Co-authored by: Yvonne Nkrumah and Julia Mensah (WBIHS) “Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable” These words by renowned American writer, Joseph Wood Krutch, are true today as they were more than 40 years ago. From communities in Bangalore, India to Soroti, Uganda, citizens—even in rural communities—are...

“Why is America so rich and we are so poor?” The question came from a schoolboy in Ghana. It caught me by surprise. I hesitated before answering. I didn’t have the knowledge to give him a solid answer. I was not an economist. I knew nothing about Ghana’s business enabling environment or its financial markets system. I didn’t know about the causes of poverty...

Inadequate sanitation has now become a global concern and effort is being made to curb this social challenge. Several social enterprises and businesses...

[Ghana Govt.]An ancient adage says: “If sweet potato did not trace its roots, it would not have discovered that its best part is hidden in the ground.” Go to Source Tags: Technology_Internet, tropical agriculture, ghana ...

Mancala is one of the oldest games in the world, dating more than a thousand years. In fact, there are over 200 versions of this game in Africa although  with slightly different rules. Some of you may know this game as Oware, Bao, Omweso, Ayo, Enkenshu or Aweet. From medieval times,  African games were predominantly board-based, however, their popularity  was derided...

[Ghana Govt.]The Ministry of Education has, over the past 10 years, made giant strides in enrolment at both the pre-tertiary and the tertiary levels, with the pre-tertiary recording a 90% enrolment, the Minister for Education, Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyeman, has disclosed. Go to Source Tags: ghana, opoku agyeman, ministry of education ...

[Ghana Govt.]The Ejisu -Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Afrifa Yamoah Ponko, in collaboration with the management of Subah Infosolutions Ghana, has launched an Information Communication Technology (ICT) training centre at Ejisu for the youth to build their capacity in the assembling and repairs of computers and mobile phones. Go to Source Tags: ghana ...