The Government of Sweden and UN Agencies signed a four-year programme to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by food insecurity, malnutrition, and the effects of climate change in Mali.
Mali a couvert deux cycles de reconstitution du Fonds africain de développement (FAD), le FAD-13 (2014-2016) et le FAD-14 (2017-2019).
AfDB, partners unveil initiative to secure climate-resilient water and sanitation services in five African countries
AfDB, in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund and the Government of Denmark will roll-out a program to strengthen access to climate-resilient water and sanitation resources in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger and Somalia.
Les Ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 sahel valident la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power
Les ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 Sahel ont validé la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power, un projet emblématique d’accès à l’énergie durable promu par la Banque africaine de développement.
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.
La Banque africaine de développement et l’Agence des Nations unies pour les réfugiés au Mali (HCR) ont remis trois ambulances médicalisées et plusieurs équipements au gouvernement du Mali pour l’aider à faire face à la pandémie de Covid-19.
Orange Mali et la Coopération Allemande Inaugurent le 4ème Orange Digital Center en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent à Bamako, « Orange Digital Center », un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange Mali and German Cooperation inaugurate 4th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East
Orange and the German Cooperation are inaugurating, an Orange Digital Center in Bamako, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
L’association Light On organise, jusqu’au 31 juillet prochain, avec le soutien du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et d’autres partenaires, le concours « Salon de l’énergie et du développement durable » (SEDD for Innovation).
NuRAN Wireless Inc., a leading supplier of mobile and broadband wireless infrastructure solutions, announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Telinno-Consulting Limited for the in Mali, West Africa and Sierra Leone.
Pipit Global has announced that in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mali, Senegal, and Ghana, consumers can now avail of transactions through the pipit platform at lower rates than ever before.
World Bank appoints Clara Ana De Sousa as new Country Director for Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Niger
The World bank has appointed Clara Ana De Sousa, a Mozambican national, as the new Country Director for the Sahel countries including Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger effective today. She will be based in Bamako, Mali.
Galiano Gold announced it has acquired 100% of ABG Mali Exploration SARL (ABG Mali) from a subsidiary of Barrick Gold for consideration paid of $1.5 million.
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.
[Uganda] Insurtech startup OKO raises $1.2 million to bring innovative insurance to smallholder farmers across Africa
OKO, an Insurtech startup that provides inclusive agricultural insurance to secure farmers’ income across Africa, has closed a Seed investment of $1.2 million.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in its shared Innovation series highlights seven innovative programs created or developed by African countries to combat covid-19.
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
BS/2 company, a software security company in cooperation with its partner, Diebold Nixdorf, has begun installing its ATMeye.iQ solution in financial institutions in Mali.
The World Bank approved a $80 million from the International Development Association (IDA), with 50% grant and 50% credit, will support Mali’s education system.
The African Union Commission congratulates Honourable Michel Sidibé, of the Republic of Mali, on his appointment as the African Union Special Envoy for the African Medicines Agency (AMA).
Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding.
African Edtech startup Kabakoo receives funding from Zoom, launches first no-code training in Africa
Committed to democratizing access to tech education for the African youths, Kabakoo has launched the first no-code training in West Africa for a batch of twenty learners at its Bamako campus.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved, a donation of 150,000 US dollars to support internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bamako
Mali has secured $57.6 million in financing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
IFC announced a disbursement of a loan to support expansion at Mali's leading mango processor, Centre d'Étude et de Développement Industriel et Agricole du Mali (CEDIAM).
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is partnering with FAO, WFP, the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the Group of Five Sahel countries, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and in the Republic of Senegal.
Vivo Energy and Robex Resources Inc. have announced an agreement for Vivo Energy to supply solar power to the Nampala mine for a period of between five and 15 years.
IFC invests in Mali mineral lime producer to boost agribusiness, support mining sectors’ local content
IFC announced an investment in Carrières et Chaux du Mali, to help the company increase production of agricultural lime and quicklime, essential inputs that will strengthen Mali's important agriculture and mining industries.
AngloGold Ashanti and Barrick Gold concluded the sale of their interest in Morila, which owns 80% of the Morila gold mine in Mali, to Firefinch for $28.8 million.
During the launch of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Replenishment Period 2020-25, donors increased their contributions to achieve sustainable Development Goal 2 - a world with zero hunger.
AngloGold Ashanti and Barrick Gold have agreed to sell their effective 80% stake in the Morila Gold Mine in Mali, to Mali Lithium.
Andersen Global has announced its debut in Mali through a Collaboration Agreement with Bamako-based tax and legal firm Juri-Partner.
Farmer cooperatives across West and Central Africa help expand access to improved seeds, boosting yields
A farmers’ cooperative in Mali has experienced a significant increase in production of quality seeds, setting an example for other farmer organizations in Mali and neighboring countries.
Radisson Hotel Group has added six new hotels to its African portfolio, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed a $20 million loan agreement with the Republic of Mali to finance a road project that will improve links to economic centers and social amenities.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched a large-scale food and nutrition intervention to assist nearly one million people in the northern and central regions of Mali.
From Sudan to Mali, Senegal to Mozambique, and Zambia to Mauritania, women are changing the face of agriculture, adapting and innovating to tackle the challenges of climate change, and feeding the continent’s growing population.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is working with scientists from Mali to improve food security using climate-smart agricultural techniques to enhance water management and improve soil fertility.
The African Development Bank approved an emergency project in favor of low-income countries members of ECOWAS for strengthening the health systems of The Gambia, Mali and Niger.
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.
Germany has reaffirmed its commitment to the long-term improvement of livelihoods and food security in Mali through an EUR 11 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme’s life-changing activities in the country.
The World Bank approved a $25.8 million International Development Association (IDA) 50 % grant and 50% credit to support Mali’s response to Covid-19.
A new project aimed at improving food and nutrition security in Mali by enhancing crop productivity and climate resilience was recently launched by ICRISAT in Mali.
The Government of Mali and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) held a workshop in Bamako to prepare a new results-based country strategic opportunities programme for the period 2020-2024.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Mali signed a financing agreement for the construction of the Bourem-Kidal road, 285.83 km long and nicknamed "national unity road".
[Mali] Smallholders, low-income entrepreneurs to benefit from EIB backed expansion of leading microfinance institution
Rural smallholders and low-income entrepreneurs across Mali will benefit from improved access to finance and local currency loans essential for expanding business activity or agriculture following EUR 10 million support from the EIB.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Mali has launched Sama by UBA, a money transfer and mobile payment service.
Haejeon Industrial Co., Ltd. has secured a $18.3 million contract to construct a large dam in Mali, Africa in a joint venture with industry partner Samsung C & T Corp.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Mali launched Sama by UBA, a money transfer and mobile payment solution that was birthed through a partnership between Sama Money SA, Bamako and UBA.
PASH Global has acquired a 49.9 percent share in the solar photovoltaic (pv) farm project in Mali being developed by independent renewable energy power producer Akuo Energy.
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.
The new Internet Society Foundation has issued its first set of medium and large grants to 13 ground-breaking projects that seek to spread the benefits of the Internet around the world.
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced a new US$3.7 million tranche of funding to support education in emergencies responses in the Sahelian nations of Mali and Niger.
African projects from Kenya, Uganda, Mali and Ethiopia are among the 16 winners of The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) innovation challenge whose focus is surfacing resilience solutions across Africa and Asia.
Bayer creates EUR 20 million social innovation ecosystem fund to spur entrepreneurship for African smallholder farmers
The Bayer Foundation launched its new EUR 20 million Social Innovation ecosystem fund by awarding EUR 3 million to four pioneering social innovators - myAgro, Mercy Corps, Path and Living Goods.
Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $22.7 million financing to support Mali’s efforts to improve access to modern services and promote the deployment of renewable energy in rural areas.
IFC has announced an investment of up to €2.5 million in Mali Shi to help build the only active modern shea butter processing plant in the country.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a $40 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to strengthen the capacity and governance of the mining sector in Mali.
The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa program.
AngloGold Ashanti achieved guidance for the sixth consecutive year, with improved margins driving significant growth in free cash flow generation.
Gold producing company Endeavour Mining has completed the sale of its interest in the non-core Tabakoto mine located in South Western Mali to Algom Resources Limited.
The European Union is stepping up cooperation with Mali and the implementation of structural reforms to improve security, governance and access to basic services in the country.
Exploration and development company African Gold Group intends to complete a best efforts non-brokered private placement financing of up to 20,000,000 units.
The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.
Gold exploration company Ashanti Gold Corp. has announced first results for Gourbassi West from the recently completed 105 hole Reverse Circulation and Diamond Drill.
Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension with the Republic of Mali to build and operate a 1000-hectare modern logistics hub outside of Bamako.
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 banking is gaining a strong footing in African region with the launching Islamic banking windows of Coris Bank International in Mali, Senegal, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire.
African Gold Group Inc. has started the Diamond Drill and RC Drill program at its Kobada project located southern Mali.
Marriott International today announced the opening of Sheraton Bamako Hotel marking its entry into Mali, in West Africa.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa Group’s lending to small and medium enterprises in eight African countries.
Organized in collaboration with the Dakar office of Dalberg, an international strategy consulting firm, a new incubation program that aims to regroup Dakar's most innovative early-stage entrepreneurs, Incuberation was launched as Impact Dakar's first incubation program.
Afreximbank targets $700m financing support for Trade, Infrastructure and Agro-Processing Development in Mali
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will arrange $700 million multi-sourced finance to support trade and related infrastructure projects in Mali, focusing mainly on transport logistics, tourism, agro-processing and the financial sector.
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.
Nokia and Orange Middle East & Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernization project to prepare for the launch of 4G services.
[Mali] Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and Akuo Energy to finance construction of largest solar plant in West Africa
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Akuo Energy, French green independent power produced have agreed to finance the Akuo Kita Solar power plant, to be built at Kita in southern Mali.
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.
[Mali] 12,500 new subscribers connected to the national grid with $ 28 million funding from African Development Bank
The year 2018 is starting well for the rural populations of Mali: nearly 12,500 new subscribers living in rural areas will soon be connected to the electricity grid.
Assistance Aéroportuaire du Mali to provide line maintenance services for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircrafts in West Africa
ASAM S.A., the Airport Assistance Company of Mali has been certified as an Approved Maintenance Organization with the ability to offer line maintenance services in West Africa.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 19, 2017, announced the debarment of Entreprise de Construction Urbaine et Rurale (ECUR) for a minimum period of three years.
RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda, will from 30th September 2017 commence three weekly operations to Conakry Guinea, Bamako Mali and Dakar in Senegal from its new hub in Cotonou (Benin).
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
AFI KLM E&M has won the component support contract for Air Mauritius' new Airbus A350s. The long-term contract covers a total of six aircraft, the first two of which will be delivered this year.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a senior concessional loan of $25 million to fund the Segou Solar PV Project, Mali’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant.