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AFRICA NEWS

Sierra Leone Achievements

A new beginning. A resilient nation


Ernest Bai Koroma, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

This year Sierra Leone celebrates the 15th anniversary of the end of the civil war as a unified nation and beacon of democracy and social progress in... Mar 17, 2017

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone



Clear Vision for Kenya

Growth trajectory and increasing foreign investment drive nation towards realisation of Vision 2030


Since Mr Kenyatta came to power in 2013, Kenya has quadrupled its spending on infrastructure, with the government borrowing hundreds of billions of shillings for large-scale energy, transport and ICT projects

With growth expected to come in around 6 per cent in 2017 and 2018, the World Bank has called Kenya ‘one of the bright spots in sub-Saharan Africa’.... Mar 14, 2017

Government | Africa | Kenya


Egypt Reforms

Tough decisions get Egypt back on track




The new reform program seeks to revive Egypt’s growth prospects by restoring stability and confidence in the economy, and implementing structural... Mar 06, 2017

Government | Africa | Egypt


Côte d’Ivoire Economy

Africa’s fastest growing economy




Almost six years after the end of the Second Ivorian Civil War, Côte d’Ivoire has witnessed a successful and peaceful transition to economic... Mar 02, 2017

Government | Africa | Ivory Coast



Ambitious goals made achievable


Credit: Flickr Account of President Paul Kagame

Rwanda has made remarkable steps following the 1994 genocide. Since the turn of the millennium, when the ambitious Vision 2020 development plan was... Mar 01, 2017

Government | Africa | Rwanda


Great Inga Dam project

A solution to Africa’s power deficit


The Inga Dam phase I and II

The ambitious Great Inga Dam project on the Congo River, has the potential to generate 42,000 MW, enough electricity to power DRC and much of the continent.... Feb 13, 2017

Energy | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo


AFSIC 2017

AFSIC 2017, The Gate to Africa's Financial Sector


Rupert McCammon, Founder and Managing Director of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC)

Bringing together investors Rupert McCammon, Founder and Managing Director of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC), highlights... Jan 30, 2017

Finance | Africa



Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership

Sierra Leone-China intensify relations


Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma (left) and China's President Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 1, 2016. (Photo: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma’s recent trip to China to discuss intensifying relations and to express his nation’s appreciation... Dec 21, 2016

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


Sierra Leone

West Africa’s peaceful gem packs potential


The foundation stone of the elegant Law Courts in Freetown’s central business district dates the building at December 15, 1910. (Photo: Babak Fakhamzadeh)

From highlighting its natural beauty and welcoming culture to its rich soils and huge untapped business potential, Sierra Leone is encouraging tourists... Dec 05, 2016

Government | Africa | Sierra Leone


Seychelloise Heaven

Eden Island, a paradise in the middle of Seychelles




The stunning development includes mansions, villas and apartments like none of the properties seen in the archipelago

Nov 24, 2016

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Seychelles



Connectivity in Seychelles

New codeshare flights put Seychelles within easier reach of U.S.




Codeshare agreement with Etihad connects six major American cities with the Indian Ocean nation via Abu Dhabi, enhancing the potential for trade and... Nov 03, 2016

Transport | Africa | Seychelles


Transparency in Mining

Better governance of vast mineral resources drives new prosperity


Lofoï Mine in North Katanga

The government in recent years has stepped up its efforts to bring greater transparency to the mining industry to help drive prosperity and attract... Oct 24, 2016

Mining | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo


Nurturing a culture of insurance in Cote D’Ivoire

Bernard Asso Abouo
Managing Director of La Loyale Group

Bernard Asso Abouo, Managing Director of La Loyale Group in Côte d’Ivoire, discusses... Feb 23, 2017


‘GEpetrol's mandate is to be involved in the economic fabric of the country’

Antonio Oburu Ondo
General Manager of GEpetrol

GEpetrol was established as the National Oil Company of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea... Feb 21, 2017


‘Bank on our integrity’

John D. Okrafo-Smart
Managing Director of Rokel Commercial Bank

John D. Okrafo-Smart, Managing Director of Rokel Commercial Bank, speaks to The Worldfolio... Feb 13, 2017


CCEI BANK: Reinventing the financial system of Equatorial Guinea

Alberto Doria Lajay
General Manager of CCEI Bank

CCEI Bank is a strong financial institution that keeps betting on Equatorial Guinea in order... Jan 31, 2017


Public-private projects bring out the best in EG’s resources

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons

Equatorial Guinea’s Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima... Jan 30, 2017


‘BUE graduates are some of their most promising new employees’

Professor Ahmed Hamad
President of the British University in Egypt

The formation of a British University in Egypt arose from a 1998 Memorandum of Cooperation... Jan 27, 2017


Our goal: to use 60% locally produced raw materials in our production processes

Mr. Alphonse Willy M. Ngana
Managing Director of Sierra Leone Brewery Limited

Jan 17, 2017


Governor plants entrepreneurial seeds of growth

Jean Claude Kazembe Musonda
Governor of Haut Katanga Province

Haut Katanga province is intrinsically linked to DRC’s mining industry, but the lack... Jan 16, 2017


Experienced trader targets DRC’s middle class

Robby Israel
General Manager of Hasson Africa

Having been operating in DRC since 1936, Hasson Africa has become a reference point in the... Jan 16, 2017


Electricity is Everybody´s Business

Mr. Henry O. Macauley
Minister of Energy

Jan 11, 2017


Private companies tap into potential future hub for gas transformation

Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo
CEO of Sonagas

Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo, CEO of the Sociedad Nacional del Gas de la República de... Jan 11, 2017


Where’s best to invest in Sierra Leone?

Momodu L. Kargbo
Minister of Finance & Economic Development

Eager to attract foreign investors and ensure their projects are a success, Sierra Leone... Dec 19, 2016


Insurance gets a boost in Sierra Leone

Ronald K. Hingston
Acting Managing Director of the National Insurance Company Ltd. (NIC)

New laws being introduced in Sierra Leone and awareness-raising efforts by companies are... Dec 14, 2016


Global brand backs ‘a safe & secure destination’

Johan Klang
General Manager of the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel, Freetown

An active member of the African hospitality sector, the presence of the Radisson Blu brand... Dec 14, 2016


Ready for business & new challenges

Dr Samura M.W. Kamara
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

Sierra Leone has drawn on the strength and resolve of its people to overcome major setbacks... Dec 09, 2016


Sierra Leone: the hidden paradise

Sidi Yahya Tunis
Minister of Tourism & Cultural Affairs

Major iron ore producer Sierra Leone’s economic progress has taken a double hit in... Dec 04, 2016


Rwanda: ‘a modern-day miracle’

David Bensusan
CEO of Minerals Supply Africa (MSA)

Speaking frankly and positively about the reality of doing business in Rwanda, David Bensusan,... Dec 01, 2016


Digital & rural reach expands banking access

Konde Bugingo
Deputy CEO of Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR)

Providing far-reaching access to tailor-made banking products both digitally and in even... Nov 30, 2016


Progress reshaping Equatorial Guinea

Martin Crisantos Ebe Mba
Chairman of BANGE

Senator and Chairman of the National Bank of Equatorial Guinea Martin Crisantos Ebe Mba... Nov 15, 2016


Roko builds up Rwanda’s skills & skylines

Derek Claassen
Director of Roko Construction Ltd

Regionally renowned for quality and timely construction and its local training and staff... Nov 08, 2016


I&M eases cross-border banking in East Africa

Robin C. Bairstow
Managing Director of I&M Bank (Rwanda) Ltd

I&M Bank’s footprint in the East African region currently covers Kenya, Tanzania,... Nov 07, 2016



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