Romuald Wadagni of Benin, Minister of Finance of the Year

Minister of Economy and Finance of Benin since April 2016, Romuald Wadagni saw in 2020, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, his country...

Orange driven by its Africa & Middle East locomotive

Orange posted EBITDAal * down 1.4% to 12.68 billion (-1% on a comparable basis) over fiscal year 2020. EBITDAaL fell slightly, strongly penalized by...

All Africa Horticultural Congress 2021 (AAHC)

Under the aegis of the International Society of Horticultural Sciences (ISHS), in partnership with the Government of Senegal, through the Ministry of Employment, Vocational...

Nigerian financier Sonnie Ayere reflects on the performance and outlook of African financial markets

After years of experience in corporate and structured finance, corporate banking and asset management at prestigious institutions such as HSBC Bank, NatWest Bank, Sumitomo...

African Guarantee Fund and Afriland First Bank partner to finance SMEs/SMIs, support women entrepreneurship...

African Guarantee Fund has issued a loan portfolio guarantee amounting to USD 10 million to Afriland First Bank to support SMEs, women entrepreneurs and...

BRVM: disruption of hierarchies in the classification of SGIs in 2020 and main lessons

In fiscal year 2020, the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) recorded a volume of transactions of 246 billion FCFA against 136 billion in 2019, an...

Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire in the eye of the storm

Ecobank Côte d'Ivoire is in turmoil over its Asset management subsidiary. Directed until recently by Mike Coffi, Ecobank Asset Management is said to have...

Donald Trump, possible Nobel Peace Prize winner

Former US President Donald Trump is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize alongside, among others, the Black Live Matters movement, which he fought during...

Oil: BP’s abysmal losses

The British hydrocarbon giant shows a loss of 20.3 billion dollars according to the results unveiled Tuesday, February 2, against the trend of its...

S&P Global affirms African Development Bank’s AAA rating with stable outlook

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 01 February 2021 – Ratings agency S&P Global has affirmed its “AAA/A-1+” foreign currency issuer credit rating of the African Development...

Gabon: Veolia alumni storm the Seaside Palace!

Libreville called on Henri Proglio to revive its water and electricity sectors. The former boss of Veolia Environnement before being fired for his post...

African finance mourns the disappearance of Michel Abrogoua

Farewell Royal Kaïlcedrat of Ebrié Michel Abrogoua is no more. A pioneer of private equity in Africa, the Boss of Phoenix Capital Management SA (PCM)...

US Treasury lifts sanctions against Dan Gertler

Israeli businessman Dan Gertler nicknamed the King of the Diamond, practicing in the DRC for almost 20 years, has just been re-authorized to transact...

Ungrateful, Wall Street has already sold Donald Trump to buy Joe Biden

Long paralyzed by the Joe Biden program to cancel the tax incentives put in place by his predecessor, Wall Street has turned tack, welcoming...
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