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.
Private Equity Africa (PEA) has announced that the Local Financial Advisor of the Decade award has been won by Verdant Capital and also won the Local Financial Advisor Award of 2022 for the second year running.
Eutelsat, Sentech, France24, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, AFP to attend broadcasters convention in Kigali
Themed: ‘Digital Broadcasting – Promoting Our Values And Enriching Our Lives”, the convention had participants discussing and taking essential decisions on content, infrastructure and investment for broadcasting in the converged digital space.
The GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) Africa is happening at Kigali Convention Center, bringing together a variety of industry sectors, business leaders and policymakers with the region’s mobile ecosystem.
During the opening session of the upcoming 3-day Africa Accelerating conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is anticipated to underscore the importance of Canada-Africa collaboration.
En tant qu’institution commune de financement du développement des huit pays de l’Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine (UEMOA), la BOAD occupe une position cruciale, sur la scène internationale, pour la défense des intérêts de ses membres.
African Development Bank Vice President for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization Solomon Quaynor will join Africa's young generation of innovators, policymakers, champions and leaders at the 2022 Youth Connekt Africa Summit, taking place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 13 to15 October 2022.
The African Economic Conference is Africa’s leading forum for discussing the continent’s emerging challenges and opportunities and is jointly hosted by the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa, and the United Nations Development Program.
Uganda will host the 7th edition of the Africa SME Champions Forum, the event, co-hosted by the Arab Bank for Development in Africa (BADEA) and empowered by AfricSearch, will bring together 300 of Africa’s top SMEs, institutional funding organisations, venture capitalists, angel investors and ecosystem builders.
This was the message from several delegates to the VIP and Ministerial Symposium of this year’s Africa Oil Week conference running from 3 to 7 October, at the CTICC.While there is consensus on the need for low-carbon energy, the new energy mix must also support Africa’s social development and the upliftment of its people.
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
La RDC a été notée BBB "Pays d'investissement à risques modéré", en juin dernier par l'agence de notation Bloomfield investment corporation. Au regard de cette notation, selon le ministère des Finances, la RDC tient à l'amélioration de sa notation sur le climat des affaires.
The agreement is set to reinforce European energy security and assist with the sustainable development of West African countries.
The three-day AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022) hosted in Bridgetown, Barbados, ended on a high note with the signing of a total of 14 agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) aimed at deepening economic ties between Africa and the Caribbean.
Only 2% of the US$730 billion of global philanthropic contributions is currently directed to climate change.
The Director of West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, has been named the 2022 Africa Food Prize Laureate for his achievements in training African Agricultural Scientists for Africa.
The 2022 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR22) was launched with a call for African governments to lead and coordinate domestic and external efforts to urgently and holistically tackle food insecurity in the continent.
Women agripreneurs from the Gambia, Rwanda, Benin and Nigeria receive US85,000 in grants at the annual Women Agripreneur of the Year Awards 2022
Promouvoir la coopération pour soutenir les entreprises Japonaises dans la préservation de l'environnement en Côte d'Ivoire
Japan and the African Development Bank announce up to $5 billion in support for Africa’s private sector
The government of Japan and the African Development Bank have announced a $5 billion financial cooperation under the fifth phase of the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa initiative (EPSA) from 2023 to 2025.
The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia will attend AEW 2022 as a platinum sponsor, shaping discussions around making energy poverty history on the back of oil, gas and green hydrogen.
His Excellency President Paul Kagame to Deliver Opening Keynote at MWC Africa 2022 in Kigali
This year’s edition of AEW 2022 will feature an Invest in Namibia side event, a forum dedicated to emerging investment opportunities across the Namibian energy landscape.
EG LNG, the operator of Equatorial Guinea’s Liquefied Natural Gas processing facility, has confirmed its silver sponsorship for the African Energy Week 2022 conference and exhibition in Cape Town this coming October.
The Government of Barbados and Afreximbank have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF) scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022.
Exim Bank Delegation Participates in U.S.-Africa Business Summit; Champions Prosper Africa Initiative
Delegation of U.S. government officials that included representatives from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) concluded a successful visit to the U.S.-Africa Business Summit.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum (AIF) co-hosted a forum of 40 women leaders who are delivering high-quality solutions for Africa’s infrastructure needs.
Mahad Ahmed is Founder and CEO of Ame Trade Limited. He is also a member of the African Business Roundtable and an an established expert in the Consulting and Events Services industries.
Les chefs d'État Africains se réunissent pour promouvoir la mise en œuvre de l'IDA20 pour une reprise robuste.
La République du Sénégal et le Groupe de la Banque mondiale accueilleront une réunion de haut niveau le 7 juillet 2022 avec les dirigeants africains afin de tirer parti de la voix puissante des pays africains dans la mise en œuvre du programme IDA20.
African Heads of State to convene to champion a strong start to IDA20 implementation for a robust recovery
The Republic of Senegal and the World Bank Group will host a high-level meeting on July 7, 2022, with African leaders to leverage the powerful voice of African countries in implementing the IDA20 program.
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR), un groupe de chefs d'entreprise visionnaires qui ont compris très tôt la nécessité pour l'Afrique de bien se positionner sur le marché mondial afin d'attirer les investissements sur le continent, fête cette année sa troisième décennie d'existence.
Sierra Leone Petroleum Directorate DG to Speak on New Licenses at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022
Afreximbank and ITFC Sign US$250 Million Murabaha Financing Agreement to Support African Response to Economic Challenges Posed by the Ongoing Geopolitical Turmoil
BCEAO : les chefs d’État désignent l’Ivoirien Jean-Claude Kassi Brou nouveau gouverneur de la Banque centrale
The African Business Roundtable (ABR), a group of visionary business leaders who saw very early the need for Africa to position itself well in the global market to attract investments to the continent, this year marks its third decade of existence.
The African Development Bank Group is progressing with financial reforms that have helped it become stronger, more resilient, and better equipped in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.
Les principaux producteurs et exportateurs de pétrole d'Afrique se réunissent jusqu'au 19 mai à Luanda, la capitale angolaise. Ils cherchent des solutions pour accroître les investissements dans le secteur pétrolier et la transition énergétique en Afrique
It is with great excitement that the Africa CDC announces its second Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), which will take place from 13-15 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Stephen Oehley is the CEO of Xtendevent, an infrastructure for organising trade shows, digital expositions and corporate events.
The Africa Trade Expo (TATE) presents direct access to African buyers whose main aim is to source the latest products, establish partnerships, and conclude import/export deals.
The first International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) will take place from December 14-16, 2021 and will focus on the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine, the strengthening of health systems and the lessons learned from the fight against COVID-19.
At WebexOne, Cisco unveiled a preview of its next-generation hybrid work collaboration product.
From 25th-29th October 2021, scientists, entrepreneurs, institutional leaders and students from Africa and beyond are meeting in Rwanda and online for the second continental African Plant Breeders Association Conference.
La troisième édition de l’Africa Investment Forum évènement phare du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, se tiendra du 1er au 3 décembre 2021 à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire.
The Convention Centre in Kigali will be the setting for the next edition of Africa’s leading conference and exhibition on technology-assisted learning, bringing investors and some of the world’s leading experts on education and technology to the Rwandan capital
The Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda, Cenfri, and the Mastercard Foundation signed a tripartite MoU to kick-off an ambitious three-year digital transformation program in Rwanda aiming at harnessing Rwanda’s big data to enhance the Government’s digital capabilities and systems.
Facebook has today launched a new Covid-19 misinformation campaign in partnership with the WHO. The campaign called ‘Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation’ will be rolled out in select African countries.
The success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) hinges on the ability of African firms to understand and capitalize on the trade related opportunities offered by the AfCFTA
Cameroon suspends the installation of GPS on trucks that transport goods to the Central African Republic
According to the Cameroonian Ministry of Transports, the parties agreed to suspend the installation of GPS on trucks that transport goods to the Central African Republic because of the large number of vehicles currently waiting for the installation of that equipment at the port of Douala.
A second regional mini-Summit earlier set to be held in Angola's capital Luanda to discuss the political and security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been postponed, sources have told The New Times.
The first-ever Nigeria Oil, Gas & Power (NOGP) Conference & Exhibition is set for 26-27 October 2021 in Lagos and will focus on the path forward for Africa’s largest economy post COVID-19.
The African Development Bank has urged development finance institutions, NGOs, farmer cooperatives, and the private sector to develop more effective financing solutions for Africa’s fertilizer value chains.
An article by Forbes indicates that family-owned businesses control a significant portion of the African economy.
Cellulant Corporation has empowered Africa’s agriculture sector with the assurance to leverage on technology to help block inefficiency and wastages in Africa's Agric value chain.
President Macky Sall opened the Oil & Gas Council's 4th MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition in Dakar on Wednesday.
Significant progress has been made in fortifying Nigerian staple foods with micronutrients, critical for improving the population’s health and nutrition.
Even as the global business landscape shift and a growing number of millennium candidates enter the workforce organizations have not put in place measures train employees.
Players in the Training, Learning and Development industry are set to meet in Nairobi Kenya for the Annual Training Evaluation Compendium in Africa, ATECA, conference, the first of its kind in the region.
Training management firms like Edify Learning Forum Africa, ELFA, have been at the forefront of designing, managing and redefining organizational learning processes in Africa over the years.
A variety of zoonotic diseases afflict Kenyan livestock and the people who raise them.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
The Spotlight Nigeria Business and Investment forum is attended by Businesses and Investors from France and other European countries
Teamsters Union is warning South African institutional investors regarding the many risks facing investments in one of the world's largest transportation and warehousing companies, XPO Logistics.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a loan to Protea Hotels Zambia, a subsidiary of conglomerate Union Gold Zambia, to build and operate a hotel and conference center in the outskirts of Lusaka.
A game-changing event took place in 2018 that breathed new life into old land: the first cohort of the Land Accelerator brought together entrepreneurs from seven countries across Africa. The magic will happen again from September 7-12, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya
A South African delegation from the steel and fabrication, engineering and services, electro technical and services, and oil and gas sectors are set to showcase their capabilities at the Offshore Technology Conference in the USA.
ECOWAS has moved to promote the free movement of people and curb the menace of Trafficking in Persons through sensitization of community citizens on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity card.
The China-Africa Enterprises Convention, which will be held from June 8 to 12, 2019 in Shanghai, China, is an opportunity for African companies to trade and establish strategic partnerships with Chinese companies, to learn from Chinese companies experience and find investment opportunities with Chinese and African investors.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing.
The United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, UINDP and the Economic Commission for Africa have held a workshop aimed at enhancing Ethiopia’s policy coherence for SDGs.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the just concluded Nairobi conference as one that generated the right momentum for harnessing the enormous economic potential of the blue economy.
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is set to host its 49th Plenary Session of the Biannual Research Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.
Delegates attending the eighth Africities Summit in Marrakesh Morocco have rallied behind Africa’s sustainable agenda.
The Forum of African Regions has been launched to foster exchange and sharing of experiences between the presidents of the Africa.
The largest pan-African congregation of cities and local governments, the 8th Africities Summit, has opened in Marrakesh Morocco under the theme ‘the transition to sustainable cities and territories.
The UCT Graduate School of Business is partnering with the World Economic Forum to bring the Young Global Leaders conference to Cape Town.
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF held a parallel session on strengthening community platforms for Primary Health Care (PHC), during the 2nd International Conference on Maternal, New-born and Child Health in Africa, convened by the African Union Commission.
About 70 stakeholders comprising executives and planning experts, statistics executives and experts, members of the civil society and representatives from the private sector will converge in Yaounde to review and validate two ECA studies on accountability and statistics in development planning in Cameroon.
Cybercrime has dominated South Africa’s news headlines throughout the course of 2018, as one high-profile attack follows another on an almost monthly basis
Cybercrime has dominated South Africa’s news headlines throughout the course of 2018, as one high-profile attack follows another on an almost monthly basis
The Economic Commission for Africa is fully committed to supporting the African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member States to ensure that the untapped potentials of the continent’s blue economy are fully realized.
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scooped the first prize award in the Regional/International and Diplomatic Missions Category at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair.
The East African Community (EAC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have reaffirmed their commitment in creating more job opportunities for East African youth in the agriculture sector.
Stakeholders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have welcomed the introduction of the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) project following a two-day workshop conducted by COMESA.
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, the East African Community and the Indian Ocean Commission with support from the EUhave resolved to step up their efforts to ensure that piracy does not resurge.
The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has moved to validate its regional strategy for the popularization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.
Africa’s largest tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC, you can take your place amongst the world’s leading innovators
From September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
The Executive Secretary of UN Economic Commission for Africa, (ECA) Vera Songwe has said that combating bribery, money laundering and tax evasion should be a priority if Africa has to finance its transition to middle income status.
The upcoming third edition of the Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja from 15-17 October 2018 will provide access to all the practical knowledge, valuable connections, decision makers for would-be and established mining companies.
The African countries should develop manufacturing capabilities in pharmaceuticals and reduce the level of import of equipment and medicines in order to conserve foreign exchange.
For the 10th anniversary of gamescom, during the largest European game convention, several African game developers will participate in devcom, the interdependent game developer conference.
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners
The quick passage of a law on factoring in Nigeria is a crucial step in facilitating the ease of doing business and procuring the trust of investors in the country, guests heard recently during a public hearing held at the National Assembly in Abuja.
The planning process of long-term development in any country would be on a shaky foundation if the data and statistics are not readily available and are of poor quality.
Key talks are underway in Botswana to shape a new programme that will support trade in Africa through technical assistance and capacity-building.
The Economic Commission for Africa,ECA, has launched a new generation of reports focusing on African countries’ progress on structural transformation
The African Union Commission through its Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture is exploring ways of implementing successful agribusiness Public Private Partnerships to catalyse investments in agribusiness development on the continent.
Air traffic across Africa is expected to soar over the next 20 years to over 300 million passengers, which is great news for African economies - so long as they have the infrastructure to sustain it
8.2 million trees were cut down for charcoal in Somalia between 2011 and 2017, increasing land degradation and food insecurity. Illegal trade in charcoal acts as a major source of funding for militias and terrorist groups such as Al Shabaab, who illegally tax exports.