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ENGIE signs an agreement for the development of Renewable Energies in Senegal
12-01-2017 | 09:20:46
ENGIE announces the signature of a partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to accelerate the development of renewable energies in the country.
Societe Generale partners with American Express with eyes on customers in eight African countries
23-11-2016 | 15:51:29
French multinational banking and financial services company Societe Generale has signed a merchant acquiring partnership with American Express in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the bank operates.
SES and ESMT Launch Satellite Installer Training Course in Senegal
13-10-2016 | 12:11:36
Leading satellite operator, SES, along with its local partner Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT) located in Dakar, today announced the launch of the SES ELEVATE satellite installer training course with ESMT.
BBC Afrique launches on TV in Senegal
15-07-2016 | 13:17:31
Starting on Mon 18 July at 8.30 PM local time, BBC Afrique will be bringing audiences in Senegal BBC Infos on Dunyaa TV (DTV), for the first time.
Emirates enhances its service to Dakar, Senegal
27-06-2016 | 15:08:03
Emirates has announced that its service between Dubai and Dakar, currently operated by an Airbus A340-300, will be replaced with a Boeing 777-300ER from 2nd September 2016.
Risen & Chemtech Solar Alliance Pushes Deeper into Africa
29-04-2016 | 12:00:00
Risen Energy Co., Ltd, a Tier 1 manufacturer of high-performance solar photovoltaic products, today confirmed the initial dispatch of 11MW to Chemtech Solar as a part of their recent 22MW order for The Republic of Senegal, West Africa.
Landmark science forum aims to halt Africa brain drain
09-03-2016 | 12:29:30
Africa's top scientists, policymakers and start-ups gathered Tuesday for a landmark conference aimed at stemming the continent's brain drain and encouraging governments to nurture research in fields from virology to maths.
[East Africa]Regional Smallholders to Benefit From Mastercard
20-01-2016 | 14:10:00
AgDevCo, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, recently announced a $15.4 million plan to boost the incomes of smallholder farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia writes SAM OKWAKOL.
$46 Million in Loans Announced for Four Renewable Energy Projects in Africa, Caribbean
19-01-2016 | 12:11:09
The loans will fund a wind and solar project in Antigua and Barbuda , a solar project in Burkina Faso , a solar and wind project in Cabo Verde and a solar project in Senegal .
FirstBank Expands Operations to Senegal
11-01-2016 | 13:17:00
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc has announced that FBNBank Senegal, formerly registered as International Commercial Bank (ICB), has commenced operations.
UBA Chad, Senegal Win Bank of the Year Awards
15-12-2015 | 12:17:00
THE Banker Magazine has named the United Bank for Africa Plc's subsidiaries in Chad and Senegal as "Bank of the Year" in their respective countries for 2015, at the awards ceremony at the Hilton Bankside, London.
Business Climate improves in sub-Saharan Africa
03-11-2015 | 10:56:50
Sub-Saharan African economies continue to implement reforms to improve on the business climate for domestic entrepreneurs, with members of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) being particularly active during the past year.
Healthcare provider injects $2.4mn in maternal, child health programs in Africa
19-10-2015 | 12:20:31
Amref Health Africa, in partnership with its donors and sponsors, will invest a further $2.4million in maternal and child health programmes in Africa.
African Ministerial Conference 2015: Intellectual Property for an Emerging Africa November 3-5, Dakar, Senegal
09-10-2015 | 12:15:32
African heads of state, government ministers and top officials from the United Nations, African Union and private sector groups will gather in early November in Senegal to chart a plan for boosting the uptake of intellectual property tools to help stimulate economic and social development across Africa.
Orange Digital Ventures invests in Afrostream
07-10-2015 | 09:29:00
Orange Digital Ventures announces its participation in the funding of Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series, alongside TheFamily, Cross Culture Ventures I L.P. and ACE & Company.
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.
Senegal showcased by the AfDB for sustainability in Rural Water and Sanitation, Sustainable Development Goal number 6
29-09-2015 | 08:20:00
The African Development Bank and the Senegalese Ministry for Water Resources and Sanitation have fine-tuned their planning of a new US $54-million program to improve access to water and sanitation in the most challenging rural regions of the country.
[Interview] Eric Lauer, CEO, Everjobs
28-09-2015 | 14:16:00
Eric Lauer is a driven entrepreneur seeking to transform employment situation in Africa. His interview with Africa Business Communities takes us through the journey that birthed Everjobs.
Ecobank Partners Group on Disease Control
28-08-2015 | 08:45:05
Ecobank and the Global Fund continue their innovative financing partnership program to contribute to the fight against malaria, TB and HIV/AIDS. The program is designed to strengthen the financial management skills of program implementers in Nigeria, South Sudan and Senegal.
Millennium Challenge Account awards Louis Berger’s third phase of construction supervision project in Senegal
22-07-2015 | 08:07:37
The Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) has recently selected a Louis Berger-led consortium for the implementation of the third phase of a major road rehabilitation program in Senegal, the Ziguinchor-Tanaff-Kolda-Velingara section of National Highway 6.
Everjobs announces expansion to East Africa
25-06-2015 | 13:26:00
Online job portal Everjobs starts its service in Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. The new East African markets provide a huge potential, with growing economy, internet penetration and demand for convenient career platforms. Everjobs is already available in the French-speaking African countries
Minister Paradis Launches Calls for Proposals for Projects in Africa and Afghanistan
25-06-2015 | 11:30:45
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today launched calls for proposals for the following projects in Africa and Afghanistan:
REG-Boskalis wins EUR 75 million worth of dredging contracts in Africa
25-06-2015 | 11:17:24
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded three dredging-related contracts on the African subcontinent with a combined value of approximately EUR 75 million.
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure Announces Commitment to Invest in West Africa's Largest Wind Farm
12-06-2015 | 12:48:00
American Capital Energy & Infrastructure announced a commitment to invest in Senegal's first industrial-scale wind power project and the largest wind farm planned in West Africa.
Orange Launches First Firefox OS Smartphones in Africa
12-05-2015 | 15:14:00
The first Firefox OS smartphones went on sale in Senegal and Madagascar this week.
Africa's leading e-commerce site JUMIA has now launched in Senegal
13-04-2015 | 12:57:00
Following its recent successful launches in Angola and Tanzania, Africa’s leading online retailer JUMIA today announces its expansion to Senegal.
[Africa - Aviation] ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines,to inaugurate new route Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako on Sunday, 22 March 2015
17-03-2015 | 11:30:24
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
03-03-2015 | 10:03:00
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.
Nestlé Healthy Kids launched in Senegal
27-02-2015 | 13:42:00
Nestlé Senegal has launched the Nestlé Healthy Kids programme in partnership with the Senegalese Ministry of Education. The launch took place in Alioune GAYE School, based in Diamagueune.
Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal
18-02-2015 | 10:43:00
The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa has announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners.
Cairn Energy focuses on North Sea and Senegal in 2015
14-01-2015 | 11:52:00
FTSE 250 oil company Cairn Energy have announced 2015 will see it focus on its North Sea development projects and further exploration and appraisal offshore Senegal after slimming down staff numbers.
IFC Leads New Eiffage Financing for Dakar Toll Road Expansion
07-01-2015 | 12:32:00
IFC and Eiffage, a leading European public works and concessions firm, today announced a financing agreement for the extension of the Dakar toll road in Senegal.
Volvo starts vocational training school in Morocco
20-11-2014 | 13:20:00
Together with the UN agency UNIDO, USAID, and the OCP Foundation, the Volvo Group is starting a vocational training school for mechanics in Morocco.
Stakeholders create African Customer Due diligence platform
31-10-2014 | 14:03:00
Stakeholders in the African financial services sector have established an African customer due diligence repository to assist in reducing costs incurred by financial institutions in meeting compliance requirements on African transactions and to mitigate other negative impacts of current due diligence requirements on African trade and trade finance.
Bombardier Welcomes Senegal Airlines to the Family of Q400 NextGen Turboprop Operators in Africa
24-10-2014 | 11:52:00
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed Dakar-based Senegal Airlines to the family of Q400 NextGen aircraft customers and operators. Senegal Airlines, ...
Afreximbank’s back-to-back trainings to boost African trade
23-10-2014 | 12:59:00
To achieve its mandate of expanding intra- and extra-African trade, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is holding a series of back-to-back training ...
15th Francophonie Summit: Women and young people: supporting the vectors for innovation
21-10-2014 | 11:53:00
For more than a year, experts and members of Senegalese civil society have been rallying together to plan the topics for the 15th Francophonie Summit programme ...
AfDB approves US $231 million for building resilience to food and nutrition insecurity in the Sahel
16-10-2014 | 11:33:00
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 ...
Presidents of Senegal, Ivory Coast, and Prime Ministers of Cape Verde, and Morocco attend the Ninth African Development Forum
14-10-2014 | 11:12:00
Raising private equity, illicit financial flows, domestic resource mobilisation, new partnerships and climate financing in Africa at the top of the agenda ...