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Kenya urged to invest more in agriculture

Experts on Friday urged Kenya to increase investments in the agricultural sector to boost the country's economic growth. Ken Gichinga, chief economist...
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Labor mobility in East Africa to boost economic growth

The United Nations labor agency said on Thursday that labor mobility in the East African Community (EAC) bloc will boost economic growth. ...
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Zimbabwean president says national dialogue to help economic growth

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday implored leaders of all political parties in the country to unite for the national development. He...
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Quick Angels Limited Outdoors Its Products and Services

Quick Angels, an indigenous investor company, has launched its operations with a pledge to contribute significantly to the economic growth and national development. ...
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Diversification a necessity for Zambia’s economic growth

Diversification is key to economic growth for Zambia, experts said. It is believed that the need to diversify an economy is particularly...
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S. African president promises to embark on economic reforms

With South Africa's slow economic growth, stubborn unemployment, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Goldman Sachs investors conference that his government would focus on...
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Uganda drives its economy through the power of mobile phones

Uganda is harnessing the power of mobile phones as a driver of its economic growth under the country's Vision 2040, which aims at the...
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Tanzania launches livestock master plan to improve the sector’s contribution to economic growth

The government of Tanzania has launched a livestock master plan aimed at improving the sector and enable it better contribute to the east African...
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Serbia Looks Forward to Stronger Economic Growth

A decade after the global economic crisis, Serbia has stabilized its finances and now invests in the competitiveness of its economy, members of the...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Africa Needs Real Economic Growth, Not IMF Accountants

A recent forum sponsored by Brookings Institute in Washington DC entitled: “Top priorities for Africa in 2019” produced a healthy discussion that alluded to...
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Economist cautions Ghana government over US$50 billion Century Bond

Introduction Ghana may be the first African country to issue a 100-year bond ($50 billion Century bond) which would be history in the making, but...
United Nations

Global Economic Growth to Stands Steady at 3% in 2019-2020

The global economy will continue to grow at a steady pace of around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020 amid signs that global growth...
The World Bank

World Bank Predicts Global Economic Growth Slowdown by 2.9 percent

Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 amid rising downside risks,...
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Organized labor worried over unbalanced economic growth in Ghana

Organized labor is not enthused about Ghana's unbalanced economic growth over the years, Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Trade Union Congress (G-TUC) Joshua...

IFS analyses 2019 budget

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has presented its views and expectations over the 2019 budget. These are the key areas the ...
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Ghana government urged to create enabling environment for private sector to trigger economic growth

An associate professor of economics at the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor William Baah-Boateng, Monday urged the Ghana government to create the enabling environment...
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If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...
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Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

Ghana's economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2018, compared with the 6.7 percent year-on-year growth rate recorded during the same...
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Most African Countries Have Positive Economic Growth In Spite Of Debt Fears

A lot of African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered...
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Economic Growth Hinges On Agricultural Transforming – Dr. K.Y Amoako

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) in collaboration with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) on Wednesday, May 30 2018,...
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Inadequate transmission oil to pump Nigeria’s Economy

In recent months and as the General Elections draw nigh, President Buhari and his team has insisted that economic growth under his presidency “is...
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African Transformation Report Outlines Agricultural Potential to Boost Economies

A major study by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has highlighted how transforming agriculture can become a stimulus for economic development across...
Asia-Pacific

UN Report says improving economic growth depends revenue mobilisation

Mobilizing financing for development remains a fundamental priority in the Asia-Pacific region. The robust growth registered by the region in 2017 and promising prospects...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Experts share different views over Ghana’s 2018 economic prospect

Experts are divided on the prospects of Ghana's economic growth in 2018, as conflicting projections keep coming out from various quarters. In its 2018 fiscal...
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Africa Economic Growth Picks Up At A Slower Pace

Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20, says Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis...
The annual volume of cargo handled at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang province surpassed 1 billion tons on Dec. 27, 2017. The port became the first one in the world to exceed that volume. For nine years in a row it has topped the list of global ports with the largest cargo handling capacity. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Investment in ports could trigger economic growth in Africa – PwC

A report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Thursday show 25 percent improvement in ports performance could increase gross domestic product by 2 percent in...
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Securities and Exchange Commission says will protect investors to engender economic growth

Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh says the commission will protect investors in the capital market to...
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Using the capital market as conveyor belt to propel Ghana’s development

Economic growth in modern economies revolves around an efficient and effective financial sector that is able to pool domestic savings and mobilizes capital for...
Agriculture in Africa

Ghana’s agric sector needs reforms to lead economic growth – World Bank

The World Bank Group has called for reforms in Ghana’s agriculture sector to make it lead economic growth in the country. In...
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Namibia’s agriculture to strongly support economic growth in 2018

Namibia's agricultural sector rebounded strongly from a two-year recession, Chief Executive Officer of Agribank Sakaria Nghikembua said Tuesday. Nghikembua said the sector registered growths of...