Guinea: SBG to invest $ 1.4 billion to build alumina refinery and develop bauxite...

The Guinea Bauxite Corporation (SBG) is finally finalizing its basic agreement for the operation of the Garafiri bauxite mine after obtaining its mining concession...

Mauritania: the Autonomous Port of Nouakchott in the fold of Olam

Mauritania is in advanced discussion with consortium formed by Singaporean Olam and local ARISES Mauritanie-SA for the financing, construction and operation of a container...

Ivory Coast: $ 9 billion investment in renewable energy by 2030

Côte d'Ivoire's renewable energy strategy could generate $ 9 billion in investment opportunities in the sector by 2030 according to Alzbeta Klein, IFC's Director...

Gabon: Government plans to take control of gold mining

The amount of gold mined in Gabon, mainly in the traditional way, has never revealed its real turnover for decades because undeclared gold miners...

KFC arrives in Gabon

After entering the Ivorian market, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), the American fast-food chain, will arrive in Gabon in January 2019. It is the general manager...

Côte d’Ivoire launches first-ever bauxite mine

Côte d'Ivoire enters the circle of bauxite producing countries. The first-ever Bauxite mine officially went into operation on Monday, April 16th. Located in the Moronou...

IDEMIA, provides the new HSBC black metal credit card

IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, provides HSBC's all-new, exclusive black card - a metal-clad card with a dual interface (contact and contactless)...

Guinea: SMB-Winning Consortium Launches New 135-kilometer Railway

The SMB-Winning Consortium, in the presence of its President and CEO Mr. Sun Xiushun, the President of the Republic of Guinea, His Excellency Professor...

The Gambia announces the introduction of an airport tax

The $ 40 new tax announced in The Gambia will come into force on January 15, 2019, and applies to all passengers traveling to...

Cameroon: the new Lafarge-Holcim cement plant announced in 2019

In less than a year, Cameroon will have a new Lafarge-Holcim cement plant. These words are from Pierre Damnon, The now ex-general manager of the...

Ivory Coast: 17 billion FCFA of transactions per day via mobile money

The daily financial transactions via mobile money represent a 17 billion FCFA, or 25,9 million, in Côte d'Ivoire, said Thursday the Ivorian Minister of...

Coris Bank International launches “Coris Money”

Coris Bank International launched "CORIS MONEY" on Friday, November 30, 2018 in Ouagadougou. It is an electronic purse that allows Burkinabe to send and...

Statement from Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA)

Contrary to the unfounded claims made yesterday by DP World, the opening of the Djibouti International Free Trade Zone (DIFTZ) is fully in line...

Flight accident Ethiopian Airlines No. ET 302 (press release)

The CEO of the Ethiopian Airlines group deeply regrets the fatal accident of flight 302 of March 10, on a planned flight from Addis...
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