IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on Two-Year US$1.75 Billion Stand-By Arrangement

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement on Tunisia today: “I am pleased to announce that, in...

IMF and Mauritius Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Create Africa Training Institute

International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik and the authorities of Mauritius signed a Memorandum of Understanding today on Mauritius’ support for the...

ECOWAS ministers to meet on construction of Lagos-Abidjan highway

ECOWAS Ministers of Works/Road Infrastructure, Transport, Finance and Justice from Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo, will meet on Monday, 22nd April 2013...

DHL reveals strangest delivery requests in Africa

In today’s competitive global environment, the use of logistics companies to courier items between countries within set time parameters is becoming increasingly necessary. Throughout...

International Financial Institutions Agree to Share Data to Improve Development Outcomes

International Financial Institutions Agree to Share Data to Improve Development Outcomes and Lay the Groundwork for the Post-2015 Development Agenda Recognizing the power of information...

Main One provides forum to expand partnerships among West African telecom operators

CEO of Main One reiterated the significance of reliable and affordable connectivity in the development of the sub-region Main One (http://www.mainonecable.com), West Africa’s leading communications...

AfricanBrains director running London Marathon for premature baby charity

One the directors and co-founders of AfricanBrains, Matt Toplis, will be running 26.2 miles on Sunday 21st April 2013 in this year’s Virgin London...

Informal employment sustains Zimbabweans

Five years after Zimbabwe’s political and economic crisis peaked in 2008, the economy continues to perform poorly, with the manufacturing sector still shedding jobs...

“World Bank-led privatization of Burundian coffee industry must not repeat errors of the past”...

Two United Nations experts on the right to food and foreign debt today raised the alarm over the World Bank-led privatization of the Burundian...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the fifth review under a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)...

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