Monday, October 25, 2021
When all is said and done in 2020, African economies will probably have outperformed the rest of the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Africa's 54 countries now include seven of the globe's 10 fastest-growing economies, in part because the lethal virus may have improved their competitive advantage as they...
The National Information Technology Agency (NITA), is set to hold a virtual Information Communication Technology stakeholders to discuss ICT Standards and Guidelines developed by NITA. The conference, which is set to take place today, Monday, September 28, 2020, at 10 AM – 12 PM under the theme ‘Deepening Regulatory Compliance...
TV3 Network has launched this year’s edition of Ghana’s most popular music reality show on television, Mentor. This year’s edition of the show is dubbed ‘Mentor Taking You Higher’ Speaking on the station's preparedness for this year’s edition, the General Manager of Media General television, Francis Doku, said: “beyond offering...
The labour of our great forbearers who gave their lives to put Ghana among the league of respected nations in education will be turning in their graves for recent happenings in Ghana’s education. Sadly, secondary school education in Ghana under the first batch of the Free SHS is confronted...
Ghana's economic development is deeply rooted in agriculture. But the sector’s contribution to GDP, which used to be over 40%, has reduced drastically to 20%. The fact that the sector employs over 40% of the countries labour force but contributes less to GDP should be a cause for concern....
There are various ways in which fraudsters may try to deceive you into giving them your personal and security details. Here are some of the common online banking frauds that are prevalent. Trojan: Trojan is an internet virus that gets installed in your computer while browsing internet or downloading from unsecured...
Rural and community banking begun in the country in 1976 with the objective of helping fill a void created by lack of effective financial intermediation in the rural areas. From the first bank to be established in Agona Nyakrom in the Central Region, the number has grown to a total...
Today we live in a globalized world actively promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its appendages as the panacea for the growth and development conundrum of third world countries. Thanks to technological advances in transportation and communication, the sheer complexity, scope and scale of interaction and interconnectedness...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers opportunities for a developing country like Ghana to transform its economy.  AI can provide solutions in all sectors of the economy. In agriculture, AI offers solutions for the detection of pests and diseases. In health, AI can help in the diagnosis of diseases using fewer...
“We are experiencing the sharpest decline in per capita income since 1870,” United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres pointed out in a recent speech, warning that the COVID-19 crisis has put 70-100 million people at risk of being pushed into extreme poverty. Preventing that outcome will require concerted and...
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