Thursday, January 21, 2021
Africa is not poor, yet Africa has piqued the interests of economists for the last half century and there is a good number of academic literature on why Africa is poor. This is because for the resources available to Africa, both natural and human capital potential, the continent has...
It starts with a ‘sound premise’. And then the price action takes over. On May 26, 2010, Warren Buffett was interviewed by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC). In transcripts released in 2016, we see that the FCIC asked Buffett several questions regarding what he thought caused the housing and...
Fidelity Bank, Ghana’s largest privately held local bank, has relocated its Madina Main and Tema Community 25 branches in a bid to enhance customer experience and convenience for its cherished customers. The bank has also merged its Accra High Street and Accra Central branches into a single branch located inside...
… to commemorate 2021 International Year on Creative Economy for Sustainable Dev’t UNEP Goodwill Ambassador for the Creative Economy, Roberta Annan, will be speaking at the UNCTAD Trade Police Dialogue under the auspices of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The event is scheduled to take place...
When the billionaire investor Ray Dalio recently predicted that the Chinese renminbi will become a global reserve currency, the world took notice. It’s a prediction that the Chinese government has encouraged through its own efforts. The question now is whether the coming “Year of the Ox” will bring the...
Global uncertainty reached unprecedented levels at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak and remains elevated. The World Uncertainty Index—a quarterly measure of global economic and policy uncertainty covering 143 countries—shows that although uncertainty has come down by about 60 percent from the peak observed at the onset of the COVID-19...
Africa is not poor, yet Africa has piqued the interests of economists for the last half century and there is a good number of academic literature on why Africa is poor. This is because for the resources available to Africa, both natural and human capital potential, the continent has...
Standard Chartered Bank Ghana & the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre at Ashesi University have partnered to support women-led or women-owned businesses in the technology sector with business incubation support and grants of over US$150,000. Through the SC Women in Tech Business Incubator programme, Standard Chartered Bank and the Ghana Climate...
Scores of Vodafone customers have commended the telco’s annual Akwantuo Aye Free initiative, which pays the transport fares of customers travelling from Accra to other parts of the country during the Christmas season. According to them, the telecom giant’s generous move provided an opportunity for them to travel and spend...
It wasn’t US President Donald Trump’s intention, but he did his successor Joe Biden a potentially historic favor through his incitement of the violent insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, for which the House impeached him for an unprecedented second time this week. No right-minded individual would wish...
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