Santam acquires MTN South Africa device insurance book

03-23-2023 | 08:12:00
Santam, South Africa’s leading short-term insurer, has entered into an alliance with MTN South Africa, that will see the company purchase the mobile telecommunication firm’s device insurance book.

[Interview] Jean Kokouvi Etse, Directeur Général, SGI-TOGO

03-23-2023 | 07:43:00
Jean Kokouvi Etse DG de SGI TOGO co-chef de file du Syndicat de Placement. La SGI-TOGO fait partie d’un Consortium de trois SGI retenues pour l’opération de BOAD TITRISATION.

[Column] Jon Tullett: Cloud economics for enterprises

03-23-2023 | 06:19:00
According to Jon Tullett, Associate Research Director, IT Services & Cloud, at IDC sub-Saharan Africa, this is something that is often overlooked when determining whether the cloud solutions a company is using are providing optimal value.

IFC partners with Bank One Ltd. to strengthen its climate resilience in sub-Saharan Africa

03-22-2023 | 11:47:00
IFC and Bank One Limited signed a partnership to help the commercial bank better assess and mitigate climate-related financial risks across its business portfolio and strengthen its credit risk reporting practices.

[Nigeria] Afreximbank enhances financing facility for Fidelity Bank plc, from $125 million to $180 million

03-22-2023 | 11:42:43
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the enhancement of the financing facility provided to Fidelity Bank plc, Nigeria under the Afreximbank Trade Facilitation Programme (AFTRAF).

[Interview] Mme Adji Sokhna Mbaye, DG de BOAD TITRISATION

03-22-2023 | 11:37:00
Interview de Mme Adji Sokhna Mbaye, DG de BOAD TITRISATION arrangeur de l’opération et M. ETSE, DG de SGI TOGO co-chef de file du Syndicat de Placement.

African Development Bank approves $30 million Trade & SME Finance Facility for Family Bank Limited

03-22-2023 | 09:26:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a $30 million Trade & SME Finance Facility for Family bank Limited (FBL) in Kenya.

RMB assists IPP Msenge with project finance debt funding

03-22-2023 | 08:56:27
RMB helps curb the energy crisis with South Africa’s first utility-scale wheeled wind energy project

50M€ pour soutenir les PMEs exportatrices marocaine avec la Banque Centrale Populaire

03-20-2023 | 14:43:00
50M€ pour soutenir les petites et moyennes entreprises exportatrices avec la Banque Centrale Populaire.

Infra Impact and Prescient support Eagle Towers expansion

03-20-2023 | 14:22:45
Infra Impact Investment Managers has helped its portfolio company, Eagle Towers, secure a ZAR100m senior secured loan facility to support Eagle Towers’ growth and expansion plans.

[Column] Mukesh Bector: The Ingredients of Tech Innovation

03-20-2023 | 13:50:00
Time only moves in one direction, and with it, we must keep evolving. Technology has become central to our development as a species and is likely to remain

[Interview] Joel Daniel, Founder, Solutions Platforms, Nigeria

03-20-2023 | 13:03:00
Joel Daniel is the founder of Solutions Platforms, a company that grooms young people to succeed and have global relevance by leveraging its various programs designed to foster international education.

200 millions d’EUR à l’appui de la résilience sanitaire en Afrique

03-20-2023 | 11:07:00
la BEI et Afreximbank lancent une initiative d’investissement de 200 millions d’EUR à l’appui de la résilience sanitaire.

Operationalisation of the AfCFTA Adjustment Fund MoU signed in Rwanda

03-20-2023 | 10:09:00
The AfCFTA Secretariat and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed the Host Country Agreement for the AfCFTA Adjustment Fund with the Republic of Rwanda.

[Column] Takalane Khashane: Building a digital, sustainable bank for the future

03-20-2023 | 07:24:00
Banks in South Africa are increasingly using new technologies, digital solutions, and data analytics to reimagine and enhance customer service and provide personalized offerings

[Column] Abiodun Adebimpe: Higher demand for dollars assets in West Africa despite greenback’s ongoing strength

03-17-2023 | 10:24:00
Recent and ongoing global events have created massive demand destruction in crude oil, agricultural products and precious metals such as gold. Supply chains are also still to recover.

Zemen Bank partners with global software firm Netcetera to enhance digital payments

03-17-2023 | 10:20:04
The market for digital payments is growing steadily in Ethiopia, as more and more customers gain better access to e-Commerce sites and want to shop from their mobile devices.

Asset brokerage firm Exness launches in Kenya

03-17-2023 | 08:31:00
Exness management inaugurated the office, in the presence of key executives, clients, and partners, further cementing its presence and growth both in Kenya and in the broader region of Africa.

Lancement du programme i-dice pour promouvoir les technologies numériques et les industries créatives

03-16-2023 | 12:17:00
Le gouvernement fédéral du Nigéria a lancé une initiative visant à promouvoir l'esprit d'entreprise et l'innovation dans les technologies numériques et les industries créatives.

[Column] Gur Geva: How biometrics can fuel inclusive growth in Nigeria’s ICT sector

03-16-2023 | 12:07:46
Nigeria is at an inflection point where it needs to adopt enabling technologies at scale to support high growth in the telecommunications and digital sectors. Using the right technology as a catalyst, these sectors can support financial inclusion and widespread economic growth.