Features

[Column] Patrick Utomi: For AfCFTA to deliver on its promise, we must address concerns of entrepreneurs

11-29-2022 | 11:04:00
We must recognise the preponderance of micro-small and medium sized enterprise in the continent’s commercial landscape.

[Column] Anthony Mwangi: Reinvigorate Kenyan textiles and apparel sector to create jobs

11-29-2022 | 10:58:52
This might surprise you, but Kenya is one of the global suppliers of big fashion brands in America.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Africa’s gas markets interconnected and in a squeeze, going into 2023

11-29-2022 | 10:56:46
We expect to see Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria leading African gas and LNG flows to Europe. This seems like a natural progression.

[Interview] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD, Founder & CEO of DoctorAI

11-28-2022 | 13:53:00
DoctorAI is a HealthTech and Artificial Intelligence-based company, officially registered in November 2021, founded by two Rwandans medical doctors ,Dr. Kevin MURAGIJIMANA & Dr. David NDAYISHIMIYE.

AECF and AFAWA partner to unlock the entrepreneurial capacity of women-led enterprises in Africa

11-28-2022 | 09:42:34
The project aims to expose women to critical financial and expertise training integral to support the scaling of their businesses

45 millions de dollars dédié aux PME et des etablissements de Microfinance de la RDC

11-28-2022 | 09:08:00
Rawbank et l’African Guarantee Fund renforcent leur partenariat dédié aux PME à hauteur de 45 millions de dollars.

Nigeria and Ghana conclude first successful transaction through the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System

11-28-2022 | 08:54:58
PAPSS allows African importers to make real-time payments to suppliers, by eliminating the need to convert the amount to be transferred to their counterparts in a third (hard) currency first, such as US dollars or Euros.

Africa is one of the world's fastest growing crypto markets

11-26-2022 | 16:17:00
Analysis by blockchain data platform Chainalysis has revealed that Africa’s crypto market is growing faster than anywhere else in the world.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Accelerating sustainable and clean transport solutions

11-25-2022 | 13:05:00
A bulk of East African countries’ electricity comes from renewables. Yet the region’s transport sector relies entirely on imported petroleum fuels.

[Column] Wally Fisher: Fintech: The answer to driving Africa’s financial inclusion

11-25-2022 | 08:37:40
Seeing that financial tools, such as bank accounts are vital for the upliftment out of poverty, it is also concerning to see that women make up 56% of all unbanked adults globally. In Kenya, for instance, two-thirds of unbanked adults are women.

UBA’s Gross earnings hit $1.4bn with 12.3% growth in profit

11-24-2022 | 10:04:34
In its financial report filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), UBA reported a 12.3% rise in Profit Before Tax to close at $318.4 million compared to $283.7million recorded at the end of the third quarter of 2021, while Profit After Tax also rose significantly by 10.9% to $266.6 million up from $240.4 million recorded a year earlier, thus sustaining its annualised return on average equity for Q3 2022 at 19.2%.

Standard Bank Group invests R50 billion on renewable energy projects

11-24-2022 | 08:03:09
Standard Bank Group, of which Stanbic Bank Zambia is a member, has stated that R50 billion has been set aside for renewable energy projects over the next three-years across all its operating regions.

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.