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RIPS project to address demographic and climate-induced flood risks . In coastal environs of the Greater-Accra Metropolitan Area

Friday, 27 January 2017 14:48

By Ama Kudom-Agyemang

EXPOSURE to increasing flood risks has now become a regular feature of the lives of people in some residential areas and local communities in the coastal environs of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). This is especially true of residential sites in low lying areas, where accelerated sea level rise has compounded flood risks of settlements and erosion of the shoreline.

Entrepreneurship, solution to youth unemployment

Thursday, 26 January 2017 09:20

The lack of skilled graduates on the job market is according to the Institute For Fiscal Studies (IFS) identified as a major cause of high unemployment rates. 

The Think Tank maintains that reforming educational curricula to focus attention on technical and entrepreneurial disciplines are posed as solutions to address this problem.

Kenya to host summit on ‘Innovating Economies’

Thursday, 26 January 2017 09:17

Kenya will for the second time in three years host a summit organised by The Economist Events on February 1 2017 at in Nairobi.

The day long summit themed ‘Driving economic and health-care innovation for tomorrow’s Africa’  is expected to bring together local and international delegates drawn from the private sector, the business community, African governments, media and international bodies.

Govt must review YES Fund - Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:42

STAKEHOLDERS in the entrepreneurship and start-up sector have said there is the need for the Ghana to review the approach for entrepreneurship support in the country if it is to fulfil its objective of building a thriving economy based on entrepreneurship.

Dipping Away: Why poor countries stay poorer and rich nations stay richer

Monday, 23 January 2017 08:52

WHEN I worked as a broadcast journalist, reporting exciting and breaking news for one of Ghana’s television news networks, one of my favourite events to cover was the Judgement Debt Commission sittings. I would receive an e-mail invitation from Mr George William Dove, Public Relations Officer of the Commission, and will be assigned to the public hearing by my Editor. 

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Attention NPP: Ghana does not need more farmers

Friday, 20 January 2017 09:13

LET me first say that it was refreshing hearing Minister-designate for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie, outline the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s ‘planting for food and jobs’ strategy at the University of Ghana last Monday.

Karni: Where the blind, limbless to survive

Friday, 20 January 2017 09:04

By Komla Adom and Aaron Appiah

SOME have lost their sight; others are limbless. But they are a determined people in the face of the hopelessness.

They call it a way of life here in Karni - a remote village far away from the Upper West Regional capital of Wa. It may seem idyllic, but to many, it's the end of the rocky road.

My culture shock

Friday, 13 January 2017 09:28

. A foreigner’s first impressions of Ghana

By Simone ECKARDT, Accra

I HAVE travelled 15,000km from my home in Australia to Ghana. The African culture is one which is diametrically opposed to what I am accustomed to in the West. 

Amidu alleges pervasive corruption in parliament

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 06:54

 

By Elvis DARKO, Accra

FORMER Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has accused two previous Parliaments of “endemic corruption”.

Dear Nana Addo: Here are your secrets to success

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 07:54

Congratulations!

MY heart is full and brimming with joy not because you won, but because majority of our people chose to save Ghana on December 7, 2016. As you are well aware, the last four years have been hard for Ghana, nearly all of us, except those who were close to the political feeding trough of John Mahama, struggled.

NGO supports four schools in the WR

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 07:33

FOUR schools in the Western Region have benefitted from Afiba Foundation, a non-governmental organization that seeks to support the needs of pupils in rural Ghana.