Thursday, December 1, 2022
 “Now I have multiple streams of collection for my business and do not have to bear the burden of carrying bulk cash with all its insecurities. Financial transactions for my business are conducted seamlessly using my mobile device anywhere I am.” – Auntie Maggie, Owner of Multiple Stores at...
Finally. The President’s silence was broken. He addressed the Nation. He stepped into the furor that had gripped millions. The Nation got a presidential statement regarding the US military Agreement – or rather the DCA (Defence Co-operation Agreement). Is that the end of the controversy and the issues arising? Sadly, no. What...
The latest UNCTAD data show that more than 90 developing economies around the globe are dependent on commodity exports, and form a major discussion point at UNCTAD’s eighth Gobal Commodities Forum slated for Geneva on April 23-24. Participants will be looking at building human skills to add value to raw...
PIAC, a body that tracks and monitors use of the country’s oil and gas revenues, is asking some very disconcerting questions which Ghanaians as a whole need to ponder seriously. At a press conference held in Accra this week, PIAC Chairman Steve Manteaw stated that following some initial inspections of...
A very sad story about how a young university graduate ended his life due to the pressures associated with being unemployed has been trending on social media. It is a wakeup call for politicians to start thinking seriously about how to diffuse the ticking time-bomb of youth unemployment. Closely related...
China is gradually assuming a role as one of Africa’s most dependable development partners, and this is evident across the continent - particularly sub-Saharan Africa. The foreign aid arena in Africa has traditionally been dominated by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. However, over the past three decades non-traditional...
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family – Kofi Atta Annan If there is one economic and or social intervention promised by the current government that Ghanaians need to rally behind then it is the truly Free Senior High...
When African leaders launch the massive Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) on March 21, 2018, at a summit in Kigali, Rwanda, their top priority should be to avoid rolling out something that is either hollow or redundant. The CFTA – one of 12 flagship programs under the African Union’s (AU) Agenda...
“It takes a special kind of con-artist to get rich by selling people an invisible product for 10% of their income that they can’t see until after they die” - Source unknown. The issue about tithing is a controversial topic. Most leaders and heads of churches believe that a practicing...
I have read the respectable Ken Thompson’s seminal public presentation that the cedi is overvalued hence it be “devalued” in order to support the ruling government’s policy intervention of 1 District 1 Factory. The media has elevated this dialogue in a rather one-sided manner and may deepen the impression...
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