ACET in the News

ACET in the news

9th August 2016

Making women artisanal miners count

By Maame Esi Eshun Reposted from Africa Up Close — Africa’s artisanal mining sector—mining characterized by the use of rudimentary tools and labor-intensive techniques to extract minerals from the ground—is distinguished by its huge female workforce. […]
8th August 2016

Zambia’s mining sector remains conducive for FDI

By Tichaona Kurewa Reposted from Southern African – Harare – The latest assessment of Zambia’s mining sector governance and investment attractiveness shows the Southern African country remains an appealing investment destination owing to its favourable […]
1st August 2016

The heat: a borderless Africa

Reposted from CCTV America – July 27, 2016 African leaders are working to create what some people are calling a ‘borderless Africa’ by introducing a single African passport, allowing free movement between all countries on […]
28th July 2016

Sierra Leone news: ACET team visits Salone to strenghen TMP

Reposted from Awoko – The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) team that is implementing the Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) in West Africa visited Freetown to evaluate progress of the programme and to seek the […]
25th July 2016

YEA will meet its employment targets – Gov’t

Reposted from GhanaWeb – Government is hopeful of meeting its target of training 100,000 Ghanaians under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA). The Chief Executive of YEA, Kobina Beecham, speaking to Citi News on the sidelines […]
25th July 2016

Minister goofs at agric forum

Reposted from GhanaWeb – The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has attributed the decline in the agriculture sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to ‘growth’ in the manufacturing sub-sector. Dr. Alhassan Ahmed Yakubu disclosed […]
21st July 2016

Child labor in African mines

Where Are We Now? By Maame Esi Eshun Reposted from Africa Up Close – Mining is one of the most hazardous forms of child labor. It is physically dangerous and strenuous, exposes children to unstable […]
21st July 2016

Peacebuilding in Africa: what comes after?

By Maame Esi Eshun Reposted from Africa Up Close – Peace and reconstruction programs must go far beyond just ending conflict and focus on reincorporating all members of society. Photo by AU-UN IST PHOTO / […]
20th July 2016

ACET engages stakeholders to tackle youth unemployment

Reposted from B&FT Online – Key representatives of Government, political parties, private sector, students’ bodies, development partners, civil society organizations, academia, and the media gathered in Accra to discuss youth employment challenges and proffered solutions. The […]