The government of Angola has cashed out $16 million with the privatization of five industrial units, the Institute for the Management of State...
The government of Malawi expects its Gross Domestic Product to increase to 5% at the end of this year and further expand to 7% next year. This was...
French international technical cooperation agency, Expertise France, launched a call for projects worth €3.5 million to support agricultural...
The African Development Bank has been recognised for procurement excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), the world’s largest...
Sudan’s new government is actively working to get the country on the right path of economic growth. Yesterday September 8, the finance minister, Ibrahim...
In 2020, the CFA Franc is turning 75 years old. The currency, used in two African regions1, is backed by the French treasury and pegged to the Euro....
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) between Southern and Eastern African countries is expected to be operational by 2020. This was announced this week...
Economic growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo is expected to slow to 4.3% and 3.9% in 2019 and 2020, respectively. This was announced by the...
The president of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has approved the appointment of Mr. Takashi Hanajiri, as head of the Asia external...
Some Chinese companies committed to invest $1.4 billion in energy and mining projects in Africa. They expressed their intention during the visit to...
Japanese car maker Toyota announced last week it will set up an assembly line in Angola. The project is expected to cost about $200...
The United Nations found that currently about 9.2 million people are food insecure in Southern Africa and the number could reach 12 million by March...
Exchange between Africa and Russia last year reached a total of $20 billion, we learnt. While the black continent imported $17.4 billion worth...
The United Nations has extended by one year its sanction period against armed groups that are undermining the implementation of the peace deal signed...
The United Nations releases $465 million to address drought issues in the provinces of Huila, Namibe and Cunene in Angola. The financing will be...
Japan’s car company Toyota will soon set up a car assembly plant in Côte d’Ivoire. This is the purpose of an agreement the company signed yesterday August...
Satisfied with the corrective measures the government of Mali deployed during the first half this year, the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
The government of Niger is planning to borrow up to $500 million from international banks next year, we learnt. But it’s not specified whether the...
Access to concessional resources and insurance cover for pioneering investments, offer fragile nations the best tools to jump-start their economies, the...
Prioritizing the digital space will help shift the development focus for Africa’s agribusiness sector and overcome its many hurdles, participants at an...
Science, technology and innovation as well as human resource development are critical in Africa, a continent, which has the biggest potential on earth,...
Angola needs about $300 million to complete, by 2025, its program of clearing landmines in areas mined during the civil war that ravaged the country...
The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030....
Kaizen, the business philosophy which means continuous improvement in Japanese, was at the heart of discussions at a seminar held on Tuesday, and...
Mozambique and Indonesia signed a new preferential trade agreement (PTA) to lower their tariff barriers, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced this...
Japan will host from August 28 to 30, the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). The 3-day workshop will be...
In Sudan, the Transitional Council declared a state of emergency last weekend in the eastern Red Sea State after deadly clashes that killed more than a...
The government of Sudan announced this week it is seeking $8 billion to fuel its economy. According to PM Abdalla Hamdok, the resources will be used...
The Ivorian government set itself a goal of planting as many trees as possible on its territory to achieve a 20% vegetation cover by 2040. With the...
French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders on Sunday approved a package totalling $251 million in support of the African Development Bank’s...
The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will head a delegation to the G7 summit, to be held from 24 to 26 August in Biarritz, in...
The 3-year transitional government in Sudan, after former President Al-Bashir was ousted, is finally set up. The economist Abdalla Hamdok (pictured) was...
Zimbabwe and Russia have signed multi-billion dollar cooperation agreements, the Zimbabwean information minister, Monica Mutsvangwa (pictured), said on...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will vote in mid-October on the approval of a USD 300 million...
Qatar will build a new port in Somalia, in the port city of Hobyo, Maryan Aweis Jama, Somali Minister of Airports and Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Qatari...

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