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New Satellite System in Togo

New Satellite System in Togo

Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search and rescue (SAR) of persons in distress, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system. Based on Thales Alenia Space’s MEOLUT Next (Medium Orbit Local User Terminal), this […]

The Scams Which Drain West Africa’s Resources

The Scams Which Drain West Africa’s Resources

The international coalition of journalists which pioneered reporting on the “Panama Papers” has teamed up with West Africa’s Norbert Zongo Cell for Investigative Journalism (Cenozo)* to expose the tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption which siphon money out of the region, hindering development. In what the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) calls West Africa’s […]

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore – Revealing The Secret Scams of The Rich And Powerful

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore – Revealing The Secret Scams of The Rich And Powerful

From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow. Government officials, arms merchants and corporations have spirited away millions of dollars from destitute West African nations through offshore tax havens, an investigation by journalists from the region and […]

West Africa is Losing Millions of Dollars

West Africa is Losing Millions of Dollars

West Africa is losing millions of dollars that could be spent tackling poverty and inequality because governments are bending the rules to favour the rich and powerful, said Oxfam today in the wake of #WestAfricaLeaks. #WestAfricaLeaks shows an elaborate collusion between some of the region’s most powerful politicians and business leaders. From Senegal and Nigeria […]

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

When you take a look at the Earth as a whole, people are responsible for the vast majority of its problems. From all of the pollution, to the terrorism and destruction, human beings do not treat our planet with the respect that it deserves. While it is easy to pass off these issues as not […]

A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A new drug could soon lead to a cure for AIDS, according to evidence gleaned from recent experiments in Israel. The drug, which is named Gammora, has been effectively killing high amounts of the cells that cause the debilitating disease that breaks down the body’s immune system, the Jewish Press reported Tuesday. Gammora was credited […]

Hotelier Program 1000 Rooms in Togo

Hotelier Program 1000 Rooms in Togo

Confortis International initiates Hotelier Program 1000 rooms spread over 10 hotels throughout the Togolese territory referred WELLCITY Hotels & Resorts. This Hotelier Program is pegged to the new infrastructure developed in the country (Port, Airport, road transport, …) and anticipates the second generation of national investment in public / private partnership. WellCity Hotels & Resorts […]

COMESA and Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries

COMESA and Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) through the COMESA Business Council (CBC) and Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) have taken a step toward strengthening their working alliance today by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which sets out how they will collaborate in the areas of access to technology, development of relevant skills and […]

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Following a weekend of elections on the African Continent, analysts are drawing parallels between Congo-Brazzaville and Tanzania even before results are announced. One leader is accused of tampering with the constitution to extend his grip on power, whilst the other has been credited with respecting presidential term limits. In one corner, you see a political […]

Africa Finance Corporation Completes Corporate Restructuring With The Appointment Of Sanjeev Gupta

Africa Finance Corporation Completes Corporate Restructuring With The Appointment Of Sanjeev Gupta

In January, 2015 AFC implemented a new organisational structure. The purpose of this re-organisation was to increase the Corporation’s client responsiveness by creating sector clusters, that would each be responsible for delivering all of AFC’s products to clients within those sectors, simplifying the Corporation’s structure and increasing responsiveness. In achieving these objectives, a number of […]

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