Sitarail, the operator of the railway between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso, has since 2019 rolled out a large-scale programme of investments to...
Mali has secured $57.6 million in financing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a Feb. 22 statement, the institution said the...
The European Union announced last week an additional support of €500 million in favor of the WHO-led Covax initiative. This brings to €1 billion...
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) approved last week the disbursement of $50 million to support the Tanzanian government in the...
Terminal 3 of MPS (Meridian Port Services Limited) in Ghana is the backbone of the maritime service between Africa and South America. The container...
The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bachagha (pictured), from the Government of National Accord, escaped an assassination attempt yesterday February...
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (pictured) yesterday made some changes in the government after he recently expressed dissatisfaction with the...
Egypt will buy $197 million worth of arms from the United States. In a statement issued on February 16th, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced in a Feb 17th statement it wants to mobilize $222.6 million to support its...
Burundi and Tanzania revealed plan to raise $1.9 billion to build a railway linking the two countries. Dieudonné Dukundane, Executive Secretary of...
As part of its solidarity actions in favour of young people, Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Sierra Leone made financial, material and food donations on...
The Somali government in collaboration with the UN has launched a Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) in Somalia. A joint appeal was launched to donors to...
Chad will send 1,200 more soldiers to combat Jihadism in the Sahel region. The news was reported on February 15th by President Idriss Deby (pictured,...
For Rwandan president Paul Kagame, the UN, the USA, and other African countries are not sufficiently engaged in finding a solution to the Tigray conflict....
Kenya has reached a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new reform program with a financial package. In a statement...
The African Development Bank Group, on 16 February 2021, announces the 36-month debarment of Global Interjapan (Kenya) Limited with effect from 24 August...
Nigeria’s ex-finance minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala became the new Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The lady becomes the first...
The Sahel Alliance will hold its second general assembly in N'Djamena, Chad on Monday, 15 February 2021. The meeting will take place on the side-lines of...
The Madagascar government reached a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the disbursement of $320 million. In an...
Initially, the COVID-19 pandemic did not threaten food availability in sub- Saharan Africa due to adequate reserves for most staple crops in 2019. Access...
Rwanda plans to increase its 2020/2021 budget by 6.7%. This was announced on Thursday, February 11, by Uzziel Ndagijimana (pictured), during a virtual...
Zimbabwean Information Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa announced this week the country will take delivery of 800,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine by March...
Last week, the Ivorian government launched a project to improve clean water supply in Abidjan, the country’s most populous city. Laurent Tchagba, the...
Nigeria will need to create 5 million new jobs yearly over the next ten years to prevent an increase in the unemployment rate, IMF experts said in a...
South Africa suspended the deployment of the Oxford/ AstraZeneca vaccine after the efficacy test showed it only provides limited protection against the...
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just unveiled its 2020 Democracy Index, a ranking of nations around the world based on their level of democracy....
Tunisia will benefit from a $300 million syndicated loan (€250 million) from several local banks to finance its 2021 State budget. The information...
A new case of the Ebola virus was reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday 7th February ,2021. The new outbreak is happening two months...
15 suspects got arrested this week after Ethiopia successfully foiled a terrorist attack against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy in Addis Ababa....
The Tunisian Parliament validated on 2nd February, a bill approving a €150 million loan ($180 million) provided by Germany through the German...
The job market in Morocco lost 432,000 positions last year due to the coronavirus pandemic and bad agricultural campaign. Figures were provided by the...
Tanzania will not acquire any Covid-19 vaccines, at least for the moment, the country’s health minister Dr. Dorothy Gwajima (pictured, left) said in a...
Sudan will set up a new sovereign wealth fund with the United Nations, the country’s finance department tweeted last week. Worth $300 million, the...
Tunisia plans to issue its first Sukuk by July 2021. According to Finance Minister Ali Kooli, this Islamic financing facility will make it possible to...
The government of Zimbabwe said it has mobilized a total of $100 million to buy doses of Covid-19 vaccine. The objective is to inoculate 60% of the...

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