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COVID-19 adds emotional, financial burden to Syrian families with start of school

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by Hummam Sheikh Ali Instead of helping her son review the lessons, Rania al-Halabi now spends time teaching her...
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American families feel financial pinch from COVID-19 pandemic

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At least half of the households in the four largest cities in the United States have experienced job losses or salary cuts since the...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

GCC stock markets in financial, real estate sectors most impacted by COVID-19 – report

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The year 2020 has been difficult for stock markets and companies in financial and real estate sectors for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries due...
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Kenya to mainstream COVID-19 emergency financial sector regulatory measures

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Kenya should mainstream emergency financial sector regulatory measures implemented in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic into the regulatory framework to prepare the sector...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s financial inclusion hits 83 percent – report

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The national access to financial inclusion in Kenya has hit 82.9 percent, an improvement from 26.7 percent in a decade, a new report released...
BEIJING, July 11, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 3, 2020 shows the research center of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on the "AIsland" of Zhangjiang Science City in Pudong New Area, east China's Shanghai. TO GO WITH XINHUA HEADLINES OF JULY 11 (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

Bank of China, Alibaba, Ant Financial establish partnership

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Bank of China (BOC) on Monday signed a strategic cooperation deal with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and fintech firm Ant financial to develop a...

PWDs in Bawku trained on financial and business management

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About 150 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Bawku Municipal area have received training on financial and business management to assist them set up...
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Financial Investors asked to find expert advice

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Mrs Cecilia Dapaah, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, has cautioned potential investors to seek expert advice before investing in the financial space...
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Bongo Rural Bank Supports Women Financially

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About 680 women in 34 groups have received financial support from the Bongo Rural Bank to help grow their businesses. The women who are into...
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Ghanaian Local Companies to Receive Financial Support from Germany

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Dr Gerd Muller, a German Federal Minister, has expressed his country’s commitment to collaborate with Ghana to provide financial solutions to local companies who...
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Digitising the financial space is vital to achieving SDGs

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Mr Roterice Ayeh, Credit Risk Manager at the ARB Apex Bank has stressed the need for Microfinance institutions to take advantage of digital revolution...
vegetables

Ghana to benefit from horticultural production

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Ghana is to experience a boost in horticultural production and exports with the launch of the Exporter-Out grower financial product under the ‘’Access to...
GFA

GFA Normalisation Committee Seeks the Services of a Financial Consultant

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA), Normalization Committee on September 13, 2018, has engaged the services a financial consultant to undertake a forensic audit on...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Presidents calls thorough checks on financial institutions

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has advised Ghanaians to conduct thorough background checks on micro-finance institutions before doing business with them to avoid losing...
Bank of Ghana

Dr. Addison Says BoG Will protect Ghana’s financial market

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The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, has observed that the rolling out of the Mobile Money Interoperability Payment System...
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Ghana Stock Exchange Index Falls

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The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Financial Stock Index lost 0.5 per cent to close trading on Tuesday’ session at 3,130.9 points thereby forcing the...
Left-behind children, whose parents have left rural areas to become migrant workers in towns or cities, enjoy their free lunch in the school canteen in central China’s Anhui province. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

In 2017 China extended financial assistance to 96 million Chinese students

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China provided financial support for 95.9 million students including preschool children in 2017,or 1877 yuan (297 dollars) every student , according to data released...
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Acquaint yourself with the law – Lawyer Jantuah urged Financial and Economic Journalists

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The Vice Chairman of the Public Interest and Account Committee (PIAC), Kwame Jantuah has urged Finance and Economic Journalists to acquaint themselves with the...

Black Cranes present medals to brand owners of Indomie

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The Black Cranes – the national weightlifting team, paid a courtesy visit to De United Foods Industries Ltd (DUFIL), the brand owners of Indomie,...

GIPC seeks to be an anchor of Ghana’s investment

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The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) would be in the long-term transformed into an economic development agency to create its operational efficiency, Mr Yofi...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

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Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...
banking

Ghana gov’t urged to engage banks in rural development programmes

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Mr. Stephen K. Bedu, General Manager of the Akyempim rural bank in the central region has said the country`s rural development programmes cannot achieve...
Tax

GRA engage stakeholders in order to meet 2017 target

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The Small Taxpayers Office (STO) and the Medium Taxpayers Office (MTO) of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in the Volta Region are engaging institutions...
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Amansie West Rural Bank support farmers’ day celebration

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The Amansie West Rural Bank has donated assorted items to three district assemblies in support of this year's farmers' day celebration. The beneficiaries are Amansie...
SEND Ghana

Ghana gov’t asked to pay attention to children protection

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SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to pay attention to social and children protection issues in the 2018...

Minister Calls For Gender Responsive Budgets To Eradicate FGM

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Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Friday appealed to African governments to improve upon their national budgets...

Stanbic Bank Ghana Recognize As Best Private Bank

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Stanbic Bank Ghana has been named the Best Private Bank in Ghana at the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in London. The award...

Gov’t Assures Ghanaians Of Equal Opportunities

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday, presented the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the Government to Parliament with the...

African Journalist Charged To Espouse Limitless Possibilities In Africa

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday called on African journalist to change the externally-generated image of the Continent, and espouse the limitless possibilities...

Former President Commends Author Of “Conversations with My Father”

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Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has encouraged young Ghanaian and African writers to write books that would help shape the thinking and perceptions of...