting a the tertiary level Dear readers, meet Edwin Obi Wilson of Ed Obi Fashion House, our Trail Blazer for this edition. READContinue reading “Trailblazer: Meet Ed Obi, founder of Ed Obi Fashion House”

Editorial – Give your customers an experience

“Don’t give your customers a product; give them an experience” – Anonymous Most entrepreneurs strive to make good products. They invest a considerable amount of money and time into branding and packaging the product, which is good. It is however imperative that entrepreneurs invest more in the contents of the product itself in order toContinue reading “Editorial – Give your customers an experience”