Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

For Djibouti, Infrastructure Investment Paves Way to Regional Hub

“The authorities should advance rapidly with critical reforms aimed at translating investment into strong, inclusive, and job-creating growth,” says the IMF’s mission chief for Djibouti Eric Mottu. read more

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African migrants reportedly being sold in ‘slave markets’ in Libya, UN agency warns

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is sounding the alarm today after its staff in Niger and Libya documented over the past weekend shocking testimonies of trafficking victims from several African nations, including Nigeria, Ghana and the Gambia read more

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Tigo Launches First State-of-the-Art Call Centre in Tanzania

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IMF Staff Completes Mission to Chad

  • Economic activity continues to be affected by the decline in oil prices and regional security challenges
  • IMF staff and the government agreed on the need to move away from the reliance on oil and diversify the economy
  • Non-oil output contracted significantly for a second year in a row and inflation was negative in 2016

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Said Bakhache visited N’Djamena during March 22–April 4, 2017 to assess recent economic developments in Chad and performance under the current financial and economic program supported by the IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) approved in August 2014. Discussions were also held on the government’s interest in a new program. read more

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Africa is playing infrastructure catch up

Why the cloud is not the only answer read more

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International space project puts South Africa on the satellite industry map

A satellite in the process of being deployed from the International Space Station. The 28 satellites which forms part of the European Union’s QB50 project will all be deployed in this manner over a period of 30 to 60 days while the ISS orbits Earth. Image: NASA read more

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4 reasons why people use binary options

Over the past few years binary options have become more popular across the world. It has grown so quickly that it has become a multi-billion dollar business. That said, it still has a long way to go before it becomes as popular as more conventional online trading platforms but momentum is certainly building. So just why is binary options trading so popular? read more

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