GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Morten Jerven So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better than anyone expected. One of the most anticipated questions was whether the new number would rank Nigeria above South Africa. It...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe Afraid of the impending defeat in the forthcoming elections, the ruling party PDP has imported economic magicians from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics to wet the ground for them in preparation for the 2015 Presidential Elections.  In the next few months Experts in opinion polls from ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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For years South Africa has asserted itself as Africa`s most dominant economy, frequently being touted as the world`s gateway into Africa.  However, its anaemic growth in recent times has seen other African countries rise to the pinnacle of Africa`s economic landscape. At a time when six of the world`...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2014
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My readers will note quickly that this piece is not focused on lamentations, it is not about praise, nor is it an epistle. It is rather about the predictability and authority of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). Given my audience, let me first set the stage. As is true in almost all countries in [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Suzanne Jambo The South Sudanese economy been set back by severe austerity measures for close to two years now; almost since our Independence in July 2011. Much of the real causes of these austerity measures maybe of high(est) speculations, but also not precluding extremely high level of corruptio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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The first quarter of the fiscal year has practically ended, yet Nigeria and Nigerians are yet to know how the approximately $140 million dollars the country earns daily from crude oil sales alone are being spent and how much more is going to be borrowed in our name to provide for services that we can...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Mar 21st, 2013
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Akpah Prince The second speaker on the bill was Nelson Korkor, a young person with a long profile and experience continued with the theme: DEVELOPING YOUR CAREER PLAN AND STRATEGY. 1. STRATEGY In developing what you want to become in future, you need to have a strategy. The word strategy origin was l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Tsehaye Debalkew, Washington D.C., It is heartwarming to learn that significant development gains that Ethiopia has registered over the past two consecutive years implementing the much avowed Growth and Transformation Plan /GTP/ were corroborated and hailed by good wishers far and near recently. It i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 8th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — The ministry of finance and economic development on Wednesday announced that Ethiopia has registered an average of 10% economic growth during the past two years of the five-year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). In a report, state minister Abraham Tekeste said Ethiopia’s econo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Mohammed Nassir MUCH has been said about Ethiopia’s astounding economic development registered in the past ten years. While the vast majority of Ethiopians and many of the country’s development partners in the international community have acknowledged the nation’s economic transformation, our opposit...