[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Ghana received welcome news last week from the IMF: real GDP growth for the country is projected to reach 5.9 percent in 2017 and 8.9 percent in 2018, following three successive years when the increase was four percent or less. This is but one of several indicators of economic recovery, according to Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade & Industry.
[Guardian] Owerri -South African President, Jacob Zuma, has urged African leaders to invest more in the education African children, saying that that is the surest path to empowering them.
[New Times] Rwanda needs more innovators, job creators and research-based skills that can make an impact in promoting entrepreneurship that can benefit a bigger community on the labour market, Dr. Papias Musafiri Malimba, the Minister for Education, has said.
[Afrexim Bank] Washington, DC -Prof.
[KPMG] As has been widely reported, various allegations have been raised with respect to KPMG South Africa’s work on behalf of the Gupta family and work performed in 2014-2015 on the ‘Report on Allegations of Irregularities and Misconduct’ which KPMG South Africa produced for the South African Revenue Service (SARS report).
[Nation] Social media is a double-edged sword. It can cut both ways, by making you big or destroying your entire future.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s governing African National Congress has got itself into one hell of a pickle. Next week the National Assembly will debate an opposition motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.
[Premium Times] Six governors are set to travel to London to visit Nigeria’s ailing President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday.
[This Day] Abuja -The Canadian Government has announced that it would provide the sum of $27.3million this year to support humanitarian assistance in the North-east region; a larger chunk of it the government believes would impact more on women and girls.
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large U.S. corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1 billion in Africa over the next five years.