Soon it will be a year since the Ukraine-Russia conflict began. Unfortunately, it is far from the end, because of western countries’ current position which only wants to defeat Russia at any cost. What’s more, it looks like Kiev officials have completely forgotten about diplomacy because they reject all...
Although mass vaccination campaigns are picking up speed in the West, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic still is not even in sight. For that, the United States and other rich countries have only themselves to blame. It has been clear at least since the early summer of 2020 that...
The past couple of years have been brutal for the African continent. We’ve been through COVID-19 and now we’re living through turbulent socio-economic times, with high inflation and rising prices causing untold consumer hardship in most countries. But despite this, the fintech industry is booming - thanks largely to...
A life of poverty could be debilitating for any children. It could lead them to drop out of school, engage in odd jobs that pay just enough for daily feeding; and until there is a break, the cycle will continue from generation to generation. Fortunately for the Tema New Town...
Ghana began a new taxing regime under the late Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, the first President of the Fourth Republic, with the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) after a failed attempt in 1995 and later reintroduced in 1998. The country established a new revenue collection agency –...
Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) is likely to enslave Africans to the rest of the world if the challenges associated with the program are not fixed, the think-tank group Citizen Watch has revealed. Currently, it is estimated that Ghana needs about US$5billion annually for the next...
Whereas Ghana marks 2023 as thirty (30) years of constitutional rule under this Forth Republic, 30 years is a generational span of every leader. If you look at definition of youth according to the National Youth Authority Act, 2016 (Act 939), 15-35 years is the definition of youth. We...
Have you thought of the words you use when speaking?  Do you catch yourself saying things that come out wrongly and end up marring a beautiful occasion?  Did I tell you about this one time my friend and I attended a naming ceremony where he put his foot in...
Wednesday is International Women’s Day. Since 1975, the day has been marked annually under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) to celebrate the successes of women and draw attention to the unique challenges they face. It is a day to reflect on efforts being made to deal with...
Leading financial technology (FinTech) provider, Zeepay, has taken a major step in its expansion drive and infrastructure investment with the commissioning of its state-of-the-art campus in the Cantonments enclave in Accra. The move represents another first for the FinTech, after becoming the first indigenous player to be licensed as an...

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