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Boko Haram militants kill over 40 farmers in NE Nigerian: official

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More than 40 farmers were killed after Boko Haram militants launched an attack on a village in the northeastern state of Borno, an official...
Dr. Ernest Addison

Ghana keeps policy rate at 14.5 percent as inflation pressure softens

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The Ghanaian central bank announced on Monday the decision to hold its policy rate at 14.5 percent as headline inflation fell to 10.1 percent...
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Protesters attack governor’s convoy in SW Nigeria

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The convoy of Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun State in southwest Nigeria, was attacked by protesters on Saturday in Osogbo, capital of the state,...
Bank of Ghana

Central Bank sees economic growth recovering up to 2. 5 per cent in 2020

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The Bank of Ghana sees an economic growth recovery of up to 2.5 per cent in 2020, underpinned by large fiscal stimulus packages, supportive...
Boko Haram

At least 1,000 displaced persons return home in Northeast Nigeria: governor

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At least 1,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home in Baga, a town in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, after months of displacement...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Governor of U.S. state of Virginia tests positive for COVID-19

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Governor of the U.S. state of Virginia Ralph Northam and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement on Friday. ...
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U.S. Oregon governor to preserve funding for wildfire response

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Governor Kate Brown of the U.S. state of Oregon on Monday said she will veto several line-item appropriations in order to preserve funding for...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

New Jersey governor says he would’ve shut state earlier if Trump not downplay coronavirus...

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Phil Murphy, governor of eastern U.S. state New Jersey said Wednesday he would have shut the state down earlier to curb the spread of...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram to recruit fighters from Nigeria’s IDPs camps – Umaru Zulum

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Umaru Zulum, governor of Nigeria's restive northeastern state of Borno, on Saturday warned that the Boko Haram insurgents are negotiating with fighters from the...
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Formal diaspora remittances into Zimbabwe surge amid COVID-19

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Diaspora remittances continue to play an important role in Zimbabwe's economy, posting a 33 percent increase to 466.2 million U.S. dollars as of July...
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Zambia mulls holding Chinese yuan in reserves

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Zambia's central bank said on Thursday that it was considering holding the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, as one of the currencies in...
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Governor of Nigeria’s southern state tests positive for COVID-19

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The governor of Delta state in southern Nigeria, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus. Olisa Ifeajika, the governor...
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South African Reserve Bank governor warns of another depression

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The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on economy is likely to be like the Great Depression, said South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday. ...
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Nigeria assures investors of forex repatriation amid dwindling oil revenues

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Nigeria on Sunday assured investors of the safety of their investments in the country despite dwindling revenues from the sale of crude oil globally. ...
Nigerian Economy

Nigeria’s economic hub to restart economy with phased strategy

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Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub and epicenter of COVID-19 will restart its economy in a multi-phase manner after weeks of lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak,...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York state to reopen with phased strategy – Andrew Cuomo

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The U.S. state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, Governor Andrew Cuomo...
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500,000 jobs listed online for Texas – Greg Abbott

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U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that nearly 500,000 job openings are currently listed online to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Nigerian military to resume operation against bandits in northern state

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Nigerian troops will resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the northwest state of Zamfara, said Bello Matawalle, the state governor. In...
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Ghana gets Payment Systems Advisory Committee

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Ghana get its first-ever Payment Systems Advisory Committee to guide the Bank of Ghana on regulation and oversight, operational and technical stands of the...
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Scores of Boko Haram fighters killed in NE Nigeria

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Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed during an attack in Damboa town in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said the state governor...
Ernest Addison

Adhere to Corporate Governance Standards – BoG

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Dr Ernest Addison, Governor, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has urged owners and directors of banks and other financial institutions to strictly adhere to...

BoG, IFEJ train journalists on monetary policy operations

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A training workshop on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Reporting has been held for members of the Institute of Financial and Economic to improve...
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CBN Gov canvasses border closure for 2 years, says will wipe out banditry, insurgency

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Mooting border closure for at least two years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says it will decimate insurgency, banditry...
Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison

Policy rate maintained at 16% for the third time

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The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has agreed to maintain the policy rate at 16 per cent for the third time. Addressing...
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New York: Governor Increase Age Tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21

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Governor of U.S. New York State Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal on Saturday to raise the minimum age for tobacco and electronic cigarette purchases...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

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The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...
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...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

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The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...

Okezie Ikpeazu: Could Be That Abia Has Stood Up Again ?…. .(II)

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(Continued) The “Proudly Made in Aba” revolution is not exclusive to Ndi Abia alone, it is open to all Nigerians from all walks of life...
Dr. Ernest Addison

BoG Focuses On Price Stability – Governor

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The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison has said, price stability is a key facilitator to growth and development, thus, there...