Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Nigeria hosts the 11th Ordinary Session of the Committee of Experts and the 5th Ordinary Session of the Ministerial Monitoring Committee on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in West Africa

The meeting is being organised by the ECOWAS Water Resources Management Centre (WRMC)

The national IWRM focal points of the 15 ECOWAS Member States and the region’s basin organisations, the technical and financial partners and the ministers in charge of water resources of the 15 ECOWAS Member States are expected from 25 to 28 June 2024 in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to…

Source: United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) |

United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Provides Crucial Logistical Support for Jowhar Town Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) Handover

This support builds upon UNSOS’s logistical assistance in facilitating the recent handover of the Bariire FOB in Lower Shabelle region

The United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) has provided essential logistical support for the handover of Jowhar Town Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) - Horseed, Parliament and State House - from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) to the Somali National Army (SNA). This handover is part of…

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Shakwa Nyambe Appointed President-Elect of the Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN)

Nyambe is the first African to lead and be elected as President-Elect of the AIEN in its history since it was founded in 1982

Shakwa Nyambe, Managing Partner of SNC Incorporated (https://SNCLawGroup.com/), has been appointed as the President-Elect of the Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN) for the period of 2024 -2025. His appointment was confirmed at the AIEN Board of Directors meeting held on the 10th of June 2024 in Bangkok, Thailand. This…

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CORRECTION: Africa Data Centres positions for growth with ZAR2 billion funding arranged by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)

RMB acted as the Coordinator, Initial Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner on the ZAR2 billion facility

Africa Data Centres (https://www.AfricaDataCentres.com/), a business of the Cassava Technologies group, has unlocked funding that will allow them to expand data centre capacity and meet the growing demand for cloud computing services in South Africa. This was facilitated through a bespoke financing solution arranged by RMB. The financing agreement demonstrates…

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Afreximbank signs term sheet to finance new terminal at Cameroon’s Douala Port

The new terminal will be an extension of the existing Port of Douala and will consist of two berths to be numbered 53 and 54

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) has signed an indicative term sheet with APD-Cameroon for the financing of the development and operation of a new port terminal in Douala, Cameroon, estimated to cost EUR210 million.  According to the term sheet, the proposed facility will be in two tranches in Euro and…

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CLG Launches New Office in Congo

The launch ceremony was held in Pointe Noire on June 19 in the presence of CLG CEO Zion Adeoye

Pan-African legal and business advisory group has opened an office in Pointe Noire, in the Republic of the Congo. The firm will provide direct legal support for current and upcoming hydrocarbon projects. The launch ceremony took place at the Atlantic Hotel on June 19 and was attended by Zion Adeoye,…

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Towards a More Dynamic Cooperation Relationship Between the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and The United States of America

Cooperation between ECOWAS and the United States of America covers several areas, mainly security, economic development, humanitarian assistance, democratic governance and institutional strengthening

Strengthening cooperation between the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United States of America was the main topic of discussion on 19 June 2024 in Abuja, Nigeria, between the Vice-President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mrs Damtien Larbli Tchintchibidja, and an American delegation led by congresswomen French Hill…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Officially Launches its Gender Programmes in The Republic of Cote D’Ivoire

These programmes are run by the Ministry for Women, the Family and Children (MFFE) in collaboration with the technical ministries and institutions involved

Within the framework of the ECOWAS Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2020-2030 for gender-sensitive disaster risk reduction, the ECOWAS Centre for Gender Development (ECGD) is organising the official launch of the implementation of its gender programmes in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on 21 June 2024 at the auditorium of…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Somalia Expects 3.1 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth, Rebounding from Drought and Commodity Price Shocks

Somalia needs to get ahead of the impacts of acute climate disasters – investing in resilience and preparedness, rather than spending on humanitarian aid continuing to consume the bulk of external assistance

Somalia’s economy is expected to grow at 3.1 percent in 2023 up from 2.4 percent in 2022. This rebound in growth was driven by improved weather conditions and policy reforms instituted by the government to reach the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Completion Point.   The latest Somalia Economic Update notes that…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

President Boakai Nominates and Appoints Additional Members of Government

President Boakai further calls on all those nominated to continue to demonstrate diligence, commitment, integrity, professionalism, and loyalty in service to country

His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., President of the Republic of Liberia, has nominated and appointed additional members of Government affecting the Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs & Tourism, the Office of War Crimes Court, National Disaster Management Agency, and Lofa County University. These appointments, where applicable, are subject to…