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Development Bank - A different vehicle for economic growth

Accra, Aug. 02, GNA - Ghana’s quest for a national development finance institution to provide critical financing for economic development cannot be overemphasised. This is because the existing commercial banks have over the years not been able to deliver and adequately supported the country’s development process, partly due to the maturity expectation gap. “The maturity...

Aug 02, 2021 at 7:51pm

94th Anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army: Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind

Accra, July 31, GNA - Building a community with a shared future for mankind conforms to the trends of the times for peaceful development, and reflects the common aspirations of all peoples throughout the world. China’s Armed Forces have responded faithfully to this call, fulfilling international obligations and comprehensively promoting international military cooperation for the new...

Aug 01, 2021 at 1:35pm

Epidemic Financing: Ghana needs a funding plan

Accra, July 31, GNA - “Give a portion to seven, and also to eight, for you do not know what disaster may come upon the land," Ecclesiastes 11:2. This quotation in the Bible teaches us that planning and saving towards uncertainties is a must in life because no one in the world knows when the unexpected will strike. The havoc caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which started...

Jul 31, 2021 at 6:58pm

Mobile phones and social interaction

Accra, July 31, GNA — In 2018, a young man attended a job interview in Accra. As he sat at the designated room with others waiting to be called, he took out his phone to browse. For close to 45 minutes of dead silence in the room, he lifted his head out of curiosity to look around and then something struck him. He realized a similar pattern- everyone was busily fidgeting with his or...

Jul 31, 2021 at 2:07pm

Catholic Relief Services offers renewed hope to returned migrants and at-risk migrant communities

Accra, July 30, GNA - Every week, busloads of young and energetic men and women leave Techiman and Nkoranza in the Bono Region for the Sahara Desert where the passengers travel on foot and sometimes on jalopies through the expansive sea of sand, hoping to get to Libya, North Africa where a few make it through the turbulent Mediterranean Sea to Europe. The horrors and tragedies of the journey...

Jul 30, 2021 at 7:38pm

Human Capital Management systems in post pandemic Africa

Accra, July 30, GNA - Prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, mid-sized organizations in Africa were experiencing significant growth. However, under the wide-ranging effects of the pandemic, the economic activity is projected to have declined by 3.3% in 2020 as per the research by the World Bank Group. In the light of this unexpected downturn, technology and innovation...

Jul 30, 2021 at 2:54pm