Weekly Brief w/c 2/06

Ghana Predicted Fastest Growing Economy in 2019 The IMF predicts Ghana to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2019 estimating that GDP will rise 8.8% this year. This is double the pace of emerging…

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Diaspora Talks with annette abena

I’ve started a podcast! It’s an extension of my blog and where you will hear the interviews and conversations I’ve had with some amazing individuals come to life. Where to listen: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ynSrKNuipQBYzeMOFalC8 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/annetteabena/africans-on-china…

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5 British Ghanaian Entrepreneurs To Watch in 2019 ??

Happy Ghana Independence! Independence celebrations are always an opportunity for Ghanaians around the world to celebrate our culture, to reflect on our history and progress as a nation thus far. This year I wanted to…

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December in Accra

What the season meant for local business owners… Like many of my fellow ‘diasporans’, I’ve just returned from an amazing Christmas/ New Years in Ghana and the ‘holiday blues’ are real. December 2018 seemed to…

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Fintech: The Future of Financial Inclusion in Africa

Source: Poverty-action.org Fintech‘financial technology,’ used to describe new tech that seeks to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services. Just 17% of people in Sub-Saharan Africa have bank accounts. Comparing this to developed economies…

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