Proper housing remains a big challenge for many developing countries including Ghana though it is not making good effort as expected by the ‘have not’ citizenry. Political promises for affordable housing remains a mere rhetoric. It has always been vague expressions from achievable targets with the last few years...
The launch by Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia of the US$7.5million Infectious Diseases Centre built by the Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund, at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, is something worth celebrating. Dr. Bawumia noted that the Centre celebrates Ghanaian ingenuity and patriotism, and dedication to humanity. The world-class facility was...
Declining trade volumes and values due to COVID-19 disruption in supply chains globally has had a serious effect on the wholesale, retail and distribution business in Ghana; thereby causing a ripple-effect on Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions (SDIs). In March 2020, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced a number of monetary policy...
“By the time the fool learns the game, the players have dispersed.” – Akan proverb If the history of human relationships teaches us anything at all, it is that the way we project ourselves to the world determines how the world treats us. It is this insight that propelled Anthony...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has presented enormous challenges to the developed, emerging, and developing economies. The COVID-19 has revolutionized international trade, thereby initiating businesses into a new era of trade facilitation. The modern era of international trade is one of the increasingly complex interactions between organizations, firms, and people. Countries that...
Universities in emerging economies are playing a key role in the response to the coronavirus crisis through cutting-edge research and development (R&D) and pioneering approaches to learning. Higher education institutions around the emerging world have adopted a range of different models in reaction to the pandemic. Some are working more closely with governmental bodies, while...
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO chief executive, is to reconvene the agency’s emergency committee this week to assess the pandemic. He admitted that the world has made a huge effort, but conceded that there is “a long hard road ahead of us”. The WHO first declared the spread of the...
The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, marked this year’s Emancipation Day with wreath-laying ceremonies in Accra. A delegation comprising government officials, traditional rulers, and members from the Diaspora laid wreaths at the grave-sites of renowned Pan-Africanists W.E.B Dubois, George Padmore and Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Recounting the...
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In immeasurable terms, governments, businesses, families and individuals are coming under immense economic pressure following the global pandemic – COVID-19.  In response, governments are leading the charge and implementing bold COVID-19 economic stimulus plans targeted at businesses and families especially the vulnerable. Businesses have also been very swift, changing business...