ACET in the News

22nd September 2017

Trade and industrialization in Africa: two peas in a pod?

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...
18th September 2017
ACET President Dr. K.Y. Amoako

G-20 Compact Africa: Opportunities & challenges

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...
12th September 2017

The Compact with Africa gives credence to the importance of peer learning

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...
11th September 2017

The Battle for African trade pits US against China

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...
11th September 2017

Ghana’s Vice President confident Africa is ready for economic transformation

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...
11th September 2017

Compact countries to reform public sector to attract FDIs

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...
8th September 2017

G20 Compact with Africa ministerial meeting

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...
8th September 2017

Focus on building local economies beyond aid – Veep urges African countries

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...
8th September 2017

Let’s Look Beyond Aid – Bawumia

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...