Burkina Faso, Mauritania set to host military exercises

Burkina Faso and Mauritania are set to host the 2019 Flintlock 2019, an annual African-led, integrated military and law enforcement exercise at multiple locations.

UN official calls for Africa’s intellectual property rights protection

The Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe calls on Africa leaders for the protection of Africa’s intellectual property rights.

Africa electricity index examines 15 countries performance

Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa (ERI), new report by the African Development Bank measures the level of development of regulatory frameworks in 15 African countries. The report identifies areas in … Read More

U.S. Commerce delegation to visit Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire

The United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is set to lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to … Read More

FDI to West Africa fell 11% to $11.3 billion

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to West Africa fell by 11% to $11.3 billion in 2017 as compared to the previous year, according to World Investment Report 2018 released today.