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Ghana Vice President’s Wife Urges Women to Push for Legislative Reforms

Ghana Vice President’s Wife Urges Women to Push for Legislative Reforms

Ghana’s Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has charged women to rise up to the challenge by pushing for legislation and other reforms that can make their governments appoint them into various leadership positions in their countries. Mrs Bawumia, who was contributing to a panel discussion on “Women and Government” at the Yale University in Connecticut, […]

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

East Africa’s economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report. In Economic Insight: Africa Q1 2017 launched today, the accountancy and finance body points out that authorities from various East African nations have […]

What can Ghana teach South Africa about neocolonialism?

What can Ghana teach South Africa about neocolonialism?

In 2011, the South African government announced a plan to create a 9.6-gigawatt nuclear energy programme. The project, they argued, would allow South Africa to diversify its energy sector, move away from coal-based energy production and boost economic growth. But soon questions were raised about who this large-scale industrial project would ultimately benefit. Allegations have been […]

Africa Finance Corporation Partners with Hogan Lovells for an Investment Summit in Nigeria

Africa Finance Corporation Partners with Hogan Lovells for an Investment Summit in Nigeria

Leading global law firm, Hogan Lovells, will be the headline legal sponsor at AFC Live, the key industry infrastructure investment summit hosted by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), that will take place in Abuja on the 15th and 16th May. A number of high level participants from both government and the private sector are expected […]

Uber and Old Mutual Helping African Drivers to Earn, Learn and Save

Uber and Old Mutual Helping African Drivers to Earn, Learn and Save

In celebration of Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual have announced that they will be extending its free money management course that took place in South Africa to its driver-partners in Accra, (Ghana), Lagos (Nigeria) and Nairobi, (Kenya). The course reflects Global Money Week’s theme – Learn. Save. Earn. Driver-partners attending the workshops will […]

Life After Presidency – the John Mahama Way

Life After Presidency – the John Mahama Way

There is no doubt that the story of John Mahama is one of the striking political stories of this Fourth Republican dispensation. From his humble beginnings as a Legislator, the immediate past President shot into the political limelight when the late President, Professor J. E.A Mills, settled on him as his running mate for the […]

No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California

No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California

An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to event leaders. The African Global Economic and Development Summit, a three-day conference at the University of Southern California (USC), typically brings delegations from across Africa to meet with business leaders in the […]

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

African fintech is not disrupting the existing financial service providers. This is because, in many areas of the continent, there is nothing to disrupt, with large swathes of the low and lower middle income segments unserved or under-served when it comes to formal financial services. Across most of the continent, there is no formal banking […]

17 teenagers died at Kintampo Waterfall Ghana after tree fell on them

17 teenagers died at Kintampo Waterfall Ghana after tree fell on them

The Tourism Minister in a statement copied to Adomonline.com said the ministry will work in conjunction with the security agencies to ensure that the victims and their families are supported by government. Below is the full statement: STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE ON THE ACCIDENT AND DEATH OF STUDENTS AT KINTAMPO WATERFALLS […]

Right or Wrong? 10 Popular Terms Ghanaians Use Daily

Right or Wrong? 10 Popular Terms Ghanaians Use Daily

This is Ghana! A country of great culture, heritage, and tradition. Where names and terms are given to things differently from what they are in other parts of the world. Every first timer in Ghana is more than likely going to experience a few difficulties in understanding these terms. However, after a few days of […]

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