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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 /...
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...
By George Boateng Reposted from Africa Up Close – The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a non-reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, was reauthorized in 2015 for...
Reposted from Peace FM Online – Chief Economist at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. Yaw Ansu has urged politicians not to use issues related to youth unemployment for propaganda ahead of the November...
Reposted from Citi FM Online – A senior research fellow at the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. William Baah Boateng, has said the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) is not a sustainable avenue of job...
ACET's George Boating discusses Regional Integration with John Milewski at the Wilson Center
Reposted from All Africa – A researcher at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has said that Ugandan technocrats still have a challenge in negotiating for external debt. Dr Ezra Munyambonera, a senior research fellow...
Reposted from All Africa – On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during...
New York – The Peking University Centre for New Structural Economics (CNSE) and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in promoting economic structural transformation in Africa and beyond,...
Since the mid-1990’s, many Sub-Saharan African countries have seen economic growth driven by institutional reforms, healthier business climates, advancements in democratic governance, and improvements in macro-economic environments. This growth has delivered clear benefits: a rising...