Leaders

Kabange Numbi Mukwampa: “the DRC has undertaken major reforms of its business environment”

Over the past decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo has embarked on a series of key steps to move closer to OHADA, improve its...

Mo Ibrahim Foundation to launch 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) Monday 29...

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 12th annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), taking place on...

Fitch brings Gabon’s sovereign rating from “negative” to “stable”

The Gabonese authorities can blow. The rating agency Fitch Rating has just reduced the perspective attached to the rating of the country from "negative"...

France: Bpifrance creates an Export Department supervised by Pedro Novo

Bpifrance creates an Executive Direction of the Export. It groups together all insurance and export financing activities, as well as export development and support...

IMF cuts Nigeria’s growth forecast for 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down Nigeria's economic growth rate for 2018, with a new forecast of 1.9 percent, according to its...

South African bond paper still popular

The great finance financier of South Africa, Nhlanhla Nene, may be targeted by an investigation for its proven links with the sultry family Gupta,...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Appoints New Minister of Finance

Tito Mboweni, former minister of labor under Nelson Mandela and former governor of the Central Bank, was appointed Tuesday, finance minister of South Africa,...

Naoufel Ghafir new boss of Axa Partners for West Africa

Naoufel Ghafir has been appointed Managing Director for Morocco, Tunisia and West Africa at AXA Partners META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa). This entity...

Liberia: Government Signs Health Assistance and Facility Partnership Agreement With Mercy Ships

As part of President Weah's health program to relieve the most vulnerable people, the Liberian government has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the...

Senegal: UNCDF promotes “agency banking” in rural areas

To promote "agency banking" in rural areas, the United Nations Investment Agency (UNCDF) organizes since Thursday, October 4 in the region of Kaolack (200...

DRC: $ 5.9 billion budget for 2019

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) adopted and sent to the National Assembly, a draft budget law, management 2019, balanced in...

ICD Board of Directors names Mr Ayman Sejiny as General Manager (CEO)

The Board of Directors of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in its 91st Meeting held on 3/9/2018 approved...

Cocoa: Michel Arrion replaces Jean Marc Anga at the head of the ICCO

The Belgian Michel Arrion, former ambassador of the European Union, is the new executive director of the ICCO, the international organization of cocoa, replacing...

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) acquires inaugural US$300 million facility from Export-Import Bank of China

The facility from CEXIM marks AFC’s inaugural financing facility from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”) (www.AfricAFC.org), the leading...