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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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By Batou Saidy  In life, there are so many delicate, double-edged, complex, mysterious, oftentimes quite simple things that are buried in the very core, in...

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By Omar Bah The lack of motorable roads has unquestionably held back Gambia's economic growth for many years and it is still hampering the country's...

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By Mamanding (Johnson) Kuyateh “The dimension of our struggle is equal to the size of the African continent itself. It is in no way confined...

FAAL SAYS TRRC ALREADY SUCCEEDED

By Omar Bah  In recent months, there has been growing concern that President Adama Barrow's administration may half-heartedly implement the recommendations of the truth commission...