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.
Sierra Leone National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has signed an MOU with telecom regulatory heads from Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast to implement the One Area Network work initiative.
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.
The African Export-Import Bank has taken its recently-introduced Afreximbank Trade Facilitation Programme to Guinean banks, telling representatives of the Guinean banking sector that the programme will lead to improved support from Afreximbank.
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.