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...

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...

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...

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...

Ivory Coast: Ethiopian Airlines to open Abidjan-Washington route

After starting the link between Abidjan and New York on May 12, 2018, Ethiopian Airlines announced the opening of a line between Abidjan and...

Morocco: the international exhibition of agriculture opens on April 16th

The 14th edition of the International Agricultural Show in Morocco (SIAM) will be held from 16 to 21 April 2019 in Meknes under the...

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...

Ann Norman, Pioneer Energy: « Africa is open for business »

A few weeks before the oil summit in Malabo (APPO Cape VII) , Ann Norman, Africa Managing Director of Pioneer Energy, gives us her...

Gabon: PIDG company Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund lends €40 million for new port facilities...

PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) today, 5 August, announced that it has arranged the long-term debt finance for a €305 million...

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...

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...

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...

Ivory Coast: cashew nuts in crisis

The Ivorian cashew industry is in turmoil. Hundreds of trucks loaded with nuts have been queuing for weeks in front of the exporters' warehouses...

Ivory Coast: the shipyard CARENA invests 5 billion FCFA for a new dock

CARENA, a subsidiary of Bolloré that operates the largest ship repair yard in West Africa, strengthens its operational capabilities with the acquisition of a...