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    UEMOA is working to improve the collection and use of economic statistics within its eight member states. Directors general of national statistics agencies took part in a workshop to launch the Regional Statistics Programme (PRS-UEMOA) 2015-20 from 1 to 4 March in Bamako. The PRS is the result of a co-operation agreement between the UEMOA Commission and the Economic and Statistical Observatory for Sub-Saharan Africa (AFRISTAT), signed in November 2015 Read on
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    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted stronger economic growth in Ghana this year. The international lender completed its second review of Ghana's extended credit facility, concluding that macro-economic reforms are largely on track. The Fund approved a USD 114.6 million disbursement, part of a USD 918 million assistance package agreed in April 2015. Read on