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President Putin Honours Afreximbank President with Russian National Award

President Vladimir Putin of Russia today in Moscow bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the...

Interview with Aïcha Bah Diallo, spokesperson for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Published on the theme of the 2063 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 2019 Africa Governance Report is based on data from...

UEMOA: Slow growth in the strict banking rate in 2018

The strict banking rate (which measures the percentage of the adult population holding an account in banks, postal services, national savings banks and the...

Renewed partnership between Orabank and Network International

Network International, a leader in payment solutions for digital commerce in Africa and the Middle East, has renewed its long-standing agreement with Orabank, one...

African Risk Capacity (ARC) and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Secretariat signs Agreement to...

L-R: UN-ASG Mohamed Beavogui, Director-General, African Risk Capacity, and Dr. Stergomena L. Tax, Executive Secretary, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) exchanging copies of the...

Malawi: IMF downgrades growth forecast for 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now forecasting an economic growth rate of around 4.5 percent in 2019 in Malawi, six months after announcing...

Major Framework Agreement signed today between Republic of Djibouti and ITFC

The framework agreement will contribute to the socio-economic development of Djibouti The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank...

Convergence in WAEMU: No state has met the three leading criteria in 2018

In terms of convergence in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), no state has met in 2018 the three criteria of first...

Put the protection of civilians at the heart of responses to insecurity in the...

Extraordinary Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Terrorism in Ouagadougou, 9 to 14 September 2019 While the ECOWAS Heads of State and...

ADB: Ivory Coast for a second term of Akinwumi Adesina

In the wake of the cabinet reshuffle on 5 September 2019 in Côte d'Ivoire, things are becoming clearer about the position of the first...

Mauritania: former treasurer at the helm of SNIM

The National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM) of Mauritania, the lung of the country's economy, has a new boss. This is the former Minister...

TICAD7:  Invest in Africa’s food markets to win the war on hunger and boost...

“There is a business case for governments to invest in grey matter – Jennifer Blanke By investing in Africa’s food markets, governments can win the...

WAEMU: 0.6% drop in consumer prices in April 2019

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) zone decreased by 0.6% at the end of...

Japan and African Development Bank announce $3.5 billion in support of Africa’s private sector...

Japan and the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Friday announced a joint target of $3.5 billion under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa...
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