How Vivendi wants to export the Olympia concept to Africa

How Vivendi wants to export the Olympia concept to Africa

The group will build, notably in Senegal and Congo, ten large rooms for musicians, singers and actors. The French group Vivendi will launch “in the coming months” the construction of ten performance venues in Africa, under the name of “CanalOlympia”, a sign of the group’s will to develop on the African continent and in the performing arts. “The creation of the CanalOlympia is part of the strategy of Vivendi to strengthen its presence in fast-growing…

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Casablanca’s strategy to become the City of Africa

Casablanca’s strategy to become the City of Africa

Second financial center behind Johannesburg, the city has modernized its legal and fiscal framework to attract international investors. Casablanca, City of Africa? The place is already occupied by Johannesburg, but Morocco has the ambition to make its metropolis an important financial hub. For four years, the Cherifian government has been stepping up initiatives to attract businesses from the continent and international investors. According to the Global Financial Centers Index, the city already ranks second on…

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New human species discovered in South Africa

New human species discovered in South Africa

The bones of an ancient species of mankind called Homo naledi were unearthed in a cave in South Africa. An ancient human species hitherto unknown has been unearthed in a cave in South Africa where the bones of 15 hominids were unearthed, a “remarkable” discovery which underscores the complexity of human evolution, announced on Thursday. international researchers. The fossils were found in an extremely difficult to access cave in Maropeng, near Johannesburg, on the very…

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China’s incredible raid on Africa

China’s incredible raid on Africa

Railways, roads, ports… The Chinese offensive in major equipment contracts has shaken up the French groups. Especially since the Middle Empire has become the main banker on the continent. A shock. Last year, Bouygues and Vinci lost two huge contracts in Africa. The Mambila project in Nigeria, which will build four dams and 700 kilometers of high-voltage lines for $ 5.8 billion, has been awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corp. Above all, the market…

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François Hollande’s African galaxy

François Hollande’s African galaxy

The holding in Paris on Thursday and Friday of the Africa France forum in the presence of several French and African ministers is an opportunity to review the African action of the Head of State. Is it positive? The conversion will have been rapid. While he had hardly ever set foot in Africa before his election, François Hollande made the Franco-African relationship one of the priorities of his foreign policy. The organization this Thursday and…

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France pledges 2 billion to Africa for renewable energies

France pledges 2 billion to Africa for renewable energies

François Hollande recalled that French aid in the fight against global warming will be increased from 3 to 5 billion euros per year by 2020 and specified that “a very substantial part of this effort will benefit the Africa.” Erosion, desertification, drying up of Lake Chad: France promised, Tuesday 1 December, two billion euros by 2020 for renewable energies in Africa, in order to settle part of the “ecological debt” of rich countries to this…

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