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Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
27-09-2022 | 13:58:00
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
African Business Roundtable Forum: What can African governments do to elevate the continent’s private sector?
26-09-2022 | 15:08:00
The African Business Rountable (ABR), set up by the African Development Bank Group in 1990, is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations.
SmarTek21 expands AI IntelliTek platform in South Africa to streamline health, telecom and education sectors
26-09-2022 | 09:42:00
US West Coast Headquartered SmarTek21, a global pioneer in AI-enabled solutions, announced it has joined forces with Regional Partners AI Intelligent Technologies of South Africa to lead the healthcare, telecommunications and education transformation.
8B Education Investments launches $111,600,000 for African Students at The Clinton Global Initiative
21-09-2022 | 12:21:00
8B Education Investments partners with Nelnet Bank in the first lending program by a US bank to African students enrolled in Americanuniversities; $30m over three years part of a broader $111.6m Commitment at the Clinton Global Initiative to Accelerate African students’ Access to Global Universities
Old Mutual Insure acquires 100% stake in South Africa's Genric Insurance
12-09-2022 | 16:28:00
Old Mutual Insure announced a100% acquisition of Genric Insurance Company (Genric), a licensed non-life and specialist insurer focused on bringing innovative and niche insurance solutions to market.
[South Africa] 1nvest lists U.S. government bonds ETF on the JSE
12-09-2022 | 16:09:00
Shares in the 1nvest ICE U.S. Treasury Short Bond Index Feeder Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) have began trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), giving South African investors exposure to liquid, short-term U.S. government bonds.
Digital Dollar Project launches technical sandbox program
07-09-2022 | 09:48:28
The Digital Dollar Project launches technical Sandbox Program to explore Central Bank Digital Currency Infrastructure Solutions
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Président, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 12:18:00
Mima Nedelcovych est fondateur et président d'AfricaGlobal Schaffer, une société de conseil stratégique spécialisée dans le développement de projets, le financement de projets, la facilitation du commerce et les partenariats public-privé dans les pays en développement, et plus particulièrement en Afrique.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Chairman, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 11:07:00
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych is the Founder and Chairman of AfricaGlobal Schaffer, a strategic consulting firm focused on project development, project finance, trade facilitation, and public-private partnerships in developing countries, with a particular focus on Africa.
Families around the world to pay up to 57% more on school supplies this year, WorldRemit
17-08-2022 | 09:54:00
WorldRemit announced the results of its 2022 Cost of School study , observing how the changing macroeconomic environment has affected the true cost of education across 21 markets globally.
[Interview] Dr. Thomas W. Laryea, Conseiller Juridique, Orrick, USA
11-08-2022 | 11:45:00
Thomas Laryea est un avocat international spécialisé dans la restructuration de la dette souveraine à l'échelle mondiale et dans le financement et l'investissement en Afrique. Également membre de la prestigieuse organisation The African Business Roundtable, M. Laryea offre un aperçu des structures économiques publiques et privées en Afrique et dans le monde.
[Interview] Dr. Thomas W. Laryea, Legal Counsel, Orrick, USA
11-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Dr. Thomas Laryea is an international lawyer focused on sovereign debt restructuring globally and Africa-related finance and investment. Also a member of the prestigious organization, The African Business Roundtable, Dr. Laryea offers expert insights into both public and private economy structures in Africa, and globally.
US-based fintech UMBA acquires majority stake in Kenya’s Daraja Microfinance Bank
03-08-2022 | 09:00:00
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announced the acquisition of 66.06 percent shareholding of Daraja Microfinance Bank (Daraja MFB) by US-based fintech company UMBA.
EXIM Bank approves $279m to support U.S. exports to Cameroon and Brazil
20-07-2022 | 15:52:00
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Board approved two transactions that will support U.S. exports to Cameroon and Brazil. Together, the two projects total more than $279 million.
MATTER and AWS launch incubator programme for EMEA healthcare startups entering the U.S.
24-06-2022 | 15:36:11
MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the launch of a new incubation program in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) called AWS Expand.
Jobomax, Sankofa announce joint venture pilot housing project in Ghana
17-06-2022 | 10:35:00
Sankofa Capital, a Philadelphia-based Real Estate Development Company and Jobomax Global, West Africa's most trusted homebuilder, announced a joint venture pilot housing project in Ghana.
MFS Africa acquires US-based tech company Global Technology Partners
08-06-2022 | 15:53:00
MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, announced it has reached an agreement to buy US-based tech company Global Technology Partners (GTP).
Ethiopian launches new flight connecting Lomé with Washington DC
01-06-2022 | 16:05:00
thiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, commenced thrice-weekly passenger service to Washington DC via Lomé, Togo as of 01 June 2022.
AfDB seeks US support for $1.5 billion emergency food plan for Africa
16-05-2022 | 15:53:26
The plan seeks to avert a looming food crisis in Africa caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine.
[South Africa] LyondellBasell, Sasol form integrated polyethylene joint venture
09-05-2022 | 10:07:28
LyondellBasell and Sasol announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture (JV) through which LyondellBasell will acquire 50 percent of Sasol’s 1.5 MM ton ethane cracker.
DFC signs $14.75m loan to advance economic growth in West Africa and the Sahel region
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), signed a $14.75 million loan portfolio to support lending to small and medium enterprises in West Africa and the Sahel region.
UBA CEO Sola Yomi-Ajayi appointed to US EXIM’s Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee
09-05-2022 | 10:07:08
Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the CEO of the United Bank for Africa (UBA)’s operations in the United States, has been appointed to the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US EXIM) Committee on Sub-Saharan Africa for 2020/2021.
DFC approves $3.6 billion of new investments in global development
09-05-2022 | 10:07:03
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.5 billion across nine projects that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, and emerging markets across the globe.
Montauk Renewables lists on Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:34
US based renewable energy company, Montauk Renewables, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) Main Board, making this the first company listing for 2021.
USTDA, TDB partner to strengthen infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:25
The U.S.Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) to bring high-quality infrastructure solutions to sub-Saharan Africa.
DFC announces initiatives to expand U.S. investment and development in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:06:13
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer and Prosper Africa Executive Chairman Adam Boehler announced a series of efforts to expand U.S. investment in Morocco.
DFC approves over $2.1b in new investments for global development
09-05-2022 | 10:06:04
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.1 billion to advance development in emerging markets in Africa, Eastern Europe, Indo-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Cellulant partners with NALA to power low-cost cross-border payments from the UK and USA into Africa
29-04-2022 | 07:51:00
Cellulant, a Pan-African payments company,  has teamed up with NALA, a Tanzania based fintech company, to power remittance payments from the United Kingdom and United States into Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana.
Tanzania, US sign $5bn investment agreements
26-04-2022 | 10:56:00
Tanzania and the US have signed seven agreements for business projects which are set to be implemented in Tanzania by investors and companies from the United States of America.
Delta Airlines gets South African government nod to fly to Cape Town
20-04-2022 | 13:03:36
Delta Air Lines' application to fly between Atlanta and Cape Town – via Johannesburg – has finally been approved by South Africa's government following a year-long stalemate.
AGRA signs MoU with USDA to improve food and agricultural systems for farmers
12-04-2022 | 15:46:10
​​​​​​​AGRA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enhance the agricultural transformation in Africa to create jobs, boost trade, strengthen resilience, and transform economies.
Satellite Monitor annual research shows SES increase reach to 366 million TV homes worldwide
06-04-2022 | 08:34:00
SES announced the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly.
Bank of America invests $5 million in The Agri-Business Capital Fund
03-03-2022 | 09:38:00
This landmark investment makes it a truly blended fund where public sector investments help attract commercial investors.
Smile Identity launches enhanced document verification in Africa, Europe and North America
25-02-2022 | 11:01:00
Smile Identity, the pan-African identity verification provider, announced the launch of Document Verification, its latest product designed to help companies onboard users onto their platforms.
[African Startup Review] Pie Kamau: Nigerian fintech Flutterwave is now Africa's highest valued Unicorn
18-02-2022 | 16:17:00
As the African fintech industry continues to bloom, so does the funding. Flutterwave, the San Francisco-headquartered and Lagos-based company has now become Africa's highest valued startup with a valuation of over $3 billion.
U.S. government partners with Egypt to boost tourism, further investment to Esna
03-02-2022 | 11:37:00
The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched the Esna Tourism Promotion Campaign in Luxor Governorate, Egypt.
USTDA awards grant to SAHPRA to enhance healthcare access in South Africa
31-01-2022 | 11:26:24
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) for technical assistance and training to help streamline and strengthen regulatory processes for critical healthcare products.
VC firm QED Investors hires Chidinma Iwueke to support domestic and African investments
19-01-2022 | 11:16:48
QED Investors, a global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, has hired Chidinma (Chid) Iwueke to support domestic and African investments.
USTDA partners with Africa Investment Forum to support infrastructure solutions for sub-Saharan Africa
07-12-2021 | 11:40:14
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) launched a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum (AIF) to support high-quality infrastructure solutions for sub-Saharan Africa.
Burger King opens first outlet in Nigeria
01-12-2021 | 10:02:00
American multinational fast food chain Burger King has opened its first outlet in Nigeria in partnership with local firm Allied Food & Confectionary Services Limited.
[Madagascar] USAID launches new public-private partnership with chocolate and spices industry
30-11-2021 | 08:34:18
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on behalf of the American people, has launched a new $5.8 million, five-year, public-private partnership to strengthen Madagascar’s chocolate and spices industry, improve farmer livelihoods, and conserve biodiversity.
DriveWealth collaborates with fintech startup Chipper Cash to introduce US equities in Uganda
25-11-2021 | 07:18:24
DriveWealth's real-time fractional trading technology and API-based brokerage infrastructure will enable the Ugandan population to gain affordable access to investing in U.S. equities for the first time.
Bark Technologies expands online safety service to South Africa
23-11-2021 | 15:16:18
Online safety company Bark Technologies announced its inaugural international expansion with the launch of its monitoring service and parental control tools in South Africa.
USTDA advances internet access in Nigeria
04-11-2021 | 10:15:59
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced grant funding for a feasibility study to help Nigerian company Ekovolt Telco expand internet access for underserved communities in the Niger Delta region.
Huble Digital becomes ISO/IEC 27001 accredited for its five business locations
02-11-2021 | 10:45:00
Huble Digital, an International digital business consultancy, announced it is now officially accredited for ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Security compliance in each of its five international businesses in London, Chicago, Munich, Singapore and Cape Town.
U.S. government provides $125m in economic assistance to Egypt
02-11-2021 | 07:36:00
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of International Cooperation announced seven bilateral assistance agreement amendments worth $125 million in Egypt.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies announces Asia-USA global internet transit route via Africa
19-10-2021 | 11:33:46
Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies announced the launch of its shortest terrestrial fibre route between the East to the West coasts of Africa, connecting Mombasa, Kenya to Muanda, DRC.
South African Health Products Regulatory Authority approves Neoteryx's Mitra devices for specimen collection
05-10-2021 | 12:51:00
The Mitra microsampling device from US-based Neoteryx has now been approved as a Class B in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical device by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) in South Africa.
Avantive Solutions partners with Outworx to offer contact center support in South Africa
05-10-2021 | 12:31:57
Avantive Solutions announced it will now offer contact center support in South Africa through a new partnership with Outworx Contact Center.
United Airlines partners with Airlink to connect customers between the U.S. and Southern Africa
29-09-2021 | 09:16:00
United Airlines and Airlink, a South African airline, announced a new codeshare agreement that will offer customers more connections between the U.S. and Southern Africa than any other airline alliance.
Global Leader Group expands to the UK, Middle East and Africa
23-09-2021 | 12:20:00
The Global Leader Group announced the launch of its new entity for the European, Middle Eastern & African Regions, Global Leader Group EMEA.
United Airlines to begin flights between Washington D.C. and Lagos Nigeria in November
21-09-2021 | 10:15:00
United Airlines announced that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria's largest city.
[Kenya] AAFA formalizes relationship with KAM to promote economic growth in the apparel and footwear industry
21-09-2021 | 08:23:00
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), to collaborate on policy areas that are of mutual to its membership through joint advocacy.
Recruitment technology firm Bloovo expands into Egypt and the US
15-09-2021 | 10:50:03
Bloovo, the recruitment technology company specializing in the provision of AI-powered talent acquisition solutions has expanded to Egypt and the US markets with its wide portfolio of solutions and products
[Ethiopia] Ethio Lease appoints Fregenet Getachew Desta as Acting CEO
08-09-2021 | 15:34:00
African Asset Finance Company (AAFC), a US-based non-bank financial and equipment leasing firm, announced the appointment of Fregenet Getachew Desta as Acting CEO of Ethio Lease.
Letshego Africa partners with Panamax to elevate customer experience with digital accounts
31-08-2021 | 11:51:07
Panamax USA and Africa’s retail financial services provider Letshego Africa have partnered to bring the LetsGoPAY Digital Account to customers across Letshego’s regional footprint.
Kenya joins USTDA’s Global Procurement Initiative
27-08-2021 | 13:55:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has welcomed Kenya as its 14th partner under the Global Procurement Initiative (GPI): Understanding Best Value.
Thermal Dynamics International awarded new $2.2m contract in Africa
20-08-2021 | 14:30:00
Alpine 4 Holdings, the operator and owner of small market businesses, announced that its subsidiary, Thermal Dynamics International, was awarded a new $2.2 million contract in Africa.
Summersalt launches international shipping to over 180 countries
19-08-2021 | 16:29:00
Apparel brand Summersalt announced plans to introduce international shipping to over 180 countries in over 120 different currencies.
Earth Networks partners with Nigerian Meteorological Agency for early warning of severe weather
19-08-2021 | 15:49:00
Earth Networks, a global provider of weather intelligence, announced it formed a partnership with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet).
COMESA, Corporate Council of Africa partner to strengthen US-Africa engagements
13-08-2021 | 08:28:00
The COMESA Business Council signed an MoU with the Corporate Council of Africa (CCA) towards forging new pathways for stronger US-Africa engagements.
Partners bolster Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty
04-08-2021 | 09:30:00
The United States and international partners are investing $80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help end the COVID-19 pandemic and spur sustainable growth.
Expert DOJO commits $5m to invest in female-founded African startups
30-07-2021 | 10:29:00
Expert DOJO is committing $5 million fund to invest in early-stage African startups over the next 6-months. Expert DOJO will host the Africa-only cohort this September, marking the beginning of a long-term commitment.
MCC commits more than $1b in new programs for Africa
29-07-2021 | 08:53:00
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will sign more than $1 billion of new economic growth programs in Africa by the end of 2022, underscoring the agency’s work to support the tremendous infrastructure needs.
Vodacom Business Africa extends Pan-African network to South America
07-07-2021 | 14:34:00
To extend its international footprint, Vodacom Business Africa has taken a step into Brazil, thereby increasing its fixed-connectivity coverage to five continents across the globe.
[Column] Grace Goodrich: Equatorial Guinea models success of U.S. investment in African gas
02-07-2021 | 09:01:42
The African natural gas value chain has become the preferred destination for foreign direct investment – not only because the continent holds over 500 trillion cubic feet of proven reserves, but also because natural gas is a critical step in the global energy transition.
[South Africa] Government and stakeholders sign Master Plan for steel and metal fabrication sector
25-06-2021 | 13:57:25
South African Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, along with industry stakeholders from the steel and metal fabrication sector signed a Master Plan for the sector.
[South Africa] Karpowership denied environmental authorisation for development of gas to power via powerships
25-06-2021 | 13:45:00
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has reached a decision on the three applications which were submitted in October 2020 by Karpowership for an environmental authorisation for the development of gas to power via powerships.
Kenya Airways and Delta Air Lines ink codeshare agreement
24-06-2021 | 08:53:36
Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways PLC have expanded their codeshare agreement, increasing the choice of destinations offered by Delta in Africa and extending Kenya Airways’ reach in North America via the U.S. gateway of New York-JFK.
USTDA announces grant funding to support digital connectivity in South Africa
18-06-2021 | 16:13:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), announced grant funding for a feasibility study to support Dark Fibre Africa efforts to expand reliable and affordable internet access and digital services to underserved populations in South Africa.
South African biotech startup LifeQ secures $47m in Series A funding
28-05-2021 | 09:28:00
South Africa and US-based biotech startup LifeQ secured $47 million in Series A funding from One Bio Venture Studio, a Cape Town-based VC and several other investors.
DFC invests $5 million in Africa Healthcare Network
27-05-2021 | 13:38:40
The project is part of DFC’s comprehensive COVID-19 Response through which the agency is mitigating the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
American homebuilders of West Africa returns to roots with Jobomax rebrand
05-05-2021 | 08:19:09
West Africa's provider of high-quality housing and housing finance solutions announced an updated logo and a return to its founding corporate identity as Jobomax.
Atlanta-based startup Outsource Monetic commences commercial and technical operations in West and Central Africa
04-05-2021 | 16:50:00
Outsource Monetic™, an Atlanta GA based startup, officially started its commercial and technical operations in West and Central Africa regions.
Woolpert selected to provide topographic map of quarter of Nigeria for MinDiver project
29-04-2021 | 08:31:00
Woolpert has been selected to collect, process and deliver topographic mapping across more than one-quarter of Nigeria, or roughly 258,000 square kilometers, under a $4.4 million contract with the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
US e-commerce company Wish enters into partnership with South Africa Post Office
22-04-2021 | 11:16:00
Global ecommerce platform Wish has announced a strategic partnership with South Africa Post Office (SAPO) to strengthen its logistics capabilities and customer experience for South African consumers.
Nostra Terra announces potential portfolio expansion into Tunisia
21-04-2021 | 15:52:00
Nostra Terra, the oil & gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of development and production assets in Texas, USA, announced progress with the planned strategic expansion of its portfolio into Tunisia.
API, African Energy Chamber sign MoU to expand natural gas, oil industry standards and initiatives
07-04-2021 | 11:53:00
The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the African Energy Chamber (AEC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on capacity building initiatives and standardization to enhance safety, environmental protection and sustainability.
AfCFTA, UNDP announce new partnership towards inclusive growth in Africa
31-03-2021 | 08:23:00
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed a strategic partnership to promote trade as a stimulus for Africa’s socioeconomic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association elects new executive board
29-03-2021 | 13:23:00
The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association (USGHAA) met on Saturday March 27, 2021, to announce the results of a national election among Ghanaian alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs.
EU imports from US declined by 13% in 2020 against 5.6% increase from China
01-03-2021 | 22:05:00
For the first time in history, China overtook the US in 2020 as the Euro Area's (EA) top trading partner.
IRC receives $17.8m USAID grant to scale up health services in Liberia
11-02-2021 | 07:41:00
IRC Liberia received a $17.8 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to support the government of Liberia’s National Community Health Program.
Africa and Americas host most of top 30 high-impact wells for 2021, Rystad analysis
09-02-2021 | 13:46:00
Drilling of high-impact oil and gas prospects in 2020 suffered at the hands of the global pandemic, but the overall results were nevertheless positive, a Rystad Energy analysis reveals.
American Farm Bureau seeks for exemption of farm labor from South Africa travel ban
29-01-2021 | 10:21:17
The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking the Biden administration to exempt farm labor from its recent proclamation suspending travel from several countries due to COVID-19 concerns. The ban includes guest workers from South Africa.
New U.S. administration must double down on engagements with African energy opportunities
22-01-2021 | 07:08:52
With a rapidly growing, increasingly urbanized population – and associated needs for energy and infrastructure development – the African continent should be at the forefront of a U.S. investment agenda.
United Women Economic Development Network launched to advance women empowerment
20-01-2021 | 08:39:57
Women business leaders and entrepreneurs from the United States, Bahrain, Morocco, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Uzbekistan, and Kosovo have convened for the virtual launch of the United Women’s Economic Development Network.
180 expands global footprint with launch of New York and MENA hubs
19-01-2021 | 09:28:00
Amsterdam and Los Angeles-based creative agency 180 announced a significant expansion and evolution of its business model, with the opening two new offices, 180 New York and 180 MENA (Middle East North Africa).
United States, Morocco sign cultural property agreement
15-01-2021 | 08:40:00
The U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco David T. Fischer and Morocco’s Minister of Culture Othmane El Ferdaous signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding that protects Moroccan cultural property.
London Real Estate company announces launch targeting African investors
13-01-2021 | 07:49:00
Wetherby Real Estate, which has been created to source and acquire luxury Serviced Accommodation in Prime Central London on behalf of global investors, has announced its launch.
Egyptian telemedicine startup Docspert Health secures funding round for geographical expansion
13-01-2021 | 07:38:00
Docspert Health, a telemedicine startup with operations in the UK and Egypt, announced it has successfully closed Six-Figure USD investment in seed funding from Flat6Labs and a group of angel investors in the UK and USA.
USAID designates Morocco as regional hub for new program in trade and investment under Prosper Africa
08-01-2021 | 12:00:00
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will designate the Kingdom of Morocco as a regional hub for the new, continent-wide Trade and Investment Program funded by USAID under Prosper Africa.
[Column] Jude Kearney: What U.S. political transition might mean for Africa’s oil and gas sector
06-01-2021 | 08:08:30
What does the impending US presidential transition mean for Africa’s oil and gas sector? By virtue of my role at the African Energy Chamber, I simply have to ask: How will the Biden administration approach African oil and gas?
US job marketplace startup Ajuma Technologies set to launch in West Africa
05-01-2021 | 10:37:32
American and Ghana tech startup Ajuma Technologies, Ltd. has announced their plans to launch in early 2021.
Africa Finance Corporation secures $250 million capital loan from US government for infrastructure funding
05-01-2021 | 07:47:00
Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, the infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces it has successfully secured a $250 million tier-2 capital loan from U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.
Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%, UNWTO
22-12-2020 | 07:48:00
According to the latest tourism data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), destinations welcomed 900 million fewer international tourists between January and October when compared with the same period of 2019.
United States delivers $20m in wheat to Sudan
18-12-2020 | 10:24:00
The United States has provided 65,000 metric tons of wheat in the Republic of Sudan through a grant worth $20 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to the World Food Programme (WFP).
IFC partners with American Chamber of Commerce to advance female employment in Egypt
16-12-2020 | 08:12:28
IFC signed a partnership agreement with the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) to help Egyptian companies create more flexible and inclusive workplaces.
South African startup myFanPark merges with Starsona to create a global celebrity engagement platform
04-12-2020 | 11:09:55
South African startup myFanPark has announced its merger with Silicon Valley-based celebrity engagement platform Starsona.
USAID announces joint $30m commitment to unlock finance for agribusinesses in Africa
02-12-2020 | 14:13:00
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and the IKEA Foundation announced a joint $30 million commitment to Aceli Africa.
USAID to launch new, continent-wide Prosper Africa program in trade and investment
19-11-2020 | 07:58:00
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Deputy Administrator John Barsa announced a brand new, continent-wide Prosper Africa program in trade and investment.