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African Economies Make Consistent Progress in Improving Business Regulation, Report Finds

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 23, 2012

Washington, D.C., October 23, 2012A new report by IFC and the World Bank finds that of the 50 economies making the most improvement in business regulation for domestic firms since 2005, 17 are in Sub-Saharan Africa. This years report marks the 10th edition of the global Doing Business report series and over the life of the report, Africa has consistently recorded a high number of reforms. Rwanda particularly stands out as having consistently improved since 2005. A case study in this years report features Rwanda, which since 2005 has implemented 26 regulatory reforms as recorded by Doing Business. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa Challenged to Harness Natural Resources for Inclusive Growth

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 23, 2012

The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 23, 2012/ The 8th African Development Forum (ADF VIII) opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday with a call on African countries to harness their huge natural resources for the benefit of their growing populations.

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Ghana: A Nation Of Greedy, Evil, Dwarf Bastards

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 23, 2012

By Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi. (Voice of Reason), NJ, USA

Power concedes nothing without demand”—Fredrick Douglas.

This is extraordinary and humongous…This is a head- scratching moment!

THE YOUTH OF GHANA SHOULD arise todefend and protect the environment and the nation’s health and its resources.

Yes, the young people of this nation should be screaming from the rooftops of the Parliament House, OSU Castle, District Assemblies and Chiefs’ Palaces across the land right now; for many man -made problems that could have been avoided, or controlled and managed with simple initiatives and empathy. Read the rest of this entry »

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