ECA and Zimbabwe sign agreement ahead of forthcoming sustainable development forum

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Zimbabwe government on Wednesday signed an agreement in preparation for the forthcoming Sixth Africa Regional Forum...

Allianz Risk Barometer 2020: Cyber top peril for companies in South Africa

9th annual survey on top business risks attracts record participation of 2,700+ experts from over 100 countries Cyber incidents have become more damaging and...

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University welcomes startups to its IMPULSE Acceleration Program

 The first bootcamp for IMPULSE, a startup acceleration program, kicked off this week at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Benguerir, Morocco. From January...

Nigeria’s Imo State Allocates Land to Afreximbank for Quality Assurance Centre

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has received the certificate of occupancy for a five-hectare plot of land granted to it by the government of...

Tanzania: African Development Bank’s $55 million facility to jumpstart private sector-led economic growth

Support from the Bank’s African Development Fund will bolster ongoing reforms being undertaken by the government of Tanzania The African Development Bank (AfDB.org) has approved...

Africa50 invests in Azura Edo in Nigeria

Africa50 partners with Actis, the majority shareholder in Azura Power, to invest in Azura Edo in Nigeria. Africa50, the pan-African investment platform, announced today that...

Egypt:  African Development Bank board approves €109 million to transform sewage coverage in Upper Egypt rural...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a €109 million facility for the development of sewage disposal and wastewater treatment plants...

Prime Minister Foresees Regional Takeoff as Cameroon Signs Agreements to Host Afreximbank Branch Office

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of Cameroon have signed the two principal documents finalising the protocol toward the take-off of Afreximbank’s...

« The AfCFTA must embrace the digital economy » – ECA’s Karingi

The Committee on Private Sector, Regional Integration, Trade, Infrastructure, Industry and Technology (CPRTIIT), comprising senior officials and experts from member states, which meets biennially...

Afreximbank Branch Office to Serve as Gateway into Central Africa

The new branch office being opened by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Yaounde will serve as the Bank’s gateway to the Central African region, Amr...

African Permanent Representatives focus on climate change and AfCFTA in retreat with ECA

The second annual retreat of the African Permanent Representatives and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ended in Mahe, Seychelles, late Tuesday following two...

Denmark’s IFU becomes TDB’s latest institutional shareholder With an investment of USD 20 million

Denmark’s Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) signed today a shareholder agreement with TDB, acquiring 1,750 of its Class B shares. With an investment...

Gabon: Brice Laccruche Alihanga at the stops

Brice Laccruche Alihanga, former director of cabinet Ali Bongo, was arrested by the General Directorate of Information (DGE) this morning. Quoted in a case of...

Stakeholders resolve to leave no youth behind in Africa

Organizers of the 14th African Economic Conference (AEC2019) - African Development Bank (AfDB), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)...
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