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Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

Namibian minister says Southern African Customs Union member economies remain subdued

The economic performance of Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member countries has been very subdued and prospects of improvements are doubtful, Namibian Minister of...

African Economies Urged to Embrace Solar Energy

International Solar Alliance (ISA) has urged African states to tap solar energy to green their economies. ISA Program Ambassador Mohua Mukherjee on Sundaytold a media...

From Cairo to Cape Town and Tanzania’s Link to the rest of Africa

Rehema Tukai grew up in Kondoa and works in Dodoma, Tanzania’s capital city. Until now, visiting her family in Kondoa involved a five-hour journey...

Sub-Saharan African economies made headway with business reforms

Sub-Saharan Africa economies adopted a record number of business reforms for a second consecutive year, says the 15th anniversary edition of the World Bank...

China-Europe Economic Ties Thrives On Xi’s Visit to Finland

China-Europe economic ties in booming tide By Bai Yang from People’s Daily The world is now betting that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ongoing state visit to...
Chinese and US

Economist say both Chinese and US economies are deeply dependent on each other

The US and Chinese economies are heavily dependent on each other. In such a codependent economic relationship, actions taken by any one partner have...
Photo taken on March 1, 2017 shows workers are checking the product quality of automotive control cable at a factory in Yantai, east China’s Shandong Province. China's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.6 percent in February, 0.3 percentage points higher than that recorded in January, according to data released on March 1 by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing. (Photo by People’s Daily)

China Suppress Other Economies to Rise Growth in 2016

Despite sluggish global economy, China posted GDP growth at 6.7 percent year-on-year to 74.41 trillion yuan in 2016, dwarfing other major economies of the...

Ending Extreme Poverty Require Structural Change – Research

Although a large literature highlights the impact of personality traits on key labor market outcomes, evidence of their impact on agricultural production decisions remains...
World Bank

World Bank Project Rise In Crude Oil Price

The Bank’s January 2017 Commodity Markets Outlook, said forecast for crude oil is a 29 percent jump from 2016. The energy price forecast assumes...

Trump’s new trade policies may have negative impacts on other economies

In the face of an alarming shift of trade policies of the new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump, some countries are concerned that...

Report proves African Economies new reforms improved business

Sub-Saharan Africa economies carried out a record number of reforms in the past year to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, says...

NBS spokesperson gives a perfect explanation to China’s Economy

Traditional industries are now speeding up their transformation and newly-emerging development is now gaining momentum, the spokesman added. Southeast China’s Guangdong Province was cited as...
emerging economies

China pronounced among top 25 innovative economies

The country's improved performance has notched the 17th place in "innovation quality", an indicator that looks at the caliber of universities, number of scientific...

Gov’t asked to enroll public service workers onto e-zwich system

According to GhIPSS, the e-zwich platform will help to prevent double payments and enable government to clear all ghost names on the payroll system....

1.5% Expansion Made By Eurozone Economy In 2015

In the last three months of the year, they grew 0.3%, compared with the previous three months, according to the statistics agency Eurostat. The 28...

Breastfeeding has beneficial life saving properties – UNICEF

"Investing in breastfeeding has a significant impact on the health of women and children and on the economies of both rich and poor countries,"...
Charles Lowrey

LeapFrog Partners PFI To Access High-Growth Markets In Africa

The partnership which will be managed by LeapFrog, will target investments in life insurance companies in Ghana and other leading economies, including Kenya and...
Economic Africa

East African economies likely to outperform rest of Africa in 2016

PineBridge Investments East Africa Senior Investment Manager, Edward Gitahi, told a media briefing in Nairobi on Tuesday that East Africa has been less impacted...

West Africa Needs a Monetary Zone to Confront Economies

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on member states of the West African Monetary Zone to urgently tackle the economic challenges...

EPA execution delays puts pressure on West African Economies

Dr. Spio Garbrah Trade Minister At least this is the indication from the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah. According to him, although majority...
His Excellency Anthony De Bono

A challenging opportunity for President Mahama

We publish below the full text of a statement obtained by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) from Ambassador De Bono: In preparation for the 10th...

New Rail Technologies Promote Healthy Economies

South Africa and the region are already benefiting from efficiencies and cost savings brought by new rail locomotive technology, and further advances are possible...

Bamboo Finance and Louis Dreyfus Holding Launch Impact Investment Fund

“We are excited to apply an integrated investment approach with a vast network of local expertise for the benefit of smallholder farmers and their...

Ghana needs a new voters’ register

At present, Ghana remains one of the most peaceful countries in West Africa in particular and Africa in general, however, this peace is being...

Sub-Sahara Africa?s economies to see lower growth in 2015 – IMF

The economies of Sub-Sahara African (SSA) African countries will perform quite lower in 2015 than they did in previous years, the International Monetary Fund...
Fuel prices

Falling oil crisis and its effects on the African economy

Impact of the decline in revenue prompts austerity measures in high producing states   By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire   During 2014 many western-based financial publications declared...

Japan invests $29 Billion into economy

Japan aims to give a quick boost to lagging regional economies and low-income households with subsidies, merchan­dise vouchers and other schemes in a...
Dr Obed Yao Asamoah

West African States Cautioned Against EPA

by Justice Lee Adoboe A senior Ghanaian politician has cautioned Ghana and other West African states to be wary of any Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)...

Tanzania?s 2014-2025 energy reform roadmap to success

The Ministry of Energy and Minerals has published an Electricity Supply Industry Reform Strategy and Roadmap for 2014 to 2025   In its recent Investment Policy...
Wildlife Division

Elephants and Rhinos On The Verge Of Being Extinct

Nana Kofi Adu-Nsiah, Executive Director, Wildlife Division of Forestry Commission, says widespread failure of forest governance characterised by illegal trade and logging undermines sustainable...