DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, June 19, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank”) (http://www.ecobank.com), parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 […]
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Andrea Richter Hume visited Addis Ababa from June 3-17 to conduct discussions […]
A new report, “Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa,” is the result of a Financial Innovations Lab that convened experts to address funding obstacles to the development of infrastructure in Africa, especially in the area of energy.
ACCRA, Ghana, February 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Joel Toujas-Bernaté, visited Accra during February 19−26, 2015 to discuss the […]
The 5th Anzisha Prize application phase is now open (http://www.anzishaprize.org), and the search is on to find Africa’s youngest, most exciting social and business entrepreneurs under 22 years of age.
ISTANBUL, Turkey, February 16, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Vestel (VESBE:TI) (VESTL:Istanbul) (http://www.vestel.com/homepage) is looking for trade partners/customers for Home Appliances (refrigerators, washing machines, cooking appliances, dishwashers, air conditioners), Flat […]
IMF Executive Board Approves US$497.1 Million Stand-by Arrangement and US$191.2 Million Stand-by Credit Facility for Kenya
On February 2, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a SDR 352.82 million (about US$497.1 million) Stand-By Arrangement and a SDR 135.7 million (about US$191.2 million) arrangement under the Stand-By Credit Facility1 (SBA/SCF) for Kenya for a combined SDR 488.52 million (about US$688.3 million or 180 percent of Kenya’s quota).
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement in Dakar today at the conclusion of her visit to Senegal
he first UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Defence & Security Trade Mission to Kenya takes place in Nairobi 28 – 29 January 2015.
DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has won a record number of external awards for its business in Sub Saharan Africa in 2014 – almost triple that of 2013
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa.
On January 16, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Madagascar.