Daily Archives: February 5, 2013
The Economic Community of West African States’s Business Directory Regional Information System on Business Opportunities (ECOBIZ) was launched yesterday, Monday, 4th February 2013, at the Independence Stadium, by officials of The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), as part of activities of the ongoing sixth Trade Fair.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) has stated that the banking industry in small West African country remains fundamentally sound, revealing that the industry’s capital and reserves increased to D3.06 billion in December 2012 compared to its D2.63 billion in 2011, mainly on account of capital injection amounting to D392.4 million.
The IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review Under Precautionary and Liquidity Line Arrangement for Morocco
RABAT, Morocco, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on February 1, 2013 completed the first review of Morocco’s performance under an economic program supported by a two-year Precautionary Liquidity Line (PLL) arrangement and reaffirmed Morocco’s continued qualification to access PLL resources.
TUNIS, Tunisia, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – In response to a request from the Tunisian authorities, an IMF mission headed by Mr. Amine Mati visited Tunis from January 15 to February 1, 2013, to hold discussions for a Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement to support the country’s reform program. At the end of the visit, Mr. Mati issued the following statement:
SEFA octroie une subvention d’un million de dollars EU à Madagascar pour offrir une énergie plus fiable à 50 000 personnes
IOM Aids Internally Displaced in Sudan’s Darfur Jebel Amir Gold Mining Area and Returning Chadian Migrant Workers
GENEVA, Switzerland, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IOM is currently transporting over 125 metric tonnes of emergency assistance including plastic sheeting, sleeping mats, beds, mattresses and mosquito nets to an estimated 100,000 people displaced by fighting in north Darfur’s Jebel Amir district.