By UK Minister of State for Development and Africa, Andrew Mitchell Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy - it brings countries and people together and can transform our lives for the better. I’m proud that the UK’s trading offer to Ghana and over 90 other countries is amongst...
By Kestér Kenn KLOMEGÂH Until sustainable food security is established through modernizing agriculture and ensuring adequate support for local farmers, Russia's grain supply would be a soft geostrategic bait (i) to reinforce the existing time-tested relationships with Africa and (ii) to solicit an endorsement for the unprovoked war in Ukraine. In...
By Marie-Noelle Nwokolo and Nyasha Mpani 2024 isn't just another year on the calendar for Africa – there’s a democratic whirlwind sweeping across the continent, with 17 nations poised to make history, one ballot at a time. Africa isn't just counting votes – it's counting on democracy. With almost a third...
By Effie AMISSAH The banking industry underpins the financial services industry in the country. Regulated by the Bank of Ghana, the industry provides an avenue where cash, credit and other financial transactions for both individuals and businesses are accessed. According to the 2023 Price Water House Coopers Banking Survey Report, the...
RIDA FoodTech LTD, a dynamic woman-led enterprise, embarked on a transformative journey, fueled by a passion for sustainable agribusiness and social impact. Founded with a mission to enhance livelihoods and empower communities, RIDA's commitment to innovation and excellence has reshaped the agricultural landscape in Northern Ghana. Originally established in 2021...
By Emmanuel Owusu Agyei AMPEM My friend Charlotte of ENI has always been arguing; and she talks to me about climate change and its effects on modern economies. She has been so passionate about it that she tells me how her application to join the just-ended COP 28 was rejected...
The African continent, with its vast resources and strategic geographic positioning, stands at the cusp of a logistical revolution that could redefine its role in global trade. The Logistics Performance Index (LPI), a detailed gauge developed by the World Bank, has chronicled Africa's trade logistics landscape since 2007, offering...
… Let's #ChangeTheScore and make sure everyone has access!   By Kine Fatim DIOP & Akosua Kwafo OGYIRI As West African women, we are no strangers to poor quality toilets, especially in public spaces. We often find ourselves refusing to eat or drink in public, whether it’s at school, the market or...
By Chen WENLING Western media has frequently adopted a pessimistic stance towards the Chinese economy. These narratives reveal the underlying pressure and apprehension certain Western countries experience in the realm of economic competition. By downplaying China's economic prowess, their objective is to undermine China's global standing and influence. Nevertheless, these portrayals often...
By Francis OWUSU-ACHAMPONG, FCIB The last article on this subject emphasised the primacy of capital and liquidity in determining how far a bank could go in its objective of expanding credits, branch network expansion, increasing fixed assets acquisition or generally pursuing any strategic initiatives towards incremental profits. It was noted, per...

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