Archive for the ‘Burundi’ Category

The Horn Of Africa States: The Coming Danger To Its Blue Economy

Via Eurasia Review, commentary on the proposed East African Federation: The East African Federation is a proposition on the table. It is to be a union of the eight EAC members and any other member that would join it in the future into a single federated sovereign state. The current members include in Alphabetical order […]

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São Tomé and Príncipe, and Burundi Join Africa Finance Corporation Membership

São Tomé and Príncipe, and Burundi expand Africa Finance Corporation membership to three-quarters of the continent: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, announces Burundi and São Tomé & Príncipe as its newest member countries, expanding its community of sovereigns to 42 African nations. Despite significant macroeconomic headwinds, AFC has doubled its […]

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Building Investment Pathways in the World’s Most Neglected Markets

Courtesy of ImpactAlpha, a look at the challenge of mobilizing capital for some of the world’s most neglected markets in Africa: “Mobilize” may be the word of the year for emerging markets investments. Africa alone needs an additional $100 billion annually for infrastructure development to meet climate and sustainable development goals. Some markets grapple with […]

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China’s Xi Meets Mauritania, Burundi Leaders, Signs Cooperation Agreements

Via Reuters, a report on China’s continued outreach to African countries: China signed a cooperation agreement with Mauritania and pledged to strengthen collaboration with Burundi on Friday in the latest in a series of talks between visiting African leaders and Chinese President Xi Jinping. “Developing solidarity and cooperation with African countries is an important cornerstone […]

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