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Senegal: 0.4 point drop in business climate in November

The business climate in Senegal recorded a slight drop of 0.4 point at the end of November 2020 compared to the previous month, according...

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...

UEMOA: 0.5 percentage point increase in inflation rate in October

The inflation rate of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) countries increased by 0.5 percentage point, year-on-year, at the end of October...

UEMOA: Quasi-stable business climate in October

After successive increases recorded since May 2020, the business climate indicator in the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) was...

Visa openness index 2020: a more open policy can help boost the African economy...

54% of the countries of the continent, a record percentage, are accessible to African travelers without a visa or who can obtain one...

Helios Investment Partners partners with BIM for the development of its Moroccan subsidiary

Helios Investment Partners (“Helios”), the largest dedicated private equity fund in Africa with more than $ 3.6 billion in assets under management, today announced...

Afreximbank Signs Framework Agreement with African Energy Investment Corporation

 A Framework Agreement was signed on December 1st in Cairo between the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the pan-African multilateral EXIM bank, and the African Energy...

Towards the conclusion of a new EU-ACP partnership

Expired since February 2020 and extended until this month of December, the new Africa-ACP partnership is being negotiated, on December 3, 2020, for an...

European Union and France finance rehabilitation of old and historic centres

The Tunisian Ministry of Equipment, Housing and Infrastructure and the Ministry of Local Affairs and the Environment have published a call for expressions of...

SADC: Kinshasa hosts the 48th session of the parliamentary forum

The city of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, will host the 48th session of the SADC parliamentary forum which takes place...

Central Africa: CEMAC raises 3.8 billion euros and exceeds its funding forecasts for eleven...

The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) announced on Tuesday, November 17 at the end of a round table of donors, that...

Africa’s solvency crisis: China’s participation in G20 debt relief a sign of multilateralism, but...

China’s historic 2020 participation in the G20’s Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) marks an important moment in China’s increasing multilateralism. However, while the DSSI...

DPI and CDC partner to create $750 million biopharmaceutical platform across Africa

Development Partners International (“DPI”) through its ADP III fund, CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

Donald Trump’s other defeat: China at the helm of the world’s largest trading zone...

While the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), although having reached its minimum threshold of ratification, is struggling to get out of the rut...
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