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GIM-UEMOA and PaySky partner to bolster fintech in West Africa
21-08-2023 | 15:42:59
GIM-UEMOA signed an agreement with PaySky, the leading digital payments ecosystem enabler for the development of GIMpay.
Industrialization et la création d’emplois au nord du Nigéria et au Sahel
14-06-2023 | 14:35:00
IFC et ses partenaires soutiennent BUA à travers une facilité de 500 millions de dollars visant à promouvoir l’industrialisation et la création d’emplois au nord du Nigéria et au Sahel
[Interview]: Maïmouna Baillet Directrice de Sinergi
11-05-2023 | 10:15:00
Maïmouna Baillet Directrice de Sinergi, Directrice de fonds du réseau IPDEV 2, nous parle des difficultés et des opportunités auxquelles elle est exposée dans sa fonctions et dans son pays, de la place du genre dans le capital investissement et les objectifs et visions pour l’entrepreneuriat.
[Nigeria] NCDMB performs groundbreaking of pipe manufacturing plant at Polaku
11-04-2023 | 13:14:22
The plant would manufacture Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) and Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) pipes and has an estimated investment outlay of about N7.04 billion ($8.8million).
BOAD va accorder plus de 41 millions € pour la sécurité alimentaire au Sénégal et au Niger
03-04-2023 | 11:24:00
La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) vient d'octroyer des financements de 11 milliards FCFA (16,8 millions €) au Sénégal et de 16 milliards FCFA (24,4 millions €) pour la résilience à l'insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[Column] Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates: Why We are Hopeful About Improving Health in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:12
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.
Nigeria, Niger Republic sign agreement on border frequency coordination
08-02-2023 | 06:44:18
Nigeria and Republic of Niger have signed a bilateral agreement in Abuja for coordination of frequency utilisation along their borders to ensure seamless deployment of services within the two countries.
Nigeria, Niger sign agreement on border frequency coordination
07-02-2023 | 11:37:00
Nigeria and the Republic of Niger have signed a bilateral agreement for coordination of frequency utilisation along their borders to ensure seamless deployment of services within the two countries.
EUR16.2 million for digital transformation funds in West Africa
19-12-2022 | 09:42:00
On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW signed a financing agreement with the West African Development Bank BOAD (Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement) for EUR 16.2 million for the Digital Transformation Fund in West Africa (Phase 1).
IFC, Airtel partner to support mobile internet connectivity expansion across Africa
08-12-2022 | 11:11:00
To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, and the opportunities that come with increased connectivity, IFC announced a loan to Airtel Africa to help connect millions of new subscribers to mobile internet in six African countries.
EBID grants €10m loan facility to ECO Oil to enhance distribution of petroleum products to Burkina Faso and Niger
25-11-2022 | 12:51:00
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), signed a €10 million loan agreement with ECO Oil of Burkina Faso, to enhance the distribution of petroleum products to Burkina Faso and Niger, by ECO Oil’s sister companies.
FEI réalise son premier financement à court terme de 7 millions d'euros pour AktivCo
24-10-2022 | 13:42:00
Le fonds géré par Lion's Head Global Partners, la Facilité pour l'inclusion énergétique ("FEI"), a réalisé son premier financement à court terme en accordant une facilité de 7,0 millions d'euros à AktivCo, la société de services énergétiques ("ESCO") de Camusat.
KfW supports COVID vaccination campaigns and logistics in West and East Africa
24-10-2022 | 08:03:00
The financing agreement was signed between KfW and UNICEF for EUR 25 million to improve vaccine logistics in the West African countries, KfW is also supporting vaccinations against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in East Africa.
African sub-sovereign government leaders urged to take ownership of the AfCFTA
05-10-2022 | 07:45:54
The second edition of the African Sub-sovereign Governments Network (AfSNET) conference, held in Abuja, Nigeria, unanimously called on African sub-nationals to play their full role in facilitating the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Afreximbank se félicite de l'adoption de lois sur l'affacturage au Niger et au Burkina Faso
03-10-2022 | 08:39:00
La Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) a félicité les gouvernements du Niger et du Burkina Faso pour avoir adopté une loi sur l'affacturage afin de soutenir les activités commerciales des PME.
Webb Fontaine announces launch of Niger National Single Window (NNSW) to bolster trade
12-08-2022 | 10:29:30
Webb Fontaine and the Niger Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with its partners, marked the launch of the Niger National Single Window platform through a ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Niger.
Webb Fontaine launches Niger national single window to bolster trade
12-08-2022 | 08:04:00
The Single Window platform will bolster foreign trade and increase Niger’s revenues, while improving the overall speed and efficiency of trade.
La BOAD mise sur le solaire avec le PPIPS
08-08-2022 | 09:39:00
Le PPIPS représente un investissement total de près de 165 milliards de FCFA auquel la BOAD contribue à hauteur de 40 milliards de FCFA dans le secteur des Energies Solaires.
Africa Jutes investit dans la construction d'une usine de sacs d'intrants agricoles au Bénin.
11-07-2022 | 12:48:00
Africa Jutes Industries, une entreprise spécialisée dans la transformation de produits agricoles, souhaite investir 1 milliard de FCFA (1,5 million de dollars) dans la construction d'une unité de production de sacs de jute dans la zone industrielle de Glo-Djigbé (GDIZ) au Bénin.
La Banque Mondiale nomme un nouveau directeur national pour le Niger
04-07-2022 | 09:05:00
M. Han Fraeters est le nouveau directeur national de la Banque mondiale pour le Niger.
BAD, MASEN et RES4africa vont co-organiser un programme de formation pour les pays du Sahel
26-05-2022 | 09:58:00
La Banque africaine de développement, MASEN et RES4Africa ont convenu d'unir leurs forces dans le cadre d'un programme de formation dédié à l'énergie solaire en 2022, afin de favoriser l'adoption de l'énergie solaire dans cinq pays du Sahel.
Le Tchad et le Niger bénéficieront de l’expertise du Maroc dans la protection des données personnelles
23-05-2022 | 11:16:00
La semaine dernière, la Commission nationale de contrôle de la protection des données à caractère personnel (CNDP) du Maroc a accepté de partager son expertise avec ses consoeurs du Tchad et du Niger.
African Development Bank contributes to strengthening of economic and financial governance in Niger
09-05-2022 | 10:06:39
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.
La SONIDEP du Niger se concentrera sur le déploiement des infrastructures moderne
02-05-2022 | 07:30:00
Lors de la Semaine africaine de l'énergie 2022, la SONIDEP du Niger mènera des discussions sur la stimulation des investissements dans le secteur en aval du pétrole et du gaz en Afrique afin de maximiser la commercialisation des hydrocarbures.
La Banque mondiale a accordé 250 millions de dollars pour améliorer la gestion municipale au Niger.
21-04-2022 | 11:06:00
Le Niger, comme la plupart des pays du Sahel, est confronté à une crise économique et sécuritaire. En 2020, les défis économiques du pays ont été aggravés par les chocs climatiques. Pour soutenir les efforts de reconstruction du gouvernement, plusieurs partenaires apportent un soutien financier et technique.
The World Bank granted US$250 million to improve municipal management in Niger.
21-04-2022 | 10:56:00
Niger, like most Sahel countries, is facing an economic and security crisis. In 2020, the country’s economic challenges were worsened by climate shocks. To support government reconstruction efforts, several partners are contributing financial and technical support.
Le Canada contribue environ de 3 millions US pour la politique éducative du Niger
21-04-2022 | 09:40:00
Le financement du Canada abondera le Fonds commun sectoriel de l’éducation (FCSE).Créé en 2017 le FCSE rassemble les financements de plusieurs partenaires.
[Niger] L'AfDB accorde un prêt de 127 millions de dollars pour désenclaver les zones agropastorales à l’est du pays
18-03-2022 | 07:50:00
Le  Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, un prêt de 127,8 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Niger.
AfDB approves $127 million package to open up eastern agricultural areas in Niger
18-03-2022 | 06:46:00
The approved package comprises a loan of $71 million and a grant of $56.8 million.
L'AfDB accorde un don de $400 000 pour moderniser le marché financier de l’Union monétaire ouest-africaine
02-03-2022 | 10:24:00
La Banque africaine de développement a signé avec le Dépositaire central de règlement de l’Union monétaire ouest-africaine (UMOA), un protocole d’accord de don d’un montant de 400 000 dollars américains pour moderniser l’infrastructure du marché financier régional.
Expanding oil and gas exploration and production in Niger
23-02-2022 | 10:56:35
In a bid to ramp-up exploration and production to achieve this objective, Niger is making its regulatory and fiscal environment conducive for oil and gas energy market players.
Niger set to monetize massive gas reserves through Trans-Saharan Natural Gas Pipeline
22-02-2022 | 10:32:00
Enabling Europe to tap into West Africa’s abundant natural gas supplies, the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline is expected to boost exploration in The Republic of the Niger and expand its energy industry.
AfDB approves $379.6 million Desert to Power financing facility for the G5 Sahel countries
18-02-2022 | 12:12:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the Desert to Power G5 Sahel Financing Facility, covering Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger.
Les ministres régionaux signent la déclaration de Niamey et remettent le gazoduc transsaharien sur les rails
17-02-2022 | 21:43:00
Le Niger, l’Algérie et le Nigéria ont signé la “Déclaration de Niamey” lors de la troisième édition du Forum minier et pétrolier (ECOMOF) de la Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO).
AfDB lance le Projet d’appui à la résilience des entreprises des jeunes dans les pays du G5 Sahel
09-02-2022 | 07:47:00
Le secrétaire exécutif du G5 Sahel, l’ambassadeur Éric Yemdaogo Tiaré a présidé le lancement du Projet d’appui à la résilience des entreprises des jeunes dans les pays membres du G5 Sahel.
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.
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.
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.