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Wari integrates WhatsApp

Wari and WhatsApp Now Allow Users to Use Wari Financial Services on WhatsApp Mobile App More than a billion people in more than 180 countries use WhatsApp to keep in touch with friends and family, anytime, anywhere in the world. That's why Wari decided to partner with the WhatsApp solution...
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Energy Africa received only 15% of investments in 2018

Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back. However, investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) latest annual review. The findings of the World Energy Investment 2019 report...
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Rwanda Building $5 billion Green City in 2020

Last year, the landlocked East African country started the construction of the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) which is a $2 billion project aimed at creating the continent’s Silicon Valley on 70 hectares of land that will host among others, world-class universities, technology companies, biotech firms, and commercial and retail real...
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Governance reforms could boost Africa’s economic output by $23bn

African economies could increase their output by $23 billion (R332.7bn) if each economy applied governance reforms equivalent to those made by Cote d’Ivoire since 2013.The countries with the largest potential gains are those with a comparatively high gross domestic product (GDP) per head but a poor track record on governance....
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Airline Turkish airline opens Antalya-Casablanca route

From June 10, 2019, the Turkish airline will schedule a non-stop connection between Antalya and Casablanca. A Boeing 737-800 will provide this link between the Turkish resort and the Moroccan economic capital twice a week, according to the specialized website Routes Online. The Turkish company has just launched an airline...
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Banks BGFIBank Gabon reports net profit up 87.5% in 2018

The General Meeting of shareholders of BGFIBank Gabon was held on May 17, 2019 at the head office of the bank, under the chairmanship of Henri Claude OYIMA, Chairman of the Board of Directors. The opportunity to present the year 2018. A new year of growth for BGFIBank Gabon has...
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Infrastructures “Creating markets for connectivity” (OECD)

On 21 May, the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris hosted a High Level Dialogue on Africa's Development. Co-organized by the OECD Development Center and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, this meeting is part of the preparations for the 7th edition of...
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