Cytonn Investments launched the first Home Ownership Savings platform within a regulated collective investment scheme, Cytonn Affordable Housing Investment Plan (CAHIP).
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) approved seven new project proposals amounting to around $4.7 million to African countries.
South Africa’s fintech startup Meerkat have been selected to participate in Catalyst Funds latest cohort to launch their innovative low-cost savings product to the South African market.
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative, in coalition with Unilever, Jacobs DE, Mondelez and Rabobank, has launched the world’s biggest-ever impact fund for smallholder farmers finance.
IFC is providing $24 million in financing, including a US$12 million C loan for IFC’s own account and a mobilization of a US$12 million B loan through IFC’s syndication program to Zalar Agri.
Bboxx, a British next generation utility company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million citizens by 2024.
Cocoa farming in Ghana will soon become less laborious for farmers as the Ghana Cocoa Board takes delivery of some 100,000 pieces of motorised slashers which will be distributed to cocoa farmers across the country.
A seed development expert based at COMESA Secretariat has called for a regional approach towards the fight against army worms which have attacked agriculture fields in some member states.
Ringier One Africa Media, ROAM Africa and Interview Mocha have signed a partnership agreement to transform the way African organizations recruit talent.
SAExploration, an international oilfield services company has won two new projects in offshore West Africa.
Often regarded as one of the orphan crops the West African yam is making a big come back and conquering international markets thanks to the value addition efforts of Lateef Apau Wiredu.
South Africa’s agricultural machinery market is one of those sectors that “feels the cold when farmers are sneezing”, and 2019 was certainly that case.
Coffee has fuelled people's mornings for hundreds of years, and like other fuels, it comes with its own unique environmental issues.
The eSignature market is highly regulated with a plethora of choices when it comes to vendor solutions.
Clément Uwajeneza is leading the Rwandan arm of Andela's international organization of software engineers in Africa. Africa Business Communities has a brief chat with him.
The very factors that have helped to make Kenya such a motivated and major African player in the Digital Age have also made local organisations in the public and private sector vulnerable to security threats and compliance issues
The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is gaining traction in all sectors. Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation are being applied to create ingenious innovations.
Investing in farmland has long been considered a viable and tangible alternative to paper markets, particularly for investors who lean toward the conservative end of the risk spectrum.
One of the great privileges of working in Africa is how no two days are ever the same: the continent is dynamic, constantly reinventing itself amid a cultural melting pot of ideas and people.
In tough economic times with increasing extreme weather events and stiff competition from overseas, farmers need to leverage every opportunity to maximize area use.