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5th Democracy Lecture Series at Abuja Leadership Centre

Prof. Magnus Kpakol, the Chairman/CEO of Economic Growth & Development Center was the Guest speaker at the 5th Democracy Lecture Series organized by the Abuja Leadership Centre at the University of Abuja on November 9, 2022, He spoke on the topic “The Purpose of Leadership in a Developing Economy”. According to Prof. Magnus, Leadership is […]

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BEHAVIOR: A MAJOR INGREDIENT OF HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

Behavior is the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others. It is also the way in which a person behaves in response to a particular situation or stimulus (Oxford Dictionary). According to Prof. Magnus Kpakol, CEO –Economic & Business Strategies Ltd, behavioral skills training should be considered as a major part […]

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GSE forges historic partnership with Jamaica Stock Exchange

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) in May 2022 to forge a stronger relationship across the stock markets and the economies of both countries. The GSE was founded in July 1989 and ranks among the 10 oldest Stock Exchanges in Africa. The JSE, […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off With South African Satellites On Board

A SpaceX rocket launch Thursday carried three small South African-made satellites that will help with policing South African waters against illegal fishing operations. Produced at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, the satellites could also be used to help other African countries to protect their coastal waters. SpaceX’s billionaire boss Elon Musk has given three […]

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About Africa Forum at UTDallas (AFUTD)

The Africa Forum at UTDallas (AF-UTD) is a public meeting of individuals and people from academia, businesses, governments and civic organizations that are committed to practical human capital deficiency solutions that can help accelerate the progress of Africa, making the continent more globally integrated for the promotion of its economic competitiveness, with benefits to the […]

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UTD Partnership Takes Quantum Device Manufacturing to Scale

Dr. Reza Moheimani, the James Von Ehr Distinguished Chair in Science and Technology at UT Dallas, and his team designed and fabricated a microelectromechanical systems device, which is mounted on a scanning tunneling microscope tip holder. UT Dallas and Zyvex Labs researchers demonstrated the feasibility of using microelectromechanical systems technology for scanning tunneling microscopy in […]

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About Economic Growth and Development Center (EGDC)

Economic Growth and Development Center (EGDC) is a Non-Governmental consulting, research and knowledge-driven organization with an aim to help raise the level of living globally by strongly engaging the government, business, academia and civil society in collaboration to promote human capital development, poverty eradication, global competitiveness and global partnerships. Consultancy, Training and Research EGDC does […]

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The problem with the Naira by Prof. Magnus Kpakol continued.

The problem with the Naira is complex and complicated for everyone, including those in the Nigerian presidency and the Central Bank of Nigeria. And it is not because they don’t understand it, but mainly because the solutions are mired in an intricate political economy. The sources of the problem with the Naira are many. Nigeria […]

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The problem with the Naira -1 by Prof. Magnus Kpakol

The Central Bank of Nigeria joined a growing list of emerging markets that are counting on digital money to cut transaction costs and boost participation in the mainstream and global financial system. As President Muhammad Buhari declared, Nigeria has become the first country in Africa, and one of the first in the world to introduce […]

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