Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Why is Ghana where it is now? How did we get here and why? Was our present situation caused by the rise in the rate of the almighty dollar? Did we borrow too much of it, swelling our debt to an unsustainable level? Did the lack of the Eurodollar...
I chanced upon an article online on January 24, 2023 from cedidollar.com and same repeated on myjoyonline.com captioned, ‘Private Health Insurance players unhappy with GAB activities’ - in which the report purports that there is simmering tension in the Private Health Insurance Industry over unfair business practice by a...
Why is Ghana where it is now? How did we get here and why? Was our present situation caused by the rise in the rate of the almighty dollar? Did we borrow too much of it, swelling our debt to an unsustainable level? Did the lack of the Eurodollar...
“Some also will say that inflation has remained tame precisely because central banks have signalled such resolve in fighting it. My dog Woofie might have drawn the same conclusion whenever he barked at planes flying over our house. He might have believed that he had scared them off, and...
Late January, four African countries - South Africa, Eswatini, Angola and Eritrea - officially hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He went visiting these African countries, as part of laying the groundwork and testing the pulse, ahead of  the forthcoming second Russia-Africa summit set for late July in St....
It is beyond doubt at this point that Ghana Government’s efforts through the Ministry of Finance to convince holders of government bonds to buy into the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP) has run into challenges and the earlier these are addressed, the better for everyone. The purpose of this...
I have come across my fair share of interesting personalities in my day. Of all the colourful individuals I have ever had the privilege of being around, none excited me as a good friend I had in my University days. He was the very definition of “crackpot”. It was...
Growth is an imperative for every business; and a business or portfolio whose growth is stunted for any reason becomes moribund and over time spirals down the path to extinction. It may seem the natural thing for just about every commercial enterprise to work at achieving some growth and...
Burkina Faso has been plagued by an insurgency for seven years; numerous news outlets have reported that the Russian Private Military Company (PMC), Wagner Group, has been hired to assist them. The possibility of using Wagner to help Burkina Faso has been the subject of debate for several months, and...
This is the third in our series of publications on the Social Media Mix of Banks, with the first one published in the Monday, 16th January, 2023 edition of this column. The key social media accounts we identified are Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube – which we coined...
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