Source: Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) |

Signing of Line of Financing Agreement (under the Covid-19 Line of Financing (LOF) Support Facility) between the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Coris Bank International – Burkina Faso (CBI – Burkina Faso)

Coris Bank Group is an existing client of ICD and this LOF facility is the third one provided by ICD to the Group

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDBG), and Coris Bank International – Burkina Faso (the Bank or CBI – Burkina Faso) (https://Burkina.Coris.bank), a member of the Coris Bank Group, have entered into an agreement to…

Source: African Union (AU) |

African Union Commission (AUC) organizes Executive Leadership Training course on Public Policy, Management & Migration Governance

The training is designed to enhance the expertise of the participants drawn from different departments, AU Organs and specialized agencies

The Department of Social Affairs, through the Labor, Employment and Migration Division, has been working to strengthen the coordination of the migration agenda in the African Union Commission (AUC). This is a key strategy of the Department’s 5-Year Migration Strategic Plan that seeks to promote synergy and collaboration among various…

Centurion Law Group
Source: Centurion Law Group |

African Businesses and Officials Demand Justice Against Disgraced Spanish Police Commissioner José Villarejo and Diario Rombe Founder Delfin Mocache Massoko

According to a Spanish government indictment, Villarejo received money and worked with Massoko to discredit African businesses and politicians

Former Spanish Police Commissioner José Villarejo and Delfin Mocache Massoko, who manages Equatorial Guinea’s digital newspaper Diario Rombe, will be sued and brought to justice. According to a Spanish government indictment, Villarejo received money and worked with Massoko to discredit African businesses and politicians, using privileged information to sell and…

AstraZeneca
Source: AstraZeneca |

AstraZeneca’s Phakamisa Programme marks 10 years since launch with programme expansion

The programme brings together different organisations to help reduce the burden of non-communicable disease on South Africa’s public healthcare system

Phakamisa, AstraZeneca’s (www.AstraZeneca.com) access to healthcare initiative, focuses on lessening the burden of non-communicable disease (NCD) on the South African healthcare system, through the promotion of primary prevention, early detection of disease and access to care. This week AstraZeneca announced it is expanding its Phakamisa Programme through public and private…

Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA)
Source: Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA) |

FIFA Secretary General Discusses world football disruption, impact of FIFA COVID-19 relief plan and wokeness at World Football Summit Live

In an interview led by South African broadcaster Carol Tshabalala, Fatma Samoura spoke about the effect the Covid-19 virus has had on football

FIFA’s (https://www.FIFA.com/) Secretary General Fatma Samoura took part in the closing session of the World Football Summit (https://bit.ly/33sLFDG) Live today in a wide ranging discussion that covered disruption, wokeness and the impact of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan on global football. In an interview led by South African broadcaster Carol Tshabalala, Fatma…

INFINOX Capital
Source: INFINOX Capital |

IX Social App Makes Trading Accessible to Everyone

INFINOX Capital, a leading CFD trading broker with international presence and market expertise, has recently launched its IX Social mobile app

Internet adoption has more than doubled globally since 2010, however, the majority of countries with lower rates of internet access are in Africa, according to the World Economic Forum. In Africa, Internet World Stats figures in March 2020 claim that internet penetration sat at 39.3% of the African population. Further,…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank Invests in Pioneering SPARK+ Africa Fund to Deliver Clean Cooking Solutions

The Bank’s investment, which will come from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), is expected to enable the participation of other interested investors

The African Development Bank’s (https://www.AfDB.org/) Board of Directors has approved a $5 million investment in the SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solutions to over two million households across Africa. The European Commission will contribute an additional €10 million. The Bank’s investment, which will come from its Sustainable Energy…