ECONOMY

IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Ghana on an Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

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 authorities’ economic and financial program and possible financial support by the IMF. The mission reached staff-level agreement with the authorities, subject to approval by IMF […]

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Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs to win $75,000 by applying to 2015 Anzisha Prize

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.

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Vestel is looking for trade partners for Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics in Africa

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 TV, Mobile Phones business in all Africa. Vestel can develop special projects according to the individual needs of the markets.       Vestel a […]

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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).

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Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of a Visit to Senegal

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

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UKTI DEFENCE AND SECURITY TRADE MISSION TO KENYA: 28 – 29 JANUARY 2015

he first UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Defence & Security Trade Mission to Kenya takes place in Nairobi 28 – 29 January 2015.

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