“Koo, the “borgas” are coming, you have to look sharp and make some money ooo”. While I focused on my “united nations” fufu at the restaurant, the inseparable pair of Christmas and “Borga” definitely caught my attention. You couldn’t miss it especially with the way the other gentleman, who...
The old banking supremacy of the medieval Italian houses of Peruzzi and Medici of Florence first passed to Antwerp in Flanders. English, German, and Dutch bankers rose to prominence after the latter collapsed in a political and economic catastrophe in the sixteenth century. As a matter of fact, the...
One good decision today may not be the best of decisions tomorrow. Leaders go through daily challenges in making decisions. Some dread the process. To look to the left or to the right leaves leaders in dilemma. One big worry for leaders is the fact that one good decision today...
This is the third in our series of publications on the Social Media Mix of Banks, with the first one published in the Monday, 16th January, 2023 edition of this column. The key social media accounts we identified are Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube – which we coined...
“Not everyone who chased the zebra caught it, but he who caught it, chased it.” – South African proverb  We are at the centre of an evolving life. As a matter of fact, we have a better, dramatic, diverse and far-reaching influence on the evolutionary process than we can imagine....
Ghana, the Heart of Africa, has long been celebrated for its stable political environment and progressive democratic governance. The nation’s commitment to conducting regular, peaceful presidential elections stands as a beacon for other developing countries seeking to strengthen their democratic institutions. In 2016, Ghana witnessed a notable presidential election that...
As part of effort to strengthen working relationships and collaborative efforts among queen mothers, traditional leaders and stakeholders in the agribusiness community, Agrihouse Foundation, last week, held the 5th edition of its annual ‘Gathering of the Royals and Stakeholders Meeting’ in Accra. This year’s event was on the theme: ‘Championing...
Private companies are the creation of laws – permitting their legal status, existence, nature of operation and management.  In the process, regulatory compliance demands are imposed on companies to facilitate their continuous legal approval and operations. Generally, all private companies are required to perform some regulatory obligations only varying in...
By E. N. Kwame NKRUMAH (Dr) & David ALEMZERO (Dr) While ostensibly rooted in environmental concerns, the recent introduction of a Vehicle and industrial Emission levy in Ghana has ignited a profound and nuanced debate within the socio-political landscape. Critics argue that the hurried implementation of the levy raises questions...
Anyone who has lived in this beautiful country of ours will attest to the fact that some service providers have gotten better as the years have rolled by. Even the organisations that are public in ownership and monopolistic in competitive stance are actually upping their game. The quality of...