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Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president calls for actions to restore economy

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called for urgent actions to restore the country's pandemic-battered economy in his State of the Nation Address delivered on...
Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC to focus on defeating COVID-19, rebuilding economy in 2021 – Cyril Ramaphosa,

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African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday night that the party's main focus in 2021 is to defeat COVID-19 and...
domestic bond

We’ve been able to stabilize the economy – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesady said the government has been able to stabilize the economy, exit the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme,...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian leader prioritizes security, economy, combatting corruption in 2021

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday his administration would continue focusing on delivering key strategic priorities under the security, economy and anti-corruption agenda,...
Ghana economy

Projection Of The 2021 Ghanaian Economy

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Following the 2020 elections of Ghana, there is the need for stricter financial planning and discipline at the individual, business and government level. The...
China’s economy

China’s economy enjoys strong resilience

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By Zhao Zhanhui The year 2020 has been a very unusual year of special significance in the history of New China. Not only is the...
First Lady

First Lady appeals to all Ghanaians to vote for President Akufo-Addo

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First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has appealed to all Ghanaian voters, including; first-voters, to put the country first, and vote for President Akufo-Addo on...
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana becoming most digitized economy in Africa – Bawumia

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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says the investments the Akufo-Addo government has made in its digitization efforts have put Ghana on the path...
Ghana economy

Ghana CARES programme launched to revitalise the economy

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The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, on Wednesday officially launched the Coronavirus Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises Support (Ghana CARES) to revitalise businesses and...
Farmer

Small-scale farmers need support to transform economy-MCE

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Mr Aminu Mohammed Zakari, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ayawaso North has called for the support of small-scale farmers to become commercially viable to...
Covid

Philippine economy shrinks for third straight quarter amid Covid

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The Philippine economy contracted for the third straight quarter this year, the first time in 35 years, the government said Tuesday. Gross domestic product (GDP)...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang John Mahama

NDC: Seeks comeback to restore economy

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The huge number of infrastructure developments, the solid economic foundation laid out for the future, with enhanced social activities through prudent governance system under...
Covid

COVID-19, economy, racial inequality among top issues in U.S. presidential election

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The economy, the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice have emerged as top issues for U.S. voters in the 2020 presidential election. Voters ranked the pandemic...

Somali PM vows to intensify fight against corruption, boost economy

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Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said his government will step up its efforts to combat corruption and misuse of state resources. Roble, who toured...
Protesters Nigeria

Ongoing mass protests in Nigeria portend danger to economy – union organization

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The ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria that have forced businesses to close down are a danger to the nation's already poor economy,...
China International Import Expo

Import expo shows trust in China’s economy – expert

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The upcoming third annual China International Import Expo (CIIE) is a demonstration of the confidence countries and enterprises have in the vitality of the...
Joao Lourenco

Angolan president vows to revive economy

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco delivered on Thursday a message on the State of the Nation, in which he highlighted his governance policies and new...
Msmes

Kenya’s small businesses look forward to full reopening of economy

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Before the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kenya in March, John Kimani, who runs a maize milling business south of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, would open...
China’s economy

Namibia’s economy contracts by 11.1 percent in second quarter

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Namibia's domestic economy contracted by 11.1 percent in the second quarter this year compared to a decline of 3.6 percent recorded in the...
NPP NDC

Economy, good governance to decide 2020 elections — Survey

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The performance of the Ghanaian economy, job creation and voters’ perception about, which of the two main leading political parties offers good governance will...

Kenya banking on circular economy to hasten post pandemic recovery

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Kenya will scale up support for youth- and women-led plastic recycling projects in mushrooming urban centers in order to restore livelihoods ravaged by the...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Ghana’s economy contracts 3.2 per cent in Q2 2020 due to coronavirus

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Ghana’s year-on-year economic growth rate contracted 3.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to 5.7 per cent for the same period...
world economy

Argentina bets on domestic spending to revive economy

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Domestic consumption will be one of the main pillars of economic recovery in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Argentine President Alberto...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Uruguay’s economy shows signs of recovery, says finance chief

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Uruguay's economy is showing signs of recovery in the third quarter of 2020 following the economic crisis caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,...
GDP

UK economy continues recovery in July but remains below pre-pandemic levels

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Britain's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded the third consecutive monthly rise in July 2020 but remained far below the pre-pandemic levels, the Office for...
HARARE, March 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses the launching ceremony for the country's preparedness and response plan against COVID-19, in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 19, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday thanked China and other countries for the support they have rendered to Zimbabwe as it steps up its preparedness to combat coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Pushcarts offer lifeline to unemployed Zimbabweans amid sluggish economy

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By Tafara Mugwara Despite early summer scorching temperatures, 23-year-old Given Mandinyenya pushes a cart full of pipes and metal...
Un Plastic Pollution

Kenyan investors underline urgency of plastic ban, circular economy growth

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The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Wednesday voiced opposition to attempts to push for reintroduction of single-use plastics and underscored necessity of...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

World CFOs more upbeat on China’s economy than that of U.S. – survey

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The world's leading chief financial officers struck a more positive tone for China's economic outlook than that for the United States, the first time...
unemployment

Kenya to promote digital economy to boost employment rates

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Kenya plans to promote the digital economy in order to boost employment opportunities in the country, a government official said on Monday. ...
budget

Sweden proposes historic budget for 2021 to restart pandemic-stricken economy

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The Swedish government proposed on Thursday a historic budget that worth over 100 billion SEK (about 11.5 billion U.S. dollars) for 2021 to boost...