THE EXTERNAL SECTOR OF AFRICA’S ECONOMY

My co-authored chapter (with Kweku Ortsin) titled “The ECOWAS–EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs): Towards Inclusive Development?” in the book edited by Professor Diery Seck of CREPOL (Center for Research on Political Economy) is out.  The…

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UNDERSTANDING THE GHANAIAN CEDI’S RECENT FALL

While a lot has been written and said about the Cedi’s recent depreciation against Ghana’s major international trading currencies (somewhat reminiscent of the 2014-15 periods), I’d like to offer some additional insights. To understand the…


Media appearances on Zimbabwe’s political crisis, post-Mugabe elections and economic outlook

November 2017 The military was likely to broker a power-sharing deal between Mugabe and former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, country risk analyst at IHS Markit Theophilus Acheampong said. https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/markets/2017-11-20-bonds-weaker-as-market-eyes-zimbabwe-and-credit-ratings-decisions/ Experts speculate that Mugabe will be held as…