Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the African Development Bank Group, recently visited Morocco to review how the history of one of the AfdB's early infrastructure investments helped transform the country.
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DP World Responds to Djibouti Government Choosing to Ignore Court Ruling About Doraleh Container Terminal
After the government of Djibouti unilaterally severed the business relationship with UAE-based DP World to manage concessions at Djibouti's Doraleh Container Terminal, DP World went to the London Court of International Arbitration. That court decided in DP World's favor though the government says they will ignore the ruling.
The Rectorate of the Pan African University that was formerly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, moved to Yaoundé, Cameroon last week.
South Africa based Tessara, a manufacturer of preservation technologies for the marketing and export of fresh produce, was just acquired by Washington, D.C. based Global alternative asset manager the Carlyle Group.
Egypt, the United States and other countries just completed the recent multilateral military training exercise Eagle Response 18.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
ICOSNET, one of Algeria's internet service providers, has chosen India based Tejas' Converged Packet Optical (CPO) products to serve the growing demand for its high-speed Internet access, & Virtual Private Network offerings in the country.
According to Tanzania’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation, the Stiegler’s Gorge water project is at 80 percent completion and scheduled to be finished by August 15.
China may be about to get its hands on yet another critical port because of what is known as the China debt trap. It happened before with Sri Lanka's major seaport at Hambontota. It now looks like it will happen in Djibouti.
KBR,a provider of differentiated professional services and technologies in Texas, has been awarded an LNG FEED contract, by Nigeria LNG (NLNG), for further expansion of the Bonny Island LNG plant at Bonny Island, Nigeria.
A new pilot project will soon be underway in Tunisia to use drones for data collection to help manage agricultural projects in the country.
Tugende Limited, a small business lending and transportation company operating in Uganda, has received a $5 million loan from the United States Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to help fund lease-to-own financing to motorcycle taxi drivers.
The Republic of Sudan just received a US $41 million grant from the African Development Bank, to finance a public sector Agriculture Value Chain Development Project in the country.
Nigerian insurance companies and banks will soon be introducing fiduciary bonds – also known as integrity bonds – to help minimize the likelihood of fraud and corruption in contracting in the country.
The Council of the European Union just extended its commitment for EU military training exercises for the Central African Republic (EUTM RCA) for two more years.
The just-released latest edition of the World Bank's Madagascar Economic Update shows the economy has been performing well -- at 4.2 percent for 2017 and projected to hit 5.0 percent in 2018.
In a decision released on July 27, the Kenyan High Court judge Msagha Mbobholi ordered the government to pay 16 traders in the East African Freight Forwarders Association $63 million for damage to trucks and goods lost during rioting and more after the 2007-2008 elections.
As the 10th BRICS summit held in July 25-27 in Johannesburg reached its conclusion, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for deepening the friendly and mutually beneficial cooperation between his country and that of Uganda.
New York based Enago recently conducted a series of four workshops within Nigeria on the issue of academic publishing for researchers.
The Fayoum Governorate in Egypt has just received the first financing arrangement for EUR 126 million (out of a total final support authorized of EUR 172 million) from the European Investment Bank to improve wastewater infrastructure and improve sanitation services.
The government of Tanzania will shortly be making use of a major new digital national identification system, completed under contract by KT Corp., South Korea's largest telecommunications company.
Farm-Tech Expo Kenya, one of the largest agricultural events in the country, sponsored by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) will be held September 12-13.
The South African government recently signed a number of agreements regarding easing cross-country investments with China, plus a formal memorandum of understanding for China to invest R14.7 billion in the country.
Resilient Waters, a new five-year $32.4 million project to ease water problems across the Limpopo River Basin and Okavango River Basin communities in Africa, was just announced by the United States Agency for International Development.
Greenpeace Africa is demanding the total halt of operations for Singaporean-based Halycon Agri and its destructive Cameroonian subsidiary, Sudcam, in running its rubber plantation operations there.