The Threats to Recovery
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The Threats to Recovery

William R. Rhodes and Stuart P.M. Mackintosh, NEW YORK – Over the past year, rich-country governments and central banks have provided an unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus to help mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting back to economic normalcy – whatever modified form that takes in 2021 and 2022 – will require […]

Taiwan and Somaliland ICT Partnership Takes Off
Africa ICT

Taiwan and Somaliland ICT Partnership Takes Off

Taiwan and Somaliland have set off their ICT partnership program by signing the E-government Capability Enhancement Project. The project is aimed at enhancing the e-government capability in Somaliland The objective is to improve government network management, establishing the data exchange platform among government institutions, and capacity building and institutional strengthening. It is part of a […]

The COVID Bubble
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The COVID Bubble

Nouriel Roubini, NEW YORK – The US economy’s K-shaped recovery is underway. Those with stable full-time jobs, benefits, and a financial cushion are faring well as stock markets climb to new highs. Those who are unemployed or partially employed in low-value-added blue-collar and service jobs – the new “precariat” – are saddled with debt, have […]

Stanbic National Schools Championship Enhances Youth Empowerment
Africa Jobs & career Opportunities

Stanbic National Schools Championship Enhances Youth Empowerment

Stanbic Bank Uganda has officially launched the 6th annual National Schools Championship (NSC) to be held under the theme “Empowering the job creators of tomorrow with the main focus on agriculture, business innovation and IT Skilling”. The National Schools Championship is Stanbic’s flagship education development initiative aimed at broadening participants’ abilities in applying business principles […]

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana
Africa Investment Tourism

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce its first Radisson Individuals property in Africa, with the signing of Earl Heights Suites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, Accra, Ghana.  Located in Dzorwulu, the property is currently undergoing a full renovation and is on schedule to open within this year. Just 5km from Kotoka International Airport […]

Tax Havens Are Sabotaging the SDGs
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Tax Havens Are Sabotaging the SDGs

Yu Yongding, BEIJING – On September 25, 2015, the world’s heads of state and government unanimously adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a sweeping global blueprint for building a more equitable and sustainable world. But, more than five years later, progress toward the agenda’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals leaves much to be desired. […]

Can America Escape the Stimulus Trap?
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Can America Escape the Stimulus Trap?

Shang-Jin Wei, NEW YORK – As US President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package works its way through Congress, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers (a Democrat) and many Republicans argue that the plan is too big. But perhaps a more important question is whether the United States is falling into a “stimulus trap,” and, if so, how […]