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[Column] Chris Akolo: Why online fraud is high during festive seasons and how to prevent it

12-15-2022 | 09:25:00
The amount of online-fraud attacks usually rise dramatically before the holidays along with the consumers’ need for shopping and, as a result, the need for additional credit means.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Africa’s upstream industry: holding steady in a turbulent oil and gas market

12-15-2022 | 06:38:43
Africa’s oil and gas industry is going to breathe new life into many African economies and will create new opportunities for every many Africans in 2023.

Planet collaborate with ZEP-RE on drought insurance programme in Africa

12-15-2022 | 06:32:29
ZEP-RE aims to leverage PlanetScope 3-5 meter resolution imagery through Planet’s analysis-ready, Surface Reflectance Basemaps products.

Absa Bank Kenya, Melanin Kapital and African Guarantee Fund partner to grow women-led SMEs

12-14-2022 | 13:31:12
Initially, over 600 SMEs will be invited to go through the digital credit process and credit-readiness program run by Melanin Kapital, apply for a loan from Absa Bank that will be guaranteed by the AGF.

[Column] Helmut Engelbrecht: Bridging the digital divide is Africa’s answer to youth unemployment

12-14-2022 | 08:11:02
Survival depended on adopting technological practices, online platforms, and digital solutions that many businesses would’ve preferred to adopt over several years, not within a few months.

British International Investment and African Guarantee Fund sign $75 million programme to fund African SMEs

12-12-2022 | 15:43:00
The eight-year partnership aims to unlock up to $150 million in lending to SMEs and is expected to facilitate up to 17,300 loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa

AFC diversifie son actionnariat avec des participations de la Côte d'Ivoire, de l'île Maurice et d'AfricaRe

12-12-2022 | 15:32:00
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) a annoncé une augmentation de son capital social suite à une injection de capitaux combinée de 38 millions de dollars américains de la part du gouvernement de la Côte d'Ivoire, par l'intermédiaire du ministère de l'Économie et des Finances, du gouvernement de Maurice, via le National Pension Fund (NPF) et le National Savings Fund (NSF), et de la Société Africaine de réassurance (AfricaRe).

African exchanges link AELP demonstrates share trades

12-12-2022 | 15:08:59
The cross-border trading platform linking seven of Africa’s leading securities exchanges was launched yesterday 7 December in Abidjan. The link gives access to over 1,000 of Africa’s biggest and most promising companies, companies with nearly $1.4 trillion of market capitalization (total value of equities listed).

What is the easiest way to buy BTC with cash?

12-12-2022 | 11:42:00
Why would someone initially purchase bitcoin with cash? It is one of the quickest, fastest, and most secret ways to obtain bitcoins.

AGF and National Bank of Kenya partner to finance SMES in WASH sector

12-12-2022 | 11:30:15
African Guarantee Fund has partnered with National Bank of Kenya (NBK) to offer a partial guarantee in respect of defaults arising from loans to various private and public sector SMEs in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector, women-led businesses and Green Financing in Kenya.

Who are the blockchain giants of the future?

12-12-2022 | 10:30:00
Internet behemoths like Google, Amazon, and Facebook have become the most valued businesses globally over the past twenty years.

AELP E-Platform linking seven African capital markets with $1.5 trillion market capitalization

12-12-2022 | 09:48:11
African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA), African Development Bank launch AELP E-Platform linking seven African capital markets with $1.5 trillion market capitalization.

[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all

12-09-2022 | 12:41:37
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.

Tanzanian bankers tap skills from Egyptian Banking Institute

12-09-2022 | 12:24:31
The pogram aims at developing the executive leadership talents and competencies as well as enriching technical knowledge for the senior executives from the African banking and financial sectors by raising the efficiency of human cadres working in these sectors.

[Column] Gbenga Okejimi: Will remittance trends from 2022 in Ghana continue in 2023?

12-09-2022 | 12:10:39
Over the past year, remittances have continued to be a vital source of foreign income in many developing countries across Sub – Saharan Africa, contributing significantly to changing the lives of millions of people.

[Column] Moagi Bodibe: How to build brand relevance in the metaverse

12-09-2022 | 07:03:00
The conventional playbook businesses refer to for customer acquisition and engagement is now obsolete. In the metaverse, where the rules of engagement are still largely undefined, this gap presents itself as a double-edged sword.

Kenya’s economic recovery remains strong, although slowed by drought and inflation, World Bank

12-09-2022 | 07:01:00
This recovery was dampened by global commodity price shocks, the long regional drought, and uncertainty in the run up to the 2022 general elections.

12 millions de dollars pour développer le marché financier et l’inclusion financière en RDC

12-08-2022 | 12:59:00
L’octroi d’un don de 12 millions de dollars américains par le Conseil d’administration du Fonds africain de développement à la République Démocratique du Congo pour mettre en œuvre le Projet d’appui au développement du secteur financier et d’inclusion financière dans le pays.

Une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest selon IFC et OMC

12-08-2022 | 12:51:00
Selon une étude d’IFC et de l'OMC, l'amélioration de l'accès au financement du commerce pourrait entraîner une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest

Growing Crypto Market in South Africa - What Cryptocurrency is best to invest in?

12-08-2022 | 12:00:00
Undoubtedly, trading crypto has become one of the primary sources of income for many people. In South Africa, a few people trade crypto full-time, while most treat it as a side hustle.