Chinese billionaire Jack Ma suspected missing

  As Chinese regulators intensified their crackdown on Jack Ma’s Ant Group, speculations are rife that the billionaire is missing. Jack Ma has reportedly not made a public appearance in over two months. Speculations about his whereabouts intensified when Ma failed to appear as judge in the final episode of …

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Bawumia buys waakye with QR Code to demonstrate use

Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged all merchants in the informal and formal sectors to acquire and start using the all-new, all-inclusive Universal Quick Response Code (QR Code) system developed for Ghana, as part of efforts by the Akufo-Addo government, to migrate the economy from a cash-based one to a cash-lite one. …

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Let’s protect our emancipation – Lady Jay

Musician, Lady Jay says she has burnt down the door “of no return” and Africans should now think about preserving their liberty and heritage, knowing that they can also do much for the world. Speaking in an interview that Jay revealed that she was inspired by strength, courage and bravery …

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Zambia’s debt crisis worsens

Zambia’s debt situation seems to be deepening with some commercial creditors “refusing” to grant it some relief it has been seeking to ease the pressure, the country’s Parliament heard late Thursday. “Although we have obtained some relief under the debt service suspension initiative (DSSI) window, particularly from official creditors, engagements …

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Coronavirus: Banks deferred GH¢3bn in loan repayments

Commercial banks deferred a little over GH¢3bn in loan repayments for customers as they battled the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ghana Bankers Association has said. The Deputy Chief Executive of the Association, John Awuah, in remarks captured in the PwC 2020 Ghana Banking Survey report, said the banks …

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Ghana secures US$115 million facility to digitise public records

A US$115m facility from the International Development Association, a subsidiary of the World Bank, that will part-finance the digitisation of archives and other public records to facilitate online searches has been approved by Parliament. The demand for digitisation in the development field has grown significantly over the last few years, …

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