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  • 'Public and private funding can end poverty and hunger'
    24 october 2018 08:57:23
    Marrakesh, Morocco (PANA) - Public funding alone is not enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and development and international financing institutions must collaborate more strategically to leverage private investments. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    24 october 2018 08:43:11
    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...

  • AfDB headlines strong performance ahead of key investment forum
    23 october 2018 17:40:51
    Johannesburg, South Africaq (PANA) - Ahead of its maiden African Investment Forum next month, the African Development Bank (AfDB) continues to see another year of sustained indicators, underlined by a stellar Triple A rating by all three major agencies and sharply increased earnings. Full text...

  • AfDB launches landmark US$500 million credit insurance deal with partners
    23 october 2018 17:34:24
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) have announced the successful completion of a US$500 million credit insurance deal structured to cover a portion of the Bank’s portfolio of non-sovereign operations in Africa. Full text...

  • 2018 mid-term review of ADF (A Feature by AfDB)
    23 october 2018 17:28:59
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - “The Bank knows how much more still needs to be done in the economic transformation of Africa. This is why being fit for purpose in every respect is necessary for improving development impacts, attracting more private sector participation, and providing excellent value for money for member countries, beneficiaries, and funders.” Full text...

  • South Africa’s mass transit sector secures US$ 100 million AfDB loans
    23 october 2018 16:33:43
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved over US$100 million in loans to South Africa's Taxi Development Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SA Taxi Finance Holdings Proprietary Limited, a vertically integrated business platform that provides a comprehensive financial and allied services offering to minibus taxi operators. Full text...

  • EU, Gambia signs sustainable fishing partnership agreement
    23 october 2018 13:41:48
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The European Union (EU) and the government of the Gambia have signed a new sustainable fishing partnership agreement (SFPA), 22 years after the previous protocol expired. Full text...

  • Sudan to issue higher value banknotes
    23 october 2018 11:48:19
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan’s central bank, Bank of Sudan, has formally announced the issuance of three new banknotes of higher values. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    23 october 2018 11:24:46
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso launches 75 billion CFAF bond
    23 october 2018 10:10:48
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The government of Burkina Faso on Monday in Ouagadougou launched a bond to mobilise 75 billion CFAF to fund development projects. Full text...

  • 3rd EU-Arab World Summit kicks off next week in Athens
    23 october 2018 09:45:34
    Athens, Greece (PANA) - Political leaders from the European Union (EU) and the Arab world will meet in Athens for the 3rd EU-Arab World Summit from 29-30 October, the organisers announced on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Benin-Nigeria joint control post to be inaugurated on Tuesday
    23 october 2018 09:28:59
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - The presidents of Benin and Nigeria will on Tuesday inaugurate the joint control post of Sèmè-Kraké, located 30 km east of Cotonou, a statement by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    23 october 2018 07:57:12
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Monday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    23 october 2018 07:42:24
    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...

  • Gov'ts, businesses ‘walk the talk’ for investment in sustainable development: UN forum
    23 october 2018 05:16:03
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Business and government leaders from around the world have gathered at a major United Nations conference in Geneva, in search of innovative and strategic solutions to complex investment and development challenges, a UN statement said on Monday. Full text...

  • Many deaths can be avoided with better data: UN deputy chief
    22 october 2018 19:28:27
    Dubai, UAE (PANA) - Speaking at the opening session of the UN World Data Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed highlighted the life-saving impact that data can have, noting that better data and forecasting could have averted many deaths from natural disasters. Full text...

  • Kagame calls for faster ratification of AfCFTA
    22 october 2018 15:26:48
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday called on members of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) to express their support for the speedy ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. Full text...

  • AU infrastrucure chief to fast track continental high speed train plans - AU
    22 october 2018 14:45:41
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The prime focus of the newly-appointed African Union High Representative for Infrastructure Development will be on meeting critical implementation plans of the continental high-speed train, the Union says. Full text...

  • Monday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    22 october 2018 14:30:33
    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...

  • President Sall launches PUDC for Casamance with 300 billion CFA Francs
    22 october 2018 14:14:33
    Ziguinchor, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese President Macky Sall, on Sunday launched the second phase of the emergency programme for community development (PUDC) in Casamance, Southern Senegal. Full text...

  • Monday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    22 october 2018 09:24:06
    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
    22 october 2018 08:58:15
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Monday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    22 october 2018 08:55:39
    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...

  • Data experts gather to find solutions to world’s biggest challenges at UN Forum
    22 october 2018 01:38:37
    Dubai, UAE (PANA) - International data experts from national statistical offices, the private sector, NGOs, academia and international and regional organizations begin a three-day conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirares (UAE) on Monday in a bid to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Full text...

  • AU appoints Kenya’s Odinga High Representative for continental infrastructure development
    20 october 2018 13:09:08
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Saturday appointed Mr. Raila Odinga of Kenya as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. Full text...

  • Saturday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
    20 october 2018 07:48:12
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Saturday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • AU marks milestone in self-financing initiative
    19 october 2018 19:25:05
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has marked a major milestone in the implementation of plans to make it self-sustaining in financial matters, an AU official said Friday. Full text...

  • Acacia Mining firm turns out over 136,000 oz of gold in third quarter
    19 october 2018 17:20:36
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s leading gold miner, Acacia Mining plc, announced Friday it produced 136,640 ounces of gold at an all-in sustaining cost of US$880 per ounce sold during the third quarter of 2018 and recorded a net cash position of US$74 million. Full text...

  • Chinese bank grants 93 billion CFAF loan to fund Mali digital project
    19 october 2018 12:44:46
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – China export-import bank will give Mali a loan of more than 93.7 billion CFAF to finance the Mali-digital project, official sources told PANA on Thursday. Full text...

  • IFC urges start-ups to seize business strengthening initiative
    19 october 2018 11:41:13
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) have put out a last cal to Kenyan start-ups to apply for a new initiative designed to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Africa. Full text...

  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    19 october 2018 09:39:46
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Friday's exchange rates for Mauritian Rupee
    19 october 2018 08:43:28
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Following are Friday’s exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    19 october 2018 08:35:02
    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...

  • Friday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    19 october 2018 08:33:09
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • Radisson Hotel Group to expand presence in Kenya
    18 october 2018 14:59:05
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Global hotelier, Radisson Hotel Group, has announced plans to open its first residence in Nairobi’s Arboretum neighborhood in the second quarter of 2019. Full text...

  • Thursday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    18 october 2018 10:22:47
    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 Mauritanian Ouguiya
    18 october 2018 10:13:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    18 october 2018 08:28:09
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    18 october 2018 07:18:29
    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...

  • World population set to grow another 2.2 billion by 2050: UN survey
    17 october 2018 18:37:25
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The world’s population is set to grow by 2.2 billion between now and 2050, the UN said on Wednesday, and more than half of that growth - 1.3 billion - is likely to be in sub-Saharan Africa, where women’s rights are hampered by limited access to healthcare and education, along with “entrenched gender discrimination”. Full text...

  • Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Somalia in November
    17 october 2018 11:55:44
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Ethiopian airlines will on 2 November resume flights to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, 41 years after the interruption of its flights to that destination. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    17 october 2018 10:54:51
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    17 october 2018 08:03:19
    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...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    17 october 2018 07:49:17
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Despite decline in extreme poverty billions still struggle to meet basic needs - World Bank
    17 october 2018 07:33:11
    Washington, US (PANA) - Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said in a report released on End Poverty Day which is marked Wednesday. Full text...

  • Guterres calls for proper management, exploitation of natural resources
    17 october 2018 05:18:26
    New York, US (PANA) - The struggle over natural resources often lies at the heart of violent conflicts, fuelling strife in many parts of the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, urging governments and everyone with a stake in valuable resources, to think hard about how they are managed and exploited. Full text...

  • Moody's retains South Africa's stable rating
    16 october 2018 14:58:56
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – International ratings agency Moody's on Tuesday released its research report on South Africa, giving it a stable outlook and a Baa3 status which is one rung above junk status. Full text...

  • Inflation rate rises in Nigeria
    16 october 2018 13:45:54
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the Consumer Price Index, (CPI) which measured inflation for September increased to 11.28 per cent (year-on-year) from 11.23 per cent recorded in August. Full text...

  • Tuesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi
    16 october 2018 10:56:59
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    16 october 2018 10:18:55
    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...

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