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Thirty countries to benefit as Global Environment Facility funds FAO-led projects
05-06-2020 | 10:10:00
FAO welcomed the decision by the Global Environment Facility Council to allocate a substantial $176 million to 24 of its projects that tackle the critical intersection between agriculture and environmental concerns.
Red Cross calls for swift, extensive response to the new Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
05-06-2020 | 07:25:00
More than 150 trained Red Cross volunteers have been deployed as part of a first wave of response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Équateur Province, in the western part of Democratic Republic of the Congo.
African Development Bank delivers on a decade of transformative commitments to reduce poverty
05-06-2020 | 06:52:00
For the past five decades, the African Development Bank Group has been at the forefront of driving Africa’s economic transformation, leveraging its diverse resources and unique know-how as an indigenous development finance institution.
EAC Partner States adopts EAC Regional Electronic Cargo and Drivers Tracking System
04-06-2020 | 13:22:18
The East African Community (EAC) Partner States have adopted the EAC Regional Electronic Cargo and Drivers Tracking System that will be hosted at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
African Development Bank mobilizes more than $13m to support the CEMAC zone and DR Congo
04-06-2020 | 07:46:00
The African Development Bank granted Abidjan a funding of $13.55 million to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic within the Economic and Monetary Community Central Africa (CEMAC) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
MultiChoice, YES partner to create youth employment in South Africa
03-06-2020 | 15:10:00
MultiChoice Group (MCG) announces its partnership with the Youth Employment Service (YES) initiative which has resulted in the creation of 400 new job opportunities.
Germany looks to facilitate private sector investments in Africa
02-06-2020 | 10:09:00
With the recent ‘AfricaConnect’ €400 million initiative under DEG’s management, the German Development Ministry is looking to increase private sector investments and cooperation with the African continent.
AfDB approves emergency relief aid to tackle food insecurity for vulnerable workers in Egypt
02-06-2020 | 07:35:22
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a $500,000 emergency assistance grant to Egypt to provide food relief, and to contribute to restoring the livelihoods of vulnerable populations severely affected by COVID 19.
EU mobilises €3 million in emergency assistance for floods in East Africa
02-06-2020 | 07:24:00
The EU has mobilised €3 million in emergency assistance to countries in East Africa that have been hit by heavy rainfall over the past weeks, triggering devastating landslides and floods.
African Development Bank mobilizes $22 million for low-income countries in the ECOWAS region
01-06-2020 | 07:51:00
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.
Sudan, WFP sign agreement on Sudan family support programme
01-06-2020 | 07:05:00
The Government of Sudan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the government’s Family Support program that will provide Sudanese families direct cash transfers.
World Bank approves $25m to help Djibouti grow economy, improve access to services
01-06-2020 | 06:44:00
The World Bank approved two new projects totaling $25 million in credit from the International Development Association (IDA), to help Djibouti address vulnerability, foster inclusive economic growth and improve service delivery.
Check Point successfully unveils 'VandaTheGod', person behind 7-year hacktivism campaign
29-05-2020 | 13:53:00
Check Point has successfully brought down VandaTheGod, the person behind a 7-year hacktivism campaign
AFD provides €70m to improve water and sanitation in Morogoro, Tanzania
29-05-2020 | 10:24:00
The Government of Tanzania and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed a financing agreement for a 70M€ concessional loan aiming at improving water supply and sanitation services for the residents of Morogoro Municipality.
Germany, WFP expand multi-year partnership to empower resilient communities in Niger
29-05-2020 | 07:43:22
The WFP in Niger welcomed an additional €24 million contribution from Germany to scale-up resilience building at a time when Niger is facing the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 health pandemic on food security.
[Nigeria] NCDMD launches initiatives to drive innovations in oil and gas industries
29-05-2020 | 07:11:00
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has launched BrentPlus, a series of initiatives that will stimulate innovations in the oil and gas industry.
New swarms of locusts threaten to increase hunger in East Africa reeling from floods and coronavirus
28-05-2020 | 14:59:33
Oxfam warns that millions of people in East and Central Africa, already suffering due to flooding and the impact of coronavirus, are at risk of increased hunger and poverty as the region braces for the latest generation of locusts.
EAC cautions partner states on likely impact of above normal rains in the region
28-05-2020 | 12:30:58
According to the Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum Statement, parts of South Sudan, Western Kenya, Uganda, Northern Tanzania and Rwanda are expected to receive above normal rainfall between June and September 2020.
Covid-19 causes biggest fall in global energy investment in history, report
28-05-2020 | 12:06:00
The Covid-19 pandemic has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investment in history, with spending expected to plunge in every major sector this year from fossil fuels to renewables and efficiency, the IEA said in a new report.
African Natural Resources Centre unveils publication to advance critical land policy reforms
28-05-2020 | 07:36:18
In response to challenges across Africa around land ownership and use, the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) of the African Development Bank is launching a series of articles to aid policy debate.
[South Africa] Unemployment Insurance Fund pays out R15bn
27-05-2020 | 11:28:00
The South African Department of Employment and Labour says the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has to date paid in excess of R15 billion to beneficiaries.
Africa Regional Integration Index underlines integration as key to building more resilient economies
27-05-2020 | 06:58:00
The 2019 Index, which builds on the first edition published in 2016, provides up-to-date data on the status and progress of regional integration in Africa.
Africa Regional Integration Index calls on continent to build more resilient economies through integration
26-05-2020 | 10:08:00
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) was launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the AfDB and the African Union Commission, with a call to action to African economies to deepen their integration.
AUDA-NEPAD, CSIR partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation agenda
26-05-2020 | 09:05:00
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are strengthening their partnership through formalised technical cooperation to accelerate technology development in Africa.
[South Africa] Reusable shopping bags have lower environmental impact, CSIR
26-05-2020 | 07:24:00
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) released the findings of a life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) of grocery carrier bags in South Africa.
World Bank approves $500m to fight Locusts in Africa and the Middle East
26-05-2020 | 06:42:00
The World Bank approved a US$500 million program to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight the locust swarms that are threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people.
Madagascar gets €4 million from African Development Fund for Sahofika hydropower project
25-05-2020 | 07:01:00
The African Development Fund has approved a 4.02 million euro loan with a grant component to finance the Government of Madagascar’s 30 million euro equity investment in the Sahofika hydropower project.
Fight against Desert Locusts will take time, despite significant control gains, FAO Director
22-05-2020 | 14:31:00
The Director-General of FAO QU, has warned that efforts to control Desert Locusts will take time, noting increased concern for the Sahel and Southwest Asia is adding to the burden of efforts ongoing in the Horn of Africa and Yemen.
[South Africa] Transport service centres to reopen in June
22-05-2020 | 12:41:00
Driving Licensing Testing Centres, registering authorities, vehicle testing stations and driving schools in South Africa will resume their services with effect from 1 June.
[Ghana] President Akufo-Addo launches Gh¢1 billion cap business support scheme
22-05-2020 | 08:50:00
The President of the Republic of Ghana launched the GH¢1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme.
World Bank provides $48 million emergency support for Uganda to manage Desert Locust threat
22-05-2020 | 06:24:00
The World Bank approved a financing of $48 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Uganda prevent and respond to the threat to livelihoods posed by the Desert Locust outbreak.
World Bank approves $54 million to strengthen health services in Liberia
22-05-2020 | 06:11:00
The World Bank has approved a $54 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to improve health service delivery to women, children, and adolescents in Liberia.
Team Europe bolsters food security in Kenya and neighbouring nations
21-05-2020 | 12:55:00
Team Europe - the EU, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Sweden and Denmark are bolstering food security in Kenya and the region with over Ksh 16 billion (EUR 140 million) at a time of crisis due to COVID-19.
Education Cannot Wait expands its education in emergency COVID-19 response in Cameroon
21-05-2020 | 12:12:04
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announces a $1.5 million allocation to support the education in emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Cameroon.
[South Africa] R10 million in fodder support distributed to Western Cape farmers
21-05-2020 | 11:58:08
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) has distributed R10 million in fodder support to 1727 farmers located in extreme or critically extreme drought areas in the Western Cape.
Equatorial Guinea signs first mining contracts
21-05-2020 | 10:40:22
Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons signed its first mining contracts with three international companies for the exploration of mineral resources in the Rio Muni region.
World Bank approves $1 billion financing for Kenya
20-05-2020 | 12:16:00
The World Bank has approved a $1 billion budget support operation for Kenya, which helps close the fiscal financing gap, while supporting reforms that help advance the government’s inclusive growth agenda.
Schools in South Africa to reopen on 1 June 2020
20-05-2020 | 06:56:00
South African Basic Education Minister said schools will reopen on 1 June 2020 with Grade7, Grade 12 and small schools being the first learners to return to the classroom.
[Column] Beatrice Gakuba: Supporting Africa’s Agribusiness to avert a food crisis
20-05-2020 | 06:52:58
In Kenya’s coastal Mombasa County, Mercy Mghanga, reminisces her past, not so long ago, she sold tonnes of fish to five star hotels in the tourist town and exported the rest to China.
Horn of Africa borderland communities can achieve economic prosperity, World Bank
20-05-2020 | 06:27:55
Borderlands across the Horn of Africa are isolated, poor, and insecure, yet they hold real economic potential driven by a wealth of natural resources and some of the world’s most rapidly growing economies.
Hunger could double in East Africa and the Horn in months as coronavirus spreads, WFP
19-05-2020 | 14:23:18
The dire socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic may more than double the number of hungry people in East Africa and the Horn over the next three months, a report from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has found.
Industry downturn in Angola presents opportunities for local content and marginal players
19-05-2020 | 14:22:49
With an economic recession expected at -1.4 per cent by IMF this year, Angola is expected to be less hit than its immediate neighbours or than the rest of African oil-producing countries.
Rwanda lays ground to become self-sufficient in seed supply
19-05-2020 | 14:19:00
Despite the lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, Rwanda has not witnessed disruption in the supply of seeds to farmers, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources.
Japan, WFP partner to fight malnutrition in Tanzania
19-05-2020 | 14:00:00
The Japanese government has contributed $1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the implementation of the four-year Boresha Lishe nutrition project in rural areas of central Tanzania.
OPEC Fund increases support for trade and development in Africa
19-05-2020 | 13:37:34
The OPEC Fund for International Development has increased its trade finance program from $50 to $100 million to enable international financial services firm Natixis to enhance support for trade and development in Africa.
FAO needs $350 million to avert rising hunger as countries reel from COVID-19 pandemic’s impact
19-05-2020 | 06:01:00
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking $350 million to scale up hunger-fighting and livelihoods-boosting activities in food crisis contexts where COVID-19's impact could be devastating.
[South Africa] Over 15 000 farmers approved for COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund
18-05-2020 | 14:21:00
More than 15 000 small-scale farmers from South Africa have been approved for R1.2 billion COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund, according to Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister.
Qatar Petroleum enters agreement for two exploration blocks in Côte d'Ivoire
18-05-2020 | 13:55:00
Qatar Petroleum entered into a farm-in agreement with Total to acquire a 45% participating interest in blocks CI-705 and CI-706, located in the Ivorian-Tano basin, offshore the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.
World Bank approves $137.5 million for Somalia’s response to COVID-19, floods and drought
18-05-2020 | 07:30:00
The World Bank approved a $137.5 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to help Somalia respond to and recover from multiple, ongoing, and overlapping crises.
World Bank support The Gambia advance reforms in the electricity, telecom sectors
18-05-2020 | 07:03:00
The World Bank approved a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors.
Sandile Buthelezi appointed Director-General, Department of Health, South Africa
15-05-2020 | 12:46:00
The South African Department of Health has announced the appointment of Dr Sandile Buthelezi as its Director-General.
COMESA approves harmonized regional trade facilitation guidelines
15-05-2020 | 12:20:00
COMESA convened a virtual meeting to approve a harmonized set of regional guidelines developed to facilitate movement of goods and services across the region during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 poses formidable threat for fragile states in Middle East, North Africa, IMF
15-05-2020 | 09:39:00
COVID-19 will trigger a sharp drop in household incomes in Middle East and North African (MENA) countries that are fragile and in conflict situations, such as Afghanistan, Djibouti, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, and Somalia.
EXIM approves amended financing of U.S. exports to Mozambique LNG project, support more U.S. jobs in additional states
15-05-2020 | 08:40:00
The BOD of the EXIM unanimously voted to amend the agency’s previously approved September 2019 direct loan supporting U.S. exports for the development and construction of an integrated LNG project in Mozambique.
[South Africa] Employers of domestic workers, farm labourers called upon to apply for UIF lockdown benefits
15-05-2020 | 08:02:00
The Department of Employment and Labour is making all efforts to reach domestic workers and farm labourers so that they can benefit from the COVID-19 relief scheme.
COVID-19 triggers marked decline in global trade, study
14-05-2020 | 13:33:00
The coronavirus pandemic cut global trade values by 3% in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest UNCTAD data published in a joint report by 36 international organizations.
COVID-19 to slash global economic output by $8.5 trillion over next two years, WESP
14-05-2020 | 09:35:00
Against the backdrop of a devastating pandemic, the global economy is projected to contract sharply by 3.2 per cent this year, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) mid-2020 report.
COVID-19 response must target African agriculture and the rural poor
14-05-2020 | 09:11:37
Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PetroNor, Senegal suspends arbitration on two offshore licenses
14-05-2020 | 09:03:00
PetroNor announces that the Company has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of Senegal to suspend the Arbitration related to the Rufisque Offshore Profond and Senegal Offshore Sud Profond licence.
Egypt’s growth to slow sharply in 2020 due to COVID-19, EBRD
13-05-2020 | 08:51:00
Egypt’s economy will slow sharply this year because of the impact of the coronavirus, but will avoid a recession, according to the latest forecast by the EBRD.
Morocco’s GDP to shrink by 2% cent in 2020, EBRD
13-05-2020 | 08:40:00
Morocco’s economy will decline by 2 per cent in 2020 because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but a 4 per cent rebound is expected in 2021, according to the latest forecast by the EBRD.
Norway commits $3 million to Sub Saharan Africa’s Covid-19 fight
13-05-2020 | 07:04:17
Norway has pledged to do more to assist these countries strengthen their health systems and assist vulnerable people,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein.
Rosgeo signs first contracts for start of work in Equatorial Guinea
13-05-2020 | 06:38:00
Subsidiaries of JSC Rosgeo, JSC Zarubezhgeologiya and JSC Yuzhmorgeologiya, signed contracts with the Ministry of Mining and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea for the first stage of work on seismic studies in Equatorial Guinea.
[South Africa] Banks ready to accept loan applications from COVID-19 distressed businesses
13-05-2020 | 06:20:00
South African banks are now ready to accept loan applications from COVID-19 distressed businesses, as revealed by the National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank and the Banking Association of South Africa.
Trade expert says AfCFTA could help Africa bounce back from Covid-19 impacts
12-05-2020 | 13:42:00
The director of regional integration and trade at ECA, Stephen Karingi, says 2020 that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could help African economies recover from the impact of COVID-19.
South Africa reports outbreak of African Swine Fever in Eastern Cape
12-05-2020 | 09:36:53
The South African Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development announced the outbreak of African Swine Fever at Amathole District Municipality in Eastern Cape.
[Nigeria] Alwan Ali Hassan appointed Acting Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture
12-05-2020 | 09:00:00
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate dissolution of the Interim Management Team and the appointment of an Acting Managing Director for the Bank of Agriculture in the person of Mr Alwan Ali Hassan.
Russia’s Rosgeo readies for geological mapping in Equatorial Guinea
12-05-2020 | 07:32:00
Rosgeo and the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea have signed contracts for the initial phase of seismic acquisition in transit zone and state geological mapping in the Rio Muni area.
FAO makes gains in the fight against Desert Locusts in East Africa and Yemen, threat for food security crisis remains
12-05-2020 | 07:24:00
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said that significant gains had been made in the fight against the desert locust upsurge in East Africa and Yemen.
World tourism remains at standstill as 100% of countries impose restrictions on travel, UNWTO
12-05-2020 | 06:22:00
New research from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that 100% of global destinations continue to have restrictions on travel in place, and 72% have completely closed their borders to international tourism.
Mineral production to soar as demand for clean energy increases, World Bank
11-05-2020 | 15:32:00
A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies.
Somalia’s internal revenue mobilization galvanised by UA 5.5 million grant from African Development Bank
11-05-2020 | 13:04:00
The Federal Republic of Somalia (FGS) revenue mobilization strategy received a boost with a UA 5.5 million grant from the African Development Bank.
COMESA Agency strikes-off 12 anti-competition trade agreements
11-05-2020 | 11:32:00
More than twelve trade agreements which have been operational in the Common Market for several years have been banned by the COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) for being anti-competition.
Germany, WFP collaborate to build resilient communities in Mali
11-05-2020 | 11:20:00
Germany has reaffirmed its commitment to the long-term improvement of livelihoods and food security in Mali through an EUR 11 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme’s life-changing activities in the country.
ECA proposes COVID-19 exit strategies to bring African economies back on track
11-05-2020 | 07:12:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has released a new report proposing to African nations various coronavirus disease (COVID-19) exit strategies.
Tanzania, Malawi prepare to reap benefits of digital economy
09-05-2020 | 11:03:00
Tanzania is well-positioned to integrate into the global digital economy, thanks to its growing economy and a rapidly developing innovation ecosystem, a new UNCTAD assessment says.
Government, international players drive Djibouti’s insurance market
08-05-2020 | 18:07:00
The Djibouti insurance sector is expected to grow at a considerable pace in coming years owing to the improving socio-economic growth of the country.
Moody's downgrades Kenya credit rating to negative
08-05-2020 | 16:08:00
Moody's Investors Service, has changed the outlook on the Government of Kenya's ratings to negative from stable.
[South Africa] UIF pays R9.5 billion to workers
08-05-2020 | 13:33:00
The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has disbursed almost R9.5 billion through the COVID-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).
[Column] NJ Ayuk: How Africa can make a comeback from the oil and gas downturn
07-05-2020 | 18:41:05
Stunning drops in crude oil prices—the result of COVID-19-related declines in demand and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia—have been taking their toll around the globe this spring.
International air transport and tourism bodies launch appeal to support African travel, tourism sector
07-05-2020 | 13:27:00
Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s Travel & Tourism sector.
Restrictions on cross border movement affecting seed supply chain, COMESA
07-05-2020 | 08:47:00
Restrictions on cross border movement imposed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic by countries in the region, have adversely affected the supply of seeds which may lead to food insecurity.
COVID-19 knocks tax revenue performance in South Africa
07-05-2020 | 06:20:00
The South African Revenue Service says the country’s tax and revenue performance has taken a knock as a result of an ailing economy compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
South African Airways shutdown paves way for new airline
07-05-2020 | 06:04:00
The South African government National Transport Movement (NTM) has announced it is to shut down South African Airways and form a new airline.
Japan pledges $14.8 million for food assistance in Zimbabwe
07-05-2020 | 06:03:00
The Government of Japan announced an additional US$14.8 million in funding to meet the essential food security needs of vulnerable populations in Zimbabwe through the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Zimbabwe.
[Column] Stephen Awuah: Ghana amid COVID-19: Facing up to food supply chain problems
06-05-2020 | 17:01:28
Ghana’s growing reputation as a west African powerhouse has been hard-won but the COVID-19 global pandemic is a big test of the country’s agribusiness and food supply resilience.
African Development Bank approves €40 million in grants for bridge linking Cameroon and Chad
06-05-2020 | 14:16:00
The African Development Bank has approved grants worth €40.94 million for the construction of a bridge to connect Cameroon and Chad across the Logone river.
Equatorial Guinea introduces steps to boost oil exploration and production
06-05-2020 | 13:20:00
Equatorial Guinea has signed a new Ministerial Order extending all exploration blocks across its sedimentary basin for two years.
ITFC invests $100 million in Egypt’s sugar and wheat imports
06-05-2020 | 11:05:00
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed a $100 million financing agreement with Egypt’s GASC to cover the government’s essential strategic commodity needs.
Food insecurity in West Africa could leave 43 million at risk as coronavirus hits, WFP
06-05-2020 | 09:58:00
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).
Standards Alliance supports U.S.-Africa relations through TBT advisor appointment
06-05-2020 | 07:37:00
The Standards Alliance, in coordination with the African Union and the AGRA is supporting U.S.-Africa trade relations through the appointment of a technical advisor for technical barriers to trade (TBT) to the African Union.
Republic of Ireland becomes African Development Bank Group 81st shareholder
06-05-2020 | 06:14:00
The Republic of Ireland has become the African Development Bank Group’s 81st shareholder, following a declaration issued by the institution’s President, Akinwumi Adesina.
Liquid Telecom installs free Wifi at COVID-19 quarantine centres in Zambia
05-05-2020 | 12:04:00
Liquid Telecom Zambia is supporting the Ministry of Health with free internet connectivity at COVID-19 quarantine centres.
Schools remain locked for more than 127 million children in Eastern, Southern Africa, UNICEF
05-05-2020 | 09:31:00
More than 127 million pre-primary, primary, and secondary school students in Eastern and Southern Africa, who are supposed to return to school this week, remain at home, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
U.S. repatriates over $311.7 million stolen assets to Nigeria
05-05-2020 | 08:14:00
The Department of Justice announced that it has transferred $311.7 to the government of Nigeria to repatriate assets the United States forfeited that were traceable to the kleptocracy of former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha.
World Bank approves $100 million to improve governance for service delivery in Malawi
05-05-2020 | 07:53:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million grant for the Malawi Governance to Enable Service Delivery Project with the objective of strengthening Local Authorities’ institutional performance, responsiveness to citizens, and management of resources.
World Bank provides supplemental financing for Third Rwanda Energy Development Policy Operation
05-05-2020 | 07:43:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million International Development Association (IDA) supplemental financing for the Third Rwanda Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (DPO).
South Africa will have abundant grain harvest in 2020, data
04-05-2020 | 16:03:00
The South African Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza announced that South Africa will have sufficient staple grains supply in 2020/21 marketing year, which starts in May 2020 and ends in April 2021.
[Kenya] Safaricom to provide communication support to front-line health care workers, MOH
04-05-2020 | 15:37:00
Safaricom will provide communication resources equivalent to 195 terabytes of data, 10 million voice call minutes and 33 million SMSs to critical Government healthcare workers for the next three months.
Association of Equipment Manufacturers submits industry priorities for U.S.-Kenya Trade Agreement
01-05-2020 | 11:13:00
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) submitted its industry’s priorities for the proposed United States-Republic of Kenya Trade Agreement.