Digital money transfer service WorldRemit continues its rapid expansion in Africa, launching new international mobile money services through a partnership with MFS Africa in five countries across the region.
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.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange or NSE) is pleased to announce the Cross Border Secondary Listing of 3,758,151,504 ordinary shares of Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
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.
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
The European Union is mobilizing an extra €108 million for social policies, security, good governance and access to electricity in Niger.
Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry Petroleum of the Republic of Niger.
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 – 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Salissou developed a mobile phone application called 'Saro App' that allows people to alert emergency services and inform them of the itinerary to take to reach the location.
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 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 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
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Government of Niger celebrated the start of the five-year, $437 million MCC Niger Compact designed to promote economic growth and reduce poverty.
Niger has received$ 43 million from the African Development Bank to support its budget.
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
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 .
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
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 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.
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.
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.