Sunday, June 26, 2022
World Sickle Cell Day is marked on 19th June every year ever since it was officially designated by the UN in December, 2008, and first commemorated in June, 2009. In Ghana, about 15,000 babies are born with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) every year. SCD is a group of inherited red...
The notion that the world is a global village is not a fallacy in today’s world. Businesses do not exist in isolation and are impacted by factors beyond their control. In fact, what happens in one country and continent may have an effect on businesses in another country. Think...
“He rode upon the cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind”….. Psalms 18:10 Man’s profound desire to fly is as old as creation.  That burning desire propelled him to try different methods just to lift off the ground.  He imitated birds by strapping...
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars." –Les Brown Yaw and I were famished after a long day's activity. We had closed from Church. I visited his church, not as a guest minister and they were not running a ‘special service’. I was delighted...
Africa.com undertook a rigorous research project to identify the women who run the largest, most complex businesses on the African continent.  The result of this extensive research undertaking is The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs. IBM North, East & West Africa’s Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, Regional Head, made the list of...
In view of the implications from COVID-19 and uncertain harsh realities of the economy, young people around the world are looking for new ways to survive - thus embracing alternative means of earning an income. One newly explored career path that has been increasingly adopted in the past few...
Even though countries in Africa are endowed with many natural resources, most of them are poor and are beset by numerous problems. They have not been able to find ways to transform their huge potentials into reality. Since the attainment of independence from the late 1950s to the present...
Contactless digitisation can play a crucial role during the COVID-19 era and FinTechs can play an enabling role in promoting access to finance in a meaningful and strong manner, especially for low-income people and all kinds of MSMEs. For that to happen, however, the digital divide has to be...
Just when I thought it was time to have useless fun, that was when the wahala started. I once told you before that whiles on leave, I was in Osu and decided to pass by Adabraka to buy jollof at ‘Adoley Special’ near ‘Champion’. I have a certain bad...
… but GIPC boss says stakeholder consultations delaying implementation A few days after players in the beverage industry hailed the effects of the Ghana Revenue Authority’s (GRA) excise tax stamp on the curbing of counterfeit products, players in the textiles and garment industry have launched a fresh campaign for the...
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