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1 August

United-States of America – Africa Summit

United-States of America – Africa Summit: young African leaders meet OBAMA
« Invest in the next generation ». This will be the theme of the conference with fifty African State Leaders on August 5th and 6th in Washington DC, where will the USA - Africa Summit take place. With this opportunity, a few time before the Summit, young African leaders (500) had the privilege to be invited and had spent 6 weeks within the best American universities to develop their skills and they met the president OBAMA last Monday.

21 May

50 years after Yul Brynner, many americans rush to give up U.S Passports

50 years after Yul Brynner, many americans rush to give up U.S Passports
By contrast to many countries, the U.S principle of taxation is nationality rather than territoriality-based. Facing stronger banking regulations, the number of American expatriates giving up their passports is constantly increasing.

20 May

Forbes Global 2000 ranking: is this century Chinese?

Forbes Global 2000 ranking: is this century Chinese?
This year, 62 countries are represented vs. only 42 in 2002. The ranking confirmed the dominance of the U.S. and China, with a leading trio 100% Chinese.

12 May

Increasing of foreign investments for African’s companies

Increasing of foreign investments for African’s companies
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has announced a 5% increase in foreign investment flow by African companies in 2013.

08 May

Afreximbank lends EUR 24 million to ...»

Afreximbank lends EUR 24 million to « Gabonaise de tourisme et de l’hôtellerie »
African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) approved a EUR 24 million loan to the “Gabonaise du tourisme et de l’hôtellerie” to finance full renovation of the old hotel Novotel Rapontchombo.

02 May

“Assises Sociale” in Gabon : “we need a Marshall Plan”

“Assises Sociale” in Gabon : “we need a Marshall Plan”
To reduce poverty, which relates to at least 95.000 Gabonese families according to a study realized by American agency McKingsey (families living on less than 1 dollar per day or CFA 80,000 per month), “Les Assises Sociales” (Social general meeting) of April 25 and 26, 2014 have closed on several measures to be implemented.

30 April

How companies’ performance develop through time?

How companies’ performance develop through time?
A company’s performance is its evaluation with respect to relevance and efficiency of means deployed, reach its targeted results and respond the needs and expectations of its clients and other stakeholders. A study of 13.500 Americans companies shows the evolution of performance over time.

29 April

Five bookkeeping Tips for Business Owners

Five bookkeeping Tips for Business Owners
As an entrepreneur, the accounting and finance dimension to your business should be taken as seriously as the business itself. Finance is a key element of your strategy in determining and achieving your objectives. These are 5 tips to avoid unpleasant surprises…

28 April

Why Africa is much richer than you think

Why Africa is much richer than you think
GDP is the most common economic indicator across the world. However, it may have become inadequate. Here is why.

25 April

Gabon, rebound of the wood industry

Gabon, rebound of the wood industry
Over four years after the cessation of raw timber exports in Gabon, actors of the industry can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. It has taken major layoffs and even greater investments in transformation factories to get out of the underperformance cycle. Despite the tax incentives and governments promise to create a support fund, numerous challenges are yet to be overcome.

24 April

World Bank helps Gabon diversify its economy

World Bank helps Gabon diversify its economy and create employment for Women and the Youth
To reduce poverty and diversify Gabonese economy, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) approved a 18-million dollars loan to the Gabonese Government. The loan is expected to help reduce unemployment, improve competitiveness and attractiveness of the country, through future growth drivers.

13 May

A new OHADA act, in force since May 5, 2014 in 17 African countries

A new OHADA act, in force since May 5, 2014 in 17 African countries
The uniform act of May 17th groups, has been reviewed January 30th the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) Council of Ministers, 1997, relating to commercial companies and economic interest, 2014 in Ouagadougou during the Organization for

13 April

Five signs you need investors

Five signs you need investors
In a company, the time comes when you might need to bring in outside investors. The hardest is to determine when to do that.