Monday, September 24, 2018
Global trade is unravelling. Most recently, the World Trade Organisation biennial trade talks ended with no new agreements, with the WTO calling on members to do some “soul searching”. But amid the doom and gloom, Africa is proving to...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi begins his multi-nation trip to Africa with a stop in Rwanda. He told President Paul Kagame China stands ready to help the country in its development agenda. The two countries also agreed to increase political...
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has signed a US$200mn three-year term loan facility, to be used for general corporate purposes, including facilitating trade. Mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners on the facility were First Abu Dhabi Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will disburse €66 million (more than $77 million) for the construction of a bridge linking Cameroon and Chad. This was announced by AfDB on Monday, December 11, 2017. The 620m bridge which will link Yagoua (Cameroon) and...
Over the past decade Africa has been one of the world's fastest growing economic regions. Starting from a low base, GDP across the continent expanded by 79% between 2006-17. Trade, chiefly commodity exports, powered a large share of this...
The U.K. aims to become the top foreign investor in Africa by 2022, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday as she seeks to strengthen Britain’s global economic ties to show it’s open for business after Brexit. May will...
Kenya has secured a deal to export agricultural products to Britain after it leaves the European Union. Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday on a visit to Nairobi that her government looks forward to increased trade with...

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