Friday, December 14, 2018

A Sharing Economy In The 21st Century

Reliant upon constant high-speed connections, a new paradigm is slowly emerging where businesses spring up based on clients' “sharing” ideas, resources, knowledge, goods, or services. These services reflect the increasing ability of more people to individually participate in the economy and society via sharing and technology.

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...

Mississippi: America’s Forgotten Underbelly

GALESBURG, ILL, USA -- I came to the U.S. in my early 20s for college from my village in Middle Belt, Nigeria. Prior to...

The Triffin Dilemma or Dangerous Excuse for Furthering American Imperialism?

  NTOABOMA -- Before I expose the chicanery and duplicity that is the Triffin dilemma, I would like to recount an encounter my grandmother had...

The Increasing Threat Of Piracy In The Gulf Of Guinea

Take a boat ride out from the Nigerian port of Lagos and it is easy to see why piracy, sea robbery and other forms...

Lee Kuan Yew, Death Of A Visionary, An African Perspective

Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister of Singapore, died on March 23 2015. He was an iconic leader who transformed a small backward...

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...

The Rise of Africa’s Middle Class and What Future it Holds

Debatable reports from various distinguished quarters both on the continent and elsewhere shown that a third of Africans are now in the middle class. A report by the African Development Bank (AfDB) states that Africa’s middle class will triple to more than one billion people in the next half-century.

The End Of Monetary Dominance And The Last Dollar

In 1992 in the waning days of the Cold War, an American Neocon, Francis Fukuyama, published an essay “The End of History and the Last Man”. The West thought it had finally gained control of the world. The iron laws of Karma work. Less than 23 years later, we can adapt their own words against them and write “The End of Monetary Dominance and the Last Dollar.”

Kwadwo Safo Kantanka – The Enigma of a Man and His Soul Train Church

BEKWAI -- To be an inventor, that is, to be a scientist from Bekwai in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, from the perspectives of...