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Ghana president says ‘inherited’ debts from predecessor

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Africa, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said Tuesday that he inherited an economy reeling from huge fiscal deficits, rising inflation and...

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Jobless youth – a key challenge

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Economy, Top Stories | 0 comments

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has identified youth unemployment as the most acute and primary economic problem of time. Speaking during...

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Brazil’s poorest region suffers worst drought in a century

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Economy, World | 0 comments

A cow’s skull lies baking in the sun and nearby another dead cow rots, symbols of the desolation gripping northeastern Brazil during...

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Why collusion is bigger than just the banks

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

Competition is generally good for everyone in a market economy; collusion is not. Got something awesome to share with the world? Click...

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China’s huge debt poses big headache for central bank

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Economy, Top Stories, World | 0 comments

Chinese banks lent more money in January alone than the annual GDP of South Africa, as borrowers rushed to take advantage of government...

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Has humankind really “progressed”, in the Enlightenment sense of the word?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Economy, Health | 0 comments

In philosophy, there is a saying, by Hegel, that the owl of Minerva only spreads its wings at dusk. Hence, when we take stock of our...

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