The governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) focuses his efforts on “serving the region’s economies” and is unmoved ... by controversy. In the first part of our series on the governors running the Central Banks of Africa during a time of crisis, we take a look at Tiémoko Meyliet Koné.
The delay in the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) creates an opportunity to extend the market being created, ... Alain Nkontchou, the new board chairman of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), tells The Africa Report.
Fiercely critical exchanges – primarily taking place on Facebook in light of the COVID-19 pandemic – between conservative and progressive ... activists involved in the Hirak protest movement harken back to the polarised ideological debate which marked Algeria in the 1990s.
Tourism was one of the first and hardest hit industries when the coronavirus entered Egypt. And strongly attached to tourism is the informal ... sector and the ensuing domino effect. In this fifth part of our series on the impact of COVID-19 on Egypt, we take a look to see if there’s any light at the end of the tunnel for the vast industry of tourism.