Africa: From Bangui to Bamako, a double diplomatic snub pushes Paris to withdraw

A few days apart, two immediate contexts point to France's loss of influence in Africa, which is more in its former "precinct". In the...

How Gabon and the DRC avoided a diplomatic crisis

We did not go so far as to sever diplomatic relations or to recall ambassadors. But relations between Gabon and the Democratic Republic of...

2x Challenge to raise $ 15 billion for women-led businesses

The 2x Challenge will raise $ 15 billion by 2022 to benefit women-led businesses. After raising $ 7 billion between 2018 and 2019, surpassing...

Exclusive interview with Djibril Ouattara, CEO of MTN Côte d’Ivoire

Mr OUATTARA, you took office in November 2019. Can you share with us your actions which have favored your results obtained in 2020 during...

Electronic banking: Telkom launches a virtual card on WhatsApp

South African operator Telkom announced on Tuesday (June 8th) that it had launched a virtual Mastercard card usable on WhatsApp. This new service allows...

Congo: Mohsen Hojeij makes Sassou Nguesso nightmare in France

The Paris Court of Appeal dampened the hopes of the Congolese President, Denis Sassou Nguesso, of flying one day on his luxurious Falcon 7X...

Mauritania: $ 60 million for the economic empowerment of women

The city of Kaédi, regional capital of Gorgol, 400 km south of Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, hosted, on Monday June 7, 2021, the launching...

Côte d’Ivoire: Neslté distributes dividends, a first for ten years

For the first time in a decade, the profit made by Nestlé Côte d'Ivoire will allow dividends to be distributed to shareholders at the...

Bitcoin has melted in half… Warren Buffet drinks little Coke

Bitcoin has seen its value drop from $ 64,000 in April to $ 36,000 today. While the big conference on cryptocurrency, bringing together stars...

DRC: a bill on “congolity” which recalls “ivoirité”

In the perspective of the presidential elections of 2023 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Noël Tshiani Muadiamvita, former presidential candidate of December...

Bloomfield country risk conference: the rating of the Ivory Coast deteriorates by 100 points...

••• But the country's risk profile is still moderate As part of the investment risk assessment, Côte d'Ivoire scores 5.6 in 2021 against 5.7 last...

Senegal successfully raises FCFA 508 billion in Eurobonds

Senegal proceeded, this Wednesday, June 02, 2021, to the pricing of a new Eurobond issue (sovereign bonds) for 775 million euros, or 508 billion...

Gabon: Why does Ali Bongo want to join the Commonwealth?

Originally scheduled for June 21 in Kigali, the Commonwealth summit was postponed to a later date due to the Covid19 pandemic, but the principle...

Norway’s Oil Fund: Lessons for African Sovereign Wealth Funds

By Jeff Megayo* In 1953, the State of Kuwait established the world’s first Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) to manage the surpluses of its oil revenues....
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