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Saudi Arabia projects 2.3 percent GDP growth in fiscal 2020

Saudi Arabia on Thursday projected its GDP growth at 2.3 percent in the fiscal year 2020, the Saudi Press Agency reported. In...
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Fiscal and monetary discipline led to S&P upgrading of Ghana possible – Finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance asserted here on Monday that strong efforts at monetary policy and fiscal management were responsible for the upgrading of Ghana...

Ghana to issue US$220 million eurobond in 2018

Ghana will enter the global capital market next year to issue a 1-billion-Ghana-cedi (220.7 million U.S. dollars) eurobond, Ghana's finance minister Kenneth Ofori-Atta said...

Ethiopian government says initiative creates over 119,000 jobs in three months

thiopia has created 119,930 job opportunities in the first quarter of the current Ethiopian 2017-2018 fiscal year, a government employment agency has said. Federal Urban...

The Yoruba advance and the planned disruption by the Afenifere

The Yoruba have come a long way since the days of Goodluck Jonathan. Goodluck Jonathan’s government was without a doubt Nigeria’s most anti-Yoruba government...

Ghanaian Officials Share National Agenda With Partners In London

A team of Senior Government Officials, led by the Vice President, are meeting partners in London, Washington D.C and New York to share the...
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Ghana Makes Progress In Implementing 2016 EITI Standard

Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), on Thursday said an EITI report conducted by an Independent Validator has...

Bangladesh eyes record US$51 billion 2017-18 fiscal budget

Bangladeshi Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said the government will request a record 4.20 trillion taka (around 51 billion U.S. dollars) national budget for...

We’ll Put Inplace Tighter Fiscal Policy – Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori Atta has hinted of a “tighter” fiscal policy aimed at resuscitating the country’s ailing economy. “When I look at the...

Govt to Implement Fiscal Stability Act By Close of 2017

Finance Minister Nominee, Ken Ofori Atta has disclosed to Citi Business News government should commence the implementation of the fiscal stability and fiscal responsibility...

NPP Has Capable Men to Handle Ghana’s Fiscal Tests – Economist

With some few days left for the Nana Akufo-Addo government to take up the mandate of governing the nation, some financial observers have called...

Nana Akufo-Addo Vows to Protect Public Purse Through Fiscal Discipline

President-Elect, Nana Addo  Dankwa Akufo-Addo  has stated that he will anchor fiscal  and financial policies to strengthen discipline in the usage of public funds.According...

Angola’s economic performance in check with 2016 Budget

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Angola (“Angola”) (Ba3 / B / B+), is pleased to publish an update on its budgetary...

Royal Gold Posts Q4-16’s Fiscal Data

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD; TSX:RGL) (together with its subsidiaries, “Royal Gold” or the “Company”) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary RGLD Gold AG sold...

Alfred Vanderpuije Fights for Fiscal Autonomy for Accra

Mayor Alfred Vanderpuije For the city of Accra to be counted among renowned cities like New York and London, Ghana’s national capital must be given...

Government to implement “weaning off‟ policy

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance, who made this known to Parliament in his Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government for the...

ICT sector is expected to attract $120m this fiscal year

A phone user using the mobile money service. (File) According to statistics from the Ministry of Youth and ICT presented at the sector’s joint...

Government to face economic challenges in 2016 – IFS

Speaking at a 2016 budget Forum on ‘Making The Most Out of Petroleum Revenues’ organised by the Natural Resource Governance Institute and the IFS,...

Stakeholders urge Ghana to center 2016 budget on fiscal consolidation

Speaking at the budget 2016 forum held Thursday, a former Governor of the country's central bank, Alex Ashiagbor observed the country's growing deficit, and...

IMF Says Ghana’s Fiscal Shortfall Now Stands at 5.3 Per Cent

Finance Minister, Seth Terkper The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Ghana thumbs up for working within the scope of its bailout plan after...

Ghana is disqualified for HIPC

The Graphic Business (GB), therefore, sought some answers from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Here are the responses to specific questions fielded to an...

Buhari Charged to Make Decisions on Devaluation, Deregulation and Fiscal Policies

President Buhari of Nigeria With much attention given to two of the three pillars, security and corruption on which President Muhammadu Buhari was voted into...

Insurance industry still holds a big potential despite the weak economy

INSURANCE The Nigerian insurance industry is expected to grow at 10 percent annually over the next five years, following a favourable demographic structure,even as...

Mining sector struggles under stiff fiscal regime

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Mr Suleman Koney, has raised concerns over the declining nature of exploration activities in...

Ghana reviews its macro-economic targets for the 2015 fiscal year

Government has reviewed the macro-economic targets for the 2015 fiscal year. To this effect, it ?has requested for Parliament?s approval, for an amount of...

Zambia’s Central Bank calls for fiscal adjustments

Zambia's Central Bank has called for further fiscal adjustments that will address revenue shortfalls and rationalize expenditure in view of the current budget deficit,...

Local rice producers need a guaranteed reliable market.

Mr Coleman said the 75 per cent CET will help discourage rice imports and give local producers a guarantee of reliable market. Mr Coleman who...

Oil Exporting Countries Advised To Make Fiscal Policy Adjustments

Nigeria and other oil exporting countries in the Sub-Saharan region have been advised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to make fiscal policy adjustments...

Ghana needs a fiscal responsibility council on economic affairs – Economist

A senior lecturer in the Economics Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Eric Osei Assibey has called for the establishment of an...

IMF hails Seth Terkper?s fiscal adjustment and deficit reduction strategies

Seth Terkper The Director for the African Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Antoinette Sayeh has hailed the fiscal adjustment and deficit reduction...