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Ghana : to start talks with IMF

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to arrive in Accra to start talks with Ghanaian government representatives over an economic support package. Ghana, one of West Africa's largest economies, it would hold formal talks with the IMF after hundreds of people took to the streets to...
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Rwanda: The Keys to renewed growth

Badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the land of a thousand hills quickly bounced back thanks to a series of judicious health, social and economic policies. Here is a reading of the situation.  By Ange Iliza, in Kigali Rwanda, a top economic performer in Africa, continues to build on its...
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Rwanda: The Keys to renewed growth

Badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the land of a thousand hills quickly bounced back thanks to a series of judicious health, social and economic policies. Here is a reading of the situation.  By Ange Iliza, in Kigali Rwanda, a top economic performer in Africa, continues to build on its...
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Tribune :Africa facing the Myth of Sisyphus in 2022

News about the COVID-19 have been predominant across the world since November 2019. Humanity, who celebrated the advent of the New Year with fervor, hopes to overcome this threat with the vaccine that many conspiracy theorists present as the perfect neoliberal potion.  By Adama Wade* Though Africa is relatively spared...
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Rwanda: Economic growth revised to 10.2 percent for 2021

Rwanda’s economic growth projection has been revised upwards to 10.2 percent from a previous 5.1 percent set earlier in the year, according to the recent International Monetary Fund publication. Rwanda’s economy contracted by 3.4 percent in 2020 as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. The IMF noted that the growth...
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South Sudan: IMF to fund the ailing economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued conditions for South Sudan to acquire financial support. The IMF wants President Salva Kiir’s government to account for past loans, prosecute the corrupt and improve financial discipline and transparency in the use of public resources, especially earnings from oil....
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Ghana: $1 billion from IMF to boost post-COVID-19 recovery

Ghana has received $1 billion in assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to boost its post-COVID-19 economic recovery, the Ministry of Finance announced Friday in a statement.The sum is part of the $650 billion package approved by the IMF to support economic recovery among its member states."The new allocation...
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Uganda : to get $1 billion IMF loan to fight Covid

The government is asking for another loan of $1 billion (Shs3.5 trillion) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the country’s economy, the Finance Ministry confirmed on WednesdayHowever, this comes a few months after the Auditor General (AG), Mr John Muwanga, warned that the...
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Botswana : Economy is expected to recover this year

Botswana’s economy is expected to recover this year, with growth projected at 8.3%, driven by improvements in the global demand for diamonds, the easing of restrictions on mobility and the expansionary fiscal stance. By Bilkiss Mentari The recovery is expected to be uneven across sectors, depending on improvements in both...
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