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Ivory Coast: the first solar power plant will cost 40 million euros

The establishment of the first solar plant in Côte d'Ivoire will cost 40 million euros, according to an announcement made Wednesday, October 3 in...

Togo: towards the opening of the capital of Togocom to private

The Togolese government adopted on Wednesday (October 3rd) a bill authorizing the transfer of a state stake in the capital of the Holding of...

Gabon: Ali Bongo announces deadline for timber certification

By 2022, all Gabon's forest concessions must be certified "Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)" announced Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, September 26, passing through the...

South Africa: OTS and Glencore on Chevron’s assets

Commodity trader and Glencore's Black Beethoven Empowerment (BEE) partner, Off The Shelf Investments (OTS), completed the $ 973 million acquisition of Chevron's downstream assets...

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...

Senegal: State will sell two oil blocks

The Senegalese government has issued a call for tenders to divest the Senegal offshore south (SOS) and deep offshore Senegal (SOSP) blocks. According to a...

Morocco: Cosumar announces the creation of a new company in Guinea Conakry

The Moroccan group Cosumar has a stake of 55% in the capital of the Compagnie Maroco-Guinéenne de Sucre (Comaguis), the remaining 45% being held...

Ivory Coast sets purchase price of cocoa at 750 CFA francs

The Ivorian government has set October 1 the purchase price "edge field" of cocoa at 750 CFA per kilogram (1.14 euros), an increase of...

Guinea: GI Cement will double its annual production

Planned since July 2018, G'I Cement, the cement subsidiary of the Guinean G'I industry, announced this Saturday, September 29, 2018, the official start of...

Niger: abolished in 2018, the tax on international calls sign its return

Niger reinstates, as of 2019, the tax on international calls suppressed in recent months, according to the draft budget adopted by the executive. This is...

South Africa adopts new mining charter to correct economic inequalities

The South African government has unveiled a new mining charter that requires mining companies to increase the share of their shareholding owned by blacks...

Mauritania: soon a fourth telephone operator

Mauritania's telephony market is expected to be enriched by a fourth operator by the end of 2018, sources close to telecommunications services said on...

Nigeria: expected increase in oil production in 2019

Nigeria's state-owned petroleum company NNPC is targeting 2.3 million barrels a day in 2019, compared with 1.7 million currently, according to Malam Mele Kyari,...

Afriland First Bank opts for the banking software publisher Temenos

Afriland First Bank has selected Temenos, the bank software publisher, as part of the renovation of its IT infrastructure. The bank intends to take...