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January, 2018

  • 18 January

    African energy stakeholders to meet leading international businesses in Washington, D.C. to discuss investment partnerships

    U.S. Governmental agencies and leading businesses unite to explore partnerships that will provide predictability and security in the development phase of energy projects in Africa. LONDON, United Kingdom, January 18, 2018/ — The Powering Africa: Summit (www.PoweringAfrica-Summit.com) will return for a fourth year to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington D.C. …

  • 17 January

    The 2018 African Economic Outlook will be launched today

    The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge gap on the diverse socio-economic realities of African economies through regular, rigorous, and comparative analysis. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 17, 2018/ — The launch of the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) 2018 flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report, the first to ever be released …

  • 15 January

    Merck Foundation Connects Africa and Asia

    Merck Foundation (MF) (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a non-profit company and subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany (www.Merck.com), and the University of Malaya (UM) (www.UM.edu.my), Malaysia’s oldest and most established institution of higher learning, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today aimed at providing fellowship training for post-graduate medical trainees from Africa and other developing …

  • 15 January

    Africa: Telecom, Media and Tech leaders meet in Cape Town for regional investment event

        Cape Town, South Africa will play host to the TMT Finance Africa event for the first time, which will see more than 200 regional and international telecom, media and technology leaders, investment bankers, investors, advisers and government representatives meet for a series of panel debates, visionary keynote speeches, …

  • 15 January

    Tunisia: Call for Expression of Interest for the Acquisition of a Majority Stake (50.52%) in Carthage Cement S.A

    The Tunisian State and Bina Corp (the “Sellers”), the controlling shareholders of Carthage Cement S.A (www.CarthageCement.com.tn) (the « Company » or « Carthage Cement »), have decided to proceed, through a public tender, to the sale of majority stake (50.52%) in the Company to a strategic and/or a financial investor …

  • 15 January

    Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with The New York Times

    Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) will publish New York Times journalism under its new media brand Pulse in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria The launch of New York Times journalism on Pulse will bring award-winning reporting and storytelling to Africa’s informed readership. The New York Times is a globally renowned media …

December, 2017

November, 2017

  • 28 November

    AfDB Launches Youth Advisory Group to Create 25 Million Jobs

    The Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative aims at creating 25 million jobs and impacting 50 million youth over the next ten years by equipping them with the right skills to get decent and meaningful jobs. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 28, 2017/ — The President of the African Development Bank Group …

  • 25 November

    17th Session of the Executive Committee of UCLG Africa in Grand-Bassam

    The official opening ceremony of the meeting will be chaired by His Excellency, Mr. Sidiki Diakité, Hon. Minister of Home Affairs of Ivory Coast. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 22, 2017/ — UCLG Africa (http://AfriqueLocale.org) will hold the 17th session of its Executive Committee on November 24, 2017 at the Afriland Hotel, …