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WB pledges US$250 million to finance public health initiatives in Africa

The African Union (AU) has announced a total of 250-million-U.S. dollar financial support from the World Bank Group to strengthen continental and regional healthcare...

Money recovered from Tanzania’s economic crimes to finance road work – John Magufuli

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Wednesday that money to be recovered from economic crimes will be used to build nationwide road networks. ...

Nigeria seeks to finance major electricity project through FOCAC

Nigeria is seeking to finance a major electricity project in the country through the provision of funds by the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC),...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Finance Minister Says Government Will Review Port Charges

Government is to embark on a comprehensive review of all port charges so that the nation’s ports would be one of the competitive and...
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Stakeholders Debate on Agriculture Sector Funding

Stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural sector on Thursday, converged at a forum in Accra, to brainstorm on the best ways to access funding from financial...
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Tamale Airports and Bekwai Hospital Projects to be Sponsored by the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has pledged financial support towards the construction of three major infrastructural projects in Ghana, this year. The Tamale...
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United Kingdom to finance three major projects in Ghana

The United Kingdom (UK) government has pledged funds to undertake three major infrastructure projects in Ghana this year, the office of the vice president...

ACEP Charges Parliament Not To Approve Any CSR Budget For GNPC

Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has expressed its dissatisfaction on the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation's (GNPC) intent to spend US$ 43.05 million on...
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Mozambican government lacks US$130 million to finance 2019 election

The government of Mozambique is looking for partners to fund the sixth general election in October, for which the government has only 44 percent...

African leaders outdoor new health financing initiative

Africa’s leaders have taken a giant step by launching a new health financing initiative aimed at closing funding gap and achieving universal health coverage. ...

MoC/NCSS To Roll Out National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018

The Ministry of Communications in collaboration with the National Cyber Security Secretariat is set to roll out the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)...

Ghanaian import traders decry killer tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of local currency

Import traders in Ghana have listed high tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of the local currency (Cedi) as the major threats their businesses were...

Uganda resorts to widening tax base to finance national budget

Uganda is resorting to widening the tax base to finance the national budget instead of relying on foreign financing. Matia Kasaija, minister of finance, planning...

Farmers Urge Government to Invest in Tomato Production Research

Tomato farmers in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to government to adequately resource the appropriate research institutions to produce good...
Dusan Vujovic

Serbia’s Financial Minister Steps Down

Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic notified Prime Minister Ana Brnabic on Tuesday of his resignation, with Serbian press soon after naming Belgrade Mayor Sinisa...

IFC to use leasing to deepen access to finance for Africa’s development

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), private sector investment wing of the World Bank, pledged here on Thursday to support African countries through a further...
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MTN Ghana Signs Gh¢510 million syndicated loan deal to finance infrastructure expansion

The country's leading mobile telecom network, MTN Ghana, has succeeded in partnering with Nine ( 9) banks to raise GHS 510million locally syndicated facility...

China reiterate commitment to Ghana

Mr Zhou Yuxiao, Ambassador of the Forum for China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), has reiterated China’s longstanding commitment to its relations with Africa, and Ghana,...
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Counsel for Abuga Pele indicate threshold payment limit to court

Alhaji Sulemana Ibrahim, a Former Deputy National Co-ordinator in charge of Finance of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) has said,...
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Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...

Students Advised To Identify Strengths And Weaknesses

Mrs Doris Ahiati, the Country Manager, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Ghana, has called on tertiary students to link their career choices to...

Women Urged Not To Make Themselves Vulnerable

Ms Charlotte Baidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Women’s World Banking Ghana, has called on African women to empower themselves. “Women should use opportunities available to...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Minister of Lands Outlines Climate Mitigation Interventions

Mr John Peter Amewu, Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has said Ghana has committed itself in implementing a number of interventions...
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EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...

Odebrecht Engineering Wins CSR Engineering Company Of The Year

Odebrecht Engineering and Construction International, a global organization and a very socially-responsible corporate citizen, has won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Engineering Company of...

3 Years REDD+ Project Ends

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended after three years of its implementation in the country. The Project which was launched...
United Bank for Africa (UBA)

Managing Director Of UBA Adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance

Mrs Abiola Bawuah, the Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana Limited, has been adjudged Woman of Excellence in Finance as...
Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Sustainability Of National Pension Scheme At Risk

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), on Tuesday, cautioned against the opting out of some public sector institutions from...

Skye Bank’s liquidity is stabilized, MD says

Skye Bank’s liquidity position and prime brokerage deposits have stabilized in recent weeks as it has successfully implemented cost management initiatives which has enhanced liquidity...
Christine Lagarde

IMF grants US$16.3 to Central African Republic

On July 17, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement...