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Revisiting The Guardian’s files on new Gambia EU pledges €225m rescue package for the Gambia as new democracy dawns

Momodou Camara (Acca) Major funding commitment to help 'virtually bankrupt' country shake off legacy of dictatorship, as President Adama Barrow promises better life for Gambians....

Africa wide finance Nigeria’s Paga acquires Apposit, confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

Momodou Camara (Acca) Nigerian digital payments startup Paga has acquired Apposit, a software development company based in Ethiopia, for an undisclosed amount. That's just part...

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Momodou Camara (Acca) The annual G20 summit often seems like a talking shop for the world's most powerful governments. The leaders of 19 of the...

Global uncertainty continues to slow growth in Africa’s economies

Initiatives to empower poor people, girls and women are essential to progress Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained slow through 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the...

Top five (5) emerging Fintech hubs (continuation)

Momodou Camara (Acca) Fintech companies are bringing disruption to all segments of finance, from payments to wealth management. A number of cities are poised to...

Global economic outlook: IMF Global manufacturing downturn, rising trade barriers

Momodou Camara (Acca) The global economy is in a synchronized slowdown, with growth for 2019 downgraded again to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the...

Country Focus-the 2020 Gambia Budget The World Bank In The Gambia

Momodou Camara (Acca) The Gambia is a small country in West Africa. Stretching 450 km along the Gambia River, its 10, 689 sq. km area...

Country Focus-the 2020 Gambia Budget

Momodou Camara (Acca) At Standard, we wish to bring you undiluted 2020 Budget Figures of The Gambia Government through MOFEA-Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs....

Country Focus-the 2020 Gambia Budget

Momodou Camara (Acca) We wish to bring you undiluted 2020 Budget Figures of The Gambia Government through MOFEA-Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs. We will...

ECONOMICS AND FINANCE World commodity prices and their impact on developing countries

Momodou Camara (Acca) Commodities, raw or partially processed, are often the most significant exports of developing countries, and revenues obtained from them have an important...

Access Bank’s journey to becoming the gateway to Nigeria’s banking sector

By Momodou Camara Nigerian banks must continue to push the boundaries of innovation if citizens are to profit from the country's transition to a...

Economic and finance streaming around Africa African countries with controlled foreign exchange rates

By Momodou Camara Several African countries have come under scrutiny over their foreign exchange regimes, that are often strictly managed by states in the...

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PDOIS MARKS 34 YEARS IN POLITICS

By Omar Bah The secretary general of the People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism on Friday made a national broadcast to mark the 34th...

Alieu Mboge, Pa Mbye pass away

Two prominent Gambians, a Muslim leader and a former civil servant—Alieu Mboge and Pa Mbye espectively—died yesterday. Alieu Mboge was the head of the Banjul...

Public gatherings at weddings, christenings and funerals prohibited

New measures announced by Gambia Government have prohibited public gatherings at weddings, funerals and naming ceremonies among other public gatherings as the country battles...

95 new cases recorded, 3 from State House

By Aisha Tamba The Gambia has recorded 95 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, the highest report in a single day, bringing to total of 498...

Calls for travelers to pay for quarantine

Many Gambians have called on the authorities to change strategy in quarantine after reports emerged of chaos, bribery and escapades from there. Last night, The...