ACET in the News 22 Aug 19 0
By Anna Gravois The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), a nonprofit think tank with offices in Ghana and the US, will be hosting approximately 40 stakeholders to discuss the financial inclusion of women and...
ACET in the News 18 Jul 19 0
Following the official launch of the five operational instruments to govern the working phase of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement last week, key stakeholders in Ghana’s export and trade sectors have initiated...
ACET in the News 3 Jul 19 0
The President of the Republic of Niger and head of state, Issoufou Mahamadou, met the senior director of research and policy engagement of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. Edward Brown, on 1...
ACET in the News 3 Jul 19 0
Le Président de la République, Chef de l’Etat, SEM Issoufou Mahamadou, a reçu lundi matin, 1er juillet 2019, le Directeur des Opérations du Centre Africain sur la Transformation Economique (ACET) M. Edwar Brown. M. Brown...
ACET in the News 1 Jul 19 0
By: Taiwo Hassan Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have lamented that several issues impacting on Nigeria’s business environment are causing small businesses to go under. Indeed, the first quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
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 1
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...