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President Salva Kiir

South Sudan president replaces finance minister, revenue officials

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday evening sacked finance minister Salvatore Garang Mabiordit and replaced him with Athian Diing Athian. Kiir...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Uruguay’s economy shows signs of recovery, says finance chief

Uruguay's economy is showing signs of recovery in the third quarter of 2020 following the economic crisis caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,...
Cocoa Farmer

Solidaridad supports businesses to access finance for COVID-19 resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all facets of life including the health sector, academia, businesses, and the general socio-economic development of many nations. ...

NCCE urges media to link environmental governance issues to national discourse

Ms. Kathleen Addy, Deputy Chairman, Finance and Administration of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

European bank grants Morocco €300 million loan to finance state companies

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Tuesday granted a 300-million-euro (354-million-U.S.-dollar) loan to Morocco to help finance three state companies to...

Digital finance becomes lifeline during COVID-19 crisis – UN report

A United Nations report launched Wednesday said that digital finance has become a lifeline during the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Deutsche Bank And Iciec Support Cte D Ivoire Build Critical Health Infrastructure

Côte d’Ivoire: Deutsche Bank, ICIEC finance construction of two new regional hospitals

Deutsche Bank is financing the construction of two new regional hospitals as well as five new medical units in five additional hospitals in the...
Early Warning Centre Inaugurated

Early Warning Centre inaugurated

A 10-member Taskforce has been inaugurated by the Vice President to work towards establishing a National ECOWAS Early Warning Centre by July, this year. Members...
Enterprise Group

Enterprise Group announces new senior appointments

The Enterprise Group has announced changes to its Executive Management Team effective May 1, 2020. Daniel Larbi-Tieku, the former Chief Finance Officer, has been...

SenseTime, central bank partner to promote AI technology in finance

China's fast-growing technological company SenseTime has partnered with an institute affiliated with the central bank to promote the innovative research on artificial intelligence (AI)...
the world bank

WB pledges US$250 million to finance public health initiatives in Africa

The African Union (AU) has announced a total of 250-million-U.S. dollar financial support from the World Bank Group to strengthen continental and regional healthcare...

Money recovered from Tanzania’s economic crimes to finance road work – John Magufuli

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Wednesday that money to be recovered from economic crimes will be used to build nationwide road networks. ...

Nigeria seeks to finance major electricity project through FOCAC

Nigeria is seeking to finance a major electricity project in the country through the provision of funds by the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC),...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Finance Minister Says Government Will Review Port Charges

Government is to embark on a comprehensive review of all port charges so that the nation’s ports would be one of the competitive and...
Financing Agriculture

Stakeholders Debate on Agriculture Sector Funding

Stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural sector on Thursday, converged at a forum in Accra, to brainstorm on the best ways to access funding from financial...
Uk Investment

Tamale Airports and Bekwai Hospital Projects to be Sponsored by the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has pledged financial support towards the construction of three major infrastructural projects in Ghana, this year. The Tamale...
united kingdom and ghana government

United Kingdom to finance three major projects in Ghana

The United Kingdom (UK) government has pledged funds to undertake three major infrastructure projects in Ghana this year, the office of the vice president...

ACEP Charges Parliament Not To Approve Any CSR Budget For GNPC

Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has expressed its dissatisfaction on the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation's (GNPC) intent to spend US$ 43.05 million on...
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Mozambican government lacks US$130 million to finance 2019 election

The government of Mozambique is looking for partners to fund the sixth general election in October, for which the government has only 44 percent...

African leaders outdoor new health financing initiative

Africa’s leaders have taken a giant step by launching a new health financing initiative aimed at closing funding gap and achieving universal health coverage. ...

MoC/NCSS To Roll Out National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018

The Ministry of Communications in collaboration with the National Cyber Security Secretariat is set to roll out the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)...

Ghanaian import traders decry killer tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of local currency

Import traders in Ghana have listed high tariffs and exchange rate depreciation of the local currency (Cedi) as the major threats their businesses were...

Uganda resorts to widening tax base to finance national budget

Uganda is resorting to widening the tax base to finance the national budget instead of relying on foreign financing. Matia Kasaija, minister of finance, planning...

Farmers Urge Government to Invest in Tomato Production Research

Tomato farmers in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to government to adequately resource the appropriate research institutions to produce good...
Dusan Vujovic

Serbia’s Financial Minister Steps Down

Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic notified Prime Minister Ana Brnabic on Tuesday of his resignation, with Serbian press soon after naming Belgrade Mayor Sinisa...

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...
MTN Ghana

MTN Ghana Signs Gh¢510 million syndicated loan deal to finance infrastructure expansion

The country's leading mobile telecom network, MTN Ghana, has succeeded in partnering with Nine ( 9) banks to raise GHS 510million locally syndicated facility...

China reiterate commitment to Ghana

Mr Zhou Yuxiao, Ambassador of the Forum for China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), has reiterated China’s longstanding commitment to its relations with Africa, and Ghana,...
Wpid Gyeeda

Counsel for Abuga Pele indicate threshold payment limit to court

Alhaji Sulemana Ibrahim, a Former Deputy National Co-ordinator in charge of Finance of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) has said,...
climate change

Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...