• Congo's central bank says economy is stabilising

    Democratic Republic of Congo’s economy is stabilising as commodity prices rebound, its central bank said on Friday, reiterating its forecast for 5.2 percent growth this year.

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  • Mobius II: The luxury SUV made in Africa, for Africans

    It's no surprise then that Kenyan car manufacturer, Mobius Motors, is looking to introduce an affordable, no thrills, but robust and classy SUV for the African mass market.

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  • Rwanda’s economy to grow 6.5% in 2018: central bank

    Good climate conditions are expected to help Rwanda’s economy grow 6.5 percent this year, up from a projected 5.2 percent last year, the central bank governor said on Tuesday.

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  • Samsung acquires Egyptian startup Kngine

    South Korea-based Samsung Electronics announced on March 6 the acquisition of Egyptian artificial intelligence startup Kngine to improve its virtual assistant Bixby, developed by Samsung Electronics.

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  • Agreement to link Cyprus, Egypt, Greece via undersea cable signed

    Cyprus and Egypt have agreed on the route of a 1,707-kilometre sub-sea power cable that will link the grids of the two countries to that of Greece, EuroAfrica Interconnector, the company behind the project said.

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  • $12m tantalum refinery a first for Rwanda's mining sector

    Rwanda expects a much needed mineral refinery to be in place by the end of this year, after a foreign investor purchased land where it will be located in Bugesera District, according to the Rwanda Development Board (RDB).

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  • The Inaugural COMESA Gender Statistics Bulletin is out

    COMESA has launched the inaugural Gender Statistics Bulletin which seeks to improve the availability of gender disaggregated data to Member States. The launch was done during the opening of the Ministers of Gender and Social Affairs meeting in Khartoum.

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  • COMESA Ministers Adopt Youth Internship and Volunteer Programme

    Ministers responsible for gender and social affairs have adopted the draft COMESA Youth Internship and Volunteer Programme. This was done during their 10th annual meeting that took place in Sudan, 28 February -1 March 2018.

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  • Tunisia - Comesa

    The Secretary General of the Comesa, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, has just announced that Tunisia should officially join the Comesa at the summit to be held on April 18 and 19, 2018 in Burundi. However, accession to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) concluded by 15 of the 19 Member States of the Comesa will not be automatic for Tunisia.

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  • Japan Steps Up African Investment With Development Fund Boost

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has approved its first official development assistance loan to the African Development Fund, to support loans for infrastructure and development projects across Africa.

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