Crop insurance is one of the major risk management strategies used by farmers to financially safeguard themselves from the potential failure of crops, due to climate risk or other uncontrollable natural hazards.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of Barbados have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand trade and investment links between Africa and the Caribbean island state.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Fintech startup Wapi Pay founders Eddie and Paul Ndichu step down from their roles
This has been a very interesting week in tech in Africa. We covered a number of great announcements from a number of tech companies in the region, especially startups.
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros pour soutenir le secteur sénégalais de l’énergie
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros avec la SENELEC pour l'achat de produits pétroliers raffinés et aura donc un impact direct sur la production, la transmission et la distribution d'électricité à travers le pays.
By combining the forces of AI, private and public security, crime can be fought in a collective, coordinated, and proactive way. Safety should be a basic human right, not a privilege. And now, it can be.
The African Development Bank announced the appointment of Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Senior Vice President, effective 1 November 2021.
n what felt like the blink of an eye, the work landscape was transformed as the pandemic spread across the world in 2020.
NetSuite customers will be able to automate accounts payable, accounts receivable and reconciliation processes, making it fast and simple to pay bills, send invoices, get paid and gain full cash flow visibility, all from within a unified system.
Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji is a Nigerian innovator, entrepreneur and logistics manager. A green mobility advocate, Adedokun is the founder of Brightcloud Automotive.
The Series A investment enables Asante to scale its credit offerings to the underserved segment of MSMEs in Kenya and Uganda, and expand to Nigeria and Rwanda.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for women entrepreneurs in Egypt, with a loan of €4.3 million to Reefy Microfinance Enterprise Services, the country’s first licensed microfinance institution.
With this capital, Summit will direct investments to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in rural and peri-urban areas across South Africa, focusing on the education, healthcare, and financial services sectors.
This comes on the back of the review of its rules to provide the flexibility to implement diverse Market Making programmes across all asset classes listed on The Exchange, as approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission
Think about how you do business today compared to just a few years ago. Customer service was measured by metrics like how many rings there were before your service department answered. In addition, were your retail staff smiling and pleasant, and did your team respond to a customer email timeously.
Data centres are a growing investment opportunity in Africa. These increased investments is a clear indication that cloud adoption in the region has reached new heights
To mark World Food Day the GE Foundation announced a donation of $100,000 USD to provide immediate relief to South Africa’s communities experiencing food insecurity.
Every business needs comprehensive protection including a cloud-based email security solution that reduces the complexity of protecting companies from malware, spam and data leakage.
According to the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) 2021 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, the number of registered mobile money accounts grew by 12.7% globally in 2021 to 1.21 billion accounts
A new initiative by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is supporting African cities to measure their gross domestic product (GDP) – a vital economic well-being indicator.
IFC and Egypt's National Council for Women signed an agreement that will help increase women's economic participation, including by boosting their access to bank lending, promoting equal pay, and providing more flexible work options.