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[Column] Alta Prinsloo: Empowering finance professionals is fundamental in attaining sustainable development in Africa
07-12-2023 | 14:27:52
This evolution has, not only transformed our roles and responsibilities as finance and accounting professionals but has also shifted the skillsets required demanding continuous learning and upskilling.
Kenya's mobile-first strategies make fintechs vulnerable to cyber attacks
07-12-2023 | 12:41:00
Kenya is currently ranked 25th in the world as the most likely to be targeted for malware attacks according to Check Point Research’s October Malware Report.
STANLIB launches new fund to offer higher yield to corporate treasuries
07-12-2023 | 09:06:00
STANLIB has launched a new fund, the STANLIB Corporate Enhanced Yield Fund, in response to demand from SA’s corporate treasuries for a higher yield on a portion of the substantial cash they hold for longer dated requirements.
Nuvei enters global payments partnership with Microsoft
07-12-2023 | 09:00:00
Nuvei Corporation, the Canadian fintech company, announced that it has partnered with Microsoft to deliver leading payment experiences for customers of its products, solutions, and services across many of its key markets.
FMI accorde $495 millions de crédit pour soutenir la Côte d’Ivoire
07-12-2023 | 08:45:00
Le conseil d’administration du FMI conclut les premières revues de la facilité élargie de crédit (FEC) et du mécanisme élargi de crédit (MEDC) de la Côte d’Ivoire
[Nigeria] FinTech startup Grey rebrands to boost global expansion
07-12-2023 | 07:24:00
Grey, a fintech started by two Nigerians to simplify sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans has rebranded completely with a new logo and website.
dLocal and Jeeves announce strategic partnership to streamline client payouts globally
07-12-2023 | 07:15:00
dLocal, a leading cross-border payment platform, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Jeeves, a global financial technology platform that provides businesses with comprehensive financial solutions, to facilitate secure client payments across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Wic Capital obtient un prêt de 1 million $ pour accroître le financement de PME détenues par des femmes
07-12-2023 | 06:47:00
Le fonds d’investissement centré sur les femmes, Wic Capital, a obtenu une ligne de crédit de l’investisseur britannique FSD Africa pour poursuivre son activité de financement de femmes entrepreneures au Sénégal et en Côte d’Ivoire.
FMO & Green Climate Fund tackle biodiversity loss & deforestation through USD 180 mln agreement to &Green Fund
07-12-2023 | 06:23:35
At COP28, Green Climate Fund (GCF) and FMO signed an agreement to provide a USD 180 million investment to the &Green Fund. The investment from GCF, the world’s largest dedicated climate fund, will help to unlock private sector capital for &Green which will further equip the fund in its mission to promote global food security.
Trezor Bitcoin has introduced Trezor Academy & Bitcoineta
06-12-2023 | 08:45:00
Trezor Bitcoin has introduced Trezor Academy & Bitcoineta to spread Bitcoin knowledge to all Africans.
AFC signs US$350 million long-term line of credit with African Development Bank for Infrastructure
06-12-2023 | 07:25:00
The agreement, which was signed during the ongoing 28th Conference of the Parties (COP 28), supports urgently needed financing for infrastructure projects to underpin sustainable development and economic growth.
IFC partners with Al Baraka Bank Egypt to support Small and Medium Enterprises in Egypt
06-12-2023 | 07:18:42
IFC announced a partnership with Al Baraka Bank Egypt to increase access to finance for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Egypt, including women-owned businesses, helping catalyze economic activity and job creation in the country.
DFC to Invest $24 Million in Miro to expand sustainable forestry and create new jobs in West Africa
06-12-2023 | 06:08:00
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has committed a $24 million equity investment in Miro Forestry Developments Limited (Miro) to expand the company’s sustainable forestry and timber processing on degraded land in West Africa.
European Investment Bank and Bank of Kigali outline €100 million plan to enable Rwandan farmers adapt to climate change
05-12-2023 | 10:10:00
The scheme will provide a substantial boost to smallholders, businesses, and enterprises dependent on climate-vulnerable agriculture across Rwanda.
African Development Bank announces $1 billion insurance facility to protect millions of farmers in Africa
05-12-2023 | 10:00:00
Adesina said the Africa Climate Risk Insurance Facility for Adaptation (ACRIFA) aims to mobilise $1 billion of concessionary financing, high-risk capital and grants to support the African insurance industry.
Exploring Bitcoin's integration with Livepeer: The future of decentralized video
05-12-2023 | 09:00:00
In an era where digital content consumption is on the rise, the marriage of blockchain technology and video streaming platforms has ushered in a new era of decentralization.
[South Africa] Mastercard and Bidvest Bank partner for international remittances
04-12-2023 | 13:28:37
Mastercard has partnered with South African Bidvest Bank to provide a solution that allows customers to send international remittances at their convenience.
Swiss-Israeli fintech startup Okoora spearheads European expansion with new Cyprus branch
04-12-2023 | 10:14:00
Swiss-Israeli fintech startup Okoora has opened a new branch in Limassol, Cyprus. These new European offices will support the organization’s push to obtain an EMI (Electronic Money Institution) license, which will assist it in facilitating incoming and outgoing electronic payments within EU countries
Equity Group Holdings Plc completes acquisition of Cogebanque Plc
04-12-2023 | 06:23:37
Equity Group now holds 198,250 shares representing 99.1250% of the issued share capital of COGEBANQUE, following receipt of all regulatory and corporate approvals, officially making COGEBANQUE its subsidiary.
EIB and Bank of Kigali outline EUR 100 million plan to enable farmers adapt to climate change
04-12-2023 | 06:08:16
New agriculture and agri-business climate finance to support farmers and agri-businesses prepare for extreme weather, increased drought and increased rains.
Global Green Bond Initiative fait équipe avec BAD pour renforcer les marchés d’obligations vertes en Afrique
04-12-2023 | 05:58:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a signé un accord de partenariat conjoint avec la coalition d’institutions de financement du développement de la Global Green Bond Initiative pour une collaboration en matière d’assistance technique.
West African Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation form strategic partnership to drive economic development
04-12-2023 | 05:53:45
AFC and West African Development Bank announced a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), solidifying their joint commitment to promote infrastructure and economic progress across Western African state.
Global and African partners pledge $175m to the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa
04-12-2023 | 05:43:00
In a powerful signal of support during COP28, African and global institutions together with governments of Germany, France and Japan and philanthropies have pledged over $175 million to the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA).
AfDB revises economic forecast for Africa downwards amid continued global shocks
01-12-2023 | 10:53:39
The African Development Bank has revised its short to medium-term macroeconomic forecast for Africa, for 2023 and 2024 downwards to 3.4% and 3.8%, from 4.0% and 4.3%.
Over $3.4 trillion in retail investor capital could be mobilized to combat climate change, report
01-12-2023 | 10:51:37
The research – based on investor interest from a survey of 1,800 respondents – identifies a wider USD8.2 trillion of retail capital potential in sustainable investing and shows that climate investing is gaining traction.
Kenyans embrace online platforms for savings and investment solutions, report
30-11-2023 | 12:56:00
More than 63 per cent of Kenyans rely on the Internet and technology for their savings and investment needs. This is according to a new study by Enwealth Financial Services.
Africa urges a spotlight on climate finance as the world heads to COP 28
30-11-2023 | 11:42:08
The African Development Bank will mobilize financing for climate action at this year’s UN Climate Change Conference, COP28, and amplify Africa’s calls for robust commitments by wealthy countries to meet the continent’s urgent needs in addressing climate change.
[Kenya] AfDB commits over €101 million to boost access to electricity
30-11-2023 | 11:32:52
The project will also benefit from a $13.17 million (€12.12 million) loan from the Canada-African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), administered by the Bank, providing long-term concessional loans for climate change adaptation and mitigation projects.
Bayobab and Africa50 signs deal with Smart Africa Alliance to support fibre optic network project
30-11-2023 | 11:29:00
Project East to West aims to link landlocked African countries with an extensive terrestrial fibre optic network. This partnership recognises the vital role of pan-African collaboration in constructing telecommunication highways, essential to meet the surging demand and need for affordable connectivity solutions in Africa.
BOAD autorise de nouveaux engagements pour un montant global de 117 milliards FCFA
30-11-2023 | 07:30:00
Le Conseil d’Administration de la Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) s’est réuni et autorise de nouveaux engagements pour un montant global de 117 milliards FCFA.
MIGA supports Senegal’s first bus rapid transit system
30-11-2023 | 07:30:00
MIGA has issued guarantees amounting to €19.9 million to Meridiam, an independent investment Benefit Corporation and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, to cover its investments in Dakar Mobilité SA (DM) in Senegal for up to 15 years.
Finnfund and Nokia join hands to close digital gap in South Africa
30-11-2023 | 07:15:00
Finnfund’s investment bridges the digital divide in South Africa with help of technology from Nokia.
EIB supports Africa’s first of a kind cold storage facility launch
30-11-2023 | 07:15:00
ARCH Cold Chain Solutions received funding from a range of financial institutions, including development finance institutions such as the European Investment Bank, which provided $15 million.
Africa Finance Corporation invests $60 million to boost Angola’s indigenous Oil & Gas production
30-11-2023 | 06:24:00
AFC has invested US$60 million in Etu Energias (formerly Somoil), the largest private Angolan oil company, as part of a drive to boost indigenous participation in the continent’s energy sector.
Mastercard and Societe Arabe Internationale De Banque collaborate to drive digitization of payments in Egypt
29-11-2023 | 09:00:00
Through this partnership, saib has selected Mastercard as its partner to diversify its product portfolio, and provide a wider range of financial services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).
Oikocredit invests € 7.5 million in Vista Bank Burkina to support SMEs and educational finance in Africa
29-11-2023 | 06:20:00
Oikocredit is providing a loan of € 7.5 million to support the growth initiatives of Vista Bank Burkina in Burkina Faso.
Fintech company Grey unveils global expansion strategy
28-11-2023 | 16:00:37
Grey, a cross-border fintech company, has embarked on a significant global brand rebranding initiative, revealing a fresh logo and website design. This strategic move aligns with the company’s dynamic plans to expand its footprint in the global market.
IFC invests in New Apis Fund to support mid-cap companies and improve financial inclusion across Africa and Asia
28-11-2023 | 12:56:09
IFC has announced an investment in a new fund by Apis Partners LLP, a private equity firm, to help innovative mid-cap financial service providers expand and boost financial inclusion among individuals and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises across Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
EBID and Saudi Exim Bank sign $25 Million Loan facility
27-11-2023 | 10:30:00
On the sidelines of the recently concluded Saudi-Arab-African economic conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Exim Bank and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) signed a loan agreement.
IMAP celebrates 50 years of mergers & acquisitions
27-11-2023 | 10:15:00
IMAP began in 1973 in the US, initially under the name NAMAC (National Association of Merger and Acquisition Consultants). In order to reach new markets and create opportunities for its clients, it started recruiting top M&A advisory firms outside the US, and rebranded IMAP, standing for the International M&A Partnership.
Le programme ''Comment Exporter avec la ZLECAf'' a signé les deux accords clés à l'occasion de l'IATF 2023
27-11-2023 | 10:00:00
Les Accords visent à accélérer la Croissance Économique et à établir une Plateforme pour les Échanges de Connaissances et le Renforcement des Capacités en Afrique
Canada and African Development Bank Climate Fund approves $36.3 million in support to climate adaptation
27-11-2023 | 09:45:00
The Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), established to support gender-affirmative climate change projects in Africa, has approved $36.3 million to two private sector operations to advance climate adaptation in the African continent.
La BAD accorde un financement de près de 87 millions d’euros pour la réalisation de l’Agropole Nord
27-11-2023 | 09:30:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé l’octroi d’un prêt de 86,89 millions d’euros au Sénégal pour développer une zone de transformation agro-industrielle dans le Nord du pays.
Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) secures $20 Million in funding
27-11-2023 | 06:29:00
Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) secures $20 Million in funding led by Africa50 and AfricInvest for a continent-wide expansion.
IFC et KERA Health Platforms ont annoncé un partenariat pour enrichir l'écosystème de soins de santé
27-11-2023 | 06:23:00
IFC et KERA Health Platforms ont annoncé un partenariat qui permettra de connecter et d'enrichir l'écosystème de soins de santé grâce à des services utilisant l'intelligence artificielle (IA).
Oikocredit to provide US$ 2 million in Kenya and US$ 160,000 in Uganda to finance community WASH initiatives
27-11-2023 | 06:12:00
Joint support for inclusive finance institutions will accelerate low-income Kenyans’ and Ugandans’ access to safe water and sanitation services.
Z Capital Group and Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Investor ink MoU on African investments
27-11-2023 | 06:05:05
ZCG and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), manager of Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, announced a joint venture partnership to establish a fund focused on infrastructure investments in Africa.
[Free Webinar] Unlocking Success in New Markets: Cross-Border Payments Strategies for South African Businesses
23-11-2023 | 21:45:00
Embark on a journey through the dynamic realm of international finance with our upcoming webinar, where we unravel the intricacies of global payment strategies essential for triumph in the finance sector.
EBID extends USD 50 million to WEMA Bank Plc to support agro-industry in Nigeria
23-11-2023 | 11:22:00
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has signed an agreement with WEMA Bank Plc, Nigeria providing a USD50 Million line of credit to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the agro-business sector in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Laprophan annonce l’acquisition d’Amanys Pharma
23-11-2023 | 11:14:00
L’objectif de cette acquisition est de créer un groupe pharmaceutique diversifié au Maroc et en Afrique, construit autour de pôles spécialisés et compleméntaires.
Mediterrania Capital Partners welcomes Bpifrance in supporting of African companies
23-11-2023 | 11:07:05
Mediterrania Capital Partners welcomes Bpifrance to the MC IV fund consolidating 10 years of collaboration in support of African companies.
[Nigeria] ZCG and NSIA sign agreement for venture infrastructure investments
23-11-2023 | 10:05:00
This strategic collaboration offers the opportunity to leverage the unique economic and financial opportunities that are currently burgeoning within the African continent.
IFC and KERA in a deal to improve access to healthcare services in West Africa using digital solutions
23-11-2023 | 07:20:00
KERA digitizes and connects distributed health information to create an integrated health platform for Africa, starting in Senegal.
Mastercard and Industrial Development Bank advance digital transformation in Egypt
23-11-2023 | 07:00:00
Through this partnership, IDB and Mastercard will collaborate to enhance the bank’s offering through providing its customers with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions across its credit, debit and commercial card proposition.
[Kenya] iPay and Visa partner to simplify payments for small businesses
22-11-2023 | 15:14:00
iPay is one of the first digital payments platforms in the country to work closely with Visa on the rollout of Tap to Phone technology, putting the firm at the forefront of innovation in the digit payments industry.
TechnoServe Launched the Burundi Better Coffee Initiative in New Bujumbura Office
22-11-2023 | 13:30:00
The Burundi Better Coffee Initiative, "Ikawa Nziza mu Burundi”, will benefit over 50,000 coffee farmers in Burundi over the next five years by focusing on improving quality and climate resilience.
The Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals inspects the East African Crude Oil Pipeline
22-11-2023 | 12:30:00
The Permanent Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals has visited the Chongoleani Port facility of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project and has been satisfied with the progress of the project.
Access to Finance Rwanda, ConsumerCentriX,and Partners announce winners of SME Response Clinic Business Awards
22-11-2023 | 12:00:00
Access to Finance Rwanda and ConsumerCentriX today announced the winners of the inaugural SME Response Clinic Business Awards following the Twiteze Imbere campaign to recognize the role of small businesses in Rwanda’s road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Afreximbank awarded “Sustainable Deal of the Year” for pioneering the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility
22-11-2023 | 11:30:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been recognised with a much-coveted “Sustainable Deal of the Year” award for its pioneering work in the establishment and development of the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF), a vehicle that seeks to increase liquidity and demand for Eurobonds issued by African Sovereigns.
CIF in building the most important financial center for the Middle East
22-11-2023 | 11:00:00
Cairo International Financial Center to be the most important financial center and the primary platform for venture capital funds in the Middle East.
EU, COMESA sign € 48.2 million financing agreements
22-11-2023 | 10:12:00
The Trade Competitiveness and Market Access program (EUR 40 million) will focus on improving the overall trade competitiveness of COMESA member states, while seeking opportunities that come along with global challenges, such as climate change, and making trade more sustainable.
AfDB approves $10 million investment in Dhamana Guarantee Company Limited East Africa
22-11-2023 | 10:00:00
Dhamana will be domiciled in Kenya as a limited liability company with a regional mandate to provide credit guarantees on debt capital market instruments.
Proparco et Société Générale Sénégal renforcent leur partenariat en faveur de l’entrepreneuriat au Sénégal
22-11-2023 | 06:54:00
Proparco renouvelle son soutien à un partenaire de longue date, en octroyant à Société Générale Sénégal une garantie de portefeuille « ARIZ » pour renforcer l’octroi de crédits aux TPE et PME.
[EVENT] Verto FX partners with UBA Kenya to launch Verto Atlas
21-11-2023 | 10:49:29
Join us for an exclusive event launch, as we unveil Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Kenya, hosted by Verto on Thursday 23rd November.
Absa Group’s Mauritius subsidiary agrees to acquire HSBC assets
21-11-2023 | 10:15:00
The transaction also reinforces Absa Mauritius’s commitment to expanding as an influential role-player in the Mauritian economy.
IFC, T. Rowe Price to create first global blue bond strategy to support blue economy
21-11-2023 | 10:10:00
The proposed T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Blue Economy Bond Strategy (T. Rowe Price Blue) is expected to mobilize international capital from eligible investors to support blue-labeled investments in emerging markets globally.
FSD accorde environ 2 milliards de riyals de prêts pour soutenir des projets de développement en Afrique
20-11-2023 | 20:00:00
Le Fonds saoudien pour le développement accorde environ 2 milliards de riyals de prêts concessionnels pour soutenir des projets de développement en Afrique.
World Bank foresees $12 billion in support for Kenya over the next three years
20-11-2023 | 11:30:51
Looking ahead, the World Bank has announced it is fully committed to support Kenya in its journey to become an upper-middle-income country by 2030.
Arab Coordination Group pledges US$50 billion for African development
20-11-2023 | 08:15:00
Stepping up their support for African partner countries ahead of the crucial COP28 climate change conference, the Arab Coordination Group (ACG) announced today that it aims to allocate up to US$50 billion to help build resilient infrastructure and inclusive societies in the African continent.
[AFIS 2023]: Un sommet pour construire une industrie financière Africaine de classe mondiale
20-11-2023 | 06:34:00
Plus de 1000 leaders financiers, décideurs politiques et régulateurs sont réunis pour relever des défis majeurs et créer une industrie financière de classe mondiale.
UBA Plc has received a trade finance facility worth $150m from the Afreximbank
20-11-2023 | 06:21:00
Afreximbank Avails UBA $150m Trade Finance Facility to Cushion Effect of Ukraine War on Customers.
Afreximbank launches African gastronomy and culinary arts programme
20-11-2023 | 06:12:15
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Cairo launched an African Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Programme under its Creative Africa Nexus Initiative (CANEX).
Ecobank et African Guarantee Fund signent un accord de partage des risques de 200 millions de dollars
20-11-2023 | 05:59:00
L'accord de partage de risque de 200 millions USD marque le troisième renouvellement du partenariat entre Ecobank et AGF.
Ecobank and African Guarantee Fund sign $200 million risk sharing agreement
17-11-2023 | 17:00:00
The two organisations signed a strategic partnership agreement today on the sidelines of the Africa Financial Industry Summit (AFIS) in Lomé, Togo, in the presence of their respective leaders.
[South Africa] JSE enables secondary and fast-track listings from Hong Kong
17-11-2023 | 15:00:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has expanded its secondary listings framework by allowing secondary listings for companies primarily listed on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX).
Payments fintech firm Cellulant expands MENA operations with new Egypt payment licenses
16-11-2023 | 19:02:00
Adding these licences strengthens Cellulant’s operations in Africa, where it has the most comprehensive payment infrastructure, integrating over 370 payment methods, operating in 35 markets with licences and physical offices in 19 countries.
IFC and Rand Merchant Bank partner with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to accelerate digital transformation in South Africa
16-11-2023 | 12:38:22
The total investment of R900 million will support universal and affordable broadband access in the Eastern Cape Fibre Project.
Visa accelerates support for small and micro businesses globally
16-11-2023 | 12:21:25
Visa announced it has exceeded its three-year goal of digitally enabling 50 million SMBs globally by June 2023 and has now helped nearly 67 million SMBs.
Afreximbank commits $2 billion as partners sign agreement for export agriculture for food security initiative
16-11-2023 | 06:30:00
Afreximbank, working with strategic partners and member countries, is facilitating the implementation of the ExAFS initiative by committing US$2 billion to boost production, processing and intra-African trade in agricultural products and provide African farmers and agribusinesses with opportunities to access larger markets across the continent.
Egypt and India explore local currency settlements to strengthen economic ties
16-11-2023 | 06:15:00
Egypt and India have signed bilateral cooperation between the two countries that will help confront global economic challenges.
Afreximbank launches Intra-African EPC Contract Promotion Programme as IATF2023 hosts Presidential Summit
16-11-2023 | 06:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Cairo launched a new initiative that will open doors, allowing African contractors to capitalize on various infrastructure investments available across the continent.
ATFX acquires Khwezi Financial Services, a licensed ODP in South Africa
15-11-2023 | 19:00:00
This strategic move further solidifies ATFX's global presence and strengthens its position as a key player in the online trading industry.
[EVENT] Verto FX partners with UBA Kenya to launch Verto Atlas
15-11-2023 | 15:52:00
Join us for an exclusive event launch, as we unveil Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Kenya, hosted by Verto on Thursday 23rd November.
[Column] Michael Muhangi: Africa’s continental integration offers opportunities for cross-border expansion
15-11-2023 | 11:00:00
With the gradual elimination of political, economic, and regulatory barriers has come a need for financial institutions to adopt a strong trans-regional focus.
Yellow Card becomes the first fintech in africa to launch PayPal
15-11-2023 | 10:30:33
Yellow Card has become the first fintech on the continent to launch PayPal USD (PYUSD). This new stablecoin fromPayPal, issued by Paxos, will open new horizons for digital financial transactions between Africa and the United States.
Burundi and São Tomé expand Africa Finance Corporation membership to three-quarters of the continent
15-11-2023 | 10:28:34
Despite significant macroeconomic headwinds, AFC has doubled its membership in the last five years, strengthening its mandate to resolve regional challenges and catalyze private sector-led infrastructure development across Africa.
Mediterrania Capital IV receives a €15 million from BII to support the Mid-Cap Segment in North Africa
15-11-2023 | 09:30:00
Mediterrania Capital IV receives a €15 million commitment from British International Investment to support the Mid-Cap Segment in North Africa.
L’Africa Investment Forum recueille 34,82 milliards de dollars d’intérêts d’investissement
15-11-2023 | 07:26:00
Les Market Days 2023 de l’Africa Investment Forum (AIF) ont suscité 34,82 milliards de dollars d’intérêts d’investissement pour des projets dans les infrastructures, l’agriculture, les soins de santé et les industries créatives.
AFC supports the Egyptian Government as Re-Guarantor on JPY75 billion Samurai Bond Issue
15-11-2023 | 07:15:00
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure financier and solutions provider announced its support to the Arab Republic of Egypt as a Re-Guarantor on a private placement offering of JPY 75 billion, 5-year, Samurai bonds.
AMN announces backhaul agreement with Starlink to connect millions across Africa
15-11-2023 | 06:39:13
Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) announces the agreement with Starlink to connect AMN’s mobile network base stations with high-speed, low-latency broadband services, to serve even in the most remote and rural communities around the world.
New partnerships to support southern African smallholder farmers
15-11-2023 | 06:06:42
Oikocredit, Goodwell Investments and Global Partnerships invest in Good Nature Agro to support southern African smallholder farmers.
Afreximbank presents platform to promote African participation in engineering, procurement and construction contracts
14-11-2023 | 19:00:00
Addressing the workshop, Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank at Afreximbank, said that the objective of the workshop was to promote African participation in large scale African infrastructure projects and to promote the award of EPC contracts to African entities.
Afreximbank records deals worth about US$1 billion as IATF2023 continues
13-11-2023 | 20:45:00
As Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) continues with attendees witnessing the signing of financing and other agreements valued in excess of one billion dollars between the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and several leading business entities from across the continent.
L’ AGF et Technoserve établissent un partenariat pour stimuler les investissements dans l’industrie du cajou
13-11-2023 | 07:47:00
L’African Guarantee Fund(AGF) et Technoserve établissent un partenariat pour stimuler les investissements dans l’industrie Ouest-Africaine du cajou.
RMB Corvest partners with Shalamuka Capital to invest in Switch Telecom
13-11-2023 | 07:20:00
Private equity firm RMB Corvest, in partnership with BEE investment vehicle Shalamuka Capital, has acquired a minority stake in Switch Telecom, a Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) telecommunications service provider.
Partenariat stratégique entre Stellantis et Leapmotor
13-11-2023 | 07:15:00
Stellantis devient actionnaire stratégique de Leapmotor avec un investissement de 1,5 milliard d’euros et développera l’activité internationale des véhicules électriques Leapmotor.
AGF and Gulf African Bank sign first shari’ah compliant credit risk guarantee scheme in Sub-Saharan Africa
13-11-2023 | 06:16:00
African Guarantee Fund and leading Shari’ah-compliant financier Gulf African Bank (GAB) signed a credit risk guarantee facility to enable the bank’s SMEs access financing to support their growth.
IFC announces support for UNEP-GlobalABC buildings breakthrough target
10-11-2023 | 12:30:00
IFC will become the first private sector-focused development financial institution globally to endorse the Buildings Breakthrough Target via its two climate innovations:
Afreximbank appoints Haytham El Maayergi as its Executive Vice President of Global Trade Bank
10-11-2023 | 10:59:59
Mr. El Maayergi brings to this role over three decades of diverse experience, with 25 years dedicated to regional and multinational banking institutions, including Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Société Générale.
New Alliance for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones commits $3 bn investment to boost African agriculture
10-11-2023 | 10:50:48
The Alliance, comprising development financial institutions, the private sector and development-oriented technical partners, will also help streamline the development and delivery of SAPZ projects.