ACET in the News 11 Jun 19 0
The founder of Perez Chapel International, Bishop Charles Agyinasare, has blamed the collapse of Ghanaian businesses on the immediate tax imposed on them by the government. Preaching at a Sunday service on 2 June 2019...
ACET in the News 17 May 19 0
By Rob Floyd A YEAR ago, I wrote about the Argentine Presidency of the G20.  At that time, I indicated that little had been said about Africa by the Argentine hosts, which was unfortunate. Of...
ACET in the News 29 Apr 19 1
African economies have grown rapidly over the past two decades. Growth between 2009 and 2017 averaged 3.8 percent per year, compared to the world average of 2.5 percent. Africa’s growth has been driven not only...
ACET in the News 29 Apr 19 1
China hosted the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing on 25-27 April 2019, according to the Global Times on 27 April 2019. Since the first BRF and during the second...
ACET in the News 11 Apr 19 4
Professor Chris Gordon, CDKN’s Country Lead for Ghana, argues that innovative entrepreneurs could find a vast array of climate-compatible business opportunities in Africa’s cities – especially opportunities that make efficient use of that precious commodity,...
ACET in the News 22 Mar 19 3
By Fatima Denton There are some hopeful signs that Africa is addressing the issue of climate action with greater commitment in support of the Paris Agreement. However, Africa has been relatively absent in the discussion...
ACET in the News 21 Mar 19 0
By Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere Any private sector investments in Africa’s food sector must take account of Africa’s smallholder farmers if the investments are to survive, particularly with climate change. Agriculture represents 15 percent of the continent’s...
ACET in the News 21 Mar 19 0
By Linus Mofor Africa suffers from poor quality and expensive infrastructure services compared to other parts of the world. It is estimated that this constrains productivity by up to 40 percent and reduces the continent’s...
ACET in the News 21 Mar 19 0
By Chris Gordon A long-standing mystery of modern times is why the great Mayan cities in Central America disappeared after having survived for over a millennium. At the time of their collapse, there was massive...
ACET in the News 18 Mar 19 0
By John Asafu-Adjaye African economies have grown rapidly over the past two decades. Growth between 2009 and 2017 averaged 3.8 percent per year, compared to the world average of 2.5 percent. Africa’s growth has been driven...
ACET in the News 11 Mar 19 0
By Nerteley Nettey Director, Communications & External Relations at the African Centre for Economic Transformation, Dede Amanor-Wilks, Ph.D, has noted that a starting point for making the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) work is to...
ACET in the News 11 Mar 19 1
By United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA): There is no alternative to the equation of ‘developing an African industrial fabric, capable of boosting our production and processing capacity, and reducing our dependence on other...
ACET in the News 19 Feb 19 0
By Agrihouse Ghana Africa has over the years been exploring ways to make agriculture attractive to its teeming youth. The continent’s farming populations are ageing and the young educated people expected to take over the occupation...