Donors Welcome the African Development Fund (ADF-12) Implementation

The Mid-Term Review of the African Development Fund (ADF-12) implementation concluded in Praia, Cape Verde on September 14 with donors and stakeholders encouraging the...

Innovating from within – challenges and opportunities in rural community development in Cameroon

By Francis Ikome Africa’s economic growth and potential are widening the prospects of technological innovation. Across the continent, many entrepreneurs are identifying ways to increase...

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Sierra Leone

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Ms. Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi visited Freetown during September 20–October 3 to carry out discussions for the 2012...

Statement by the IMF Mission at the end of a visit to the Union...

At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Trines, issued the following statement: “The economic situation in Comoros continues to be difficult. The crisis in the...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$23.9 million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Guinea-Bissau and...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year SDR 17.04 million (about US$23.9 million, 120 percent of quota) arrangement...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles

On June 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Seychelles. Macroeconomic outcomes remain solid, and...

African Capital Markets continue to reflect strong figures for 2015 – but challenging times...

In line with global trends, 2015 was a challenging year for African capital markets in the wake of market volatility and the emergence of...

UAE Exchange collaborates with ElectraCard Services to launch ‘gocash’ – Middle East’s first six-currency...

Pune, December 21, 2012: ElectraCard Services (ECS), a leading provider of software solutions for electronic payment systems has partnered with UAE Exchange - the...

Ghana’s Fidelity Bank Turns to IBM to Power Next Phase of Growth

Fast-growing West African financial institution relies on IBM for data center overhaul as it prepares for further expansion IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the...

AfDB to uncover strategies for Africa’s transformation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, would uncover its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s annual meeting scheduled to take...

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