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Prof. Benedict Oramah Re-appointed as Afreximbank President

Shareholders of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have voted and re-appointed Prof. Benedict Oramah as President of the Pan-African multilateral financial institution for a second...

Diversity and Unity: African Agency in International Affairs

More and more, African countries are able to act in concert to stand up for the interests of the continent. Professor Carlos Lopes Associate Fellow, Africa...

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...

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...

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...

The World Bank Group has released $ 59.5 billion in 2019

According to the financial statements released on 9 August by the five institutions of the World Bank Group, total commitments to help countries improve...

G7 Summit: Africa, the Sahel and the Amazon

Five African countries are invited to the G7 which opens this 24th of August in Biarritz against the backdrop of the fires of the...

Senegal prepares to host Regional Forum on the African Continental Free Trade Area

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 10 June 2019 (ECA) - The regional forum, taking place on 24 and 25 June in Dakar, Senegal will focus on issues...

Creation of the African Central Bank: 3 recommendations

The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) hosted, Wednesday, March 13, the first regular meeting of the office of the Association of Central...

Equatorial Guinea prepares for ADB Annual Meetings

Equatorial Guinea is preparing to host the annual meetings of the African Development Bank from June 11 to 14 in Malabo. By Achille Mbog Pibasso After...

BCEAO maintains key interest rate unchanged

Meeting on March 6 in Dakar, the BCEAO's Monetary Policy Committee (CPM) decided to maintain its key rate unchanged at the end of its...

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...

African Union: the good news of the Sissi presidency

By Gérard Lafont The meeting between the Egyptian Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi and the African Union enjoys a favorable alignment of the planets. The first is...

In Nouakchott, ECA’s Vera Songwe congratulates Mauritania on ratification of AfCFTA

In an audience with the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz held yesterday in Nouakchott, ECA’sExecutive Secretary Vera Songwe...
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