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World Bank J-CAP capital markets conference highlights reforms

Participants at the World Bank J-CAP conference in Abidjan Ivory Coast ended their meeting on Tuesday, emphasizing the need to improve regional financial market...
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Ghana committed to adopting ECO

The Government has welcomed the decision by eight members states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to adopt the ECO, the...

Two billion people worldwide lack access to basic financial services

"Even with mobile banking, only 34 percent of Africa's adult population has access to banking services, and within the West African Economic and Monetary...

West African nations set up platform to boost vocational training

The stakeholder countries are Benin, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo, which are member States of the West African Economic and Monetary Union...

ICD and BCEAO to support financing for SMEs in West Africa

The MoU was signed by Mr. Tiémoko Meyliet KONE, Governor of BCEAO and Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi, CEO & General Manager of ICD. The MoU would...

Curtains come down on Lome, UEMOA International Trade Fair

Official sources said Tuesday the two events held in the Togolese capital were attended by 24 countries, 903 exhibitors and received 293,999 visitors. ...

Over 80 percent of trucks in West Africa overloading

The findings were released this week during a sub-regional meeting held in Lome, Togo on road maintenance in regional bloc -- West African Economic...
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Benin on course to achieving 5 out of 8 MDGs

Benin is on course to achieving five out of the eight Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations for 2015, the government...

Africa’s regional bank issues plan for economic integration

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) on Thursday disclosed a five-year strategic plan (2015-2019) to support economic integration and enhance growth in the eight...

Arab bank provides $20 million to facilitate Africa’s importations

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) on Thursday concluded with the West African bank of development (BOAD) 20 million U.S. dollars...

Togo at the polls today

Togo's voters began to cast their ballots on Saturday to choose a new president amid peace and serenity. Some 3.5 million eligible voters of the...

UEMOA seeks new sources of funding for renewable energy projects

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is seeking for new sources of funding for renewable energy projects, the sub-regional organization said in...

Soumaila Cisse named Mali opposition leader

The Union for the Republic and Democracy (URD) has officially chosen its president Soumaila Cisse as the leader of opposition in Mali, the party's...

African cotton sector subsidized with $606 million over past decade

About 570 million Euros (606 million U.S. dollars) has been spent to subsidize African cotton sector over the last ten years, Benin's Minister...