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[Africa Prosperity Dialogue]: Africa needs modern, harmonised regulations for universal broadband coverage
01-02-2023 | 13:02:18
MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita has called for the modernisation and harmonisation of regulatory frameworks across Africa as well as the collective effort of all stakeholders to ensure that the continent can deliver universal broadband coverage by 2030.
South Africa supports calls for global co-operation to boost trade and address economic challenges
31-01-2023 | 09:18:37
World leaders and corporate executives expressed hope that the looming recession facing the global economy could be avoided if countries collaborated to boost global trade and investment.
[Kenya] CBK licenses 12 more digital lenders
30-01-2023 | 15:12:43
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted operating licenses to an additional 12 Digital Credit Providers (DCPs), bringing the total to 22.
Nigeria launches payments card program to rival Visa and Mastercard
30-01-2023 | 12:37:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched a national domestic payments card program called AfriGo, meant to help the country gain a competitive edge in a market dominated by Visa and Mastercard.
Les partenaires vont investir 30 milliards de dollars pour stimuler la production alimentaire en Afrique
30-01-2023 | 09:30:13
Les partenaires au développement sont convenus d’investir 30 milliards de dollars pour soutenir la détermination du continent à stimuler la productivité agricole et à devenir un grenier pour le monde.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
27-01-2023 | 13:30:00
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
Ethiopia and the World Bank sign financing agreements worth $745 million
27-01-2023 | 08:44:34
The first Grant Agreement amounting to 445 million US dollars will finance to implement/ Program for Results (hybrid) for Strengthening Primary Health Care Services. And the second 300 million US Dollars Grant Agreement will be used for the implementation of Flood Management Project.
BOAD et EDC pour un financement de mise en place la plateforme unifiée et ouverte de Vidéo-Protection Urbaine
26-01-2023 | 13:15:00
La BOAD et EDC sont fières d’annoncer le succès de leur mandat de co-arrangement d’un financement de 70,1 milliards FCFA en faveur de l’Etat de Côte d’Ivoire dans le cadre de la mise en place de la plateforme unifiée et ouverte de Vidéo-Protection Urbaine (VPU) en Côte d’Ivoire.
EAC launches the Verification Mission to assess Somalia's readiness to join the Community
26-01-2023 | 08:26:20
The verification team comprising of experts from the EAC Partner States shall be in Somalia from 25th January to 3rd February, 2023, to establish the country’s level of conformity with the criteria for admitting foreign countries as provided in the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC.
[Kenya] Konza Technopolis kicks off access to affordable financing talks for its investors
26-01-2023 | 08:03:00
Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) has initiated talks with financiers who will provide access to affordable and long-term credit to its investors.
GITEX to launch Africa edition in 2023
25-01-2023 | 11:25:24
GITEX Africa is launched in partnership with the Digital Development Agency, a public agency leading the Moroccan government’s digital transformation agenda under the authority of the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transition and Administration Reform.
Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya to be among the top 10 countries to benefit from adaptation investment, study
25-01-2023 | 10:42:00
Failure to invest the bare minimum needed to withstand projected climate damage could cost emerging markets hundreds of billions in climate damages and lost GDP growth this decade, according to a new study by Standard Chartered.
Africa’s economic growth to outpace global forecast in 2023-2024, AfDB report
20-01-2023 | 08:08:02
Africa is set to outperform the rest of the world in economic growth over the next two years, with real gross domestic product (GDP) averaging around 4% in 2023 and 2024.
UK Export Finance and Hassan Allam Holding sign agreement to enhance cooperation across Africa
20-01-2023 | 08:02:37
The agreement signed at the British Embassy in Cairo, aims to strengthen and enhance the cooperation between UK Export Finance and Hassan Allam Holding to further secure inward investment into the UK and to promote cooperation on financing projects and encourage trade between the UK and Africa.
USAID to launch new fund to tap into private sector’s competitive edge to solve global challenges
19-01-2023 | 09:28:11
USAID will work with Congress to provide $50 million for the fund, the first-of-its kind private sector partnership fund dedicated to launching partnerships that leverage business capabilities and influence commercial operations to advance development objectives.
AfCFTA, an opportunity for Africa’s youth to accelerate trade and industrialization
17-01-2023 | 08:01:21
Through its Youth Protocol, the AfCFTA recognises that young people can play a critical role in the achievement of the free trade zone by initiating youth-led initiatives in agriculture, financial technology, IT and in the creative industry.
Intra-EAC trade hits the $10 billion mark
16-01-2023 | 09:34:40
Intra-regional trade within the East African Community (EAC) is on an upward trajectory, standing at $10.17 billion in September 2022.
Uganda declares end of Ebola disease outbreak
13-01-2023 | 12:42:00
Uganda has declared the end of the Ebola disease outbreak caused by Sudan ebolavirus, less than four months after the first case was confirmed in the country’s central Mubende district on 20 September 2022.
Zipline and the Government of Rwanda partnering to serve the entire country with instant logistics
11-01-2023 | 11:36:35
The government of Rwanda plans to make nearly 2 million instant Zipline deliveries and fly more than 200 million autonomous kilometers by 2029.
[Uganda] Government starts payment of Shs2.5 trillion matured securities
11-01-2023 | 06:46:11
The government is to pay Shs2.5 trillion to the Bank of Uganda (BoU) in matured securities after its repayment was disrupted by the advent of COVID-19.
[Kenya] KAM partners with Mombasa County Government to attract manufacturers
10-01-2023 | 10:41:15
Under the Framework of Cooperation, KAM and Mombasa County Government shall establish an incentive framework for the payment of rates and other duties under the Mombasa County Finance Act 2022-2023.
Finnfund invests 8 million US dollars in Menengai Geothermal Project in Kenya
09-01-2023 | 12:44:51
Globeleq has signed financing agreements with the AfDB, Finnfund and the Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB) with regard to the US$72 million debt funding for the 35MW Menengai geothermal project in Nakuru County, Kenya.
More public services to go digital after Rwanda and France sign a financing deal
09-01-2023 | 12:03:00
Rwanda signed a 37-million-euro loan and a 1.2 million euro grant for a project that aims to improve Rwanda's public services through digitization and support innovations with high development potential.
Afreximbank opens first African Quality Assurance Centre in Nigeria
09-01-2023 | 09:55:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) opened the first African Quality Assurance Centre (AQAC) in Ogun State, Nigeria, as part of its initiative to develop world-class quality assurance centres across Africa.
ITIDA, IT firm Pixelogic Media expand export-oriented business from Egypt
06-01-2023 | 11:54:59
Pixelogic Media signed an agreement with the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) to expand operations oriented to its customers outside Egypt and create over 440 new job opportunities.
EIB Climate Survey in Kenya
05-01-2023 | 10:05:46
97% of Kenyan respondents say climate change is already affecting their everyday life.
Enquête de la BEI sur le climat en Côte d’Ivoire
05-01-2023 | 09:53:39
91 % de la population ivoirienne interrogée estiment que les changements climatiques ont déjà des répercussions sur leur quotidien.
Congo prend la tête de la monétisation du gaz avec un deuxième projet FLNG mené par Eni
04-01-2023 | 09:57:00
Eni a annoncé le lancement d'une deuxième installation flottante de gaz naturel liquéfié au large de la République du Congo, dans le but d'accroître la production et les exportations de GNL du pays.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Enhancing regional digital integration
23-12-2022 | 10:01:20
As East Africa seeks to become a more deeply integrated and dynamic digital investment, innovation, and growth hub, it is exploring initiatives and partners to help it drive that agenda as it seeks to boost its competitiveness as an investment hub.
La BDEAC présente l’opération aux investisseurs Camerounais
22-12-2022 | 10:15:00
Cette opération qui vise à lever FCFA 78 milliards s’inscrit dans le cadre du programme triennal d’Emprunt Obligataire de la BDEAC et a pour objectif la mobilisation des fonds qui serviront à financer des projets de développement dans des secteurs aussi variés que ceux du Transport, l’Energie, l’Industrie, l’Agro-industrie, le Tourisme, la Santé, l’Education, etc
[Column] Givemore T. Chiwanza: How has the Russia-Ukraine crisis affected Africa?
22-12-2022 | 09:44:00
This Ukraine crisis escalated on 24 February 2022 and has tremendously impacted the global socio-economic terrain. The situation has and will continue to affect the African continent's financial system and food and energy security.
USTDA launched coalition for healthcare infrastructure in Africa
21-12-2022 | 13:20:53
U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced the launch of its Coalition for Healthcare Infrastructure in Africa, a collaboration with U.S. industry to advance Africa’s healthcare infrastructure priorities in partnership with Africa’s public and private sectors.
Plus de 15 millions de dollars pour améliorer la gestion des finances publiques au Cameroun
21-12-2022 | 09:53:00
Financement de 15,64 millions de dollars américains par Fonds africain de développement sont destinées à mettre en œuvre le Projet d’appui à la gouvernance des finances publiques.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Let’s tackle illicit trade head on
21-12-2022 | 09:39:28
The recent crackdown on various forms of illicit goods revealed the extent to which criminal networks have proliferated in our nation and posed a threat to the lives and safety of all citizens.
DFC and Mastercard team for financial inclusion in Africa
19-12-2022 | 10:08:00
With a focus on Africa, New DFC and Mastercard collaboration to provide up to $50 million in potential financing to enable digitization and financial inclusion.
KfW accorde 16,2 millions d'euros pour des fonds de transformation numérique en Afrique de l'Ouest
19-12-2022 | 09:47:00
Au nom du Ministère Fédéral de la Coopération Economique et du Développement (BMZ), la KfW a signé une convention de financement avec la BOAD d'un montant de 16,2 millions d'euros pour le Fonds de transformation numérique en Afrique de l'Ouest (phase 1).
EUR16.2 million for digital transformation funds in West Africa
19-12-2022 | 09:42:00
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).
[East Africa Business Week] Growing the region’s investment portfolio
16-12-2022 | 13:15:00
In the last week, a series of investments across East Africa have been unveiled by corporates, banks, multinationals and development partners as the region continues to position itself as an investment hub in the continent.
Approximately USD 700 million in TDB-financed projects and transactions to date in Rwanda
15-12-2022 | 10:50:41
To date, approximately USD 700 million dollars of financing has been extended by TDB in Rwanda across several sectors including transport, namely road and aviation financing, lending to financial institutions for infrastructure, healthcare and SME projects among others, and lending for electricity generation projects.
[Kenya] Government launches free public Wi-Fi at Wakulima Market
15-12-2022 | 09:41:00
The Government of Kenya through the ICT Authority today launched Free Public Wi-Fi at Wakulima Market situated in Nairobi County’s Muthurwa area.
African Business Roundtable organise un événement en marge de la COP27 pour les objectifs climatiques de l'Afrique
14-12-2022 | 11:20:00
À l'occasion de la 27eme Conférence des parties des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP27) qui s'est tenue à Sharm El Sheikh,Égypte, l'African Business Roundtable a organisé un événement parallèle le jeudi 10 novembre 2022, au pavillon nigérien.
African Business Roundtable holds event alongside COP27 for Africa's climate goals
13-12-2022 | 11:25:00
On the occasion of the 27th United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) that took place in Sharm El Sheihk, Egypt, the African Business Roundtable organised a side event on Thursday, 10 November, 2022, at the Nigerian Pavilion.
2022 Africa Visa Openness Index shows improvement in visa policies across continent
13-12-2022 | 08:33:35
The 2022 Africa Visa Openness Index (AVOI) report shows African countries making progress in their freedom of travel policies, most of which had been severely curtailed by the Covid-19 crisis.
AGF and National Bank of Kenya partner to finance SMES in WASH sector
12-12-2022 | 11:30:15
African Guarantee Fund has partnered with National Bank of Kenya (NBK) to offer a partial guarantee in respect of defaults arising from loans to various private and public sector SMEs in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector, women-led businesses and Green Financing in Kenya.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all
09-12-2022 | 12:41:37
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
12 millions de dollars pour développer le marché financier et l’inclusion financière en RDC
08-12-2022 | 12:59:00
L’octroi d’un don de 12 millions de dollars américains par le Conseil d’administration du Fonds africain de développement à la République Démocratique du Congo pour mettre en œuvre le Projet d’appui au développement du secteur financier et d’inclusion financière dans le pays.
Une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest selon IFC et OMC
08-12-2022 | 12:51:00
Selon une étude d’IFC et de l'OMC, l'amélioration de l'accès au financement du commerce pourrait entraîner une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest
African Business Roundtable, Nigeria organisent un forum qui permet de récolter plus de $2 milliards d'investissements au Nigeria.
08-12-2022 | 12:38:00
L'African Business Roundtable, en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral du Nigeria, a accueilli le Nigeria International Partnership Forum à New York, en marge de l'Assemblée générale des Nations unies.
ONEWEB and Q-KON Africa sign five-year agreement to distribute Low Earth Orbit satellite connectivity services in Africa
08-12-2022 | 11:59:00
Q-KON Africa will be a provider of OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency satellite internet connectivity in key African countries to benefit schools, hospitals, businesses and governments.
Secteur privé pourrait permettre de stimuler la croissance et créer plus d’emplois au Cameroun,Banque Mondiale
08-12-2022 | 11:21:00
Selon un nouveau rapport publié par la Banque mondiale, le Cameroun pourrait créer de nouvelles sources de croissance économique et stimuler son développement en renforçant la participation du secteur privé dans son économie.
BDEAC lance une opération de mobilisation de ressources sur le marché financier régional de FCFA 78 milliards
08-12-2022 | 08:55:00
Cette nouvelle opération, dénommée « BDEAC 6% Net 2022-2029 », se caractérise par un taux d’intérêt de 6% et une maturité de 7 ans arrivant à échéance en 2029.
AfDB commits $180 million to bolster post-Covid-19 economic recovery in Botswana
08-12-2022 | 08:39:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $179.66 million to support government reforms to restore post-pandemic fiscal stability and economic recovery.
Local startups to showcase at the UK-Supported Kenya Innovation Week
08-12-2022 | 06:16:00
Kenya Innovation Week kicked off in Nairobi on Tuesday to showcase UK-funded programmes that are breaking ground with emerging technologies and initiatives.
Le 133ème Conseil d’Administration de la BOAD autorise de nouveaux engagements pour 109,5 milliards FCFA
07-12-2022 | 08:45:00
Après avoir approuvé le procès-verbal de la 132ème réunion, le Conseil a approuvé les perspectives financières actualisées et le projet de budget programme établis pour le quinquennat 2023-2027 de la Banque.
OSF award $1.1 million grant to Afrobarometer to spur future growth
07-12-2022 | 08:10:52
Afrobarometer has received $1.1 million in institutional funding from the Open Society Foundations (OSF), the grant will enhance Afrobarometer’s positive research work undertaken across the continent for the past 20 years.
African Business Roundtable, Nigerian Government host forum that rakes in over $2b investments into Nigeria
05-12-2022 | 21:20:00
The African Business Roundtable in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria hosted the Nigeria International Partnership Forum in New York, in the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
President Ruto launches Hustler Fund to connect Kenyans with access to affordable credit
02-12-2022 | 17:24:00
Kenya's President Dr. William Ruto officially launched Ksh.50 billion Hustler Fund, a digital financial inclusion initiative designed to improve financial access to responsible finance for personal, micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
African Development Fund approves $13.95 million grant for Borana for Improved livelihoods program
01-12-2022 | 13:18:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to implement the first phase of a livelihood improvement project for pastoralist communities in Ethiopia’s drylands.
$6 million to strengthen public finance governance in African countries
01-12-2022 | 08:56:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a grant of $6.12 million to help strengthen public finance governance in low-income African countries.
AFAC unveils new strategic vision to catalyze private financing for climate action across Africa
30-11-2022 | 16:17:03
The African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) unveiled a new vision for 2030 during the global climate summit (COP27), prioritizing mobilizing capital and tools to meet the Paris Agreement goal.
[Sénégal ]: Plus de 166 millions d’euros pour la construction de l’autoroute Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis
30-11-2022 | 16:08:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un prêt de 166,36 millions d’euros au Sénégal pour construire l’autoroute Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis qui va permettre de désenclaver les régions Nord du pays.
World Bank boosts equitable development as Kenya strives to become an upper middle-income country
29-11-2022 | 15:02:00
The World Bank has voiced its support for its latest six-year strategy in Kenya, as the country strives towards green, resilient, and inclusive development.
[Column] Patrick Utomi: For AfCFTA to deliver on its promise, we must address concerns of entrepreneurs
29-11-2022 | 11:04:00
We must recognise the preponderance of micro-small and medium sized enterprise in the continent’s commercial landscape.
Kenya to start taxing citizen trading on cryptocurrencies
24-11-2022 | 11:17:00
Through the Capital Markets (Amendment) Bill, 2022, KRA aims to introduce income tax for digital currencies held for a period not exceeding twelve months.
[Ghana]: $27.9 million grant for Savannah Agriculture Value Chain Development Project
24-11-2022 | 07:24:00
The grant will increase the climate-resilient production of maize, rice and soybean, support the poultry value chain, and generate employment for women and youth.
Le BMN et Afriland First Bank signent une convention pour un appui aux entreprises camerounaises
23-11-2022 | 12:21:00
Le Bureau de mise à niveau des entreprises (BMN) et Afriland First Bank ont signé une convention de collaborationqui va bénéficie des entreprises admises au Programme national de mise à niveau (PNMAN).
Gavi published the plan of action to support the development of sustainable vaccine manufacturing in Africa
23-11-2022 | 10:19:59
Developed in technical consultation with African Union Commission (AUC), Africa CDC, G7 and a range of partners, plan aims to outline ways in which Gavi and other stakeholders could help realize the AU’s 2040 vision
BERD et AFD lancent un outil pour la prise en compte de la dimension de genre des entreprises
23-11-2022 | 08:26:00
La Banque africaine de développement, la BERD et l’AFD lancent un outil pour aider les entreprises privées et publiques à améliorer la prise en compte de la dimension de genre.
USTDA, Zipline partner to expand West African healthcare access through drone technology
22-11-2022 | 13:40:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced it has awarded a grant to Fly Zipline Ghana, for a feasibility study to expand healthcare access in Ghana and Nigeria using unmanned aerial vehicles.
Afreximbank outlines US$3 billion country programme for Kenya
22-11-2022 | 09:57:00
Kenya is set to benefit from a US$3 billion Country Programme from African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). This was announced during a meeting between Kenya’s President, His Excellency Dr William Ruto, and Professor Benedict Okey Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank.
AFD is funding water and sanitation projects in Ethiopia
22-11-2022 | 08:41:00
The first project funded by AFD will improve access to water for 1 million people in 45 towns, and the second will provide 2.6 million people with improved, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities.
To promote inclusive and sustainable development, Nigeria needs to fix its public finances, World Bank
21-11-2022 | 13:50:00
Macroeconomic and fiscal reforms are urgently needed to lift Nigeria’s development outcomes, which are severely constrained by inefficient use of resources, argues the new Nigeria Public Finance Review report.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
18-11-2022 | 12:08:00
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
[Kenya] Social media platforms failed to stop misinformation during 2022 elections elections
17-11-2022 | 12:49:00
A study by Mozilla Foundation has revealed that social media platforms Facebook, TikTok and Twitter performed poorly in their efforts to stop the spread of misinformation during the Kenyan 2022 elections.
[Column] Renan Ozyerli: Equitable access to healthcare should be a bigger priority as the world emerges from COVID-19
17-11-2022 | 09:44:00
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the world is at “the beginning of the end” of the COVID-19 pandemic with the numbers of deaths and cases slowing considerably.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Let’s make Kenya a sustainable agriculture powerhouse
17-11-2022 | 08:35:10
Climate change has led to rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and extreme weather events, which have impacted food production and distribution systems globally.
[Cameroun]: booster la performance des projets de la Banque africaine de développement
16-11-2022 | 12:24:00
Une mission du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a eu des échanges fructueux avec les autorités camerounaises pour l’accélération de la mise en œuvre des projets financés par la Banque.
Lancement du projet Employment4Youth-L’Industrie 4.0 pour favoriser l’emploi des jeunes en Côte d’Ivoire
16-11-2022 | 11:56:44
L’objectif principal de ce projet est d’aider la Tunisie et la Côte d’Ivoire à accroître l’emploi des jeunes et améliorer les conditions de travail en structurant et en consolidant un écosystème d’économie numérique et particulièrement celui de l’Industrie 4.0.
Economic strife, geopolitics among top risks for businesses in 2023, report
16-11-2022 | 09:00:10
Businesses will face a historically broad and deep set of risks in 2023, posing interconnected and existential threats across geographies and sectors, says specialist risk consultancy, Control Risks.
More charges,taxes and fees in the air transport industry in Africa a big challenge to AfCFTA
14-11-2022 | 11:31:00
Overcharges, taxation, and accumulation of fees in African air transportation can be a hindrance in achieving and success of African Continental Free Trade Area
COMESA received the fund to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region
14-11-2022 | 07:57:13
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group approved a $6.63 million grant to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region.
AGRA, Barbados Government sign MoU for collaboration on Africa-Americas agri-food system transformation
14-11-2022 | 05:45:00
The partnership will strengthen cooperation and advocacy in areas of common interest in food systems and climate change adaptation between relevant stakeholders in Barbados and Africa.
Planete Urgence, le Groupe Orange et Sia Partners lancent le projet de restauration de mangroves au Cameroun
10-11-2022 | 12:44:00
Projet de restauration de mangroves, une action majeure pour lutter contre le changement climatique et augmenter la résilience des habitants de l’estuaire du Cameroun et du Ntem
InfraCo Africa to invest US$15m to anchor pioneering new guarantee company
10-11-2022 | 10:04:00
On the opening day of COP27, InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) has announced that it will invest US$15m into a newly established guarantee company, alongside a US$5m commitment from Cardano Development.
ICIEC signs landmark cooperation MoU with AFC for climate change action projects in Africa.
10-11-2022 | 07:17:48
ICIEC signs landmark cooperation MoU with AFC to promote the origination, financing and execution of climate action projects in the African Member States utilizing ICIEC’s De-Risking Solutions.
United Kingdom steps up climate adaptation finance support for Africa
10-11-2022 | 07:16:43
A number of countries on the continent have experienced extreme weather conditions from severe drought in Somalia to floods in South Sudan.
La Team Europe appuie le Sénégal dans ses efforts d'accès universel à l'ectricité en 2025
09-11-2022 | 07:24:00
Le Ministère de l’Economie, du Plan et de la Coopération et l’Agence française de développement (AFD) ont signé une convention de financement visant à améliorer l’accès à l’électricité dans les concessions d’électrification rurale de la Senelec de Matam et de Ziguinchor, pour un montant de 30 millions d’euros (19,5 milliards FCFA).
Afreximbank announcesd US$1.5 Billion financing programme to Botswana
09-11-2022 | 07:08:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a historic lending arrangement to Botswana, in the form of a three-year Country Programme of up to US$1.5 billion(on a net basis), with funding for up to seven years for eligible transactions.
Reappointment of Dr. Farouk as African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) Secretary General
08-11-2022 | 20:54:00
The African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) has reappointed Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim as its Secretary General during the APPO Ministerial Council Session held in Luanda, Zambia, a move that will usher in a new era of growth across the continent's hydrocarbon industry.
Africa Investment Forum 2022 suscite 31 milliards de dollars d’intérêt d’investissement
08-11-2022 | 19:59:00
Cette année, les Market Days de l’Africa Investment Forum ont attiré 31 milliards de dollars d’intérêt de la part des investisseurs africains et mondiaux avec 63,8 milliards de dollars d’intérêt d’investissement mobilisé en 2022.
Study shows digital tools can help farmers in Africa fight climate change, but need more help from government
08-11-2022 | 12:57:00
African farmers urgently need government support to increase their use of digital tools. This is according to a new survey conducted by Savanta ComRes, commissioned by Vodacom.
Partenariat entre l’Algérienne Sonatrach et la Sénégalaise Petrosen
07-11-2022 | 12:28:00
La société publique en charge des hydrocarbures en Algérie, Sonatrach a paraphé un protocole d’accord avec la holding Sociétés des Pétroles du Sénégal (Petrosen SA) pour explorer les perspectives d’une collaboration conjointe dans le secteur pétrogazier.
[Column] Anthony Mwangi: How Kenyan manufacturing sector can contribute 20 per cent to the GDP by 2030
07-11-2022 | 06:02:00
Competitiveness is our ability to sustainably produce goods and services for which there is a market – at a price and quality that the market is willing to pay for.
Banque Mondiale prête 265 milliards de FCFA au Cameroun
03-11-2022 | 12:34:00
Le ministre en charge de l’Économie, Alamine Ousmane Mey et le directeur pays de la Banque mondiale au Cameroun, Abdoulaye Seck, ont procédé à la signature des trois accords de financement d’un montant global de 265 milliards de FCFA.
[Africa Investment Forum] L’Afrique est prête à faire des affaires
03-11-2022 | 08:03:00
L’Afrique est prête à faire des affaires, disent les présidents africains aux investisseurs à l’ouverture de l’Africa Investment Forum
Fidelity Bank supports Pinnacle Oil and Gas to ease petroleum products distribution nationwide
03-11-2022 | 07:40:00
The newly commissioned terminal which will focus on efficient petroleum products distribution is valued at over $1billion and was financed by a consortium of Nigerian banks led by Fidelity Bank Plc.
39 millions $ pour soutenir la résilience climatique et le développement au Rwanda
02-11-2022 | 15:02:00
BMZ s'est engagé à verser 39,5 millions d'euros au Rwanda, pays d'Afrique de l'Est densément peuplé est l'un des pays d'Afrique les plus durement touchés par le changement climatique.
8 African countries kick-start free trade with 96 products.
02-11-2022 | 09:44:21
Eight countries have commenced guided trading under African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
AFRALTI joins the Smart Africa Alliance
02-11-2022 | 07:09:35
The Smart Africa Alliance welcomes AFRALTI as an academia member to advance Smart Africa Digital Academy initiatives.