Monday, October 25, 2021
“The ultimate resource in economic development is people. It is people, not capital or raw materials that develop an economy,” said Peter Drucker. Then where is Ghana headed with the staggering statistics of road accidents that keep going from bad to worse? According to the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), there...
“Climate change is no longer a far-off problem;it is happening here, it is happening now.” -----------Barack Obama, former president of the USA In 2015, most of the world’s leaders met in Paris to agree on a new set of goals to tackle climate change. Political leaders, society, and businesses have seemingly...
African leaders most often than not pay a blame game with other parties with regards to the mismanagement of the continent’s resources due to extensive corruption, political instabilities, regulatory uncertainties, and civil wars which have created financial poverty, energy poverty and plagued the standard of living across the continent....
The COVID-19 pandemic has been with us for almost two years, and has disrupted our way of living and economies around the world. The aviation sector, which employs millions of people and acts as the heart of international business and leisure, has been adversely affected. The airline industry as a...
Dr. Arkebe Oqubay, Minister and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, said instead of prescriptions from outside, which in most cases do not work, African countries are better off looking for solutions within to solve their challenges. (GNA, 2019) The Ghana Economic Forum was incepted in 2012 to...
“One cannot both feast and become rich.” – Asante proverb As a people, we have forged our own fetters. Our current state of affairs is but the reaping of a harvest we sowed in the years past. Our challenges are the result of our unwillingness to promote honest individuals,...
Before the dawn of the Industrial Revolution (IR), the demand for energy was scanty, with most of the work being provided for by manual labor (humans and animals muscles) and natural resources which neither caused environmental pollution nor depleted finite natural resources. For purposes of heating and cooking, humans depended...
The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known as COP26, is happening at a time when the world has just experienced one of the warmest years on record. The year 2020 reached temperatures that were about 1.02°C warmer than...
Did you know banking and financial services began with merchants who gave grain loans to farmers and traders who carried goods between cities? This was around 2000 BC in Assyria, India and Sumeria (south Mesopotamia). Later, lenders based in temples in ancient Greece and the Roman Empire lent money, accepted deposits and changed money. All...
Demand for study abroad is becoming strong in the light of the waning effect of COVID-19 Sixteen months ago, I wrote an article entitled Africa can be a top foreign student destination – Here’s how (https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200601193644341), in which I argued that a BBC report BBC stated that the University of...
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