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World Bank approves Ghana tourism, energy loans

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 – The World Bank has approved two International Development Association (IDA) credits totalling $60 million for the Ghana Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project and the Ghana Tourism Development Project. Specifically, the Ghana Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project received $20 million to strengthen the capacity of the energy sector, implement sector reforms, and […]

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Botswana government departments challenged to improve transparency

JOHANNESBURG, July 11  – Botswana’s government departments have been challenged to improve transparency in dealings with the private sector through clear tender documents, Xinhau news agency reported. “We need to avoid conflict of interest and undue influence and act ethically and professionally at all times,” said Bridget Poppy John, executive chairperson of Public Procurement and […]