Fuel is one of the most used natural resources in the world. Cars, generators, and other heavy equipment all use one fuel type or the other to operate. As an input into transport machines such as vans, ferries, and taxis, fuel becomes one of the basic commodities the public generally … Read the rest “Understanding Gambia’s Fuel Pricing Structure”
On Saturday, the 15th of July 2023, Professor Yeong Jae Kim facilitated a webinar organized by the Finance Leadership Forum, a finance and business professional association based in The Gambia, West Africa, for a one-hour lecture on the role of Finance in Climate Change.
The event brought together more … Read the rest “The Role of Finance in Addressing Climate Change”
With its turbulent history of weak fiscal management, the Gambia faces a daunting challenge of high debt levels and persistent budget deficits. A shocking debt announcement in 2021 revealed an alarming total public and publicly guaranteed debt stock of USD 1.69 billion (GMD 88.93 billion). Out of this, external debt … Read the rest “The Need for Gambia’s Fiscal Councils to Pave Fiscal Stability”
The Gambia and its offshore areas are believed to have significant potential for oil and gas exploration. In 2019, the Gambian government awarded several exploration licenses to international oil companies through the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
These exploration licenses have aroused interest from the international oil industry, with companies … Read the rest “Gambia’s Oil – Does It Worth Exploring When Global Demand is Falling?”
In basic treasury trading, we learned that there are two key players: the price setter and price taker. Price takers often have no choice and therefore must accept the price setter’s price if they want to deal.
Suppose we apply this analogy to Gambia’s finance and accounting industry. In that … Read the rest “The Future of Finance : 3 Must Learn Trending Topics”
Many of us often closed from work with a lot of stress. This stress is sometimes extended to our loved ones at home, thus causing conflict or an unfavourable environment at home. According to a report presented by the American Institute of Stress, 80% of employees feel work-related stress.… Read the rest “How to Deal with Stress at Workplaces”
Accepting a new leadership role is cause for celebration but it also comes with more responsibilities and challenges. In this article, we discussed some important tips that can help you achieve success in your new leadership role.
1. Review the Status Quo
It is often common for new leaders to … Read the rest “6 Starting Point for New Leaders”