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SMEs

Start-Ups and SMEs Contribution to Ghana’s Economy

Introduction Start-Ups and SMEs are important part of economies, globally, continentally and nationally. Globally, 95% of businesses are Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). About 60%...
Nigerian Economy

African countries can learn from foreign investors to grow economy

African nations can learn from foreign investors on how to transform the continents' economies, said a Zambian financial and economic specialist on Monday. ...
Ghana To Have A Digital Roadmap To Expand The Local Digital Economy

Ghana seeks a formal digital economy for accelerated growth

As government of Ghana seeks to grow the the country's economy beyond aid, one of the key sectors it would like to see formalized...
Ghana To Have A Digital Roadmap To Expand The Local Digital Economy

Ghana To Have A Digital Roadmap To Expand The Local Digital Economy

The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stressed on the importance Government attaches to the ongoing digitization agenda, emphasizing...
mobile payments

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...
bond

Over subscription of Eurobond Indicates Confident in Ghana’s Economy

The Government, on Wednesday, said the oversubscription of the three-billion-dollar Eurobond, at a record rate, is a vote of confidence in the resurgence and...
farmers

Agriculture has a woman factor which supports the economy

Fear griped the Napila Community in the Bimbila District of the Northern Region when the news of a couple who went to the farm...
China economy

Experts Optimistic of High-Quality Chinese Economy to Promote Global Growth

China's resolve to continue promoting open and high-quality development will provide a much-needed stimulation to global economic growth, world experts and scholars said. China sets...
mines

Namibia needs to discover new mines to continue supporting economy

Namibia's mining sector will continue to be an important contributor to the economy only if new mines are discovered, Namibia's Minister of Mines and...
Wpid Money Growth

Nigeria: GDP Figures Suggests Economy is in Good Shape

The Nigerian government said Wednesday that the country's economy was firmly on the path of growth, as its latest gross domestic product (GDP) figures...
Belt and Road

Experts Credits China’s BRI Initiative for Positively Affecting the Arab Economy

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated positive influences on economy in the Arab world, said Lebanese experts in light of the upcoming...
Standard Chartered

Egypt Will Emerge As The 7th Largest Economy By 2030

Egypt to rank the seventh largest economy in the world by 2030, and will precede Russia, Japan and Germany, state-run Ahram newspapers reported on...
The World Bank

World Bank Expects S. African Economy to Grow By 1.3 Percent

South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow 1.3 percent in 2019, said World Bank in its Global Economic Prospects report released...
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Government charged to do more for Ghana’s economy

A cross section of the public has entreated government to put in place effective and efficient measures to improve the economy. The improvement, they said...
banking

Zimbabwe’s banking sector boosts profits amid turmoil in rest of economy

Zimbabwe's banking sector boosted profitability in the nine months to Sept. 30, posting an aggregate net profit of 283.98 million U.S. dollars, latest Reserve...

Mozambique works to diversify economy in 2019

Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario said on Wednesday in Maputo that the government will diversify the economy by allocating two thirds of...
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison

Financial Sector Clean-up Amounted To Gh¢9.9 Billion – BoG

The Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, has said, Economic activities continued to pick-up although the trend remained below potential...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Viewpoint: Zimbabwe Post-Elections Prospects and Challenges

Cholera outbreak reportedly contained while ZANU-PF Government makes attempt to reposition the economy A report in the state-run Zimbabwe Herald newspaper on September 20 says...
Wpid Money Growth

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...
President Buhari in plane

Presidency says Buhari is a success

There have been promises kept, promises broken and promises ignored as the Buhari led government enters the last year of its first term. The in-house...

Establish Stabilisation Mechanisms To Protect The Economy – ACEP

Mr. Benjamin Boakye, the Executive Director of ACEP has called for the passage of mineral revenue management law which would guide the disbursement...
Dr-Mahamudu-Bawumia

Ghana’s economy has improved- Dr. Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has given a positive outlook of the economy as the government’s pragmatic economic policies and programmes begin to pay...
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Nigeria’s Buhari outlines his core objectives to UK leader

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday revealed that his administration is not bothered about politics, rather it is concerned about reviving the economy and how to...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana registered growth of 8.5 percent in 2017

Ghana’s economy grew provisionally by 8.5 percent in 2017 compared to 3.7 percent recorded in 2016, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Wednesday. Acting Government...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told

Egypt’s State of Economy During Fattah al-Sisi’s Tenure?

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was recently re-elected as President of Egypt. His victory at the election was quite predictable considering the support among the population....
Photo shows a ski run in a village in Fuxin city, northeast China’s Liaoning province. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Chinese Villages Prosper Under green Economy

Bidding farewell to mining industry and developing winter tourism under the national rural revitalization strategy, a village in northeast China has put on a...
China’s sharing economy is blossoming. China’s logistics companies have launched shared express boxes made from recyclable paper. (Photo: CFP)

China takes commanding lead in sharing economy

China is turning into a global pioneer and innovator of sharing economy. Sharing services, including bicycles, vehicles and “sleep capsules,” are now part of...

Rapid Population Growth Affecting Ghana’s Economy

Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), Dr. Leticia Adelaide Appiah, has called on government for pragmatic and concrete measures to help slow...
President Akufo-Addo welcomes President Macron

France, Ghana commit to eradicate terrorism and instability

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, have committed to collaborate more to eradicate the twin evils of terrorism and...

Ghana’s First Lady assure Chinese of safer investment in Ghana

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has given the assurance that Chinese investments in Ghana will always be safe. Speaking at a conference to promote...