Category archives for: Investing

Economist Buries Govt’s Propaganda, Says Every Gov’t Embarks on Social Intervention Programs

Accra, Ghana, October 22, 2018//-The attempt by members of the current government to project themselves as the only implementers of social intervention programs in Ghana, has hit a snag.

Why the World Bank’s Optimism about Global Poverty Misses the Point

A different measure of poverty shows 70% of the world’s poor live in what the World Bank considers middle-income countries. EFE-EPA/Onome Oghene Alf Gunvald Nilsen, University of Agder October 19, 2018//-The World Bank’s latest annual report on poverty and shared prosperity has an unsurprisingly positive message that only 10% of the world’s population lived in […]

Africa is on the Rise: UN Chief Guterres Calls for Collaboration for Better Future

Geneva, Switzerland, October 18, 2018/ /-The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres urged everyone with a stake in Africa’s success to seize the new opportunities and work together with people on the continent for the common good.

World Bank: Investing in People is the Surest Way of Ending Poverty in Africa

Accra, Ghana, October 18, 2018//-The World Bank Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem is optimistic that investing in people especially the youth is the surest way of ending poverty in Africa.

100,000 NABCO Trainees Unleash For Work  

Accra, Ghana, October 17, 2018//-President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is confident of the success of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) progamme, explaining that in the National Builders Corps programme, the seeds for Ghana’s growth and future have been planted.

Investing in Education is Key to Ending Poverty in Africa

Accra, Ghana, October 17, 2018//-The World Bank has reminded African leaders that their quest of ending poverty in their various countries can only be achieved if they double investments in education.

Global FDI Declines by 41% in First Half of 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, October 17, 2018 – Global foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by 41% in the first half of 2018, to an estimated $470 billion from $800 billion in the same period in 2017 – mainly due to large repatriations by United States parent companies of accumulated foreign earnings from their affiliates abroad following tax reforms […]

President Buhari: ‘Fighting Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows in Nigeria is non-Negotiable’

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 16, 2018/ — “For my administration, fighting corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in Nigeria is non-gegotiable’, This was the statement by Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Thabo Mbeki, former President of the Republic of South Africa and Chair of the AU/ECA High-Level Panel on Illicit […]

The US-China Trade War is on the Brink of a Different, More Dangerous Phase

October 16, 2018//-When the editor-in-chief of one of China’s most prominent newspapers last month described new tariffs as President Donald Trump’s “last card”, he could hardly have been more wrong.

Ties Between African Countries and China Are Complex. Understanding This Matters

Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and China’s President Xi Jinping at the 2018 summit in Beijing. EPA-EFE/Andy Wong (Pool) Yu-Shan Wu, University of the Witwatersrand; Chris Alden, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Cobus van Staden, South African Institute of International Affairs October 15, 2018//-The complex relationship between Africa and China has […]

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