Author Archives: Kwabena Boateng

Brief History of the Ghana Currency

Prior to independence, the issue of currency was the responsibility of the West African Currency Board (WACB). The West African pound, shillings and pence, constituted currency issued by the Board and was in circulation in Ghana until July 1958. First Issue of National Currency After Independence, the new monetary authority, the Bank of Ghana, issued its own currency in the ...

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The Black Presence in Early China

What of the African presence in early China? Have there been Black people in China? If so, what became of them? What happened to the Black people of early China? Are they still there? These are profound questions. Indeed, the African presence in China is perhaps the most challenging area of research within the broad realm of the African presence ...

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Deputy Governors of Bank of Ghana from 1957 to date

Data Source: Bank of Ghana

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Days of the week in Ewe

 

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Billionaire at 34? Forget short-term approach to becoming rich, says Mugo Kibati

Mugo Kibati This is according to Kenyan business leader Mugo Kibati. He said most African countries remain poor and underdeveloped because for the last 50 years many business people acquired wealth through the wrong means at the expense of national economic growth. Speaking at last week’s Under 35 Multimillionaire Economic Conference in Nairobi, Kibati urged the youth not to go ...

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Twi Alphabets

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Ananse stories

Why the Spider is bald Ananse and his Shadow Ananse and brother death Kweku Ananse and his Mother-in-Law Ananse and the Pot of Wisdom Why Ananse Has Eight Skinny Legs Kweku Ananse and His New Wife Ananse and the Birds Ananse and the Village People Kweku Ananse and Abebe the Grasshopper Ghanaian Story: Friends Forever Ghanaian Story: The Princess’s Wedding ...

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Full TEXT: Akufo-Addo’s speech at the Post AGM Private Sector Forum

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com Date: 21-12-2016 Time: 05:12:10:pm The meeting was to lay bare his administration’s strategy for the private sector for the next four years and the president-elect did not disappoint as he rallied support of the private sector for government’s activities. SPEECH BY NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC, AT THE POST-AGM PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM OF ...

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Exodus 18:21 directs who to vote for

The Bible indeed has answers to all our questions. The bible verse below provides guidance on how to vote. “But select from all the people some CAPABLE, HONEST men who FEAR GOD and HATE BRIBES. Appoint them as leaders over groups of one thousand, one hundred, fifty, and ten.” Exodus 18:21 (New Living Translation) Based on the above, which Presidential ...

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Vote NDC Out – Martin Amidu

    Former Attorney General Martin A.B.K. Amidu has said President John Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) government are too corrupt to be retained in office. According to the anti-corruption crusader, the time has come for Ghanaians to vote massively for a new government of integrity. He cited a litany of corruption scandals involving President Mahama, saying “we ...

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