Central African Republic : Agreement with the Saudi Fund for Development, for a project of road lighting of the capital with solar energy

The Minister of State in Charge of economy, Planning and International Corporation of the Central African Republic Mr Felix Moloua, has signed today Wednesday 13 october 2022, with the CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development, Mr Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, an agreement to finance a public lighting project using solar energy in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.


This signature made on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, includes according to a press release “the lighting of 70 km of the road network of the city of Bangui through the supply and installation of lighting poles and solar panels as well as the supply of storage batteries, controllers and lighting lamps.”


“This type of energy is considered a clean and sustainable energy that ensures the provision of efficient lighting, promotes the use of environmentally friendly technologies, improves road safety and increases its quality, and reduces the death rate caused by road accidents,” the statement said.


Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

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Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

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More than two and a half years of disruption and volatility stretched supply chains to breaking point. Traditional and historic processes proved to be insufficient, and cracks in the critical armour of supply chain resilience are showing. For many organisations, business continuity hangs in the balance. According to MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional […]

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