Category archives for: Investing

TEF Forum 2017: Push for Africapitalism to Drive Africa’s Transformation

October 17, 2017//-The third annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum concluded in Nigeria, on Sunday, with a call by different leaders and speakers on private sector players to embrace Africapitalism to drive Africa’s transformation.

Understanding Business Cashflow

Accra, October Cash flow is a revenue or expense stream that changes a cash account over a given period. Cash inflows usually arise from one of three activities – financing, operations or investing – although this also occurs as a result of donations or gifts in the case of personal finance.

Africa’s Economic Performance Improves in 2017

SUMMAY INBOX Expected GDP growth up to 3% from 2.2% in 2016 but down from projected 3.4% Projected to reach 3.7% also down from projected 4.2% in 2018 Steady domestic demand and public investment in infrastructure Fiscal and Current account deficits on decline East Africa remains the fastest growing region, from 5.1% in 2016 to […]

Ghana Eyes $1Billion Yearly from Handicrafts Sales

Accra, October 13, 2017//-The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) are to promote locally-made handicrafts as a major export commodity on the international market.

Ghana: Cashew Sector Gets Major Boost

Accra, October 12, 2017//-A trilateral agreement has been signed between Ghana, Brazil and Germany – meant to foster research capacities in the Ghanaian cashew sector as well as to develop cashew apple processing capacities and a market for cashew by-products.

Growth for Sub-Saharan Africa Picks Up  

  Washington, USA, October 11, 2017 ‒ Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is projected to pick up to 2.4% in 2017 from 1.3% in 2016, according to the new Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank. This is below the April forecast […]

World’s 10 Megacities to Watch

October 10, 2017//As of 1975, there were three metro areas with at least 10 million people — Tokyo, New York and Mexico City.

SMEs could be Biggest Losers in BoG Capital Increment

Although they are afraid to talk openly, officials of some SME-focused banks are restive about the GH¢400million stated capital increment for banks, saying it could hurt SMEs badly.

Shipping Lines Go Mad Over High Charges

Accra, October 9, 2017//-Shipping lines have warned that they could be forced to stop calling at the country’s sea ports if what they consider to be “excessive charges” are not curtailed.

Lack of Infrastructure Drives Demand for Mixed-Use Dev’ts

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 9, 2017/ — The lack of infrastructure is a huge driver of demand for mixed-use developments in some parts of West Africa, particularly Ghana and Nigeria.

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