Ghana’s IMF progress: Paris Club, China & other creditors agree to form OCC

March 28, 2023 Ghana’s Minister for Finance, Honourable Ken Ofori-Atta, has divulged that Ghana has made significant progress in its discussions for debt treatment with the Paris Club and other...

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Ofori-Atta leaves for China for crucial debt restructuring negotiations

March 22, 2023 Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has left Accra for China to have negotiations on debt restructuring with officials of that country.  Sources say the Minister left over the weekend via...

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Greater, more diverse participation in global trade is key to achieving Africa’s economic transformation – World Bank

February 15, 2022 The World Bank is urging African countries to expand and diversify their participation in international trade and global value chains to reduce poverty on a large scale and transform their...

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E-cedi: Bank of Ghana to pilot digital currency

June 3, 2021 The Bank of Ghana is in the advanced stages of introducing a digital currency, the Governor of the central bank, Dr Ernest Addison has disclosed. According to the Dr Addison, the e-cedi...

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‘Ghana is a haven of peace, investments are protected’ – Akufo-Addo to Spanish investors

March 30, 2021 “As most of you know, Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, indeed, the safest country in West Africa, where legitimate investments are protected. We have witnessed, through...

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Ghana records $2.6 billion in FDI for 2020 despite impact of COVID-19

March 15, 2021 The value of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) inflows into the country increased to 2.6 million dollars in 2020 from the 1.1 million dollars recorded in 2019. This represents an increase of...

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China to aid 19 more African nations with COVID-19 vaccines – Foreign Ministry

February 23, 2021 China has provided COVID-19 vaccine aid to Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe and will aid 19 more African countries as part of its commitment to making vaccines global public goods, Foreign...

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COVID-19: WHO investigation team denied entry to China

January 6, 2021 A World Health Organization (WHO) team due to investigate the origins of Covid-19 in the city of Wuhan has been denied entry to China. Two members had already set out on their journey...

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Having COVID-19 vaccines surest exit strategy

November 24, 2020 The world is sighing with relief at the announcement of the successful trials of COVID-19 vaccines. Through a partnership between Pfizer and BioNtech as well as Moderna, the announcement is...

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Trade bounces back marginally in 3rd qtr of 2020 but remains negative except for China-UNCTAD

October 27, 2020 UNCTAD forecasts a 7% to 9% year-on-year drop in the value of global trade for 2020, despite signs of a rebound in the third quarter. In its quarterly Global Trade Update, the UN trade...

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