ACET in the News 11 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 11 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 7 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 7 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 7 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 28 Aug 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 18 Aug 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 14 Aug 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 11 Aug 17 0
August 11, 2017 By Agence France Presse Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called “the Gold Coast” during its colonial era. But illegal mining in Africa’s second largest producer...
ACET in the News, Blog 8 Aug 17 0
August 8, 2017 By George Boateng Agriculture is the heartbeat of Africa. The continent’s major agricultural advantages include an abundance of natural resources, a young and growing labor force, and a rising middle class, in addition...
ACET in the News 7 Aug 17 0
In the past two editions of the renamed Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) bootcamps, 2000 young entrepreneurs expressed some unquantifiable joy of being empowered to reach for their dreams. “This is an opportunity for me...
ACET in the News 25 Jul 17 1
July 24, 2017 In 2012, Kwami Williams was studying at MIT to become a rocket scientist when he took a trip to his home country of Ghana with some of his classmates. There, he was...
ACET in the News 14 Jul 17 0
July 11, 2017 Beginning its review of progress made in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the High-Level Political Forum today took an in‑depth look at country-level efforts to achieve the first two Goals...