WORLDWATCH Institute, a US-based independent research organization that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues says positive global change can only be achieved if the social, economic, and environmental dimensions are fully addressed.
THE largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in west Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.
Ghana’s largest opposition party-the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is at a lost at which the Mahama-led government is borrowing at a rate of GH¢2billion every month.
THE World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today approved a $105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts underway in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak.
DOING business in sub-Saharan Africa is a challenge, but those who are undeterred by a business environment that may not be as easy as it may be in other countries could reap high rewards, according to Dr Thomas Höppli, economic research analyst for the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa).
THE local stock market was boosted by news that SABMiller [JSE:SAB], the second-biggest company on the JSE and the world’s second-biggest brewer, is facing a possible takeover bid from the world’s biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev.