IINVESTING in infrastructure development, when strategically done, can have a positive impact on the general economic well-being of a country. Infrastructure financing, however, is a major issue due to the huge capital requirements.
This is even more critical for developing countries thathave to juggle between incurring huge debts for infrastructure projects and burdening citizens with taxes to cater for the country’s infrastructure needs.One major source of funding that has proven to be a beneficial source for infrastructure development and creating sustainable economic development is pension funds.
By Abundant Robert K. AWOLUGUTU
Every time you state what you want or believe, you are the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.
-by Nene Osiedu
Own Goal (II)
Continued from the previous week
The last thing a man in my situation should want is to meet another idiot like OsofoMaame. Who has time for leisure when there is a very important mission to accomplish! She has just one agenda and I know that so well. Prayer! Nothing else. Prayer every day, prayer forever! Story of my life. That woman has no brain for anything sensible.
I have been out of touch for a few months taking on some additional engagements that made it difficult for me to write. I apologise for the long break and I hope we continue to have more exciting and insightful engagements now that I have resumed.
By Vincent Amanor-Boadu
The headline in the Financial Times Weekend of August 19 and 20, 2017 was the ousting of Steve Bannon from the Trump White House, the fourth senior advisor to leave in as many weeks. The stock market’s reaction to this, it was reported, was a positive rally. The lesson: Never underestimate the power of one.
When many people hear the subject of mathematics in Africa, the only word associated with it is difficulty, and with this, many engender the fear mathematics as a subject in spite of various attempts and strategies to show that it is deliberative, problem solving and easy.
• Due to difficult 2016
By Augustine Amoah
Enquiries about credit worthiness of borrowers by banks and other financial institutions dropped by 17 percent to 1.6 million in 2016, according to the Bank of Ghana’s Credit Referencing report for 2017.