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InterCEL + and Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) build breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea

The project is set to provide a significant boost to local economies across Guinea, offering businesses affordable access to fibre-like broadband speeds that enable a wealth of advanced communications

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UK Trade Mission visit in Guinea

A UK trade delegation visited Guinea from October 31 to November 3, 2016 to meet with local mining companies. The objective of this mission was to meet with mining stakeholders in Guinea to find business and partnerships opportunities. The delegation included representatives of some companies such as Concrete Canvas, PW Mining International Limited, SRK Consulting, Joy Global, MonuRent and the UK International Trade Department.

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Commodities, Rainfall, Instability Biggest Challenges —African Ministers

  • Rising inflation, drops in currency due to political instability
  • Low commodity prices adding to fiscal pressures
  • Help from international community “paramount”

Low commodity prices, climate change, and insecurity are forcing many countries to make significant fiscal adjustments, African finance ministers said during the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

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The Diamond Industry and African Socio-Economy

Neoliberal reforms in Africa, increasing global commodity prices and rising global resource demands have led to significant economic turnovers within the recent past decade for some African nations – Libya, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Egypt, among the rest .  In accordance, there has been a substantive growth in the extractive industry investment, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. A surge of investment within extractive industry has brought about a diverse number of feedback in mineral-rich countries. In Ghana, there has been a boom investment towards artisanal mining while violating national mining principles and regulations and also neglecting Cooperate Social Responsibility (CSR), main focus is trade! The situation is similar in most mineral-rich countries— varied concerns from society including rejection of the extractive industry or acceptance with high expectation of increased economic status of the society arising from gainful employment, and protest over labour conditions.

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)

Revitalisation of the Inter- African Coffee Organisation (IACO): Preparation of the 2017-2022 and Strategy and Institutional Review.

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Les biotechnologies agricoles au service des petits exploitants

Colloque international à la FAO du 15 au 17 février 2016

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L’approche écosystémique de l’agriculture fait son chemin

Un nouvel ouvrage de la FAO paru aujourd’hui se penche sur la manière dont les principales céréales de la planète – maïs, riz et blé – qui assurent ensemble quelque 42,5 pour cent des apports caloriques de l’homme et 37 pour cent de ses protéines – peuvent être cultivées en respectant, voire en tirant parti des écosystèmes naturels.

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IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Guinea

An IMF mission led by Abdoul Aziz Wane visited Conakry during December 2-15, 2015, to conduct discussions on the sixth and seventh reviews of the authorities program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).[1]The IMF Executive Board approved the arrangement for Guinea on February 24, 2012 for SDR 128.52 million, about US$ 200 million (see Press Release No. 12/57).

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Les services du FMI concluent une mission de revue en Guinée

Une mission du FMI conduite par M. Abdoul Aziz Wane a visité Conakry du 2 au 15 décembre 2015 afin de mener les discussions sur la sixième et septième revues du programme appuyé par un accord dans le cadre de la Facilité Élargie de Crédit (FEC)1. Le Conseil d’administration du FMI a approuvé cet accord pour la Guinée le 24 février 2012 pour un montant de 128,52 millions de DTS, soit environ 200 millions de dollars EU (voir Communiqué de presse No. 12/57).

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RiskMap 2016 : Les pays d’Afrique occidentale se battent pour échapper à la crise relative aux produits de base dans une période de menaces et de problèmes sécuritaires transnationaux croissants

En 2016, les gouvernements africains devront faire preuve de persévérance pour supporter les pressions électorales, constitutionnelles et financières auxquelles ils seront soumis dans toute la région. Il s’agit d’un des messages clés de RiskMap 2016, publiés aujourd’hui par le cabinet de gestion des risques mondiaux, Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com). RiskMap souligne les tendances sous-jacentes les plus importantes au niveau des risques mondiaux et de la sécurité internationale, et fournit une vue détaillée des marchés essentiels en 2016.

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Chute des prix alimentaires en novembre dans un contexte de stocks abondants

La sécurité alimentaire s’aggrave dans les zones victimes de troubles civils et de conditions météorologiques défavorables

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La corruption gagne du terrain et les gouvernements sont impuissants à enrayer le phénomène, d’après le sondage d’opinion mené en Afrique

Transparency International estime que 75 millions d’Africains ont versé un pot-de-vin au cours de l’année dernière

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Dangote Group’s Joseph Makoju, Akon Lighting Africa and the AfDB big winners at West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos

200 top power professionals gathered for 2nd edition of coveted awards

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African policy-makers take stock at inaugural infrastructure meeting in Abidjan

At the close of a week-long meeting in Abidjan,  Ivory Coast, African policy- makers   re-committed   themselves   to  accelerating   infrastructure  development   across  the continent to further strengthen regional integration and boost economic growth. More than 150 participants including senior government officials, representatives  from continental organizations  and the private  sector  gathered  in the Ivorian capital for the inaugural PIDA Week (Programme for Infrastructure Development  in Africa) organized by the African Union, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the African Development Bank. The aim of the high- level  meeting  was  to  evaluate  the  progress  made  toward  the  implementation   of  the  16 priority infrastructure projects identified under the PIDA initiative. These projects were selected and announced at the Dakar Financing Summit  in June 2014 and are of particular strategic,  political and economic importance, most notably because of their transformative power in regional development.

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La Chambre de Commerce de Dubai présente un rapport sur les secteurs autres que ceux des matières premières lors de l’Africa Global Business Forum

Le co-investissement avec des fonds de capital-investissement, l’achat de sociétés de capital-investissement et les rachats directs constituent les principaux modes d’entrée des IDE pour les investisseurs du Golfe intéressés par l’Afrique subsaharienne

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La société civile boycotte le Système de certification des diamants de conflit

Les organisations de la société civile qui siègent à titre de membres d’un mécanisme de certification des diamants de conflit ont annoncé aujourd’hui leur intention de boycotter le processus de Kimberley en 2016, en réaction à la présidence annoncée des Émirats arabes unis.

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Enquête YPO: Chute de la Confiance des Entreprises Africaines à son plus bas niveau historique

La croissance lente constante, le taux élevé du chômage et la baisse en exportations conduisent à une baisse marquée de la confiance

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