Five hundred COMESA Virtual Trade Facilitation System (CVTFS) kits have been supplied to the government of Malawi to support trade facilitation.
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an $80 million credit to the Malawi Government for general budget support. This is the first budget support financing approved by the World Bank for Malawi in four years.
Barclays has received a firm offer for one of the African operations it intends to sell.
A new $11.5m investment in Jacoma Estates has been announced by CDC, the UK's development finance institution, and AgDevCo, a social impact investor targeting sub-Saharan Africa.