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.
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.
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).
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 (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.
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 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
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.
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 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 has announced the termination of an award of a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.
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).
“There should be equality for all – men and women – at all levels, and all ages” was the compelling call from Anna, one of our young female talents at Nestlé CWA Ltd, about gender equality.
Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye (PETN), West Africa’s first utility-scale wind farm was officially inaugurated by the Senegalese Head of State, His Excellency Macky Sall.
Sage has appointed three Authorised Sage Distributors in the SADC, East Africa and West African regions to serve as valued-added distribution partners for its small and medium business products and services.
The Rainforest Alliance has unveiled new measures to continuously improve and strengthen its pioneering cocoa certification program, the world’s largest initiative to drive more sustainable cocoa farming.
As a part of implementation and coordination of ARIS II for the sustainable development of animal resources, African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources will be transforming priority regional livestock value chains.
Nigerian fintech start-up, Aella has raised a $10m debt financing round, from HQ Financial Group to bolster the company’s commitment to serve the underbanked population in West Africa.
ECOWAS, World Bank collaborate on securitisation of payments related to cross-border power trade in West Africa
Ministers in charge of Energy from Six Member States of ECOWAS and the World Bank met in Côte d’Ivoire to collaborate and adopt a policy on the Securitisation of Payments Related to Cross-Border Power Trade in West Africa.
SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for provision of source services for two OBN surveys to be carried out in West Africa, with an expected total duration of about 80 days.
NHV Group and Tropical Arctic have entered into a teaming agreement to allow both companies to jointly pursue strategic opportunities in Nigeria and West-African offshore industry.
SAExploration, an international oilfield services company has won two new projects in offshore West Africa.