ACET in the News 17 Sep 18 0
Tributes to Kofi Annan on his extraordinary accomplishments as UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006 have poured in since he passed away on August 18. They have been well-deserved. His achievements are towering. I am...
ACET in the News 12 Sep 18 0
By K.Y. Amoako Tributes to Kofi Annan on his extraordinary accomplishments as UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006 have poured in since he passed away on 18 August. They have been well-deserved. His achievements are...
ACET in the News 5 Sep 18 0
Atlantico : Dans un article “Et si l’Afrique émergente était une fable”, publié par Le Monde, François Giovalucchi décrit un story telling qui positiverait à l’excès la situation du continent africain alors que ce dernier...
ACET in the News 22 Aug 18 0
By Elijah Kimani At the moment, hundreds of students from U.S. universities dot the globe knee-deep in development projects. I am in Accra, Ghana, on a research project, and this city is awash with interns...
ACET in the News 14 Aug 18 0
The timing is right: Africa holds enormous potential for rapid transformation. Acontinent in transition, it is among the world’s fastest growing regions, with a young and growing population in rapidly growing regions, an improving business...
ACET in the News 13 Aug 18 0
Africa is a continent universally known to be rich in natural resources; yet its greatest resource, according to Mastercard Foundation President and CEO Reeta Roy, is not found in the earth or soil but rather...
ACET in the News 9 Aug 18 0
Die internationale Entwicklungszusammenarbeit mit den Ländern südlich der Sahara kann Erfolge vorweisen: Das Trinkwasser ist in vielen Regionen sauberer geworden, Impfkampagnen haben Krankheiten reduziert. Die Sterblichkeit ist deutlich gesunken. Gleichzeitig aber wächst die Bevölkerung dramatisch...
ACET in the News 9 Aug 18 0
Richard Carey In the middle of a process to define its new policy for development cooperation, the Government of Ghana recently announced that it was calling time out on that effort and established a ministerial...
ACET in the News 9 Aug 18 0
By Dede Amanor-Wilks The moment that everyone had been waiting for came right at the end of the 20-21 June African Transformation Forum (ATF2018) – a moderated conversation between some of Africa’s most talked about...
ACET in the News 23 Jul 18 0
The Bank of Ghana (BoG), last year September, announced a new capital requirement of GH¢400 million for banks to operate in the country. According to the BoG, the banks would be given up to December...
ACET in the News 23 Jul 18 0
The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has won a Prospect Think Tank 2018 award for Best Economic Think Tank in the Global category. ACET won the award for its “truly exceptional work on the challenge of...
ACET in the News 5 Jul 18 0
By Bassel Khatoun Among frontier markets globally, Africa offers one of the most exciting investment stories. Bassel Khatoun, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity, weighs in on how past volatility in commodity prices could drive opportunities...