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Pension issues must be handled by Labour Ministry, not Finance – CLOGSAG

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG), says the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations is the legitimate body to handle pension...
green investment

Berlin hosts EU-Africa Green Talk to share development solutions

· Dialogue between European Investment Bank, Portuguese Embassy in Berlin, financial community and development stakeholders confirms importance...
Takoradi Market circle

Parliamentary select committee inspects work at Takoradi Market circle

The Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Local Government, Science, Environment and Technology, Finance and Works and Housing on Tuesday, paid a working visit to...
Adu Koranteng

Adu Koranteng Writes: Ghana Needs Debt Service Suspension

The debt to Gross Domestic Product (DBT/ GDP) currently is around 76 percent according to figures released by the government of Ghana though this...

SEND GHANA calls for dedicated budget to finance epidemic preparedness

SEND GHANA, a subsidiary of SEND Foundation of West Africa, has called on the Ministry of Finance to set aside a dedicated budget to...
Kenya's housing sector

Kenya disburses US$25 million to finance affordable housing

The Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC), a public-private partnership firm on Thursday disbursed 2.75 billion shillings (25 million U.S. dollars) to finance affordable housing. ...

Tanzania secures grant to finance power interconnection project with Zambia

Tanzania on Tuesday signed a 31.5-million-U.S.-dollar grant agreement with the French Development Agency (AFD) for financing the implementation of the Tanzania-Zambia power interconnection project....
Ministers Housing

Finance, Housing Ministers visit affordable housing sites in Tema

The Ministers of Finance and Economic Planning, and Works and Housing, have paid a working visit to two affordable housing project sites near...
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Signing of Collective agreement for teachers, a testament of good faith – Dr Prempeh

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education has re-echoed that the signing of a collective bargaining agreement between teacher unions and its stakeholders was...
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...
Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)

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)...