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Prof Gatsi Advises Gov’t to Listen to the Concerns of suffering Ghanaians

Accra, Ghana, September 25, 2018//-A renowned economist and Professor at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), John Gatsi, has advised the current managers of the Ghanaian economy to be humble enough to provide solutions to the concerns of the suffering citizens rather than casting invectives on them.

World Bank Approves $30 Million IDA Credit for Ghana

Washington, USA, September 24, 2018// – The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support the Government of Ghana strengthen its financial sector stability and improve inclusiveness for users of formal financial services and the financially excluded, particularly women, rural communities and farmers.

Norway increases contribution to EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

So far this year, about 86 000 migrants have come to Europe from Africa Oslo, Norway, September 24, 2018/ — The loss of thousands of lives on the journey across the Sahara and the Mediterranean is a terrible tragedy.

MultiChoice Talent Factory: Ready To Welcome First Batch of Students

September 24, 2018//-Ahead of the official opening of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy this weekend in Lagos Nigeria, all indications form the Academy directors give the all clear and eagerness to admit the first batch of sixty students from all over Africa to start their one-year hands on training.

AfDB Report: Opportunities for Investment in Africa Outweigh the Obstacles

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, September 24, 2018/ — Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank.

The New Scramble for Business in Africa, in a Nutshell

September 24, 2018//-A Turkish company is generating part of Ghana’s power supply. Another one just this month finished a flashy new terminal at the country’s international airport.

Donors Announce Major Push to Generate Funding for 800 Million Smallholder Farmers

New York, USA,  September 24, 2018//—In an unprecedented effort to harness the power of data for the world’s 800 million poor farmers, a coalition of donors and low-income countries pledged today to seek significant funding to collect a massive amount of information, farm by farm, across 50 countries by 2030.

Ghana Maintains Policy Rate on Account of Exchange Rate Depreciation

Accra, Ghana, September 24, 2018//-The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has maintained its policy rate 17% for second time, citing disinflation pressures, second round effects of the recent increases in petroleum prices, exchange rate depreciation, effects of recent increases in taxes, and pick up in global inflation and effects of […]

That Sinking Feeling; More Dead in Lake Victoria

September 23, 2018//-For a fleeting few days, perhaps even weeks, the mounting body count from the MV Nyerere disaster – officially more than 200 – is likely to focus attention of the lack of maritime safety in East Africa.

No Time to Waste: What Plastics Recycling Could Offer

September 23,2018//-Plastics waste is hurting the chemical industry as well as the environment. By taking the lead on recycling, chemical players could add a new dimension to the industry and help solve the problem.

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