Daily Archives: November 8, 2013

AfDB President named 2013 African of the Year

FIFA completes first-ever development course in South Sudan

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MTN Uganda introduces street parking payment via Mobile Money in partnership with Multiplex

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AfDB signs two trade-related programs worth $8.5 million with COMESA

Both projects were developed by the AfDB and the three regional economic communities (RECs): EAC, COMESA and SADC.
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Tanzania’s ANSAF wins 2013 ONE Africa Award

(from left to right) ONE CEO Michael Elliott, ONE co-founder Bono, ONE Africa Director Dr. Sipho S. Moyo, ONE Board Chairman Tom Freston, and ANSAF Executive Director, Audax Rukonge read more

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Namibia

WINDHOEK, Namibia, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Windhoek during October 24-November 7 to conduct the 2013 Article IV Consultation discussions with Namibia. The mission’s work focused on reviewing recent economic developments and prospects and policies to ensure continued macroeconomic stability and growth. The mission met with Prime Minister, Honorable Hage Geingob; Minister of Finance, Honorable Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila; Minister of Trade and Industry, Honorable Calle Schlettwein; Bank of Namibia Governor, Ipumbu Shiimi; Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, Ericah Shafudah; senior government officials; development partners; and representatives from the private sector and civil society.
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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of East Africa Reinsurance Company Limited

LONDON, 8 November 2013—A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited has affirmed the financial strength rating of B (Fair) and the issuer credit rating of “bb+” of East Africa Reinsurance Company Limited (East Africa Re) (Kenya). The outlook for both ratings remains stable. read more

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