Features

[Africa Prosperity Dialogue]: Africa needs modern, harmonised regulations for universal broadband coverage

02-01-2023 | 13:02:18
MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita has called for the modernisation and harmonisation of regulatory frameworks across Africa as well as the collective effort of all stakeholders to ensure that the continent can deliver universal broadband coverage by 2030.

Apparel Group to announces joint venture with Steve Madden to expand its global presence

02-01-2023 | 12:26:12
Apparel Group aims to significantly expand Steve Madden’s footprint in the GCC, Africa, Türkiye, CIS countries and South Asia.

Phatisa invests into leading East & West African packaging and printing company MHL International

02-01-2023 | 12:12:00
Phatisa takes a significant minority stake in The Manipal Group Company – MHL International Holdings Limited – a leading printing & packaging provider, particularly into the food & beverage sector

AfDB’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa hits $1 billion investment milestone in lending to women entrepreneurs in Africa

01-31-2023 | 11:27:57
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative has reached a landmark $1 billion in approved funding designated for lending to African women entrepreneurs.

Dalia Hospitality, Nouvel investisseur pour l’hospitality en Afrique

01-30-2023 | 13:36:00
Création en Côte d’Ivoire de Dalia Hospitality, premier fonds d’investissement dédié au secteur du tourisme en Afrique et en Europe.

[Startup Interview] Don Okoth, General Manager, Sendy, Kenya

01-30-2023 | 12:52:00
Don Okoth is General Manager for Kenyan Fulfillment and Logistics startup Sendy. In this interview, he talks about the current state of logistics in Kenya and beyond, including Sendy's role in shaping the industry.

Accord FONSIS et GGGI pour accroitre l’Investissement et l’accès à la Finance climatique au Sénégal

01-30-2023 | 12:39:00
Le Fonds Souverain d’Investissements Stratégiques (FONSIS) et l'institut Mondial pour la croissance verte (GGGI) ont conclu un Protocole d’accord autour d’un programme d’entreprenariat vert « accroitre l’investissement et l’accès à la finance climatique au Sénégal ».

AfricInvest Fund IV invests in Justrite, a leading Nigerian retail store, to support footprint expansion

01-30-2023 | 12:18:00
Justrite company provides everyday essentials, such as groceries, confectionaries, and clothing to consumers in largely underserved neighborhoods.

[Interview] Chris Okoro, CEO, Eunisell Interlinked, Nigeria

01-30-2023 | 11:46:00
Chris Okoro is an entrepreneur and business strategist skilled in the Financial Services and Engineering sector. He's currently the Managing Director and CEO of Eunisell Interlinked Plc., Nigeria.

[Sommet Nourrir l’Afrique] :10 milliards de dollars pour faire de l’Afrique le grenier du monde

01-30-2023 | 11:14:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement prévoit d’investir dix milliards de dollars au cours des cinq prochaines années pour aider l’Afrique à éradiquer la faim et devenir le principal fournisseur de denrées alimentaires pour elle-même et pour le reste du monde.

Kasada acquiert le Lamantin Beach Resort & Spa a Saly, Au Senegal

01-30-2023 | 09:47:31
Kasada, plateforme indépendante de private equity immobilier dédiée à l’hôtellerie en Afrique subsaharienne et leader sur son segment, a annoncé l'acquisition de l'un des complexes hôteliers les plus en vue du Sénégal : le Lamantin Beach Resort & Spa.

[Column] Patrick Evans: Governing cybersecurity from the top as a strategic business enabler

01-30-2023 | 08:32:00
C-Suite executives still don’t take cybersecurity seriously enough while boards are not nearly as engaged in cybersecurity as they are in other areas of oversight, says Patrick Evans, CEO of SLVA CyberSecurity.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region

01-27-2023 | 13:30:00
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.

[Column] Christopher Mwangi: Connecting Africa’s potential metre by metre, country by country

01-26-2023 | 15:44:29
With stable internet connectivity spread out throughout the continent, and greater bandwidth being consumed, we can finally drive down the cost of connectivity.

Kasada va developper un combo hotelier adjacent au plus grand projet de developpement

01-26-2023 | 14:27:52
Ce nouveau complexe constituera un nouveau centre urbain et un pôle d’attraction local avec un impact significatif sur le dynamisme de ce quartier en plein développement.

Startup Boost Capital, une initiative de financement de projets startups ivoiriennes

01-26-2023 | 13:57:00
Le Ministre Mamadou Touré lance officiellement l’initiative "startup boost capital" dotée de 1 milliard de FCFA.

[Column] Tejpal Bedi: IoT innovation: Connected systems and opportunities for Kenyan businesses

01-26-2023 | 13:53:37
With an estimated global market value of $478.36 billion this year, which is set to grow exponentially, IoT technology has the potential to become the next-generation business solution and enabler of new digital functions and services.

AGF partners with crowdfunding platform to increase impact investing for SMEs in Africa

01-26-2023 | 13:46:38
African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has partnered with Frankfurt-based bettervest, a crowdfunding platform, to increase financing of sustainable SME projects in Africa.

BOAD et EDC pour un financement de mise en place la plateforme unifiée et ouverte de Vidéo-Protection Urbaine

01-26-2023 | 13:15:00
La BOAD et EDC sont fières d’annoncer le succès de leur mandat de co-arrangement d’un financement de 70,1 milliards FCFA en faveur de l’Etat de Côte d’Ivoire dans le cadre de la mise en place de la plateforme unifiée et ouverte de Vidéo-Protection Urbaine (VPU) en Côte d’Ivoire.

BPR Bank Rwanda PLC appointed Ms. Mutesi Patience as the new Managing Director

01-26-2023 | 12:03:00
Patience Mutesi will be the new Managing Director of BPR Bank Rwanda, a subsidiary of KCB Group, replacing George Odhiambo, who was assigned new duties in KCB Group.