By David QUAYE On January 28, 2024, a significant regional development unfolded as Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger formally requested to withdraw from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), one of the continent's most notable regional blocs. In a joint press statement released by the junta-led countries,...
...exuding leadership confidence through appearance and communication Are you a leader who command attention by your voice but have no message? Do you sound nice and articulate to listen to but does not have influence? Executives serve as the face of the organization, representing its values, goals, and interests. Therefore,...
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try spending the night with a mosquito.” – African proverb One of the most notable themes that runs across philosophical and spiritual traditions is on how the quality and patterns of our thinking impacts our perception, character and possibilities...
By Nana Akua Frimpomaa AMOFA It is heartwarming to reminisce on how communicating with friends and family was while growing up in Ghana in the late 90s and early 2000s and how communications is today, fuelled by rapid technological advancement and digital innovation. Before mobile phones became the norm, I would...
The question of whether unrealised foreign exchange gains arising from financial instruments are taxable under Ghana’s tax laws has engendered debate among consultants, practitioners, officers of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), and the general public for some time now. This has become topical following the promulgation of the Income...
Traditional media’s role as the fourth arm of the state is being augmented or complemented by new media formats like social media and websites, to mention a few. Equally significant is the notion that social media and websites are complementing traditional media’s normative watchdog role. However, there are growing...
By J. N. Halm They said the advent of online shopping was supposed to have been the final blow to brick-and-mortar shops. The click of every button sounded the death knell for offline shopping. Or so it was supposed to be. Customers, with access to diverse advanced technologies, were supposed...
By Nii Armah ADDY It is often said that the economy of Ghana is in the hands of the market women who determines the prices of goods and have cash flow. In a free market operation, the forces of demand and supply determine the prices of goods. The market women...
By Isaac K. FRIMPONG Retirement age, a pivotal stage marking the withdrawal of statutory workers from active work, holds a unique significance in Ghana, much like in many countries globally. This is where retirees are expected to start enjoying pensions and other retirement benefits. In Ghana, the retirement age is...
In the sweltering heat of a typical Friday afternoon traffic jam in Accra, I could feel the air from the air condition vents of her car, Suzuki Presso, suddenly begin to blow warm air. “Shucks!” I said before apologizing profusely. The air-conditioning unit in my car had been giving me...

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