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Technip Energies partners with COS Petrogaz to accelerate gas development in Senegal
27-05-2022 | 10:50:49
Technip Energies and COS Petrogaz have signed a MoU to collaborate in the fields of LNG, carbon-free energy solutions and decarbonization, in order to accelerate Senegal's gas development and support a fair and equitable energy transition.
Senegal, Angola sign 6 cooperation agreements
27-05-2022 | 09:16:00
President of Senegal, and President of Angola, have signed six cooperation agreements in the fields of justice, trade, tourism and oil as well as the promotion and protection of investments.
Avanti Communications and Free in Senegal sign landmark agreement to build and host new HYLAS 4 satellite gateway
23-05-2022 | 13:25:36
Avanti Communications (“Avanti”) and Free in Senegal today announced a five-year partnership agreement under which Free in Senegal will build and host a new satellite gateway in Senegal for Avanti’s HYLAS 4 state-of-the-art Ka-band satellite. 
BAL to host series of youth development, community service and business events
23-05-2022 | 08:33:00
The Basketball Africa League (BAL) announced a series of youth development, community service and business events that will take place during the 2022 BAL Playoffs and Finals, which tip off at Kigali Arena in Rwanda.
Le Sénégal balise la voie pour une reprise résiliente en Afrique
16-05-2022 | 10:57:00
Selon les informations fournies par la Banque mondiale, la migration climatique interne pourrait atteindre jusqu'à 1 million de personnes au Sénégal.
Is Africa ready for green growth? AfDB assesses some countries
13-05-2022 | 10:23:00
A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa.
Envol City joins Basketball Africa League as official partner
13-05-2022 | 08:34:52
The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and Envol City announced a multiyear partnership that makes Envol City an official partner of the BAL and the league’s Country Partner in Senegal.
UNDP and PAGGW team up to green the Sahel for sustainable livelihoods
04-05-2022 | 10:27:22
UNDP and the Pan African Agency of the Great Green Wall (PAGGW) have signed a 5-year MoU to reinforce and operationalise collaboration towards the common goal of contributing to the Great Green Wall Initiative (GGWI) in the Sahel region.
La place de marché B2B africaine Kwely obtient 1 million de dollars dans un premier tour de table
28-04-2022 | 07:53:00
Kwely Inc. a finalisé un cycle de financement de démarrage d'un million de dollars avec une injection de 700 000 dollars de capitaux frais dirigée par WIC Capital avec la participation de Loftyinc Capital, Afropreneur Angels, Haskè Ventures et d'autres investisseurs providentiels.
African B2B Marketplace Kwely Grabs $1M in Seed Round
28-04-2022 | 07:48:00
African B2B marketplace Kwely Inc. finalized a $1 million seed funding round with a $700,000 injection of fresh capital led by WIC Capital with participation from Loftyinc Capital, Afropreneur Angels, Haskè Ventures and other angel investors.
Wave Mobile Money the first fintech to be granted an Electronic Money Institution licence
25-04-2022 | 13:18:37
Wave Mobile Money becomes the first fintech operating in several WAEMU countries to become an Electronic Money Institution.
Wave Mobile Money la première fintech à se faire accorder la licence d’Établissement de Monnaie Électronique
25-04-2022 | 13:15:00
Wave Mobile Money devient la première fintech opérant dans plusieurs pays de l’UEMOA à être Établissement de Monnaie Électronique.
Sénégal :La rénovation d'une raffinerie entraîne une augmentation de 20 % de sa capacité
25-04-2022 | 09:53:00
Retardée pendant près de quatre ans par des blocages financiers, des conflits entre partenaires et la pandémie mondiale, la seule raffinerie en aval du Sénégal fait aujourd'hui l'objet de rénovations majeures et d'une augmentation de 20 % de sa capacité.
Woodside Energy awards Wood contract for first oil development offshore Senegal
19-04-2022 | 11:34:30
Wood has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy for the Sangomar FPSO development, located 100km south of Dakar, Senegal.
succès sur toute la ligne en Afrique et acteur de la transformation digitale
18-04-2022 | 09:05:00
Infobip leader en matière de solutions de communication via le cloud, est devenu en quelques années seulement, un acteur innovant et actif de l’inclusion numérique en Afrique francophone via 4 filiales au Maroc, Sénégal, Cote d’ivoire et RDC.
[Sénégal] WIC Capital accorde une avance remboursable à 13 PME dirigées par des femmes.
14-04-2022 | 09:01:00
WIC Capital, spécialisée dans le financement des entreprises dirigées par des femmes au Sénégal et en Côte d'Ivoire, a accordé une avance remboursable de 120 millions de francs CFA (environ 200 000 USD) à 13 PME au Sénégal.
[Senegal] WIC Capital grants repayable advance to 13 women-led SMEs
14-04-2022 | 08:52:00
Impact investment firm WIC Capital specialized in financing women-led businesses in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire granted XOF120 million (about US$200,000) of repayable advance to 13 SMEs in Senegal.
[Sénégal] Hauts responsables de la BAD Saluent les Programmes d’Entrepreneuriat des Jeunes et des Femmes
04-04-2022 | 16:12:00
Deux vice-présidents du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement , Beth Dunford et Solomon Quaynor saluent les programmes d’entrepreneuriat des jeunes et des femmes qui augmentent les revenus et renforcent la sécurité sociale des femmes et des jeunes au Sénégal.
CCAC a accueilli le Sénégal comme nouveau partenaire lors de la célébration de son 10e anniversaire
04-04-2022 | 13:04:33
CCAC et ses partenaires vont de l'avant pour mettre en œuvre des solutions éprouvées afin d'atteindre les objectifs cruciaux en matière de climat et d'air pur 2030. Ils ont obtenu 11 millions de dollars pour la mise en œuvre de la CCAC et du Global Methane Pledge et ont accueilli de nouveaux partenaires.
CCAC welcomed Senegal as a new partners during 10th anniversary celebration
04-04-2022 | 12:17:00
CCAC and Partners are forging ahead to implement tested solutions to achieve critical climate and clean air goals by 2030 with $11 million in new funding for the CCAC and Global Methane Pledge implementation and welcomed new Partners.
L’inclusion financière au cœur de la transformation économique en Afrique
31-03-2022 | 09:40:14
Bâtir des infrastructures solides, fiables et donnant confiance, une clé pour une inclusion financière véritable en Afrique.
IFC partners with FONSIS to develop affordable housing in Senegal
29-03-2022 | 11:17:41
To help increase the supply of affordable housing in Senegal, where demand is growing rapidly, IFC and Senegal's Sovereign Wealth Fund, FONSIS, signed a collaboration agreement to develop 20,000 homes in the country.
[Sénégal] IFC et le FONSIS s'associent pour renforcer l’offre de logements abordables au
25-03-2022 | 09:27:00
Afin de renforcer l'offre de logements abordables au Sénégal, IFC et le Fonds souverain d'investissements stratégiques du Sénégal ont conclu un accord de collaboration pour développer 20 000 logements via un fonds spécial appelé Kajom Capital.
Makhtar Diop au Sénégal pour des échanges consacrés au renforcement du secteur privé
23-03-2022 | 08:32:00
M. Makhtar Diop, directeur général de la Société financière internationale (IFC), est en Sénégal pour témoigner de l'engagement d'IFC envers le programme de développement du pays.
Nigeria, Senegal to sign agreement on local content development
10-03-2022 | 09:46:30
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the authorities of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry have agreed sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to guide Nigeria’s support for the development of Local Content in Senegal. 
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.
Six African countries to receive initial transfer of mRNA vaccine technology
25-02-2022 | 09:22:00
Six African countries – Egypt, Senegal, Kenya, South Africa, Tunisia and Nigeria – have emerged as the first African recipients of mRNA technology under the global mRNA technology transfer hub initiative.
African presidents launch Global Fund's $18b campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria
23-02-2022 | 10:16:00
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and presidents of five African countries launched the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria.
La Fondation Sonatel offre au Sénégal son 1er Centre de Gériatrie de référence hors de Dakar
17-02-2022 | 21:29:00
La Fondation Sonatel vient d’offrir un centre de gériatrie flambant neuf à la Région de Thiès.
Orange, Sonatel and SES partner to deploy first African O3b mPOWER gateway in Senegal
16-02-2022 | 14:48:00
Orange, the multi-service telecommunications group with a presence in 18 African countries, along with its subsidiary Sonatel, will partner with SES, to deploy and manage the first O3b mPOWER gateway in Africa.
BioNTech introduces first modular mRNA manufacturing facility to promote scalable vaccine production in Africa
16-02-2022 | 12:10:00
BioNTech has taken a next step to improve vaccine supply in Africa by introducing its approach to establishing scalable vaccine production by developing and delivering turnkey mRNA manufacturing facilities based on a container solution.
[Senegal] Haskè Ventures announces a $150K investment in distribution chain startup ProXalys
10-02-2022 | 10:41:00
Haskè Ventures, the venture builder for Francophone Africa, has boosted the growth of Senegalese distribution chain innovator ProXalys by investing $150 000 in pre-seed funding in December 2021.
Air Senegal rolls out Moment’s Flymingo Box onboard its fleet
04-02-2022 | 12:36:00
Moment, a French tech company specialised in entertainment and passenger experience solutions for the travel industry, has been selected by Air Senegal to install its In-Flight Entertainment system (W-IFE), the Flymingo Box, aboard the airline’s fleet.
Africa Mercy returns to Senegal to resume surgical operations and training
02-02-2022 | 09:06:12
The Africa Mercy has returned to Dakar, Senegal, to continue the surgical operations and training that were interrupted in March 2020 by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ship's presence is expected to last until November 2022.
Jumia announces the launch of its second tech center in Egypt
24-01-2022 | 10:48:17
Based on its strategy to provide new tech opportunities for youth and further expand e-commerce, Jumia, the e-commerce leader in Egypt, officially announced the launch of the new Tech Center in Alexandria Governorate.
Senegal inaugurates regional express train linking Dakar to Diamniadio
30-12-2021 | 14:09:48
Senegal has officially launched the commercial operation of the Regional Express Train which will link Dakar, the country's capital, to Diamniadio, the new town currently under development.
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development celebrates African agriculture scientists in a story telling event
23-12-2021 | 10:30:00
In a one-of-its-kind virtual story telling event, attended by 123 participants from across Africa, Asia and Europe, Dorothy Mukhebi, AWARD’s Acting Director, explained that the event sought to spotlight research on African food systems and celebrate some of the outstanding researchers hailing from Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Senegal.
Kenyan e-health startup Zuri Health launches in Senegal
09-12-2021 | 10:38:28
Kenyan health tech startup Zuri Health has launched its operations in Senegal. The startup has partnered with Expresso Senegal to launch its operations in the country.
Angola Cables partners with CVTelecom to boost connectivity in West Africa
09-12-2021 | 06:56:00
CVTelecom (Cabo Verde Telecom) and Angola Cables have signed a joint cooperation agreement to identify synergies to expand connectivity and network capabilities.
Afreximbank signs US$50 million partnership with FONSIS to support project preparation activities in Senegal
03-12-2021 | 11:23:00
Afreximbank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fonds Souverain d’Investissements Stratégiques to provide project preparatory capital to assist public and private sector investors to progress projects from concept stage to bankability in a timely manner in Senegal.
[Sénégal] L'AfDB accorde plus de 108 millions d’euros au Programme d’appui à l’accélération industrielle
29-11-2021 | 08:56:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé l’octroi d’un prêt de 108,36 millions d’euros au Sénégal pour contribuer au financement du Programme d’appui à l’accélération industrielle.
L'ITFC signe un accord de 40 millions d'euros avec la SONACOS pour financer la campagne arachidière au Sénégal
24-11-2021 | 11:37:00
La Société Internationale Islamique de Financement du Commerce (ITFC), a accordé un financement de 40 millions d'euros à la Société nationale de commercialisation des oléagineux du Sénégal (SONACOS).
ITFC signs $40m agreement with SONACOS to finance 2021/22 groundnut season in Senegal
24-11-2021 | 11:06:00
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), granted €40 million financing to Senegal National Groundnut Company (SONACOS), dedicated to post-Covid recovery of the Senegalese agriculture sector.
Oikocredit provides €5m loan to CMS to strengthen its financial inclusion portfolio in Senegal
04-11-2021 | 10:25:00
Social impact investor Oikocredit provided a loan of €5 million to Union des Caisses de Credit Mutuel du Sénégal (CMS), a microfinance institution in Senegal with presence in almost every region of the country.
Zuhura Africa Launches the 3rd Edition of Africa Basque Challenge Targeting Healthtech Innovators
04-11-2021 | 08:49:00
Zuhura Innovation Africa, a women-led and youth-focused organization has launched the 3rd edition of the Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) targeting young people from around the world.
[Senegal] Spearheading training for Senegal´s new oil & gas professionals
26-10-2021 | 08:42:00
Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan.
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros pour soutenir le secteur sénégalais de l’énergie
21-10-2021 | 23:22:00
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros avec la SENELEC pour l'achat de produits pétroliers raffinés et aura donc un impact direct sur la production, la transmission et la distribution d'électricité à travers le pays.
Saipem selects Fugro’s InclinoCam for precise pile positioning contract offshore Senegal
12-10-2021 | 15:32:00
Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.
Senegal places local content at the center of the country’s energy sector agenda
11-10-2021 | 11:50:00
The Senegalese government has introduced a domestic-approach to energy sector development, placing local content as a key driver of industry success.
Grande Côte Opérations signs MoU with CrossBoundary for construction of hybrid solar power station in Senegal
09-09-2021 | 10:29:00
Grande Côte Opérations (GCO), a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CrossBoundary Energy for the construction of a 13 MW hybrid solar power station with 8 MW battery storage in Senegal.
GE commissions Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation in Senegal
08-09-2021 | 13:43:59
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business recently commissioned the first ever fully digital high voltage substation on the African continent in Thiès, 70 km from Dakar in Senegal. 
BioNTech evaluates mRNA vaccine manufacturing solutions in Rwanda and Senegal
03-09-2021 | 10:42:51
BioNTech SE agreed today to evaluate the establishment of sustainable vaccine manufacturing capabilities in Rwanda and Senegal to support vaccine supply for the Member States of the African Union.
Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye wind farm blows in a new wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC region
03-09-2021 | 09:52:00
In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources.
Cellulant partners with Gainde 2000 to improve Africa’s trade environment by digitising payments for governments, multinational companies
02-09-2021 | 10:56:00
Cellulant has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based GAINDE 2000 to offer an end to end Pan-African technology infrastructure and payments solutions for trade, revenue & tax collection for governments and multinational companies.
Orange lance la 3ème édition de la compétition Orange Esport Experience
27-08-2021 | 08:50:00
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.
Finland expands its network with opening of an embassy in Dakar, Senegal
24-08-2021 | 09:46:00
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland is making preparations to expand and strengthen the network of Finnish missions abroad, with opening of a new embassy in Dakar, Senegal.
Lleida.net to bring registered email and SMS services to postal operators in Africa
23-08-2021 | 11:55:55
Telecom services company Lleida.net has signed new contracts with the national postal operating companies of Senegal and Sierra Leone and has renewed its existing contract with the postal operator of Malawi. 
Le Sénégal veut fortifier les investissements dans le secteur de l’énergi
18-08-2021 | 11:58:00
Le Sénégal veut fortifier les investissements dans notre pays dans ce secteur, avec les perspectives prochaines de l’exploitation du pétrole et du gaz, mais également dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables dans lequel notre pays a fait des progrès significatifs avec près de 30% d’énergie propre dans le réseau électrique.
Kosmos Energy completes Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO sale and lease back transaction in Mauritania and Senegal
10-08-2021 | 09:07:28
Kosmos Energy announced that the transaction for the sale and lease back of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) has been successfully completed.
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.
[Sénégal] Le président inaugure l'usine de traitement d’eau potable avec le soutien de l'AfDB
09-08-2021 | 09:43:00
Le président du Sénégal, Macky Sall, a inauguré la troisième usine de traitement d’eau potable construite à Keur Momar Sarr, dans le département de Louga, au nord-ouest du pays avec le soutien le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement.
Infobip partners with Senegal mobile operator Expresso to provide WhatsApp-based customer communication services
05-08-2021 | 08:35:00
Global player in business communications services Infobip has announced it will provide WhatsApp customer communication services and its Conversations CPaaS-based contact center solution to Senegal mobile operator Expresso.
Partners bolster Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty
04-08-2021 | 09:30:00
The United States and international partners are investing $80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help end the COVID-19 pandemic and spur sustainable growth.
West African solar operator MyJouleBox secures €3m Series A round to boost growth in core markets
27-07-2021 | 09:10:00
MyJouleBox, a solar distributor & operator, completed a €3 million Series A round aimed at strengthening its positions as a leading energy specialist in Benin and accelerate its expansion in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo.
Efficacité énergétique et solutions innovantes, appel à candidatures pour les start-up
19-07-2021 | 12:38:00
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).
Woodside launches drilling campaign offshore Senegal
14-07-2021 | 16:16:54
Woodside Energy Senegal B.V. (Woodside), as operator of the RSSD joint venture, plans to begin the drilling campaign this week for the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal.
IFC, partners support COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing facility of Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal
13-07-2021 | 08:38:00
To scale up the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa, IFC announced a collaboration with the Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD), a vaccine maker and non-profit healthcare foundation mandated to support public health improvements in Africa.
Irish FinTech Pipit Global partners with Cellulant to power low-cost remittances in Africa
08-07-2021 | 09:30:11
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.
[Sénégal] Le Parc des Technologies numériques va hisser au rang de Hub d’Innovation en Afrique
07-07-2021 | 12:34:00
le Sénégal veut pouvoir boucler la construction de son Parc des technologies numériques (PTN), premier Parc IT aux standards internationaux du pays érigé sur 25 hectares à Diamniadio, le nouveau pôle urbain.
Valaris awarded four-well contract with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal
07-07-2021 | 10:49:00
Valaris announced it has been awarded a four-well contract with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal for drillship, VALARIS DS-12. The contract is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2022 with an estimated duration of 285 days.
Woodside completes Sangomar acquisition from FAR offshore Senegal
07-07-2021 | 10:41:25
Woodside Energy (Senegal) B.V. has completed the acquisition of the entire participating interest of FAR Senegal RSSD S.A. (FAR) in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture.
Social media adoption helps small and medium-sized businesses power Africa’s economic growth, report
30-06-2021 | 08:51:00
A study conducted by Genesis Analytics in eight African countries - Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, the DRC, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Kenya - reveals that social media platforms help accelerate economic growth and opportunity across the continent.
[Senegal] La Fondation Sonatel dote le village de Déguerre un montant global de 300 Millions de FCFA
28-06-2021 | 12:41:00
Conformément à sa mission première d’amélioration des conditions de vie des populations, la Fondation Sonatel inaugure son sixième projet « village », à destination des populations de Déguerre.
KARMOL’s first FSRU arrives in Dakar, Senegal
22-06-2021 | 11:21:00
KARMOL's first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), arrived in Dakar, marking a major step forward in KARMOL's LNG-to-Power project to supply reliable, affordable, and cleaner energy to Senegal.
Senegal’s PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz lay out gas strategy, reinforce partnership with African Energy Chamber
22-06-2021 | 08:25:00
Senagal's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, PETROSEN and Cos-Petrogaz laid out national gas and energy transition strategy with the African Energy Chamber (AEC), to enhance promotion and competitiveness in the gas and energy sector.
Global Environment Facility approves over $46.6m to support FAO-led projects in Asia and Africa
18-06-2021 | 09:36:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), welcomed approval from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for five FAO-led projects in eight countries, totaling more than $46.6 million in funding.
Comment le Sénégal a adapté la prise en charge des patients atteints de COVID-19
13-06-2021 | 20:47:00
Avant la survenue d’une deuxième vague d’infections par la COVID-19, dont le pic a étét atteint en février dernier, le Sénégal avait entrepris de renforcer ses capacités e traitements des malades.
ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS commission two new solar projects in Senegal
01-06-2021 | 09:01:00
ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS (Senegal's Sovereign Strategic Investment Fund), announced the commissioning of two photovoltaic power plants in Senegal.
ASTM International partners with API to harmonize petroleum standards in West Africa
14-05-2021 | 08:54:58
Global standards organization ASTM International and the American Petroleum Institute (API) have announced a partnership on a project aimed at harmonizing petroleum standards in the West African region.
Petrofac secures contract for bp project in Mauritania and Senegal
11-05-2021 | 13:35:56
Petrofac has secured a contract with bp to develop operational procedures for their Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Project in Mauritania and Senegal.
Legatum Center launches inaugural Legatum Foundry Fellowship for entrepreneurs in Africa
11-05-2021 | 11:08:02
At an inflection point in their entrepreneurial journeys, Fellows will learn from MIT faculty, connect with investors, and expand their network of peer innovators.
Vista Bank selects Radar Payments to drive its digital payment strategy in West Africa
10-05-2021 | 07:17:00
Vista Bank Group (Vista) has selected its paytech provider Radar Payments to drive its global payment processing activities in West Africa.
Mauritius Commercial Bank invests $60 million in Senegal’s electrification and LNG projects
23-04-2021 | 11:22:05
The Powership will soon shift from the use of heavy fuel oil to gas. This fuel switch-over will generate material reduction in Senegal’s fuel bill with positive spill-over effect on electricity costs in line with the Plan Sénégal Emergent.
West Africa launches new payments digitization agenda
19-04-2021 | 15:47:50
Digital payments stimulate domestic production and consumption. If 50% of temporary workers in Senegal received payments digitally, 45 billion CFA francs would be added to GDP per year.
Proparco, BICIS partner to support Senegalese VSEs and SMEs
16-04-2021 | 15:20:00
Proparco, a Development Finance Institution partly owned by the French Development Agency (AFD), granted a new portfolio guarantee to BICIS, to offer loans that are 80% guaranteed by AFD Group to Senegalese VSEs and SMEs.
Africa is ready to fight covid-19 with seven innovative data projects
14-04-2021 | 11:43:00
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in its shared Innovation series highlights seven innovative programs created or developed by African countries to combat covid-19.
West African countries sign agreement to develop modern telecom infrastructure
14-04-2021 | 08:24:12
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
African Energy developments demand sustained investment with new projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal
13-04-2021 | 16:32:00
In the past twelve months, the African energy sector has seen several encouraging developments, in the form of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and strategic partnerships, that have advanced the sustainable development of its natural resources.
Wärtsilä gas conversion project to accelerate Senegal’s move to cleaner energy production
12-04-2021 | 16:51:00
Technology group Wärtsilä will convert the close to 90 MW Bel-Air power plant in Dakar, Senegal to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Fostering financial inclusion for Senegalese local companies in the energy sector
12-04-2021 | 16:36:16
In this sense, the country has placed a major focus on developing in-country financing capabilities necessary for training, up-skilling and engaging local companies and individuals.
Lukoil Withdraws Bid To Acquire Shares In Senegal’s Sangomar Development
12-04-2021 | 09:09:00
Russian multinational Lukoil will not proceed with its non-binding bid to acquire FAR Limited’s stake in Senegal’s Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep (RSSD) project, according to a statement by the Australian oil and gas explorer.
Solar home systems startup Baobab+ raises €4 million to expand in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal
12-04-2021 | 08:35:38
Solar home systems social enterprise startup Baobab+ has raised €4 million in financing for the expansion of its activities in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal.
West Africa welcomes data centers developments
09-04-2021 | 09:04:42
While South Africa is home to the largest concentration of data centers on the African continent, the appeal of West Africa seems to be growing, with new developments planned for both Senegal and Nigeria.
[Senegal] PetroNor recommences arbitration over its licences
07-04-2021 | 08:43:23
PetroNor has announced that it has been unable to reach a satisfactory solution with Senegal through the suspension period regarding its Rufisque Offshore Profond and Senegal Offshore Sud Profond licence and will therefore recommence the formal arbitration process.
PetroNor recommences arbitration regarding its Senegal licences
06-04-2021 | 10:38:48
PetroNor, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on production, development and exploration assets across sub-Saharan Africa, announced it has been unable to reach a satisfactory solution with Senegal.
[Senegal] KARMOL’s first FSRU set to help provide fuel for Powership offshore
17-03-2021 | 09:45:00
KARMOL, a joint venture between Karpowership and Mitsui OSK Lines, said its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) is set to begin sea trials off Singapore, ahead of its deployment to Senegal.
Saudi investors show interest in Senegal energy projects
03-03-2021 | 10:50:00
The President of The Union of Service Providers, Industrialists and Merchants of Senegal (UPIC), Amadou Seck, has met with a group of Saudi Arabian investors to discuss new investment opportunities in Senegal.
Senegal begins covid-19 vaccination with doses from China's Sinopharm
24-02-2021 | 10:14:00
Senegal on Tuesday began its vaccination campaign against the coronavirus with 200,000 doses of vaccines bought from China.
[Senegal] President calls for National Oil and Gas Reform
22-02-2021 | 08:41:55
H.E. President Macky Sall is seeking to ensure a swifter progression of oil and gas projects in the country