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Ghana ranked 7th in Africa Financial Markets Index

Ghana has been ranked 7th in the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index released Thursday, December 14, 2017. The Index ranks the maturity, openness and accessibility of 17 markets in Africa based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria. It focuses on six fundamental pillars of financial market performance in the areas …

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Barclays, China Dev’t Bank cooperate on dev’t projects in Africa

Barclays Africa will leverage the MoU to unlock opportunities in order to strengthen its contribution towards Africa’s economic growth and development Barclays Africa Group Limited and China Development Bank (CDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening cooperation and exploring opportunities to fund development projects in Africa. …

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Human trade in Libya mockery of African Solidarity – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has condemned the maltreatment and human-selling of African migrants currently ongoing in Libya. Pictures of slave markets and gross abuse of black Africans are awash on social media after CNN uncovered the fledging human trade in the North African country. The horrible images show some migrants being sold …

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Africa wants candid relation with Europe – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo Ghana together with the rest of Africa are looking forward to a more candid, improved and mutually beneficial relationship with Europe, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated. Addressing a press conference after holding bilateral talks with the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, at …

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Africa must champion transparency in extractive sector – ACEP – Starr Fm

Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy ACEP, Dr. Ben Boakye The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has urged African leaders to assume the lead role in championing transparency in the extractive industries in their respective countries. Speaking at a recent Africa oil governance summit in Accra, …

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Change negative image about Africa – Akufo-Addo to media – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that African journalists have a duty to help change the image about Africa, and establish a narrative, which is more positive. According to President Akufo-Addo, African media practitioners have faced many challenges, ranging from a highly polarised media environment, lack of technological support, …

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Nigeria’s Basketball Team are Africa Champions – Starr Fm

Nigeria on Sunday won the men’s FIBA Africa 3×3 Championship in Lome, Togo after beating Ivory Coast 21-9 in the final. The women finished second after they lost 12-11 to Mali in their final. The competition, which began on Friday, featured 13 countries. The men’s team has Azuoma Dike, Godwin …

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Lack of capacity building cause of Africa’s woes – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that the economic woes of Africa is due to the lack of productive capacity building of its citizens. According to him, countries with stronger economies pay much attention to developing the technological, intellectual and institutional capacities of its people. On the part …

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