Friday, September 21, 2018
Accra, December 4, 2017//-Ghana is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, experiencing strong growth over the past decade with per capita income of US$1,410, higher than the regional average of US$1,257. But the plunge in oil and gold...
A flood of money from private pension funds has driven a 33 percent surge in Ghana’s benchmark stock index this year, giving the West African country the world’s best-performing equities.  The government in December transferred 3.1 billion cedis ($690 million)...
To further enhance the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund) portfolio and promote the development of domestic capital markets across the continent, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of R140-million. The senior loan, with a seven-year...
Government is set to receive about $2 million from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) to capacitate the country’s leather and cotton value chains, Finance deputy minister Terrence Mukupe has said. “I was in Zambia and we...
The Doing Business index is a ranking index system, created by the World Bank Group, which indicates the regularity environment of businesses.  A higher ranking, which is indicated by a lower numerical value, specifies a stronger protection of property...
Chinese investment in Africa could be accelerating debt on the continent and creating economies which are “entirely dependent on China”, according to financial experts. Around $86bn (£64bn) in loans were issued by China between 2000 and 2014 to finance over 3,000 infrastructure projects...
The global economy will confront serious challenges in the months and years ahead, and looming in the background is a mountain of debt that makes markets nervous – and that thus increases the system's vulnerability to destabilizing shocks. Yet...
This year there has been a fundamental change in the dynamics of migration from Western Africa to Europe. European governments, pressured to manage the large flow of migration from Sub-Saharan Africa, have blocked one of the primary transit routes...
Many consumer-packaged-goods companies are placing too many bets. Greater simplicity and agility increase the odds of higher performance. Allocating resources wisely is one of the most difficult tasks for executives. As the competition attacks their core markets ever more aggressively...
DAKAR (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said it is resuming loan disbursements to Chad after the Central African oil producer reached an agreement in principal to restructure its more than $1 billion debt to Glencore (GLEN.L) and four...

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