Ireland moved a step closer to becoming a member of the African Development Bank Group after a government delegation on Monday deposited ratification instruments during an official visit to the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters.
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Ireland gets closer to becoming AFDB member

Ireland moved a step closer to becoming a member of the African Development Bank Group after a government delegation on Monday deposited ratification instruments during an official visit to the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters. The delegation, led by  Paul Ryan, Director, International Finance Division of Ireland’s Department of Finance, included Patrick Mulhall and Renee Martin of […]

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) hosted a roundtable discussion with Kenyan and U.S. business leaders and government officials to explore how the private sector can support this bilateral effort and take full advantage of investment and trade opportunities that will arise from a Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
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Kenya and the U.S. workout a Free Trade Agreement

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) hosted a roundtable discussion with Kenyan and U.S. business leaders and government officials to explore how the private sector can support this bilateral effort and take full advantage of investment and trade opportunities that will arise from a Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. […]

Uganda’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development together with IGN FI, and supported by the World Bank, have organized a two-day international conference on ‘Implementation of the National Land Information System: Sharing Experiences, Innovations and Good Practices.’
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IGN FI completes Uganda’s Land Information System

Uganda’s Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development together with IGN FI, and supported by the World Bank, have organized a two-day international conference on ‘Implementation of the National Land Information System: Sharing Experiences, Innovations and Good Practices.’ According to Uganda’s Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Betty Olive Namisango Kamya, this is the […]

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
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Tanzania Gauge Railway project kicks off with StanChart’s $1.46b financing

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Running approximately 550 kilometres long, the SGR project is one of the country’s […]

Three days after the meeting between the Presidents of Somalia and Somaliland in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Somalia leader Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has officially apologized for the atrocities against the people in Somaliland during the war in 1991.
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Somalia apologizes to Somalilanders over civil war atrocities

Three days after the meeting between the Presidents of Somalia and Somaliland in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Somalia leader Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has officially apologized for the atrocities against the people in Somaliland during the war in 1991. Speaking during the conclusion of the annual judiciary conference in Mogadishu, President Farmajo apologized for the atrocities against […]