The Government of Zambia has launched its National Financial Inclusion Strategy, and its Financial Sector Development Policy, and Financial Capability Survey Report with support from the World Bank Group.
Suez Canal Economic Zone Authority and DP World sign agreement for development of economic zone in Sokhna, Egypt
Admiral Mohab Mamish Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World, have signed a partnership to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt.
[Tunisia] European Investment Bank, Banque de l'Habitat sign $140 million credit facility to boost business financing
The European Investment Bank and Banque de l'Habitat have signed a new line of credit to strengthen access to bank financing for Tunisian companies, supporting more than 250 SMEs and over 1,600 jobs in Tunisia.
Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Opportunities through Support Services (BOSS) center at the Ministry of Commerce.
The Committee of the Governors of Central Banks of ECOWAS Member States led by its chairman, Mr. Godwin Emiefele of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have called for greater synergy between the West African Monetary Agency (WAMA) and ECOWAS in the bid to attain a single currency in the region.
On Monday 6 November 2017 BCX, a member of the Telkom group, announced that the company has launched a digital learning platform which according to the company is designed to propel South African education into the digital future.
Kenya Urban Roads Authority General Manager Daniel Muchiri has told CNN’s Building Bridges programme of the huge financial losses Kenya’s capital is experiencing as traffic jams grind the city to a halt.
To further expand its network reach and peering capabilities, Angola Cables announced today that it expects to establish a Point of Presence (PoP) in Cape Town before the end of the year.
Leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei called on telecom carriers in Africa to focus on providing customers with a great user experience to achieve new value-driven growth.
Tizeti today announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming months.
Succor came the way of the over a thousand hitherto dejected traders affected by the Kano Market fire disasters few months ago as the renowned business mogul, Aliko Dangote made good his promise and donated N500m to rehabilitate them.
Online shopping firm, Jumia Uganda has partnered with Barclays to introduce the card-on-delivery payment option for customers in Kampala.
AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit (SDU) has announced new partnerships with a Senegalese rice miller and a Mozambican livestock company.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company Joint Venture is set to boost the Federal Government power generation aspiration by 480 megawatts through the completion of its Okpai Phase II Independent Power Project by 2019.
A series of Economic Reports of Africa published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa between 2013 to 2016 argue that infrastructure development has a direct effect on the pace of industrialization and transformation of African countries.
Global trade enabler DP World will develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the development of the Port of Berbera, which has seen record container volumes under DP World management.
Orange Botswana will soon deliver world-class video content to its customers across the country thanks to its partnership with recently launched pan-Africa, multi-platform Pay-Tv broadcast network Kwesé TV.
During the first half of the year, Rwanda recorded a low growth rate of 2.9% on average mainly due to low growth of the industry and services sectors as activity in construction recorded a deceleration of -5.5%.
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire have signed a five-year, $524.7 million compact to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Côte d’Ivoire.