AN in-depth study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of DHL Express approximately 40% of global SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) do not perceive Africa as a growth opportunity, despite the positive economic growth stories and growing middle class in the regions. The report further reveals that while many multinationals and state-owned […]
THE Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana a leading Accra-based economic and governance think-tank has warned the Mahama-led government against reckless spending particularly in the upcoming 2016 elections.
SENEGAL’S economy is constrained by its vulnerability to shocks, the government’s issuer rating (B1, positive) is supported by solid growth prospects and further fiscal consolidation plans, says Moody’s Investors Service in its annual Senegal Credit Analysis, published today.
GHANA’S budget statement for 2015 reveals the GoG’s intention to employ significant austerity measures aimed at achieving a front-loaded adjustment in the fiscal deficit.
A renowned Ghanaian economist, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asked the government to account for the $1billion Eurobond it issued recently.
THE governing board of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Ghana’s anti-drug agency, has been dissolved, according to a statement issued by the government.