At least 23 people, including 18 soldiers, were killed in two attacks in Niger, Radio France International reported, as Areva SA, the French maker of nuclear fuel and reactors, said one of its workers died and 14 were injured.
Ivory Coast’s electricity monopoly, which has a stock that’s soared 95 percent in the past year, will increase exports as rising domestic demand boosts profit amid an economic recovery in the world’s biggest cocoa producer.
Cotton output in Tanzania, Africa’s fourth-biggest producer of the fiber, may drop 30 percent this year after lower prices discouraged growers and pesticide distribution was curbed, the Tanzania Cotton Board said.
France is looking to buy unmanned surveillance aircraft to strengthen its reconnaissance capabilities, the country’s Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today at a news conference in a Washington.
Ivory Coast’s Public Procurement Regulating Authority dismissed an appeal from a group led by CMA CGM SA in relation to a bid won by Bollore SA to run a second container terminal at the port of Abidjan.
African governments must do more to spread the spoils of a resources boom that threatens to generate jobless growth and widen inequality, according to the Africa Progress Panel, led by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.