Accor is collaborating with KAKANDE-IMMO, a real estate subsidiary of GUICOPRES Group, who’s Chairman and CEO is Mr Kerfalla Camara, also known as KPC in his country.
Alioune CISS is the Chief Executive Officer at Webb Fontaine, a leading provider of solutions for Trade facilitation, powered by modern technology including artificial intelligence across different African countries
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
Les délégations ministérielles du Tchad, de la République du Congo, de la Guinée équatoriale et de la République démocratique du Congo ont confirmé leur participation au tout premier Forum américano-africain sur l'énergie
Orange a ainsi lancé une plateforme digitale exclusivement dédiée au gaming qui réunit aujourd’hui plus de 10 000 joueurs issus de plus de 15 pays.
Telecom services company Lleida.net has signed new contracts with the national postal operating companies of Senegal and Sierra Leone and has renewed its existing contract with the postal operator of Malawi.
Le Ministère de la santé de la Côte d’Ivoire a confirmé aujourd’hui le premier cas de maladie à virus Ebola dans le pays depuis 1994.
The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994
Health authorities in Guinea confirmed a case of Marburg virus disease in the southern Gueckedou prefecture. This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, has been identified in the country, and in West Africa.
The stakes in the two banks, which operate in Guinea and Burkina Faso respectively, are being acquired from BNP Paribas who is exiting these markets for operational reasons.
Africa Finance Corporation, le principal fournisseur de solutions d’infrastructure en Afrique, a accuelli la Banque Centrale de Guinée et la République Togolaise comme ses plus récents actionnaires, renforçant ainsi la représentation panafricaine de l’AFC.
Africa Finance Corporation, the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has onboarded the Central Bank of Guinea and the Togolese Republic as its newest shareholders, cementing AFC’s pan-African representation.
The African Development Bank approved a $430,000 grant to Guinea to fight the spread of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever epidemic throughout the country.
The World Bank approved $65 million from the International Development Association (IDA), for the Natural Resources, Mining and Environmental Management Project in Guinea.
Team Europe backs new Guinea-Mali power line with €330m financing to provide clean, affordable energy in West Africa
Team Europe is backing the new Guinea-Mali 225 kV power line with €330 million financing to provide clean and affordable energy to millions in West Africa.
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
The telecommunication and posts regulatory authority (ARPT) of the Republic of Guinea and tech company Global Voice Group (GVG) have announced the establishment of a new partnership between the two organizations.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a project to support development of domestic debt markets and financial systems in four West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) countries; the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
MIGA is planning to issue guarantees of up to $130.5 million to High Power Exploration (HPX) of the United States for investments into the pre-construction study phase of a high-grade, open-pit iron ore mine in Mount Nimba, southeastern Guinea.
The drillship Maersk Venturer has sailed to Ghana and will start a four-year, multi-well program next month for Tullow Oil and its partners.
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) granted a line of credit of €10 million to Vista Bank Guinea to support the financing and promotion of SMEs and SMIs in the Republic of Guinea.
Ebola vaccination of people at high risk kicked off in Guinea as the emergency response was escalated to counter the spread of the virus that re-emerged in the country a little more than a week ago for the first time since 2016.
More than 100 WHO staff, deployed from other countries and from within Guinea, are expected to be part of the Ebola response by the end of February
The UN Emergency Fund has allocated $15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in response to Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
American Homebuilders of West Africa, AHWA, has announced that it had closed on an acquisition of new land in Maneah in the Conakry suburbs.
WAAREE Energies, India's largest solar module manufacturer has strengthened its presence in West of African continent by opening franchise in Conarky.
Guinea will join one of the largest affordable housing initiatives in the world, following a new agreement that will see some 200,000 affordable homes built over the next 10 years.
FAO welcomed the decision by the Global Environment Facility Council to allocate a substantial $176 million to 24 of its projects that tackle the critical intersection between agriculture and environmental concerns.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has imposed a 13-month debarment on Entreprise de Travaux et d’Etudes de Projets (ETEP) SA, a civil engineering company registered in Tunisia, for engaging in sanctionable practices in Mali and Guinea.
African Development Bank offers technical assistance for development of mini green energy grids in Guinea
The African Development Bank, through its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa approved a grant of 830,000 US dollars to support the Guinean Agency for Rural Electrification in the establishment green mini-grid projects.
Marking its debut in the Republic of Guinea, Andersen Global announced the continuation of its African expansion by way of a collaboration agreement with Nimba Conseil, a tax and legal firm based in Conakry.
The Republics of Guinea, Seychelles and Niger signed the Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) to raise the of signatories number for the Treaty to 14 countries.
AfDB allocates €1.2 million to train policymakers in boosting mining revenues in 8 African countries
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues in Africa.
Following the attack of two vessels in the Gulf of Guinea last week, the International Transport Worker’ Federation called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the region.
“The urban opportunities far outweigh the challenges,” said Prof. Davis G. Mwamfupe, the Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania, during his message to the Cities Leadership workshop, launching the City Diagnostics for five pilot cities in Africa.
Guinean Head of State Alpha Condé and President of the African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina have officially opened the new Country Office for Guinea.
IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, have announced a $460 million debt and guarantee package to support the sustainable development of the Guinea Alumina Corporation bauxite project.
The Government of the Republic of Liberia and Niron Metals Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the passage through Liberia of iron ore from the Zogota iron ore deposit in the Republic of Guinea
American Homebuilders of West Africa (AHWA) and the Guinea Ministry of Housing and Urban Development have signed a $207 million convention agreement targeting construction of 4000 homes.
Africa Finance Corporation has announced the official opening of the Bel Air mine in Guinea-Conakry, a high-grade bauxite mine.
Guinea Bissau is looking at investing $700m to make the energy transformation a reality by 2030.
TAB Finance, a new microfinance bank licensed by the Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea, has joined Oradian’s global community of financial institutions.
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will undertake a visit to West Africa that will take him to Benin, from 22 to 23 October; the Republic of Guinea, from 23 to 24; and Nigeria, on 25 and 26 October.
Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development, has signed public sector loan agreements totaling $37.5 million with Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda to support socio-economic development and living standards in the African continent.
Africa Finance Corporation, the continental infrastructure development finance institution in Africa, has announced the on-time completion of the Bel Air Mine in Guinea and loading of its first shipment of high grade bauxite to China.
While the cities of West Africa grapple with large migratory flows, consisting chiefly of young people, they must tackle the many challenges associated with this rapid urbanization.
Islamic Bank of Guinea introduces financing product for agricultural inputs targeting pineapple farmers
The Federation of Fruit Planters of Lower Guinea has organized the distribution of fertilizer to planters who subscribed to a new financing product offered by the Islamic Bank of Guinea (BIG).
Anglophone West African countries weather odds to project bright economic prospects, Ecobank research
The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website.
Telecommunication company Orange has expressed its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has signed an Agreement with Guinea Airlines, for strategic partnership in management, maintenance and training.
Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo have announced the opening of 4 new Belgian embassies in Africa.
InfraCo Africa, part of the multi-lateral Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Solvéo Energie S.A.S, Solvéo Guinea Renewable Energy SA and Solvéo International Investments SARL.
The SMB-Winning consortium , a major player in the bauxite sector, has presented to His Excellency Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, a project to build an alumina refinery in Guinea
The National Office of Professional Training, in partnership with the Guinean government’s Delivery Unit, completed a training program for business leaders from 25 Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the region of Boke, one of the country’s resource-rich provinces.
During the meeting of the Consultative Group for Guinea held in Paris on November 16 and 17, 2017, the World Bank Group announced financial support totaling $2.35 billion to help Guinea implement its National Economic and Social Development Plan
Guinea, Mauritania, Senegal and the Seychelles have informed the FiTI Secretariat of their desire to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI).
African Development Fund approves €48m grant finance for Guinea-Sierra Leone border road reconstruction
The Boards of the African Development Bank Group have approved funding of €48 million from the African Development Fund for the reconstruction of the border road from Guinea to Sierra Leone.
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
Total and the National Office of Petroleum of Guinea (ONAP) have signed a Technical Evaluation Agreement to study deep and ultra deep offshore areas located off the coast of Guinea Conakry.
The Guinean government’s Delivery Unit has announced a plan to launch the development of the Mobile Training Unit (MTU) program, to provide Guineans with post-graduate hands-on training in the mining sector.
The Delivery Unit, under the Office of the Prime Minister of Guinea (DU), the Ministry of Agriculture and main actors in the sector have set a target of 100 tons of fresh pineapple exports targeting international markets , by the end of January 2018.
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced it will supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea.
MTN Group is inviting social media users across Africa and the Middle East to join its employees in a virtual campaign to break down traditional barriers to education.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will provide financial support to assist Guinea in the implementation of its national development plan and related investment programme, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the Bank, has said in Conakry.
Africa Legal Network has announced the admission of three new members as part of their strategy to expand into francophone Africa. The new members are based in Algeria, Guinea and Morocco.
Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to open offices in the three countries in order to strengthen its operational presence.
Fluor Corporation announced today that Guinea Alumina Corporation has awarded Fluor an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the Boké region of Guinea.