Africa: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Mood swings have become the norm when it comes to the potential of the African continent. Pre 1990’s was described as the dark days of Africa. Post-1990 into the early decades of this 21st century saw an uproar and cheers all over the world for the continent as the next big thing to happen. AfterContinue reading “Africa: Yesterday, today and tomorrow”

Trailblazer: Meet Emmaline Datey, mentor, consultant, MC and more

More often than not, the business of entrepreneurship becomes a life-long journey that constantly fuels an inner drive to make an impact in the world. Stories have been told of determined Africans who defied the odds and carved niches for themselves in the world. Such has been the story of public speaker, leadership, business andContinue reading “Trailblazer: Meet Emmaline Datey, mentor, consultant, MC and more”

Rising Star: Meet Sarah Sackey, founder of Sarah Sackey Clothing

She challenged the odds and has risen to become the owner of two thriving businesses. Reader, meet Sarah Sackey – the owner of both SARAH SACKEY CLOTHING and FREEZY FRUITS. READ ALSO: The journey of an entrepreneur BizzAfrica: Could you briefly introduce yourself for the benefit of our readers? Sarah: I am Sarah Sackey. IContinue reading “Rising Star: Meet Sarah Sackey, founder of Sarah Sackey Clothing”

Registering a business in Ghana: The basic steps

Below are some basic steps in registering your company. 1.  Acquire a Tax Identification Number (TIN). This is done by completing a Ghana Revenue Authority Tax Payer Registration Form. The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) officers after processing the TIN, send a text message  for you to collect the TIN. This applies to both the onlineContinue reading “Registering a business in Ghana: The basic steps”

The journey of an entrepreneur

‘If there is anything you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it’ Johann Wolfgang Von (1749-1832) Breaking the hard surface looks odd for business starters. There is no business-startup with magical bestowments or turnaround overnight. There were basic tumbles that constrained and restricted some renowned entrepreneursContinue reading “The journey of an entrepreneur”

Intellectual Property Law: Getting your trademark

The world is full of trademarks! On the streets, on signboards, at shopping malls, on customized cars, in television ads, etc you will find trademarks of several companies advertising their products. The trademark helps us to distinguish one company from another. READ ALSO: Intellectual Property Law: Protecting your idea WHAT IS A TRADEMARK? A trademarkContinue reading “Intellectual Property Law: Getting your trademark”