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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...

The Gambia in the eyes of the World Bank group in The Gambia

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

Why GDP is no longer the most effective measure of economic success

Momodou Camara (Acca) The World Bank has also created a more robust measure of economic growth: comprehensive wealth. Comprehensive wealth, it argues, takes into account...

Why GDP is no longer the most effective measure of economic success

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) As a macroeconomic indicator, GDP fails to capture much of the value created in the modern world. New metrics promise to...

Unusual finance-international finance briefing

Momodou Camara (Acca) Dear Money Money and Markets at Standard Newspaper, The Gambia Reader, What do these three facts tell you? 1- despite the price falls...

Global finance and economic news Cum-ex: UK bankers stand trial in Germany’s biggest tax fraud case

In Germany's biggest tax fraud trial, two British investment bankers stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in massive tax losses. There's been no...

Global finance and economic news The IMF post-Lagarde: How to keep up anti-corruption momentum

Momodou Camara (Acca) On 12 September, Christine Lagarde steps down as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Will this signal a retreat from the...

Unusual Finance

Momodou Camara (Acca) The Three "Big If" Sectors Every Forward-Looking, Profit-Oriented Investor Should Own Today The end of summer or any change of season is a...

Country focus: The Gambia Re: the financial, economic and other ramifications of printing new currency and minting new coins

Momodou Camara (Acca) Continued from last week: The timing and introduction of the new banknotes and minting of coins-(if any) is bad and ill conceived. From...

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