Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Tunisia: more amendments proposed to anti-terrorism bill
The debates in the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) on the Terrorism Act have been criticized by the public opinion, the political class and civil society. Observers noted a dual attitude on the part of the majority of members who took the floor: first negotiations are dragging on to make viewers

Tunisia may face a liquidity crisis and a ’’credit crunch’’ in case of lifting of bank secrecy

The lifting of banking secrecy remains a matter of great controversy to the point that the meeting on Wednesday of the Compromise Commission involving the presidents of parliamentary groups in the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) was


Congo: US to help Congo promote private sector
Senegal: Finalists announced for $75,000 Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs
US: IMF approves US$7.6m disbursement for Burundi
Sudan: Madagascar, BADEA sign US$11m loan pact
Nigeria: WAIFEM has trained over 14,000 financial experts - DG
Ethiopia: Africa wants access to global equity funds in new UN anti-poverty plan

Achraf Ayadi, banking and finance expert, resident in Paris, gave Africanmanager an exclusive interview in which he noted that no government has managed to keep its growth forecasts after 2011.

Middle East
Qatar rentals to rise 10pc annually until 2022
Saudi to offer lowest solar energy costs
Gulf investments in aluminium to reach $55bn
Dubai Customs delivers 4.5m transactions in H1
Dubai launches drive to ban smoking in public places
1.5m Saudis employed in private sector
ME banks seize global expansion prospects
Construction firms in UAE, Qatar hire Saudi expats
$20bn Kuwait Metro to have 61 stations
$12bn Jeddah Metro to roll out by 2022

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