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  1. AfDB, AUDA-NEPAD to roll-out a continent-wide electricity market Masterplan

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) have agreed to jointly develop a blueprint for a pan-continental electricity network and market.
  2. ONOMO hotels acquires 60 per cent stake in BON Hotels

    With the announcement of the acquisition of BON Hotels by ONOMO Hotels, the hospitality industry on the African continent is set for a major shake-up. ONOMO Hotels has acquired a 60, 1% controlling stake in BON Hotels.
  3. Kenyan health organisations launch social accountability platform for UHC

    In readiness for the national rollout of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Kenya’s Health NGOs Network – HENNET and Amref Health Africa have launched the Social Accountability Platform for Health.
  4. ADF commits $7.6bn in support of Africa’s low-income, fragile, countries

    Donors of the African Development Fund (ADF) agreed to commit $7.6 billion to speed up growth in Africa’s poorest nations and help lift millions out of poverty.
  5. Afreximbank’s Cameroon office to serve as gateway into Central Africa

    The new branch office being opened by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Yaounde will serve as the Bank’s gateway to the Central African region.
  6. Eni, ETAP inaugurate new photovoltaic plant in Tunisia

    Eni Tunisia inaugurated a new photovoltaic plant in partnership with the national company, Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP).
  7. OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe

    The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
  8. Afreximbank identifying projects to support Cameroon’s economy transformation

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is in the process of identifying projects in the key sectors of Cameroon to assist the country to achieve a rapid transformation of the economy through trade.
  9. [South Africa] Textainer lists on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announces the secondary listing of Textainer on the main board of JSE in the industrials, transportation services sector.
  10. ENGIE inaugurates Egypt’s largest wind farm

    ENGIE and its consortium partners inaugurated the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb wind park, Egypt’s first private and largest wind farm.