ACET in the News

ACET in the news

12th April 2016

Africa’s great opportunity for reform

Reposted from The Guardian – Fixing Africa’s failing education systems should be seen as a top economic policy priority The challenge for policy-makers is to set a course for recovery that supports more inclusive growth, […]
1st April 2016

Unemployment in Africa: no jobs for 50% of graduates

Almost half of the 10 million graduates churned out of the over 668 universities in Africa yearly do not get job, Kelvin Balogun – President of Coca-Cola, Central, East and West Africa – has said. […]
31st March 2016

African Transformation Forum underway in Rwanda

The African Transformation Forum (ATF) that seeks to build a coalition for transformation in Africa — addressing key economic development themes — is ongoing in Rwanda’s capital of Kigali. The two-day forum is jointly organised […]
29th March 2016

Commodity price fall must speed up Africa’s economic transformation – Dr. Amoako

The President of the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) Dr. K. Y. Amoako has said that recent events in the international economy have made it more urgent than ever before for Africa to transform […]
5th November 2015

On Ghana’s economy

Today, our Director of Research, Joe Amoako-Tuffour, made a presentation at the Norway-Ghana Business Forum. He gave an overview of the macroeconomic situation and pointed out opportunities for investment.
16th October 2015

Kagame and Amoako on Africa as the world’s breadbasket

In this commentary for Project Syndicate, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and ACET’s K.Y. Amoako argue that Africa can and should be the world’s breadbasket. They share ideas for how to achieve this vision in […]
22nd May 2015

Hewlett Foundation commends ACET

In this blog, Hewlett Foundation’s Ruth Levine cites ACET as an example of taking a successful bet on an African think tank. She writes, “Now, current and future funders can invest in the work of […]