Russia /Africa – Afreximbank ropes in Russian companies to invest in railway projects in Africa

2018/02/12 – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) said on Friday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Russian Railways and the Russian Export Center (REC) to cooperate in implementing export and investment projects in the railway sector in Africa.Under the terms of the MoU, the parties will undertake mutual consultations on export and investment projects abroad and by jointly developing project financing schemes in the sector. Continuer à lire … « Russia /Africa – Afreximbank ropes in Russian companies to invest in railway projects in Africa »

Dubai to host ‘Africa Investment Conference’

2018/05/11 – On Wednesday, the fifth « Africa Investment Conference » will be held at the Four Seasons Resort in Dubai.The two-day conference, which will be hosted by the African Legal Network, aims to promote investments in Africa and encourage discussions on critical issues facing the continent, and is expected to attract more than 400 representatives and will include speakers from many companies, government departments and research centres. Continuer à lire … « Dubai to host ‘Africa Investment Conference’ »

South Korea seeking assistance from Tunisia to enter Libyan market

2018/08/26 – South Korea is seeking assistance from Tunisia to enter the Libyan market due to the special relations between Tunisia and Libya, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui revealed. Continuer à lire … « South Korea seeking assistance from Tunisia to enter Libyan market »

Why Erdogan’s so quiet about Turkish expansion in Africa

2018/08/21 – As the diplomatic tug-of-war between the United States and Turkey escalates, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is lining up new friends. In early August, Erdogan’s 100-day action plan identified new markets in China, Mexico, India and Russia. It did not mention Africa, despite the “African continent opening” Erdogan sought in the early 2000s. Continuer à lire … « Why Erdogan’s so quiet about Turkish expansion in Africa »

Why the Sahel Must Build Local Economies to Address Regional Security #Mali

2018/05/15 – In the middle of the night a group of Islamist extremists attacked the small town of Banamba, Mali, looting the town bank and freeing prisoners. It was not only money the town lost that November night 2016. The attack closed the town’s only bank, severing an economic lifeline between Banamba and the rest of the Malian economy, leaving local businesses and already vulnerable groups to face an even less certain future. Continuer à lire … « Why the Sahel Must Build Local Economies to Address Regional Security #Mali »

Sudan /Australia – Al-Bashir Reviews Australian offer to invest 11 billion dollars in Sudan, including 7 billion as deposit.

The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Al-Bashir, reviewed, Wednesday, the offer by the Australian State for investment in the country of $ 11 billion . Continuer à lire … « Sudan /Australia – Al-Bashir Reviews Australian offer to invest 11 billion dollars in Sudan, including 7 billion as deposit. »