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Libya, Niger move forward on strengthening migration management and labour mobility
01-12-2021 | 07:30:00
In a step towards regularizing labour migration, Libya and Niger signed a memorandum of understanding that seeks to protect migrant workers through effective work visa issuance before employment and to better respond to Libya's labour market needs.
[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
Africa Finance Corporation onboards all West African countries as members
09-11-2021 | 09:45:00
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has welcomed the Republic of Niger as its 33rd member state. The Corporation has now achieved 60% of countries of Africa as member states.
[Niger] Projets de l'AfDB contribuent à améliorer les conditions de vie de millions de personnes
05-11-2021 | 08:55:00
En finançant de nombreux projets transformateurs au Niger, la Banque africaine de développement a contribué à l’amélioration des conditions de vie et de travail de millions de personnes.
[Niger] La résilience à l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle se renforce avec le soutien de l'AfDB
26-10-2021 | 09:04:00
Le Programme de renforcement de la résilience à l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel a quasiment atteint ses objectifs.
World Bank approves financing to improve women and girl’s access to nutrition and health services in Niger
24-09-2021 | 08:46:00
The Nigerien government will be able to provide its population with better health coverage with financing approved by the World Bank.
AfDB, partners unveil initiative to secure climate-resilient water and sanitation services in five African countries
09-09-2021 | 09:45:00
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
08-09-2021 | 08:46:00
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.
Mdxi-MainOne consolide sa position dans le developpement de l'écosystème numérique de l'Afrique de L'Ouest
09-08-2021 | 14:50:00
MDXi, une entreprise de MainOne continue de consolider sa position de leader des data center en Afrique de l'Ouest avec le lancement de son nouveau data center à Appolonia City, au Ghana.
Mdxi-MainOne consolidates position in building west African digital ecosystem
09-08-2021 | 14:43:00
MDXi, a MainOne company, continues to consolidate its position as the leading Data Center Business across West Africa with the launch of its recent Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana.
Over 200 graduates emerge from the Ecobank Group and AUDA-NEPAD MSME Training for Financing program
28-07-2021 | 10:35:00
Ecobank Group and the AUDA-NEPAD, held a virtual graduation ceremony for more than 200 alumni of the inaugural Ecobank’s MSME Training for Financing Program.
World Bank provides $470m to advance regional connectivity, economic opportunities in Burkina Faso, Niger and Togo
21-07-2021 | 10:03:00
Burkina Faso, Niger, and Togo will get a $470 million boost from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), for the ongoing efforts to improve regional connectivity, security, and socio-economic opportunity.
World Bank appoints Clara Ana De Sousa as new Country Director for Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Niger
08-07-2021 | 09:24:00
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.
IFC partners with Niger to boost access to clean power
15-06-2021 | 12:25:00
IFC and the Government of Niger announced a partnership under the World Bank Group's Scaling Solar program to develop up to 50 megawatts of grid-connected solar power, equivalent to roughly 20 percent of the country's current installed capacity.
[Column] Verner Ayukegba: New leadership and energy sector restructuring will boost investments into Niger
14-04-2021 | 11:49:05
It will enable Niger’s daily crude production to rise from currently 20,000 barrels to 110,000 barrels per day, making Niger a key gateway to the much-touted resource rich but largely unexplored Sahel region.
New recruitment platform to be opened for more than 2,000 workers
22-03-2021 | 07:38:00
On the national territory, infrastructure construction of the Benin-Niger pipeline will create thousands of jobs which will make it effective in the next few weeks.
African Development Bank contributes to strengthening of economic and financial governance in Niger
03-02-2021 | 09:30:24
The implementation of the Support Project for Internal Resource Mobilization and the Improvement of Economic and Financial Governance, supported by the African Development Bank, has contributed to strengthening Niger's economic resilience.
Afreximbank disburses $250 million to support Trans Niger Oil and Gas’s acquisition of OML 17
29-01-2021 | 07:28:17
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has disbursed $250 million of the $1.1 billion that supported the acquisition by Trans Niger Oil and Gas Limited (TNOG) of a 45% stake in OML 17 onshore oilfield.
[Nigeria] Savannah Energy appoints finnCap and Panmure Gordon as its corporate brokers
03-12-2020 | 15:18:09
Savannah Energy PLC, the African-focused British independent energy company sustainably developing high quality, high potential energy projects in Nigeria and Niger, has announced that it has appointed finnCap Ltd and Panmure Gordon (UK) Ltd to act as its joint corporate brokers.
Nigeria, Niger sign MoU for petroleum products distribution
25-11-2020 | 08:27:00
The Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Niger for the transportation and storage of petroleum products.
AI startup ATLAN Space raises $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II for expansion
04-11-2020 | 09:39:00
Aerial vehicle Artificial Intelligence startup ATLAN Space has raised $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II with participation from Hilmi Law Firm and Cadex Group, for business expansion.
Sterling and Wilson to build solar storage hybrid power plant in Niger
22-10-2020 | 17:09:03
Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd (SWPL) has announced that it's Hybrid & Energy Storage division (HES) has signed an EPC contract to construct a Solar PV Battery Storage and Diesel Genset based hybrid power plant in Agadez, Niger, in West Africa.
Bollore Transport & Logistics appoints Pierre Ngon as MD of Benin and Niger
15-09-2020 | 09:25:57
Pierre Ngon has assumed the charge as managing director of the Benin/Niger cluster of Bollore Transport & Logistics. He succeeds Jerome Binois.
Climate resilient agriculture grants in Niger empower women-managed enterprises
04-09-2020 | 11:29:00
In Niger, the agricultural sector employs 8 out of 10 people; It is estimated that if the gender gap was closed in agricultural productivity, it would unlock financial gains that could lift over 25,000 Nigeriens out of poverty.
Fertilizer Reform in Niger: An Important Step toward Food Security
10-08-2020 | 13:00:00
Niger is a Sahelian country with a population that regularly suffers from famine and malnutrition.
World Bank approves $250m to boost long-term growth in Niger
07-08-2020 | 08:02:00
The World approved a total amount of $250 million in International Development Association (IDA) credit and grant to help Niger develop its human capital and to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19.
World Bank approves $100m to improve decentralized services, management of extractive sector in Niger
04-08-2020 | 08:42:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million financing from the International Development Association (IDA) credit and grant to strengthen local governments’ capacity and extractive sector management in Niger.
Farmer cooperatives across West and Central Africa help expand access to improved seeds, boosting yields
27-07-2020 | 08:42:00
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.
African Development Bank enhances food security for millions of people in Niger, report
16-07-2020 | 10:51:00
The Water Mobilisation Project to Enhance Food Security in Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder Regions implemented between 2011 and 2018 in Niger, has sustainably increased agricultural production and productivity.
World Bank provides $100m to accelerate digital transformation in Niger
09-07-2020 | 15:43:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million International Development Association which includes $50 million credit and $50 million grant to help Niger implement an ambitious program to use digital infrastructure.
IFAD invests €77.7 million in Niger for food security and climate change resilience
07-07-2020 | 09:51:00
The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations, IFAD, has announced a new project that will boost support for about 210,000 poor rural households in Niger
African Development Bank mobilizes $22 million for low-income countries in the ECOWAS region
01-06-2020 | 09:51:00
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.
Germany, WFP expand multi-year partnership to empower resilient communities in Niger
29-05-2020 | 09:43:22
The WFP in Niger welcomed an additional €24 million contribution from Germany to scale-up resilience building at a time when Niger is facing the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 health pandemic on food security.
World Bank provides $346 million to strengthen resilience, livelihoods in Lake Chad region
28-05-2020 | 13:35:00
The World Bank approved two operations totaling $346 million in IDA financing to help strengthen resilience and livelihoods in the Lake Chad region, which is shared among Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
World Bank approves $273 million for West Africa to facilitate access to services for people
29-04-2020 | 08:51:00
The World Bank approved $273 million for Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger to facilitate access to services for millions of people through the West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) Program.
Gilat Telecom completes world's first trials of SD-WAN for both satellite and fiber in Africa
22-04-2020 | 16:32:03
Gilat Telecom has announced the commercial availability of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) for both satellite and fiber networks after extensive testing by a major pan-African operator.
Togo, Niger, Benin owe Nigeria N30bn in electricity, NERC
22-04-2020 | 13:24:00
The Republics of Togo, Niger and Benin owe Nigeria a total of N29.97bn for the electricity supplied to them from January to September last year, according to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
Niger to receive $13.95 million from World Bank for COVID-19 response
16-04-2020 | 08:53:00
The World Bank approved a $13.95 million to prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness in Niger.
Niger to receive $140 million from World Bank for quality education and learning
08-04-2020 | 10:13:00
The World Bank approved a $140 million financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Niger.
Niger youth trained on market gardening to diversify yields and income
04-03-2020 | 14:22:00
Moussa has been cultivating crops for years without any proper technical guidance.
African Development Bank reaffirms full support for Lake Chad Basin Commission
11-02-2020 | 11:51:00
The African Development Bank reaffirmed its full support for the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), which brings together Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad, faced with the threat of the jihadist group Boko Haram.
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.
Startup Guide Africa Series 2020 targets techpreneurs in East and West Africa
30-01-2020 | 10:13:00
The first-ever Startup Guide Africa Series 2020 is looking for entrepreneurs, innovators, accelerators, experts and co-working spaces.
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.
ADFD inks three loan agreements worth $33 million with three African countries
15-01-2020 | 13:08:00
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, formalised three loan agreements valued at US$33 million (AED121 million) with the Governments of Togo, Niger and Liberia.
ISFD, Niger, partners join forces to enroll 2.6 million out of school children by 2030
09-01-2020 | 13:20:00
ISFD, the poverty alleviation arm of Islamic Development Bank, the government of the Republic of Niger and several international partners have joined forces to enroll 2.6 million Out of School children to school by the year 2030.
Education Cannot Wait expands first emergency response in Mali and Niger
17-12-2019 | 12:09:00
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.
OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe
12-12-2019 | 08:05:00
The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
EIB expands trade & investment insurance benefits to West Africa
12-11-2019 | 08:57:00
The EIB has formally agreed to support membership expansion of the African Trade Insurance Agency with a concessional financing facility to cover the shareholding of three prospective members - Cameroon, Niger and Togo.
International Organisation for Migration completes fish farming project to boost local economy in Niger
15-10-2019 | 12:03:00
The International Organisation for Migration has completed a fish farming project to the benefit more than 6,500 people through its project Community Stabilization Initiatives in Northern Niger, funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.
UNDP launches regional stabilization facility for Lake Chad
22-07-2019 | 11:21:00
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the Regional Stabilization Facility for Lake Chad, a multi-million dollar fund to scale up the range of stabilization intervention in areas of Lake Chad Basin.
Operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area launches in Niger
08-07-2019 | 15:15:40
The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in the Nigerien capital.
Global partners approve $61.8m toward AfDB initiative for women entrepreneurs
14-05-2019 | 08:08:00
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.
EU commits €108 million to improve Niger’s social policies, good governance and access to electricity
14-12-2018 | 10:00:00
The European Union is mobilizing an extra €108 million for social policies, security, good governance and access to electricity in Niger.
[Nigeria] Oranto Petroleum inks agreement, prepares to enter Niger Republic
30-10-2018 | 12:43:00
Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry Petroleum of the Republic of Niger.
African Development Bank approves the Africa Disaster Risks Financing Programme
30-10-2018 | 07:45:00
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.
OFID signs loan agreements of $80 million with Benin, Niger and China
23-10-2018 | 15:05:00
OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has signed public sector loan agreements totaling more than $80 million. The agreements were signed by OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and ministers from the beneficiary countries.
Avon HMO, Piggybank.ng partner to better healthcare access in Nigeria
08-10-2018 | 13:24:00
With less than five per cent of the Nigerian population under any sort of healthcare cover, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments.
Video Games made-in-Africa reach the Global Scene during Devcom
07-08-2018 | 14:59:00
For the 10th anniversary of gamescom, during the largest European game convention, several African game developers will participate in devcom, the interdependent game developer conference.
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.
Niger ratifies agreement on African Continental Free Trade Area
12-06-2018 | 11:50:00
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has received from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Niger to the AU the instrument of ratification of the Agreement on the African Continental Free Trade Area from Niger.
IFC invests in Bank of Africa to expand SME lending in eight countries
04-06-2018 | 15:14:00
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.
Niger trains eyes on nuclear power to stem erratic electricity supply
27-04-2018 | 08:46:00
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Niger to review its infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme.
Nokia and Orange roll out 4G LTE in seven African countries in largest operation of its kind
08-03-2018 | 07:51:51
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.
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.
Millennium Challenge Corporation, Niger enter into a five-year, $437 million compact to promote economic growth, reduce poverty
31-01-2018 | 07:01:00
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Government of Niger celebrated the start of the five-year, $437 million MCC Niger Compact designed to promote economic growth and reduce poverty.
Niger receives $ 43 million from the African Development Bank in budgetary support
12-01-2018 | 07:40:00
Niger has received$ 43 million from the African Development Bank to support its budget.
ICD and BSIC Niger cooperate to finance SMEs in Niger
27-11-2017 | 08:05:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, the private sector arm of IDB Group, and BSIC Niger have entered into an agreement to finance SMEs in Niger.
[Niger] European Union and LWR launch $1.6 million initiative to increase resilience of 10,000 farmers to climate change
24-10-2017 | 11:12:52
Lutheran World Relief, with funding from the European Union, is launching a three-year initiative in Dosso, Niger to strengthen farmers’ resilience to climate change .
[Niger] AfDB commits $4 billion to boost vocational and technical training
29-09-2017 | 15:06:00
The African Development Bank (ADB) Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, has concluded his two-day official visit to Niger with a visit to the Kalmaharo Technical High School in Niamey, is supported by the Bank
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 13:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
The AfDB in collaboration with Niger to speed up its development
28-09-2017 | 10:06:24
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Niamey on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 for a two-day official visit to Niger, which began with a meeting with the Head of State, Mahamadou Issoufou.
USAID to launch new country programs in West and Central Africa
25-09-2017 | 12:48:34
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green has announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative , led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will launch new country programs.
[Column] Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates: Why We are Hopeful About Improving Health in Africa
27-04-2017 | 10:01:00
This week, more than 138,000 vaccinators will fan out across five African countries in the Lake Chad area in a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of this terrible disease forever.