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IMF revises Botswana’s 2017 growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Botswana's 2017 and 2018 economic growth forecast due to rising diamond demand, investment in the water and power sector and reforms to attract investment.

Ghana not to extend three-year IMF aid program

Ghana will not extend its three-year aid programme with the International Monetary Fund beyond April 2018, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Tuesday, despite continuing fiscal difficulties. The president's announcement is a surprise…

Ghana asks IMF to extend aid deal as it seeks more money

Ghana's government has asked the International Monetary Fund to push back the end date of its $918 million aid programme from April 2018 to December 2018, IMF and government sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The request is expected to lead…

IMF Approves US$16.1Million for The Gambia

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved emergency financial assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the amount equivalent to SDR11,662,500 (about US$16.1 million) for The Gambia to enable the…

The Compact with Africa—The Contribution of the IMF

Some of the world’s top policymakers and investors are currently in Berlin to discuss a new initiative that could help reshape Africa’s economic future. Millions of citizens could see tangible economic benefits from the recently launched…

IMF approves 224.2 million dollars for Sierra Leone

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Sierra Leone for about US$224.2 million, in support of the authorities’ economic development…

Ghana seeking extension of IMF programme

Ghana's government will ask the International Monetary Fund to extend its support programme to December 2018 from April 2018 to boost efforts to stabilize the economy, senior government sources said on Monday. An extension would reassure…

IMF claims Gambia ‘is at a historical turning point’

A top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official, Ulrich Jacoby, has said the Gambia is at an economic turning point following the transition of power earlier this year. According to him, despite the challenges that lie ahead, concerted…