Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo Nai, has reaffirmed the telecommunications giant’s commitment to supporting Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. In her opening address at the maiden edition of the Vodafone Business Runway, she outlined several measures that have been...
NEW YORK – The robots are no longer coming; they are here. The COVID-19 pandemic is hastening the spread of artificial intelligence (AI), but few have fully considered the short- and long-term consequences. In thinking about AI, it is natural to start from the perspective of welfare economics – productivity...
“The world suffers a lot not because of the violence of bad people but because of the silence of good people” …..Napoleon Bonaparte.  Many Ghanaians witness different forms of crimes, which has the potential to jeopardize the health, safety or lives of others. Most individuals who witness such misconduct often...
Welcome to another week of financial learning. I believe we are all well and staying safe in these abnormal COVID-19 times! COVID-19 officially hit the shores on Ghana in the early part of March 2020. Events after the first announcement led to full and partial lockdowns, a ban on the...
South Africa’s Shoprite Holdings will lay off 115 staff and close another Kenyan store, less than a year after its opening as part of the supermarket’s expansion into the east African country, a letter seen by Reuters shows and the company confirmed. In the letter, addressed to the Kenyan Union...
As you may have read, last couple of weeks, the FBI sent out an alert warning of four new DDoS attack vectors, three of which have already been exploited and resulted in several large DDoS attacks across the globe. DDoS attacks have increased by 500% as a result of...
The 3% levy charged all consumers of electricity for street lighting has generated GH¢273.9million of revenue to government in 2018 and 2019, Energy Minister John Peter Amewu said when he appeared before Parliament to answer questions from members last Thursday. “In summary, a total amount of GH¢273,876,832 was collected by...
The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana (SCFG), in collaboration with Novartis, has developed a mobile digital application (App) to help manage the data collected on newborns in the National Newborn Screening Programme for Sickle Cell Disease (NNSP-SCD). This initiative forms part of the Mission of the SCFG and its...
In the quadrennial jubilee of the land It is customary to receive free from their filled hand In the season of freebies There is a reason to be part of a donation spree But who serves a free lunch? In her eighties and infirm Had been homeless too for a time Had been so for more...
The fastest-growing Ghanaian local language television channel, Onua TV, is set to celebrate its first anniversary this month. Onua TV is a subsidiary of Ghana’s leading media company, Media General and positioned to project Ghanaian values and culture. Onua TV was launched on August 10, 2019, in the Ashanti Region during...