Tag: economy

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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