17 Oct SUCCESSFUL NORDIC-AFRICAN BUSINESS SUMMIT HOSTED IN OSLO

"On Thursday October 13, 38 speakers and around 400 African and Nordic business delegates and participants, including more than 20 ambassadors from African and Nordic countries discussed how best to invest in the rapidly growing cities in Africa. For the sixth consecutive year, The Norwegian-African...

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17 Oct Tackling the energy challenge in Africa

"Sustainable energy is a key priority for the EIB in Africa, where 57% of the population remains without access to electricity, which in turn hinders the continent’s economic development and prevents it from reaching its potential. As it is, the energy sector in Africa is...

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03 Oct Financing approved for seven new feasibility studies

"Nopef’s credit committee has approved financing totaling EUR 232,000 for seven new projects. If long-term operations are set-up in the project countries, total investments will exceed EUR 4.1 million. The feasibility studies concern investments in projects to be carried out in China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ukraine...

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03 Oct European Investment Bank: time to open up

"The silent giant of the EU’s economy, the European Investment Bank, needs to be less secretive, more accountable and firmer about corruption. If trust in a common European future is to be rebuilt, the perceived democratic gap between citizens and institutions has to be tackled. Yet...

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26 Sep Afreximbank closes $300 million China Exim-backed loan

"Cairo, 16 September 2016: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has closed its first-ever China/Taiwan specific syndicated loan with a $300-million facility guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank). The five-year syndicated loan, which closed on 12 September, was only open to investors...

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