Nigeria Needs More than Just Pricing Nature
There’s no doubt that Mother Nature is complaining about the damage (e.g. pollution in all its forms) we humans have exerted on it over the years. Not only is Nature complaining but she is reacting also. Remember: Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines? Hurricanes Manuel and Ingrid in Mexico? Tornadoes in Oklahoma? […]
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Bamboo no longer just for Pandas!
In October 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published the World Economic Outlook (WEO), a forecast for more than 180 countries based on macroeconomic indicators such as gross domestic product (GDP), inflation and fiscal balance. Ghana’s 2012 GDP of +8.18% has it listed as one of the top 20 fastest […]
Austerity: No Walk in the Park
Lean times have fallen on America. Barring a massive political bargain, this year’s federal budget will clock in at below $3.45 trillion, down $150 billion from the previous year (a 4% decrease). Missing are $42.7 billion in defense spending, $28.7 billion in domestic discretionary spending, $9.9 billion in Medicare, […]
Ghana’s Western District Now Expensive Due to Oil Discovery
Takoradi is a city on the brink of transformation. The discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantities in the Western Region of Ghana in 2007 has brought about the high cost of living in Sekondi-Takoradi and its surrounding communities. Haven’t lived and worked in Takoradi as an IT […]
Austerity! What Austerity?
With an unemployment rate of around 5%, low inflation, low debt, low interest rates and a ‘AAA’ credit rating, the Australian economy has been the envy of many other developed nations since the global financial crisis (GFC) struck in late 2008.