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South Africa:‘Huge’ challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South Africa

President Ramaphosa has a daunting task of fighting government corruption, joblessness, patchy delivery of basic services and the ...

Kenya : Le pays mobilise 2,1 milliards de dollars US d’investissement dans les infrastructures

Le Trésor kényan a annoncé la mobilisation d'une enveloppe de 210 milliards de shillings, soit environ 2,1 milliards de ...

Microsoft injects USD 100 million investment to develop hub in Nigeria and Kenya

Microsoft recently launched the Africa Development Centre in Nairobi and Lagos, which aims to enable digital transformation, ...

Nigeria: Stock market records highest gain in three months after MTN Nigeria’s debut

Nigeria’s stock market recorded its highest gain since February following the listing of MTN Nigeria with 528,600 units of the ...

Morocco: Morocco targets economic diversification to secure its long-term growth

Morocco, a country heavily dependent on agriculture, has implemented a series of reforms to diversify its economy through ...

Rwanda: Motorola and Rwanda sign agreement to develop tech capacity

Rwanda has signed a five-year partnership deal with Motorola Solutions to build its local ICT capacity and eco-system as the ...

Africa: UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) urges African countries to invest more in blue economy

UNECA has pledged its support to African countries urging them to invest more in blue economy so as to capitalise on the ...

Afrique : « L’innovation est la clé pour l’Afrique » selon le nouveau président de la Banque Mondiale

Le président de la Banque Mondiale, David Malpass, pour qui l’Afrique sera une priorité, s’est rendu à Madagascar, où il ...

Kenya: Commonwealth Development Corporation and Globeleq invest USD 66 million in Malindi’s 52 MWp solar project

The 52 MWp solar project will produce energy to be consumed locally as the region is still facing load shedding. The plant is ...

Congo : un accord enfin trouvé entre le FMI et Brazzaville afin de rétablir la stabilité économique du pays

L'organisation de Bretton Woods a annoncé, avoir conclu un accord avec le gouvernement, ouvrant enfin la voie à un programme ...

Tanzania set to test its first electric train in July

Tanzania is set to test its first electric train in July. The first 300 km phase running from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro will ...

Zambie : Surendetté, L’Etat rechigne à encaisser un prêt de 2,6 milliards de dollars US

Pour éviter une aggravation de sa dette jugée élevé, notamment par le FMI, la Zambie retarde la perception, d’un nouveau ...

Africa: The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact comes into effect in June

The continental free trade area will come into effect in June after The Saharawi Republic and Sierra Leone submitted their ...

Zambia’s finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt

Zambia’s government plans to introduce a new non-refundable sales tax to stop debt escalation and increase revenue collection ...

Mali : La capitale va lever environ 885 millions de dollars US en 2019 pour financer son développement

Bamako a sollicité le marché financier régional pour une première vague d’émission obligataire. L’État malien compte ...

Botswana: World Bank teams up with Botswana on renewable energy strategy

Botswana and the World Bank have partnered to develop a renewable energy strategy that would bring changes geared towards ...