April 2024

Living Above the Rat Race: A Case for Mental Health Awareness

Life can be very frustrating for most young folks living in Africa, particularly in Ghana. This is not to assert that it’s all rosy elsewhere. However, arguably, our part of the world always offers worse. Your life tends to revolve a lot around money. There’s seemingly no time for anything else. You normally work from Monday …

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Ghana’s Unemployment Challenge; Creating A Supportive Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs and Retaining Talents for Development

Ghana has consistently been ranked among the ten fastest-growing African economies, however, unemployment has not seen any significant decrease. Unemployment is a key economic indicator of every country. When the unemployment rate increases in a country, this means that total economic production becomes less. All political campaigns inculcate the issue of unemployment in their manifestos …

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Imposing Punitive Measures on Private Transport Businesses Would Disrupt Economic Activities and Affect Livelihoods

The Ministry of Transport in Ghana made a statement on 14th April 2024 urging Ghana police and other security agencies to be on the lookout for drivers who increase lorry fares. While we acknowledge the concerns regarding fare hikes, we must address the impracticality and potential consequences of such a decision by the Ministry of Transport. …

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Working with Web3: Developing Youth in Blockchain Workforce to Unlocking Opportunities in the Digital Future.  

Are you prepared to unleash the limitless potential of blockchain technology and pave the road for a better tomorrow in the face of high unemployment rate among youth? This event welcomes you to the exciting world of Web3, where creativity knows no bounds and opportunities are endless. Join the YAFO Institute for an exciting voyage …

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Profit and Principles: Uncovering Moral Values in the Heart of Capitalism

The YAFO Institute’s 2024 Policy Dialogue Series continued with a stimulating panel discussion on the theme: “Bridging Profit and Principles: A Dialogue on Capitalism and Morality.” Mr. Nathaniel Dwamena, the distinguished president of the YAFO Institute, presided over the discussion with skill. Two highly esteemed guests graced the occasion: Mr. Bruce Koerber, a renowned economist …

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