How to contain terrorism in Africa

19/11/2019 – For Africans to contain the increasing tension and insecurity plaguing the continent, member states must seriously consider a return to pre-colonial boundaries, togetherness and joint border security management.

Speakers at the 16th Africa Security Watch Awards and Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which included military and police chiefs, renowned academia and political leaders from West, Central, South and East African regions agreed on the need to address issues such as religious extremism/ intolerance, bad governance, illiteracy, unemployment and poverty identified as root causes of insecurity in Africa just as participants agreed it was about time the continent developed homegrown lasting solutions to tackle its problems. Continuer à lire … « How to contain terrorism in Africa »

UAE/Algeria – Mohammed bin Rashid receives Algerian Vice Minister of Defence

2019/19/02 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has received on Monday, Lt. General Ahmed Gaid Salah, Vice Minister of Defence and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army in Algeria, during IDEX 2019 proceedings.His Highness welcomed the Algerian representative and his accompanying delegation, noting the importance of Arab nations participating in events like that of IDEX. Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the significance behind the UAE hosting events and exhibitions of a high calibre to build bridges of communication between friendly nations and peoples. Continuer à lire … « UAE/Algeria – Mohammed bin Rashid receives Algerian Vice Minister of Defence »

Mali/UAE – DP World plans to build logistics hub in Mali in Africa push

2018/08/19 – DP World plans to develop a logistics hub in Mali, the latest push by the Dubai-based port operator to expand its operations in Africa.

DP World signed a 20-year concession with Mali to build and operate a 1,000-hectare logistics hub outside of Bamako, the capital and largest city of the country, according to a statement. The Mali Logistics Hub will have inland container depots and container freight stations that will facilitate the import and export of goods. Continuer à lire … « Mali/UAE – DP World plans to build logistics hub in Mali in Africa push »

Mali – UAE aircraft carrying 100 tonnes of food supplies arrives in Mali

2018/03/08 – An aircraft carrying 100 tonnes of food supplies arrived in the capital of Mali, Bamako, as a gift from the UAE to improve the country’s humanitarian conditions, as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.The donation is also supported by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and is being monitored by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC. Continuer à lire … « Mali – UAE aircraft carrying 100 tonnes of food supplies arrives in Mali »

Burkina Faso seeks new partner for $1bn manganese project

2018/02/25- Burkina Faso is looking for a new partner to mine the world’s largest manganese deposit after rights disputes thwarted two earlier attempts to develop the $1-billion project.

Pan African Minerals, a unit of Timis Mining, was told to stop production at the Tambao mine in 2015 following a change in leadership in the West African nation. The company then petitioned the International Court of Arbitration in Paris to prevent its permit from being withdrawn, but the case is still pending. Continuer à lire … « Burkina Faso seeks new partner for $1bn manganese project »

Mali / UAE : DP World, Mali sign MoU to develop trade, logistics

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Mali for the development of trade and logistics, at the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) Global Investment Forum, held in Dubai, UAE, today (November 16). Continuer à lire … « Mali / UAE : DP World, Mali sign MoU to develop trade, logistics »