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Remittances from migrant workers to families to shoot up to over US$550...

The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F. Houngbo, has hinted that remittances from interna-tional migrant workers to their families...
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Remittances contributed massively to GDP in Africa

Remittances to Sub-Saharan African countries in 2018 contributed substantially to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of these nations, as transfers grew almost 10 per...
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Remittances hold more development prospects for Sub-Saharan Africa – IOM

Africa stands to gain more from remittances than from development aid, Chief of Mission for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Sylvia Lopez-Ekra said...
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Connecting the Remittances Flow is Vital to Development – IOM

Mr Jeffrey Labovitz, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Regional Director for East Africa, on Tuesday said improving and harnessing the flow of remittances could...

Kenya’s financial market eyes diaspora remittances to deepen market

Kenya's capital market is seeking to tap into the growing Diaspora remittances in order to deepen the market, officials said on Thursday. Paul Muthaura, CEO...
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Remittances to Mexico reach record high in 2016

Remittances sent from abroad into Mexico reached a record high of 26.97 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, according to the Central Bank of Mexico...

Bangladesh remittances total US$4.25 billion in July-Oct period

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) official who preferred to be unnamed said the figure for the same period last year was 5 billion U.S. dollars. ...

WorldRemit shares tips on receiving remittances

1. Check that fees are displayed upfront Help your sender to get the most for their money by checking...

Kenya’s remittances up by 8.4 percent

Cash from abroad is a major source of foreign exchange for the import-dependent economy, along with earnings from tea, tourism and horticulture. Kenyans abroad...
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Kenya’s banking sector records improved performance in Q1

Kenya's banking sector recorded improved performance in the first quarter ended March 31, with deposits in commercial banks rising to 25 billion U.S. dollars...
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Remittance flows from Russia to Tajikistan declined by 8.3 Percent

Remittance flows from Russia to Tajikistan last year declined by 8.3 percent compared with 2013, Tajikistan's National Bank said on Wednesday. Of the total remittances...

First Atlantic Bank Holds Breakfast Meeting in Accra

Records on private remittances in Ghana do not cover remittances sent through informal channels, Eric Koranteng of the Balance of Payments Division, Research Department...
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Don’t spend much on ?Ghana Card?-NGO

The World Peace Volunteers, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has added its voice to the call on the National Identification Authority (NIA) not to spend...

Remittances, recruitment and return maximise migration payoffs

Beyond remittances: The untapped resource of Ghanaian Diaspora Mobility is an accepted feature of contemporary society and there is a certain level appreciation of the...

Beyond Remittances: The Untapped Resource Of Ghanaian Diaspora.

Mobility is an accepted feature of contemporary society and there is some appreciation that migration brings added benefits (IOM, 2011) as partner countries and...

6.4% fall in remittances in 2013 first-half for Ghana

 Remittances to Ghana fell by 6.4% during the first-half of 2013, according to the Bank of Ghana. The decline was on a year-on-year basis...

First Half Of 2013 Experiences A 6.4% Fall In Remittances

  Remittances to Ghana fell by 6.4% during the first-half of 2013, according to the Bank of Ghana. The decline was on a year-on-year basis as...

Prostitution in Ghana ? Causes, Effects, Remittances and Solutions

Prostitution is said to be the oldest profession in the world as it is as old as the hills.? It is the practice of...

Barclays Bank Ghana Customers Can Now Remit Cash Using ATM’s

A new remittance software known as SelfServ has been developed by the New York listed NCR Corporation that will enable customers of Barclays Bank...

Remittances, Brain Drain, Microfinance and SMEs?The Impact of Globalisation on the Ghanaian Economy -Part...

4th March 2013 The UNDP (2005) estimates that there are some 906,698 Ghanaian emigrants out there in the Diaspora, forming 4.1% of Ghana?s total population....

Remittances, Brain Drain, Microfinance and SMEs ? The Impact of Globalisation on the Ghanaian...

6th March 2013 The brain drain is the exodus or emigration of professionals from one country to another in search of greener pastures. Ghana is...

WB Says Remittances To Africa Are The World’s Most Expensive.

Remittances to Africa are the world s most expensive. Reducing remittance prices to 5% could mean US$4 billion more in the pockets of Africa...

Foreign Exchange Inflows Into Ghana In 9 Months Reach $13.4b

Remittances have become a very important part of Ghana?s economy. In nine months, between January and September 2012, the total foreign exchange inflows into the...

Developing countries to receive over $400 billion in remittances in 2012, says World Bank

WASHINGTON, Remittance flows to the developing world are expected to exceed earlier estimates and total $406 billion this year, an increase of 6.5 percent...

Pension Remittances: PenCom Clamps Down On Defaulting Employers

Fri, 06/07/2012 ? 1:59am | NSE ANTHONY-UKO Commerce & Industry Business In view of the high level of non-compliance with pension fund remittance by employers...

Airlines Are In Trouble When Debts Pile, Remittances Are Not Made ? Ore

| NKEM OSUAGWU Property Business That an airline would soon run into troubled waters may be difficult to determine based on the normally accepted criteria...

Good policies, remittances to drive Africa’s economic growth to 4.5% in 2012 – Report

Africa’s economic growth will reach 4.5% in 2012, the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2012 projected May 28, 2012 on the back of migrant remittances,...

Remittances through banks in Ghana hit $2.9b first two months of 2012

An amount of $2.9 billion passed through banks in Ghana as remittances within the first two months of 2012. According to the Bank of Ghana...

ZIMBABWE: Deportations rob vulnerable of remittances

Undocumented migrants about to be deported from South AfricaHARARE, 10 February 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Zimbabwean households are feeling the effects of lost...