Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ghana Gas Prices Show No Sign of Abatement

World oil production has generally increased since 1996 to more than 80 million barrels a day, from 63 million. Some say that when demand...

The Cocoa Slave Plantations of Africa in the 21st Century

NTOABOMA -- Chocolate means little to my grandmother. In fact, growing up in the average village that was Ntoaboma in the middle of the...

Universal Credit Rating And The Fall Of The Three Fat Pigs

They were three mean fat little pigs that spread financial terror on the planet of Pigstan. They destroyed families, destroyed careers, whole nations, who...

When Capitalism Is Life: Consumerism

KUMA'ASI—There is a new shopping mall in town, and everyone is boiling over with excitement, enthusiastic about the prospect of shopping more. Sure, this...

Empowering Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for economic self-sufficiency in Ghana

Capacity Development Centre Ghana in an article cites statistics from the Registrar General’s Department that 92 percent of companies registered are micro, small and medium enterprises. They are noted to contribute not less than 70 percent to the GDP of the country and therefore have significant impact on economic growth, income and employment.

Behind Those Fast Growth Rates, Rising Inequality

DAKAR, Senegal — It was his first post-election news conference, at a luxurious villa high above the Congo River, and the president of the...

The Marketing Campaigns of Neoliberalism

KUMASI -- A man whom you have heard of but never before encountered knocks on your gate. His arms are full with products to...

A Tale of Two Economies: Formal and Informal

TEMA -- An informal economy should be better known as the every-man-eats economy. It is the structure of economy that permits man to make...

African Men Don’t Print Their Own Money, Don’t Make Their Own Guns – What...

EGBA FORTRESS OF ABEOKUTA -- Freedom has become an idea. Even an illusion. The reality of which has long escaped the consciousness of the...

Ghanaian Economy Pinched Under IMF Lead

Almost eight years ago, the Ghanaian government performed an act that its leaders knew would come back in boomerang fashion. It artificially overvalued its...