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”...

[Tribune of Malado Kaba*] Covid-19 in Africa: an opportunity for progress?

For ancient Greeks, a crisis was not necessarily a dreadful event, but rather a moment for important decisions. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many...

Atiq Rehman, CEO for Citi Middle East & Afric: “Citi remains deeply committed to...

Financial Afrik met with Citi’s CEO for the Middle East and Africa. In this role since 2015, Atiq Rehman outlines his vision for Citi...

Distribution: Carrefour announces its first store in Uganda

Carrefour, the French distribution giant, will start operating in Uganda in just over three months. The group has just launched its marketing campaign with posters...

ADB: dismissal of Alberic Kacou makes waves

The Association of Ivorian International Officials (AF2I) strongly criticized the decision of the African Development Bank (ADB) to separate from the Ivorian citizen Albéric...

Coronavirus triggers : health or social experiment?

By Maria Nadolu, globe-trotter. We’re having one of our usual globetrotters’ long phone calls; we’re used to travel more than 6 months a year, switching...

Coris Bank International launches « Coris Money »

Coris Bank International launched "CORIS MONEY" on Friday, November 30, 2018 in Ouagadougou. It is an electronic purse that allows Burkinabe to send and...

Gordon Acha is appointed Citi Country Officer of Cameroon

Yaoundé - Citi is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Acha as Citi Country Officer (CCO) for Cameroon. Gordon will report to Citi Cameroon...

Interview with Ayman Amine Sejiny, Chief Executive Officer of ICD

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) is at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) what the IFC (International Finance Corporation) is...

The sale of BNP Paribas subsidiaries in Africa takes a political turn

Dossongui Koné, boss of Atlantic Finance and Simon Tiemtoré, CEO of Vista bank in a tight duel for the takeover of the 3 BNP...

Ann Norman, Pioneer Energy: « Africa is open for business »

A few weeks before the oil summit in Malabo (APPO Cape VII) , Ann Norman, Africa Managing Director of Pioneer Energy, gives us her...

Chad: Dr Success Masra resigns from AfDB and engages in politics

Dr Masra resigns as Chief Economist of the African Development Bank for, he says, "to be part of the political solution for a futuristic...

OMVS: the navigability of the Senegal River within reach

OMVS: the navigability of the Senegal River within reach The Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) intends to mobilize an overall amount...

Tribute to Samir Amin, the theoretician of unequal development

Professor Samir Amin, director of the Third World Forum, died Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Paris at the age of 87 years. A loss...
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