Ghana:’Most Business-Friendly’ Investment Destination Is Our Goal – Trade & Industry’s Kyerematen

[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.

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Rwanda:KIM-University Graduates Tipped on Job Creation

[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.

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South Africa: Scandal Over Zuma’s Friends Brings Down SA Leaders of Top Global Firm

[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).

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Nigeria: Canada Announces U.S.$27.3 Million Humanitarian Aid for North East

[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.

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Africa: Expanded Engagement for Caterpillar – Boosting Sales & Alleviating Poverty

[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.

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