Monday, October 25, 2021
September has run out so fast that I’m almost certain December will be here by next week. With COVID and all the stress that it brings, I’m not sure vacation is on the minds of the people. Then again, there’s been concert after concert so I beg to differ. I’ve...
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Readers, this article will be part of the concluding articles on the relevance of history in managing risks in financial institutions. You will realize that many of the causes of global bank...
Just like many other countries around the world, oil palm is aboriginal to Ghana. This is because, the country’s weather and apt soil conditions allow for its vast production. Oil palm is a local staple food for Ghanaians of all cultural backgrounds and have created job opportunities for many...
“A stitch in time saves nine”… An American proverb (This is a continuation of a series first published in July and August 2014) Hello my Readers, I hope you had a good week and were not too disturbed about the history and list of bank runs experienced over the centuries. If...
"Remember that failure is an event, not a person." - Zig Ziglar (This is a continuation of a series first published in July and August 2014) The MICR cheque book In 1959 a standard for machine-readable characters (MICR) was agreed and patented in the U.S. for use with cheques. This opened the...
One of the main sources of animal protein for many households in Ghana comes from frozen Chicken (Kwadzo et al., 2013). According to the United States development agency (USDA, 2017) , one of Ghana’s most consumed and highly preferred animal proteins is frozen chicken. As much as there is...
"Different skill sets and backgrounds are needed for the different positions you'll want to fill. When you get started, make sure you have hard-working, all-around generalists who can do everything you need them to. When you begin to grow, look at hiring those who are specialised for the roles that...
This week, G7 leaders will convene to discuss Afghanistan. It’s crucial that the G7 leaders think clearly about the important objectives for Afghanistan in order to avoid adding yet another cycle of misery, bloodshed, and mass refugee flows.   Above all, they should use the meeting merely to coordinate policies...
In his review of the economy in parliament in 2003, Mr. Yaw Osafo Maafo described the gap between BoG and the lending rate of the commercial banks to be unacceptably high. He called on the banks to respond positively to the decline in the inflation rate. In 2021, the senior...
I have two friends that always leave me feeling somewhat better after I speak with them. One is always on some cool project that stimulates my intellect so our conversations are great. I call the other one to complain about issues I have every now and then and hear...
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