Sunday, July 25, 2021
Chris Koney’s column Every nation faces threats, they can be social, such as aggression from a neighbouring country, infiltration from a terrorist group or global economic trends that compromise the nation’s welfare. In other cases, threats can be natural, such as hurricanes or viral pandemics. Any threat challenges a nation’s...
Through all the turbulence of the past year, a source of enormous hope for the health of the planet has emerged: the automotive industry is shifting toward electric vehicles (EVs) even faster than we envisioned only a year ago. With steady support from governments and leading automakers in the...
  Are African enterprises at risk of extinction, just as millions of natural species face extinction due to the impact of climate change? Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic. It is perhaps an opportune time to take stock of...
Japan Motors Trading Company Ltd. (JMTC), has been honoured with the coveted Millennium Excellence Award as the Foreign Business of the decade. At the just-ended Millennium Excellence Awards held in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital, Japan Motors Trading Company was conferred the coveted Millennium Excellence Award for Foreign Business of...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in many jurisdictions and urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an alternative to more expensive PCR tests. IATA also recommended governments adopt recent World Health Organization...
As GNPC, GSF propel country to 78% score on governance index As the world gradually moves away from conventional to cleaner energy sources, Ghana will need to make bold policies and choices to ensure the continued viability of the oil and gas industry, a new report by the Natural...
The Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Insurance, Darlington Munhuwani, has called on African innovators aiming to provide insurance services to focus more digital distribution on the continent to increase penetration and growth. “You are contributing to the development of insurtech solutions that will not only make a difference to the...
The Coalition for Digital Equality (CODE), a network connecting local and international stakeholders to address the digital gender divide and drive sustainable economic growth in Africa, has announced winners for the Digital Equality Awards. The Digital Equality Awards’ aim is to recognise the achievements of individuals in Ghana and Uganda...
A new focus report produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG), in partnership with the international brokerage network Groupe Ascoma, will explore the increased focus on compliance, transparency and ethical practices in the West and Central African markets as the region looks to attract investment for its economic development. Titled “Governance,...
… but MPs think otherwise, question loan component for free SHS in Eurobond facility The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, has stated categorically that government has not taken any loan facility to specifically finance the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme since its inception in September 2017. According to the...
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