New Somaliland envoy to Kenya
Africa Social

New Somaliland envoy to Kenya

New Somaliland envoy to Kenya Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud ‘Barawani’ officially started his mission in Nairobi this week with a promise to build on the already strong ties existing between the two countries. Mohamoud who replaces  Ambassador Bashe Awil who quit in September to pursue other personal interests after serving for three years will be […]

Afreximbank Signs US$1.04B deal with NNPC
Africa Opportunities

Afreximbank Signs US$1.04B deal with NNPC

Durban, 17 November 2021 – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed a $US1.04 billion facility with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to finance the exploration of petroleum. The agreement was concluded yesterday in Durban during the second intra-Africa trade fair, which opened on 15 November and runs until 21 November.  The transaction comprises a Pre-Export/Shipment […]

MoTIV Wins Inaugural UNESCO Prize
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MoTIV Wins Inaugural UNESCO Prize

Kampala, Uganda: November 12, 2021: MoTIV, East Africa’s largest maker space headquartered in Kampala, Uganda has won the UNESCO–Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the creative economy. Established in March 2020 under the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works in Uganda strategy, MoTIV provides a holistic solution that fosters collaboration in an impactful and […]

Will France Derail West Africa's Common Currency?
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Will France Derail West Africa’s Common Currency?

Simplice A. Asongu, YAOUNDÉ – An unprecedented Africa-France summit took place at the beginning of October in Montpellier, France. For the first time since these summits began in 1973, no African heads of state were invited. Instead, French President Emmanuel Macron held discussions with students, entrepreneurs, artists, and athletes. The purpose of the gathering was to find ways to […]