ACTESA, a Specialized Agency of COMESA, is collaborating with AGRA to fast-track trading by seed companies on the harmonized COMESA Seed Trade Platform.
The Yellow Card Scheme has committed US$ 3.6 million towards the acquisition of the proposed new headquarters of COMESA.
As South Africa and the world confront the public health, financial and economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, Absa Group is rolling out an extensive relief programme for eligible customers impacted by COVID-19.
Smart Africa has launched a continent-wide technology based coordinated impact response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for Africa.
The Afreximbank has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility to help African countries deal with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
JSE has partnered with TMS to launch the first virtual AGMs in South Africa to enable clients to engage with shareholders when the country is faced with tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.
The African Development Bank has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies.
African Development Bank approves $8.25 million loan to food producer Olivine Industries in Zimbabwe
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $8.25 million corporate loan to Olivine Industries to support the company’s food production expansion plan in Zimbabwe.
The Standard Bank has announced a second wave of relief to help its customer base navigate financial commitments as Covid-19 continues to impact the livelihood of many individuals across the country.
Top-down projects for improving the lives of poor farmers were often unsuccessful because they didn’t systematically consider the diverse rural households survive and thrive.
Kaspersky has announced free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organisations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic.
The Board of Directors at the South African Airways (SAA) announced it has accepted the request from Ms Zuks Ramasia, SAA Acting CEO, for early retirement with her last date of employ being14 April 2020.
The World Bank approved a $100 million development policy operation to support the Government of Madagascar’s investment in human capital.
The EBRD is helping to develop the olive oil sector in Morocco with a loan of up to MAD 55 million to Al Dahra Holding subsidiaries, Al Dahra Morocco Factories and Al Dahra Morocco.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) became the 34th development finance institution to join IFC’s Master Cooperation Agreement to collaborate on expanding private sector investments in African and Middle East infrastructure.
South Africa’s Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME) sector is expected to come under even greater pressure as Government puts extraordinary measures in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Botswana food delivery startup MyFoodness has rebranded as Yamee and announced its entry into the Tanzanian market with a launch in Dar es Salaam.
Safaricom has rolled out a partnership with public transport sector players to accept cashless payments through M-PESA in the ongoing battle to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.
Konnect Africa, Schoolap and Flash Services have announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet.
Credit Agricole Egypt has extended its digital user experience and launched the third digital channel “desktop channel”.