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A decade after debt forgiveness, Africa still hooked on dollars

WHEN rich countries wrote off billions of dollars of African debt in 2005, they hoped governments would think twice about borrowing again in costly...

Innovative impact fund targets African SMEs and producers

AFRICA’S newest trade finance fund, Savia Trade Finance Impact Fund, is set to pilot later this year and will use a pool of concessional...

New state-backed bank in Nigeria aims to extend 20,000 loans in...

THE Development Bank of Nigeria, a new state-backed lender, aims to offer up to 20,000 new loans to small firms within its first year...

There’s a need to close SSA’s infrastructure gap

SUB-SAHARAN Africa experienced a slowdown in investment growth from nearly eight percent in 2014 to 0.6 percent in 2015, according to the new Africa’s...

Unlock entrepreneurial potential to accelerate Africa’s industrial transformation, says the AEO...

AFRICAN governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, says the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 released by the African Development...

Intra-African trade is key to sustainable development – AEO

TRADE between African countries has the greatest potential for building sustainable economic development and integration, says African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017, a flagship report...

AfDB combines energy, agriculture explosion to kick off industrialisation

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has embarked on a fund-raising drive to finance the expansion of energy with the immediate aim of connecting 200...

Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for world’s longest heated pipeline

UGANDA and Tanzania have signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55bn crude export pipeline, a key milestone for the project, which is expected...

Equatorial Guinea partners with Arabian Energy to build Bioko Oil Terminal

EQUATORIAL Guinea and Arabian Energy have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development, implementation, construction and financing of the $500 million Bioko Oil...

Eni starts production from Cape Three Points block, offshore Ghana

ITALY’S ENI has launched production from the Integrated Oil & Gas Development Project, in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, off Ghana’s western...