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Interview with H E Imad Fakhoury, Minister of Planning and International...

Imad Fakhoury, Minister of Planning and governor of EBRD
"At a national development level, we are focussed on the growth engines for the country and on human resources to reform education and concentrate on highly-skilled graduates. We are also focusing on energy, water and infrastructure..."

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan: A King with a...

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Since ascending the throne in 1999, King Abdullah II has not only maintained his father’s legacy but also pursued a reformist agenda — promoting...

Samura Kamara, an advocate for Sierra Leone, peace, security, development and...

"My Ministry encourages effective collaboration with international partners and works with other government bodies to ensure that international support is fully utilised, on the terms agreed."

A bright future for Sierra Leone – Interview with Wu Peng,...

"We believe that certain sectors should be targeted, chiefly from the consumer perspective. This country needs jobs, as almost 60% of Sierra Leonean young people are unemployed. This is something that Chinese companies have, attimes, complained about in the past — but my advice to them has always been to speak to the government, as it is very open to this kind of dialogue from its local and foreign partners..."

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His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan: A King with a vision

Since ascending the throne in 1999, King Abdullah II has not only maintained his father’s legacy but also pursued a reformist agenda — promoting...

Samura Kamara, an advocate for Sierra Leone, peace, security, development and collaboration

"My Ministry encourages effective collaboration with international partners and works with other government bodies to ensure that international support is fully utilised, on the terms agreed."

A bright future for Sierra Leone – Interview with Wu Peng, Ambassador of the...

"We believe that certain sectors should be targeted, chiefly from the consumer perspective. This country needs jobs, as almost 60% of Sierra Leonean young people are unemployed. This is something that Chinese companies have, attimes, complained about in the past — but my advice to them has always been to speak to the government, as it is very open to this kind of dialogue from its local and foreign partners..."

Exclusive interview with Ernest Bai Koroma, the ex-President of Sierra Leone: Back on...

In an exclusive interview with Leading Edge, President Koroma talks about the resilience of the Sierra Leone people, the country’s economic revival and how his policies aim for inclusive growth and social development.

Interview with Ramón Jiménez Gaona, Minister of Public Works and Communications, Paraguay

Ramón Jiménez Gaona, Minister of Public Works and Communications, heads the government department that plans, manages, regulates and promotes infrastructure

Jordan PBI Aqaba Industrial Estate – Location, infrastructure and service

Interview with Sheldon Fink, Chairman and CEO, PBI Aqaba Industrial Estate PBI Aqaba develops and manages Aqaba International Industrial Estate under a concession contract, which means...

Putting Mali online

Interview with Hamed Salif Camara, Managing Director of Information and Communication Technologies Agency

Lord Boateng talks with Leading Edge about investment opportunities

Rt Hon Lord Paul Boateng is a leading figure on Africa’s development and a member of the UK House of Lords. Here he talks with Leading Edge about trade and investment opportunities available ON the continent…
Kamal G. Al Bakri General Manager of Cairo Amman Bank

Mr. Kamal G. Al Bakri, Cairo Amman Bank: Banking on technology

Interview with Kamal G. Al Bakri General Manager, Cairo Amman Bank The banking sector in Jordan has remained strong as a result of the Central Bank of...

Itaipú: achieving new records in energy generation

By 2020, Itaipú Binacional is aiming to have strengthened its position as a clean and renewable energy producer with a fully optimised operational implementation and the greatest sustainability practices in the world, having a positive knock-on effect on sustainable development and regional integration. Its overall mission? To generate quality electrical energy for Paraguay and Brazil

Sudameris: growing with Paraguay

Sudameris Bank is one of Paraguay’s leading financial institutions, and owned by Abbeyfield Financial, based in Ireland. The group comprises international bankers with years of experience in investment banking, and its main activity is financial advisory services.

Economic growth must be both sustainable and inclusive

Leading Edge speaks to Mr. Boubou Cissé, Minister of Economy and Finance of Mali
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Brent E. Heimann, Arab Potash Company (APC): Rock-solid performance in Jordan

Interview with Brent E. Heimann President and CEO of Arab Potash Company (APC) Arab Potash Company (APC) is the eighth largest producer of potash worldwide. Can you...

Interview with Ramón Jiménez Gaona, Minister of Public Works and Communications, Paraguay

Ramón Jiménez Gaona, Minister of Public Works and Communications, heads the government department that plans, manages, regulates and promotes infrastructure

Interview with Gustavo Leite, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Paraguay

Leading Edge speaks to Gustavo Leite, Minister of Industry and Commerce, about the country’s exports scene and unique competitive advantages for investors

A construction industry thriving on increasing competition

Mohamed Gento Kamara is CEO and Country Director of Gento Group, an indigenous Sierra Leonean company that has developed an impressive reputation in the country’s construction industry. Here, he provides Leading Edge with his experienced views about current and future developments in Sierra Leone’s infrastructure sector.

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As part of Coding for Employment Program, @AfDB_Group is working with @Rockefellerfdn to launch 130 Centers of Excellence across Africa. These centers will address the mismatch between skills of Africa’s youth and the hiring needs of employers. #Coding4Employment #AIS2018 https://t.co/a0VHj0hufa

2 weeks ago
Today’s Wall Street Journal @WSJ: “ #Ethiopia Opens Door to the World With Unprecedented Privatization Plan”. Very insightful article by @MatinaStevis of the decision to privatize large State owned companies including Ethiopian Airlines & EthioTelecom. My views quoted in article. https://t.co/WAfBSN0PGk

2 weeks ago
Today we're celebrating #WorldEnvironmentDay. We are a leading financier in a number of areas, including #energyefficiency, #renewableenergy and #climate resilience financing. #EBRDgreen https://t.co/cNabM8mY2v

2 weeks ago
#Ethiopia: The largest airline and telecom in #Africa, Ethiopian Airlines & Ethiotelecom, to-be privatized. Source: @fitsumaregaa. My recommendation: Excellent opportunity to establish “Addis Abeba Stock Exchange” & list shares (IPO) of all state owned companies to-be privatized. https://t.co/GOSVlSJ9Qz

2 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi crown prince approves $13.61 billion in economic stimulus https://t.co/x44wrsior6

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