World Bank forecasts 2.7% growth rate for Ghana in 2023 

January 11, 2023 The World Bank is projecting a 2.7% expansion of the Ghanaian economy in 2023, lower than Sub-Saharan Africa average of 3.6%, its January 2023 Global Economic Prospects report has revealed....

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Ghana should have signed up for Debt Service Suspension Initiative – World Bank President

October 22, 2022 The World Bank Group President, David Malpass, has expressed disappointment over Ghana and Nigeria’s decision not to sign up for the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI). Established...

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IMF, government committed to expedited deal – IMF chief

October 22, 2022 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its staff and the government are committed to sealing a deal as soon as feasible to help restore economic stability and lay the foundation for...

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Prospects for remittances to emerging markets amid rising inflation

June 24, 2022 Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are projected to rise by 4.2% in 2022 Inflows are expected to provide crucial support amid rising energy and food costs The pandemic...

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World Bank grant: $1.2m goes to deprived schools – Education Minister

June 2, 2022 The Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has said the $1.2 million World Bank grant for digital literacy will be channelled into resourcing deprived basic schools identified across...

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World Bank provides $200m to accelerate Ghana’s digital transformation agenda

May 4, 2022 The World Bank has approved $200 million to help the Government of Ghana increase access to broadband, enhance the efficiency and quality of selected digital public services, and strengthen...

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Ghana may not need the IMF if authorities take needed fiscal measures – Pierre Laporte

March 11, 2022 The World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, Mr. Pierre Laporte, says Ghana stands to benefit from going to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if the country...

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Ghana achieves considerable economic, social progress in 30 years – World Bank

February 23, 2022 The World Bank has commended Ghana for considerable progress in economic and social progress in the past 30 years, saying, it achieved middle-income status in 2011 because of strong,...

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World Bank has given us US$430m – Health Minister confirms

February 16, 2022 Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has confirmed that the World Bank has given the country up to US$430million in the fight against COVID-19. Addressing the media during a visit by...

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Weak manufacturing sector will affect gains in AfCFTA-– World Bank

February 16, 2022 A new report from the World Bank has revealed that Ghana will not be among the largest gainers from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) due to its smaller manufacturing base...

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