Category archives for: Economy

Beijing is Cultivating the Next Generation of African Elites by Training Them in China

Juba, South Sudan, December 14, 2017//-Anthony Kpandu took a delegation from his party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), to China last year to train with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Is Your Business PAYE Compliant and Ready for the New Tax Year?

Lagos, Nigeria, December 14, 2017/ /– West African governments are clamping down on non-compliance among business and individual taxpayers as they strive to improve their low tax-to-GDP ratios or internally generated revenues.

Social Change in Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso: A hit? A Miss? Or a Work in Progress?

Dakar, Senegal,  December 14, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-A Niyel publication to shine a light on transparency, participation and accountability initiatives in West Africa.

Improving Project Bankability Key to Bridging Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

December 14, 2017//-Preparing a pipeline of bankable sustainable infrastructure projects is vital, participants of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week heard as it opened on Monday in Swakapomund, Namibia.

Mauritania Gets Help To Strengthen Economic Stability

December 13, 2017//-Mauritania has obtained a three-year loan from the IMF to support the government program aimed at strengthening its recovery.

Propping Up the Chinese Economy: Credit versus Fiscal Stimulus

December 13, 2017//-Credit booms are addictive. Credit supports growth and the perception of wealth. Yet credit booms are risky, and are often followed by financial busts and economic slowdowns. The challenge is taming credit without hurting growth.

Emirates Appoints New Country Manager for Ghana

December 13, 2017//-Emirates announced the appointment of a new Country Manager for Ghana, Ms Cathy Wesley. Her appointment takes effect from 1st January, 2018.

World Bank Group Makes Major Announcements at One Planet Summit

Paris, France, December 13, 2017— At the One Planet Summit convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group made a number of new announcements in line with its ongoing support to developing countries for the effective implementation of […]

The Media’s Role in Promoting Inclusive Growth in Africa

December 13, 2017//-Recessions, geopolitical uncertainty and natural disasters – these are some of the scenarios the global community has faced in recent times. Economies have suffered the consequences thereof.

Historic Partnership to Fight Schistosomiasis in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 13, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today signed a three-year partnership with the NALA Foundation to create greater awareness of schistosomiasis in Ethiopia.

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