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Cost competitiveness vital to expand in developing markets
TUNIS, Tunisia, May 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
World Bank Unveils New Country Assistance Strategy to Support Malawi’s Economic Growth and Transformation
The World Bank Group has released its new Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) to support Malawi’s effort to diversify the economy and make it more competitive and resilient to shocks. The four-year CAS, which was discussed by the Bank Board of Executive Directors today, will cover the 2013 to 2017 financial years, and proposes an indicative envelop of US$ 695 million.
by Wallace Mawire
The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has launched the Zimbabwe Country Capacity Building Programme whose purpose is to strengthen the economic management capabilities of the government of Zimbabwe to successfully implement its Medium Term Plan (MTP).
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project.
Malawi Economic Conference Affirms Recent Policy Reforms and Calls for Additional Measures to Achieve More Inclusive Growth
LILONGWE, Malawi, November 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Malawi Ministry of Finance, the Reserve Bank of Malawi and the International Monetary Fund jointly organized a conference in Lilongwe during November 2-3, 2012 aimed at discussing strategies for enhancing the implementation of Malawi’s Economic Recovery Plan (ERP). The high level conference was held under the theme “Toward More Inclusive Growth.”
Recovery in the hospitality sector gathered speed with a 4% increase in the first half of 2012 but average prices remain at 2005 level, says new Hotels.com Hotel Price Index
Commercial Real Estate Outlook Dims Amid Persistent Economic, Political Concerns, Roundtable Survey Shows
Outside Core Markets and Multifamily, Pricing and Capital Access Remain Flat
Johannesburg, South Africa: July 26, 2012 -The New partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency will host the “Bioenergy Investment Symposium for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region” in, Sandton, Johannesburg on July 30 and 31, 2012.
Markets get set for another period of anemic growth
Frost & Sullivan: Chinese Marine Generator Sets to Lead in Production Capacity by 2020 in the Asia Pacific Market
Local Presence Crucial to Stay Afloat in an Increasingly Price-sensitive Market
Lantis Laser’s Operating Affiliate TAG Minerals Zimbabwe (Private) Limited Diversifies into Barite, Limestone, Talc and Other Soon to Be Announced Mineral/Metals Acquiring 100% of World Class Dodge Mine Blocks 1-6
FREEHOLD, N.J., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Lantis Laser Inc. (OTCQB symbol: LLSR), is pleased to announce today that its operating affiliate TAG Minerals Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (TAG-Z) has acquired 100% of World Class Dodge Mine Blocks 1-6 in exchange for $433,000 cash. The property consists of three hydrothermal mountains representing 123 hectares containing multiple deposits of superior grade barite, limestone and talc. The smallest mountain was partially drilled in 1966, consisting of only 5 drilling holes with related ADIT portals. The results of the drilling program indicated that there were proven reserves of 359,000 tons of barite, 1,000,000 tons of limestone and 150,000 tons of talc and inferred reserves of 600,000 tons of barite and 5,000,000 tons of limestone.
Zimbabwe administration has hiked mining fees by between 500 and 5000 percent a move criticized by small –scale miners saying the move could drive many out of business and hinder much-needed new investment.