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Central Africa Boosts Participation at USAEF 2021: Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, DRC and Equatorial Guinea Confirm Ministerial Delegations

The two-day event will promote partnership, investment and licensing opportunities in selected African nations to U.S. operators, finance firms and service providers

Ministerial delegations from Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are confirmed to participate in the first-ever U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 (December 9-10; Houston, Texas); The central African region is endowed with substantial deposits of bauxite, cobalt, platinum-group metals and strategic minerals…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

Statement by IMF African Department Director Abebe Aemro Selassie: Debt Treatment from Chad’s Private Creditors is Crucial to its Economic Recovery

Chad’s economic and financing situation continues to worsen following the combined shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, oil price decline, climate change, and terrorist attacks

Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie , Director of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) African Department, has issued the following statement on Chad: “Chad’s economic and financing situation continues to worsen following the combined shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic, oil price decline, climate change, and terrorist attacks. IMF staff and the Chadian authorities have…

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Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Qatari Charge d'Affairs

Bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Chadians Abroad of the Republic of Chad Cherif Mahamat Zene, met on Thursday with Charge d'Affairs at the Embassy of the State of Qatar to Chad Abdul Sattar Saleh Al Ansari. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were…

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Chadian Women Supported by TİKA Contribute to Production

After the 3-week training, the beneficiaries were provided with cake machines and basic ingredients in order to enable them to bake goods at home and improve their standards of living

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided baking courses and equipment to 25 women who are out of school in N'Djamena, the capital of Chad. After the 3-week training, the beneficiaries were provided with cake machines and basic ingredients such as flour, sugar, and oil, in order to enable them…

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Driving Regional Energy Growth in Central Africa: African Energy Week in Cape Town Emphasizes Market-Driven Policies, Local Content Development, and an Enabling Environment

The CEMAC region remains one of the most challenging business environments in Africa, with red tape and burdensome regulations creating significant barriers to entry

Through a series of high-level meetings with industry leaders and international oil companies in Leoncio Amada NZE, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Executive President for the CEMAC region, is driving a strong narrative on the role of regulation and an enabling environment in accelerating investment in Equatorial Guinea. By promoting African…

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Over 200 graduates emerge from the Ecobank Group and AUDA-NEPAD MSME Training for Financing program

The Graduates came from the eight (8) countries in the pilot phase of the MSME Academy namely, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda and Togo

The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), and the African Union Development Agency New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD), held a virtual graduation ceremony for more than 200 alumni of the inaugural Ecobank’s MSME Training for Financing Program. The Graduates came from the eight (8) countries in the pilot…

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CDC Group announces US$50m trade finance facility with Ecobank as part of its Covid-19 response

This CDC facility will support the continent’s economic recovery and is expected to generate between US$70 - $140 million in additional trade annually

Provides systemic liquidity and supports vital supply chains across Africa’s markets; Sustains and increases access to goods and services during the pandemic; Bolsters economic opportunities and inclusive growth, in markets such as Togo, Burkina Faso and Chad. CDC Group, the UK’s Development Finance Institution and impact investor, has announced a…

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African Development Bank Group’s $6 million grant kicks off Desert-to-Power West Africa Regional Energy Program

Desert to Power, an initiative led by the Bank, is expected to transform the Sahel by harnessing the region’s abundant solar potential

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $6 million grant to launch the initial phase of the Desert to Power West Africa Regional Energy Program. Desert to Power, an initiative led by the Bank, is expected to transform the Sahel by harnessing the…

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    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with African First Ladies during the Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary in 2017 at Cairo, Egypt
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    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with The President of Senegal and African First Ladies
    • Senator. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother with African First Ladies during the Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
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We Will Be Part of Africa’s History; This is Our Legacy-Senator Rasha Kelej on the Merck Foundation Africa Nexus

Emphasizes the huge success of 8th edition of Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary which held for the first time online

We have met Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) known as Mama Africa and asked her about her vision for Africa.  She emphasized, “We are committed to making history with the transformation of the public healthcare sector in Africa. In sight are training of an army of…

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African Union Commission, AfCFTA and former heads of state from Nigeria and Malawi amongst first government leaders confirmed for Africa Oil Week 2021

Africa Oil Week is known for gathering vast numbers of African and international energy ministers

Hyve Group Plc, organisers of Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) have released the first line-up of Ministers who will be attending the 2021 event due to take place in Dubai 8-11 November. The initial line-up consists of two former African Presidents, Commissioner for the African Union Commission, Secretary General for AfCFTA and…