In the final communiqué issued following a Council of Ministers held on October 13, the Algerian government says it could borrow money from development...
The African Development Bank and the governments of Equatorial Guinea and Portugal have signed a country-specific memorandum of understanding for the...
Former Commonwealth Secretary-General Emeka Anyaoku has presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina,...
The government of Botswana expects growth to slightly fall to 4.3% of GDP this year compared to 4.5% last year, the Deputy Secretary in the ministry of...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (pictured) presented on Tuesday, before the parliament, his budget draft for the next year. Amounting to 10,330...
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $13.2 million financing package from the African Development Fund for a fisheries and aquaculture...
The government of Kenya is seeking to increase its tax base in order to boost domestic resources mobilization. Under this strategy, the country plans to...
Côte d'Ivoire will benefit from a $147 million loan granted by the International Development Association (IDA) to implement water and sanitation...
The tool includes key environmental and urban sustainability indicators as well as disaster risk and vulnerability, and urban footprint growth. “The...
South Africa's public debt could rise to 95% of gross domestic product (GDP) within the next five years, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) said...
The World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) is hosting on October 7-8 in Warsaw its 24th World Conference and on this occasion, the NGO...
The Ivorian government adopted, on October 2, 2019, a draft budget of XOF8,061 billion (about $13.8 billion) for the year 2020, up 9.9% compared to...
A new tool to track the level of lending to women across the continent will be important for ensuring women get the critical financial help they need,...
The Egyptian government announced it has restored food subsidies to 1.8 million people since February this year. The announcement came after President...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced it is satisfied with the Ivorian government’s efforts as part of the ongoing economic agenda with the...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just approved €61.77 million to Benin to finance its Rural Electrification Project (PERU). The money will...
Ridha Chalghoum (pictured), the Tunisian minister of finance announced Monday the government has set public spending at $16.4 billion for next...
Construction Company Eiffage announced the launch of a platform dedicated to carbon and climate in Senegal. Called Sekoya Africa, the initiative aims to...
The French Development Agency (AFD) is giving the Republic of Benin $41.5 million to renovate the lacustrine town of Ganvié. The agreement was inked...
Women-led Solar Sister partners with US energy company Palmetto to connect 10 million people in Africa over the next five years, the company announced...
The government of Benin adopted this week its Finance Act for 2020. The new budget of 1,986.9 billion CFA Francs ($3.3 billion) is 5.8% higher than the...
The trade deficit Africa recorded in exchanges with the European Union (EU) dropped by 95.2 % between 2015 and 2018, according to data provided by...
“Energy, passion and a lot of young people who care about nutrition” will underpin the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s newest phase, alongside...
Côte d’Ivoire is expecting between 1.65 million and 1.7 million tons of cocoa during the 2019/20 cocoa main season. While this volume is roughly the same...
Senegal is expected to achieve a 6% growth this year, the International Monetary Fund announced this week stressing that the figure should accelerate from...
Côte d’Ivoire gets World Bank’s approval to join the Donor Funded Staffing Program, becoming the first African country to join the program. The...
Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou called on Sunday for a "global response" to the problems of land degradation that threaten the arid Sahel...
Air Senegal will soon open a direct line to the US. This was promised on September 19 by Alioune Sarr, the Senegalese minister of tourism and air...
South Africa made in this week its biggest-ever Eurobond issue raising $5 billion on the international debt market, authorities announced. The...
Ghana’s public debt reached 59.4% of GDP at the end of July this year, against 53.1% in July 2018, the Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)...
The Kenyan government announced September 19 it will reduce its 2019-20 budget spending by KSh46.2 billion, or about $445 million, due to revenue...
South Africa’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has just published the 9th edition of its “Where to invest in Africa” report which ranks the most attractive...
Norway approves a financial aid of $3.4 million to supply school canteens in Mali during the ongoing school year. According to the African Press...
Guinea’s mining company Société Guinéenne du Patrimoine Minier (SOGUIPAMI) is developing a program to reinforce the operation of its gold licenses at...
Malawi’s economy is expected to grow by 4.5% this year, driven by boosted agricultural production, the International Monetary Fund -IMF- said in a...
The impact of climate change would probably be worse than expected. This is an outcome of a test, carried out by scientists of the French National...

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