Mali / UAE – AD CP receives Mali leader, signs $25m agreement

2019/01/12 – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at the Al Shati Palace on Saturday.

Sheikh Mohamed and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali, witnessed the signing ceremony between the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and the Malian Government represented by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in Abu Dhabi. Continuer à lire … « Mali / UAE – AD CP receives Mali leader, signs $25m agreement »

Mali – The European Union mobilises an extra €50 million for structural reforms in Mali #G5Sahel

2018/07/12 – The European Union is stepping up cooperation with Mali and the implementation of structural reforms to improve security, governance and access to basic services in the country.

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Niger/Sudan – New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger

2018/08/11 – Some countries in Africa are emerging as potentially exciting players in the oil and gas space – from Sudan, which has emerged out of the clutches of civil war, to Niger, which is rising up as a new producer of petroleum products.

Sudanese Petroleum and Gas Minister Azhari Abdalla Abdelgader on Tuesday explained to delegates attending Africa Oil Week, in Cape Town, how Sudan’s oil production had peaked at 500 000 bbl/d in 2011. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Sudan – New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger »

Airbus launches report on the impact and future of aerospace technologies in Africa

2018/06/11 – Airbus has released The Great Enabler: Aerospace in Africa – a White Paper on the role of aerospace technologies and their impact on socio-economic development in Africa.

The report looks at how different segments of the industry can address a core set of challenges on the continent by: increasing access to healthcare; enhancing food security by making African agriculture more competitive and sustainable; promoting education, training and innovation; empowering businesses with innovative products and solutions; and breaking down barriers to the movement of people and goods across Africa. Continuer à lire … « Airbus launches report on the impact and future of aerospace technologies in Africa »

Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria

2018/28/10 – Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, here hailed « positive developments » in bilateral relations with Algeria. »We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move forward, » Ahmed told reporters after the talks he held with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel, part of a two-day visit to Algeria. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria »

20 years of Russian Default, A Plan to Seize “Superprofits,” What Russia Is Doing in Africa

2018/08/25 – Last weekend marked the 20th anniversary of one of the key events that shaped Russian modern history—the 1998 financial crisis and the government’s default. Another major discussion in the Russian political discourse this week revolved around a proposal by Putin’s economic aide to “seize” over 500 billion rubles from industrial companies to relieve the country’s tax burden. Finally, Russian experts try to explain the Kremlin’s expansion into Africa.

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Burkina – Iamgold reports 39% reserve, 16% output rise at Burkina Faso project

2018/06/17 – SX- and New York-listed gold producer Iamgold has announced positive results from a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Essakane heap leach project, in Burkina Faso.
The results, which outline an economically viable project, justify the start of a feasibility study (FS) to further optimise the project development design, secure long lead equipment and improve project economics. Continuer à lire … « Burkina – Iamgold reports 39% reserve, 16% output rise at Burkina Faso project »