January 17, 2018


ITFC signs $210 million agreement with Gambia government to support energy and agriculture

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has signed a $210 million Framework Agreement with Government of The Gambia for financing over a three year period.

The agreement is to support key economic sectors, including energy, through the importation of refined petroleum products, and agriculture, through the importation of fertilizer and the provision of pre-export financing"...

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January 11, 2018


Executive decree on list of products concerned by import suspension published in Official Journal

The executive decree on the designation of goods subject to import restrictions has been published in the Official Journal No. 1. Dated 7 January 2018, this legislation notes that the import of the concerned products 'is temporarily suspended until the balance of payments is stabilized again.'

The list includes 851 of products in 45 categories of goods.

The goods"...

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January 8, 2018


Kenya’s Government Invests $72 million in Education

Kenya’s Government has just invested $72 million in the country’s education sector as part of a long-term plan to spur the country’s economic growth

The East African country’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, this week flagged-off a national delivery of core course books for Primary and Secondary schools at the Centre for Mathematics Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMESTEA).


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