GIM-UEMOA signed an agreement with PaySky, the leading digital payments ecosystem enabler for the development of GIMpay.
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
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.
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).
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.
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
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 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 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.
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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
The Single Window platform will bolster foreign trade and increase Niger’s revenues, while improving the overall speed and efficiency of trade.
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 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.
M. Han Fraeters est le nouveau directeur national de la Banque mondiale pour le Niger.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, un prêt de 127,8 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Niger.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
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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.
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
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
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
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.
Mdxi-MainOne consolide sa position dans le developpement de l'écosystème numérique de l'Afrique de L'Ouest
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, 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.
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
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
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 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
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.
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 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.
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.
The Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Niger for the transportation and storage of petroleum products.
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 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.
Pierre Ngon has assumed the charge as managing director of the Benin/Niger cluster of Bollore Transport & Logistics. He succeeds Jerome Binois.
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.
Niger is a Sahelian country with a population that regularly suffers from famine and malnutrition.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
The World Bank approved a $140 million financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Niger.
Moussa has been cultivating crops for years without any proper technical guidance.
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.
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
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.
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, 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 (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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.