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  • Monday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    17 december 2018 09:13:31
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • AfDB Board approves Bank’s borrowing programme for 2019
    16 december 2018 09:23:23
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to the tune of US$7.24 billion to be raised from the capital markets. Full text...

  • Egypt willing to share experience with African countries in oil sector
    15 december 2018 13:35:28
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) – The Egyptian minister of Oil and Mining resources, Tarek Malaa, has aid his country is willing to share its experience in the oil sector with African countries. Full text...

  • Libya oil company chief opposes ransom payment to armed militia at al-Charara oil field
    15 december 2018 12:57:34
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC), Mustapha Sanallah, has kicked against the payment of ransom to the armed militia that has closed the al-Charara oil field saying it will be a dangerous precedent for the revival of Libyan economy. Full text...

  • Saturday's forex rates for the CFAF in Central Africa
    15 december 2018 12:12:42
    Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Following are Saturday's foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa, as issued by the Bank of Central African States. Full text...

  • Saturday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    15 december 2018 10:56:18
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Saturday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Tourist arrivals in Mauritius up by 4.6% by November this year
    15 december 2018 09:07:37
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Tourist arrivals in Mauritius from January to November increased by 4.6% from 1,241,244 to 1,186,245 for the same period in 2017. Full text...

  • Saturday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    15 december 2018 08:54:57
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Saturday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Minister explains the dearth of digital skills in Tunisia
    14 december 2018 15:13:19
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The strong demand worldwide for Tunisians with digital skills is one of the reasons the north African country lacks experts in that domain locally. Full text...

  • New Bank of Mauritania and BGFI-Bank sign partnership agreement
    14 december 2018 11:54:24
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - BGFI-Bank Europe's Managing Director, Francesco de Musson, and the CEO of the New Bank of Mauritania (NBM), Abdel Baghy Ahmed Bouha, on Thursday in Nouakchott signed a partnership agreement. Full text...

  • Friday's forex rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa
    14 december 2018 09:17:58
    Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of the Central African States. Full text...

  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    14 december 2018 07:55:10
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    14 december 2018 07:53:59
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Gambian economist criticises 2019 budgetary allocations as 'unnecessary'
    13 december 2018 17:31:17
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - A Gambian economist and former senior official in the country's finance and economic affairs ministry has criticised the government budgetary allocations for 2019 saying a lot of funds would be spent in unproductive sectors. Full text...

  • Libya's oil field at al-Charara closed for third day running, losing US$32.5m daily
    13 december 2018 14:12:54
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The oil field in al-Charara, one of the largest oil fields in Libya, with a production capacity of 310,000 barrels per day (b/d), remains closed for the third day in a row, following a protest from residents of the area, causing an estimated daily loss of US$ 32.5 million. Full text...

  • Tunisia's Air Traffic Controllers postpone warning strike to 22 December
    13 december 2018 13:09:52
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia's Air Traffic Controllers, originally scheduled to begin a two-day warning strike on Thursday, say they will now embark on the action on 22 December. Full text...

  • AU emphasises electronic commerce to boost regional trade in Africa
    13 december 2018 12:01:53
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The African Union Commission has appealed to member states to consider including electronic commerce into the broader trade framework under the continental free trade area, which is being prepared for launch early next year. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire adopts new national strategy on statistics development
    13 december 2018 11:55:04
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Ivorian government on Wednesday adopted at the weekly council of ministers meeting a new national strategy on statistic development (SNDS) 2017-2021, whose objective is to build a strong and stable national statistics system (SSN), official sources told PANA on Thursday. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    13 december 2018 11:34:40
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • AU creates fund to cushion foreign investors from infrastructure project risks
    13 december 2018 08:57:59
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The African Union has created an infrastructure project preparation facility to assist countries prepare mega-infrastructure projects and to cushion foreign investors from risks associated with costly projects, a senior AU official said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    13 december 2018 07:45:19
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    13 december 2018 07:43:18
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Ecobank signs partnership deal with MFS Africa for mobile payment services
    12 december 2018 18:32:14
    Abidjan, Côte d 'Ivoire (PANA) - Pan-African banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), announced on Wednesday it has signed a partnership agreement with pan-African Fintech, MFS Africa, to provide its clients with multi-platform mobile payment services. Full text...

  • Afrexim Bank commits US$25 billion to support continental free trade zone in Africa
    12 december 2018 16:30:53
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Cairo-based African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) has pledged a US$25 billion support to intra-African trade through trade finance and a local currency payment platform to reduce currency losses, the Bank's chief said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • AU calls for freeze on bilateral free trade agreements ahead of mega free trade zone
    12 december 2018 15:47:36
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The African Union Commissioner for Trade, Albert Muchanga, has cautioned countries currently involved in bilateral negotiations with foreign governments on the signing of free trade agreements ahead of the launch of the African Free Trade Area next year. Full text...

  • African ministers meet to discuss free trade guarantee fund
    12 december 2018 14:04:19
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - African Ministers of trade kicked off a meeting in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, Wednesday, to look into ways of compensating countries likely to suffer national revenue losses as a result of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    12 december 2018 11:30:03
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    12 december 2018 08:25:41
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    12 december 2018 07:54:31
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • International fair of extractive industries opens in Nouakchott
    11 december 2018 18:43:24
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The 5th edition of the international fair on mining and oil exploitation ’Mauritanides' opened on Tuesday at the International Conference Center of Nouakchott in the presence of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and several government members. Full text...

  • Egypt shifting public funds from infrastructure to invest in people
    11 december 2018 16:48:45
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt has an opportunity to capitalize on current reforms by enabling more private investment in infrastructure and freeing up public funds for investments in people’s education, health and social protection, according to a new World Bank report launched on Tuesday in Cairo. Full text...

  • Africa's biggest trade exhibition event in Cairo aims to excite private mergers, acquisitions
    11 december 2018 15:06:34
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Trade exhibitors from around Africa and the world convened in Cairo on Tuesday, for the launch of one of the African continent's biggest ever trade and economic exhibition, jointly organised by the African Union. Full text...

  • Tesla eyes first African operation
    11 december 2018 11:45:59
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African-born billionaire Elon Musk has revealed that his electric car company could open its first store in Africa by the end of 2019. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    11 december 2018 11:20:31
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Tuesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    11 december 2018 11:05:48
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Tuesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Mali subdues inflation but fails to bring down poverty
    11 december 2018 09:48:01
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Mali will benefit from an immediate disbursement of US$43.85 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) which, over the last five years, helped Malian authorities create the foundations for solid growth and subdued inflation. Full text...

  • IMF Board approves US$34.9m support for Togo
    11 december 2018 09:45:14
    Lome, Togo (PANA) – Togo’s economic performance under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)-supported programme of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been satisfactory despite a challenging environment, the Fund’s Executive Board has said. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    11 december 2018 08:18:55
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • IMF Board nods approval to Niger's economic performance
    11 december 2018 07:57:48
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) – Niger’s satisfactory economic performance in the first half of 2018 under the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF)-supported programme has qualified the country for increased access to IMF resources from 75 percent to 90 percent of quota. Full text...

  • IMF Chief hails CEMAC leaders’ commitment to reforms
    11 december 2018 07:25:05
    Washington, US (PANA) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has welcomed the commitment of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) authorities to strong policies and far-reaching reforms, critical to ensure success of programmes supported by the Fund in the short and medium terms. Full text...

  • Good rains support Somalia’s economic activity
    10 december 2018 19:39:13
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Thanks to a favourable rainy season that is supporting Somalia’s economic activity in 2018 is recovering from the 2016–17 drought, particularly in the agricultural and livestock sectors, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team that has completed the first review of the country’s recovery programme. Full text...

  • French aid agency sets US$ 5.8m aside to support start-ups in North Africa
    10 december 2018 18:39:09
    Paris, France (PANA) - Proparco, a subsidiary of the French Development Agency (AFD) dedicated to the private sector, signed on Sunday in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, a $ 5.8 million investment fund in the first closing of the Sawari Ventures North Africa Fund I to invest in 25 growing start-ups in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia. Full text...

  • Nigeria's GDP grows by 0.64 per cent, to 1.81 per cent
    10 december 2018 15:55:14
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday released the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report for the third quarter of the year 2018 (Q3, 2018), saying that the Nigerian economy recorded a growth rate rise of 0.64 percentage points to 1.81 per cent. Full text...

  • EU gives Mali 32.5 billion CFAF for structural reforms
    10 december 2018 14:06:16
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The European Union (EU) has granted Mali 50 million Euros (about 32.5 billion CFAF), to enable the African county implement its structural reforms on security, governance and basic social services, the Malian ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation told PANA on Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian-Moroccan forum on energy opens in Nouakchott
    10 december 2018 11:11:17
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – A Mauritanian-Moroccan business forum on energy opened on Monday in Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Monday's forex rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa
    10 december 2018 09:04:57
    Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of the Central African States. Full text...

  • Monday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    10 december 2018 09:03:18
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Monday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    10 december 2018 09:01:29
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Malagasy president points to Africa's untapped opportunities
    09 december 2018 16:25:34
    Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt (PANA) - Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina said here on Sunday that Africa has important opportunities that should be exploited for the continent's development. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone president urges removal of barriers to investment in Africa
    09 december 2018 15:24:17
    Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt (PANA) - Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio has called for the removal of all barriers to investment in order to lead Africa's economies to a "future we aspire." Full text...

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