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Entrepreneurship vs. Intrapreneurship; Africa's dilemma in dealing with unemployment. A case study of Ghana

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Africa has been described by many as a continent on the rise. According to the African Union Agenda 2063, It is estimated that by 2050, Africa would have the largest youthful population with a huge workforce. Despite the huge prospects and the enormous resources the continent is endowed with, Africa continues to face numerous challenges. These challenges include poverty, unemployment, inadequate infrastructure and many more. According to the latest World Bank Africa poverty report, Poverty across the continent may be lower than what current estimates suggest, though the number of people living in extreme poverty has grown substantially since 1990. In line with fighting poverty and dealing with unemployment, a lot of calls and efforts has been put into encouraging young African's into creating their own businesses or being entrepreneurs. In this feature, as a case study I would attempt to explore if Ghanaian entrepreneurship is booming and why. I would also want to delve into the i…

DOUBLE MEDALS: A LOOMING DANGER, AN UNENDING MENACE

NO WATER, NO LIGHT, NO ROAD, NO VOTE!

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Travelling to Kumasi from Wa, i came across several sign boards with the inscription No water,No roads, No light, No vote strategically positioned close by the road side to attract the mercies of politicians. 

In my mind i ask, what has the assembly man done about this situation? The District Assemblies? etc 

Do we have to wait till its an election year to put up sign boards like that?

Have our folks in these communities been sleeping all this while?

How do we get rural folks to hold their leaders accountable?

In Ghana today, an assembly man resigns to be a presiding member, a party chairman resigns to be a DCE, a DCE eyes the seat of the MP and an MP does same for a ministerial appointment. A minister also has his eyes set on the seat of Presidency.

Our politicians are busily eyeing something that  they have forgotten the people who got them there.

Ghana Decides 2016. 

Watch out for ODEKRO.ORG, GHANA DECIDE…

ASSESSING THE ROLE/IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE IN TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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ASSESSING THE ROLE/IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE IN TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
In recent times, development organizations have come to adopt a participatory approach in undertaking developmental projects in rural areas and places where a lot is desired in terms of development. As a developer whose interest lies in the use of communication tools in facilitating development, it baffles me to see the neglect of the very crucial element of culture that most people living in very remote and under developed areas cling on to by development organizations that usually militates against steady progress expected by these organizations.Ghana committed itself to the tenets of the Millennium Development Goals in September 2001. To ensure full implementation of these goals, it mainstreamed them into the respective national development policy frameworks. According to the Ghana MDG’s 2015 report, progress towards the attainment of the MDGs has been reported on annual…

NO ONE OWES YOU

29-12-2015

NO ONE OWES YOU!

Authored by Sampson Adotey Jnr


"When you realise from birth, that no one owes you a dime, you are set to survive the storms of life" - Sampson Adotey Jnr

Do you get easily disappointed when both inactions and actions of man is contrary to your expectation?

Do you get easily angered?

Does the frustrations in your environment cause you to fret?

NO ONE OWES YOU ANYTHING.

Some weeks ago, I happen to have been selected as part of a few for a training program. One of the numerous lessons I want to share with you today is the lesson of life: NO ONE OWES YOU ANYTHING.

When you are birthed, your survival depends largely on your parents. However, at some point in your life(adulthood), you need to realise that no one owes you anything. Personally, I have had several disappointments. This was because, my expectations we largely not met by relatives, family, friends and colleagues at work.
Many people have the perception, that probably their dad or someone so…