September 11, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries took place last week in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 Presidency must be applauded...
September 21, 2017 Will there ever be the ‘African Tigers’? A question begging answers. A look at the manufacturing sector’s total contribution to African economies is telling. Since 1980, the sector has grown more slowly...
September 15, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries recently took place in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 presidency must be applauded for...
September 11, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries took place last week in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 Presidency must be applauded...
If the U.S. and China have their way, Africa could soon begin to reach its potential as the next great frontier for apparel and textile sourcing. While there are determined efforts by the U.S. government...
September 8, 2017 According to the African Transformation Report, a flagship publication by African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), launched in October 2014, on the measures of economic transformation, “Africa has been lagging behind East...
September 8, 2017 Countries under the G20 Compact With Africa (CWA) initiative agreed here on Wednesday to use a reformed public sector as an incentive for attracting both domestic and Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs). In...
September 7, 2017 The Compact with Africa (CWA) countries convened on September 6, 2017 in Accra, Ghana to express commitment and support to the Compact agenda; to provide a stocktaking of progress to date; and...
September 7, 2017 The Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has asked African countries to focus on building their local economies beyond aid. He said what was required were deliberate policies that would enhance the production capacity...
September 7, 2017 Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African heads of state to begin to look beyond aid for the economic transformation of the continent. Dr Bawumia made the call yesterday in Accra...
September 6, 2017 The first meeting of Finance Ministers from the seven African countries— Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, and Tunisia— has taken place in Accra. The seven countries belong to the G-20...
August 26, 2017 The takeover of UT Bank and Capital Bank by GCB Bank came as a shock to some members of the banking community, making headlines in the newspapers of August 14 that reverberated...
5 September, 2017 The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Thomas Kwesi Quartey, has called on African governments to renew their commitment towards the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) – the entity which is...
August 26, 2017 The takeover of UT Bank and Capital Bank by GCB Bank came as a shock to some members of the banking community, making headlines in the newspapers of August 14 that reverberated...
The structural transformation of its economies is not following precedents IT IS easy to buy a rolex in Uganda—albeit not one that will tell the time. Sold at ubiquitous roadside stalls, the Ugandan rolex is...
August 14, 2017<style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> How to make farming attractive to young people is fast becoming a major talking point in development circles. In a context where farming populations are ageing...