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Before breaking grounds - checklist for construction activities in Ghana

Embarking on a construction project in Ghana can be an exciting endeavor, brimming with opportunities to create one’s dream property or investment for the future. However, the journey from the vision to reality commences with compliance with an imperative list of well-established and regulated frameworks.

Ayorkor Botchwey: Can the Commonwealth save paradise?

As Foreign Minister of Ghana, I do get around a fair bit. Often, I’m immersed in briefing papers on flights, with little to no time for looking out the window to take in the aerial sights on the approach to destinations.

Black Friday: Buy or Invest?

Black Friday has become popular in Ghana over the last few years and has fundamentally changed the way Ghanaians in the suburbs shop.

The battle for online safety - the role of technology

The world is rapidly evolving into a digitally interconnected space, with cybercrime emerging as a significant threat to millions of online users worldwide including individuals, businesses, and governments alike. The once expansive digital ecosystem, offering endless explorative possibilities, has transformed into an arena where individuals, businesses, and governments are grappling with the complexities of safeguarding the virtual space.

Carbon market 101: Understanding the concept of "carbon market"

The United Nations defines “climate change” as the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. Although primarily driven by human activities, particularly the release of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere, the shifts can be natural due to the changes in the sun’s activity or large volcanic eruptions.

Church v Patient: Can a Pastor be sued for wrong medical advice?

The quest for urgent medical solutions is driving some patients from seeking standard medical solutions. Thus, instead of going to the hospital upon falling sick, they prefer to go to pastors, marabout, traditional healers, prophets, seers, mallams, and prayer camps among others, with the expectation of getting total healing at any cost.

Green bonds: Understanding the basics

Green bonds are a type of debt instrument issued by governments, organizations, or corporations to raise funds specifically for projects with environmental benefits. These projects aim to address climate change, promote sustainability, and contribute to the transition to a low-carbon economy.  

SDGs, CSR and ESG: What should be the corporate priority?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations are concepts that have sought to define how corporate entities should respond to the emerging needs of society and humanity.

‘Home at last,’ in Round 8!

When I heard the news in the early hours of Monday, 21 August 2023 titled, “Ghana’s Paa Kwesi Asare wins 2023 BBC News Komla-Dumor-Award,” borrowing from Martin-Luther-King’s “free at last, free at last, thank God we are free at last,” I heard myself say,“Home at last, home at last, thank God it is home at last!”