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BRICS New Development Bank moves into technical assistance

BRICS New Development Bank moves into technical assistance

The NDB will provide a loan of $225 million to India for the Indore Metro Rail Project.

BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme

BRICS New Development Bank registers Russian ruble bond programme

By the end of 2018, the total loan book of the bank was 30 projects worth approximately $8 billion.

African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 

African Investment Forum success due to ‘hard work’ 

The AIF had 2,221 participants who came from 109 countries, 48 from Africa and 61 from outside of Africa.

African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness

African Development Bank notes improvement in African Visa Openness

Today, African travelers no longer need a visa to travel to a quarter of other African countries.

IEA sees bright outlook for African Energy

IEA sees bright outlook for African Energy

If Africa does not change current policies on energy use, it won't achieve the 2030 target of universal electricity.

South African nanosatellites will track shipping, fires

South African nanosatellites will track shipping, fires

FireSat will take photos of fires from space, giving government early warnings about possible damage to an area.

South African government issues $5bn in bonds

South African government issues $5bn in bonds

Investor demand for the bonds came from Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Middle East, and Africa.

BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans

BRICS Bank approves $1.4 billion in new loans

The NDB plans to almost double its loans to $16 billion this year and increase its impact.

WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’

WEF’s central message on Africa is ‘Implementation’

To this end, notable outcomes such as action plans tackling the crisis of gender-based violence were created.

Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth

Treasury strategy document to steer South Africa growth

Agricultural industry welcomed the plan in principle as it addresses several policy and structural issues.