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TerraPay and GIMAC Partner to Enable Instant Money Transfer in CEMAC Region

TerraPay, a mobile payments platform headquartered in the Netherlands, and GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will allow instant cross-border money transfer to bank accounts and mobile wallets in Africa's CEMAC region.

IATA Launches Single African Air Transport Market Push

As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.

Equatorial Guinea Requests To Join OPEC

Equatorial Guinea has submitted a formal document requesting joining the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2017. The request was provided on behalf of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea (http://MMIE.gob.gq).

Central African Member States Agree on Telecom Governance and Cybersecurity Laws

The Central African Economic Community (ECCAS) member states have produced model and common laws covering telecommunications, cyber security and a regulatory framework that will help govern cross-border telecom interconnections. The agreement was completed with the support of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

New Roadway Between Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon Receives $3M Study Grant

Just a few weeks ago the long-awaited Kribi-Campo-Baba Multinational Road and Bridge connecting Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon took a major step forward, as the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a US $3.04 million study to assist the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in planning out the project.

Q&A: We Won't Go Far Until Climate Issues Are Mainstreamed in Policy

Two years ago at the 31st African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, heads of state and government endorsed the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme on agriculture and climate change with the bold vision of at least 25 million smallholder households practicing Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) by 2025.

Dire Warnings But Also Hope as IUCN Environmental Congress Opens

A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.

Gulf of Guinea Named Most Dangerous Seafaring Region on Earth

Seaborne piracy and maritime crime has now eased up quite a bit in Southeast Asian and the Indian Ocean in the past few years, according to a new report by Dryad Maritime. Unfortunately, the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Africa is not so lucky and was just identified as the most dangerous seafaring region in the world.

More Help Needed to Deal with Food Insecurity in the Wake of El Niño

United Nations leaders said today that much more needs to be done to prevent further suffering, strengthen resilience and preserve livelihoods in the wake of El Niño's devastating effects worldwide. Africa was the worst hit, with 40 million of the estimated 60 million affected globally residing in East and Southern Africa.

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