Egypt's landline operator Telecom Egypt (TE) said in a sta tement Wednesday that they will help construct a US$ 700 million undersea cable s ystem that links Europe, the Middle East and India. The deal is part of a global consortium.
Civil Society groups on Mond ay told the UN Conference on T rade and Development (UNCTAD) to focus on topical issues affecting the world.These include the food crisis; finance and development; climate change; migratio n; trade agreements
The Democratic Republic of Congo requires US$14 billion to provide necessary infrastructure in various sectors of the economy, according to Planning Minister Olivier Kamitatu. Speaking in Kinshasa Thursday, at the official launch of the programme
The continued increase in the prices of foodstuffs in Egypt has sparked worries by concerned citizens of the North African nation.In recent months, the prices of milk, rice, sugar and a number of other essentials have been on the upward swing
African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, is to give loans and grants totaling 167.8 million Units of Account (UA), about US$263.76 million, to Kenya, Madagascar and the Gambia
John Agyekum Kufuor has asked US companies to increase their investments in Africa beyond agriculture, processing, manufacturing and tourism to assist in technology transfer and build the continent’s economic capacity