Thursday, January 18, 2018

African Development Bank launches the 2018 Edition of the African Economic...

The African Development Bank is launching the 2018 edition of its yearly flagship report, the African Economic Outlook (AEO), on Wednesday, January 17, 2018...

Ethiopia Achieves its first Organic Cotton certification

 The first ever organic cotton certificates in Ethiopia have been achieved by 200 of the country's cotton farmers in three districts where yield rates...

Ethiopia to Build Railway Academy

The Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) said the construction of a new railway academy will start next September, reports FBC. The academy will be built in...

Rwanda, Tanzania agree on joint construction of Standard Gauge Railway

Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed on joint construction of a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali, a move which will...

Nigeria is AfDB’s largest shareholder with $6bn

Nigeria is African Development Bank's (AfDB) largest shareholder with a portfolio of approximately $6 billion and country operations accounting for 13 per cent of...

High hopes for African Union self-financing mechanism

The feeling of expectation and desire for a new funding plan for the African Union to be realised is very high, according to Claver...

Nigeria: Firm launches platform for graduates’ skills devt

A Nigerian start-up, The Perfect PA, has launched a platform to recruit and train a pool of graduates on employability skills and link them...

Kenya Holds Talks with South Africa To Boost Trade, Security And...

Kenya is looking to deepen its bilateral ties with South Africa. The East African country’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta is on a three-day visit that...