Monthly Archives: March 2012

Les Assemblées annuelles 2012 de la BAD mettront l’accent sur l’Afrique et le nouveau paysage mondial

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AfDB’s 2012 Annual Meetings takes theme of Africa’s role in emerging global landscape

TUNIS, Tunisia, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) will hold its Annual Meetings this year in Arusha, Tanzania, from 28 May to 1 June. read more

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South Africa leads the way in mobile health services which will change healthcare Mobile Health Africa launched in Johannesburg in May

South Africa is leading the way in launching mobile health (mHealth) services with some of the most successful and best known mHealth initiatives having been developed in this country. This is according to Andrea Monteiro, director of Mobile Health Africa, which will gather the leading minds in the industry in Johannesburg in May. read more

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Togo /vers l’élaboration du DSRP 2 : le comité sectoriel ‘’agriculture et sécurité alimentaire’’ apporte sa contribution

Dans le cadre du processus d’élaboration de la deuxième version du Document Stratégique de Réduction de la Pauvreté (DSRP-2), chaque secteur devra apporter sa contribution. read more

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*Togo / to the PRSP 2: Sectoral Committee ””agriculture and food security contributes*

In the process of developing the second version of Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP-2), each sector must contribute. read more

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Les Assemblées annuelles 2012 de la BAD mettront l’accent sur l’Afrique et le nouveau paysage mondial

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AfDB’s 2012 Annual Meetings takes theme of Africa’s role in emerging global landscape

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Standard Bank Group delivers strong set of 2011 results

Standard Bank Group remains the largest bank in Africa by profits and assets, with a strong balance sheet and a recognised and trusted brand. read more

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GAMBIA DECLARES 2011-2012 FARMING SEASON A FAILURE

After a poor harvest characterised by erratic rainfall gripped Sub-Saharan Africa, the government of The Gambia through the minister of Agriculture has declared 2011-2012 farming season a failure resulting from severe crop failures and a corresponding soaring of food prices. read more

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Le président de la Commission de l’UA rencontre à Tripoli le président du Conseil national transitoire libyen

TRIPOLI, Libye, 13 mars 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA), Dr. Jean Ping, a rencontré, lundi à Tripoli, le Président du Conseil national transitoire libyen (CNT), M. Moustapha Abdel Jalil. read more

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Union africaine / Allocution du président de la Commission à la conférence ministérielle régionale sur la sécurité des frontières

ADDIS ABEBA, Ethiopie, 13 mars 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Allocution du président de la Commission à la conférence ministérielle régionale sur la sécurité des frontières read more

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On February 24, 2012, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2011 Article IV consultation with Guinea.1 read more

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IMF Concludes Fourth ECF Review Mission to Guinea-Bissau

BISSAU, Guinea Bissau, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Paulo Drummond visited Guinea-Bissau during March 1–14, 2012. The mission assessed performance for the fourth review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) approved in May 2010 (see Press Release No. 10/185)1, agreed with the authorities on economic policies for the remainder of 2012. The mission met with interim President Raimundo Pereira, Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr., Minister of Presidency of the Council of Ministers and in-office Prime Minister Adiato Djaló Nandigna, Minister of Finance José Mario Vaz, Minister of Economy Helena Embaló, National Director of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO) João Fadía, and other government officials. The mission also held discussions with representatives of the private sector, civil society, the donor community, and other development partners. read more

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Kenya: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Domenico Fanizza, visited Nairobi from February 29 to March 12, 2012 to carry out the third review under the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved in January 2011. The members of the mission met with Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Acting Minister for Finance Hon. Robinson N. Githae, Professor Njuguna Ndung’u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), other senior government officials, Members of Parliament, and representatives of the private sector, civil society and development partners. The team wishes to thank the authorities for their warm hospitality and the frank and constructive discussions. read more

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