Tag: economy

Why President Barack Obama is one of the best ever

Why President Barack Obama is one of the best ever

| March 8, 2016

By Jeffrey L. Boney NNPA News Wire Columnist President Barack Obama will go down in history, as arguably one of the most successful presidents of the United States. What he has been able to accomplish over his nearly eight years in office is remarkable—especially when you consider the level of obstructionism and racism he has […]

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Ghana’s once golden economy plunges to ‘ground zero’

Ghana’s once golden economy plunges to ‘ground zero’

| August 9, 2014

(GIN)–Expectations of a windfall from the discovery of oil have been dashed by a weakening cedi, with ordinary citizens feeling the pinch. “Prices of ingredients in the market have been changing almost every month,” Anastancia Bokpe, who runs a restaurant in the east Legon suburb of the capital, complained to Reuters. “We are already in […]

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192,000 U.S. jobs in March

192,000 U.S. jobs in March

| April 4, 2014

The economic hole in which we found ourselves a few years ago took a long time to dig. Is it any wonder that it is taking a while to climb out? US economy adds 192,000 jobs in March The US added 192,000 new jobs in March, in line with economists’ expectations, and the unemployment rate […]

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The American Dream lives! But…

The American Dream lives! But…

| December 28, 2013

It’s the current American reality that’s become a nightmare for millions upon millions whose lives, occupations and economic stability once seemed to embody it.

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Black unemployment dips to five-year low

Black unemployment dips to five-year low

| December 28, 2013

The black unemployment rate fell to a five-year low in November, according to the latest jobs report by the Labor Department, but economists saw little to celebrate…

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