Sunday, July 25, 2021
Venture Capitalism is a wonderful thing, if you know how it works and how to get in safely. By the time you finish reading this, you should have just enough information to be a pocket venture capitalist right here in Accra, Ghana. This is the same information that makes...
As businessmen and entrepreneurs, we are all constantly trading in futures, in a sense. We trade in our time and resources every today and bet that at every tomorrow, we shall get fair value in return. That’s the contract we have with Life. Once you’re living and breathing, you...
The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) is worried that unless there is an increase in the number of active working Ghanaians contributing towards retirement, demand for public sponsored social interventions could rise in the coming years. Government allocates around GH¢270 million to the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme yearly,...
The lies about this COVID-19 vaccine are just too much. Typically, conspiracy theories start off benefiting a clear side. In the case, I dare say most of us peddling lies about this COVID vaccine are merely mal-articulating their innate fears and concerns as well-thought out concepts in an effort to...
The Omanhene of Asante Juaben, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Council of State for the second term of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. At its maiden meeting held at the Accra International Conference Centre Nana Otuo Siriboe was nominated by Mr Sam Okudzeto...
Maxwell: This pandemic, are there any lessons to be learned from this pandemic? Otema: Yeah, absolutely. I mean, I think the thing we've learned is, we are indeed our brother and sister’s keeper, right? We do get some guidance from the government, you know. “Wear your mask”. “Wash your hands” and...
Maxwell:                     Good evening Otema. I’m looking forward to a pleasant conversation with you. You’ve had all these leadership roles in big corporations, like IBM, Vodafone, being the first-ever female country manager in Microsoft's Africa operations, what advice would you share with young woman entering such a male...
Imagine you wanted your child, Kofi, to take a swim class. You hire the best tutor you can find, Teacher Ama. She then proceeds to teach Kofi every single muscle movement necessary to make him an expert swimmer. Kofi learns breathing techniques, body positioning, arm-and-leg coordination, and he memorises...
My favourite definition of ‘entrepreneurship’ is “the creation or extraction of value”. Simple, right? It means wherever you are, if you are creating extra value for yourself or bringing out more worth in whatever you do, then you’re entrepreneuring! …if that’s a word. It means an entrepreneur need not only...
The year 2020 marks exactly 10 years of continuous power generation by Sunon Asogli Power Limited in Ghana. Owned by Shenzhen Energy Group of the People’s Republic of China with support from China Africa Development Fund (CADFUND), the company is not only the first successful Independent Power Producer (IPP)...
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