Afrique du sud: a private consortium buys South African Airways

The private Takatso consortium has taken a majority stake of 51% in the airline company South African Airways (SAA), announced state sources this Friday,...

Bolloré Ports committed to sea turtle conservation

Bolloré Ports, an operator of port concessions, is implementing biodiversity conservation programmes. It is leading initiatives aimed at ensuring the sustainability of the areas...

Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom announces an 18.4% increase in its turnover in the second quarter...

Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia's public telecommunications operator, recorded an 18.4% increase in revenue at the end of June to 56.5 billion birr ($ 1.29 billion),...

Air Belgium announces first connection to Africa

The airline Air Belgium, in operation since 2018, announced the operationalization of its new link between Brussels and Mauritius from October 15, 2021. This link,...

DRC: USD 90 million for the electrification of the towns of Gemena, Bumba and...

The electrification of the cities of Gemena (Sud-Ubangi), Bumba (Mongala) and Isiro (Ituri) in DR Congo will cost 90 million USD under an agreement...

Côte d’Ivoire: Cinetpay exchanges around 12 million USD per month in the payment of...

Set up for the rapid collection of insurance premiums and the payment of claims by mobile money and bank cards, the Cinetpay technological platform...

Côte d’Ivoire: Weblogy group launches new products to increase rate of financial inclusion

The Ivorian group Weblogy launched on May 28, 2021 in Abidjan, new means of digital payments with its partners Visa, Ecobank and UBA with...

Kenya: Safaricom clears $ 14 million slate from Telkom and Airtel

Telecom operator Safaricom said on Monday (June 7) that it plans to write off a debt of 1.5 billion shillings ($ 14 million) owed...

Senegal takes a new step in its low-cost electricity project

The director general of the National Electricity Company of Senegal (Sénélec), Pape Demba Bitèye, announced Thursday, May 20, the upcoming commissioning of a new...

DRC: Kibali Gold production estimated at 191,612 ounces of gold in the first quarter...

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow announced Monday April 19, 2021 in Kinshasa that Kibali Gold produced 191,612 ounces in the first quarter of 2021. “Several factors...

Cameroon: extractive industries driven by the hydrocarbon sector

The extractive industries sector is consolidating its place among the main contributors to government revenue. According to the report of the Extractive Industries Transparency...

New blow for Mozambique: Portuguese Galp Energia suspends its gas project

After the French group Total, it is the turn of the Portuguese Galp Energia (GALP.LS) to suspend its gas project in Mozambique for security...

Mauritania: five shortlisted candidates for strategic environmental and social assessment of the hydrocarbon sector

The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines is shortlisting 5 candidates to carry out a strategic environmental and social assessment of the hydrocarbon sector...

Morocco raises tariffs on wheat imports to 170%

Morocco is adjusting its demand for wheat, as announced in May 2021. From now on, imports of durum wheat will be subject to tariffs...
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