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Ecobank Group appoints Alain Nkontchou as Chairman
13-07-2020 | 14:17:00
Pan-African banking group Ecobank has appointed Mr Alain Nkontchou, a Cameroonian and Independent Non-Executive Director since 2015, as Board Chairman of its holding company, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
Rabah Arezki appointed Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, AfDB
13-07-2020 | 10:20:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has appointed Dr. Rabah Arezki as Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, effective 1st October 2020.
CMA CGM to launch 'Round the Africa' service
13-07-2020 | 09:52:00
Container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM will launch its new product 'Round the Africa' (RTA), in complement of the current existing 31 services to Sub Saharan Africa, come July 25, 2020 in Shanghai, China.
Bank of Central African States allows opening of foreign currency, escrow accounts
13-07-2020 | 09:15:00
The Board of Directors of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) has allowed the opening of foreign currency escrow accounts by petroleum and mining operators.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with UNESCO, Eneza Education for digital mentorship programme
13-07-2020 | 07:20:00
Safaricom has partnered with UNESCO, and Eneza Education to implement a digital mentorship programme for high school students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
[Nigeria] Emeka Onwuka appointed Seplat's Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
13-07-2020 | 06:48:00
Seplat Petroleum Board of Directors appointed Mr. Emeka Onwuka as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director of the Company, joining the Seplat Board, effective August 1, 2020.
World Bank Country Partnership Framework 2021-26 to support Rwanda’s strategic priorities
13-07-2020 | 06:15:00
The World Bank discussed the Rwanda Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period 2021-26, to guide the Bank’s work for the next 6 years supporting the Government of Rwanda’s strategic priorities.
East Africa holds its ground as Africa’s fastest growing region despite COVID-19 disruption, AfDB
13-07-2020 | 06:03:00
Economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed East Africa’s growth projection for 2020 down to 1.2 percent, a rate that outstrips other African regions and is forecast to rebound to 3.7 percent in 2021, according to the AfDB.
Taming post-harvest losses can boost food security in Africa, WCC
10-07-2020 | 14:07:00
African Church leaders are highlighting the need to tame the continent’s persistent post-harvest losses, as organizations point at rising food insecurity due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NCC creates new department to accelerate government's digital economy agenda in Nigeria
10-07-2020 | 13:16:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has created a Digital Economy Department principally responsible for implementing programmes and policies aimed at fully supporting and promoting the national digital economy agenda.
[Nigeria] CIBN to adopt remote online proctoring for its examinations
10-07-2020 | 13:01:00
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has commenced plans to adopt Remote Online Proctoring for the conduct of its professional banking and certification examinations.
Centre of Excellence in Rwanda to support African farmers and rural communities
10-07-2020 | 09:36:00
A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain based in Rwanda will help get farmers’ produce to market quickly and efficiently, reducing food waste, boosting profits and creating jobs.
Total to resume drilling offshore South Africa in September
10-07-2020 | 08:43:00
French oil major Total and its project partners are set to resume drilling at block 11B/12B in the Luiperd prospect, where Total in early 2019 flagged potential resources of 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent, in September.
[South Africa] Vodacom Business partners with Cloudflare to enhance cyber resilience
10-07-2020 | 08:20:00
Vodacom Business has partnered with Cloudflare to provide businesses of all sizes, faster, more secure and reliable website services.
IFC launches USD global bond, raises $2 billion to support private sector in developing countries
10-07-2020 | 08:05:00
IFC issued a new US dollar global benchmark bond, raising $2 billion to support private sector enterprises in developing countries in the face of the global COVID-19 health and economic crisis.
Pensana Rare Earths lists Angola’s Longonjo Project on the London Stock Exchange
10-07-2020 | 07:46:00
Australian exploration company Pensana Rare Earths has listed its Longonjo project in Angola on the London Stock Exchange, representing the U.K.’s first resources-focused IPO since COVID-19.
Zenith Energy to potentially acquire second oil production asset in Congo
10-07-2020 | 07:36:00
International oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities Zenith Energy announces it has entered into a joint venture agreement with a local oil & gas company in the Republic of the Congo.
World Bank provides $100m to accelerate digital transformation in Niger
09-07-2020 | 13:43:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million International Development Association which includes $50 million credit and $50 million grant to help Niger implement an ambitious program to use digital infrastructure.
Orange Egypt tops list of mobile operators in data services across the country
09-07-2020 | 09:33:00
Orange Egypt, provider of integrated telecommunications services has been ranked the first in the speed of data services for almost a year since the inception of issuing the NTRA’s monthly report on the quality of communications network services.
African Union launches Consortium for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial
09-07-2020 | 08:46:00
The African Union Commission has launched the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Consortium for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial (CONCVACT).
New Ericsson software makes shift to Standalone 5G easier
09-07-2020 | 08:14:00
Communications service providers can now tap the full potential of 5G New Radio (NR) technology with the commercial availability of Ericsson Standalone 5G NR software for 5G mid- and low bands.
The OPEC Fund boosts transport infrastructure, trade prospects in Mali
09-07-2020 | 07:55:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed a $20 million loan agreement with the Republic of Mali to finance a road project that will improve links to economic centers and social amenities.
The OPEC Fund finances job creation, boosts self-employment in Egypt
09-07-2020 | 07:33:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) signed a $95 million loan agreement with Egypt to help create thousands of job opportunities and boost self-employment in the North African country.
TechnipFMC signs contract with ANOPC for new Hydrocracking Complex in Egypt
09-07-2020 | 07:09:42
TechnipFMC has signed a major Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contract with Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) for the construction of a new Hydrocracking Complex for the Assiut refinery in Egypt.
Digital technologies could help Uganda’s economy recover faster, report
09-07-2020 | 06:50:00
Uganda’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2020 is projected to be between 0.4 and 1.7% compared to 5.6% in 2019, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank.
IFC provides funding to Nyaho Medical to expand access to quality healthcare in Ghana
09-07-2020 | 06:43:00
IFC announced a $5.2 million loan to Nyaho Medical Centre to support the Ghanaian health care provider’s expansion outside Accra and the upgrade of its existing hospital so it can better serve its patients.
Rectron becomes a distributor for H3C in South Africa
08-07-2020 | 14:22:00
Rectron announces that following the signing of a distribution deal with H3C earlier this year, it has now become the distributor for H3C in South Africa.
FAO welcomes additional €15m from European Union to fight Desert Locusts upsurge in East Africa
08-07-2020 | 13:59:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed a €15 million contribution from the European Union to fight the Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa as a new wave of locusts is emerging in the region.
WFP launches seasonal support for food insecure people in Mali
08-07-2020 | 10:37:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched a large-scale food and nutrition intervention to assist nearly one million people in the northern and central regions of Mali.
COMESA's FEMCOM embarks on $2.3m project to support DR Congo women in business
08-07-2020 | 10:23:00
The COMESA National Federation of National Associations of Women in Business (FEMCOM) Chapter in DR Congo has embarked on a $2.3 million project to support women in business.
World Bank approves $425m financing to support infrastructure development in Eastern and Southern Africa
08-07-2020 | 09:49:00
The World Bank approved $425 million in International Development Association financing to support infrastructure development in Eastern and Southern Africa through the Trade and Development Bank and COMESA Secretariat.
Africa’s growth stands to rebound to 3% in 2021, report
08-07-2020 | 08:29:00
Africa’s growth stands to rebound to 3% in 2021, provided that governments manage the COVID-19 infection rate well, African Development Bank says in African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement.
African Development Bank project tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania, report
08-07-2020 | 08:12:00
An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results, according to a report released by the project team.
Yutong provides support in pandemic prevention of public transport in Africa
08-07-2020 | 07:59:00
China Yutong Bus has donated more than 1.2 million medical masks to African countries and shared the experience of public transport pandemic prevention in China.
Madagascar receives $2.13m from African Risk Capacity Insurance for drought response
08-07-2020 | 07:48:00
The Government of Madagascar received a cheque of $2.13 million from the African Risk Capacity Insurance to cover anticipated losses to livelihoods of its vulnerable population from the crop failure in the just concluded farming season.
[Nigeria] FCMB to acquire 96 %stake in AIICO Pensions
07-07-2020 | 14:41:00
FCMB Group notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange that its pensions arm, FCMB Pensions, has entered into an agreement to acquire 96% of AIICO Pensions.
ERDB, European Union invest €61.3 million in green projects across Egypt and Morocco
07-07-2020 | 14:00:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are stepping up their support for green investments and climate resilience in Egypt, Morocco.
[Kenya] CMA issues guidance for transitional arrangements in the coffee sector
07-07-2020 | 11:47:00
In order to facilitate transitional arrangements in the coffee sector, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) in Kenya has issued guidance to support sector players.
UBA appoints new Directors for Nigeria and Africa
07-07-2020 | 11:05:00
Pan-African financial services group United Bank for Africa (UBA) has appointed Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors in charge of UBA’s Nigeria and Africa businesses, respectively.
Team Europe supports Somalia with three EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights
07-07-2020 | 10:29:33
An EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight arrived in Mogadishu from Brindisi, Italy, carrying humanitarian and medical supplies provided by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
[Column] Akesh Lalla: Yes, there’s disruption but also, opportunity
07-07-2020 | 09:38:00
I hear this a lot, “We are in unprecedented times.” Actually, to borrow from author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek, we are not. We have been through tough business situations like this before.
IFAD invests €77.7 million in Niger for food security and climate change resilience
07-07-2020 | 07:51:00
The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations, IFAD, has announced a new project that will boost support for about 210,000 poor rural households in Niger
World Bank approves $157m to protect Malawi’s watersheds, improve livelihoods
07-07-2020 | 07:28:00
The World Bank approved a total of $157 million for the Malawi Watershed Services Improvement Project composed of a $78.5 million credit and $78.5 million grant from the International Development Association.
[Column] Alain Tshal: Guarding against identity theft in times of increased online fraud
07-07-2020 | 07:07:00
Everyone is fair (and likely) game when it comes to identity theft. That is true at the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified cyber fraudsters’ hunt for the susceptible and vulnerable.
African Energy Chamber hopeful for quick resolution over fuel shortages in Tanzania
07-07-2020 | 06:44:00
The African Energy Chamber expresses its concerns over the alleged arrest and detention of three energy executives in Tanzania last week.
Merck Foundation joins forces with African First Ladies to improve cancer care in Africa
07-07-2020 | 06:34:00
Merck Foundation in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health, continue to provide one, two- and three-year Oncology Fellowship and Master degree for African doctors through their Cancer Access Program.
Konnect Africa offers broadband internet connection to isolation centers in Sokoto, Nigeria
06-07-2020 | 14:31:00
Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications has proposed to offer broadband internet connection to isolation centers to fight against Covid-19 in Sokoto, a north-western state in Nigeria.
BUA Cement to establish ultramodern 3,000,000 metric tonnes cement plant, 50mw power plant in Adamawa, Nigeria
06-07-2020 | 14:20:00
West Africa’s BUA Cement announced it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Easter region of Nigeria.
Wambui Gichuri appointed Acting VP- Agriculture, Human and Social Development, AfDB
06-07-2020 | 14:04:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) announces the appointment of Wambui Gichuri as Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development, effective 5 July 2020.
Sasol relinquishes Blocks 16 & 19 license offshore Mozambique
06-07-2020 | 09:37:00
Following an evaluation of the exploration potential of the blocks and an assessment of the report of the pre-feasibility phase of the EIA, Sasol has decided to relinquish its exploration license in Blocks 16 & 19 offshore Mozambique.
Atlas Petroleum resumes development of OML109 in Nigeria
06-07-2020 | 09:16:00
Atlas Petroleum has resumed work over activities and well interventions on OML 109 in Nigeria in order to enhance production from the Ejulebe marginal field.
Tanzania Vodacom customers to transfer and receive funds from across more than 200 countries worldwide
06-07-2020 | 08:57:00
Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider Vodacom M-Pesa announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio and Vodacom customers will now transfer and receive funds from across more than 200 countries.
Sudan prepares to receive returning nationals stranded abroad
06-07-2020 | 08:36:00
The Government of Sudan last month began facilitating the return home of the first of an estimated 15,000 Sudanese nationals stranded overseas, many in urgent need of assistance, with the support of IOM.
Madagascar receives $2.13 million from ARC to cover drought risks
06-07-2020 | 08:22:00
The government of Madagascar received a check of $2.13 million from the Insurance Company of the Pan African Risk Management Mutual (ARC) to cover the loss of livelihoods of its population caused by climatic disasters.
IFC provides $100m loan to Egypt’s CIB Bank to support businesses affected by COVID-19
06-07-2020 | 08:06:00
IFC announced a loan of up to $100 million to Commercial International Bank (CIB), Egypt’s largest private bank, to help the bank increase support to clients and companies whose cash flows have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Andela to double engineering talent pool with Pan-African expansion
04-07-2020 | 10:15:45
Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, will now accept engineers from all African countries, expanding its presence from six countries to the entire continent.
DRC, IFAD partner for better nutrition, resilience for small-scale farmers
04-07-2020 | 09:26:00
IFAD announced support for a new programme in the DRC to reduce poverty, increase productivity and incomes, improve food and nutrition security, and build the resilience of more than 410,000 small-scale farmers households.
Enaex, Sasol conclude deal to establish explosives joint venture in South Africa
04-07-2020 | 09:12:00
Integrated chemicals and energy company Sasol and Enaex, a subsidiary of the Sigdo Koppers Group, announced the start of new explosives joint venture Enaex Africa operations in Southern Africa.
Telma, Ericsson launch commercial 5G services in Madagascar
04-07-2020 | 08:25:00
Telma Madagascar has switched on its 5G commercial network to offer subscribers high-speed services enabled by the new generation of mobile connectivity and powered by Ericsson, the 5G network is now live in multiple cities in Madagascar.
Ericsson 5G commercially live with MTN in South African cities
04-07-2020 | 08:15:32
Communications service provider MTN has gone live with Ericsson-powered commercial 5G in the South African cities of Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.
Sonatrach, Eni sign gas agreements for Algeria
04-07-2020 | 07:21:00
Algeria’s Hydrocarbons Company SONATRACH and Italian's ENI signed several cooperation agreements in the gas sector and a memorandum of understanding on the possibilities of investment in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons.
[South Africa] Government commences investigation into the supply of scrap to the metals industry
04-07-2020 | 06:20:00
The Minister forTrade, Industry and Competition issued a trade policy directive to the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa to urgently look into measures to help support the metals industry.
Government gazettes amendments to the regulations governing South African sugar industry
04-07-2020 | 05:51:00
The Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) , Mr Ebrahim Patel gazetted amendments to the Sugar Industry Agreement and South African Sugar Association Constitution.
Ecobank Group spearheads new private sector initiative to end malaria in Africa
03-07-2020 | 14:27:00
Ecobank Group has announced its commitment to support ending malaria, launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership.
African Development Bank concludes $116m investment in Nedbank SDG-linked bonds
03-07-2020 | 12:51:00
The African Development Bank Group has concluded the investment of R2 billion ($116 million) in Sustainable Development Goals-linked bonds (SDG bonds) issued by Nedbank South Africa.
[Nigeria] Agriculture Minister flags off wet season farming for APPEALS rice farmers
03-07-2020 | 12:21:00
The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Alh. Mohammad Sabo Nanono flagged off the distribution of wet season farming support for improved rice production technologies among rice farmers at Tofai community.
[Nigeria] NSE upgrades data portal to improve market access
03-07-2020 | 11:55:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) upgraded its Data Portal (X-DataPortal) to provide a more efficient, user-friendly experience for subscribers.
MultiChoice joins the UN as official African media supporter for global COVID-19 campaign
03-07-2020 | 11:20:00
The MultiChoice Group has become an official supporter of the United Nations’ global COVID-19 awareness campaign Pause which launched globally on 30 June.
Olam to speed up innovation to address global food security
03-07-2020 | 11:12:00
Olam International, in partnership with Agropolis Fondation, is on the hunt for ground-breaking scientific research that can deliver transformational impacts within global agriculture and win of $75,000 grant to support development.
[Column] Paulo de Matos: A four-step approach to building business continuity in uncertainty
03-07-2020 | 07:10:00
The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is.
EANNASO launches AFYA digital health platform
03-07-2020 | 06:39:00
The Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS and Health Service Organizations (EANNASO) announced the launch of its East Africa Wananchi Digital Health Platform (AFYA).
African Development Bank joins WTO, other MDBs to support trade finance amid COVID-19 crisis
03-07-2020 | 06:26:00
The African Development Bank has joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO)and other multilateral development banks (MDBs) to reduce trade finance gaps that emerge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WFP supplements government support to poor families hit by COVID-19 in Kenya
03-07-2020 | 06:07:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched cash transfers and nutrition support for more than a quarter of a million people struggling to survive from the impact of COVID-19 on informal settlements in Nairobi.
Portable solar power system boosts COVID-19 testing in Zambia
02-07-2020 | 09:06:00
First Aid Africa and Renovagen Ltd have announced the success of a rapid response project to support testing operations in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia.
IFC supports Standard Bank of South Africa expand lending to SMEs during COVID-19
01-07-2020 | 10:31:00
IFC announced a $185 million loan to The Standard Bank of South Africa to help it expand its COVID-19 lending program to small and medium-sized enterprises and corporates affected by the pandemic.
IFC, IFU and PROPARCO provide $108.5m to improve healthcare in Egypt and Morocco
01-07-2020 | 10:23:00
IFC, IFU and PROPARCO are providing an equity financing package of up to $108.5 million to Humania, a private healthcare company, to help improve medical care in Egypt and Morocco.
Oceaneering awarded inspection services scope in Angola from CABGOC
01-07-2020 | 10:10:00
Oceaneering International announced its Asset Integrity group has secured a three-year contract in Angola with Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC), a Chevron subsidiary.
Eni successfully drills first exploration well offshore Egypt
01-07-2020 | 09:54:00
Eni, BP and Total have successfully drilled the first exploration well in the North El Hammad license, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta, on the prospect called Bashrush.
Souley Amadou appointed Acting General Counsel, Director of Legal Service Department, AfDB
01-07-2020 | 07:56:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) announces the appointment of Mr. Souley Amadou as Acting General Counsel and Director of the Legal Service Department, effective 1 July 2020.
World Bank provides $425m for provision of infrastructure financing in Eastern and Southern Africa
01-07-2020 | 07:30:00
The World Bank approved a total amount of $425 million in International Development Association (IDA) financing to support the provision of infrastructure finance in Eastern and Southern Africa.
World Bank supports jobs, skills development and digital transformation in Ghana
01-07-2020 | 07:20:00
The World Bank approved $315 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to support job creation, skills development and digital transformation in Ghana.
World Bank realigns Africa into two Vice Presidencies for greater focus on country progress
01-07-2020 | 06:55:00
As a sign of its strong commitment to Africa, the World Bank’s Sub-Saharan Africa Regional portfolio will now be managed by two Vice Presidents, covering Western and Central and Eastern and Southern Africa, respectively.
EBRD, UNWTO join forces to boost tourism recovery
30-06-2020 | 14:41:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) are joining forces to boost the recovery of the tourism sector across the 38 economies where the Bank invests.
AfDB, World Bank, IMF commit to support Sudan’s transformation
30-06-2020 | 11:09:00
Three leading international financial institutions, the African Development Bank, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), pledged multi-pronged support to Sudan.
Ikeja Electric meters over 120,000 households in Nigeria
30-06-2020 | 10:01:00
Nigerian electricity distribution company Ikeja Electric has metered over one hundred and twenty thousand households between 2018 and June 2020, in line with its commitment to bridge its metering gap.
World Bank approves $40 million emergency financing to support Somalia’s Desert Locust response
30-06-2020 | 07:20:00
The World Bank approved a $40 million International Development Assistance (IDA) grant for Somalia as part of the Emergency Locust Response Program, which seeks to respond to the threat posed by the locust outbreak.
World Bank approves $50 million grant to improve education quality in Sierra Leone
30-06-2020 | 07:08:00
The World Bank approved a $50 million grant to support the Government of Sierra Leone’s flagship program for Free Quality School Education launched in 2018.
CISI, GISI partnership renewal confirms confidence in Ghanaian financial services profession
30-06-2020 | 07:02:00
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Ghana Investment and Securities Institute (GISI) announced the renewal of their partnership, confirming confidence in Ghanaian financial services profession.
IFC provides €10 million to Tunisian date exporter VACPA
30-06-2020 | 06:46:00
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing €10 million in funding to the Tunisian date processing company VACPA.
IFC offers incentives for lending to SMEs and women-led business in sub-Saharan Africa
30-06-2020 | 06:28:00
IFC is boosting its response to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering new incentives for financial institutions to provide loans to SMEs in the poorest countries and to women entrepreneurs across all emerging markets.
Mozambique offers $2.25 billion funding guarantee to LNG project
26-06-2020 | 14:20:00
Mozambique’s state-owned National Hydrocarbon Company (ENH) has assured the partners in Mozambique’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project a $20 billion gas project led by Total.
Japan provides support to drought affected people in Namibia
26-06-2020 | 14:12:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received Japanese Government contribution of $ 700,000 that will enable WFP to provide food assistance to some 30,000 vulnerable people in Namibia.
Zambia has good foundation to use digital tools for economic transformation, World Bank report
26-06-2020 | 13:57:00
The Zambia Digital Economy Diagnostic, a new report developed by the World Bank, finds that Zambia is making significant strides towards the use of digital tools to achieve the social and economic transformation goals set forth in its Vision 2030.
[Nigeria] IITA, Mastercard Foundation partnership to equip youth in agrifood value chain with skills
26-06-2020 | 12:59:00
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy.
[South Africa] Renergen, Total sign joint LNG marketing agreement
26-06-2020 | 11:26:00
Emerging domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen announced that Total South Africa Proprietary and the Company signed an agreement for the joint marketing and distribution of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
[Algeria] Total, Sonatrach extend partnership in Liquefied Natural Gas
26-06-2020 | 11:06:00
Total and Sonatrach have signed an agreement to renew their partnership in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Security Council extends arms, travel restrictions on DR Congo
26-06-2020 | 10:54:00
The Security Council renewed the sanctions regime imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo for one year, while extending for 13 months the mandate of a Group of Experts tasked with assisting in the oversight of those measures.
African Development Bank grants $1.1 million to improve meat production in Rwanda
26-06-2020 | 07:25:00
The African Development Bank approved a donation of 1.1 million US dollars to the Rwandan government for the implementation of the Project of commercial competitiveness of the value chain of the meat.
TGS completes vast Jaan 3D seismic program in MSGBC Basin offshore NW Africa
25-06-2020 | 10:53:00
TGS announced the completion of its flagship Jaan 3D seismic survey covering the MSGBC Basin in NW Africa acquired in partnership with PGS and GeoPartners.
Tongaat Hulett to sell Eswatini sugarcane estate for R375 million
25-06-2020 | 10:29:00
South Africa's Tongaat Hulett announced it had entered into an agreement with Eswatini’s Public Service Pensions Fund (the PSPF) to sell Tambankulu Estates, its Eswatini agri-business, for R375 million.