Ghana and China: Seizing the Opportunities for Growth
The problem Ghana had with illegal Chinese miners which climaxed in the setting up of a government task force in 2013 and the deportation of several Chinese citizens and the vexing complications that have attended the repayment and disbursement terms of the $3.0 billion Chinese loan in the oil sector need not eclipse the big picture: that the majority of Chinese companies (both state and private) and entrepreneurs are investing legally across many sectors.
Banks are financial intermediaries that accept deposits from surplus spending units and channel these in the form of loan products to deficit spending units in the economy. The business of banking started in the then Gold Coast during the colonial era with the aim of providing financial services to the British enterprises and the colonial administration.
Scholars and writers who study “human rights” have done so in various ways. In his study of “An Akan Perspective on Human Rights,” the Ghanaian philosopher Kwasi Wiredu defined “human rights” as “claims that people are entitled to make … by virtue of their status as human beings.
From inter-religious violence in the Central African Republic which has been labeled as a “pre-genocide,” to inter-ethnic violence in South Sudan claiming thousands of lives and displacing over a million from the newest country of the world, various regions in Africa are enduring disastrous conflicts
When Portuguese explorers first arrived on the east African coast at the turn of the 16th century, an anonymous recorder on the voyage of Pedro Alvares Cabral noted of Kilwa (off the coast of present-day Tanzania)