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Crystal Telecom (Rwanda): the blues of small carriers

By Jacques Leroueil, Kigali THE STOCK ADVENTURE OF CRYSTAL TELECOM HAD BEGAN BEAUTIFULLY BEGIN. WHEN CRYSTAL VENTURES, THE FINANCIAL ARM OF THE RWANDAN PATRIOTIC FRONT,...

Rating: SAPH raises its perspective

WARA has decided to affirm the long-term rating of the African Rubber Planting Company (SAPH), the leader in natural rubber production in Ivory Coast,...

Gambia a bit too vulnerable to debt, says IMF

Gambia's debt-related vulnerability remains high, said a mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that has been in the country from May 3 to...

Kenya: Diaspora remittances reach record

Remittances from the Kenyan diaspora reached a record $ 641.5 million in the first three months of the year, reflecting in part the impact...

Chad: World Bank Approves $ 41 Million Grant for Agriculture

The World Bank has approved a $ 41 million grant to the Chadian government through the International Development Association (IDA) to promote the adoption...

The World Bank provides a $ 1 billion loan to Kenya

The World Bank announced on Thursday, May 3 the agreement for Kenya of a $ 1 billion concessional loan for infrastructure projects in the...

IMF approves $ 191 million disbursement in Ghana

The IMF's board of directors approved on Monday, April 30, the disbursement of $ 191 million in Ghana after the completion of the 5th...

Guinea: IMF forecasts lower growth in 2018

Guinea's economic growth is expected to reach about 6 percent in 2018, compared with an estimate of more than 8 percent in 2017, the...

Today, the day of the BRVM in London

In London, the UEMOA Regional Stock Exchange holds its BRVM Investment day in London, in the auditorium of Thomson Reuters. This stage of the international...

ORANGE Digital Ventures Africa invests in Africa’s Talking

It is by participating in the raising of $ 8.6 million from Africa's Talking alongside IFC World Bank and Social Capital that Orange Digital...

Fitch reviews “B” Angola’s rating

The rating agency Fitch maintained at "B" the rating of Angola's sovereign debt, below the investment scale, or "scrap", and improved the outlook "negative"...

Perpetual bond loan at OCP

The Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC) has issued a visa for a perpetual bond of the phosphate group OCP S.A on the debt market. The...

MTN prepares for IPO in Nigeria

The South African multinational MTN has announced its intention to proceed with an IPO of its Nigerian subsidiary before the end of the current...

Guinea: World Bank Provides $ 25 Million for Electricity

The signing of this Supplementary Financing Agreement for the Electricity Sector Rehabilitation Project took place on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Washington DC. Malado...