Daily Archives: April 4, 2014

India’s Molygraph to Lubricate West African Mining at WAMPEX

Indian specialist lubricants manufacturer Molygraph will début as an exhibitor at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition (WAMPEX). The company supplies greases, anti-seize, thread dopes, conveyor chain oils, forging lubes, metal-working fluids and other products used in mining and the oil & gas industry. Molygraph aims to partner with distributors in several West African countries to tap that lucrative market. WAMPEX 2014 takes place from 28 to 30 May at Accra Convention Centre in Accra, Ghana. read more

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa of Tunisia

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement in Washington DC today:
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IMF Mission and the Central African Republic Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance Under The Rapid Credit Facility

BANGUI, Central African Republic, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, headed by Mr. Ekué Kpodar, visited Douala, Cameroon, from March 24 to April 2, 2014 to finalize discussions with the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) authorities on an emergency program that could be supported by the IMF’s Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The mission held discussions with the C.A.R. Minister of Finance and Budget, Mr. Rémi Yakoro, his delegation, and with representatives of development partners (World Bank, African Development Bank, European Union, and France).
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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi

LILONGWE, Malawi, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe and Blantyre from March 18 to April 3, 2014 to conduct discussions for the fifth review under Malawi’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.1 The mission held discussions with Finance Minister Maxwell Mkwezalamba, Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) Governor Charles Chuka, Deputy Finance Minister Cornelius Mwalwanda, Secretary to the Treasury Newby Kumwembe, Attorney General Anthony Kamanga, other senior government and RBM officials, a broad range of national stakeholders outside government, as well as representatives of Malawi’s development partners. The mission expresses its gratitude for the constructive spirit in which all its discussions were held.
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Executive Order — Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ EXECUTIVE ORDER – BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS WITH RESPECT TO SOUTH SUDAN
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