Home » Posts tagged with » growth
Rwanda Registers Fastest-Growing Economy in Africa

Rwanda Registers Fastest-Growing Economy in Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – Rwanda’s general economic environment was characterised by several upward and downward spirals that were nonetheless kept within control limits. Growth and development was normal, but most importantly, Rwanda maintained its position as a leading investment-friendly destination in Africa.

Trade Among African Countries Essential to Sustainable Growth

AFRICANGLOBE – Marking Africa Industrialization Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today flagged the role that trade among African countries play in achieving sustainable, inclusive and equitable growth in the continent, and called for its expansion by lowering trade constraints. “African economies are among the fastest growing in the world, yet intra-regional trade accounts only for 10 per cent […]

Continue reading …
With Impressive Growth, Half of Africa Now Middle Income

AFRICANGLOBE – Out of the all the countries in Africa, nearly half of them are considered middle-income countries based on the per capita income of their citizenry—a number that grows with each year as the African continent continues to be the second fastest growing region in the world behind Asia. Granted, the standard set by […]

Continue reading …
Ethiopia Sees Economic Growth at 11%

Ethiopia’s economy is expected to maintain a growth rate of 11 percent in 2012/2013, newly-appointed premier Hailemariam Desalegn said on Tuesday, predicting a slump in crippling inflation rates that have plagued the country in recent years. “Our economy has grown by a growth rate of over 11 percent in the past few years and we […]

Continue reading …
Transport ‘A Pillar of African Growth’

The African continent needs an efficient transport system to help it achieve its growth and development objectives, says South Africa’s Transport Minister Ben Martins. “There is no doubt that an effective transport system is the pillar of growth and development in Africa,” said Martins at the official opening of the 2nd Congress of the African […]

Continue reading …
Uganda Leads Africa in Tourism Growth

Uganda is now ranked top in tourism industry growth in Africa, the secretary of tourism in the Kenya ministry of tourism, Dr. Nelson Githinji has said. According to the 2011 tourism review in Africa, Uganda’s tourism sector grew by 25% in 2011 while that of South Africa and Tanzania realized growth of 21% and 13.4% […]

Continue reading …
Nigeria: The World’s Next Economic Giant

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. Peter Drucker Peter Drucker the management expert in his book the practice of management wrote that “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship, the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth. Management must always, […]

Continue reading …
African Growth ‘Depends On Inclusion’

African countries will have to create more equitable and inclusive societies, especially in terms of education and spatial urban planning, if they are to enable faster development, says South African National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel. Addressing the Planning Africa Conference in Durban on Monday, Manuel said it was necessary to achieve these interventions on a […]

Continue reading …
Ethiopia’s Ruling Party Discusses Growth Targets

Ethiopia’s ruling party, Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary democratic Front (EPRDF) Tuesday called for an extraordinary session, to review the state of the economy amid indications that its growth targets may have too ambitious. The EPRDF executive committee is expected to review the implementation of the Growth and Transformation Plan, and evaluate its performance during 2011/2012 fiscal year. The […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 7123Next ›Last »