Fitch Ratings upgrades Gabon’s rating to B- despite uncertainties over oil future

Good news for Gabon. Fitch Ratings has just upgraded the country’s rating from CCC to B- with a stable outlook. The upgrade reflects a...

Creation of a digital currency in Guinée: a real challenge for the Central Bank

The Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea is about to set up a digital currency. Through this reform, certain transactions will be carried...

Editorial by Serge EKUE, President of BOAD

"LA BOAD will continue to support the development of regional banking champions" As part of our report "The 30 African banks with a strong regional...

Mali: a new start, according to Assimi Goita

In Mali, the military junta is celebrating its first anniversary this Wednesday, August 18, 2021. For this, Colonel Assimi Goita addressed the Nation through...

Malawi, SADC: the longest day

From our special correspondent in Lilongwe, Rodrigue Fenelon Massala. In Lilongwe, the adrenaline rises. This August 17 will see the epilogue of the duel between...

Launch of edUKate Mauritania, a Mauritanian-British joint venture in education

The Mauritanian group Maurinvest / Maurilog and the British TVET UK have just created a joint venture whose objective is to help Mauritanian students...

Afghanistan: the rout of the “Free World”

As these lines are published, Kabul is back under the mantle of the Taliban. The government fell in the face of the lightning offensive...

Maroc, Kenya and Ghana: the 3 strongest African growths in 2021

After a recession in 2020, the first for 25 years, Africa is expected to register 3.2% growth in 2021. British firm GlobalData said in...

CEMAC: Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State on August 18 in Yaoundé

The leaders of the six countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) will meet on August 18, 2021 in Yaoundé for...

Côte d’Ivoire: Gbagbo-Affi … The break is now over

It was almost two months since Laurent Gbagbo returned to Côte d'Ivoire after 10 years under judicial supervision by the International Criminal Court (ICC)....

Exclusive interview with Dr Leila Bouamatou, Director General of Banque de Mauritanie

"I firmly believe in individual action, every woman must understand that being a woman and a leader is very possible. We are not born...

A Moroccan business angel on the trail of African startups

Child of globalization, Ilan Benhaïm is an entrepreneur and business angel - with a triple origin: Moroccan, Austrian and French. A graduate of NEOMA...

School notebooks: Morocco loses WTO battle against Tunisia

By Abashi Shamamba. In the war waged by Moroccan and Tunisian industrialists in the school notebook, the latter have just won a major battle with...

[Tribune] Maritime transport: behind the vertiginous surge in container costs

By Nicolas Clavel (photo), CIO, Scipion Capital Ltd and Edmund Fitzalan Howard, Analyste Intern, Scipion Capital LLP. Over the last eighteen months, the global supply...
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