AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond

AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond

Abidjan, 14 June 2021 - The African Development Bank launched an AUD$600 million (US$463.9 million) 5.5-year Kangaroo bond, marking its return to the Australian dollar bond market. The transaction, announced on 8 June,
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Total E&P Uganda Awards Contracts-Tilenga Project

Total E&P Uganda Awards Contracts-Tilenga Project

Development Kampala, June 14, 2021 – Total E&P Uganda, has signed Conditional Letters of Award for the main surface facilities Engineering, Procurement, Supply, Construction and Commissioning (EPSCC) as well as
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Huawei launches Privacy Protection Transparency Center

Huawei launches Privacy Protection Transparency Center

Johannesburg, 09 June 2021: Huawei today opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China. It used the event, which included representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the
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Small-scale Farmers Launch Warehouse-Uganda

Small-scale Farmers Launch Warehouse-Uganda

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO, Access to markets is still a challenge for most small-scale farmers in Uganda, especially women in rural areas. This exposes them to exploitation, hence little earnings, which keep most
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Rising Customer Numbers Support Output

Rising Customer Numbers Support Output

Growth was recorded again in the Ugandan private sector during May, with output, new orders and employment all rising over the course of the month. Key findings: Output and new orders
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US$1.6m for Covid-19 Response to Uganda-Japan

US$1.6m for Covid-19 Response to Uganda-Japan

KAMPALA, Tuesday, 01 June 2021 – The Government of Japan on 27 April extended an emergency aid grant worth US$1,640,442 (over UGX 5.8 billion) to Uganda to boost the country’s
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A Global Incentive to Reduce Emissions

A Global Incentive to Reduce Emissions

Raghuram G. Rajan, CHICAGO – With President Joe Biden’s administration recommitting the United States to the Paris climate agreement, and with a major United Nations climate change conference (COP26) coming later
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Tackling Asia’s Plastic Pollution

Tackling Asia’s Plastic Pollution

Jed Alegado, Clemens Kunze, and Kevin Li, HONG KONG/MANILA – Less than a century ago, most products in Asia were made mainly from natural materials, and were built to last or
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond

Abidjan, 14 June 2021 – The African Development Bank launched an AUD$600 million (US$463.9 million) 5.5-year Kangaroo bond, marking its return to the Australian dollar bond market. The transaction, announced on 8 June, was led by Nomura and RBC Capital Markets. It is the institution’s first benchmark Kangaroo since early 2018 and it’s first in the mid-curve […]

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Cure Tourism’s Pandemic Woes?

Rising Customer Numbers Support Output
Africa Markets

Rising Customer Numbers Support Output

Growth was recorded again in the Ugandan private sector during May, with output, new orders and employment all rising over the course of the month. Key findings: Output and new orders continue to grow Extra staff hired to keep on top of workloads Input costs and output prices rise The monthly Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index […]

Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis

Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis

Burundian President Woos Ugandan Traders

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Rising Customer Numbers Support Output
Africa Markets

Rising Customer Numbers Support Output

Growth was recorded again in the Ugandan private sector during May, with output, new orders and employment all rising over the course of the month. Key findings: Output and new orders continue to grow Extra staff hired to keep on top of workloads Input costs and output prices rise The monthly Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index […]

Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis

Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis

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