Known for launching the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, Solektra International has just announced a major partnership with Sunna Design, starting with the launch of the first solar street lamp assembly line in Bamako, Mali, to be operational as of February 2017.
The first forum that has brought up Algeria and Mali economists has come up with a resolution to set up first of its kind joint business council to spearhead the interests of both countries.
Quantum Global Group, an investment firm focusing on Africa, has announced the newest appointments to its Advisory Board, Dr. Cheick Diarra and Dr. Thomas Ladner.
[Mali] Dr.Madani Diallohas extends his contract at Oklo Resources guaranteeing consistency in operations
Gold exploration company Oklo Resources Ltd has confirmed that its technical director Dr Madani Diallohas agreed to extend his contract for a further two year term effective immediately.
Somalia has joined the FISH-i Africa Task Force, the group of African nations working to end illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the western Indian Ocean.Tony Long directs the ending illegal fishing project for The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday disclosed the country’s plan to enlarge the volume of trade exchanges with its neighbors.
In agreement with its local partners, Orange has appointed the following CEOs for four of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East
Emirates airline will connect Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali, to its global network from 25th October 2015.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced that IFC InfraVentures, the global infrastructure project development fund, and Scatec Solar, an integrated independent power producer, have signed documents to develop the $55 million Scatec Segou solar power project in Mali with a local developer, Africa Power 1.
Ismail is the Founder and CEO of WorldRemit – the world’s leading online money transfer service. For Ismail, founding WorldRemit was the culmination of 20 years’ experience in the money transfer industry - spanning academic, consulting and in-house roles.
With a $1 billion pipeline of tourism-related projects across Africa, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is making a big difference in helping its Member States to more easily deliver on their tourism strategies while creating jobs, the Bank announced today in Bamako.
On 18 June, the Eranove Group, a major pan-African player in the electricity and water sectors, signed a 30-year concession agreement with the government of the Republic of Mali through its subsidiary Kenié Energie Renouvelable.
Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Hargeisa landed today at Hargeisa Egal International Airport marking the launch of a direct four times weekly service to Hargeisa.
At the World Economic Forum on Africa today, MasterCard announced its partnership with Premier Bank, becoming the first international payments network to enter Somalia.
Turkish Airlines’ Africa network now encompasses 44 destinations with the addition of Bamako, Mali; the 28th country in Africa and one of 110 nations served across the globe.
The five countries of the East African Community (EAC) had 33.61 million households and a household television penetration rate of 23 percent at the end of December 2014, said research firm Dataxis
The Board of Directors of True Gold Mining Inc. that it has appointed Christian Milau as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, effective April 27, 2015.
[Africa - Aviation] ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines,to inaugurate new route Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako on Sunday, 22 March 2015
Within the scope of expanding its network, Sunday, 22 March 2015 will see ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines,the national airline of the Republic of the Congo, inaugurate its new Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako route.
Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East
Today, Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region.
[Mali] IMF Executive Board Completes 1st and 2nd Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility for Mali, Approves U.S.$11.7 Million Disbursement
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have completed the first and second reviews of Mali's performance under an economic program supported by a three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.
The African Water Facility(AWF) announced on Wednesday, November 19 that it has offered a €3-million grant to the Republic of Somalia to support a project designed to build resilience to climate change and reduce water stress in Somaliland.
The Regional Committee on Mixed Migration for the Horn of Africa and Yemen is today holding its 4th annual meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day ...
On 27th October 2014 the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, the African Union, the World Bank, ...
Leaders of global and regional institutions today begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance ...
With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mali received US $1.5 million from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme in Low Income Countries ...
In a move aimed at ending the frequent cycles of drought and famine in the Sahel region, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October ...
The Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has today made a decision to boost its research in ...