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August 2017

Tap Issue of 5-Year Treasury Bond (Re-Opening Of Tender 1548)

ISSUER:          Republic of Ghana 
SIZE:               GHS [To Be Determined] 
ISSUE:             Re-opening of Treasury Bonds with ISIN GHGGOG045980 initially issued on 31st July 2017 and maturing on 25th July 2022. 
                         The Coupon rate was 18.25%.
SECURITY:      Senior Unsecured

Cancellation of a Service Contract Tender Procedure Technical Assistance for the Formulation of CSO Initiatives and Activities in Agriculture and Social Protection

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Civil Society Organisations in Research and Innovation for Sustainable Development (CSO-RISE)

Ghana targets 5 million passengers yearly with AfDB-funded international airport expansion project

Project to boost regional integration, says Adesina
Accra, Ghana, August 4, 2017 – The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers.

The project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a $120-million facility, will improve air transport in the country. It is also expected to contribute towards boosting the country’s economy, reduce the cost of doing business, and improve competitiveness.

Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy 2017-2019

The recent global commodity crises and domesti fiscal slippages rendered debt management policy ineffective to meet its policy target of debt sustainability. This situation increased the borrowing requirement that was mainly financed through domestic market sources.

Board of Ghana Exim Bank Inaugurated

Accra, August 1, 2017 – Hon Kweku Agyeman Kwateng has inaugurated a nine-member Board of the Ghana Exim Bank at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Finance. The Board, which is chaired by Mr. Kwadwo Boateng Genfi, has the CEO of the Exim Bank, Mr. Lawrence Agyinsam; Mr. Ofotsu A. Tetteh-Kujorjie; Mr. Robert N.K.O. Ahomka-Lindsay; Dr. Johnson P. Asiamah; Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawaso I; Mr. Peter Kwame Abebrese; Madam Catherine Quaidoo; and a representative from the Ghana Export Promotion Authority as members.

Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

Ghanaian government pledges support for AfDB’s High 5s
Accra, Ghana, 2 August 2017 – The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty.
The President, who is on a three-day visit to Ghana, August 1-4, spoke at a welcome dinner hosted by Ghana’s Minister of Finance. The dinner was attended by the Vice-President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana, and key government functionaries.

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