Ghanaians have a mindset of poverty - Kofi Akpaloo

Ghanaians have a mindset of poverty - Kofi Akpaloo

Politician Kofi Akpaloo has described the Ghanaian as someone beset by a mindset which encourages poverty thereby making life more difficult for the citizen.

Akpaloo, the leader and founder of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), was speaking in an interview with

According to Akpaloo, Ghanaians must learn to defeat such mindset because “that way of thinking keeps people from being successful.”

Akpaloo noted that Ghana will “never develop” if its citizens are not ready to change their thinking.

The politician stated: “We always focus on the price that we completely miss out on the value. This mindset is wrong."

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Poverty as state of mind

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He continued: “We must stop agreeing with a poverty mindset. When you’re in a poverty mindset, fear is an indicator that you must do something. That needs to be your operating basis."

“Stop thinking poor thoughts. Stop spending time with poor people. You must cut those off. Begin doing wealthy things, thinking wealthy thoughts, and spending time with wealthy people.

When you decide, you may need to decide again, and again, and again. This mindset is a hard mindset to break."

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Meanwhile, the executive chair of SOFTtribe, Ghana's largest software company, Herman Chinery-Hesse has been installed as the Commonwealth Chair for Business and Technology Initiatives in Africa.

Chinery-Hesse, a man known across Africa as the "Black Bill Gates", has been a techpreneur (entrepreneur in technology) for more than two decades.

He was out-doored to his new post as part of many activities to herald the Commonwealth which celebrated its 70th anniversary this year of 2019.

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