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June 3, 2017 Effective September 1, this year, clearance of goods from Ghana’s ports will be 100% paperless, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. According to him, all internal custom barriers in the country...
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June 1, 2017 Accra, Ghana, May 31, 2017—The World Bank Group and the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) today launched a two-day forum, bringing together public and private sector leaders from around the world...
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June 1, 2017 Business leaders on the continent have singled out the unavailability and erratic supply of power as the biggest impediment to Africa’s growth, urging governments to provide consistent energy, at the real cost,...
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May 11, 2017 Frontier Leaders called for greater advocacy with governments in creating an enabling business environmentt, boosting energy access, strengthening markets in growth sectors like agriculture, and encouraging youth participation. Accelerating private sector action...
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May 16, 2017 ACET’s Founder and President, K.Y. Amoako, has revealed that “Europe’s Compact with Africa” will need strong partnerships with African institutions. Dr. Amoako made this interesting revelation as a keynote speaker at the...
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May 17, 2017 Germany has put Africa at the top of its agenda at this year’s G-20 presidency. Because one wants to take a big step forward, expand cooperation and put the continent in the...
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May 17, 2017 By MIL OSI – Source: Konrad Adenauer Foundation Dr. KY Amoako has a vision. When he looks in Africa’s future, not by his eyes, but by his seven-year-old granddaughter. Then, in the year 2040, he sees...
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May 17, 2017 African policy makers, leading practitioners and development thinkers have met in Berlin with development partners to formulate common positions on African economic transformation to present to Group of 20 (G20) leaders. Dubbed...
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May 16, 2017 By Michele Abbot and Deborah Cohen As Uganda undergoes a period of rapid urbanization (expected to increase from 13% in 2010 to 60% by 2040 [PDF]), the number of people eating meals...
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May 11, 2017 The federal government wants to use its G20 presidency to mobilize more aid for Africa.But experts warn: more development aid is not enough to create prosperity on the continent. When KY Amoako...
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May 12, 2017 By Bob Koigi Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the...
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April 28, 2017 Kevin Watkins First the bad news. After fifteen years in the global economic growth fast lane, sub-Saharan Africa is reeling from the effects of falling commodity prices, depressed Chinese demand, and deteriorating...
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A latest report by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said there is the need for governments to take advantage of the new players in global finance as traditional official development assistance (ODA) to Africa is dwindling.
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A latest report by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said there is the need for governments to take advantage of the new players in global finance as traditional official development assistance (ODA) to Africa is dwindling.
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Apr 22, 2017 Finance experts in Africa have underscored the need for African countries to establish Sovereign Wealth Funds as backup to national budgetary resources in national development efforts. African Center for Economic TransformationThey believe...
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TIMOTHY NGNENBE 16 APRIL 2017 The government has to redirect its efforts to mobilise revenues within the domestic economy in order to wean itself from dependence on foreign financing of development projects, the Director at...