We did not provide guarantees to IPPs – World Bank

March 2, 2021 The World Bank says it has not provided any financing or guarantees to the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) that signed Power Purchase Agreements with Ghana or the Electricity Company of...

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AfCFTA would be crucial in recovery from COVID-19 – World Bank

January 22, 2021 A World Bank report has re-emphasised the importance of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement in becoming a game changer on the continent, especially, as African...

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World Bank Group supports Ghana’s COVID-19 fight with extra $130 million

November 12, 2020 This additional financing will support Ghana to scale up its efforts to mitigate the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic and to safely reopen its economy. The World Bank Board of Executive...

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World Bank approves US$250 million for establishment of Development Bank Ghana

November 2, 2020 The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on Thursday, October 29, 2020, approved US$250 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support the establishment of the...

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IFC Invests US$5.6bn for private sector development in Africa and the Middle East

July 24, 2020 More than US$500m to address the COVID-19 pandemic IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, committed US$5.6billion to private sector development in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa in...

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World Bank supports jobs, skills development and digital transformation

July 7, 2020 The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$315million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support job creation, skills development and digital...

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Migrant labour shortage hits agric sector in advanced economies – World Bank

June 3, 2020 The World Bank has noted that many developed economies are facing migrant shortage in their agriculture sector. This according to the World Bank Group President David Malpass, poses food...

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G20 countries agree debt freeze for world’s poorest countries

April 20, 2020 Finance officials from the Group of 20 major economies agreed on Wednesday to suspend debt service payments for the world’s poorest countries through the end of the year, a move quickly...

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World Bank Group Supports Ghana’s COVID-19 Response

April 8, 2020 The World Bank is providing $100 million to Ghana to assist the country in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. This $100 million will be made available to the government and the people of Ghana...

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West Africa Stock exchanges integration implementation likely this year – GSE MD

February 14, 2020 The final phase of the integration of key stock exchanges across the West African region to facilitate cross-border listing and region-wide securities trading is likely to take off this...

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