November 15, 2018


DP World, Rwanda government unveils East Africa’s first inland dry port hub

Global port operator DP World and the government of Rwanda have setup a state-of-the-art logistics hub, located 20 kilometers from the capital city Kigali, close to the international airport­.

The facility is East Africa’s first ever Inland Dry Port developed by DP World.

DP World Kigali is a secure, bonded facility spread over 13 hectares and features an Inland"...

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November 7, 2018


Sharjah Wins Top Honour for RMB 2 Billion Panda Bond At GFC Media Group Awards

The Government of Sharjah won the “Sovereign Debt Finance Deal of the Year” award at the Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards Middle East for the successful issuance of an RMB 2 billion, or US$ 316 million, Panda Bond. The award was presented by the leading international media organisation GFC Media Group.

The award recognises that the issuance, completed in February 2018, represented the culmination of a lengthy and unfamiliar, and ultimately"...

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November 1, 2018


Algerian ambassador in Damascus expresses desire to strengthen mutual relations

Damascus, SANA – Algerian Ambassador in Damascus Saleh Bousha said there is a sincere and common will between Syria and Algeria to strengthen mutual relations and look for partnership opportunities.

In an interview with SANA, Bousha expressed hope that Syria would recover quickly, considering that its strong economy that has no debts made it able to face the pressure it had gone through throughout the past seven years of war.


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October 30, 2018


Russian export center presented products of Russian companies at the WETEX

Russian Export Centre took part in the exhibition WETEX 2018 which was held from 23 to 26 October at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The main theme of WETEX was «At the forefront of sustainability». 2000 companies from 52 countries took part in the exhibition.

Russian export center organized collective Russian exposition “Made in Russia” covering area"...

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October 29, 2018


Zimbabwe to continue with multi currency regime - President

Zimbabwe will continue to operate a multi currency system despite the current economic crisis, president Emmerson Mnangagwa has reiterated.

The president, speaking on Monday, at a breakfast meeting with the business community also urged the public to not panic and offload their Real time gross Settlement. RTGS, balances.

“I fully know what is going on in the country."...

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October 29, 2018


3rd session of Algerian-Mauritanian Business Council to be held in Algiers in 1st half of 2019

Algerian-Mauritanian Business Council recommended Friday, in Nouakchott, the opening of Algerian bank branches in Mauritania and Mauritanian banks in Algeria, calling for using barter in business transactions between the two countries.

These investments, which aim to “diversify payment methods”, will ease the procedures for the transfer of funds and payment"...

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October 28, 2018


HID Global enables government to offer Mobile IDs to Citizens

HID Global, an identity solutions company, has extended its HID goID platform so governments can more easily offer mobile identities to citizens from multiple authorized issuing agencies. The platform is now available as a cloud service in a packaged HID solution or as a new, in-country offering operated locally with support from HID support teams. The new goID Gateway manages the provisioning of fully encrypted mobile identities from a central issuance system to citizens’ smartphones while ensuring the privacy of all"...

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October 26, 2018


The LCA and LCX, CNIM’S New Amphibious Crafts, Increase the Operational Capabilities of Motherships

On the occasion of Euronaval 2018, CNIM announces the launch of two families of crafts: the Landing Crafts Assault or LCA, for Ground Forces projection; and Landing Crafts X-missions or LCX, a versatile, fast offshore vessel designed to fulfill Naval Forces’ needs. CNIM designed the new generation of vessels to provide operational versatility for a mothership working alongside the L-CAT® Ship-to-Shore. The LCA, operational support for Ground Forces Robust, reliable, roll-on roll-off and travelling at 13 knots with a 65-tons payload (80 tons maximum), the LCA is designed to transfer equipment and people ashore efficiently from the mothership (NATO or Makassar-class). Like all CNIM amphibious crafts, the LCA can beach in very shallow water (%1m). With excellent mobility and maneuverability, the LCA lands and picks up Ground Forces in record time during amphibious assault operations. Its superior seaworthiness and the ergonomic design of the command space improve crew comfort and operational availability. The LCA are easy to build and maintain. CNIM uses......

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October 24, 2018


AU Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, visits West Africa countries

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will undertake a visit to West Africa that will take him to Benin, from 22 to 23 October; the Republic of Guinea, from 23 to 24; and Nigeria, on 25 and 26 October.

During these visits, the Chairperson will consult with the leaders of the concerned countries and senior Government officials on African Union priorities. The integration process, within the framework of the African"...

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October 18, 2018


Kenyan government explores new ways to support SMEs

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the Government will streamline its processes so that it accords Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) the support they deserve.

The President said SMEs employ more than 75 percent of Kenya’s working population and contribute the biggest share to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

'The SME community represents"...

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