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BOAD: Guinean bissau Soares Cassama appointed second vice-president

The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD), chaired by President Serge EKUE, announces, on June 9, 2021 in Lomé, the...

Sub-Saharan Africa will resume growth of 2.8% in 2021 (World Bank)

The World Bank (WB) published its new report on Tuesday, June 8, entitled “World Economic Outlook”. A document in which she estimates that sub-Saharan...

Burkina Faso, DRC and Morocco join Africa Finance Corporation

As of the first quarter of 2021, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has three new members namely Morocco, Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic...

Interview with Nick Barigye, CEO of Rwanda Finance Limited

“Rwanda is a country open to business, regardless of nationality” The Kigali International Financial Centre is aiming to become one of Africa’s largest financial centres...

2x Challenge to raise $ 15 billion for women-led businesses

The 2x Challenge will raise $ 15 billion by 2022 to benefit women-led businesses. After raising $ 7 billion between 2018 and 2019, surpassing...

Guinée: AfDB supports fight against Ebola resurgence

The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on June 3, 2021, a financial envelope of more than USD 430,000 to deal with the resurgence of...

Afreximbank Supports ARSO in the Harmonisation of African Automotive Standards

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is supporting the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) to harmonise standards in the automotive sector in Africa in order to...

Gabon awaiting agreement on new IMF financial support

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Gabon are in negotiations to complete a new program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). These talks...

Morocco: the World Bank supports the strengthening of human capital

The World Bank, through the International Finance Corporation (IFC), its entity dedicated to the private sector, has granted a loan of USD 450 million...

Mauritania: $ 60 million for the economic empowerment of women

The city of Kaédi, regional capital of Gorgol, 400 km south of Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, hosted, on Monday June 7, 2021, the launching...

UEMOA: COVID increases donations received by States by 60.4% in 2020

As part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, donations received by member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) increased...

Bloomfield country risk conference: the rating of the Ivory Coast deteriorates by 100 points...

••• But the country's risk profile is still moderate As part of the investment risk assessment, Côte d'Ivoire scores 5.6 in 2021 against 5.7 last...

In Ougadougou, 1st Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee of the International African Talents...

As part of the boosting of intra-community trade within the WAEMU area, the Network of Trade Promotion Bodies of WAEMU Member States (ROPC /...

UEMOA: Food production estimated at 70 million tonnes for the 2020/2021 season

The food production of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is estimated at 69.675 million tonnes for the 2020/2021 season, according to...
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