Category archives for: Economy

Ghana: Alliance for Dev’t and Industrialization Cautions Minority MPs

Accra, Ghana, November 15, 2018//-The Alliance for Development and Industrialization (ADI), has described the position taken by the Minority Members  of Parliament (MPs) as very unfortunate over the funds allocated for the tourism industry purposely for capacity building of personnel in the hospitality industry and branding of the sector.

Breakthrough Lymphatic Filariasis Treatment Piloted in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, November 15, 2018//- IDA treatment, a new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time to treat and break transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from at least five years down to two years, will be piloted today in a tremendous effort led by the Kenyan Ministry of Health and supported by a […]

Can the 2019 Budget Salvage Ghanaians From Economic Hardships?  

Accra, Ghana, November 15, 2018//-Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta is set to present the 2019 Budget and Economic Statement of the Akufo-Addo-led government in Parliament today.

New Bold Vision Tilts Capital Flows Into Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 14, 2018/ — “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others,” a saying goes. When African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina laid out his vision to tilt the flow of capital into Africa by convening the first transaction-based investment forum, many did not see what was coming ahead.

Casablanca’s Commercial Market Shows Signs of Recovery

Casablanca, Morocco, November 14, 2018/ — Casablanca’s commercial sector showed signs of improvement in the first half of the year in 2018, reveals JLL’s ( latest Casablanca H1 Real Estate Overview Report.

Minority’s Loud Silence on Ghana’s Financial Sector Crisis: A Case of Compromise or Consensus

Accra, Ghana, November 14, 2018//-I’m increasingly losing trust and confidence in Ghana’s minority group in Parliament and their commitment to fight and wrestle power from the hands of this fascist, incompetent government.

Farmers, Frontline Defenders Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Accra, Ghana, November 14, 2018 – Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day farm operations. 

Broken Government Promises to Blame for Nigeria University Strike

Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has not fulfilled agreements it made with academic staff in Nigeria’s public universities. EPA-EFE/ Felipe Trueba Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan November 14, 2018//-All 37,504 academic staff of Nigeria’s public universities have been on an indefinite strike since early November.

Ghana, Qatar Sign Five Memoranda Of Understanding

November 14, 2018//-The Governments of Ghana and State of Qatar have signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of partnerships between the two countries.

World Bank Debt Statistics:  Borrowing by Low and Middle-Income Economies More than Tripled

Washington, USA, November 13, 2018 //– Borrowing by low and middle-income economies from external official and private creditors surged to $607 billion in 2017 from $181 billion the previous year, the highest level in three years, as net debt inflows surpassed equity inflows for the first time since 2013, the World Bank’s International Debt Statistics 2019 shows.

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