Algeria, Nigeria vow to take common positions at AU, UN #Security #Counter-terrrorism

2018/01/18 – Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said Saturday that Algeria and Nigeria have agreed to take common positions at the African Union (AU) and the United Nations.Following his working meeting with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel, the Nigerian foreign minister told reporters that the meeting focused on the political dialogue between the two countries at continental and international level, with a view to taking « common positions » both within the African Union and the United Nations. Continuer à lire … « Algeria, Nigeria vow to take common positions at AU, UN #Security #Counter-terrrorism »

Mali – Kodal Minerals Says New Licences Approved On Bougouni #Lithium Project

18/01/18 – Kodal Minerals PLC said on Thursday that the Malian government has approved its subsidiary’s application for two new 100 square kilometre licences in the Kolassokoro area of the Bougouni lithium project in southern Mali. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Kodal Minerals Says New Licences Approved On Bougouni #Lithium Project »

Mali / Iran, vow to expand economic, political relations

18/01/18 – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with his counterpart from Mali where he called for expansion of bilateral economic, political and cultural cooperation.

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with the President of the National Assembly of Mali Issaka Sidibe on the sideline of the 13th PUIC Conference on Wednesday (January 17).
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Mali – Hummingbird Resources prepares to open Malian gold mine

17/01/18 – Multi-asset gold company Hummingbird Resources saw production begin on budget and on schedule at its Yanfolila Gold Mine in Mali during its fourth trading quarter, setting the firm up for a promising 2018. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Hummingbird Resources prepares to open Malian gold mine »

Niger receives $ 43 million from the African Development Bank in budgetary support

13/01/18 – Niger has received$ 43 million from the African Development Bank to support its budget.

Approved by the Board of Directors of the Bank, the aid granted to Niger, a country whose economy has been weakened by the sharp fall in uranium its main product. Export, consists of a $ 23 million grant from the Transition Support Facility (TAF) and another $ 20 million grant from the African Development Fund (ADF). Continuer à lire … « Niger receives $ 43 million from the African Development Bank in budgetary support »

Mali – Bank official, tech exec announce Mali presidential bids

11/01/18 – A regional bank official and the head of an African tech initiative both announced candidacies for the Malian presidency on Wednesday, as the 2018 race for the troubled Sahel nation heats up. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Bank official, tech exec announce Mali presidential bids »

Chad visit showcases Turkey’s aim to reinforce cooperation in Africa

26/12/17 – After a fruitful two days in Sudan, Turkey signed 22 accords to strengthen cooperation and discussed investment opportunities for Turkish and Sudanese businesspeople at a business forum, which marked a historical moment when Turkey was assigned with the rebuilding of a former Ottoman territory, Suakin Island. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in the central African country of Chad, the second stop in his tri-country visits to Africa, yesterday for a one-day visit aimed at deepening ties between the two countries as part of a broader aim to expand regional cooperation. In Chad, President Erdoğan was again accompanied by a large delegation of ministers and some 150 Turkish business people. Continuer à lire … « Chad visit showcases Turkey’s aim to reinforce cooperation in Africa »

Libya – Libyan finance ministry says economy not so bad as « some officials described »

Tripoli 22/11/17 – Libya’s Finance Ministry of the UN-backed government on Monday said that the country’s economy « is not as bad as some officials described. »The ministry was referring to the remarks of the Governor of the Central Bank, Seddiq Al-Kabir, who told reporters last week that Libya is « in a difficult economic and financial situation. We raise the red flag. » Continuer à lire … « Libya – Libyan finance ministry says economy not so bad as « some officials described » »