Saturday, October 1, 2022
Ghana’s government has issued an ambitious “climate budget” as demonstrated by the level of government commitment in the 2022 budget statement –This ambitious “climate budget” is set to drive towards a green transition, promoting sustainable growth, financial and fiscal stability, increased employment and reduced inequalities. To achieve this, government intends in...
As I travel across most of the countries in Africa for example, I see a continent with a bright future but bogged down by uncountable glitches, hiccups or problems stemming from the office of most of the leaders of organizations that see leadership as only a political position instead...
Introductory Lean Six Sigma Background to the Series I came across the Lean Six Sigma methodology some seventeen odd years ago while working for a Honda first-tier supplier of body-in-white components in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom. The results I saw delivered by the methodology were so mind-blowing...
Does anyone ever pause and ponder traffic lights and traffic signals? And would it be weird to know that I do? In a city so quickly growing as Accra, one would think it would be something we did more often. Imagine the exceedingly high levels of carnage and chaos...
Agriculture, both crop and animal-rearing, has long been done with primitive methods - thereby affecting productivity and making it unattractive to the modern youth. But someone - Wisdom Mahami - is changing the narrative. This week’s Inspiring Start-ups shares the story of Crosslinksfarms, an agri-tech start-up making laudable progress...
Africa is on the cusp of an economic transformation. By 2050, consumer and business spending on the continent is expected to reach roughly US$16.1trillion. The coming boom offers tremendous opportunities for global businesses – especially US companies looking for new markets. But unless African policymakers remove existing barriers to...
“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning” ~ Bill Gates Dear reader, welcome to a new series involving the painful customer losses. The bank and customer relationship or the contract terminates by closure of the account at the request of either party.  This can be by mutual agreement,...
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...
The post COVID world has been observing massive heights in product price/inflation. However, it remains a grey area if the trajectory is long or short. Let’s first go through detrimental aspects of inflation in terms of the economic environment, global supply chain, policy regulations, demand factors, cost-push factors, rising...
“God gives us the opportunity to choose what we want and the choices determine the outcome of our lives.” Junction A junction is a place where two or more roads meet. It is a place of options. It is a place of decisions and a place of choice. It is a...
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