Sunday, January 24, 2021
‘Financial inclusion matters not only because it promotes growth, but because it helps ensure prosperity is widely shared. Access to financial services plays a critical role in lifting people out of poverty, in empowering women, and in helping governments deliver services to their people,’ – Sri Mulyani Indrawati, an...
Recently, I had cause to caution the Volta Regional House of Chiefs on the wholesale reliance on ‘fake news’ peddled by one Kevin Taylor, a Ghanaian blogger based in the United States of America, to take a position that government planned to deploy vigilantes to foment trouble in the...
The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the way we do things; pushing all of us toward a more digital society and placing the ball squarely in the Millennials’ court. The Global Millennial Survey published by Delloite in 2019 had some key concerns that every serious business entity must ponder...
Peer-reviewed research publications from among others UCL’s Genetics Institute, are increasingly supporting the hypothesis that SAR-COV-2 (i.e. Coronavirus) may have been with us since the last quarter of 2019. According Professor Francios Balloux, director of the institute, genetic evidence supports suspicions that the virus was most likely infecting people in...
 MTN Ghana has presented food items to the Muslim community in support of this year’s Ramadan fasting. The items were presented to the National Chief Imam and three regional Imams in the Ashanti, Western and Northern Regions. The items donated comprised bags of rice, cartons of cooking oil, bags of...
The Minister of Communication, Republic of Madagascar - Lalatiana Andriamanarivo, has stated that 37 African countries have so far requested Madagascar’s COVID-19 Organics (CVO) remedy for prevention and treatment of coronavirus and been supplied. According to her, even though ECOWAS as a body has not issued an official statement to...
“If you wait for things to come to you, things will also wait to come to you” It’s striking. Don’t just stand there. Leaders wouldn’t just stand there and look on. Leaders will cause change to happen every time. Leaders don’t go confronting challenges by just standing there. They tackle them...
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the Forestry Commission and other stakeholders, has celebrated the International Day of Forests on March 21. It is a day set aside by the United Nations (UN) to raise awareness on the importance of all types of forests and trees...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has expressed concern over the ‘rush reading’ of its advertisement endorsement tagline - ‘This advert has been vetted and approved by the FDA’ – by some companies. According to the FDA, even though it seems not to be widespread, notices have been sent to...
In January 2020, sixteen allegations of ethical misconduct were levelled against Adesina by a group of whistleblowers A much-awaited report by an Independent Review Panel has completely exonerated the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, of any ethical wrongdoing. The Independent Review Panel was set up by the Bureau...
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