Arash Azarmi: “Iranian currency has lost more than 80% of its value

Arash Azarmi is an economics and business expert working for Volant Media UK who own London-based Persian news channel, Iran International. From his education...

Europe is 75, what relationship to Africa for the next 75 years?

By Gérardine Mahoro, CEO ACT05 (www.act05.com). Public and private african affairs expert, in Africa and between Africa and Europe.   Europe celebrates its 75th anniversary, the opportunity...

Moody’s – Non-investment grade sovereigns face unprecedented economic fallout, greater fiscal and liquidity challenges

Moody's Investors Service says that non-investment grade emerging and frontier market sovereigns face a sharp economic downturn following the coronavirus outbreak, with many not...

Crisis at the top of AfDB. End of a thriller series?

By Alassane Ndiaye*.   "The turn of events since the warning shot fired by the US Secretary of the Treasury with his letter addressed to the...

AfDB: 5 former vice-presidents calling for a « consensus »

Reacting to the so-called "16 allegations of whistleblowers" crisis which has paralyzed the African Development Bank for several weeks, five former vice-presidents published on...

The rise of Asia in Africa in the shadow of western galaxy For an...

By Darwis Khudori (Indonesian Architect and Historian, Director of Master’s Degree in Exchanges with Asia, University of Le Havre, France) The rising waves of Asia...

Prof. Benedict Oramah Re-appointed as Afreximbank President

Shareholders of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have voted and re-appointed Prof. Benedict Oramah as President of the Pan-African multilateral financial institution for a second...

African Development Bank COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action

The African Development Bank has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s operations have continued to...

Moody’s places Senegal’s Ba3 ratings on review for downgrade

New York, June 12, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today placed the Government of Senegal's Ba3 foreign and local currency issuer ratings...

Burundi feels the wrath of Coronavirus as the First lady leaves Nairobi Hospital after...

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunzinza’s widow, has been discharged from a  Nairobi hospital  after being treated for an underlying condition after contacting Covid-19 as her...

Covid-19 and the Sustainable Blue Economy in Africa: More challenges and different opportunities

By Leila Ben Hassen. Today, 8 June, all ocean lovers and stakeholders celebrate the United Nations World Ocean Day 2020, with this year’s theme being”...

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Richard Ngatia supports opening of...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to reopen the economy amidst rising cases of Coronavirus occasioned by redoubled efforts to test many Kenyans who...

The Civil War in Yemen and the Making of a Chaos

  By Khalid Cherkaoui Semmouni Rabat Center for Political and Strategic Studies Director. The Yemeni Civil War is an ongoing conflict that began in March 2015...

President Akufo-Addo launches GH¢1 billion CAP Business support Scheme

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, launched the GH¢1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme,...
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