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Why Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging

Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation remains challenging despite the bold and courageous policy measures taken by the new government.
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Niger’s President calls for support to accelerate development projects

The AfDB has been commended for its development projects and contributions to bringing the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement into fruition.
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Nigeria will be a major participant at Africa Investment Forum

Nigeria will feature significantly in the 2019 Africa Investment Forum scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this November.

New power distributor refers debt owed to IPPs to ECG

In Ghana, Power Distribution Service has responded to claims involving a debt owed to IPPs, stating that ECG should address the matter.
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Ghana rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Ghana ­­has signed a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation.
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Benin: Digital Rural Transformation Project promises a new dawn

A Digital Rural Transformation Project in Benin aimed towards financial inclusion, will be supported by the World Bank with funding worth $100 million.
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West Africa will begin cross-border sale of electricity in 2020

From 2020, West Africa will commence cross-border sale and distribution of electricity among member states of ECOWAS.

African Development Fund loans $81.7m for Eastern Corridor Development Programme

The ADF has approved an $81.67m loan to co-finance sections of the 695-km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana, linking the capital, Accra with the northern hinterland and across the borders to the Sahel region.

Senelec intends to execute distribution network automation

Senelec intends to implement part of the funds to make eligible payments for the distribution network automation contract.

Ghana to see water and electricity price hikes

Starting from the 1st of July, Ghanaians will see their electricity tariff climb by just over 11%, this is according to CNBC Africa.

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