Debt repayment relief saves Kenya $912 million Kenya saved Sh99.73 billion in deferred repayments for its external debt for the year ended June following a deal with several rich nations, lifting pressure on its thin domestic revenue collection. Fresh Treasury data shows expenditure on servicing external loans amounted to Sh234.59 billion, a drop of 29.83 percent compared to Sh334.32
Professor of economics at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Professor Peter Quartey has stated that the establishment of the National Development Bank will have no positive impact on the growth of the economy if government fails to apply proper business management in its operations. The establishment of the bank which has
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The demographic profiles of countries like Kenya, where a high percentage of people are young, would suggest that it’s swiftly renewing its workforce with fresh talent. But this doesn’t seem to be the case. We conducted a study in a public sector organisation three years ago. We found that the bureau had an ageing workforce.
American credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings, has projected Ghana’s interest payments on debts to increase to 53 percent of total revenue this year. Interest payments Fitch however notes, will fall by 3 percentage points reaching 50 percent of total revenue in 2022. The projected interest payments for 2021 when compared to 2019’s interest payments of
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, is urging government to use the 2022 budget to reset fiscal policy and create a more credible path towards medium term fiscal sustainability. According to him, this is crucial to accelerate financial stability for the country. Speaking at the 10th edition of the Ghana Economic Forum
Former Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper, has said revenue projections for Ghana over the medium term fall below the 17.8 percentage points total revenue of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) attained in 2015. According to Mr Terkper, total revenues as a percentage of GDP attained over the medium term will be in the region of 16
Deputy Finance Minister-designate John Kumah has conceded that the Energy Sector Levy Act (ESLA) introduced by former Finance Minister Seth Terkper during the Mahama administration, has been helpful to the Akufo-Addo government in clearing a lot of energy sector-related debts. Now known as ESLA PLC, the company’s key objective is to resolve the energy sector
The African Development Bank is set to launch a comprehensive five-year Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa (SEGA). This was disclosed by AfDB in a statement seen by Nairametrics. According to AfDB, the strategy will serve as the Bank’s operating manual for fostering public sector effectiveness at national and sub-national levels by stimulating structural transformation
The Fifth Edition of the annual Lagos Small Business Summit organized by SME100Africa in commemoration of the Global Entrepreneurship Week was held virtually with an outstanding attendance of inquisitive entrepreneurs who registered in their thousands looking for relevant tips, skills, and knowledge about business in Nigeria. The event was chaired by Mr Charles odii the