Category archives for: Investing

Greening Growth in Mongolia

December 11, 2019//-Mongolia’s livestock industry, once the primary engine of the economy, now faces threats from climate change and overgrazing. Without prompt policy action, the national and regional costs will continue to grow, weighing on both economic growth and inequality.

World Bank Provides $250M to Ethiopia, Zambia, and African Union to Combat Epidemics

 December 11, 2019/ — The Board of the World Bank Group has approved a total of $250 million in International Development Association (IDA) credits and grants to help the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, the Republic of Zambia, and the African Union (AU) counter the spread of infectious diseases and address key regional and continental public […]

Report: Economic Diversification Can Create More and Better Jobs For Ghanaians   

Accra, December 10, 2019 – Ghana’s economic growth has been strong over the past decade, with annual GDP per capita growth at 4.4 percent between 2006 and 2017.

Ending the TB Epidemic Requires Serious Investment of Dollars, Others

Geneva, Switzerland, December 10, 2019//-The Stop TB Partnership today launched the Global Plan to End TB 2018-2022.

Son of Angola’s Ex-leader in ‘Extraordinary’ Trial

December 9, 2019//-The son of the man who ruled Angola for 38 years has gone on trial for corruption in a rare case of such a high-profile official being taken to court.

Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents to Improve Business Environment to Drive Industrialisation  

Nairobi, Kenya, December 9, 2019: Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, has urged African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State to improve the business environment in their countries to drive industrialisation and wealth creation in ACP member states.

New Players to Fight for Africa’s Investment

London, UK, December 9, 2019/ — African markets will become increasingly attractive in 2020 at a time when wider global trends are more set against the interests of international businesses than they have been for many years.

Government Debt Is Not a Free Lunch

With borrowing costs at multi-decade lows, governments seemingly can take on much more debt without any great concern about long-term consequences. But the real risks and costs of higher public borrowing may be hidden. Cambridge, UK, December 8, 2019//- With interest rates on government debt at multi-decade lows, a number of leading economists have argued that almost every […]

The Untold Secret to Entrepreneurship Success

December 7, 2019//-There are many aspects to succeeding as an entrepreneur.

Can Team Ramaphosa Stabilise Economy?

December 7, 2019//-Although South Africa’s main financial institutions, the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank, are now under competent management, the economy continues to limp along. What are the bottlenecks to growth and what can ‘Team Ramaphosa’ do to kick-start growth?

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