The head of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, expressed her satisfaction after participating in the Extraordinary Virtual Summit of the Heads of ... State of the Communauté Économique des États de l'Afrique Centrale (CEMAC) on 18 August 2021. “I welcome the commitment of CEMAC heads of state to deep structural reforms to radically transform and diversify the region, continue to support regional institutions and reduce its dependence on commodities,” she said a few hours after the summit.
Australian Orion Minerals aims to become the first junior miner in South Africa to be fully powered by renewable energy at its Prieska and Okiep ... projects in Northern Cape province, CEO Errol Smart tells The Africa Report.
Nearly two thirds of Egypt's population of 102 million are without access to banking services. Slashing this number is a key prerequisite to ... integrate the country’s vast grey economy - whose financial activity is not taxed or monitored by the government - into the formal sector.
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Naguib Sawiris, Egypt's 67-year-old business tycoon, is a key backer of Endeavour Mining, which has become West Africa’s leading gold group. ... Here is a look at the key persons within his network who helped him succeed in the mining sector.
The coronavirus pandemic has sparked off the first recession in 25 years in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank says. Amongst other consequences, ... Covid-19 has ‘exacerbated public debt vulnerabilities’. Though the Paris Club was previously the sole institutional interlocutor of African states’ debt, China’s rise as a global power is proving to be a challenge. Will differences between these two powerhouses have consequences? What are the implications for the countries benefitting from China’s financial assistance?