Africa regional corresponding banking academy held at Johannesburg, South Africa

I had the opportunity to participate in the 10th edition of the Africa Regional Correspondent Banking Academy organised by Standard Chartered Bank, that came off at Hyatt Regency, Johannesburg, South Africa on the 4th and 5th July 2019.

The transparency, savings and pricing: ENI operated 'Sankofa Gye Nyame'

There have been lots of assertions that Sankofa Gye Nyame projects’ gas price is higher than the price of Gas that is landed in Ghana from Nigeria or is higher than the price of Jubilee gas or TEN gas.

New cocoa floor price: A step towards a more equal trade?

Solidaridad welcomes the prospect of the new floor price improving farmers’ income but contends that it will not be sufficient to achieve a living income for farmers.

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