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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.
Proparco, Coronation Merchant Bank partner to increase access to trade finance in Nigeria
27-09-2022 | 11:12:00
Proparco announced a $20 million Trade Finance Guarantee Facility for Coronation Merchant Bank (CMB), to establish and deepen partnerships with correspondent banks, thereby increasing access to trade finance in Nigeria.
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX raises $1.6m pre-seed funding to expand to other countries
27-09-2022 | 10:36:00
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX (Secondary Securities Trading and Aggregation eXchange), announced it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms, including LoftyInc Capital and STEMeIn.
Digital bank FairMoney partners with Oradian to accelerate market growth in Africa and Asia
27-09-2022 | 09:50:00
FairMoney, a credit-led mobile banking platform for emerging markets in Africa and Asia, has partnered with Oradian, a cloud-based core banking system, to power its next stage of growth and product innovation.
African Development Bank provides €28m for development of road networks in Senegal
27-09-2022 | 09:18:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a €28.88 million loan for improvements to the road and transport network linking six Senegalese municipalities.
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.
Agribusiness Development Centre launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP)
26-09-2022 | 13:23:00
Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu limited and Rabo foundation has launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP) that will attract Agribusinesses getting out of ideation phase and offer them a business acceleration opportunity which should enable these enterprises to attract markets and funding for growth and sustainability of their operations.
BAD accorde près de 29 millions d’euros pour développer le réseau routier au Sénégal
26-09-2022 | 12:34:36
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, a donné son feu vert à un prêt de 28,88 millions d’euros au Sénégal, pour améliorer le réseau routier et les transports dans six communes du pays.
[RDC]: ARISE IIP signe un accord pour le développement de la zone industrielle de Kin-Malebo
26-09-2022 | 11:29:00
Cet accord entre ARISEIIP et RDC contribuera à l'industrialisation de secteurs stratégiques pour la République démocratique du Congo.
MTN Uganda and Enabel handover new ICT laboratory
26-09-2022 | 11:11:01
Vocational education in the Albertine region has received a major boost following the handover of a fully furnished ICT laboratory to Millennium Business School. The facility jointly established by MTN Uganda and Enabel is aimed at facilitating ICT-enhanced learning.
West african fintech startup Julaya raises $5m extension round to expand its operations
26-09-2022 | 10:40:00
Julaya, a fintech stratup based in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and France, announced it has raised $5 million extension round led by European venture capital fund Speedinvest to expand its operations in West Africa.
Non-banking financial services provider Sanlam launches in Nigeria
26-09-2022 | 10:24:00
Sanlam, Africa’s non-banking financial services provider, announced the launch of its brand in the Nigerian market, rebranding FBN Insurance to Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited.
New study finds that climate finance for Africa needs to grow 9x from $30 billion to $277 billion
26-09-2022 | 10:15:00
Research released from Climate Policy Initiative finds that total annual climate finance flows in Africa for 2020, domestic and international, were only USD 30 billion, just 11% of the USD 277 billion needed annually.
MauBank lance son Green Financing Scheme destiné aux particuliers et entreprises
26-09-2022 | 09:51:00
Encourager la réduction des émissions polluantes, et promouvoir l’adoption et l’utilisation de l’énergie propre et renouvelable. Tels sont les objectifs que s’est fixé la MauBank en lançant le Green Financing Scheme à l’intention des particuliers et des entreprises.
The Rwanda Film Office is investing total budget of 184 million RWF to support filmmakers
26-09-2022 | 08:28:13
The Rwanda Film Office initiated a call for projects with a total budget of 184 million RWF to support filmmakers at various stages of production, from writing to post-production.
[Kenya] Huawei to power Absa's new branch network digital foundation
26-09-2022 | 06:52:04
Huawei Technologies and Absa Kenya have announced a new partnership to build a new platform to drive the bank's corporate digital transformation program.
African Development Bank issues $100m 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond
23-09-2022 | 13:36:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), has issued a $100 million 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond due September 2029. The new issuance was arranged by Citigroup Global Markets and sold to a single Japanese investor, Norinchukin Bank.
Nedbank partners with SA PALS to transform South Africa's agricultural sector
23-09-2022 | 13:18:00
Nedbank has announced a partnership with South African Partners in Agri Land Solutions (SA PALS), to facilitate transformation in the agricultural sector through a funding programme in enterprise development.
Nigerian fintech Flutterwave adds Google Pay as a payment option for African businesses
22-09-2022 | 14:15:00
Nigerian fintech Flutterwave has announced Google Pay, a mobile payment service, developed by Google, as a payment method on Flutterwave.
4G Capital recognized by IFC anf SME Finance Forum for global responsible digital innovator of the year
22-09-2022 | 13:44:00
African Micro and small business-focused neobank 4G Capital has received an Honourable Mention for Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year at the 2022 Global SME Finance Forum Awards.
Pitch AgriHack 2022 announced Six youth technology innovators in Africa as winners
22-09-2022 | 12:18:00
Six youth technology innovators in Africa’s agriculture and food sectors win cash prizes in Pitch AgriHack 2022.
10 Milliards pour contribuer activement au développement des PME de Côte d'Ivoire
22-09-2022 | 11:38:00
Confédération Patronale Unique des PME ( CPU-PME-CI ) dirigée par le Président Moussa Elias Farakhan DIOMANDÉ, ont signé une convention-cadre avec la BNI à son siège à Cocody. Cette convention met à disposition des PME, dix (10) Milliards de francs cfa à des taux avantageux.
Janngo Capital Startup Fund réalise la première clôture de son nouveau fonds de 60€ millions
22-09-2022 | 09:50:00
Janngo Capital Startup Fund, le plus grand fonds de capital-risque africain pour l'égalité des sexes dans le domaine de la technologie, a clôturé son nouveau fonds de 60 millions d'euros.
EIB President Hoyer backs climate adaptation projects across Africa
22-09-2022 | 09:33:06
President Hoyer addressed the Africa Adaptation Summit in Rotterdam, the first-ever global summit to focus solely on accelerating climate adaptation in Africa.
Janngo Capital Startup Fund reaches the first close of its €60 million new fund
22-09-2022 | 09:13:00
Janngo Capital Startup Fund, Africa’s largest gender equal tech VC fund reaches the first close of its €60 million new fund.
Kippa obtained Super Agent Banking Licence from Central Bank of Nigeria
22-09-2022 | 08:45:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Africave Technologies Limited DBA Kippa, the financial management and payments platform, a Payment Solutions Services Licence to Operate as a Super-Agent.
Nedbank partners with Africarare to join the metarverse
22-09-2022 | 08:34:15
This forms part of the financial services group’s strategy to lead in digital, go beyond banking, discover new marketing platforms and leverage new technology to better serve its customers and stay at the forefront through forward-thinking solutions.
[Nigeria] Digital bank FairMoney collaborates with Oradian to accelerate market growth
22-09-2022 | 08:31:39
FairMoney, a credit-led mobile banking platform for emerging markets in Africa and Asia, has partnered with Oradian, a cloud-based core banking system, to power its next stage of growth and product innovation.
KCB Group Shareholders approve proposed Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) acquisition
22-09-2022 | 08:26:39
KCB Group Plc shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition of the DRC-based lender Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) during an Extra Ordinary General Meeting held in Nairobi.
COMESA Central Bank economists undergo training to strengthen financial system
22-09-2022 | 08:26:13
The COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI) organized the training to enhance the implementation of the COMESA Financial System Development and Stability Plan.
Solv Kenya in KES 780m invoice financing partnership
22-09-2022 | 08:18:00
Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) can now access financing to purchase more stock and sell more through Solv Kenya, a Standard Chartered-backed Business-to-Business (B2B) platform for MSMEs.
Business Treepz launches as Treepz celebrates third year anniversary
21-09-2022 | 14:33:20
Africa’s leading shared-mobility startup, Treepz, is set to launch Business Treepz, a new service aimed at providing staff bus solutions and bus rental service in a structured, accessible, and predictable manner for corporate organisations including companies, schools, tour operators and individuals.
Chapa launches online payment gateway service for businesses
21-09-2022 | 14:11:07
The Ethiopian Fintech Startup Chapa, enables organisations and businesses to accept all possible local and international digital payment methods from anywhere in the world.
Banque Africaine de Développement veut accélérer le déploiement de ses projets au Mali
21-09-2022 | 13:59:00
Le gouvernement malien et la Banque africaine de développement ont convenu de donner un coup d’accélérateur aux projets en cours destinés à réduire la pauvreté dans le pays.
[Column] Gbenga Okejimi: How WorldRemit is promoting financial inclusivity in Ghana
21-09-2022 | 13:41:00
In emerging markets all across the globe, marginalized groups face limited access to both financial services and financial literacy.1 As a result of the financial exclusion, many developing countries face extreme poverty rates which leads to instability.
BGFIBANK SA renforce son partenariat avec le Kongo Central
21-09-2022 | 13:11:00
BGFIBANK SA renforce son partenariat avec le Kongo Central afin d'améliorer les conditions de vie à travers le financement des projets d'investissements et structurants
MTN Cameroon launched a brand campaign profiling MTN Business
21-09-2022 | 12:52:23
MTN Cameroon launched a brand campaign profiling MTN Business – the ICT leader in Africa, which aims to be a trusted partner to businesses in their digital evolution and ultimately achieve #BusinessDoneBetter across the continent.
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
CreditCare Tech partners with Moneygram to expands trusted service in Nigeria and more locations globally
21-09-2022 | 11:39:24
Creditcare Technology announced that they have partnered with MoneyGram a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, to expand further into the emerging markets of the Philippines, Vietnam, and, now Nigeria with Moneygram.
IFAD, partners slash the cost of migrant remittances to Ghana
21-09-2022 | 10:09:29
Through the PRIME Africa initiative, also co-financed by the European Union (EU), IFAD is providing grants to leading private sector actors to expand access and lower costs of digital remittances from migrant workers based in several European countries.
[Kenya] AM Best affirms credit ratings of East Africa Reinsurance Company
21-09-2022 | 09:57:53
The ratings reflect EARe’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as very strong, as well as its adequate operating performance, limited business profile and marginal enterprise risk management.
Sitarail réceptionne nouvelle bourreuse pour la maintenance de la voie ferrée entre Côte d’Ivoire et Burkina Faso
21-09-2022 | 09:31:39
SITARAIL a réceptionné au port d’Abidjan une nouvelle bourreuse – niveleuse – dresseuse d’une valeur de 2 milliards de FCFA (plus de 3 millions d’euros), destinée à l’entretien et à la maintenance du chemin de fer entre la Côte d’Ivoire et le Burkina Faso.
MoneyGram Helps e& offer mobile wallets to 160M Consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East
21-09-2022 | 09:08:00
MoneyGram and e& international expand their partnership, enabling 160M consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East to send money globally
NSE admits Private Wealth Capital as an Authorized Securities Dealer in Kenya
20-09-2022 | 13:37:35
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has admitted Private Wealth Capital Limited (PWCL) as an Authorized Securities Dealer (ASD) for fixed income securities listed on the NSE following the firm’s approval to operate as an ASD.
How Africa can escape chronic food insecurity amid climate change, IMF
20-09-2022 | 13:08:00
Climate change is intensifying food insecurity across sub-Saharan Africa, where Russia’s war in Ukraine and the pandemic are also adding to food shortages and high prices.
African Women Impact Fund launches with $60 million commitment to drive an inclusive investment environment
20-09-2022 | 12:16:55
The AWIF Initiative’s primary purpose is to overcome the systemic barriers and investor biases in the asset management industry, by enabling and promoting women-owned and women-led funds on the African continent.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
20-09-2022 | 10:28:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
20-09-2022 | 10:13:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
Clickatell partners with Central Bank of Nigeria to provide eNaira banking service
19-09-2022 | 14:47:00
Clickatell has partnered with the Central Bank of Nigeria to deliver fast, simple, and cost-effective eNaira banking services to all Nigerians using the USSD channel.
Ministère des finances annonce la tenue de la conférence risque pays sur les investissements
19-09-2022 | 13:51:00
La RDC a été notée BBB "Pays d'investissement à risques modéré", en juin dernier par l'agence de notation Bloomfield investment corporation. Au regard de cette notation, selon le ministère des Finances, la RDC tient à l'amélioration de sa notation sur le climat des affaires.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
BAD soutient une convention de financement pour développer les chaînes de valeur agricoles au Cameroun
19-09-2022 | 12:22:00
Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Projet de développement des chaînes de valeurs agricoles, le gouvernement camerounais et la Banque africaine de développement ont convenu de mettre en place un fonds de 13,12 millions d’euros.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
[Kenya] Unregulated digital lenders directed to cease operations
19-09-2022 | 10:55:00
The licensing and oversight of the digital lender was precipitated by concerns raised by the public about the predatory practices of the unregulated DCPs.
Lipalater Uganda partners with Millenium Infosystems to access quality IT Solutions affordably
19-09-2022 | 10:08:00
Lipa Later Uganda has entered into a strategic partnership with Millenium Infosystems to allow consumers to access quality IT solutions affordably in Uganda ranging from small operations to big sized corporations.
NNPC Limited signs MoU with Morocco and west African countries for $25 billion gas pipeline
19-09-2022 | 09:41:00
The agreement is set to reinforce European energy security and assist with the sustainable development of West African countries.
[chronique] Marlene Mutimawase: Hausse des prix des produits alimentaires, une grande pression pour les PMEs
19-09-2022 | 08:53:00
La hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires et des intrants, ainsi que les défis contextuels actuels, mettent les PME du secteur alimentaire sous pression en Afrique.
Mobile remittances to lead digital revolution in marginal rural areas in five African countries
16-09-2022 | 14:35:00
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced its first grant to a digital payments company, MFS Africa, to promote the use of mobile remittances in marginal rural areas in five African countries.
[South Africa] FSCA approves amendments to list actively managed ETFs on the JSE
16-09-2022 | 14:15:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) announced that the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has approved amendments to the JSE Listings Requirements that will pave the way for issuers to list and trade Actively Managed ETFs (AMETFs).
Equity bank set to acquire certain assets and liabilities of Spire Bank, Kenya
16-09-2022 | 13:43:00
Equity Bank announced it has signed an Assets and Liabilities Purchase Agreement with Spire Bank for the purchase of certain assets and liabilities.
Stanbic Bank’s borderless banking platform records demand and growth in East Africa
16-09-2022 | 09:30:00
Spanning a single network that includes Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Sudan, the Borderless Banking solution has grown exponentially between January 2021 to March 2022, at a rate of USD 40 million of transactional volume from virtually zero in January 2021.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
16-09-2022 | 08:17:27
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
Mastercard and Ecobank Group partner to digitize agricultural value chains in Africa
16-09-2022 | 07:08:30
Under the partnership, Ecobank will extend the reach and impact of the Mastercard Farm Pass platform leveraging its Pan-African network of 33 countries.
Ecobank partners with AMA Academy to launch fintech training and awards for African journalists
15-09-2022 | 13:38:00
Ecobank Group and AMA Academy will work together to develop customised fintech training modules for business, finance, and tech journalists across the continent. Modules will be available in two languages: English and French.
Côte d’Ivoire et Afreximbank annoncent le prochain CANEX Weekend à Abidjan
15-09-2022 | 13:26:00
Le Gouvernement de la République de Côte d’Ivoire et la Banque africaine d’Import-Export (Afreximbank) a annoncé que le prochain Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND) aura lieu à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, du 25 au 27 novembre 2022.
LuxSE et la BRVM unissent leurs forces sur la finance durable
15-09-2022 | 12:40:00
La Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) et la Bourse de Luxembourg (LuxSE) ont procédé à la signature d'un protocole d’accord (MoU) qui met essentiellement l'accent sur la finance durable dans la zone UEMOA.
CellPoint Digital partners with Radisson Hotel Group
15-09-2022 | 11:20:01
Radisson Hotel Group will now use CellPoint Digital’s full payment orchestration platform to seamlessly integrate new payment methods, new acquirers and stored card facilities.
[Nigeria] Fintech startup Kippa raises $8.4 million seed round
15-09-2022 | 11:11:00
Nigerian fintech startup Kippa has raised $8.4 million in an oversubscribed seed round. This round of funding was led by Goodwater Capital.
Xente Tech acquires PSO license from Bank of Uganda
15-09-2022 | 10:58:00
PSO license open up opportunity for Xente to provide world-class financial technology solutions to businesses in Africa and is a commitment to Xente customers, partners, and other stakeholders, that they are offered a safe and compliant service.
[Nigeria] SAS Summit demonstrates how AI can cast a safety net over African financial services
15-09-2022 | 10:57:00
Innovation and digital transformation have driven the rapid expansion of financial services across the continent, especially over mobile devices by telecommunications providers, bringing transactional power to customers in the most rural areas.
Insurtech startup Turaco secures $10 million funding to drive insurance adoption
15-09-2022 | 10:50:00
Turaco, the insurtech driving mass market insurance adoption, has announced the close of a $10 million Series A equity round led by AfricInvest, via the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund, and existing investor, Novastar Ventures.
Verto announces new partnership with Africa-focused firm Xente
15-09-2022 | 10:44:24
B2B cross-border payments firm Verto has partnered with Xente, a multicurrency digital payments platform for African businesses, to provide cross-border payment services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Uganda.
LatAm fintech giant EBANX expands its payments solutions to Africa
15-09-2022 | 10:04:00
The Brazilian unicorn views Africa as the “next frontier” that is poised for rapid digital transformation. EBANX now provides local payment solutions in 18 countries worldwide, including three of the top-10 economies in Africa: South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.
Flutterwave launches eNaira payments for businesses in Nigeria
15-09-2022 | 09:46:00
Nigerian PayTech Flutterwave has launched support for the eNaira,The payment method is available to all Flutterwave merchants who want to collect Nigerian Naira (NGN) from their customers who have the eNaira app.
EBRD and donors support electric transport provider in Egypt
15-09-2022 | 09:09:56
The EBRD and donors are enabling Abou Ghaly Motors (AGM), a leading transport provider in Egypt, to purchase 250 range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) for its taxi services, in a boost for the development of the country’s e-mobility sector.
DEG celebrates 60th birthday with recent loan of EUR 23 million for SME financing in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 08:52:00
Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH ( DEG) celebrates its 60th birthday. It was founded by the German government to support the expansion of the private sector in developing countries with investment capital.
IFC launched $2 Billion Global Bond to support private investment in developing countries
14-09-2022 | 11:44:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, issued a new US dollar global benchmark bond, raising $2 billion to unlock private investment in emerging markets and developing economies.
Letshego Group launches affordable housing to support more citizens across its Pan-Africa footprint
14-09-2022 | 11:28:00
Launching first in Botswana and Namibia, Letshego aims to bring structure and security to more families across its footprint with the launch of its ‘Affordable Housing’ suite of financial solutions.
Launch of VFEX Online Trading Platform
14-09-2022 | 11:11:31
The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange Limited (“VFEX”) announced the launch of VFEX Direct, an online trading platform specifically designed for retail investors.
[Kenya] Equity Bank set to acquire Spire Bank
14-09-2022 | 09:08:00
Equity Bank (Kenya) Ltd, a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings has signed an Assets and Liabilities Purchase Agreement with Spire Bank Limited for the purchase of certain assets and liabilities of Spire Bank Limited.
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.
Ecobank Transnational appoints Jeremy Awori as new Group CEO
12-09-2022 | 15:38:55
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has appointed Jeremy Awori as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer, to succeed Ade Ayeyemi, who is set to retire after he attains the age of 60, in accordance with ETI policy.
Afreximbank will attend AEW 2022 to sign deals and forge partnerships
12-09-2022 | 12:33:00
Representing the official partner of AEW 2022,delegation from Afreximbank led by the organization’s Chairman and President, Prof. Benedict Oramah, will be coming to AEW 2022 to lead discussions, sign oil and gas deals, and reshape the narrative on Africa’s energy future.
Elekta rejoint la Facilité Africaine d'Equipement Médicale/IFC pour élargir l'accès aux soins contre le cancer
12-09-2022 | 12:21:00
La participation de la société suédoise Elekta à la facilité dirigée par l'IFC aidera les hôpitaux et les cliniques autonomes d'Afrique subsaharienne à obtenir et à entretenir plus facilement des équipements de radiothérapie et d'oncologie de précision utilisés pour traiter le cancer du col de l'utérus, du sein, du cerveau, du poumon et d'autres types de cancer.
Elekta joins IFC’s Africa Medical Equipment Facility to expand access to cancer care
12-09-2022 | 12:06:00
Sweden-headquartered Elekta's participation in the IFC-led facility will help hospitals and stand-alone clinics in sub-Saharan Africa more easily obtain and service precision radiotherapy and oncology equipment used to treat cervical, breast, brain, lung, and other types of cancer.
[Nigeria] Yellow Card surpassed 1 million customers across 16 African countries in March
12-09-2022 | 11:24:27
Yellow Card Financial, the fastest growing cryptocurrency company on the continent, celebrates exceeding 1 million customers in only three years.
AGRA and GAIN signed cooperation agreement
12-09-2022 | 10:33:43
The heads of the African Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) signed a new five-year cooperation agreement at the 2022 African Green Revolution Forum in Kigali.
Amethis and Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity complete final close of Amethis MENA II on target at EUR 120mn
12-09-2022 | 09:25:23
AMF II is the second fund of the Amethis franchise focused on the MENA region, its fifth fund in total, and targets majority and minority investments ranging from EUR 5-15mn in fast-growing small-to-medium sized enterprises in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan
GlobalCorp launched “Ollin for Lifestyle Finance” in the Egyptian Market
12-09-2022 | 09:13:49
GlobalCorp a leading non-banking financial institution in Egypt, announced the launch of its new B2C platform for lifestyle financing under the brand name ‘Ollin’.
Banco Bai, Angola's biggest bank modernises its tech infrastructure
12-09-2022 | 06:43:00
Angola’s biggest lender Banco BAI has taken bold steps to modernise its technology infrastructure, enabling it to meet the increasingly digital demands of its growing customer base.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
Six Rwandan startups to receive $100,000 Google funding
08-09-2022 | 12:22:00
Six Rwanda startup companies have been selected to receive $100,000 (approx. Rwf100 million) as part of Google funding initiative for African tech companies.
[Nigeria] FIntech startup NowNow raises $13 million
08-09-2022 | 12:21:00
Nigerian fintech startup NowNow Digital Systems has raised $13M in its seed round for expansion across Africa. The company was founded in 2016 by CEO Sahir Berry and co-founder Mahesh Nair to expand financial inclusion and spur job creation.
Le groupe BCP réalise la première émission obligataire sur Blockchain au Maroc
08-09-2022 | 11:27:00
Le groupe BCP lance, avec l’accompagnement de l’AMMC et la participation de Maroclear, une opération d’émission d’obligations basée sur la technologie Blockchain.
Banque Populaire de Mauritanie acquiert la dernière version de la plateforme iMAL pour renforcer son activité
08-09-2022 | 11:16:00
La Banque Populaire De Mauritanie fait passer la Banque Islamique au niveau supérieur avec la mise en service réussie de la version R14.5 d'iMal d'Azentio
Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah is 2022 Africa Food Prize Laureate
08-09-2022 | 10:56:26
The Director of West African Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, has been named the 2022 Africa Food Prize Laureate for his achievements in training African Agricultural Scientists for Africa.
Old Mutual Insure acquires specialist insurer Genric
08-09-2022 | 10:41:00
Old Mutual Insure announced the signing of a Share Purchase Agreement that will see Old MutualInsure acquire 100% of Genric Insurance Company Limited (Genric).
GIZ s’associe avec Comoé Capital pour renforcer l’agro-industrie ivoirienne
08-09-2022 | 10:24:00
Comoé Capital, en partenariat avec la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a récemment lancé une nouvelle initiative visant à renforcer le secteur agroalimentaire et à contribuer à la mise en place de chaînes d’approvisionnement durables en Côte d’Ivoire.
ThetaRay AI Tech to monitor African payments for Nigerian fintech ARCA
08-09-2022 | 10:08:46
ARCA is the first Nigerian fintech to adopt ThetaRay’s advanced SONAR solution, industry renowned for its ability to detect the very first signs of sophisticated financial crime.