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Accor expands Africa footprint with the opening of Novotel & Novotel Living Conakry, Guinea
30-11-2021 | 16:35:08
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.
[Interview] Alioune CISS, Chief Executive Officer, Webb Fontaine, Africa
15-11-2021 | 10:19:00
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 déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg
17-09-2021 | 12:24:36
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.
L'Afrique Centrale renforce sa participation a l'USAEF 2021
10-09-2021 | 12:09:00
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 lance la 3ème édition de la compétition Orange Esport Experience
27-08-2021 | 08:50:00
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.
Lleida.net to bring registered email and SMS services to postal operators in Africa
23-08-2021 | 11:55:55
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. 
La Côte d’Ivoire déclare la première épidémie d’Ebola depuis plus de 25 ans
16-08-2021 | 09:15:00
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.
Cote d'Ivoire declares first Ebola outbreak in more than 25 years
16-08-2021 | 09:07:00
The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994
Guinea confirms first case of Marburg virus disease in West Africa
13-08-2021 | 11:31:15
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.
Afreximbank backs Vista Group acquisition of BICIGUI and BICIAB
22-07-2021 | 09:21:29
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.
La Guinée et le Togo deviennent actionnaires de l’Africa Finance Corporation
16-07-2021 | 09:07:00
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.
Guinea, Togo join Africa Finance Corporation
14-07-2021 | 09:48:00
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.
African Development Bank approves $430,000 grant for Ebola emergency relief project in Guinea
11-06-2021 | 08:34:00
The African Development Bank approved a $430,000 grant to Guinea to fight the spread of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever epidemic throughout the country.
World Bank approves $65m to improve the management of mining, natural resources in Guinea
28-05-2021 | 11:32:00
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
28-04-2021 | 09:36:00
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.
West African countries sign agreement to develop modern telecom infrastructure
14-04-2021 | 08:24:12
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
[Guinea] ARPT collaborates with Global Voice Group in digitization of regulatory tools
07-04-2021 | 09:45:09
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.
AfDB supports domestic debt market development in the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia
23-03-2021 | 07:23:00
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 issues guarantees to support pre-construction study of iron ore mining project in Guinea
17-03-2021 | 09:15:58
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.
Tullow sets out goals of next-phase offshore Ghana wells
15-03-2021 | 12:08:05
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.
EBID grants a €10m line of credit to Vista Bank Guinea to support SMEs and SMIs
11-03-2021 | 12:55:00
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 starts in Guinea to curb new outbreak
25-02-2021 | 06:58:00
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.
WHO steps up efforts to curb Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the DRC
22-02-2021 | 09:14:12
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
UN Emergency Fund allocates $15m for Ebola response in DRC, Guinea
17-02-2021 | 14:54:00
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 expands into Guinea
03-12-2020 | 08:13:14
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 spreads its wings globally, opens franchisee in Africa
27-10-2020 | 10:37:00
WAAREE Energies, India's largest solar module manufacturer has strengthened its presence in West of African continent by opening franchise in Conarky.
Government of Guinea, UNOPS and SHS holdings partner to build affordable homes
15-07-2020 | 15:39:00
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.
Thirty countries to benefit as Global Environment Facility funds FAO-led projects
05-06-2020 | 12:10:00
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.
AfDB debars Tunisia's ETEP SA for fraudulent practices in Mali, Guinea
14-05-2020 | 13:29:00
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
09-04-2020 | 09:35:00
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.
Andersen Global enters Republic of Guinea’s market
13-02-2020 | 07:01:22
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.
Guinea, Seychelles and Niger sign Treaty for establishment of African Medicines Agency
10-02-2020 | 15:26:00
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
17-01-2020 | 08:41:00
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.
Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea
13-11-2019 | 13:33:00
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.
AfDB and partners launch pilot Cities Diagnostics tool in five cities
08-10-2019 | 09:56:00
“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.
AfDB opens new Country Office for Guinea
25-07-2019 | 09:01:24
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 invest $460 million in Guinea’s bauxite, rail and port projects
28-05-2019 | 16:31:00
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.
Liberia Government signs deal with Niron Metals for export of Iron Ore from the Zogota Project
23-04-2019 | 09:22:00
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 signs agreement with Guinea government to build 4,000 homes
04-03-2019 | 07:37:45
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.
[Guinea] President Alpha Conde opens Bel Air mine
13-12-2018 | 08:19:00
Africa Finance Corporation has announced the official opening of the Bel Air mine in Guinea-Conakry, a high-grade bauxite mine.
Guinea Bissau to fully adopt renewable energy by 2030
11-12-2018 | 13:58:44
Guinea Bissau is looking at investing $700m to make the energy transformation a reality by 2030.
Oradian and West African partner TAB Finance partner to boost financial inclusion
20-11-2018 | 15:37:00
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.
AU Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, visits West Africa countries
23-10-2018 | 09:34:00
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] Bauxite mining boom threatens human rights, study reveals
04-10-2018 | 10:52:00
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 extends $37.5 million loan to Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda
29-08-2018 | 16:11:23
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.
[Guinea] Bel Air Mine project sends first bauxite consignment to China
08-08-2018 | 12:46:28
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.
Urbanization dampens growth opportunities in West Africa, World Bank
22-06-2018 | 13:12:42
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
27-04-2018 | 08:52:10
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
23-04-2018 | 08:26:19
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.
Orange extends its solar energy services to five African countries
28-03-2018 | 09:09:22
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, ASKY sign agreement for strategic partnership with Guinea Airlines
05-02-2018 | 08:04:00
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 opens embassies in Benin, Guinea, Mali and Niger to foster bilateral cooperation
02-02-2018 | 07:03:00
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 commits $3 million to develop the Khoumagueli Solar project in Guinea
22-01-2018 | 11:10:00
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.
[Guinea] SMB Winning announces a $3 billion investment in bauxite refinery
05-12-2017 | 07:12:14
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
[Guinea] National Office of Professional Training completes training with 25 MSMEs in Boke Region
29-11-2017 | 12:22:00
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.
World Bank Group pledges $2.35b in financing for Guinea
21-11-2017 | 14:03:58
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
Four African States apply for Fisheries Transparency Initiative membership
02-11-2017 | 14:09:00
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
30-10-2017 | 08:33:00
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.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 08:58:00
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 partners with National Office of Petroleum of Guinea in offshore oil exploration
10-10-2017 | 11:19:00
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.
[Guinea] Government Delivery Unit provides Guineans training opportunities in mining
29-08-2017 | 12:21:00
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.
Guinea eyes export of 100 tonnes of pineapple by January 2018
05-07-2017 | 15:58:00
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.
Wartsila to supply gold mine extension to Guinea
16-06-2017 | 07:35:30
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced it will supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea.
MTN kicks off employee volunteer program with call to share knowledge
01-06-2017 | 09:57:57
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.
Afreximbank pledges financial support to Guinea's development plan and power agenda
17-05-2017 | 16:19:44
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 welcomes new members from Algeria, Guinea and Morocco
05-05-2017 | 07:40:55
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.
African Development Bank to open field offices in Benin, Guinea and Niger
27-02-2017 | 10:02:00
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.
Guinea awards Fluor Corporation USD700m Bauxite Mining Project
07-02-2017 | 09:31:51
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.