Entries by Ridwan Kadri

COVID-19 and Green Business in Africa

Robert E. Hinson – Prof. R. E. Hinson is the Head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School. Email: rhinson@ug.edu.gh Chipo Mukonza – Dr Chipo Mukonza is Managing Director of RC GLOBAL RESEARCH TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY in South Africa. Email:  feedback@rc-global.org The Green Business and Decarbonization Agenda On […]

The evolution of Artificial Intelligence and future of National Security

Artificial intelligence is all the rage these days. In the popular media, regular cyber systems seem almost passe, as writers focus on AI and conjure up images of everything from real-life Terminator robots to more benign companions. In intelligence circles, China’s uses of closed-circuit television, facial recognition technology, and other monitoring systems suggest the arrival […]

CSDS Africa Honors IGP

On Wednesday 13th May 2020, the Center for Strategic and Defence Studies Africa (CSDS Africa) presented the Inspector General of Police of the Ghana Police Service, Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, a member of the CSDS Africa International Advisory Board, was awarded for his dedication to the Law Enforcement […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Creative Industries in Ghana

Professor Robert Ebo Hinson – Head, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana, Business School Nnamdi O. Madichie, PhD, FCIM, SHEA – Abertay University Dundee, Scotland, UK, Visiting Professor Unizik Business School, Awka, Nigeria Belinda Bediako Asiedu – Doctoral Student, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana, Business School Acknowledgments. We would like […]

COVID-19 and the Service Sector in Ghana

Prof. Robert E. Hinson – Member, Governing Board, CSDS Africa, and Head, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School Isaac Gwumah – Doctoral Student, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School. The Rise and Rise of the Gig Economy Anecdotal evidence indicates a surge in growth of remote work […]

Securing Women’s Livelihoods: COVID-19 and Female Entrepreneurship

  Prof. Robert E. Hinson – Member, Governing Board, CSDS Africa, and Head, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School Dr. Kwame Adom – Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School Golda Anambane – Doctoral Student, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School   […]

COVID-19 and Corporate Social Initiatives in Ghana

Professor Robert E. Hinson, Member, Governing Board, Centre for Strategic and Defence Studies, Africa and Head, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School. Nathaniel Newman, Doctoral Student, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Ghana Business School. The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, declared coronavirus (COVID – 19) a global […]

CSDS AFRICA urges government to increase the production of facemasks and sanitizers and freely distribute to Ghanaians

CSDS Africa calls on the Government of Ghana to increase the production of facemasks and sanitizers, and freely distribute the same to all and sundry in Ghana. The call follows President Akufo-Addo’s advice that Ghanaians wear facemasks in public in a bid to limit the spread of COVID 19. 2. The center further urged the […]

‘Hunger Virus Vs Corona Virus”: The Agency of Economic Security in COVID-19 Response in Ghana

In response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), states around the world have elevated health concerns to the level of national security and most have instituted extraordinary measures, including restrictions on movements. Within security studies, the process by which health concerns such as COVID-19 are assigned security status and corresponding attention, including budget […]