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World Bank supports Ghana with $200 million to procure Covid-19 Vaccines

The World Bank has approved a $200 million Ghana COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project Second Additional Financing, to procure…

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IMF, World Bank to unveil ‘green debt swaps’ option by November, Georgieva says

Green debt swaps have the potential to spur accelerated action on climate change in developing countries, the head of the…

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Business

World Bank worried Ghana’s economy begins to deindustrialize prematurely

The World Bank is expressing worry that Ghana’s economy has begun to deindustrialize prematurely, according to its latest Ghana Economic…

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Business

World Bank makes Diop first African to head IFC

The World Bank Group has named longtime Vice- President, Mr Makhtar Diop, to head the International Finance Corporation (IFC), making…

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Business

World Bank approves $130 million for Ghana to fight covid-19, open economy

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional credit of $130 million from the International Development Association…

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Business

World Bank supports extension of debt repayment by Ghana, others

The World Bank is supporting the extension of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) by six months. It will also…

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Business

World Bank projects a 7.2% fiscal deficit of GDP for Ghana in 2020

The World Bank is projecting a much lower fiscal deficit of 7.2% of Gross Domestic Product for Ghana this year,…

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Africa

COVID-19: Africa could lose $37billion in remittances – World Bank

Global remittances are forecast to decline by about 20% this year as the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic…

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Business

World Bank supports Ghana’s Covid-19 fight with $100m

The World Bank is providing $100 million to Ghana to assist the country in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. This $100…

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Business

WB gives Ghana, six others US$379m

Ghana and six other West African countries have been allocated US$379 million by the Board of the World Bank Group…

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General News

World Bank reverses decision to cancel support for Ghana’s education sector

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has used his revered office to secure a mouthwatering financial package from the World Bank…

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Politics

Kennedy Agyapong on why the Western World wants to make Akufo-Addo ‘unpopular’

The vociferous Member of Parliament for Assin Central in the Central Region, Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong thinks that some world…

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