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Japan’s central bank trims economic growth outlook

dpa/GNA – The Bank of Japan on Thursday slightly downgraded its economic growth forecast for the current financial year amid the fallout from...

President Akufo-Addo renews commitment towards rapid economic growth

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has renewed his commitment to working towards the rapid development and prosperity of all Ghanaians. He thanked the Almighty God...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

ECA report calls for innovate financing to develop Africa’s private sector

A newly launched report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged innovative ways of financing to address challenges facing the private sector,...
A visitor is in talks for purchase of navel oranges from southern Jiangxi at the Ganzhou booth of the 13th China Green Food Expo at the Nanchang Greenland International Expo Center in Nanchang, capital of east China’s Jiangxi province, Dec. 18. (Photo by Zhu Haipeng/People’s Daily Online)

China aims to maintain steady economic growth in 2021

By He Yin In a speech at the annual Central Economic Work Conference held in Beijing from Dec. 16 to 18, Xi Jinping, general secretary...
A woman takes care of tomatoes at a “digital farm” in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, March 5. Liangping district of the municipality has achieved smart agricultural production by applying technologies such as agricultural internet of things and big data. By Liu Hui, People’s Daily Online

Zambia urged to learn Chinese technology for sustainable agricultural industry

The Zambian government has been urged to tap into Chinese agricultural technology to strengthen Zambia's economic growth and help sustain the agriculture diversification policy...
Wpid Money Growth

Increased Chinese investments in Zambia contributing to economic growth

Chinese enterprises have contributed greatly to the growth of the economy in Kalulushi district in Zambia's Copperbelt province as a result of increased investment,...
Tuna Fishing

Tanzania, Namibia agree to enhance cooperation in deep sea fishing

Tanzania and Namibia on Monday agreed to enhance cooperation in deep sea fishing and livestock sector. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Cameroon targets creation of 500,000 jobs next year

Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute said Wednesday the government plans to create 500,000 jobs in 2021. Cameroon will adopt new pro-employment measures and enhance...
Ecowas Trade

Government committed to ECOWAS integration to spur economic growth

The Government of Ghana is committed to the regional integration process and the implementation of various protocols and policies of the Economic Community of...

Agriculture stakeholders urged to champion agribusiness

Nii Lamptey Wilkson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, has called on stakeholders in the agricultural value chain to champion agribusiness for the economic...

NPP will continue to pursue strategies to firmly position the private sector

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government will continue to initiate and pursue various strategic policies that would firmly position the private sector as the...
President Project

Work begins on Kumasi-Obuasi standard gauge railway line

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the massive investment by his Administration in the railway sector was to ensure speedy economic growth. ...
Ernest Addison

Ghana revises 2020 economic growth forecast upward to 2.5 percent

Ghana has revised its 2020 economic growth forecast upward to 2.5 percent from the previous 0.9 percent projected in July, the Governor of Bank...
Bank of Ghana

Central Bank sees economic growth recovering up to 2. 5 per cent in 2020

The Bank of Ghana sees an economic growth recovery of up to 2.5 per cent in 2020, underpinned by large fiscal stimulus packages, supportive...
Ghana economy

Ghana’s economy contracts to -3.2 percent in second quarter 2020

Ghana's economic growth contracted to -3.2 percent in the second quarter(Q2) of 2020, compared with a 5.7 percent growth rate over the...
Inland Water Transport

Inland Water Transport System and Regional Connectivity In Liberia: A Potential Driver for Economic...

..... Drawing From The Experiences of Tanzania, Uganda and Egypt Introduction The article develops a multi-dimensional measurement of transport infrastructure and examines the linkages between...
Deng Xiaoping, who put China firmly on the path of “reform and opening up.

China Eliminated Poverty With Science and Infrastructure. It Can Be Done in Africa Too!

August 14, 2020 If one examines the long path from the end of China’s disastrous “cultural revolution” in the 1970s to China’s 2020 modern miracle...
Priority Policies

Ghana explores effective policy solutions to accelerate economic growth

A seven-member Eminent Panel of renowned economists and academics have been tasked to critique 80 priority public policies and interventions and identify those that...
Dr Mark Assibey Yeboah

Ghana to have positive economic growth – Assibey-Yeboah

Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, Chairman, Finance Committee of Parliament, says despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghana is projected to have a positive economic...
Nana Addo

President to launch ‘Ghana CARES’ Programme as catalyst for economic growth

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in the coming weeks, will launch a GHc100- billion-Coronavirus Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises Support (CARES) programme, to revitalise...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...

Let’s mitigate the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 on the vulnerable

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on Government to do more to lessen the effect of the...
imf and word bank

IMF Conditionalities Contribute to Shortage of Health Workers: Africa Suffers

As I have told my friends for many years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is incapable of helping nations grow their economies. I do...
Pwalugu Multi Purpose Dam Project

Africa Requires Ethiopia Fill Its Dam

July 17, 2020 Ethiopia is entering a crucial period for the future of its nation, as we approach the second half of July. Ethiopia must...

Chinese firms urged to explore investment opportunities in NW Zambia

Chinese firms are expected to invest in various economic sectors in Zambia's Northwestern province, the development that will result in enhanced economic growth in...

U.S. Partners outdoor Ghana Learning Radio Program to Improve Reading for all Ghanaian Children

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan has joined forces with Ghana’s Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, to launch the Ghana...
Multi Purpose Pwalugu Dam

Multi-purpose Pwalugu Dam: Govt promises compensation for farmers, home owners

Volta River Authority, VRA has disclosed that over 400 structures will be affected by the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam project in both...
Wpid Money Growth

Chinese firms join Zambian transport industry for economic growth

Zambia is a landlocked country in Africa and the logistic and transport industry is receiving the most investment to meet the high demand for...
President Muhammadu Buhari-left and his new Chief of Staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari-right. (Politics Nigeria)

Gambari COS for Buhari: Right Man at Right Time for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has unexpectedly chosen an exceptional new Chief of Staff (COS), Professor Ibrahim Gambari, (his friends call him “Prof”), to replace the...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Ghana’s projected growth to slip from 6 to about 2 percent

Ghana’s projected economic growth this year will slow from the initial 6 percent to about 2 percent, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information...