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IFC and WASE Agrees To Strengthen Corporate Governance

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and West Africa Regional Stock Exchange, Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières, has today signed an agreement...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

WBG President To Step Down After Over Six Years

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he will be stepping down from his position after more than six years in...
IFC

IFC To Build The Capacity Of 100 Start-Ups To Spur Innovation And Job Creation...

International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more...
IFC

IFC SME finance Forum to Aid Africa US$331 billion SME Finance Gap

Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises have benefited enormously from the revolution in digital finance in the region, and now require more innovation and...
IFC

IFC Launches Africalesase Aimed At Promoting Businesses

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group on Thursday launched the Africalesase, an association that will promote leasing across...
IFC

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...
IFC Women

IFC, SECO Introduce African Leasing Association to Unlock US$80 Billion Market

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today announced the official launch of Africalease, an association that will promote...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana’s Credit Reporting and Collateral Registry Opened

The Bank of Ghana (BoG), in collaboration with the International Financial Corporation (IFC), has launched a one-year financial literacy, Public and Awareness Campaign on...
IFC Women

IFC to Commence Banking on Women programme

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has initiated steps to introduce the Banking on Women Programme, its custom product that supports women entrepreneurs in the...

Warehouse Receipt System Core To Export Diversification

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah on Friday said, the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS)is an integral part of agricultural trade...
AFRICA CEO FORUM

IFC, AFRICA CEO FORUM Team Up to Kindle Africa’s Private Investment

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets, becomes co-host...
electricity

Kenya launches initiative to support energy loss reduction

Kenya's electricity distributor on Friday launched an energy loss reduction initiative in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC). Kenya Power Managing Director Ken Tarus said...

Ghana Home Loans secures approval to operate as a universal bank

Ghana Home Loans (GHL), the nation’s leading mortgage finance provider, has received all the requisite approvals from the Bank of Ghana to commence operations...
SME

Kenya’s private equity raises US$30 million to fund SME

Kenya's private equity fund that is backed by the private sector arm of the World Bank has raised about 30 million U.S. dollars to...
Flowers

World Bank private sector arm to help boost Rwanda’s flower sector

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private sector arm, is partnering with Rwanda to help the East African nation develop its flower...

Cal Bank partners IFC to mobilise deposits at cheaper cost

The Cal Bank has signed an agency agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to deploy agent banks, in a bid to reach the...

IFC And MIGA To Help Ghana Generate Power From Natural Gas

Accra, Ghana, December 15, 2016 IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, today announced the commitment of $517 million in debt and...

Rwanda: CMA And IFC Deliberates On Improving Corporate Governance Practices

The Capital Market Authority (CMA) in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group host a breakfast meeting themed...
Tema shipyard

IFC gives $ 667m towards Ghana’s seaport expansion

It is a deal that is expected to trigger increased trade flows and improved transport links across West Africa. The financing package, for the construction...
Mr Bondzi Quaye, General Secretary, Public Utility Workers Union of TUC

ECG Workers Appeal To President

According to him, the President of Ghana has failed to display his allegiance to the workers of the ECG in their protest against the...

IFC and Ghana’s bourse partner up to generate capital market investment

The partnership is one of the many interventions under the Africa Corporate Governance Program intended to improve business performance. It will also help raise...

Preparation far advance towards Ghana Digital Financial Services Initiative launch

According IFC, the Ghana Digital Financial Services Initiative aimed at advancing financial inclusion in Ghana through the use of new technology and innovative business...

IFC To Help UGBS Update Its Corporate Governance Program

A statement issued by IFC and copied to News Ghana said, Good corporate governance practices help improve business performance and strengthens the broader economy. Under...

IFC And Others Poised To Boost SME Finance Across Africa

Under the agreement, EIB, which is already a key partner in IFC’s Global SME Finance Facility, will join IFC’s existing risk-sharing facility with ETI....
growth

IFC and ACCA to encourage sustainable businesses for Ghana growth

The adoption of improved practices helps strengthen private sector and growth in Ghana’s economy. IFC and ACCA have been working together since 2014 to improve...
World Bank

WB to offer assistance in the establishment of cancer centers

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Investment Officer Josie Muigai told Xinhua in Nairobi that prevention and treatment of cancer is hampered due to a shortage...
hydro-power

Kenyan tea agency to build 7 small hydro power projects

The SHPs are intended to reduce the cost of energy for each tea factory, which currently forms their single biggest cost component. ...
solar

48 firms bid for Zambia’s two solar power projects

The 48 bidders have submitted their applications for the development of two 50-megawatt solar projects, according to a statement released by the Industrial Development...
World Bank

World Bank roots for diversity parity in the boardroom

World Bank on Thursday rooted for more gender parity in Africa's corporate boardrooms. World Bank's private arm International Finance Corporation (IFC)...
solar

IFC and Zambia sign deal to develop two solar power projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed an agreement with the Zambian government for the development of two solar independence power projects, a statement...

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