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MIGA further supports Kenya roads modernization with new investment

11-23-2022 | 14:11:23
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group (MIGA) has guaranteed an equity investment by an additional investor to help upgrade Kenya’s national roads network.

[Column] Susan Sitemere: The global benefits of online transfers in Zimbabwe

11-23-2022 | 13:51:00
A combination of rapidly evolving technology and the restrictions imposed by the COVID -19 pandemic has resulted in nothing short of a revolution in the online money transfer sector.

Lancement du plateforme AELP Link dans le cadre du projet d'intégration des marchés de capitaux africains

11-23-2022 | 13:00:00
L'AELP a lancé la plateforme AELP Link dans le cadre du projet d’'intégration des marchés de capitaux africains qui vise à faciliter les transactions transfrontalières et la libre circulation des capitaux sur le continent africain.

Le BMN et Afriland First Bank signent une convention pour un appui aux entreprises camerounaises

11-23-2022 | 12:21:00
Le Bureau de mise à niveau des entreprises (BMN) et Afriland First Bank ont signé une convention de collaborationqui va bénéficie des entreprises admises au Programme national de mise à niveau (PNMAN).

GIVTRADE ouvre la porte en Côte d'Ivoire

11-23-2022 | 11:35:00
GivTrade s’installe officiellement à Abidjan pour donner les meilleures solutions financières , ainsi que la construction de relations durables basées sur la confidentialité, la confiance et la transparence.

[Interview] Jennifer Feaster, Speaker, YouTube Creators Festival

11-23-2022 | 10:12:00
Jennifer Feaster is a Managing Partner at Age Africa, an agency that combines data and creativity to develop performance driven YouTube channels, with unique content optimized for success.

BOAD et DBSA signent un protocole d’accord de partenariat en faveur de la coopération inter-régionale.

11-23-2022 | 09:18:00
La signature entre la BOAD, la Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement et DBSA, Development Bank of Southern Africa témoigne de la volonté de la BOAD de s’inspirer de l’expérience des autres banques multilatérales sur les sujets relatifs aux questions d’inclusion en Afrique.

BERD et AFD lancent un outil pour la prise en compte de la dimension de genre des entreprises

11-23-2022 | 08:26:00
La Banque africaine de développement, la BERD et l’AFD lancent un outil pour aider les entreprises privées et publiques à améliorer la prise en compte de la dimension de genre.

[Column] Alison Palmer: Fighting South Africa's tech skills gap with solutions that deliver value

11-23-2022 | 08:21:00
The global IT skills shortage is real and not going away. According to a May 2022 McKinsey report, an overwhelming majority of companies worldwide (87%) are aware that they either already have a skills gap or will have one within a few years.

[Kenya] Equity appoints Samuel Kirubi as Group Chief Operating Officer

11-22-2022 | 14:41:00
Equity Group has appointed Samuel Kirubi as the Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO). Kirubi moves from the position of Managing Director, Equity Bank Uganda to head the Group operations from the Equity’s head office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Hantec Financial set on further global expansion into African markets

11-22-2022 | 13:24:33
Hantec Financial, a multinational corporation based in Hong Kong with a focus on providing professional financial services to global clients, announced its ongoing global expansion into Rwanda.

Ethos Private Equity asset management firm in Africa to be acquired by The Rohatyn Group

11-22-2022 | 10:33:00
Ethos Private Equity a leading alternative asset management firm in Africa announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The Rohatyn Group.

Afreximbank outlines US$3 billion country programme for Kenya

11-22-2022 | 09:57:00
Kenya is set to benefit from a US$3 billion Country Programme from African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). This was announced during a meeting between Kenya’s President, His Excellency Dr William Ruto, and Professor Benedict Okey Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank.

AFD is funding water and sanitation projects in Ethiopia

11-22-2022 | 08:41:00
The first project funded by AFD will improve access to water for 1 million people in 45 towns, and the second will provide 2.6 million people with improved, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities.

To promote inclusive and sustainable development, Nigeria needs to fix its public finances, World Bank

11-21-2022 | 13:50:00
Macroeconomic and fiscal reforms are urgently needed to lift Nigeria’s development outcomes, which are severely constrained by inefficient use of resources, argues the new Nigeria Public Finance Review report.

[Column] Gbenga Okejimi: With cyber fraud on the rise in Ghana, customer security remains essential

11-21-2022 | 13:25:00
Across Ghana, online financial transactions have become increasingly popular as many Ghanaians have become connected digitally and are using mobile wallets and online banking services are a growing rate.

[Column] Reda Helal: African banks embrace digitalization, the region’s unbanked in their sights

11-21-2022 | 05:10:00
As Africa’s mobile money revolution continues apace, the continent’s banks are keen to expedite the digitalisation of their services as they seek to become key players in the rapidly evolving, internet-based financial services market.

[Kenya] CMA approves TransCentury rights issue

11-21-2022 | 05:07:00
The rights will be issued based on five new ordinary shares for every one existing share held by each shareholder.

African Exchanges Linkage Project goes live on cross-border trading

11-18-2022 | 14:16:00
The African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP), has gone live on integrating the African capital markets by facilitating cross-border trading and free movement of investments in the continent through the AELP Link platform.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting small businesses’ competitivity in the region

11-18-2022 | 13:35:00
Small businesses are the engine of the East African economic growth, employing millions and opening up the member states to interact with each other through seamless trade.