KÉKÉLI POWER PLANT INAUGURATED IN LOMÉ, TOGOLESE REPUBLIC

The challenge of universal access to electrical energy is about to be won in Togo. The Head of State Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé proceeded on April 26, 2021 to the commissioning of the “Kékéli Efficient Power” power plant.

Built in the port area of ​​Lomé, this electrical infrastructure will initially produce

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IFC OPERATIONS ANALYST – TOGO

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IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2020, we invested $22 billion

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Togo Releases 42 Detained Protesters, Calls For Dialogue

Togo releases detained protesters,drops 2013 case against opposition leader

Togo’s government has further appeased the opposition by releasing 42 protesters detained since September and dropped a 2013 arson case against opposition leader Jean Pierre Fabre.

The announcement comes as the first of three protests by the opposition slated for this …

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Togo’s President Should Resign Immediately – Foreign Minister

president must resign immediately – Gambian Foreign Minister

On the 23 October 2017; Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe  should resign immediately and the African Union and West African regional  bloc ECOWAS should persuade him to step down, Gambia’s Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe told Reuters.

The West African country faces a political …

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700KM LOME-CINKASSE HIGHWAY SECURES PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT

Through its subsidiary Arise Infrastructure Services, the Singaporean Olam expressed its intention to build the Lomé-Cinkassé highway in partnership with the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). This was disclosed last Friday by Togo’s minister of finance, Sani Yaya, in a meeting with the parliament for the adoption of the 2021

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LARGEST AIRPORT IN AFRICA

Ethiopia plans to commence building Africa’s largest airport at $5 billion within six months.

 

The new airport will be 70 kilometers from the existing Bole International Airport in the capital Addis Ababa, and can handle as many as 100 million passengers yearly. This expansion would elevate Ethiopia to compete

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NIGER PRESIDENT NAMED NEW ECOWAS LEADER

President Issoufou to use ECO

President Issoufou plans to use ECO as a single currency after elected as ECOWAS leader

ECOWAS has elected Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou as its new leader. President Issoufou who will be in charge for a one year period has adopted ECO. This ECO will be the name for a single …

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NIGERIA DIASPORA REMITTANCES REACHES US$24bn

Remittances of Nigerian Diasporas hit US$24 billion in 2018

Remittances from Nigerian Diasporas hits US$24 billion in 2018

Remittances from diasporas of Africa’s most populated country – Nigeria in 2018 reached US$24.3 billion. This is the highest figure across Sub-Saharan Africa and it is also US$2 billion higher than the inflows in 2017.

World Bank’s latest Migration and Development …

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AfCFTA – WORLD’S BIGGEST SINGLE MARKET IN AFRICA

Ethiopia becomes 18th country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This comes ahead of the 32 Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. Which will hold on the 10 – 11 of February 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is …

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AFRICAN ECONOMIES ARE NOT COMPETITIVE – WEF 2018 REPORT

WEF 2018 report ranks African economies as least competitive

African economies rank least competitive in World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 report .

World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 report says various African Economies have remained uncompetitive. The reason its says is especially due to weak institutions and inadequate public policies.

In the WEF 2018 report; US Economy topped the world …

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The Republic of Benin

The Republic of Benin became independent from France on the 1st August, 1960

Benin is a narrow, key-shaped, north-south strip of land situated in West Africa; it’s officially the Republic of Benin and was formerly called Dahomey. Around it you would find Togo to the west, Bight of Benin …

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