Sunday, May 22, 2022
Cold, Cold OpeningI have told this silly story elsewhere, and I’ll have to shamelessly repeat it here today. On a chatty walk to lectures one afternoon, this classmate of mine, out of the blue, holds his breath for a few seconds, then resumes the conversation as though nothing had...
State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) are known to be entities whether incorporated or not under the Companies Act and whose shares are wholly held or controlled by the state. They are typically commercially-oriented entities, although some of them are required to perform specific public policy objectives. Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) sponsored...
In April, Ghana recorded inflation of 23.6 per cent, the highest in eighteen years and the eleventh consecutive monthly increase. The cost of living has risen sharply across the country, with the prices of almost all goods and services experiencing marked increases. It has to be said that Ghana...
Conference managers who have organized many pan African meetings or conference calls experience this phenomenon: delegates from certain African countries arrive consistently late to sessions or meetings, while delegates from certain other African countries arrive consistently on time for the same sessions.In the interest of not starting a Pan-African...
God has good plans for us. In fact, He has great plans for our entire life – family, finance, health, academic, career and our relationship with Him. Incredibly, His plan is to give us an expected end. The book of Jeremiah confirms it: “For I know the plans I...
Keynote Speech by Vice Foreign Minister, Le Yucheng at ‘Seeking Peace and Promoting Development: An Online Dialogue of Global Think Tanks of 20 Countries’It gives me great pleasure to join you in this online dialogue on peace and security issues. I would like to share with you my...
In the past week, we had the rude awakening to the news that April inflation rate was 23.6%, a significant rise from March’s 19.4%. Ghana’s rate of inflation has continued a precipitous trend since May 2021 when it was 7.5%. That this is a very discomforting trend goes without...
The average Ghanaian does not need an economics degree to know the economy is going through a very rough patch. They feel it on their commute to work and when shopping for foodstuffs.The Ghana Statistical Service's figures noted that the continuous increase in food and transport prices across the...
“The FDA has taken notice of complaints from the public about the suspected food poisoning at the East Legon branch of Marwako Restaurant. We have closed down the restaurant, and together with other relevant agencies, started investigations,” the FDA tweeted on their official twitter handle on May 12, 2022.In...
Retirement planning is a conversation many prefer to postpone to a later date. This is because retirement appears to be a future conversation, given the exigencies of today’s financial pressures. Although it may be in the future, planning for your retirement is an important step that must be taken...
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