IFC Promotes Mobile Financial Services in Cote d’Ivoire to Encourage Inclusive Development

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today convened key financial industry players to build further momentum for mobile...

Increased education opportunities between Tunisia and EU

The European Union (EU) has agreed on additional funding to further develop the modernisation of higher education as well as the international cooperation capacity...

Hope for financing Africa’s Development through private equity

A high-level roundtable on Building Private Equity and Private Capital Markets in Africa, met on 8 May, to explore the promise and obstacles facing...

SA, Algeria to accelerate trade, investment relations

Pretoria - Algeria and South Africa have agreed on the necessity of accelerating the establishment of a Joint Trade and Investment Committee (JTIC), said the...

Infrastructure growth, skills transfer vital for development

Pretoria - Infrastructure development and the transfer of skills are essential for the African continent’s growth and development, Department of Trade and Industry (dti)...

Nigeria, SA have key role to play in African rise

Cape Town – Nigeria and South Africa will have a key role to play in bringing to realisation an African Renaissance, Nigerian President Goodluck...

Branding Africa and debunking the myths about its potential

Africa cannot continue to be marketed as a country, when it is a continent of 54 countries, which, by 2040 will have the largest...

Mozambique and IMF Team Reach Staff-Level Agreement on a new PSI Program

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visited Mozambique during April 24 to May 8, 2013 to conduct the 2013 Article IV consultation and the...

MasterCard to Power Nigerian Identity Card Program

13 Million Cards to be issued first, in largest card rollout of its kind in Africa The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) (http://www.nimc.gov.ng)...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Seventh Review Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the seventh review of Seychelles’ economic performance under a program supported by the...

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