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IMF concludes review in Chad, approves US$312.1m extension

On June 30, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for...

AfDB mourns late Diretor Tonia Kandiero

It is with great sorrow that the management of the African Development Bank announces the death of Dr. Tonia Kandiero, Director-General of the Southern...

IMF approves US$86 Million grant for Madagascar

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Madagascar’s economic performance under a program supported by an Extended...

AfDB appoints Lucretia Dibba-Wadda as new Human Capital Director

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced the appointment of Ms. Oley Lucretia Clara Dibba-Wadda as Director of Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development...

Whistle blowers expose N54.25bn fraud at WEMA Bank

A band of crime fighters have blown the lid off a banking scam perpetrated by the management of WEMA Bank PLC. A 2016 gross earnings...
World Bank

World Bank opens applications for Young Professionals Program

World Bank has announced that applications for its Young Professionals Program is open to all interested persons. Read full statement below: We are glad to...

IMF conclude economic talks with Seychelles

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Seychelles.   Macroeconomic performance continued to be strong in 2016. Economic...

Ivory receives green light from IMF to disburse US$899.2 million EFF grant

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has successfully completed the first reviews of Cote d’Ivoire economic program supported by three-year arrangements...

MasterCard Foundation launches rural innovation challenge

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) today launched a new competition to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products...
Photo taken shows a passerby walking in front of the Poland branch of the Bank of China in Warsaw, the country’s capital city. Officially started operation on June 6, 2012, the bank has had full access to the financial market of Poland, providing high-quality financial services for Chinese and Polish clients from the industrial, commercial and financial sectors as well as for individual customers. Its services include deposit, loan, remittance of local and foreign currencies, foreign exchange transactions, trade finance, and guarantee, etc. The branch is the first Chinese bank officially operating in Poland. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency)

China’s Banking Regulator pledges more assistance towards Belt and Road Development

China’s banking regulator vowed more supports to the Belt and Road development, saying that the banks and financial institutions are encouraged to offer more...

President Optimistic About Ghana’s Banking Sector

President Akufo Addo has reiterated his commitment to turnaround the country’s economic fortunes and expand the financial sector. He admits that his administration comes at...

Nigeria must consider joining the Bitcoin evolution – Adaelu

Amidst the various arguments posited by different economic experts on how to get Nigeria out of one of its longest recession in history, a...

Ghana And Russia Strenghtens Economic Cooperation

For nearly six decades, Ghana and Russia have had an excellent diplomatic relations and still looking to build a stronger economic cooperation. In this...
UMB

UMB Focused On Creating Value For Customers

UMB has launched instant visa cards to customers to transact their businesses within minutes of issuance. Coming on the heels of an impressive financial performance...

16th GBA : 33 Banks Up for Fierce Competition

Thirty-three banks are expected to compete for this year’s Ghana Banking Awards(GBA) scheduled for July 8, 2017.In all, the banks will compete for 17...
The Oil industry

Ghana Must Take In Interest In Industralization

No meaningful nation building could go on without taking a keen interest in the process of industrialization. Indeed the human society has advanced because certain...
WaterAid Ghana

Water Aid Ghana Increase Water Access In 5 Districts

The Intervention by Water Aid Ghana, has led to an increased access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in five districts across the...

Exporters Schooled On Trade Finance

Energy Bank Ghana has schooled a number of exporters on the features, requirements, utilisation of trade finance lines and among other trade products that...

Nairobi bourse trading rises on telecom, banking and energy shares

Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose Thursday to 5.1 million U.S. dollars from 2.7 million dollars boosted by rise in trading of...

Ghana’s Banking Sector Suffocates From Economic Indices

Dzifa Amegashie, Head of Investor Relations at CAL Bank, has indicated that a lot of economic trends and indices, which are quite high, have...

BoG Announce Strict Changes in Banking Operations

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is expected to introduce some strict reforms to check the operation of commercial banks and financial institutions in...

Investment banking sector ‘may be fully open’

China is reportedly considering whether to allow Wall Street banks to establish wholly owned investment banking businesses on the mainland, a move analysts said...

CCB acquires commercial banking license in Malaysia

State-owned China Construction Bank (CCB) had acquired a commercial bank license from the Malaysian Ministry of Finance, the country's central bank Bank Negara Malaysia...
Ecobank

Ecobank Introduces New Banking Mobile App

Ecobank (Ecobank.com) has launched the Ecobank Mobile App, an instant and convenient way of banking via the mobile phone. It is the first unified...
mobile money

“Mobile Money” – a gift to the Banking industry

Much has been said about the role of mobile money in an economy such as Ghana's. Since its advent onto the scene some seven...
Mike Nyinaku

Mobile Money Poses No Threat to the Banking Sector – Nyinaku

This assertion was made during a pre-event interview he granted the media during the recent Ghana Economic Forum, where Mr. Nyinaku was a guest...
Bank of Ghana

BoG warns against creating panic in banking and finacial markets

He indicated that the financial markets “are very responsive” and that any misinformation could trigger panic that could potentially throw the markets into...
The 2016 Group of Executive Trainees

Access Bank receives executive trainees from Banking School

Numbering more than 36, the young graduates were selected across the country’s top universities to undergo a four-month rigorous training across all the banking...
Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Bank Acquires A Banking License to Operate in Côte d’Ivoire

The Group opened a Representative Office in December 2013, signalling a drive towards establishing a presence in Francophone West Africa, and is now gearing...
Mr Socrates Affram, Chief Finance Officer addressing the customers

New Weija Branch Of GCB Unveiled

Mr Socrates Affram, the Chief Finance Officer of the Bank, said GCB has the widest branch network in the country, with a presence in...