Ghana topples South Africa as continent’s leading gold producer

May 14, 2019 Ghana has become the largest gold producer in Africa, toppling South Africa in a recent data released by the World Bank. The data said Ghana exported 158 tonnes of gold in 2018, about 15...

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World Bank gives $200m to Ghana, others to boost power supply

April 30, 2019 The Board of the World Bank Group has approved the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) for Ghana and 18 other countries to increase electricity access of households. The...

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Ghana’s Finance Minister steers the World Bank/IMF Development Committee on Global Developmental Issues

April 29, 2019 Ghana, represented by Hon. Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, chaired the World Bank Development Committee meetings in Washington DC, where implicit concerns over employment amid...

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World Bank provides US$200m for electricity in West Africa, Sahel region

April 26, 2019 The World Bank Group has approved  the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), which includes US$150million in the form of credit and grants from the International...

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Fighting Illicit Financial Flows; World Bank can do better – new President

April 16, 2019 The new World Bank President, David Malpass, has said there is room for improvement regarding how the bank can support Africa in its quest to stem illicit financial flows (IFFS), which...

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Oil To Drive Ghana’s 2019 Economic Growth, Says World Bank.

April 10, 2019 The World Bank has predicted that Ghana’s economy will witness strong growth in 2019, driven largely by an expected increase in oil and gas production. Similar to the projection by the...

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Adjustment in tax exemptions shouldn’t discourage FDIs—World Bank Africa Vice-President

April 1, 2019 The World Bank’s Vice-President for Africa, Dr. Hafez Ghanem, has advised government to be balanced in its intention to adjust tax exemptions granted foreign companies in order not to...

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Government receives $40m to improve secondary education

March 19, 2019 The facility expansion project, which forms part of the $40-million additional financing from the World Bank under the Secondary Education Improvement Programme (SEIP), has taken off. The...

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President’s Monthly Insight – December 2018

December 20, 2018 Ghana’s 2018 microeconomic stability has been under the spotlight since January with several economic reports in the first quarter of the year giving predictions of a productive year....

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Ghana moves up six spots on 2019 World Bank Doing Business ranking

November 1, 2018 Ghana has improved in the ranking on the ease of doing business rank, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report. The report, titled, ‘Training for Reform’...

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