ECP crosses the threshold of 5% of SAH Lilas capital

Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), a pan-African leader in private equity, announced on February 3, 2021 that it had crossed the threshold of 5% of...

Hatching out digital economy 4.0 framework for Central Africa

Major building blocks to catalyse the entry of Central African countries into the fourth industrial revolution, induced by digital transformations, have been laid at...

United States: Joe Biden appoints Mahmoud Bah as head of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Guinean-American Mahmoud Bah has been named head of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). This choice of the new American president should revitalize this institution...

Guinea: Cheick Oumar Diarra replaces Boubacar Sow at the head of SOGEAC

In the wake of the hijacking scandal of 4 billion Guinean francs (about 370,000 euros) that shook the general management of the Conakry-Gbessia Airport...

Dividend: 1.815 billion FCFA for the shareholders of SMB Ivory Coast

The shareholders of the Multinational Bitumen Company (SMB) Côte d'Ivoire, will receive on 29 August 2019, for the 2018 financial year, a net total...

USA: World Bank loses immunity

The IFC, a subsidiary of the World Bank in charge of the private sector, is the subject of a claim for environmental damage in...

SBM introduces UnionPay Travel Mate Asia Card in Madagascar

SBM, a subsidiary of State Bank of Mauritius in Madagascar, launched last week the SBP UnionPay Travel Mate Asia prepaid card, in collaboration with...

Proparco signs its first investment in a Fintech to develop digital lending in Africa

Proparco has just taken a $ 3 million stake in JUMO, a start-up that offers non-underbanked people access to financial services through their mobile...

Burundi: The creation rate of companies has increased by 50% in 2018

The Investment Promotion Agency (API) published on January 18, 2019 its figures according to which the single-desk registration of creation of companies, in 2018,...

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...

Emmanuel Rigaux: “we are the fastest growing cement plant in French-speaking Africa”

Lafarge Holcim's current Managing Director for West and Central Africa, Emmanuel Rigaux has been working in Africa for more than five years. Former country...

Alexandra Awadi and Abdelmoumen Najoua at the helm of Banque Atlantique Senegal

The board of directors of Banque Atlantique Senegal, which met on March 16, 2021, approved the appointment of Alexandra Awadi and Abdelmoumen Najoua to...

BADEA and ITFC step up support to African countries to fight COVID-19 pandemic

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) is stepping up its partnership with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to help...

End of the year: the chronicle of Alain Antonini *

I propose to you at the end of the year inspirational quotes and proverbs relating to what characterizes leaders on fundamental qualities: action, perseverance,...
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