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Ghana risks returning to the IMF over high debt – ex-minister

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Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper has revealed that Ghana risked returning to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for support following the rising debt. Mr Terkper...
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World Bank to invest $5 billion in Africa’s drylands

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The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity. According...
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France, World Bank, AfDB pledge $25.5 billion against desertification in Africa

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The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France. The financiers committed...
Business Health

World Bank predicts 4% global economic growth, 1.1% for Nigeria in 2021

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ABS-CBN The World Bank says global economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread...
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World Bank predicts extreme poverty and depressed economies in Africa

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The World Bank has called for rapid COVID-19 action, including a faster vaccination process, to limit the damage to global growth in 2021. In its...
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Trade expert tasks ECOWAS on border laws, policies

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Dr Ken Ukaoha, a trade and economic development advocate, has urged ECOWAS to ensure that trade and border related laws and policies within West Africa...
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Banks pivotal to success of AfCFTA – Ecobank chief

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The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, has said the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will rely heavily on the...
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Ghana ranked fifth in visa openness index

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Ghana ranked fifth and scored 0.875 on the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index with 24 requiring no visa to enter the country, 28 requiring visas...
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UK to enter trade agreements with 14 African countries

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The United Kingdom’s (UK) Department for International Trade says new trade agreements will come into force in January for the UK with 14 African partners...
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Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim’s anti-corruption awards given in Tunisia

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Seven individuals and organisations from around the world were announced as the winners of Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s International Anti-Corruption Excellence...