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  • 2018 tourist arrivals in Mauritius forecast to hit 1.41 million
    29 may 2018 06:45:11
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Statistics Mauritius, a Mauritian governmental body, said on Tuesday that tourist arrivals are forecast of 1.41 million in 2018. Full text...

  • Monday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    28 may 2018 13:16:10
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • Global tea consumption, production driven by robust demand in China, India - FAO
    28 may 2018 11:15:51
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - Global tea consumption and production are projected to keep rising over the next decade, driven by robust demand in developing and emerging countries. Full text...

  • Monday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    28 may 2018 10:48:59
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Monday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Monday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    28 may 2018 10:39:04
    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
    28 may 2018 06:48:37
    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...

  • Ministerial Working Group on Single African Air Transport Market meets in Togo
    27 may 2018 06:42:41
    Lone, Togo (PANA) - The fourth meeting of the Ministerial Working Group on the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) takes place in Lome, Togo, on Monday, to harmonize Bilateral Air Service Agreements (BASAs) among members of the Single African Air Transport Market, among other objectives. Full text...

  • Rwanda ratifies AfCFTA, Protocol on Free Movement of Persons and the African Passport
    27 may 2018 06:25:58
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Rwanda on Saturday deposited its ratification instruments of the Agreement on the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons and the African Passport, with the African Union Commission (AUC). Full text...

  • Australian firm abandons bid in Tanzania over Mbengué Gold Project in Côte d’Ivoire
    26 may 2018 11:41:32
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Manas Resources Limited, an Australia Stock Exchange (ASX)-listed gold company has announced the termination of its bid to acquire Victoria gold project, in Tanzania, after a lack of progress to transfer the licence, as well as challenging conditions facing mining companies operating in the country. Full text...

  • Saturday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
    26 may 2018 08:32:29
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Saturday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • AfDB meetings end in South Korea, Equatorial Guinea to host 2019 events
    25 may 2018 19:13:31
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) were concluded on Friday in Busan, South Korea, as participants came away satisfied with the decision to increase the bank's capital, among other issues. Full text...

  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    25 may 2018 08:45:30
    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...

  • AfDB's Board of Governors reviews bank performance
    25 may 2018 04:49:53
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - Nearly 27 million Africans are expected to quickly be affected by the Enlighten Africa priority and provide energy while another 23 million could be affected by the Feed Africa initiative. Full text...

  • With strong financial profile, AfDB is spearheading Africa’s economic transformation
    25 may 2018 04:48:53
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has a very strong financial profile and remains focused in optimising and strengthening its balance sheet to more effectively accompany African countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Full text...

  • AfDB delivers strong operational results
    25 may 2018 04:29:52
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is delivering on its goals and making good progress towards achieving its development and operational targets, according to the 2018 Annual Development Effectiveness Review (ADER) which was released at the Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, South Korea. Full text...

  • ‘Gambia open for business’ – Barrow tells investors
    24 may 2018 17:40:52
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Gambian President Adama Barrow Thursday urged international investors to take advantage of the limitless business and investment opportunities in his country, announcing that “the Gambia is ready for business.” Full text...

  • Gambians react to Europe's 1.45 billion-euro pledge
    24 may 2018 15:46:27
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambians have been reacting to the 1.45 billion Euros pledge made by donor partners at a recent meeting in Brussels, Belgium, PANA reported Thursday. Full text...

  • SAMOA Pathway preparatory meeting underway in Mauritius
    24 may 2018 15:44:37
    Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Foreign Affairs Minister Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo has said that Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) should not despair but take their future in their hands, use their visions and know-how to develop themselves, depend on themselves despite their remoteness. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    24 may 2018 13:54:07
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • AfDB achieves historic disbursement of US$ 7.81 billion, exceeding 2017 target
    24 may 2018 13:16:03
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB), under the leadership of President, Akinwumi Adesina, has increased disbursements to support the structural transformation of countries in Africa, according to its Annual Report, released during the Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea. Full text...

  • Thursday's exchange rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    24 may 2018 13:09:38
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s exchnage rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for Mauritian Rupee
    24 may 2018 13:07:01
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s exchange rates for the Rupee, as issued by the commercial bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Thursday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    24 may 2018 10:41:32
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Thursday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    24 may 2018 08:31:42
    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...

  • South Korea announces US$5-billion financial package for Africa
    24 may 2018 05:41:39
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The South Korean Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have issued a Joint declaration following the conclusion of the Ministerial Roundtable of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Conference taking place on the sidelines of the ongoing AfDB's 53rd Annual Meetings in which Seoul announced a US$5-billion bilateral financial assistance package for Africa. Full text...

  • Tackling corruption ‘from the top down’ essential, declares UN chief
    23 may 2018 22:36:49
    New York, US (PANA) - Corruption and complicity know no geographical boundaries, and it is society’s most vulnerable who get hurt the most, senior United Nations officials said on Wednesday, calling on Government leaders to fight the scourge, “from the top down”. Full text...

  • First African Observatory to tackle the continent’s road safety crisis
    23 may 2018 18:39:42
    Leipzig, Germany (PANA) - The World Bank, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), and the International Transport Forum (ITF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to establish the first regional Road Safety Observatory in Africa. Full text...

  • Rwanda signs air transport deals with Angola, Togo
    23 may 2018 17:25:52
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda and Angola on Wednesday signed an agreement allowing RwandAir Express to use the latter's all international airports while Angolan airline TAAG will use Kigali International Airport after a feasibility study is carried out next month. Full text...

  • "Sustainability, digitalization are key elements for a green tourism industry"
    23 may 2018 14:49:29
    Pointe-aux-Piments, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, on Wednesday said that with the growing uncertainties prevailing on the global tourism market, it is imperative to develop effective strategies to address factors negatively impacting on the sustainable growth of the industry. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    23 may 2018 13:58:35
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • Donors pledge €1.45 billion for Gambia’s development
    23 may 2018 10:56:28
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Donors meeting in Brussels have pledged 1.45 billion Euros towards financing Gambia’s three-year-development plan. Full text...

  • Exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    23 may 2018 10:13:05
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Qatar to build new port on Sudan’s Red Sea region
    23 may 2018 10:01:17
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Qatar is to build a port in Sudan on the Red Sea at the cost of US$4 billion, a Khartoum-based independent newspaper Aljareedah reported on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    23 may 2018 09:10:16
    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...

  • WB President warns against obsolete technology investments in Africa
    23 may 2018 08:46:23
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) – The President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim has warned African countries against investing in obsolete technology and in industries which were likely to be wiped out by technology and innovation and pay attention to longer-term investments in a digital economy. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    23 may 2018 08:32:12
    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...

  • Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to economic transformation - Emir Sanusi II
    23 may 2018 06:11:30
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and commercial interests of Africans and the upliftment of Africa’s trade and economic ecosystem, according to Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank. Full text...

  • Accelerating Africa’s industrialization, drawing on the example of South Korea’s economic transformation (An AfDB feature)
    23 may 2018 06:00:52
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - Every year since 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group brings together development experts and Africa’s Central Bank Governors, Finance and Economic Planning Ministers to discuss the continent’s economic fortunes. Full text...

  • AfDB, South Korea launch Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility
    23 may 2018 05:42:16
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The Government of South Korea and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    22 may 2018 16:09:12
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • ALSF co-organizes regional workshop on Negotiating Fishing Agreements, Concession
    22 may 2018 12:59:23
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Illegal, Unregulated, and Unreported (IUU) fishing represents US$ 1.2 billion loss in revenue for West African countries alone, some due to inadequate governance in the sector. Full text...

  • AfDB President screams "Africa must no longer be a museum of poverty”
    22 may 2018 12:58:22
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - By 2050 about 580 million young Africans will enter the labour market, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), observed on Monday, noting that African people are tired of poverty. Full text...

  • South Korea’s rapid development is an inspiration to Africa, says AfDB President
    22 may 2018 12:55:09
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - The rapid economic development in Korea is an inspiration and a model to African economies, said the African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina. Full text...

  • High-level panel to highlight importance of disaster risk financing in building resilience
    22 may 2018 12:51:26
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - A high-level panel session on the importance of disaster risk financing solutions in building resilience and protecting development gains will be held at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank taking place in Busan, South Korea. Full text...

  • AfDB Chief labels African Universities factories chunning out unemployed people
    22 may 2018 12:50:20
    Busan, South Korea (PANA) - "In its current form, the African university is a factory which manufactures unemployed people", regrets the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina. Full text...

  • Kenya's private sector proposes setting up of SME-friendly bank
    22 may 2018 12:47:34
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenyan Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has proposed the immediate establishment of Biashara Bank which will benefit SMEs by increasing access to affordable credit and capacity building. Full text...

  • IMF underscores macroeconomic stabilization, inclusive growth in Angola
    22 may 2018 09:46:26
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) – As Angola’s government under President João Lourenço focuses attention on improving governance and restoring macroeconomic stability, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has underscored the need for additional but gradual fiscal consolidation to put public debt on a clear downward path. Full text...

  • AfDB, UNIDO sign MOU to accelerate Africa’s industrialisation
    22 may 2018 09:00:00
    Busan, Korea (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, to step up collaboration to boost Africa’s industrialisation. Full text...

  • Small Islands Developing States discuss sustainable tourism
    22 may 2018 08:41:08
    Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping Premdut Koonjoo has said that tourism has become a vibrant industry and is the first pillar of the economy in Mauritius, contributing around 10% to GDP and sustaining more than 100,000 jobs. Full text...

  • Tuesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    22 may 2018 08:31:25
    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...

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