Prerequisites for a Successful Start-up

Background In recent times, the rate of growth in the number of start-ups has increased substantially. We see young people working very hard and being more entrepreneurial in creating value for themselves and their communities – often by starting their own businesses. Unfortunately most of these businesses die prematurely whilst others remain stagnated and struggle […]

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The Paradigm For a New Ghana

Public Sector Discipline; Private Sector Growth After emerging from the politically, economically, and socially turbulent 1980s, all the major stakeholders in Ghana   appeared to have a clear-minded focus on embedding democracy and the rule-of-law as the basis for the economic transformation of the country.  That task, twenty-six years into the fourth republic appears largely done. […]

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The Audacity to Transform the Economy of Ghana

After 58 years of Ghana’s Independence, the country has failed to deliver consistent and sustained growth with widespread prosperity. Instead the period has seen disjointed economic performance, with short spells of strong growth followed by long periods of poor economic performance and harsh adjustment programmes.   The lack of sustainable strong economic performance has variously […]

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Akufo-Addo inherits ‘hot potato’ economy in ‘very dire state’

Chairman of  consultancy firm Ishmael Yamson & Associates says the Akufo-Addo government must work to quickly generate confidence in the economy because it is in “a very dire state.” “I just want to be very honest, this economy is…in a bad shape. If anybody tells you that there is anything to write home about I […]

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China’s economy grows steadily at annual rate of 6.7%

China’s economy grew at an annual rate of 6.7% in the three months to September, government data showed, a sign that growth is stabilising. The figure was the same rate as the previous two quarters, and was in line with forecasts. The spell of stability will reassure investors after China’s markets and currencycrises earlier this year sparked fears […]

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Oil & Gas to serve as main driver of 2017 economy

Two months to the end of the year, Citi Business News has gathered the Oil and Gas industry is marked to be the main driver of economic growth in 2017. The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is expected to lead the task as the Gye Nyame Sankofa project progresses, as well as oil production at the TEN […]

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