Saturday, October 1, 2022
“The elephant’s tusks come from its stomach.” – African proverb The history of our humanity is bloodied with wickedness, often done in the name of good. The deceptions reach all the way back to long before we even started recording history. And it has happened and continues to happen in...
"Sometimes the bad times in our life put us on a direct path to the very best times of our life."---Wisdom Quotes - anonymous In his novel, A city of Two Tales, Charles Dickens said: "These are the best of times and the worst of times". But what is it...
As part of efforts to establish a universal, equitable and sustainable pensions scheme for workers in Ghana, a nine-member Presidential Commission on Pensions was set up by His Excellency Mr. John Agyekum Kufour in 2004 and tasked to examine existing pension schemes in Ghana and in countries of comparable...
Full text of  IATA’s Regional Vice President for Africa & Middle East, Mr Kamil Alwadhi,address at  the Aviation Africa 2022 Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. That we are gathered here today is a testament to the resilience of our industry and recognition of the vital importance of air connectivity that our societies, economies...
Until the 2007-2009 recession, the 1981-1982 recession was the worst economic downturn in the United States since the Great Depression. Records show that Ghana suffered a serious famine in the early 1980s. The crisis was the result of a drought that cut cereal production by 13 percent - coupled...
The power of healing. This weekend’s Global Citizen Festival in Accra brought Black artists from Ghana, Nigeria, America and England to one stage to rock out, dance, sing, and entertain a live audience in Black Star Square. It was a stage, a sound and a story that reminded us...
Family-owned businesses make up a significant portion of all businesses registered and operating in Africa. In fact, family-owned businesses are today recognised as vital participants in, and contributors to, the continent’s economy. Family-owned businesses face their own set of unique challenges. As they grow and develop, personal relationships between family...
In 2017, a German investor who initially came to Ghana to explore the viability of a solar business ended up establishing the first cocoa-pulp manufacturing factory in Ghana. They recently also launched their blockchain-based transparency system to demonstrate to their customers how much they pay their partner farmers. While...
… Critical evaluation of some use cases As a continuation for last week’s publication, this part focuses on some use case applications of Artificial intelligence in the legal field. These are sample AI-powered solutions currently in use in some jurisdictions. AI-powered solutions rely on the above technologies discussed into details....
Africa is on the cusp of an economic transformation. By 2050, consumer and business spending on the continent is expected to reach roughly US$16.1trillion. The coming boom offers tremendous opportunities for global businesses – especially US companies looking for new markets. But unless African policymakers remove existing barriers to...
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