Sunday, January 24, 2021
Motivation is unobservable directly. As noted by Kwon (2016), “motivation resides within an individual and it enables them to act in a particular manner to achieve specific goals and objectives”. For instance, acquiring money is owing to extrinsic motivation but the main reason behind the acquisition of the money...
A Communication Strategist, Mr. Yao Kuwornu, has urged the youth to be conscious and deliberate about building their personal brands. This, he said, will help make them more prepared for job opportunities and be successful in their careers. “Whether consciously or not, you are building some kind of brand; so being...
… points to high youth unemployment as reason Calls on government for an upward amendment of the 60-year retirement age is prudent, but data on unemployment and relatively low life-expectancy do not support such a call, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffoe Awuah, has said. According to him,...
As the timeline for the implementation of AfCFTA approaches, a series of engagements to apprise stakeholders what is in store for them has been held throughout the week. The latest to comment of this landmark trade deal is the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten who has given every...
The country saved GH₵95.7 million or an equivalent of US$16.8 million when she endeavoured to locally manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) during the heat of the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed by the Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay at the Nation Builders update held recently under the theme:...
The youth are not our enemies; let us remember this before we do anything rash such as using brute force to quell their protests. They are our children that have come of age. Their flaws are our failings as parents. All over the world, the youth have broken ranks...
Following working visits by the Ministers of Finance and Economic Planning and Works and Housing to two affordable housing projects near Tema this week, plans are in the pipeline to address the over-two million units housing deficit afflicting the nation. To this end, ’s outfit has established the National Housing...
Nana Agyekum Dwamena, Head of the Civil Service (HCS), has said Personal Assistants (PAs) and Technical Advisors (TAs) at various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are impeding the work of civil servants. This development has become a cause for concern. Consequently, the new civil service law has made clear proposals...
Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen has stated that 232 out of 260 factories under its flagship 1D1F industrialisation programme are near completion, with some operating at full capacity, when he addressed the Nation Building Updates held last week Thursday. He further disclosed that through the 1D1F initiative, 76 projects...
High post-harvest losses is one of the main constraints for peasant farmers who form the bulk of those engaged in the country’s agriculture sector. Apart from making farming unattractive, it also has the tendency to inhibit efforts at ensuring food security in the country, whiles perpetuating poverty amongst farmers. Various...
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