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Kenya Airways signs codeshare agreement with Congo Airways
23-04-2021 | 09:46:45
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi witnessed the signing of a partnership agreement between Kenya Airways and Congo Airways.
[Nigeria] DPR to present revoked oil licences to new operators
23-04-2021 | 06:47:38
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has inaugurated a team of experts to evaluate the revoked four oil mining licenses from Addax Petroleum Exploration Nigeria Limited to a new operator – Kaztech/Slavic Consortium.
RTS,S malaria vaccine benefits children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi
22-04-2021 | 05:46:00
Two years on from the launch of a pilot programme, more than 1.7 million doses of the world’s first malaria vaccine have been administered in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi, benefitting more than 650 000 children with additional malaria protection.
Dangote sugar invests $700 million to boost production in Nigeria
21-04-2021 | 13:50:00
With a national annual import of over $337million, the management of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has declared its irrevocable commitment to the Backward Integration Policy (BIP) of the Federal Government to reverse the trend.
[Egypt] EyeLock secures government contract for its portable template technology
21-04-2021 | 13:42:24
EyeLock's recently introduced, Portable Template solution was selected due to its ability to provide a highly secure and accurate iris biometric solution and protect the user's personally identifiable information.
The Gambia secures additional funding for COVID-19 vaccines
20-04-2021 | 10:24:04
The World Bank approved $8 million additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to provide The Gambia with safe and effective vaccine purchase and deployment.
Panoro completes farm-in- to Block 2B offshore South Africa
20-04-2021 | 06:27:33
Panoro Energy announced it has received governmental approval and closed the farmout agreement (“FOA”) on Block 2B offshore South Africa.
ECA partners with African countries to increase investment in agriculture
19-04-2021 | 07:02:53
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is working with African countries to increase investment in infrastructure and agriculture on the continent.
Egypt, South Sudan sign MoU to build integrated crop livestock fish farming
19-04-2021 | 06:57:45
Egypt and South Sudan signed have signed a memorandum of understanding to build an integrated farming of crop, livestock and fish.
[Egypt] Central Bank partners with NTRA to digitize pension scheme
16-04-2021 | 14:47:49
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced signing a cooperation agreement with the National Telecommunication Regularity Authority (NTRA) to help pensioners obtain their financial dues and proceed ahead with any banking transaction swiftly and easily.
[Column] Sangji Lee: The case for a green economy
16-04-2021 | 10:31:34
As countries develop revised national climate pledges, known as Nationally Determined Contributions, they’re doing so in the context of multiple historic crises: climate change, rising inequality, and the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Eastern and Southern Africa's vast renewables potential offers route to sustainable growth, IRENA
16-04-2021 | 09:04:00
Eastern and Southern Africa are vast, geographically diverse regions with rapidly growing populations and rising demands for energy. According to master plans for the two regional power pools, electricity demand is set to grow.
ReconAfrica's first of three wells confirms a working petroleum system in Kavango Basin, Namibia
15-04-2021 | 11:42:00
Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy and ReconAfrica announced the preliminary analysis of the data from the 6-2 well, providing a clear evidence of a working conventional petroleum system in the Kavango Basin.
Rwanda, Germany sign € 78 million agreement on ICT, green investment and SMEs support
15-04-2021 | 06:37:20
The financing and technical cooperation agreement is the outcome of the Inter-Governmental Negotiations that were concluded last Year between our two respective Governments.
EU allocates €54.5m to Africa's Great Lakes region
14-04-2021 | 10:53:00
The EU announced a new funding of €54.5 million in humanitarian aid devoted to the most vulnerable people affected by human-made or natural disasters, epidemics, and displacement in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
[Column] Verner Ayukegba: New leadership and energy sector restructuring will boost investments into Niger
14-04-2021 | 09:49:05
It will enable Niger’s daily crude production to rise from currently 20,000 barrels to 110,000 barrels per day, making Niger a key gateway to the much-touted resource rich but largely unexplored Sahel region.
CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing
14-04-2021 | 06:49:26
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.
[Column] Baiju Kantaria: Kenya and UK should do more to cement trade ties
13-04-2021 | 14:27:12
In this context, the prevailing diplomatic tiff between Kenya and UK over travel bans occasioned by concerns over new COVID-19 variants shouldn’t be allowed to escalate any further.
South Africa ranked top global business services sector location for 2021
13-04-2021 | 07:31:43
In a boost to business confidence, South Africa has won an award as the top global location for business process services, in a sector that is rapidly expanding locally and exporting call-centre and related services to other parts of the world.
OPEC Fund signs $15m loan to improve energy access in Madagascar
12-04-2021 | 15:01:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund), signed a $15 million public sector loan agreement with Madagascar to co-finance the second phase of a project that will improve energy access in rural areas.
Fostering financial inclusion for Senegalese local companies in the energy sector
12-04-2021 | 14:36:16
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.
[Egypt] Government partners with Webhelp to grow IT outsourcing services
12-04-2021 | 05:58:57
The agreement aims to expand the company's business in Egypt, contributing to the creation of 4,800 new jobs of highly qualified specialists to provide outsourcing services to the company's customers worldwide.
Egypt government partners with Siemens to establish first Industry 4.0 Innovation Center
09-04-2021 | 08:05:47
The IIC aims at raising awareness of the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies and practical applications in smart factories.
[Column] Mokrane Sabri: Focusing on Africa’s growth and potential of the Blue Economy
09-04-2021 | 06:50:00
For years there have been numerous attempts to bring the continent together to create a continent-wide common market — a free trade area where all can benefit, but the attempts have yet to gain serious traction.
[Column] Andres Vega: Powerships: A solution for Africa’s energy short-term supply?
09-04-2021 | 06:43:55
Energy poverty represents one of the most critical challenges for development in Africa. According to the International Energy Agency, in 2019, the continent had more than 580 million people without electricity access.
Alstom puts into service the Samalut Sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt railway line in Egypt
09-04-2021 | 06:40:54
Alstom announced it successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signaling Electronic Interlocking SYSTEM, including a support system and SCADA that supervises and controls different subsystems.
DPR revokes Addax Petroleum oil mining licenses in Nigeria
08-04-2021 | 09:26:42
Nigeria's Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked four Oil Mining Licenses (OML) belonging to Addax Petroleum due to the non-development of the assets by the petroleum company.
Nairobi is the most innovative city in Africa, Knight Frank report
08-04-2021 | 06:01:39
The report notes that the ability of African cities to emerge resilient from the pandemic will depend on their ability to innovate, providing long term social solutions to their residents, attracting funding and generating new demand for space.
Egypt government and Danish tech firms explore ways of digital cooperation
08-04-2021 | 05:54:31
They discussed areas for cooperation, establishing partnerships between the two countries in digital technologies, and growing the IT market in Egypt and Denmark.
EU, Rwanda government partnership targets Rwanda entrepreneurs with digital hubs
07-04-2021 | 08:19:48
Over 1,000 young entrepreneurs in Rwanda are set to benefit from employment-readiness skills and accelerator programmes offered in the new incubation hubs “HANGA Hubs”.
[Guinea] ARPT collaborates with Global Voice Group in digitization of regulatory tools
07-04-2021 | 07:45:09
The telecommunication and posts regulatory authority (ARPT) of the Republic of Guinea and tech company Global Voice Group (GVG) have announced the establishment of a new partnership between the two organizations.
World Bank provides $80m to improve education quality in Mali
07-04-2021 | 06:33:00
The World Bank approved a $80 million from the International Development Association (IDA), with 50% grant and 50% credit, will support Mali’s education system.
Angola’s Petroleum Agency outlines timeline for ongoing bid-round
07-04-2021 | 05:12:58
Angola's National Oil, Gas and Biofuel's Agency (ANPG) has outlined its timetable for the evaluation of its ongoing 2020 bid round, as interest in the acreage on offer continues to grow.
AfDB extends €145m loan to bolster railway safety and reliability in Egypt
06-04-2021 | 10:56:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), approved a loan of €145 million to finance reliability and performance upgrades to the country’s rail system under the Egypt National Railways Modernization Project (ENRMP).
Qatar Petroleum enters two offshore exploration blocks in Namibia
06-04-2021 | 10:26:00
Qatar Petroleum entered into an agreement with Shell to become a partner in two exploration blocks offshore the Republic of Namibia.
MENA economies face rapid accumulation of public debt, strong institutions will be key to recovery, World Bank
06-04-2021 | 08:52:00
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing development challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, contributing to a rise in poverty, a deterioration of public finances, an increase in debt vulnerabilities.
Rwanda farmers receive smartphones to boost new age agriculture
02-04-2021 | 10:59:50
Female leaders of farming cooperatives in Rwanda have been given smartphones to sensitize farmers on agriculture best practices under the #ConnectRwanda initiative.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Women key to Africa’s digital transformation
01-04-2021 | 14:27:54
Connecting women to the digital economy is critical to driving further economic growth and innovation on the African continent.
Tullow Oil completes sale of its Equatorial Guinea assets to Panoro
01-04-2021 | 10:29:25
Tullow Oil announced that the sale of its assets in Equatorial Guinea to Panoro Energy ASA (Panoro) has now completed, after receiving a payment of $88.8 million from Panoro.
[South Africa] National Treasury appoints MTN as mobile communication provider to Government
01-04-2021 | 08:11:16
South Africa’s National Treasury RT15 bid evaluation committee has appointed MTN SA as a service provider to government, through its new mobile communication services contract, known as RT15-2021.
Kenya’s agriculture sector umbrella body ASNET lauds Kenya-UK trade pact
31-03-2021 | 12:43:00
The trade deal allows tariff-free market access for Kenyan top agricultural exports to UK including vegetables, fruits, flowers, coffee and tea.
Sub-Saharan Africa poised for recovery amid recession, World Bank
31-03-2021 | 07:26:00
The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic.
Tower Resources awarded further extension of First Exploration Period of the Thali PSC in Cameroon
31-03-2021 | 06:51:04
The Government of the Republic of Cameroon has notified Tower Resources Cameroon SA (TRCSA), that the President of the Republic has approved a further extension of the First Exploration Period of the Thali license.
Siemens Energy provides grid stabilization in Sudan enabling Egypt power export
31-03-2021 | 06:19:31
The project will improve supply and enhance reliability of power across Sudan. Today, only around 60 percent of the population in Sudan has access to electricity.
[Egypt] Vodafone Intelligent Solutions launches Digital Society Hackathon targeting professionals in data coding
31-03-2021 | 06:16:54
With its theme of “A Code to Move the World”, the hackathon aims to provide an opportunity for talented young people to develop their skills, share ideas and get inspired by a team of exceptional experts, mentors and speakers.
Pharos Energy receives provisional approval for amendment of fiscal terms of El Fayum Concession in Egypt
30-03-2021 | 14:26:28
Pharos Energy has received provisional approval from the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation's (EGPC) Main Board to an amendment of the fiscal terms of its El Fayum Concession, now subject to the approval of the Egyptian Government.
Guidelines for operating drones in Kenya
30-03-2021 | 11:15:00
Drone operations have spurred innovation within the aviation industry globally. In Kenya, drones have captured the interest of individuals and organizations alike, for leisure and commercial use.
Kenya joins The Canada-Africa of Business
30-03-2021 | 10:26:27
The Republic of Kenya has joined The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business as a full member of the 27-year-old organization, committed to accelerating Canada-Africa trade and investment.
Sudan clears arrears, gains access to $2b in new World Bank financing
30-03-2021 | 06:25:00
The Republic of Sudan has cleared its arrears to the International Development Association (IDA), enabling its full re-engagement with the World Bank, paving the way for the country to access nearly $2 billion in IDA grants.
Invictus signs Petroleum Exploration Development & Production Agreement with Zimbabwe
30-03-2021 | 06:15:47
Invictus Energy announced that following approval from President E.D. Mnangagwa, the Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Agreement (PEPDA) between Invictus and the Republic of Zimbabwe has been executed.
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association elects new executive board
29-03-2021 | 11:23:00
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association (USGHAA) met on Saturday March 27, 2021, to announce the results of a national election among Ghanaian alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs.
Morocco, Nigeria unveil Joint Business Council
29-03-2021 | 10:19:00
Morocco’s intensified efforts towards African solidarity and south-south cooperation continue to show results, with the creation of the Nigeria-Morocco Business Council being the latest of encouraging developments.
Heifer International and Rwandan government announce $10 million investment in livestock farmers
26-03-2021 | 07:15:31
Heifer International, and the Rwanda Ministry of Agriculture have announced a partnership to invest more than $10 million in livestock and training for 23,400 smallholder farming households.
Côte d'Ivoire eliminates sleeping sickness as a public health problem
26-03-2021 | 06:09:41
Côte d'Ivoire has successfully eliminated human African trypanosomiasis, also known as “sleeping sickness” as a public health problem, becoming the second African country after Togo to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO).
South Sudan receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
26-03-2021 | 06:01:00
A total of 132,000 doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Juba International Airport in South Sudan. This is the first of several vaccine shipments scheduled to arrive over the coming months to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility.
[Column] Shantel Mufandaidza: The impact of AfCFTA on oil and gas industry
25-03-2021 | 12:20:00
Focusing more on growing intracontinental oil and gas trade will give countries autonomy to govern their international trade agreements, which have often left African countries on the losing end.
[Ghana] GNPC justifies investment in new LNG regasification plant
25-03-2021 | 09:28:39
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has said the new regasification plant being constructed at the Tema Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal will safeguard the country’s future energy needs and usher in an era of cheaper gas.
Karpowership SA appointed as preferred bidder under the RMIPPPP
25-03-2021 | 06:19:10
Karpowership SA (KPSA) has been announced by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), as a Preferred Bidder for projects in the Ports of Coega, Saldanha and Richards Bay, to provide power to South Africa’s national electricity grid.
[Burundi] Not yet ready for Covid vaccines
24-03-2021 | 07:54:00
Burundi will wait for more research to establish the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines before it can administer them, the country’s health minister has said.
U.S. collaborates with Google to provide training and mentorship to small businesses in Egypt
24-03-2021 | 06:50:00
The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is collaborating with Google to train and mentor hundreds of Egyptian women and youth business owners, as well as business advisors, in 2021.
United States announces $14.5m to prepare Egyptian university students for careers
24-03-2021 | 06:26:00
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be providing an additional $14.5 million to prepare Egyptian public university students for career success.
ASKY joins African Union Vaccine and Lab Test Passport Alliance
24-03-2021 | 05:08:05
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.
Egypt partners with UAE to develop certified online education system
24-03-2021 | 04:56:50
Egypt and UAE officials have discussed collaborations to develop the content of the Digital School to provide a certified high-tech online education to reach students in disadvantaged communities across the world.
IDC, partners launch $340m fund to support black farmers in South Africa
23-03-2021 | 08:25:00
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) launched a joint Agri-Industrial Fund to support black farmers in South Africa.
Kenya unveils online platform that automates export and import licensing of key cash crops
23-03-2021 | 07:28:19
Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, has launched a system that automates issuance of import and export services provided by the Agriculture and Food Authority of Kenya (AFA), the government regulatory agency.
Togolese government launches AI program Novissi to identify people in need
23-03-2021 | 06:45:08
Togo has launched a special aid program called Novissi (Solidarity, in English) which employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) to identify people in need who have been pushed into poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WFP, China partner for food assistance in Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone and Uganda
23-03-2021 | 06:33:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of China signed agreements to provide food assistance to vulnerable people in Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone and Uganda.
Kenya has completed a 10 year Master Plan for Science and Technology Parks
22-03-2021 | 10:45:57
The Ministry of Education has completed a 10 year Master Plan for Science and Technology Parks (STPs) in Kenya.
Zambia, Zimbabwe to implement the joint industrialization strategy
22-03-2021 | 06:01:52
Zambia and Zimbabwe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a joint industrialization project spearheaded by COMESA Secretariat.
Egyptian Space Agency signs cooperation protocol with the French Space Agency
19-03-2021 | 15:19:38
This is not the first time Egypt is cooperating with France as the French Space Agency has previously offered cooperation with Egypt in the manufacture of a satellite, training and outer space exploration.
World Bank reaffirms commitment to Sudan’s Family Support Program
19-03-2021 | 13:43:00
The World Bank approved additional financing of $210 million in IDA Pre-arrears Clearance Grant and $210 million in donor contributions for the second phase of the Sudan Family Support Program (SFSP), the Thamarat Program.
[Nigeria] DPR identifies key areas of operational excellence for oil, gas industry
19-03-2021 | 06:03:51
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has identified six key areas of operational excellence for Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, urging stakeholders to build a culture in these specific areas.
New 3t EnerMech joint venture secures work witth UK Government and Mozambique's oil and gas sector
18-03-2021 | 10:39:03
3t EnerMech, a new strategic alliance between 3t Energy Group and EnerMech, has announced its first award, a significant contract with the UK Government, which will help to shape future training requirements for Mozambique's growing oil and gas workforce.
Lianhua Qingwen Capsules launches in the Kenyan market
18-03-2021 | 07:50:00
Yiling Pharmaceutical announced it has received the herbal product license for Lianhua Qingwen Capsules from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of the Ministry of Health of Kenya.
International tech companies partner with MCIT on Digital Egypt Builders Initiative
17-03-2021 | 09:08:00
The aim is to hone the technical skills of the initiative participants, introduce state-of-the-art digital technologies and provide excellent opportunities of professional training.
Nigeria to chair West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly
17-03-2021 | 07:52:22
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.
The Republic of Congo launches its bond offering
16-03-2021 | 08:34:58
The nominal unit value of the 10 million securities will be 10,000 CFA francs with a minimum offering of 50 bonds.
World Bank, AFD partner to strengthen Tunisia’s disaster resilience capacities
12-03-2021 | 07:29:00
The World Bank approved $50 million in financing to support a disaster and climate resilience project in Tunisia, complemented by French Development Agency (AFD) financing equivalent to $50 million, a total package of $100 million.
OPEC Fund strengthens food security in Burundi with $20m loan
10-03-2021 | 07:10:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed a $20 million public sector loan agreement with Burundi to co-finance a project that will improve food security, expand access to marketplaces and social services.
Nigeria, Morocco sign five agreements on hydrocarbons, agriculture
10-03-2021 | 07:02:00
Under the agreement between OCP, NSIA and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigeria will import phosphate from the Kingdom of Morocco and use it to produce blended fertiliser for the local market and export.
Tradepass to host Ethiopia’s State Minister of MiNT at BYTES ’21: Africa
09-03-2021 | 07:30:56
Despite the setbacks from COVID19, the Africa’s digital economy is on track to expand in the coming years, transforming the way businesses and government functions with the potential to reach $180 billion by 2025.
Oil and gas sector welcomes merger of South Africa’s iGas, PetroSA and Strategic Fuel Fund
09-03-2021 | 07:14:00
The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), announced the merger of Central Energy Fund (CEF) subsidiaries iGas, PetroSA and the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF).
Mozambique’s economy growth expected to rebound by 2022, World Bank
05-03-2021 | 06:57:00
Mozambique’s economy is expected to gradually recover from 2021 but substantial downside risks remain due to uncertainty surrounding the path of the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Zimbabwe] Afreximbank invests $70 million in upgrading Beitbridge border post
03-03-2021 | 14:48:21
The Beitbridge border post upgrade project, which is a public-private partnership, is the first of its kind in Zimbabwe.
WHO, AfDB and Africa CDC call for investments in local manufacture of drugs
03-03-2021 | 07:25:44
Africa must protect itself against future pandemics and other shocks through higher investment in primary healthcare and increased local manufacturing of key medical products.
African Legal Support Facility receives £2.6m from Norway, UK, to boost debt management capacity
03-03-2021 | 06:59:00
The governments of Norway and the United Kingdom have extended grants of around £2.6 million to the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) to support its activities over the next two years.
Shell invests to support Nigeria’s domestic gas ambition for industrialization
03-03-2021 | 06:29:00
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), has restated commitment to support the Federal Government of Nigeria’s goal of using the country’s proven gas reserves to trigger economic activities for gas-based industrialization.
Chariot Oil & Gas signs gas market MoU in Morocco
02-03-2021 | 11:46:00
Chariot Oil & Gas signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) along with its partner the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Green and Digital Economy in Morocco.
EU imports from US declined by 13% in 2020 against 5.6% increase from China
01-03-2021 | 21:05:00
For the first time in history, China overtook the US in 2020 as the Euro Area's (EA) top trading partner.
Equatorial Guinea leads regional gas monetization via Alen Backfill project
26-02-2021 | 10:04:51
The Alen gas monetization backfill project represents the first phase of the strategic vision to transform Equatorial Guinea into a Gas Mega Hub.
Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire collaborate on cocoa security along common border
26-02-2021 | 07:30:00
Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have agreed to form a joint committee to find a lasting solution to security challenges faced by cocoa farmers along the southern parts of the shared border of the two countries.
WFP strengthens community skills in Zimbabwe’s urban centres with SDC support
26-02-2021 | 06:54:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed an additional $7 million in new funding from Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Telecoms sector, others take Nigeria out of recession as sector boosts GDP by 12.45%, report
25-02-2021 | 13:42:00
Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, regulated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is one of the sectors whose performance lifted the country out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Global Fund signs new grants to increase access to health services in Congo
25-02-2021 | 11:41:34
The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of the Congo and health partners launched the implementation of two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria.
Global government IT spending to reach $483 billion in 2021, study
25-02-2021 | 11:20:36
Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $483 billion in 2021, an increase of 5.1% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc.
Rwanda and Belgium strengthen ties through new financial partnership
25-02-2021 | 06:30:21
Rwanda Finance Limited (RFL) and the Belgian Finance Center (BFC) have announced the signing of an extended partnership to strengthen ties between their financial sectors.
Angola National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels moves to make 2020 bid round more transparent
24-02-2021 | 05:30:59
Angola’s National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) now allows those interested in partaking in the ongoing 2020 licensing round for oil blocks in the onshore Kwanza and Lower Congo Basins.
Burundi welcomes Morocco’s decision to open embassy in Bujumbura
22-02-2021 | 09:28:00
Morocco has decided to open an embassy in Burundi’s main economic center instead of opting for the country’s political capital.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Is Kenya AfCFTA-ready?
19-02-2021 | 13:45:00
For many, the Africa Continental Free Trade Area was a manifestation of the long sought-after Pan African dream – a united continent, bringing together its natural resources in a common market, to the benefit of its people.
OPEC Fund extends $50m for poverty reduction in Tanzania
19-02-2021 | 07:10:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed a $50 million loan with Tanzania to finance the Fourth Tanzania Poverty Reduction Project.