Category Archives: Africa

IMF Report: Ghana To End 2016 With A Surplus

10 Highlights of The Recent IMF Review Ghana government to run a surplus for 2016: Adding that government is projected to run a larger primary surplus than previously projected.  This from a public finance perspective simply means that, tax revenues

IMF Report: Ghana To End 2016 With A Surplus

10 Highlights of The Recent IMF Review Ghana government to run a surplus for 2016: Adding that government is projected to run a larger primary surplus than previously projected.  This from a public finance perspective simply means that, tax revenues

3 Approved Immigration Policies that Could Benefit Many Illegal Immigrants from Africa…

Many of the Africans, who are currently living in the U.S. illegally, should no longer be living under those conditions due to a few policies that President Obama pushed through using his Executive Powers. Many of the African immigrants simply

3 Approved Immigration Policies that Could Benefit Many Illegal Immigrants from Africa…

Many of the Africans, who are currently living in the U.S. illegally, should no longer be living under those conditions due to a few policies that President Obama pushed through using his Executive Powers. Many of the African immigrants simply

Economic Report: The State of the Cedi

Introduction: In this currency status report, I will discuss the negative and positive factors that are currently impacting the Ghanaian economy in plain language devoid of economic jargon as much as possible. The Ghanaian economy, especially its Cedi, has come

Economic Report: The State of the Cedi

Introduction: In this currency status report, I will discuss the negative and positive factors that are currently impacting the Ghanaian economy in plain language devoid of economic jargon as much as possible. The Ghanaian economy, especially its Cedi, has come

Trade Analysis: Chinese Trade and Assistance to Africa

China has spent nearly $100 billion in African projects over the last decade — and Jane Goodall is not impressed. Between 2000 and 2011, China spent more than $73 billion investing in natural resources, mines, oil wells and other projects

Trade Analysis: Chinese Trade and Assistance to Africa

China has spent nearly $100 billion in African projects over the last decade — and Jane Goodall is not impressed. Between 2000 and 2011, China spent more than $73 billion investing in natural resources, mines, oil wells and other projects

Fishing and Agriculture Sector Risk Analysis Report: Excessive Catches by Chinese Vessels Depleting West Africa Incomes and Ecosystems

Background Chinese fishing fleets, driven by plummeting catches close to home, are flocking to distant West African waters, where they engage in ecologically ruinous bottom trawling, subterfuge and other illegal activities that threaten marine resources in a region already under

Fishing and Agriculture Sector Risk Analysis Report: Excessive Catches by Chinese Vessels Depleting West Africa Incomes and Ecosystems

Background Chinese fishing fleets, driven by plummeting catches close to home, are flocking to distant West African waters, where they engage in ecologically ruinous bottom trawling, subterfuge and other illegal activities that threaten marine resources in a region already under

Agribusiness Sector Report: Positive New Developments in the Ghana Agribusiness Sector

President John Mahama has inaugurated a GH₵50 million tomato-processing factory at Tema that will serve the local market and also feed neighboring West and Central African countries. The magnificent state-of-the-art facility has a generating capacity of 30,000 metric tons per

Agribusiness Sector Report: Positive New Developments in the Ghana Agribusiness Sector

President John Mahama has inaugurated a GH₵50 million tomato-processing factory at Tema that will serve the local market and also feed neighboring West and Central African countries. The magnificent state-of-the-art facility has a generating capacity of 30,000 metric tons per

Economic Outlook Analysis: The Ghana Economy August Outlook

Introduction   The Central Bank will resume its liquidity program of injecting 20 million dollars daily or weekly as needed by the marketplace. This will help the cedi further appreciate against the dollar. Some economists are also arguing that the

Economic Outlook Analysis: The Ghana Economy August Outlook

Introduction   The Central Bank will resume its liquidity program of injecting 20 million dollars daily or weekly as needed by the marketplace. This will help the cedi further appreciate against the dollar. Some economists are also arguing that the