2012-06-28 12:04:46World Bank U.S.$ 90 Million for Cotton, Mining, and Food[World Bank]
The World Bank today approved an International Development Association (IDA*) US$90 million grant which aims to increase cotton exports to more than 400,000 tons, mining revenues from 1.8 percent of GDP in 2011 to 3 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP); and food reserves to 70,000 tons in Burkina Faso, the multilateral institution announced today.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 8:45Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire Hit First Wins[CAF]The Ivorian National Beach Soccer team started this FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Africa Qualifier El Jadida-Morocco off with the right foot. The Elephants, who were unable to get beyond the group stage on last edition, edged Egypt in the opening game of the competition, proving they want that not to happen ever again.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 8:21Equatorial Guinea President Ends Visit[ANGOP]Luanda -The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, left Luanda Wednesday evening, after a few hours visit to Angola, during which he met with the local counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos.