Finance and Policy

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WEF

AfDB launches $2 billion Global Benchmark

The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch, all stable), has launched and priced a $2bn 3-year Global Benchmark bond due 16 September 2022.
Angola oil and gas

Angola: Regulatory reform targets revival of oil and gas market

Angola's regulatory reform and changes to the tax framework has encouraged international oil and gas companies to take a fresh look at the country.
UK

UK intends to keep trading with Southern Africa after Brexit

The UK has initialled an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.

Future Energy East Africa returns to Nairobi to host powerful dialogue

The 21st edition of the Future Energy East Africa event will focus on the enormous progress that has been made in the region in terms of access to energy.
Investing in Africa

Fifth Investing in Africa Forum leverages partnerships

The 5th Investing in Africa Forum in Brazzaville opened with the host country’s president emphasising that Africa “must not be condemned to stagnation”.
EVs

EVs pave the road to reduced carbon emissions

Ed's note: As of 2018, the global EV fleet exceeded 5.1 million and over 2.8 million EVs are expected to be sold this year alone. How many of these vehicles have you seen on the road?
LNG

Webinar 28 October: Heightened interest in LNG stimulates Africa’s gas economy

Register to join in on the conversation with industry exeprts, as they will talk about the diverse African LNG sector, which presents an exciting environment for doing business in Africa.
UNCTAD

Angola receives UNCTAD support on business climate reforms

A national workshop, organised in the context of the presentation of UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Angola, addressed low FDI levels.

AfDB, is the first development bank to win procurement award

The AfDB has been recognised with a silver award for procurement excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
WEF

Equatorial Guinea touted favourable economic indicators at WEF

The government of Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning, has concluded a successful mission at WEF on Africa.

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