Category: West Africa

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 The play "Dovlo or a Worthless Sweat" by the Togolese playwright, Patron Henekou, has been officially presented to the press and to the public on Thursday, 21st January 2016 in the auditorium of the Université de Lomé. First book by the young writer, "Dovlo or a Worthless Sweat", published by “Les Editions Awoudy”, describes in a fluent language ...
(WADB) - In a communiqué published on 11th June 2015, Fitch has explained that this mark takes into account the strong support from which the WADB benefits on behalf of all its shareholders. Besides, the agency has considered that in spite of a difficult sub-regional environment, the capitalization and debts levels of the WADB are more favor ...
Ivory Coast is among the countries of West Africa that will have a promising economic growth in spite of the break out of the Ebola virus disease, the murderous attacks by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, and the fall of the rates of the petroleum products. The government has just announced that they have planned a 9.4 % economic growth and a 1 ...
The Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, promised on 11th June to mobilize 100 million dollars to finance the creation of a regional task force intended to fight against the jihadist group, Boko Haram. At the end of a meeting at the airport of Abuja, the representatives of Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Benin and Cameroon announced that this force will ...
The best agents of the general tax office of Ivory Coast were rewarded on Thursday during the 14th edition of the DGI Prize of Excellence. Africa Top Success proposes you an extract of the speech by Abdourahmane CISSE, the Minister with the Prime Minister, in charge of the Budget. The celebration of the DGI Prize of Excellence that is for it ...
Announced in Togo since July 2014, the French bank, Société Générale, officialized on 10th June, the real starting up of its activities in this country of West Africa. The new financial institution intends to serve, at first, the needs of legal entities (multinationals, institutional, State companies, local and regional large companies and SMEs ...
Africa Top Success reported it to you that the Pan-African company, Asky, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. According to a communiqué published by its management, the balance sheet of the carrier is to be appreciated. ASKY currently operates 150 flights weekly for 22 stations through 19 countries of West and Central Africa. The bes ...
The list of candidates for the succession of the former Burkinabe president, Blaise Compaoré, is getting long. The latest and the most surprising candidate is the artist Zêdess. Of his real name Seydou Zongo, Zêdess is listed among the famous reggae artists of Burkina Faso. Former member of the Band of the University of Ouagadougou, he start ...
It is henceforth official that the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) will not be operational in Togo up from the coming 17th June as announced. Togo does not arrange necessary digital infrastructures to abandon the analogy. "The Minister for Communication, Mrs. Kouméalo Anaté, indicated on Tuesday that Togo has already done a lot concerni ...
"Everjobs", Africa Internet Group's subsidiary, is established in Senegal. The Web platform will allow job searchers of Senegal to finding the existing offers and submitting their curricula vitae free of charge. A demonstration session of this new tool for the fight against unemployment in Africa will take place on Thursday in Dakar. Accordi ...
A small country of West Africa, Cape Verde was honored in February 2015 by Pope Francis by raising Bishop Arlindo Gomes Furtado to the rank of Cardinal, the very first of the country. Before his appointment, the prelate was the Bishop of Santiago of Cape Verde. Arlindo Gomes Furtado was ordained priest in 1976. Vicar, Chancellor then diocesa ...
The International Festival of very short films started on 6th January 2015 in Lomé, came to an end last Monday. The event that is for its first edition in Togo, aims at giving a new breath to the national cinema. The Association for the Promotion of the Culture of Cinema in Africa, promoter of the event in Togo, intends to develop this new movi ...
Top news; the Ghanaian Albert Essien, until then Managing director of the Ecobank Group, is replaced in his duties by the Nigerian, Ade Ayeyemi previously Managing director of the sub-Saharan division Africa of Citigroup. The new managing director of the Ecobank group will take function on 1st September 2015. This decision occurs in the prel ...
On 6th June 2015, the Togolese journalist, Komla Eklu received, the "Icon of the press" Prize awarded by the RDI buying group. This award is within the framework of the activities marking the celebration of the freedom of the press international day (3rd May). Journalists from four countries of Africa were listed in the competition according to ...
The 10th edition of the African biennial event of photography "The Meetings of Bamako" has just revealed the list of 39 artists selected this year. According to the steering committee of the event, the call to application of 2015 beats a record of applications (approximately 800). 39 artists selected to participate in the exhibition of 2015 ...
The most beautiful girl of Ivory Coast 2015 is revealed. was elected Miss Ivory Coast last Saturday during the final phase of the competition held in Abidjan. She thus succeeds to Jennifer Yeo, prize-winner of the previous edition of the beauty competition. Placed under the theme "Peaceful Elections", the edition 2015 of the national beauty ...
At 6 months of the African Union Summit dedicated to maritime security, Togo has organized a press conference last Tuesday, 2nd June around the preparations for this extraordinary session to share the stakes, its strategy and its vision of what could be a decisive turning point for the African continent. The target announced is to come to a ...
The legend of the Senegalese music, Thione Seck is involved in a forged banknotes case since last 27th May. After a few days of police custody, he has just been transferred to the civil prison, the time to go further in investigations. The judge Samba Sall of the 2nd judge's chambers charged the Senegalese artist for "swindling and whitewash ...
The Senegalese Sovereign fund of Strategic Investments (FONSIS) should very soon finalize the closing of a fund specially directed to the financing of SME, as said by the managing director of this structure, Tinder Hott, during an interview on the channel of CNBC Africa, outside the World Economic Forum on Africa. "We are finalizing the firs ...
Is the war opposing the Ivorian Thierry Tanoh to his former employer Ecobank group coming to an end? The managing director of the Pan-African group, Albert Essien recognized to have discussed with the opponent party to settle their disputes amicably. "After he was sentenced (…) to pay more than 35 million dollars of the damages, the bank is ...
Africa will no more wish good luck to western candidates at the head of Fifa. The surprising resignation of Joseph Blatter at the head of the greatest authority of the world football gives ideas to African leaders. Joined by the Senegalese News agency (Aps), the vice-president of the Senegalese football federation considers that Africa aboun ...
Considered unbribable, the new president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has just made the first victims in his fight against corruption, the plague that weakens the Nigerian economy. At least about twenty executives of the Central Bank of Nigeria and private Banks are locked up after the taking office of President Buhari. They are accused by th ...
  There is no more doubt that on-line media are the future of the press. The increase of news portals on the continent shows the necessity of bringing the news to readers where they are the most available: the Internet. Press companies would however not survive without a real economic model. That is the reason why the JTDEV associati ...
Contrary to his discreet predecessor Goodlock Johnathan, when it is about topical questions, the new Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari seems to react quickly. During his nomination, the former General of the Nigerian army expressed his determination to put an end to the concerns of the Nigerians having power cut troubles. "I shall not all ...
Realized by the Togolese film-maker Steven AF, the TV series "Ton pied mon pied" (Tied up together) will be broadcast for the first time on the Togolese National Television (TVT) on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015. The production that has gathered the stars of the Ivorian and the Togolese cinema (Nastou TRAORE and Ntsulé Komi alias Gogoligo to mention th ...
On the site of the Senegalese News agency, the promoter of the music festival Shula Acoustic Tour, Shoula Ndiaye expressed her desire to see Africa becoming identified by its cultures rather than pictures of war and poverty. The Senegalese artist considers that her continent has valuable to stand out in the world. "It is not normal when talk ...
The Nigerian movies will be in the spotlight from 4th to 7th June 2015 in Paris during the Nollywood Week festival. According to Serge Noukoué promoter of the festival, the initiative aims at making the Nigerian cinema industry better known in France.   The event will also allow the professionals of the Nigerian cinema (directors, ac ...
On 26th May 2015, the American magazine Forbes published the list of the top 100 influential and powerful women in the world. Two Nigerian women appear in the list beside the Liberian president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize 2011. They are the Nigerian FINANCE minister, Okonjo-Iweala (world 48th) and Folorunsho Alakija 87th, busin ...
Ivory Coast is getting ready to experience its biggest bargain of the mobile telephony. A perculiar event set up by JUMIA (https: // www.jumia.ci). From 1st to 7th June 2015, the Mobile Week at JUMIA.CI will offer reductions up to 47 % on the most fashionable brands of mobile telephony. One ton of mobile phones and sales, big sales are what ...
Unfortunate candidate in the election of 28th May that carried put the Nigerian Akinwumi Adesina at the head of the African Development Bank (ADB), Cristina Duarte foud it necessary to congratulate his opponent while reaffirming her commitment for the development of the ADB. An extract of her statement proposed by Africa Top Success as follo ...
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