Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer

12/09/2019 – The plans, which are still in the early stages according to diplomats, are the first major diplomatic push since eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched in April an offensive to take the capital Tripoli, held by the internationally recognized government of Premier Fayez al-Serraj. Continuer à lire … « Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer »

Ivory Coast: Bolloré launches Aerohub

08/09/2019 – The French logistics company has enlarged its footprint in Western Africa by inaugurating a multi-modal logistics hub at Abijan’s Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport, investing 6.8 million euros. The “Aerohub” will provide logistic solutions tailored to players in the distribution of standard cargo, consumables, pharmaceuticals, the telecommunications and catering sectors. Continuer à lire … « Ivory Coast: Bolloré launches Aerohub »

Egypt, Russia review preparations for first-ever Russia-Africa summit

Egyptian and Russian officials on Thursday went over the preparations for the coming Russia-Africa summit set to be held in Sochi in October and to be co-chaired by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

According to a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry, Egypt’s Ambassador to Russia Ihab Nasr and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov presented the latest preparations on the summit to African ambassadors during a Thursday meeting held at the Russian foreign ministry.

The summit, the first of its kind, will be held on 23-24 October and will include major Russian and African companies and businessmen.

Nasr cited the noticeable leap forward witnessed by Russian-African relations in the past years, highlighting the hopes of African countries for concrete outcomes from the summit.

Arrangements related to an economic forum set to be held on the sidelines of the summit were also discussed.

Participation in the event is a vital chance to boost cooperation in trade and investment between the two sides, Nasr added.

Egypt is chairing the African Union this year.

Ahram Online

Shael-Elite | Photo: Ambassador Ihab Nasr (3rd from R) at the meeting to prepare for the Africa-Russia Summit (Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry)

La compagnie Niger Airlines envisage la desserte de la sous-région ouest africaine

04/09/2019 Niger Airlines, la principale compagnie aérienne du Niger, ambitionne une extension de ses vols dans la sous-région. Son président directeur général, Abdoul Aziz Larabou, a exprimé cette volonté lors d’un entretien avec le président de la Banque ouest africaine de développement (BOAD), le 27 août dernier à Lomé. Continuer à lire … « La compagnie Niger Airlines envisage la desserte de la sous-région ouest africaine »

Mali Lithium hunting for development partner for Goulamina

MD Chris Evans told Mining Weekly Online on the sidelines of the Paydirt Africa Downunder conference, in Perth, that in addition to advancing its relationship with China Minmentals, Mali Lithium was also targeting lithium carbonate producers as possible strategic partners. Continuer à lire … « Mali Lithium hunting for development partner for Goulamina »

Turkish steel giant to establish economic zone in Senegal

03/09/2019 – Known for its investments on the African continent, particularly in Algeria, Tosyalı Holding, one of the world’s leading steel producers with plants on three different continents, is now gearing up for a major investment in the West African country of Senegal. Continuer à lire … « Turkish steel giant to establish economic zone in Senegal »

Mali/France – Bamako: SBM accueille SEM Hollande

2019/15/02 – Le Premier ministre Soumeleylou Boubèye Maïga a accueilli, ce vendredi,à l’aéroport international Président Modibo Keïta Senou, l’ancien président de la République française, Son Excellence Monsieur François Hollande.

Le Président Hollande, accompagné de l’ancien ministre de l’Economie et des Finances Michel Sapin,entreprend une visite de quelques heures dans notre pays.


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