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ECOWAS launches Regional Trade Promotion Organization Network
22-07-2021 | 15:18:31
The ECOWAS Trade Promotion Organisation (TPO) Network is a public-sector led entity and will work in partnership with the ECOWAS commission to drive inclusive trade development initia-tives within West Africa and beyond.
NuRAN signs MOU with Telinno-Consulting in Mali and Sierra Tel in Sierra Leone
15-07-2021 | 15:38:00
NuRAN Wireless Inc., a leading supplier of mobile and broadband wireless infrastructure solutions, announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Telinno-Consulting Limited for the in Mali, West Africa and Sierra Leone.
Kenyan startup Marketforce appoints Ore Omolaja as Country Manager, Head of Business for Nigeria
14-07-2021 | 10:36:00
Marketforce, the Kenyan-based B2B platform for retail distribution of consumer goods and digital financial services in Africa, announced the appointment of Ore Omolaja as the Nigeria Country Manager and Head of Business, effective 15th July 2021.
Le Groupe Ecobank franchit une nouvelle étape dans le domaine de l'inclusion financière au Togo
07-07-2021 | 11:37:00
Le Groupe Ecobank et la fintech Semoa, basée à Lomé, donnent désormais aux utilisateurs de mobile money au Togo la possibilité d'effectuer des opérations bancaires plus rapidement et plus facilement, dans toute l'Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (UEMOA), grâce à un nouveau service de banque numérique via Whatsapp baptisé "Express cash by Semoa".
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: Cybercrime is an existential threat to West Africa's economic growth
07-07-2021 | 10:31:20
While organisations across West Africa work to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, the global cybercrime industry is going into overdrive.
Ecobank partners with fintech company Semoa to deepen financial inclusion in Togo
06-07-2021 | 09:30:00
The Ecobank Group and Semoa a Fintech based in Lomé, are enabling mobile money users in Togo to carry out banking faster and easier, across West African Economic and Monetary Union.
[Burkina Faso] ITFC extends €20 million facility to Coris Bank International
01-07-2021 | 08:03:56
The Euro 20 million agreement is part of the West Africa SMEs Program, a flagship program of ITFC aimed at improving access to finance for SMEs in the region by providing them, as well as partner banks, with credit and capacity building facilities.
MainOne to unveil new data center in Appolonia City, Ghana
22-06-2021 | 08:37:00
MainOne, the provider of connectivity, cloud and data center solutions in West Africa is set to launch the Appolonia Data Center of its subsidiary, MDXi, in Accra, Ghana.
GE Healthcare appoints George Uduku as General Manager of West Africa
01-06-2021 | 09:34:33
General Electric has announced the appointment of Dr. George Uduku, a Nigerian national, as the General Manager for West Africa
Financial challenges fuel delays in Africa's COVID-19 vaccine rollout
20-05-2021 | 23:19:00
A blockage on supplies and financial challenges are delaying Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and risk curtailing plans to significantly expand the continent’s rollout later this year.
IFC invests in Addax Energy to support fuel imports, economic activity in West Africa
20-05-2021 | 13:14:00
To support imports of crucial energy products into several West African countries, IFC has invested in two trade finance facilities arranged by Société Générale for Addax Energy S.A.
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.
Starsight Energy expands into East Africa
13-05-2021 | 14:24:00
Starsight Energy announced its expansion into East Africa via the acquisition of a 50% stake in the East African operations of Premier Solar Group, a Commercial & Industrial (C&I) solar company with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: As West Africa starts vaccine rollout, what role should technology play?
06-05-2021 | 09:17:46
It is essential that governments leverage technology to streamline data collection, transfer and analysis to speed up rollouts.
West Africa's Uhuru Investment Partners closes growth fund at $113m with capital support from CDC
05-05-2021 | 11:32:00
Uhuru Investment Partners (Uhuru), a middle-market private equity firm based out of Lagos and Abidjan, announced the first close of Uhuru Growth Fund I (UGF) at $113 million, with capital support from CDC Group.
Siemens Energy to supply F-class gas turbine to new power plant in Côte d’Ivoire
05-05-2021 | 11:08:00
Siemens Energy signed an agreement with Spanish EPC contractor TSK to provide the company’s highly efficient energy technology and services to Atinkou, a new combined cycle power plant to be built in Jacqueville, Côte d'Ivoire.
American homebuilders of West Africa returns to roots with Jobomax rebrand
05-05-2021 | 08:19:09
West Africa's provider of high-quality housing and housing finance solutions announced an updated logo and a return to its founding corporate identity as Jobomax.
Atlanta-based startup Outsource Monetic commences commercial and technical operations in West and Central Africa
04-05-2021 | 16:50:00
Outsource Monetic™, an Atlanta GA based startup, officially started its commercial and technical operations in West and Central Africa regions.
Team Europe backs new Guinea-Mali power line with €330m financing to provide clean, affordable energy in West Africa
28-04-2021 | 09:36:00
Team Europe is backing the new Guinea-Mali 225 kV power line with €330 million financing to provide clean and affordable energy to millions in West Africa.
Explosive mix of soaring food prices, conflict drives up hunger by a third across West Africa
20-04-2021 | 12:08:00
Millions of families in West and Central Africa are growing more hungry and desperate by the day as food prices skyrocket, stoking a widening hunger emergency in a region engulfed by conflict and the socioeconomic fallout from COVID-19.
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.
CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing
14-04-2021 | 08:49:26
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding responsible for the prevention and control of diseases in Africa.
InspiraFarms partners with Ifria to develop cold chain tech in West and North Africa
08-04-2021 | 08:00:31
Ifria and InspiraFarms are partnering following a mutual concern. Over 40% of food produce in Africa spoils before it reaches a consumer, approaching 60% for fresh produce in Sub Saharan Africa and North Africa.
AfDB launches second phase of West African Capital Markets Integration Project backed by $850,000 grant
25-03-2021 | 07:01:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the second phase of the West African Capital Markets Integration (WACMI) Project to establish a common securities listing and trading platform across West African bourses.
FAO builds stronger veterinary diagnostic laboratories in West and Central Africa
24-03-2021 | 07:38:21
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has buillt stronger veterinary diagnostic laboratories in ten countries in West and Central Africa.
ASKY joins African Union Vaccine and Lab Test Passport Alliance
24-03-2021 | 06:08:05
ASKY, a Pan-African Airline set up at the initiative of West & Central African governments, has become the first airline with a hub in West Africa to join the Africa CDC Trusted Travel Alliance.
ACF secures $115m syndicated loan for sustainable agriculture
22-03-2021 | 10:12:09
The $115 million syndicated line of credit now available to Agri Commodities and Finance (ACF) has been opened by several development finance institutions
Nigeria to chair West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly
17-03-2021 | 08:52:22
After a successful tenure as 1st vice chairman of West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), Nigeria has, unanimously and by consensus, emerged as Chairman of WATRA for 2021.
World Bank adds funding to ROGEAP to promote solar products in Western and Central Africa
12-03-2021 | 08:37:58
The World Bank approved a total of $22.5 million in additional financing to the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP), to support the development of the market for stand-alone solar products in Western and Central Africa.
MTN Group appoints new executive to drive its strategic repositioning
09-03-2021 | 08:32:56
MTN Group has announced the appointment of Chika Ekeji as Executive: Strategy and Transformation as part of plans to further bolster management capacity to accelerate the Group’s strategic ambitions.
Global Fund, Fondation CHANEL partner to advance women’s health in Western and Central Africa
05-03-2021 | 15:13:00
The Global Fund and Fondation CHANEL signed a new agreement to set up a civil society-led fund to strengthen women’s and girls’ engagement in developing health policies, including Global Fund-related processes, in western and central Africa.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: Building greater sustainability, climate resilience in West Africa
26-02-2021 | 16:02:00
Across Africa, urban centres are rapidly expanding as the continent’s large – and growing – youth population seek better fortunes in the city.
Red Cross intensifies response efforts to contain Ebola outbreak in West Africa
23-02-2021 | 14:26:50
The Red Cross teams in Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone are ramping up response efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak.
[Nigeria] MDXi embraces energy efficiency and environmental sustainability
22-02-2021 | 12:42:09
MDXi, West Africa’s largest carrier-neutral data centre and a fully owned subsidiary of MainOne is leading the way in reducing greenhouse gas emission in its quest to promote sustainable development.
DFC signs $14.75m loan to advance economic growth in West Africa and the Sahel region
10-02-2021 | 14:46:00
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), signed a $14.75 million loan portfolio to support lending to small and medium enterprises in West Africa and the Sahel region.
Tullow agrees $180m sale of assets in West Africa to Panoro
10-02-2021 | 07:55:00
Tullow Oil signed two separate sale and purchase agreements with Panoro for all of Tullow’s assets in Equatorial Guinea and the Dussafu asset in Gabon.
AfDB extends financial support to enable West African countries deliver carbon emission reductions
09-02-2021 | 14:26:03
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has extended financial support to a project that will strengthen the efforts of West African countries to meet their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) targets under the Paris climate accord.
Heirs Holdings $1.1bn OML 17 deal demonstrates renewed confidence in Nigerian economy
08-02-2021 | 15:29:00
The investment of over $1billion by Heirs Holdings in the acquisition of the strategic OML 17 from Shell, ENI and Total, has been described by various analysts as a very positive affirmation of confidence in the robustness of the Nigerian economy.
West African Development Bank issues first African sustainability bond
08-02-2021 | 14:58:00
Global investors welcomed the West African Development Bank’s first bond issue with sustainable development objectives (Sustainability Bonds).
Trobexis chooses MDXi to deploy Applications in West Africa on Azure Stack
03-02-2021 | 13:24:00
Trobexis, an international logistic management solution company, has chosen MDXi to deploy their solution for an international oil & gas company in Nigeria.
Orange, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel partner to supply content delivery solution in West Africa
19-01-2021 | 08:46:00
Orange International Carriers, the wholesale arm of Orange Group, is partnering with Côte Ouest Audiovisuel to supply network access and content delivery services in West Africa using its Media Delivery Boost (MDB) solution.
Finnfund, Norfund increase West Africa's Starsight senior debt facility to $20m
15-01-2021 | 13:43:00
Starsight, a Commercial and Industrial (C&I) solar power provider in West Africa announced that Finnfund and Norfund have increased their senior debt facility from $10 million to $20 million.
[Nigeria] Lekoil appoints Tennyson Securities as joint broker alongside SP Angel Corporate Finance
13-01-2021 | 08:12:00
Lekoil, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, is has appointed Tennyson Securities to act as the Company's Joint Broker alongside SP Angel Corporate Finance.
Daystar Power secures $38m Series B funding to grow its operations in West Africa
12-01-2021 | 15:17:00
Daystar Power, provider of hybrid solar power solutions to businesses in West Africa, announced a Series B investment of $38 million led by the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), the Danish development finance institution.
Reganosa awarded contract to operate sub-Saharan Africa's first offshore LNG receiving terminal in Ghana
12-01-2021 | 08:51:59
Reganosa has been awarded the contract to operate and maintain a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Tema, Ghana.
US job marketplace startup Ajuma Technologies set to launch in West Africa
05-01-2021 | 10:37:32
American and Ghana tech startup Ajuma Technologies, Ltd. has announced their plans to launch in early 2021.
Kosmos Energy completes farm down of exploration assets to Shell
11-12-2020 | 08:43:00
Kosmos Energy announced it has closed the previously announced transaction with B.V. Dordtsche Petroleum Maatschappij (Shell), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, to farm down interests in Suriname, Sao Tome & Principe and Namibia.
American Homebuilders of West Africa expands into Guinea
03-12-2020 | 08:13:14
American Homebuilders of West Africa, AHWA, has announced that it had closed on an acquisition of new land in Maneah in the Conakry suburbs.
Nokia, Togocom deploy first 5G network in West Africa
01-12-2020 | 10:08:00
Nokia announced it has been selected by African mobile operator, Togocom in a three-year deal to deploy 5G in Togo.
MainOne partners with Microsoft for reliable internet connectivity to cloud services in West Africa
27-11-2020 | 08:20:00
MainOne, West Africa’s communications services company for business, has become the first Microsoft Azure Peering Services partner for West Africa, providing enterprises using Microsoft Cloud services.
[Burkina Faso] Endeavour Mining, Teranga Gold enter agreement to create new senior gold producer
18-11-2020 | 09:42:00
Endeavour Mining and Teranga Gold have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Endeavour will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Teranga by way of a Plan of Arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Orange launches Djoliba fibre backbone in West Africa
11-11-2020 | 13:25:19
Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-African backbone based on a terrestrial fibre optic network, coupled with undersea cables, offering secure connectivity abroad from West Africa.
Shearwater awarded Senegal 3D acquisition and processing contract by Total
11-11-2020 | 09:21:00
Shearwater GeoServices announced the award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total Senegal.
Nordgold equips West Africa Training Centre with Full-Mission Simulator system
09-11-2020 | 07:15:00
Internationally diversified gold producer Nordgold, has equipped its new West Africa Training Centre located near the Lefa mine in Guinea, with a CYBERMINE Full-Mission Simulator.
OPEC Fund, BOAD boost cooperation in Western Africa
29-10-2020 | 11:20:00
The OPEC Fund and the West African Development Bank (BOAD) have signed a Framework Agreement to further strengthen their development cooperation in the the member countries of the Western African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU).
WAAREE spreads its wings globally, opens franchisee in Africa
27-10-2020 | 10:37:00
WAAREE Energies, India's largest solar module manufacturer has strengthened its presence in West of African continent by opening franchise in Conarky.
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.
OPEC Fund, West African Development Bank boost cooperation in Western Africa
22-10-2020 | 13:04:00
The OPEC Fund and the West African Development Bank have signed a Framework Agreement to further strengthen their development cooperation in the member countries of the Western African Economic and Monetary Union.
Polarcus awarded 3D project in West Africa
19-10-2020 | 10:00:00
Polarcus, geophysical service provider of safe and environmentally responsible marine acquisition services announced a letter of award has been received for 3D seismic data acquisition services in West Africa.
Starsight expands into Ghana
05-10-2020 | 09:17:00
Starsight, Commercial and Industrial solar power provider in West Africa announced its expansion into Ghana.
Nigerian mobility startup MAX.ng partners with DLM Capital to transform transportation finance in Africa
01-10-2020 | 09:05:00
Metro Africa Xpress, a mobility platform in Nigeria and West Africa, announced the successful issuance of a ₦400m 1-year fixed-rate notes under its newly structured ₦10bn/$22m Private Company Bond program.
Nestlé helps boost coffee production in Africa
01-10-2020 | 08:22:00
Coffee farmer, Francois Dadi Serikpa, from Gnamagnoa in Côte d’Ivoire, joined Nestlé’s Nescafé Plan 10 years ago. The coffee farms that had been in his family for generations were producing poor yields, making it hard for him to earn a good living.
USTDA supports battery storage project in West Africa
29-09-2020 | 12:00:49
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant for a feasibility study to help Lekela Energie Stockage deploy utility-scale battery storage technology in support of its Taiba N’Diaye wind farm, the largest of its kind in Senegal and West Africa.
Rack Centre announces $100m expansion to create West Africa’s largest data centre
25-09-2020 | 14:26:00
Rack Centre, carrier neutral data centre operator in West Africa, announced an expansion programme that will increase capacity to a total net lettable white space of 6000 square metres and allow for 13MW of IT power capacity in its Lagos campus.
Nestlé appoints Joëlle Abega the first female factory Manager in Central and West Africa
16-09-2020 | 09:58:00
Nestlé Côte d’Ivoire’s Joëlle Abega-Oyouomi is one such example. She is the first-ever female factory manager in Nestlé Central and West Africa.
Success of Olam food distribution mobile app in Ghana inspires West African rollout
09-09-2020 | 10:05:00
Olam Markets, Ghana's first and only B2B mobile app in the food sector, has made such a positive impact with grocery distributors that its owner, global food and agri-business Olam International, is now planning to take the app into West Africa.
Nestlé appoints Mauricio Alarcon as CEO for Central and West Africa regions
01-09-2020 | 07:39:00
Nestlé has appointed Mauricio Alarcon as new Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Central and West Africa Ltd, effective September 1, 2020.
Polarcus secures new XArray 3D project in West Africa
28-08-2020 | 09:32:00
Polarcus announced the award of an XArray 3D marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa commencing in October 2020 with a duration of approximately 2 months.
Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative invests in over 15,000 women-led businesses
21-08-2020 | 08:14:00
The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) announced its third funding allocation comprising $49.3 million, expected to benefit over 15,000 women-led businesses.
ASKY partners with Sabre to support growth across Africa through next-generation technologies
06-08-2020 | 13:36:00
West-African airline, ASKY, has signed a multi-year agreement with Sabre Corporation, enabling the carrier to move forward with innovative, next-generation technologies that will facilitate further expansion.
Electricity trade to unlock affordable, reliable electricity in West Africa
29-07-2020 | 07:58:00
The World Bank approved a total of $300 million in International Development Association (IDA) credits and grants to support reforms that will help promote electricity trade in West Africa.
[Côte d'Ivoire] MainOne Data Center bolsters operations of Business Management Invest
28-07-2020 | 16:43:59
MainOne, West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider recently on-boarded BMI-CI on its network by providing internet infrastructure and data center solutions.
West Africa's Tizeti upgrades core network infrastructure capacity to 100Gbps
28-07-2020 | 15:26:00
Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider announced the successful upgrade of its core network infrastructure capacity to 100Gbps, in line with its focus on accelerating access to affordable broadband connectivity.
Infinera boosts spectrum capacity on West African MainOne submarine cable for Orange
27-07-2020 | 15:31:00
Infinera announced that Orange deployed spectrum capacity with Infinera’s submarine solution on its MainOne submarine cable, a new network built to provide large-scale international capacity.
Orange Bank Africa goes live with Temenos SaaS
24-07-2020 | 11:25:00
Temenos, the banking software company, announced that Orange Bank Africa has gone live with cloud-native Temenos Transact delivered as SaaS.
Chevron to acquire Noble Energy in $13 billion deal
22-07-2020 | 09:53:00
Chevron Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with Noble Energy to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Noble Energy in an all-stock transaction valued at $5 billion, or $10.38 per share.
Meckanzy reaches out to West Africa’s youth to support the development of digital marketing capabilities
21-07-2020 | 14:19:00
Meckanzy Inc. has announced a free professional complete digital marketing training opportunity.
15.4 million expected cases of acute malnutrition in West and Central Africa, UN agencies
20-07-2020 | 11:46:15
15.4 million cases of acute malnutrition in children under five years old are expected in 2020 in West and Central Africa if adequate measures are not put in place now, warns UN agencies, UNICEF and WFP.
IBM picks Angela Angela Jimoh as General Manager for North, East and West Africa
16-07-2020 | 10:59:00
IBM has appointed Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa.
EIB approves €16.6 billion financing for projects around the world
16-07-2020 | 10:29:00
The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved € 16.6 billion of new financing for projects across Europe and around the world, including more than € 10 billion of COVID-19-related investment to improve public health.
[Nigeria] Glo slashes international call tariffs by 55%
13-07-2020 | 16:33:00
Nigeria's national telecommunications operator Globacom has slashed international call tariffs by as much as 55% to help its subscribers stay in touch with their loved ones abroad at a much more affordable cost.
CMA CGM to launch 'Round the Africa' service
13-07-2020 | 11:52:00
Container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM will launch its new product 'Round the Africa' (RTA), in complement of the current existing 31 services to Sub Saharan Africa, come July 25, 2020 in Shanghai, China.
BUA Cement to establish ultramodern 3,000,000 metric tonnes cement plant, 50mw power plant in Adamawa, Nigeria
06-07-2020 | 16:20:00
West Africa’s BUA Cement announced it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Easter region of Nigeria.
TGS completes vast Jaan 3D seismic program in MSGBC Basin offshore NW Africa
25-06-2020 | 12:53:00
TGS announced the completion of its flagship Jaan 3D seismic survey covering the MSGBC Basin in NW Africa acquired in partnership with PGS and GeoPartners.
Investment flows in Africa set to drop by 40 per cent in 2020, UNCTAD report
19-06-2020 | 11:08:00
The trend of declining foreign direct investment (FDI) to Africa is set to exacerbate significantly in 2020 amid the dual shock of the coronavirus pandemic and low prices of commodities, especially oil.
Suguba targets Francophone Africa tech startups with accelerator programme
18-06-2020 | 16:36:09
Suguba is organizing their second 6-month investment readiness program in West Africa to support the 8 most promising startups in the digital sector in Francophone West Africa.
MainOne, AWALE partner to support Cote d'Ivoire fight against COVID-19
11-06-2020 | 13:47:00
MainOne has partnered with AWALE to support the Crisis Cell of the Ivoirian Government in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
GALVmed announces three new projects to accelerate animal healthcare in West Africa
05-06-2020 | 09:45:00
The Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) has announced partnerships with three animal health companies in West Africa.
MainOne commences construction work at MDXi data center in Appolonia, Ghana
01-06-2020 | 10:49:00
West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider MainOne has commenced construction activities on the project with official site groundbreaking at the Appolonia City enclave in Ghana.
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.
Food insecurity in West Africa could leave 43 million at risk as coronavirus hits, WFP
06-05-2020 | 11:58:00
Over 40 million people across West Africa face desperate food shortages in coming months, with COVID-19 restrictions being a new factor adding to people’s vulnerability, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).
African Development Bank grants € 12.3 million for Abidjan-Lagos road corridor project
30-04-2020 | 15:28:00
The African Development Bank approved an additional funding of € 12.33 million in favor of the ECOWAS Commission to cover part of the costs related to the study of the Abidjan – Lagos motorway corridor development project.
Huawei Marine Networks kicks off Senegal Horn of Africa Regional Express Cable
30-04-2020 | 14:52:00
Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) announced the kick-off of Senegal Horn of Africa Regional Express (SHARE) Cable, the first high-capacity direct link from the African continent to the offshore islands of Cape Verde.
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.
CSS and Forsway partner to deliver affordable broadband connectivity in West Africa
15-04-2020 | 10:16:34
CSS and Forsway have announced the next phase of their cooperation in Mauritania to deliver affordable broadband in West Africa.
ECA, ECOWAS join forces to strengthen Commission's leadership and management capacities for development
14-04-2020 | 15:45:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the ECOWAS are paving the way for close collaboration to strengthen the ECOWAS Commission's leadership and management capacities for development.
IFDC, WAFA, AfricaFertilizer.org partner to launch West Africa COVID-19 Fertilizer Watch
10-04-2020 | 16:09:00
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), the West Africa Fertilizer Association (WAFA) and AfricaFertilizer.org have partnered to launch the West Africa COVID-19 Fertilizer Watch.
IFDC urges free movement of fertilizer in West Africa
08-04-2020 | 08:46:46
IFDC is urging governments and ministers of agriculture in the 15 ECOWAS states to release any restrictions on fertilizer importation, distribution and use by agricultural producers for the duration of the pandemic.
Polarcus announces termination of recently acquired West Africa project
20-03-2020 | 16:15:00
Polarcus has announced the termination of an award of a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.
Nigeria, Ghana smartphone markets in good shape, COVID-19 casts dark shadow in West Africa, IDC
18-03-2020 | 07:21:00
Nigeria's smartphone market grew 5.3% quarter on quarter in Q4 2019, according to the latest figures from global technology and consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC).