Sunday, October 17, 2021
What’s next? This is a question I have been pondering over all week. Before COVID-19, there had been many terrible things that had happened. And still, I would wake up to prepare for the future. But with the disruption of normalcy and routine in our world today, not many...
Africa is becoming a new COVID-19 epicenter. In recent weeks, South Africa reported a 60% increase in natural deaths, suggesting a higher COVID death toll than reported. And the World Health Organization recently warned that cases are proliferating across Sub-Saharan Africa, including my country, The Gambia. Unless the European...
Ecobank Ghana has been accredited by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). It therefore becomes the first entity in Ghana, and the first commercial bank in sub-Saharan Africa, to be accredited to the Fund. By this accreditation, the bank attains direct access to funding for financing climate change mitigation and adaptation...
Last week, prior to the Easter break, a though-provoking seminar titled: “Ghana beyond Aid; from Vision to Action” was held in Accra with various speakers giving their interpretation of the slogan. The event was organised by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) and its Executive Director, Professor Kwasi Prempeh, believes...
International Brent Crude plummeted momentarily on Tuesday, April 1, the lowest since 21 years ago but recovers a day after to hover around US$20 a barrel. As the novel Coronavirus lockdown grind down many facets of our lives i.e. a grounded airline industry, a drowning hospitality sector, a quandary...
AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has been adjudged the 2019 Mining Company of the Year at the 6th Ghana Mining Industry Awards held in Accra. The company’s superior performance in environmental management, corporate social investment, occupational health and safety, mining innovation as well as fiscal contributions accounted for the win. General Manager...
I have recently been asked on my social media pages several questions about how leadership in the virtual workspace can work. With no physical engagement with your people or your team, how do the dynamics of communication have to change for you to still achieve your goals? In the...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become one of the biggest threats to the global economy and financial markets. The effect has already been felt in a wide range of energy markets, including coal and gas – but its impact on oil markets is exceptionally grave due to the constraint...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) have begun efforts to educate the informal sector on the importance of paying taxes to the state, and through that attract them into the nation’s tax net. The two bodies have launched a collaboration that will require both...
Suppliers are entities (persons, organisations or countries) that provide products and/or services to other entities. Suppliers are also referred to as vendors or service providers. Suppliers, in the context of this article, refers to vendors, service providers, contractors and subcontractors. Supply chains have become integral part of modern business operations....
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