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[Cameroun]: booster la performance des projets de la Banque africaine de développement

11-16-2022 | 12:24:00
Une mission du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a eu des échanges fructueux avec les autorités camerounaises pour l’accélération de la mise en œuvre des projets financés par la Banque.

[Interview] Ismail Akwei, Speaker, YouTube Creators Festival

11-16-2022 | 11:16:00
Ismail is among the speakers at The YouTube Creators Festival, a three-day convention that will bring all content creators across the region to engage, educate and inspire in the global YouTube community.

[Ethiopia] Hibret Bank and Mastercard give small businesses a boost through e-commerce payment solution

11-16-2022 | 09:19:21
Hibir e-commerce is first-of- its kind in the Ethiopian banking industry. This move is expected to help local businesses reach new markets and increase revenue while expanding Ethiopia’s access to the digital economy.

[Column] Mike Smollan: The ‘new informal’: The role of technology in Africa

11-16-2022 | 09:04:41
In Africa, this sector is remarkably resilient, showing adaptability and innovation by adopting new tools and ways of doing business.

UTM Offshore to set a natural gas milestone with Nigeria

11-16-2022 | 08:00:30
UTM Offshore to sign an agreement for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for Nigeria's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility with engineering firms KBR, JGC Corporation and Technip Energies.

Demand for seamless, convenient way of shopping increase growth of e-Commerce in Africa

11-14-2022 | 17:02:00
The electronic commerce (e-Commerce) transaction of goods and services between business-to-consumer (B2C), business-to-business (B2B), consumer-to-consumer, and consumer-to-business, has become rampant in this digital age.

Africa Business Communities Forum: Quels seront les pays Africains plus performants sur le plan économique en 2022?

11-14-2022 | 13:30:00
Africa Business Communities s'est entretenu avec plusieurs entrepreneurs et fondateurs au cours des premiers mois de l'année, et ils ont voté pour déterminer quels pays africains seront les plus prospères en 2022.

More charges,taxes and fees in the air transport industry in Africa a big challenge to AfCFTA

11-14-2022 | 11:31:00
Overcharges, taxation, and accumulation of fees in African air transportation can be a hindrance in achieving and success of African Continental Free Trade Area

[Column] Luigi Marinus: Positioning portfolios during market volatility

11-14-2022 | 10:46:00
Thus far, 2022 has been a challenging time for investors. Geopolitical tension, central banks globally aggressively hiking rates to curb multi-decade high inflation, and a lacklustre global growth outlook.

Finalisation de la mission de FINACTU en Côte d’Ivoire et Burkina Faso.

11-14-2022 | 09:37:00
Finactu finalise un cycle de missions pour les Caisses de Dépôts et Consignations de Côte d’Ivoire et du Burkina Faso.

COMESA received the fund to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region

11-14-2022 | 07:57:13
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group approved a $6.63 million grant to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to develop the pharmaceutical sector in the sub-region.

Africa Business Communities Forum: Which African countries will perform best economically in 2022?

11-11-2022 | 14:25:00
Africa Business Communities talked to several entrepreneurs and founders in the early months of the year, and they cast their votes on which African countries will thrive best in 2022.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge

11-11-2022 | 13:43:56
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.

[Column] Natasha Koli-Muhire: Housing financiers have vital role in promoting housing recovery post disaster

11-11-2022 | 10:54:17
Many countries have constitutions that recognize the right to accessible and adequate housing and to reasonable standards of sanitation under their Bill of Rights. This right to adequate housing is critical more so within the context of disasters.

[Column] Takalani Netshitenzhe: How climate change impacts the telecommunications industry

11-11-2022 | 10:40:37
The importance of climate-change mitigation by South African businesses, and indeed companies across the world, cannot be understated.

OPEC Fund, AfDB deepen cooperation to promote sustainable development in Africa

11-11-2022 | 09:05:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have expanded their partnership with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the UN Climate Conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Oikocredit invests $1m in Standard Life Organisation to support low-income entrepreneurs in Nigeria

11-11-2022 | 08:47:00
Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit is providing a three-year term loan of $1 million to Standard Life Organisation, to empower low-income households and communities through financial services and capacity building.

African insurers take up climate change fight with $14 billion pledge

11-11-2022 | 08:28:00
A group of over 85 insurers in Africa have pledged to create a financing facility to provide $14 billion of cover to help the continent’s most vulnerable communities deal with climate disaster risks such as floods and droughts.

InfraCo Africa to invest US$15m to anchor pioneering new guarantee company

11-10-2022 | 10:04:00
On the opening day of COP27, InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) has announced that it will invest US$15m into a newly established guarantee company, alongside a US$5m commitment from Cardano Development.

[Nigeria] Mastercard signs deal with Lagos State Employment Trust Fund to drive digital financial inclusion for MSMEs

11-10-2022 | 09:51:55
The MoU will boost the capacity of MSMEs to grow their businesses while supporting the startup fintech community in Lagos.