Daily Archives: June 13, 2014
iPAD DRC Oil & Gas Forum returns to Kinshasa as the world takes note of country’s untapped oil potential
“DRC regarded as the next oil and gas hot spot”
Since its inception on 2001, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), has strengthened USA – Africa trade relations and increased exports from the continent to this major market. AGOA offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets. It has become increasingly important for Southern Africa, and AGOA continues to be the centerpiece of the US – Africa commercial relationship.
Canada supports projects by Développement international Desjardins to promote entrepreneurship in Africa and Latin America.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Some African Heads of State and Government, and high level private sector leaders are meeting in Dakar, Senegal from 14 to15 June 2014 in what has been dubbed the “Dakar Financing Summit.”The summit is aimed at accelerating the implementation of priority regional infrastructural development projects.
Statement at the Conclusion of a Mission to Burundi for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility
BUJUMBURA, Burundi, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Oral Williams, visited Bujumbura from June 2–13, 2014 for discussions under the IMF’s Article IV consultations and the fifth review of the government’s economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).