Africa Finance Corporation expands footprint in Benin, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Somalia

Posted by - May 15, 2023

Africa Finance Corporation, the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, continues to expand and diversify its membership and shareholder base, recently welcoming Benin, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia. Memberships Accession to membership by Botswana and Somalia advances AFC’s mandate by conferring privileges and diplomatic immunities in line with the Corporation’s multilateral status and

West African Countries set to use ‘ECO’ currency from 2020

Posted by - December 31, 2019

The government has commended the decision by eight West African Countries which have committed to use a common currency, the ECO, from the year 2020. According to the press released recently from the President’s Director of Communication, Eugene Arhin, said the decision will help remove trade and monetary barriers, reduce transaction costs, boost economic activity,

NNPC/Shell Cup: Henson Boys from Benin Clinch First Final Ticket

Posted by - July 3, 2017

Goal-hungry boys from Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State, booked the first slot in the finals of the ongoing 19th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup with a 4-0 defeat of their counterparts from Government Day Secondary School, Lamisula, Borno State. In the first semi-final match played on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium,