ILO’s Landmark Celebration

ILO To African Countries: Advance Towards A Human-centred Future Of Work

Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, has called on African countries to seize the opportunities that exist on the continent to...

UNCTAD: Europe Is The Most Prepared Region For e-Commerce

Going by a global index published on December 3, Europe remains by far the most prepared region for e-commerce, with eight countries ranking in...

ADF-15 replenishment: Donors commit $7.6 billion, a 32% boost from last replenishment, in support of...

Donors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Thursday agreed to commit $7.6 billion to speed up growth in Africa’s poorest nations and help...
ILO’s Landmark Celebration

To Meet Basic Set Of Social Protection, ILO Report Says Countries Need To Invest...

A new International Labour Organisation (ILO) report says more than $500 billion a year needs to be invested if countries are to meet a...

UNCTAD Report: Microsoft, Apple, 5 Other Super Platforms Dominate Digital Economy

Going by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) Digital Economy Report 2019, seven super platforms – Microsoft, followed by Apple, Amazon, Google,...

AfDB approves $210 mln loan for Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $210 million loan to help Nigeria upgrade its dilapidated electricity transmission and distribution network. The loan to...

Crash In Commodity Prices Stalls Bolivia’s Zooming Economic Growth

The recent fall in commodity prices has slowed Bolivia’s racing economic growth from a peak of 6.8% in 2013 to about 4.0% in 2019....

OPEC November oil output slips before Aramco IPO, policy meeting

OPEC oil output has fallen in November as Angolan production has slipped due to maintenance and Saudi Arabia has kept a lid on supply...
African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy

African Development Bank presents the Lusophone Compact to private sector at Economic Forum

The African Development Bank presented the Lusophone Compact to the private sector in Guinea-Bissau last month, during an event at the national Economic Forum. The...

Donors to announce financing package for Africa’s low-income countries as ADF-15 Replenishment concludes

Representatives of donor governments will meet 4-5 December in Centurion, South Africa, to conclude the 15th Replenishment of the African Development Fund (ADF) with a...

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