AfCFTA can lift 100m out of poverty in Africa – report

October 14, 2020 …World Bank calls for policy reforms to maximise gains A new report by the World Bank has revealed that the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the...

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Ken Ofori-Atta writes: Africa deserves more help for COVID-19

October 13, 2020 Ghana confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases on March 12; imports from Norway and Turkey. Africa has since recorded more than 1.5 million cases and counting, though in terms of infections...

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Spend wisely, broaden tax base to close huge fiscal gap – World Bank

October 12, 2020 The World Bank has intensified its call for Ghana and other African countries to spend wisely and implement innovative strategies which will broaden the tax net to capture every...

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World Bank calls for urgent action in addressing Ghana’s unemployment situation

October 6, 2020 The World Bank says there is an urgent need for Ghana to take active steps towards addressing its unemployment challenges. It said the state must capitalize on the key opportunities in...

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PEF pushes for enhancement of business climate

September 11, 2020 The Private Enterprise Federation (PEF) is pushing government to continue introducing policies, guidelines and legislation to enhance Ghana’s business-friendly environment, despite the...

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AU, Caricom states to benefit from new Novartis, AU deal

September 2, 2020 African Union (AU) member states and countries in the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) are the direct beneficiaries of a new collaboration by Novartis and the AU to...

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Remittances into Ghana shoot up despite impact of COVID-19 on jobs abroad

August 26, 2020 Data from the Bank of Ghana made available to Citi Business News shows that the flow of remittances into the country went up marginally within the first half of the year, compared to the...

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69% of Ghanaian SMBs on Facebook optimistic despite the COVID-19 pandemic – Report

July 17, 2020 To lay bare the scale of challenges small businesses are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to understand their ongoing challenges and areas for further support, Facebook today...

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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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Coronavirus: Global economy to diminish by about 5.2% – World Bank

June 10, 2020 The World Bank on late Monday predicted the global economy will diminish by about 5.2% in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, indicating it one of the four most severe downturns in 150...

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