The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.
Gold exploration company Ashanti Gold Corp. has announced first results for Gourbassi West from the recently completed 105 hole Reverse Circulation and Diamond Drill.
Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension with the Republic of Mali to build and operate a 1000-hectare modern logistics hub outside of Bamako.
While the cities of West Africa grapple with large migratory flows, consisting chiefly of young people, they must tackle the many challenges associated with this rapid urbanization.
Islamic banking is gaining a strong footing in African region with the launching Islamic banking windows of Coris Bank International in Mali, Senegal, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire.
African Gold Group Inc. has started the Diamond Drill and RC Drill program at its Kobada project located southern Mali.
Marriott International today announced the opening of Sheraton Bamako Hotel marking its entry into Mali, in West Africa.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa Group’s lending to small and medium enterprises in eight African countries.
Organized in collaboration with the Dakar office of Dalberg, an international strategy consulting firm, a new incubation program that aims to regroup Dakar's most innovative early-stage entrepreneurs, Incuberation was launched as Impact Dakar's first incubation program.
Afreximbank targets $700m financing support for Trade, Infrastructure and Agro-Processing Development in Mali
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will arrange $700 million multi-sourced finance to support trade and related infrastructure projects in Mali, focusing mainly on transport logistics, tourism, agro-processing and the financial sector.
Telecommunication company Orange has expressed its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators.
Nokia and Orange Middle East & Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernization project to prepare for the launch of 4G services.
[Mali] Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and Akuo Energy to finance construction of largest solar plant in West Africa
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Akuo Energy, French green independent power produced have agreed to finance the Akuo Kita Solar power plant, to be built at Kita in southern Mali.
Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo have announced the opening of 4 new Belgian embassies in Africa.
[Mali] 12,500 new subscribers connected to the national grid with $ 28 million funding from African Development Bank
The year 2018 is starting well for the rural populations of Mali: nearly 12,500 new subscribers living in rural areas will soon be connected to the electricity grid.
Assistance Aéroportuaire du Mali to provide line maintenance services for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircrafts in West Africa
ASAM S.A., the Airport Assistance Company of Mali has been certified as an Approved Maintenance Organization with the ability to offer line maintenance services in West Africa.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 19, 2017, announced the debarment of Entreprise de Construction Urbaine et Rurale (ECUR) for a minimum period of three years.
RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda, will from 30th September 2017 commence three weekly operations to Conakry Guinea, Bamako Mali and Dakar in Senegal from its new hub in Cotonou (Benin).
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
AFI KLM E&M has won the component support contract for Air Mauritius' new Airbus A350s. The long-term contract covers a total of six aircraft, the first two of which will be delivered this year.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a senior concessional loan of $25 million to fund the Segou Solar PV Project, Mali’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant.