African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina and 10 African Heads of State and Government were on Friday honoured  for their leadership in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) process. The AfCFTA, the largest free trade area in the world, began trading on 1 January 2021 and is expected toRead More →

Minister of Planning and Economic Development: The total financing of ITFC reached US$ 11.2 billion, in favor of Egypt until 2020; Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources: We appreciate ITFC’s keenness and continuous support to contribute to the vital role of the petroleum sector; Minister of Supply and Internal Trade:Read More →

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba), part of Hyve Group Plc is honoured to announce that His Excellency, Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana has confirmed to deliver his presidential keynote address at the upcoming Mining Indaba Virtual. The organisers are delighted to confirm that H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President ofRead More →

The COVID-19 pandemic, emerging digital threats, climate change and the US China relationship are among the Top 5 Risks for business in 2021, published today by Control Risks (, the specialist global risk consultancy. The RiskMap 2021 website: Underpinning these risks, the danger of missing the rebound in a yearRead More →

Al-Sumait Prize (, Health category, is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering and high-impact contributions to solving health challenges in Africa, with a special focus in the 2021 cycle on the utilization of effective frameworks and programs to resolve and manage health crises such as SARS, COVID-19, and infectiousRead More →

Twitter joined Facebook on Friday to permanently suspend outgoing US President Donald Trump’s account. Sharing via their blog, Twitter said it was  permanently suspending the President’s personal account @realdonaldtrump on Friday, due to “the risk of further incitement of violence”.   Other social media sites such as TikTok, Snapchat, Google,Read More →

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a grant of $11.26 million to the Government of Chad to finance the Girls’ Education and Women’s Literacy Project– the first Bank grant exclusively targeting women and girls. The project will be financed from the Bank’s Transition Support FacilityRead More →

The African Development Bank Group ( is pleased to announce the appointment of Directors General for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and Deputy Directors General for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and West Africa regions. Serge N’Guessan, Director General, Central Africa Region As Director General, Central Africa, SergeRead More →

Africa Oil & Power ( will host Francophone African government delegations and European financiers at the first AOP Investor Forum to be held in Paris; the event is entirely dedicated to getting major commitments committed and signed between European investors and African companies and governments; the event will promote continued synergyRead More →