Africa Now:  Future of Africa rethought in Douala

Douala, the economic lifeblood of Central Africa, will host Africa Now from April 10 to 15. The pan-African event, divided into three main events - a summit, a forum and a workshop, will bring together more than 2000 African and international decision-makers. The aim is to prepare the future of...
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SMEs :OPEC Fund approves US$100 million in new global development support

Support for transportation and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are highlights of the latest projects the OPEC Fund for International Development has approved at the 180th session of its Governing Board in Vienna. The total of US$100 million in new funding will benefit public and private sector projects promoting sustainable...

Automotive: Côte d’Ivoire pursues its ambitions in the sector

By launching the production of minibuses "made in Côte d'Ivoire", Sotra and its Franco-Italian partner Iveco are betting on serving the growing needs of the local market, and beyond, those of the sub-region.  By Issiaka N’Guessan, in Abidjan Amadou Koné, the Ivorian Minister of Transport was a happy man on...

Mobility: intelligent transport solutions increasingly popular

Faced with the challenge of urbanization, more and more African governments are opting for intelligent transport systems. From Abidjan to Kigali, Cape Town to Lagos, the wheels are in motion!  By Issiaka N’Guessan, in Abidjan With the fastest urban growth rate in the world (4% per year) and 950 million...
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Regional integration: The World Bank intensifies its support with commitments of over $19 billion

Entitled "Sustaining Africa's Economic Recovery and Transformation", the updated Strategy for Regional Integration and Cooperation (2021-2023) focuses, among other things, on improving connectivity in the areas of transport, energy and digital infrastructure. The strategy will focus on promoting trade and market integration through trade facilitation in regional economic corridors, technical...
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Maroc Un nouveau pont en construction

Le Maroc a démarré les travaux de construction d’un nouveau pont pour un coût total de 4,6 millions d’euros. Selon Abdelkader Amara, ministre du Transport, les travaux démarrés en septembre dernier devront être achevés fin 2020. Cette construction permettra de désengorger l’axe routier Temara-Rabat-Casablanca qui enregistre un trafic important. Il...
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