BlackUnicorn Academy Module Library


Explore the modules we have curated for the Diaspora who desire to move and invest in Africa. New content added weekly.

Module Library

Land Size and Survey

Explore how land is allocated and sold in Ghana. Gain an understanding of the land survey process.

Money & Banking Module

In this module you will get an understanding of African financial systems and how not to run out of money and more. 

Business Attitude in Africa

Gain insight on how business operates in Africa. Learn from real world scenarios on being successful as business owner in Africa. 

Real Estate Investment Basics

Explore potential real estate investment options in Africa. Learn 7 opportunities to invest in now.

Pros & Cons of Buying from a Developer

Gain insight on the real cost, restrictions, and benefits of buying a home from an estate developer.

Debt & Credit Module

Explore how credit and debit work outside of the west. Understand how this may impact your ability to own property & a business in Africa.

Passport & Visa Module

In this module we talk about the importance of entry visas and passports for the family. How to get them and more.

Communal Living for Single Mothers

Explore affordable and safe living options for single mothers and their children in Africa. Making moving to Africa a reality!

Mortgage or Build

Understand how mortagages work in Africa. Deep dive into a comparative analysis of building over time vs taking a mortgage in Ghana.

Land Types in Ghana pt. 1

Deep dive into the different land types & titles that can be secured in Ghana. 

Managing Expectations pt. 1 | Preparing to Live in a Developing Country

In this module we discover how too mentally prepare to live happily in Africa. 

Use Your Skills as a Consultant in Africa

In this module we explore what it takes to be an independent consultant in Africa. Learn how to get started.

Land Types in Ghana | pt. 2

Gain a deeper perspective of land types and tiles in Ghana. Understand important steps that cannot be skipped when buying land.

Transferable Skills in Africa

Gain insight on how and what skills are transferable to Africa. Allowing you the ability to make a living from your expertise.

Land Legitimacy

Gain insight on the land acquisition process in Ghana and how to know who rightfully owns the land.

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Residency Permit | pt. 2

Dive into the process and requirements of a resident permit in Ghana. 

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Health and Immunizations

Explore health options in Africa and what, if any, immunizations are asked for. Determine if your family will have access to medical care.

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Legal Migration to Africa | pt 1

In this module we explore what it takes to live in an African country. Exploring residency and more.

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Agri-Investment Basics

Explore several agriculture investment options in Ghana. Understand why farming  is big business in Africa.

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Investing in Ghana | Getting Started

In this module learn how to start investing in real estate in Africa. Starting from the ground up and more.

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Business Registration

What you need to know to get your business registered and ready to operate in Ghana.

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Buying a Apartment Who Owns the Land

The current trend in Africa is the sell of apartment units, but who owns the land it sits on? Learn about it.

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Best Regions in Ghana for Agri-Investment

In this module we explore crops that grow well in the various regions of Ghana and how Agri-investment can be profitable.

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What to Look for When Buying Residential Land

Gain a deeper understanding of what type of land makes a good investment for residental property. 

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eBook on Living and Moving to Ghana 

BlackUnicorn Properties

BlackUnicorn Properties offers rental homes for the budget conscious Diaspora who desire to move to Ghana. We are here to answer the questions you have about moving and to help you find the perfect home in Ghana. 

Wondering where to start to prepare for your move to Ghana?

It can be difficult to find all the information you need about moving and living in Ghana. Some of the Ghanaian government & real estate websites are outdated or do not provide enough information. We understand how frustrating this can be. Which is why we wrote a book about moving to Ghana. It breaks down everything you need to know from getting a visa to moving into your place. We cover it all in the ‘Your Guide to Renting a Home in Ghana’ e-book.

Do you have to be a permanent resident or working to live in Ghana?

No! You can rent a home or buy land and build your house all without having Ghanaian citizenship, permanent residency, or a job in Ghana. 

Should I ship my stuff to Ghana?

Depending on your preferences and taste you can ship your furniture, appliances and other belongings, or you can buy everything to fill your home in Ghana. Ghana has a lot to chose from and great quality!

How does renting in Ghana work?

Moving to Ghana is not an easy task nor is it straight foward. The rental experience here is based on the culture and the people and is completely different then how things are done in North America, Europe or the United Kingdom. We understand how frustrating this can be. Which is why we wrote a book about moving to Ghana. It breaks down everything you need to know from getting a visa to moving into your place. We cover it all in the ‘Your Guide to Renting a Home in Ghana.

Is Ghana safe to live?

Yes!! Ghana is one of the safest countries in Africa. Violent crime is very low and you can walk freely wherever you want.