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Sankofa:Cosmetics queen battles against skin bleaching

“I see clients come in with horrible conditions and through therapy and guidance, they are happy. And once they’re happy, I’m happy,” says Amey-Obeng. “Once you are able to restore joy to people, it’s very, very fulfilling,” she adds. – See more at: http://www.citifmonline.com/2014/04/02/cosmetics-queen-battles-against-skin-bleaching/#sthash.JpQR2AQC.dpuf She started her business with just £100, lugging her beauty bag from door to door, but ...

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Ghana’s oil money being misused – IMANI boss

Ghana’s oil revenues are not being spent well, President of Policy Think Tank IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has said. According to him, monies accrued from oil exports are being channeled into the wrong areas. “I’ll be more interested in how even the little we get from the oil are spent because it’s not being spent well,” he told Starr Business. ...

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Seaweed biorefinery project launched in Ghana

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | George Nyavor | george.nyavor@myjoyonline.com A landmark project to cultivate seaweed for the production of biofuel and pharmaceutical products has been launched in Ghana. Scheduled to start later this month, the project which is a first of its kind in Africa, will establish the cultivation of seaweed along Ghana’s 540 km coastline and establish relevant technology, develop ...

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Banks rip-off customers; make 1000% profit for express cheques

Source: B&FT Commercial banks in the country are charging their customers more than 1000 percent of the GH¢1.50 they pay to the clearing house, the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GhIPSS), for express cheque clearing services. Checks by the B&FT reveal that Barclays Bank charges a fixed rate of GH¢40 for same-day cheque clearing, otherwise known as express cheque ...

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Cedi starts depreciating against US dollars

Source: myjoyonline.com The Ghana Cedi appears to be coming under some pressure again only days into 2015. This has seen the local currency go down marginally. For instance as at last month, one needed 3 Ghana cedis 1 pesewa to get a dollar from the Forex Bureau, but it is now 3 Ghana cedis 4 pesewas to a dollar. Head ...

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Which Is Better: A Tax Credit or a Tax Deduction?

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How Ordinary Folks Can Cheaply Fly on Private Jets

Source…dailyfinance.com Tired of crowded airports and all the hassle that goes along with them? And jamming into coach seats along with the rest of the sardines? Would you rather dodge the lines, stretch out in a roomy seat seat on a private jet instead? It’s not as farfetched as it might seem. Sure, that’s the way celebrities and executives fly, ...

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GREDA wants land to build affordable houses

Source: Graphic Online The Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) has reiterated calls on the government to grant its request for 2,000 acres of land to enable it to construct affordable houses for the people. The Executive Secretary of GREDA, Mr Samuel Amegayibor, who made the call in an interview, said the request was made earlier this year but was yet ...

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