JAC Motors Celebrates Its 51st Anniversary

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Founded on May 20th, 1964, the company developed the first 2.5-ton truck in Anhui province in April 1968, filling a gap in Anhui’s automotive industry.

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PSC condemns the violation of Universal jurisdiction

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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 519th meeting held in Addis Ababa, on 26 June 2015, adopted the following decision in the wake of the arrest in London, United Kingdom (UK), on 20 June 2015, of Lieutenant-General Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, Chief of the National Intelligence and Security Services of the Republic of Rwanda, who was on an official visit in the UK:

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FED interest rate: Why Miss Yellen is dragging

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By Francis Konan, New York

Monetary policy as in any modern state is under the control of the Central Bank. The later makes decisions to manipulate the state of the economy.

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Veolia wins contract to improve Guinea Conakry electricity grid

Veolia has won a four-year performance contract for a value of EUR11.3 Million to provide electricity management services to Electricité de Guinée (EDG). This contract, awarded to Veolia through its subsidiary Veolia Africa, follows the Guinea Conakry’s government strategy to support the recovery of the electricity market through an ambitious modernization plan launched in 2012.

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Nigeria: Investment One Enhances EasyTrade Platform with Mobile App

Investment One Stockbrokers International Limited has launched an online trading mobile application with real time processing functionality that will facilitate online stock trading.

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Albert Essien Farwell Remarks at 2015 Ecobank Group AGM

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Ladies and gentlemen, it is with a heavy heart and great pride that I announce my retirement as Ecobank Group CEO.

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The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) rejects debate about the CFA franc

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Translated from French by Liana Cramer

Is it permissible to criticize the pegging of the CFA franc to the euro? For having done so, Kako Nubukpo, the Togolese Minister of Forecasting and Evaluation of public policies, has become the target of certain BCEAO leaders, who have put a price on his head.

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, first agriculture economist to become President of the African Development Bank

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By Hapsa Dia

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, who holds a PhD in agriculture economics, has been serving as the Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria since 2011. He demonstrated his effectiveness towards key agricultural issues while in office, contributing in creating around three million jobs in that sector.

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First intra-african transaction of carbon credits in West Africa

ecosur afrique (http://www.ecosurafrique.com), the leading carbon finance group in Africa, Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), an impact investment fund dedicated to small and medium size enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and Volta cars Rental Services (VRS), a car leasing company operating in West Africa, today announced the first ever carbon credits transaction involving a Seller and a Buyer from West Africa.

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Mega trade agreement a step forward for the continent

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Johannesburg, 12 June 2015 (ECA)-The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr Carlos Lopes has lauded the tripartite free trade area agreement reached by three Regional Economic Communities (COMESA, EAC and SADC) as “a step in the right direction for the Continent.”

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