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23rd December 2016

Long awaited West Africa talent mobility MOU signed

Abuja, 15 December, 2016. West African governments participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) pilot programme have signed a much-anticipated memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Abuja, Nigeria. The MOU for the pilot phase of […]
14th December 2016

Four ECOWAS countries sign

Talent mobility MoU Abuja – 14 December 2016 West African governments participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) Programme will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at an official ceremony on Thursday, 15 December […]
29th September 2016

Political parties propose solutions to youth unemployment ahead of election 2016

By Percis Ofori September 29 – High-level policy representatives of political parties, researchers and selected stakeholders met yesterday in Accra to discuss the readiness of political parties to address the challenge of youth employment in […]
26th September 2016

Metro TV’s Paul Adom-Otchere visits ACET

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has started discussions with Metro TV’s Paul Adom-Otchere on broadcasting economic transformation themes to television audiences in Ghana. In a meeting at ACET’s offices last week, the ACET […]
13th September 2016

Côte d’Ivoire to champion PACT among ECOWAS States

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire has agreed to promote the Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT) among ECOWAS states and to champion certain aspects of the Coalition’s work. The agreement was reached when the Director of […]
13th September 2016

State attorneys validate TMP West Africa MoU

Senior state attorneys and representatives of various government ministries met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, last week to validate a legal agreement between West African countries participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) programme. The […]
2nd September 2016

ACET calls for local content and value addition compliance in Ghana’s minerals sector

Ghana stands to benefit from local procurement and value addition in the minerals sector if mining companies procure more mining materials and services locally and add value to minerals for local and international consumption. To […]
23rd August 2016

Ghana integrates TMP into national ECOWAS strategic plan

Accra, Ghana. – The Government of Ghana has agreed to integrate the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) program into its National ECOWAS Strategic Plan, which is currently being finalised for cabinet approval in November. The […]
23rd August 2016

Escaping the learning trap

The high technological capability needed to extract and absorb foreign technology coupled with the cost of trying something new and investing in learning are some of the challenges that stop African-owned firms from benefiting from […]