22-May-2017 to 12:19

Botswana amends citizenship law to woo more investors

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has amended its immigration laws to woo more investors into the country to contribute significantly to the economy, APA has learnt.

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21-May-2017 to 14:25

World Bank provides CFA 60b loan for Cameroon roads construction

APA-Douala, (Cameroon) — The World Bank Group (WB) through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has pledged a 60 billion CFA loan to Cameroon for road infrastructure, the Department of Public Works told APA.

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21-May-2017 to 14:09

Congo, China sign five cooperation agreements

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Chinese deputy Trade Minister Qian Keming on a working visit to the Congo Saturday signed five cooperation agreements with Foreign Minister Jean Claude Gakosso in Brazzaville.

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21-May-2017 to 13:02

Start-up companies in three W/African countries get €5 million

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Investors & Partners (I&P) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) plan to raise €5 million for an innovative acceleration programme for start-ups in Niger, Burkina Faso and Senegal, APA learned in Ouagadougou.

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20-May-2017 to 15:54

Chad sets up strategic investment, reinvestment fund

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Chad has set up what it dubbed a Strategic Investment and Reinvestment Fund (FIRST), aimed at initiating and accelerating the diversification of the national economy, the Secretary of State for Finance and Budget announced Saturday in N’Djamena.

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20-May-2017 to 14:25

Senegal’s domestic credit up by 13.6% in February

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s outstanding domestic credit grew by 13.6 percent in February 2017 compared with the same period in 2016, the Central Bank of West Africa (BCEAO) has informed APA.

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20-May-2017 to 14:16

BOA-Mali profits up by 15%

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Profits of the Bank of Africa-Mali, a subsidiary of the banking group of the same name, increased by 14.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period in 2016, the Bamako-based bank told APA.

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