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Afreximbank appoints new Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for FEDA

05-13-2022 | 10:58:06
Afreximbank has announced the appointment of Ms. Marlene Ngoyi as the Chief Executive Officer of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA), the Bank’s development-oriented subsidiary. Mr. Emmanuel Assiak has been appointed Chief Investment Officer.

Plus de $30 billions nécessaires pour atteindre les objectifs de la lutte contre la désertification

05-13-2022 | 10:37:00
Il faudrait plus de 30 billions de dollars pour atteindre les objectifs de la Convention des Nations unies sur la lutte contre la désertification (CNULCD), mais l'inaction pourrait coûter encore plus cher.

Is Africa ready for green growth? AfDB assesses some countries

05-13-2022 | 10:23:00
A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa.

Four ways to level up your digital marketing strategies

05-13-2022 | 10:08:00
With more and more businesses moving into the e-commerce space, it's increasingly becoming essential to curve a way for your online business to stand out and thrive among competitors.

[Column] Kelly-Ann Mealia: South Africa advances Gas-to-Power agenda

05-13-2022 | 10:03:00
As South Africa experienced Stage 4 load-shedding last week, state-owned utility Eskom announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of gas to the Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power stations in the Western Cape province.

[South Africa] JSE amends listings requirements to cut red tape, create an enabling environment

05-13-2022 | 08:53:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), announced that the Financial Sector Conduct Authority has approved amendments to the JSE listings requirements, which will reduce red tape and create an enabling environment for companies listed on the bourse.  

The 8 tourism sectors and how they are excellently covered on Kenyan Safaris

05-13-2022 | 08:45:00
Looking at how a country scores in relation to its tourism sectors helps you to allay misconceptions and make more informed choices.

EBRD, ANP partner to promote climate resilience of Moroccan port sector

05-13-2022 | 08:18:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is enhancing the climate resilience of ports along Morocco’s Atlantic coastline by providing a €40 million loan to Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP).

EBRD, BOA join forces to develop green sustainable finance framework in Morocco

05-13-2022 | 08:11:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Bank of Africa (BOA) signed a technical cooperation agreement to develop a green sustainable finance framework to support Morocco’s financial system.

Africa Finance Corporation launches $2 billion facility to support economic recovery in Africa 

05-12-2022 | 15:57:43
AFC has committed to funding up to 50% of the new African Economic Resilience Facility and mobilising the remainder through the Corporation’s network of international partners and investors.

[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses three fund managers

05-12-2022 | 15:54:55
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has issued licenses to African Alliance Kenya Asset Managers Limited, CPF Financial Services Limited and Kuza Asset Managers Limited to operate as fund managers in the capital markets.

[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Safaricom’s mobile money service M-Pesa revenue hit Ksh.107.69 Billion

05-12-2022 | 15:53:00
According to Safaricom's Full Year 2021/2022 results released this week, M-Pesa revenue grew by 30.3% to hit Ksh. 107.69 Billion making it one of the biggest contributors to Safaricom's net profits. 

[Morocco] Atos And Inwi support Umnia Bank in transformation of its information system

05-12-2022 | 15:51:41
Atos and inwi announced that they are supporting Umnia Bank, Morocco’s participatory bank, as part of the outsourcing programme for its information system, a key step in the development of its IT infrastructure. 

Central bank BCEAO sets up fintech promotion bureau

05-12-2022 | 09:05:10
A few days ago, the central bank issued the first e-money issuance license to a fintech, Wave notably. With the creation of the support bureau, analysts expect incentive guidelines for fintech startups active in West Africa.

La CCA-Bank en mission d'augmenter son capital

05-12-2022 | 08:04:00
La CCA-Bank convoque ses actionnaires en vue d’augmenter son capital, actuellement de 10 milliards de FCFA.

Les marques de distributeurs et les emballages personnalisés essentiels pour redéfinir la perception des marques "Made in Africa".

05-12-2022 | 07:14:00
Les biens et produits fabriqués en Afrique sont souvent perçus comme étant de qualité inférieure à ceux d'autres pays. Redéfinir cette image est essentiel pour accroître la compétitivité des fournisseurs africains, tant au niveau local qu'international.

Private Labels, Custom Packaging Key to Redefining Poor Perception of ‘Made in Africa’ Brands

05-12-2022 | 07:01:00
Goods and products manufactured in Africa are often perceived to be of inferior quality compared to those from other countries. Redefining that image is key to increasing the competitiveness of African suppliers both locally and internationally.

[South Africa] JSE launches equity market data analytics platform in collaboration with big xyt

05-11-2022 | 15:58:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), announced the deployment of an innovative new information service leveraging big xyt’s Liquidity Cockpit for security analytics.

African Exchanges Linkage Project onboards 30 broker firms to facilitate cross-border trading

05-11-2022 | 15:49:34
The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) is inching closer towards integrating the African capital markets by facilitating cross-border trading and free movement of investments in the continent.

[column] Marlene Mutimawase: Is Africa ready to fight cybercrime?

05-11-2022 | 10:04:47
More and more Africans are going online, increasing the continent's contribution to the global economy. Everyone - businesses, governments and individuals - must learn to protect their data and digital sovereignty.