Apple: the next iMac would adopt a new design and an Apple Silicon processor this year

For the first time since 2012, Apple would finally renew the design of its iMac. In 2021, Apple is preparing at least three new desktop Macs. According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, who also released information on future MacBook Pros and iPhone 12 successors in recent days, Apple will announce an iMac and two Mac Pros in 2021. The transition to Apple Silicon processors gives a new blows to the computers of the Californian giant.     iMac: finally an edge-to-edge screen This year, the iMac could change completely. Mark Gurman indicates that the borders of his screen would be much smaller, like Pro Display XDR, the ultra high-end screen launched by Apple with the Mac Pro in 2019. The back of the computer would also abandon the curvature in favor of a completely flat frame.  This new iMac would also be equipped with an Apple Silicon processor, probably a more powerful chip than the Apple M1 chip currently present in the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini. The 2021 iMac is reportedly

ECOWAS: ADB $ 5 billion to strengthen regional integration

West Africa already has the most integrated Regional Economic Community on the continent, and it risks maintaining its lead over other regions. Indeed, the African Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it wants to inject up to $ 5 billion in infrastructure to strengthen the integration of ECOWAS countries over the next five years.

 ADB $ 5 billion to strengthen regional integration

While the finance ministers of Central African countries were in Paris on November 12 to raise 4.5 billion euros intended to finance their integration, those of West Africa do not have to raise the small finger. The African Development Bank (AfDB) is doing it in a very good way. Nigerian Akinwumi Adesina has announced a $ 5 billion investment program as part of the Regional Integration Strategy for West Africa (DSIR-WA) 2020-2025.

The two main challenges facing the Abidjan-based institution will be to improve the resilience of cross-border infrastructure, support the development of regional businesses and promote the development of intra-regional trade as well as financial integration in West Africa. 

“It is time to develop the major road and rail corridors at a time when the level of intra-African trade totals only 13%,” said Pathé Gueye, Commissioner in charge of Infrastructure at the ECOWAS Commission. The announcement of this program comes at the time of the launch by ECOWAS of the bases of its 2020-2050 Vision and those of the single currency.