Month: October 2022

EMGA Secures US$ 20M Debt Finance for Costa Rica’s Banco Improsa

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerging Markets Global Advisory LLP (EMGA) for the second time working with Banco Improsa, secures this US$20M facility from the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) – AECID (advised by COFIDES). Commenting on the transaction, Felix Alpizar, General Manager of BANCO IMPROSA, said: “Banco Improsa

Call to exploit Pan-African tourism potential

DAR ES SALAAM— TOURISM stakeholders from across Africa have highlighted the need to put more focus on domestic and intra-regional tourist activities, as well as strengthening the sector’s supply chain.   The stakeholders in the tourism sector gathered in Dar es Salaam to discuss Covid-19 recovery efforts, having the pandemic

Kidnapped French Australian Veterinarian Released in Chad

A conservationist and veterinarian with dual French and Australian citizenship who was kidnapped last week in Chad has been released. Chad President Mahamat Idriss Deby announced Jerome Hugonnot’s release Sunday in a post on Twitter without providing any further details. Hugonnot who manages an oryx park on behalf of the

Survey: Africans See China as Positive Force

A new global public opinion survey of people in 25 countries has revealed steep declines in support for China, although Beijing still is seen favorably by many in Africa, where it is vying for influence with Washington. The survey by the Britain-based YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project was carried out between August

Pawel Lopatka Joins Customertimes as Strategic Portfolio Leader

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Customertimes, an international leader in digital solutions and a global Salesforce integration and implementation partner, announced today that veteran IT executive Pawel Lopatka has joined the company as Strategic Portfolio Leader. Mr. Lopatka brings a broad suite of skills and strategic expertise to