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Standard Chartered issues 1st international yuan-denominated letter of credit using blockchain

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) has recently facilitated the completion of the first international yuan-denominated Letter of Credit (LC) transaction using blockchain, signifying an important...
Coronavirus testing supplies being unloaded at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March.Credit…Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: Debt Cancellation for the World to Survive

May 1, 2020 Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has made an audacious salient call for debt cancellation for low income countries. It was published in...

Women should be given access to credit

Women need to be aided with unimpeded access to credit facilities, to drive their entrepreneurial skills and successfully operate their own businesses, Ms. Ivanka...
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Mahama deserves credit for indigenous gas utilisation – Buah

Former President John Mahama deserves every credit for indigenous gas utilisation and its associated savings and not President Nana Akufo-Addo, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah,...
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Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Aubameyang to score in matchday 7 –

Africa’s best sportsbook maker, is offering a special odd of 10.0 to sports bettors for matchday seven, if last season’s three EPL Golden...

Celebrate Africa’s New Free Trade Agreement: Terminate CFA franc

With the initiation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement on May 30, 2019, now is the time for African nations to finally jettison...
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Upper West Women Farmers to receive credit facilities

An advocacy organisation, House of Liberation for Empowerment (HOLIFE) has given the assurance that women farmers in Upper West will receive credit facilities for...

Police at Adeiso Finds Dead body at Akweeman

The Adeiso Police have found a dead body of a man believed to be 50 years and above in a bush at Akweeman in...
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Asanko Mines project aims to build local businesses capacities

Asanko Mines in the Amansie West District, has launched a business training programme to build the entrepreneurial and managerial capacities of local enterprises in...
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E/R: NDC Presidential Primary on a Smooth Path

Voting in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primary in the Eastern Region has been peaceful. The opposition party is choosing from a list of...

SSNIT Tasked to Implement Computation of Past Credit by End of February

The Forum of Public Sector Registered Pension Schemes on Monday expressed concern over the computation of past credits and gave the Social Security and...

Churches Urged to Support the Poor and The Vulnerable

The General Overseer of the True Faith Church, Ghana, Senior Apostle John Owusu-Achiaw, has called for the church to do more to support the...

DCE promises to provide school with furniture

Mr. Eric Kusi, the Adansi North District Chief Executive (DCE), has pledged to supply 100 mono desks to the Dompoase Demonstration D/A Basic School,...
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Adab Islamic School Students Join Smart Ghana Club

Twenty-two teenage students of the Adab Islamic School at Nima in Accra have been launched on to the Smart Ghana Club to help prevent...

Rwanda distributes laptops to gov’t sponsored students on credit

Rwandan Ministry of Education and Ministry of ICT and Innovation on Monday launched distribution of laptops to government sponsored students at the University of...
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Ofosu Ampofo Criticizes Akufo Addo Over Sekondi Fishing Harbour Project

President Nana Akufo-Addo commissioned the refurbished Albert Bosomtwe-Sam Sekondi Fishing Harbour, at a ceremony in Sekondi, in the Western Region. The Second phase of the...

WB approves US$170 million credit to support Ethiopia’s livestock, fisheries sectors

The World Bank (WB) has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of 170 million U.S. dollars to boost the contribution of the livestock...

Namibian government urged to consider unpopular measures to consolidate finance

A financial services firm on Tuesday urged the Namibian government to consider unpopular measures like reducing government personnel and cutting defense and security expenditure...

CESRUD Empowers 80 Women Groups In U/E

The Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (CESRUD), a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), working at Sumbrungu in the Upper East Region has supported and empowered...

AfDB Okays US$ 3 million Facility for Sierra Leone

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a line of credit (LOC) of US$ 3 million (synthetic local currency...

AfDB Fund Board Okays Credit Enhancement Facility for the Private Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), approved on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in Abidjan credit risk participations in eight loans...
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World Bank approves US$150 million credit for Tanzania’s tourism

The World Bank has approved a 150-million-U.S.-dollar credit for development of nature-based tourism in southern Tanzania, a statement by the Bank said on Monday. The...

IMF approves US$86 Million grant for Madagascar

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Madagascar’s economic performance under a program supported by an Extended...

IMF approves US$666.2m credit facility for Cameroon

On June 26, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) with...
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CICMG Identify Credit Management As Critical To Institutions

Professor Kwame Bosiako Omane-Antwi, the President of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, Ghana (CICMG) says credit management was critical to institutions as it...

Ministry Of Agriculture To Construct Warehouse In Each District

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said 1,000 metric tonne capacity warehouse would be constructed in each of the...

Bisa Kdei Seal Deal With American Rapper Kanye West

Award winning Ghanaian artist Bisa KDe'i has moved to the United States for his tour --- while many believe he made this trip for...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Kenyan small traders face obstacles in accessing credit

Securing credit from financial institutions to sustain and expand businesses is one of the nightmares Kenyan micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have been...
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Mahama Boast Of Ghana’s Economy

President John Dramani Mahama said on Thursday that Ghana’s economy remained second largest in the West African sub-region despite his administration inheriting wobbling economy...

Our Victory Was Gods Doing – SK Boafo

A Former Minister in charge of Chieftaincy Mr Samson Kwaku Boafo, has stated that no one must take credit for the New Patriotic Party’s...