Monthly Archives: December 2014

ICS Financial Systems Extends Leading Presence in Africa

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The Fabricated Narrative of African Economic Growth

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Nigerians and Poles the Most Generous at Christmas

Research from Azimo, the social online money transfer service, has revealed that Poland and Nigeria top the list of the most generous countries at Christmas, while African countries fill three of the top five places. read more

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IMF – Niger

On December 17, 2014 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund completed the fourth and the fifth reviews of Niger’s economic performance under a program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement. The decision enables the disbursement of SDR 11.28 million (about US$16.52 million, 17 percent of quota), bringing total disbursements under the ECF arrangement to SDR 56.40 million (about US$82.62 million, 86 percent of quota) read more

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IMF-Malawi

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Oral Williams, visited Lilongwe December 10–17, 2014 to finalize discussions for the fifth and sixth reviews under Malawi’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.1 read more

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IMF – Zambia

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Tsidi Tsikata visited Zambia during December 4-18 to hold discussions for the 2014 Article IV consultation. read more

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IMF – Burundi

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Jaroslaw Wieczorek, visited Bujumbura from during December 4–17, 2014 to conduct discussions for the sixth review of the government’s economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).1 read more

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Africa’s E-commerce Map: Top 7 Countries with Booming Internet Business

Lagos, Nigeria, 17th December, E-commerce is at the epicenter of Africa’s thriving economy. With internet penetration rapidly spreading across the region, this represents huge potential which has hitherto been untapped. Africa Internet Group, one of the continent’s leading e-businesses, ranks Africa’s top seven e-commerce friendly countries. read more

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Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa

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South Africa: Western Cape’s oldest farm gets greener with solar

The combination of innovative thinking, cost saving and quality focus at one of the Western Cape’s oldest farms is setting it apart in South Africa today as one of the country’s first green – powered fruit farms. read more

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New Study: Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion Drained a Record US$991.2bn in Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Economies in 2012

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IMF Executive Board Completes Eight PSI Review for Senegal and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the eighth review of Senegal’s economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and also concluded the 2014 Article IV consultation1. read more

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Une étude révèle une hausse des échanges du CCG avec l’Afrique

Selon un rapport publié par l’Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) en collaboration avec Falcon and Associates (http://www.falconandassociates.ae), les pays du Conseil de coopération du Golfe (CCG) portent davantage leur attention sur de nouveaux marchés en Afrique de l’Est, de l’Ouest et du Sud alors que leurs flux commerciaux avec ce continent sont en plein essor. read more

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Research reveals GCC trade with Africa on the rise

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