Posts Tagged ‘Benin’

Morocco in Africa – Delivering the Bread Basket – Jean R. AbiNader

Feeding Africa’s Explosive Growth Requires Regional Cooperation Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC August 19, 2015 Recent articles underscore the importance of Morocco’s initiatives in West and Central Africa, specifically in the agricultural sector. In a World Bank blog, Jean-Christophe Maur, a Senior Economist in the Growth and Competitiveness Program at the World Bank Institute, argues that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which enjoys a strong working relationship with ...

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Maroc Telecom More Than Doubles its Footprint in Africa – Jean AbiNader

. * Acquires six companies as part of Etisalat’s takeover strategy* . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC May 16, 2014 In a blockbuster deal announced earlier this week, the UAE telecoms firm, Etisalat, which has just completed its purchase of Vivendi’s 53-percent share of Maroc Telecom, sold its existing African operations to Maroc Telecom. For the Moroccan company, this adds Benin, Central African Republic, a second company in Gabon, Ivory Coast, ...

Ambassadors Roundtable: “Regional Solutions to Challenges in Africa” – Jean R. AbiNader

  * African representatives reinforce Moroccan King’s message: Africa must solve Africa’s issues * Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC March 7, 2014 Seven African Ambassadors, as well as State Department officials, and leading think tank analysts on Africa met last week to discuss how African countries are facing the diverse and complex challenges to human and economic development on the continent. It was a timely event as King Mohammed VI of ...

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