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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