Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
Though formed by the state, Eskom and Iscor enjoyed very little state support in their infancy. To survive, they had to cooperate with the private sector companies they were meant to compete with.
Why leave a stable monetary zone that enables sustained economic growth of around 7%, at a time when Africa’s overall growth rate is at a 25-year low of 1.6%?
The IMF has increasingly turned its focus to growing inequality worldwide. Ironically, research shows that policy reforms it mandated exacerbated income inequalities.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
A human rights approach offers central banks a new tool for understanding the true costs and benefits of their operations.
It's hoped that this new aviation legal framework will help Ghana to improve its reputation and performance in all sorts of safety and compliance measures.
South Africa's economic reforms of the 1990s were overdone, destroying some industries and thus impacting economic growth and job creation. A re-balancing of industrial policy is called for.
Development should not be pursued at the expense of the very people who helped to create value and meaning in the city.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
The debate about the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank must be located within a clearly articulated political vision and social compact on the kind of society South Africans aspire to.
The abandonment of crop farming fields isn't new. But some researchers say it's accelerated in the last two decades.
Ghana has completed yet another IMF financial assistance programme. Given its long history of living within its means and then blowing the budget again, will it be knocking on the IMF's doors soon?
The Otigba Computer Village shows how businesses in a largely informal market identify new and useful knowledge, apply it innovatively to scale up their operations and increase profits.