Orange driven by its Africa & Middle East locomotive

Orange posted EBITDAal * down 1.4% to 12.68 billion (-1% on a comparable basis) over fiscal year 2020. EBITDAaL fell slightly, strongly penalized by...

All Africa Horticultural Congress 2021 (AAHC)

Under the aegis of the International Society of Horticultural Sciences (ISHS), in partnership with the Government of Senegal, through the Ministry of Employment, Vocational...

Nigerian financier Sonnie Ayere reflects on the performance and outlook of African financial markets

After years of experience in corporate and structured finance, corporate banking and asset management at prestigious institutions such as HSBC Bank, NatWest Bank, Sumitomo...

S&P Global affirms African Development Bank’s AAA rating with stable outlook

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire 01 February 2021 – Ratings agency S&P Global has affirmed its “AAA/A-1+” foreign currency issuer credit rating of the African Development...

Gabon: Veolia alumni storm the Seaside Palace!

Libreville called on Henri Proglio to revive its water and electricity sectors. The former boss of Veolia Environnement before being fired for his post...

US Treasury lifts sanctions against Dan Gertler

Israeli businessman Dan Gertler nicknamed the King of the Diamond, practicing in the DRC for almost 20 years, has just been re-authorized to transact...

In Nigeria, inflation reaches 15%

Africa's largest economy sees inflation hitting 15.75 percent in December, its highest in 33 months, according to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics...

Focus on mega-priority projects (PIDA): white elephants?

In Addis Ababa, the sixth virtual session of the week dedicated to the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) opens today. The objective...

Covid-19: Joe Biden sacks Trump’s African Moncef Slaoui

Recruited 6 months ago to lead the US vaccine strategy, Belgian-Moroccan Moncef Slaoui resigned Tuesday January 12 at the request of the Biden team....

Algeria: uncertainties about the health of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune

He had to convince himself that he was better off with a suspicious public opinion. But, two weeks after his return to Algeria where...

Uganda: Yoweri Museveni “the Mzee” in front of the ardor of a young singer

At 76 years old and all his teeth, Yoweri Museveni is still there, embodying the African leader. The man who broke the lock on...

FCI and Afreximbank appoint Nassourou Aminou as Regional Manager for Africa

Amsterdam, 4 January 2021.  FCI along with Afreximbank announce the appointment of Mr. Nassourou Aminou as the new Regional Manager for Africa. The recruitment...

Covid-19: the wave of antivaxes is rising in Europe. Africa observes

The covid-19 vaccination campaign began in Europe on December 27 and is unlikely to hit Africa until March according to the best forecasts. But...

The Africa of 2021, resilient and integrated

At the end of a trying 2020, Africa is experiencing its first recession in 25 years. But, beyond the economic and social shock, the...
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