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World Bank projects marginal economic growth for Central African states
20-01-2017 | 11:30:00
The World Bank has projected that the economic growth of most countries in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) will slightly accelerate from 2017 to 2019, based on its latest economic perspectives.
[Guinea] Marriott International debuts First Hotel in West Africa with Sheraton Grand Conakry
13-12-2016 | 09:39:00
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International has announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences.
IMF resumes funding to Guinea Bissau
09-12-2016 | 06:27:04
The International Monetary Fund has resumed payments to Guinea-Bissau, which were suspended in June over the government's loan bailouts for two private banks.
[Guinea] Ethiopia Airlines set to resume services to Conakry
08-12-2016 | 16:35:29
Ethiopian Airlines is set to resume services to Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea, starting February 1st next year.
InterCEL+ and Cambridge Broadband Networks build breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea
17-11-2016 | 10:42:00
Cambridge Broadband Networks has announced a landmark partnership with InterCEL+, a subsidiary of Expresso Telecoms Group, to build a major wireless network that will distribute high-capacity broadband from the Africa Coast to Europe submarine fibre system to major urban and business regions in Guinea.
Emirates to Resume Flights to Conakry
02-08-2016 | 12:11:31
Emirates has announced that it will resume flights to Conakry, the capital of Guinea, from 30th October 2016.
Orange and Ecobank launch a bank-to-wallet money transfer service linked to Orange Money in Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry and Niger
22-03-2016 | 11:02:50
This partnership, which is already operational in Mali since January 2015 and in Cameroun since August 2015, facilitates money transfers for both Ecobank and Orange customers by allowing them to top-up their Orange Money e-wallet from their bank account, and vice versa.
Africa Launches Largest Trading Block with 620 Million Consumers
23-02-2016 | 13:25:00
In Egypt more than 1,500 public and private business delegates and state leaders agreed on 20-21 February to mobilise massive investments for the implementation of Africa’s largest trading bloc
Equatorial Guinea Awards EPC Contract for New Petrochemicals Complex
10-02-2016 | 14:01:32
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea is pleased to announce that Riaba Fertilizers Limited has awarded the EPC contract for a new petrochemicals complex to a Chinese consortium led by East China Engineering Science and Technology Co. Ltd (ECEC).
ECOSOC addresses United Nations West Africa office on economic and social stability
19-01-2016 | 12:31:19
The members of the Security Council heard a briefing on 14 January 2016 by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Mohamed ibn Chambas.
Minerva Bunkers Starts Physical Supply Operations Offshore West Africa
07-01-2016 | 11:15:31
Minerva Bunkers, a global supplier and trader of marine fuels, confirmed the launch of a physical fuel supply operation in West Africa, which covers the offshore waters of the Guinea Gulf countries: Ivory Coast, Ghana,Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.
35 African airlines converge in Brazzaville
10-11-2015 | 14:42:00
Thirty five African airlines, which are members of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) are converging on Brazzaville to reflect on “the possibilities of liberalizing African skies”.
Equatorial Guinea invests $31.5 million in agricultural development
07-10-2015 | 12:10:05
The Government of Equatorial Guinea and FAO signed today a $31.5 million partnership agreement to promote agricultural development in Equatorial Guinea, over the next seven years.
AfDB supports improved electricity access in Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia and Senegal
05-10-2015 | 08:16:59
The African Development Bank approved on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 a €121.5-million [1] package to the Gambia River Basin Development Organization (OMVG) to improve electricity access and provide renewable, clean and affordable energy in The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal.
[Interview] Raúl Hernández, General Manager, Marine Logistics Antares, Equatorial Guinea
01-10-2015 | 11:47:00
Raúl Hernández is General Manager of logistics services company, Marine Logistics Antares, located in Equatorial Guinea. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
New Airline, Wawjet, set to begin operations in West Africa
23-09-2015 | 12:08:00
One new start-up airline featured in the listings at the World Routes Forum in Durban, South Africa this week – and it is set to begin operations in West Africa.
[Interview] Pablo Sánchez, Managing Director, SANBEX, Spain
10-09-2015 | 13:00:00
Pablo Sánchez is MD of SANBEX, a Spanish firm involved in the development of business opportunities in the African and Latin American markets. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
Guicopres Guinea gets EUR 50 million Afreximbank facility for road construction, public works
10-07-2015 | 08:11:00
Guinea-based construction company Guicopres is the beneficiary of a 50-million Euro dual tranche credit facility from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for the execution of public works across the country.
New appointments and mergers at Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy and GEPetrol will strengthen Equatorial Guinea oil sector
29-06-2015 | 16:34:51
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced new government appointments and mergers of key internal departments that will streamline its operations and contribute to an overall improvement of governance in Equatorial Guinea, says Centurion Law Group
Veolia wins contract to improve Guinea Conakry electricity grid
24-06-2015 | 13:01:00
Veolia has won a four-year performance contract for a value of EUR11.3 Million to provide electricity management services to Electricité de Guinée (EDG).
MTN staff round off community projects
23-06-2015 | 12:34:00
MTN rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care employee volunteer programme this past weekend, which saw employees from Afghanistan to South Africa, give back to their communities, under the theme of “Investing in Education for All”.
FirstBank Unveils FBNBank Guinea
18-06-2015 | 11:42:25
FirstBank of Nigeria Limited has unveiled FBNBank Guinea, formerly registered as International Commercial Bank (ICB), Guinea.
Equatorial Guinea ratifies new ExxonMobil exploration agreement
07-04-2015 | 11:38:13
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea is pleased to announce the Ratification of Production Sharing Contract for Block EG-06 by the government of Equatorial Guinea.
[Oil] Equatorial Guinea ratifies new ExxonMobil exploration agreement
02-04-2015 | 13:14:00
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea is pleased to announce the Ratification of Production Sharing Contract for Block EG-06 by the government of Equatorial Guinea. The contract was signed on January 16, 2015
Equatorial Congo Airlines is continuing to expand its network
31-03-2015 | 14:00:37
Equatorial Congo Airlines is continuing to expand its network. After Libreville (beginning of February), the national airline of the Republic of the Congo has just launched a route between Brazzaville and Dakar via Bamako (end of March).
Electric supplies: Schneider Electric releases the first survey on counterfeit electrical products in Africa
23-03-2015 | 13:19:00
Schneider Electric the world specialist in energy management, releases the first survey on electrical counterfeiting products ever conveyed in Africa.
Government of Equatorial Guinea Awards Huawei Marine Contract to Build Ceiba-2 Submarine Cable System
11-03-2015 | 11:14:00
Huawei Marine Networks Co. Ltd. today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to build the Ceiba-2 Submarine Cable System expected to be ready for service in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Guinea Bissau becomes Afreximbank’s 37th member
23-02-2015 | 10:55:43
Guinea Bissau has become the 37thcountry to join the African Export-Import bank (Afreximbank) as a Participating State, following the signing of the Bank’s Establishment Agreement by the Government, the Bank has announced in Cairo.
WorldRemit and MTN agree major Mobile Money partnership
21-01-2015 | 11:00:00
Online money transfer service WorldRemit and telecoms operator MTN have signed a global partnership that will enable WorldRemit customers to send remittances instantly to MTN’s Mobile Money customers.
Samsung runs campaign for Orange Africa Cup of Nations
14-01-2015 | 11:18:00
The 'Dream Maker' campaign will end with a 'Dream Camp' where young people will share their experiences and be motivated to continue dreaming and never give up. The campaign will feature retail activations at selected brand stores, where customers will have the opportunity to meet their local soccer heroes and supporting their national team at the Orange AFCON 2015.
Taleveras & Equatorial Guinea Join Forces To Create Largest Oil Terminal In West Africa
07-01-2015 | 10:32:00
Taleveras Group, the leading supplier of crude oil and refined petroleum products in West Africa, signed an agreement with The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea, in Malabo on the 20th December 2014, to construct Africa’s largest oil storage terminal.
UBA Commits $1million to the Ebola Fight; Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge
12-11-2014 | 12:12:03
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, to assist the fight against Ebola, currently present in three West African countries, where UBA does business: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
SkyVision Donates to The National Commission Against Ebola in Guinea
29-10-2014 | 12:15:00
SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. a global leader in communications has announced today that it has made a generous donation to the National Commission against ...
GSK update on current development status of the GSK/NIH Ebola vaccine candidate
20-10-2014 | 10:42:00
With the Ebola crisis in west Africa continuing, GSK is working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), regulators and other partners to respond ...
African Development Bank to launch further Ebola crisis response projects, this time with the AU and ECOWAS
17-10-2014 | 11:22:00
The African Development Bank launched a mission to Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ethiopia on Thursday, October 16 to set up further projects in its support ...
AfDB to contribute to capacity building in Equatorial Guinea
07-08-2014 | 06:30:00
    At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President ...
New support for access to health care for women and children in Guinea-Bissau
26-07-2013 | 11:27:00
The European Union has decided to finance a new programme to facilitate access to basic health care for pregnant women and children under five in the regions ...