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[Interview] Anne Wambui Gaitha, CEO, Regal Africa, Kenya
13-06-2019 | 10:33:00
Anne Wambui Gaitha is an investment and financial services professional. She founded Regal Africa in 2015. Located at Top Plaza, 4th floor, Kindaruma Road, Kilimani, Nairobi, the company provides diverse financial services in East Africa.
[Kenya] CMA grants Nairobi Securities Exchange approval to launch Derivatives Exchange Market
29-05-2019 | 13:48:27
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted approval to Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to launch and operate the Derivatives Exchange Market.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission streamline approval process to encourage more listings
23-05-2019 | 09:54:30
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, have moved to make the processes involving listing on the NSE more efficient by streamlining the approval process.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority set to recover Ksh208 million from illegal trading in fixed income securities
17-05-2019 | 13:09:00
Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority has taken enforcement action against Mr. Rodrick Muhoro, a bond trader, following conclusion of investigations with respect to allegation of irregular trading of Government Securities.
Coca-Cola Beverages Africa selects Demand Driven Technologies to improve supply chain planning and execution
17-05-2019 | 11:21:29
Demand Driven Technologies has signed an enterprise software agreement with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to deploy Replenishment+® supply chain technology to 26 manufacturing facilities.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses Jubilee Financial Services to operate as a fund manager
17-05-2019 | 06:15:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to Jubilee Financial Services Limited to operate as a fund manager having met all requirements.
Capital Markets Authority licenses AFG Wealth Kenya as an investment adviser
15-05-2019 | 13:15:00
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to AFG Wealth Kenya Limited to operate as Investment Adviser in Kenya bringing the number of investment advisers to 15.
[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses second non-dealing online forex trading broker
13-05-2019 | 11:13:36
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to SCFM Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker.
Citdex, Stock Exchange of Mauritius to launch digital securities exchange
07-05-2019 | 06:15:00
Citdex, Stock Exchange of Mauritius and Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd have signed an exclusive joint venture agreement to launch a Digital Stock Exchange of Mauritius and a Digital Central Depository Systems.
[South Africa] Experian acquires Compuscan and Scoresharp
02-05-2019 | 07:56:00
Consumer credit reporting company Experian has completed the acquisition of South Africa's Compuscan and Scoresharp.
[South Africa] Nedbank lists Green Bond on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
01-05-2019 | 08:50:00
Nedbank Limited has become the first commercial bank in South Africa to list a green bond on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, JSE’s Green Bonds segment.
Skyway Aviation Handling Company lists on Nigerian Stock Exchange main board
24-04-2019 | 13:52:00
Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc has listed 1,353,580,000 ordinary shares at The Nigerian Stock Exchange Main Board.
[South Africa] Third Leaf Wines acquires Mulderbosch
23-04-2019 | 07:44:22
Mulderbosch winery, widely considered one of South Africa's most iconic wineries has moved its US distribution to Third Leaf Wines.
Komet announces sale of its Assets in Burkina Faso
17-04-2019 | 06:34:49
Canadian-based gold mining and exploration Komet Resources Inc has entered into an agreement to sell all the issued and outstanding shares that it holds in the share capital of its subsidiaries in Burkina Faso.
African Gold Group completes share consolidation
16-04-2019 | 19:03:53
Mining company has announced that it has received final TSX Venture Exchange approval to complete its previously announced share consolidation.
African music streaming service Boomplay completes $20 million series A funding
08-04-2019 | 06:42:14
Boomplay, the largest and fastest-growing music streaming service in Africa, has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Maison Capital and followed by Seas Capital and other strategic investors.
[Kenya] CMA recovers $4.5 million in connection to suspicious trades in KenolKobil shares
01-04-2019 | 15:09:00
The Capital Markets Authority has secured the surrender of potentially illegal gains amounting to $4.5 million, in the context of the ongoing investigations into insider trading on KenolKobil shares.
Nigeria’s Access Bank raises $ 41million in Africa’s first corporate Green Bond
22-03-2019 | 10:09:00
Nigeria’s Access Bank Plc has issued the first certified corporate green bond in Africa, raising Nira 15 billion (US$ 41 million).
STOA acquires 23 per cent stake in Metro Fiber South Africa
20-03-2019 | 08:24:28
Investment multinational STOA Infra and Energy has announced the acquisition of a significant minority equity interest, 23.08 per cent, in Metro Fiber, a South African open access fiber network operator.
Afreximbank makes a case for factoring to ease access to financing for African SMEs
19-03-2019 | 06:07:51
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the case for factoring as a viable and sustainable solution to address the challenge of access to financing.
[Interview] Byron Mudhune, Co-Founder, MafAfrique
14-03-2019 | 06:38:34
Byron Mudhune is the co-founder and chairman of MafAfrique, an advisory and fund management group with operations in Africa and Eurasia.
Kenya launches green bonds market in product diversification plan
20-02-2019 | 09:00:00
As part of the strategy of diversifying products in the Kenyan capital markets, the frameworks to issue listed and unlisted green bonds have launched.
Protiviti grows global foothold with new South Africa partnership
20-02-2019 | 06:46:02
To further address the needs of its clients, global consulting firm Protiviti has expanded its Member Firm network to South Africa to add SekelaXabiso CA Incorporated (SkX) as its newest member firm.
Citi launches global depositary note capabilities on Ghanaian debt securities
12-02-2019 | 12:18:00
Citi’s Global Issuer Services business, acting through Citibank, N.A. in its capacity as a depositary bank, has expanded its Global Depositary Note (GDN) product capabilities to Ghanaian government debt securities.
Egypt's bourse launches new index
04-02-2019 | 07:02:00
The Egyptian Exchange has launched a new fixed-weighted index dubbed "EGX30 Capped" that will include the activities of top 30 companies in terms of liquidity.
[Kenya] NIC, Commercial Bank of Africa finalize merger plan
01-02-2019 | 10:21:48
NIC Group PLC and Commercial Bank of Africa Limited, CBA board directors have agreed to the merger of NIC and CBA.
Coca-Cola completes acquisition of Chi Limited in Nigeria
31-01-2019 | 05:55:02
Global beverage company Coca-Cola Company has completed its acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria.
Technology reduces time and costs associated with mergers and acquisition transactions in Africa, Middle East and Europe, report
30-01-2019 | 06:53:38
Technology has cut the time required for the due diligence process for 64 per cent of Europe, Middle East and Africa, EMEA, -based M&A practitioners.
[Column] Ralph Speirs: Investment education is a tool to financial literacy
25-01-2019 | 08:29:03
Money is one of life's most vital tools, it gives us the power to sustain, maintain, survive and the ability to leave a legacy for our loved ones.
IFC and West African Stock Exchange partner to strengthen corporate governance
11-01-2019 | 11:36:25
IFC and West Africa Regional Stock Exchange have signed an agreement to cooperate toward improving corporate governance practices of listed companies.
[South Africa] JSE’s proposed new debt listing requirements to be interrogated
10-01-2019 | 11:53:36
Investors, issuers, certain representative bodies and debt sponsors have had their say in response to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s proposed new debt listing requirements.
December survey completes strong year of growth for Kenya, Stanbic Bank report
10-01-2019 | 09:22:00
Kenyan private sector businesses enjoyed a solid improvement in operating conditions during the month of December, 2018.
[South Africa] Fairfax Africa completes investment in Consolidated Infrastructure Group
07-01-2019 | 09:11:00
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation has acquired 178,995,353 ordinary shares of Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited at a price of ZAR4.00 per share.
Nigerian Stock Exchange launches X-Bot to enhance market participation
03-01-2019 | 07:19:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has launched X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger.
Mastercard SpendingPulse: South African consumer spending shows moderate uptick ahead of the festive season
20-12-2018 | 06:08:57
Consumers are ringing in the holiday season with a solid start to retail sales, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse™, which looks at overall retail spending trends across all payment types.
BTC Credit raises $1million investment within days of private sale launch
13-12-2018 | 13:21:01
BTCCredit is set to disrupt the billion dollar lending industry with its innovative platform that aims to make peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto lending mainstream.
[South Africa] Actis sells Compuscan to Experian for $36 million
12-12-2018 | 13:16:48
Actis, a growth markets investor, has announced their agreement to the sale of Compuscan, a provider of credit information and analytics services, to Experian.
Kenyan private sector completes one year of growth, Stanbic Bank report
11-12-2018 | 09:32:00
According to a report released by Stanbic Kenya PMI, operating conditions in Kenya’s private sector economy improved solidly in November, although the rates of growth in output and new orders were marginally below those seen in October.
[Cameroon] Africa50 acquires 15 per cent of equity in Nachtigal Hydropower Plant
05-12-2018 | 06:35:30
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, has acquired 15 per cent of the equity stake in the Nachtigal Hydro Power Company.
The World Federation of Exchanges and African Securities Exchanges Association sign deal to improve continent’s capital market
03-12-2018 | 12:42:28
The World Federation of Exchanges, WFE, the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the African Securities Exchanges Association, ASEA.
African Gold Group announces $1 million private placement to develop Mali project
23-11-2018 | 13:10:00
Exploration and development company African Gold Group intends to complete a best efforts non-brokered private placement financing of up to 20,000,000 units.
[Ghana] Asante Gold seeks buyout for Kubi project
08-10-2018 | 07:44:10
Asante Gold has announced that in addition to its previous disclosure re sourcing a 50:50 joint venture partner for the exploration and development of the Kubi Gold project in Ghana, that the company will now consider cash bids for a 100% buy-out.
Africa Logistics Properties unveils new grade –A warehouse in Nairobi
26-09-2018 | 06:05:00
Integrated property investment company, Africa Logistics Properties has opened its first 49,000 sqm of modern grade –A warehouse at ALP North Industrial Park.
[South Africa] Vivo Energy set to list on JSE All Share Index
14-09-2018 | 06:36:00
Vivo Energy plc, a pan-African retailer and marketer of Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, has announced that Vivo Energy will be included as a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index and the JSE All Share Index later this month.
[South Africa] Raven Property Group lists on the JSE
13-09-2018 | 06:58:00
Raven Property Group Limited has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Main Board.
[South Africa] ​​​​​​Pink Tax causes financial pain
30-08-2018 | 09:50:00
Basic toiletries, grooming products, medical screenings and haircuts are some of the items that see women spending hundreds to thousands of rands more than their male counterparts.
[South Africa] JSE launches online trading unit for government bonds
30-08-2018 | 07:50:00
The JSE,National Treasury (NT) and a multi-stakeholder group ave officially launched the electronic trading platform (ETP) for government bonds.
BanQu partners with ABInBev to streamline supply chain in Zambia
29-08-2018 | 10:18:29
Software technology company BanQu has developed the first-ever, blockchain economic-identity technology solution that enables a secure, immutable platform and creates economic opportunities for small-scale farmers in Africa.
[South Africa] Absa CIB advises YeboYethu on Vodacom BEE deal
24-08-2018 | 12:59:00
Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) has been part of the recently announced Vodacom YeboYethu BEE deal in which it acted as the sole financial advisor.
AIIM acquires nine solar and wind power plants in South Africa
23-08-2018 | 06:10:53
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired through its IDEAS Managed Fund - stakes in nine new solar and wind power plants in South Africa.
[Tanzania] Swala Oil to list at the Stock Exchange of Mauritius
21-08-2018 | 13:45:00
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius has approved the listing of Swala Oil & Gas from Tanzania which will now see the listing of the company’s $50 million corporate bonds.
CMA recognized for contribution to capital markets stability in Africa
21-08-2018 | 07:11:52
Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has been recognized for its ’Outstanding Contribution to Capital Markets Stability Africa 2018’ for its ongoing initiatives to support and facilitate capital markets stability on the continent.
MafAfrique targets SADC region with Zimbabwe office
08-08-2018 | 13:02:16
Advisory and fund management group, MafAfrique is set to open a new regional presence in Zimbabwe, located at the heart of Southern Africa Development Community.
Nigerian Stock Exchange launches X-Pay, promotes cashless economy
07-08-2018 | 13:24:07
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has launched X-Pay, the e-payment platform for the Exchange that will enable users to conveniently make payments for products, services, events and trainings offered by the bourse.
[Nigeria] DMO lists $30 million sovereign green bond on NSE
26-07-2018 | 10:50:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the listing of the N10.69billion, approximately $30 million, 5-year, Federal Government Sovereign Green Bond at coupon rate of 13.48% on the Exchange by Debt Management Office, DMO.
IFC, Moroccan Capital Markets Authority promote green bonds
11-07-2018 | 06:35:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and AMMC, the Moroccan capital markets authority have announced a comprehensive set of guidelines for new financial instruments to address climate change.
Tanzania Minerals closes private placement offering
10-07-2018 | 13:13:03
Tanzania Minerals Corp. has announced the closing of a private placement offering of $629,993.88 of gross proceeds based on the issuance of 6,999,932 units at a price of $0.09 per unit.
[Mauritius] Vantage Capital provides $10m property development funding
09-07-2018 | 09:08:00
Vantage Capital announces today that it has provided $10 million of mezzanine funding to Cap Tamarin, a mixed-used, residentially-focused village located on the sought-after west coast of Mauritius in a seaside village called Tamarin.
[Kenya] Capital markets players to bolster product uptake at NSE
06-07-2018 | 06:37:00
The Capital Markets Industry has agreed to work together in a joint strategy to enhance product uptake and listings at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
[Nigeria] Dangote Cement announces commercial paper programme
04-07-2018 | 07:48:41
Dangote Cement PLC, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced the issuance of 50 billion Series 1 and 2 Notes under its 150 billion Commercial Paper Programme.
[South Africa] Quilter plc lists on Johannesburg Stock Exchange
26-06-2018 | 13:20:15
Quilter plc, previously a subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, has listed independently on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Main Board.
[Kenya] Taaleri increases funding to Cytonn Investment by $21 million
26-06-2018 | 11:59:00
Cytonn Investments, an alternative investment management firm in the East African Region, has secured an additional Sh2.1 billion in funding from their institutional partners, Taaleri of Finland.
[Ghana] Williamsville Sears set to acquire Royal Systems
26-06-2018 | 09:41:00
Williamsville Sears Management Inc. has entered into the definitive agreement of the previously announced acquisition of Royal Systems & Services Limited in Ghana.
[South Africa] Grindrod Shipping lists on the JSE
22-06-2018 | 06:52:12
Grindrod Shipping Holdings Limited has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
[South Africa] Exemplar REITail makes its debut on the JSE
13-06-2018 | 13:33:55
Exemplar REITail Limited has listed on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exhange (JSE), joining a diverse group of real estate companies represented on the bourse.
Fairfax Africa announces a $150 million bought deal financing
08-06-2018 | 07:12:26
Fairfax Africa has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters under which the underwriters have agreed to buy, on a bought deal basis, 12,300,000 subordinate voting shares.
[Ghana] Asante Gold and Perseus Mining modify terms of sale agreement
06-06-2018 | 10:47:00
Asante Gold Corporation and Perseus Mining Ghana have agreed to modify the terms of their Betanase Option and Sale Agreement.
[South Africa] JSE welcomes relisting of Distell on main board
04-06-2018 | 06:27:00
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has celebrated the relisting of Distell Group Holdings the Main Board.
[Ghana] Williamsville set to acquire True Life Capital Microfinance
01-06-2018 | 08:15:00
Diversified holding corporation Williamsville Sears Management Inc has signed a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of True Life Capital Microfinance Limited, a Ghana-based microfinance firm.
[South Africa] Mettle Investments joins Johannesburg Stock Exchange JSE AltX board
28-05-2018 | 07:57:00
Mettle Investments, which forms part of JSE's listed Tradehold, has listed in the Speciality Finance sector of the JSE's AltX board.
American firm, TPG Growth, invests $47.5m to acquire Kenya's Cellulant
15-05-2018 | 08:51:00
The Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Cellulant, a digital payments provider that reaches 40 million people across 11 African countries.
[South Africa] Libstar Holdings Limited lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
11-05-2018 | 11:02:00
Libstar Holdings Limited, a supplier of high-quality products in the consumer packaged goods industry, has listed in the "Food Products" sector of the JSE's main board.
Climate change propels growth in green bonds
11-05-2018 | 06:29:27
Although the green bond market is still in its infancy, accounting for less than 0.5% of the global bond market according to Moody’s, it is experiencing strong growth and increased popularity.
[South Africa] Warwick acquires Cadiz to grow asset base by over $2 billion
04-05-2018 | 06:37:00
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Stellar Capital Partners and Warwick have announced the sale of the asset management business of Cadiz.
Africa Energy approved for listing on NASDAQ first North Stockholm
02-05-2018 | 06:59:16
Oil and gas company Africa Energy Corp has announced that Nasdaq has approved the Company’s application for a secondary listing of its common shares on Nasdaq First North Stockholm.
Growthpoint becomes first South African corporate to list on the green bond segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
30-04-2018 | 12:34:00
Growthpoint Properties has listed on the Green Bond Segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange becoming the first corporate in South Africa to list in that segment.
[South Africa] Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail Limited lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
26-04-2018 | 10:34:00
Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail Limited has listed in the "Travel and Leisure" sector of the JSE's main board. Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail Limited is the 2nd company to list on the JSE this year.
Fairfax Africa invests in convertible bonds of Atlas Mara, provides financing to Philafrica Foods
24-04-2018 | 13:44:27
Investment holding company Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation has invested in secured convertible bonds issued by Atlas Mara Limited and has separately agreed to provide bridge financing to Philafrica Foods Proprietary Limited.
Nigerian Stock Exchange to migrate Access Bank, Lafarge, Seplat and UBA to Premium Board
16-04-2018 | 11:12:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange is set to migrate Access Bank Plc, Lafarge Africa Plc, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and United Bank for Africa Plc to its Premium Board, 2018 sequel to them applying and meeting the Exchange’s listing requirements for the board.
Debt Management Office lists $278 million sukuk bonds at the Nigerian Stock Exchange
12-04-2018 | 10:48:00
Nigeria’s Debt Management Office has listed N100billion, $278 million, 7-year, Federal Government Ijarah Sukuk with a rental rate of 16.47% on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
[South Africa] Satrix NASDAQ 100 ETF lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
12-04-2018 | 08:36:23
The Satrix Nasdaq 100 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) bringing the number of ETFs listed on the exchange in 2018 to ten.
Alta Semper invests $18 million in Health Plus, West Africa’s retail pharmacy chain
10-04-2018 | 10:56:00
Alta Semper, a private equity manager investing flexible and strategic capital across select African growth markets, has announced a partnership with Nigeria’s leading retail pharmacy chain HealthPlus.
Legal opinions in debt finance deals are a potentially powerful business tool, Bowmans
04-04-2018 | 09:08:48
In debt finance transactions, the issuance of legal opinions is sometimes perceived as a perfunctory, final step in the closing process.
Rwanda Stock Exchange launches SMEs securities platform
04-04-2018 | 08:48:53
For the growth of the country’s economy to sustain and keep increasing, it will require efficiency and growth of financial institutions and deepening of capital market, the minister of Finance and Economic Planning has said.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Sacrificing investments at the altar of consumerism
29-03-2018 | 08:28:00
Sub Saharan Africa is experiencing an unprecedented surge in demand for luxury products and services. This is particularly being driven by a booming middle class.
Arbitrade buys four gold casts of Nelson Mandela’s hands for $10 million in bitcoin
28-03-2018 | 11:08:42
Canadian crypto-currency exchange firm Arbitrade bought four casts from South African businessman Malcolm Duncan.
[Kenya] Sidian Bank’s shareholders approve raising $15 million in additional share capital to fund growth
27-03-2018 | 05:56:52
Sidian Bank’s shareholders have approved the raising of additional share capital of, $15 million, Ksh. 1.5 billion via a rights issue.
[South Africa] Ashburton lists world government bond Exchange Traded Fund on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
22-03-2018 | 10:34:00
The Ashburton World Government Bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), becoming the exchange's first global bond ETF.
Currency floatation to boost Morocco’s real estate market, JLL report
21-03-2018 | 11:27:14
Earlier this year, the Moroccan Central Bank introduced the gradual floatation of the Moroccan Dirham, providing more flexibility to real estate investors and paving the way for a more buoyant real estate market in the year ahead.
HashChain Technology votes to promote dash cryptocurrency awareness initiatives in Africa
20-03-2018 | 08:34:00
HashChain Technology Inc.has announced their vote to approve Dash proposals designed to help establish the cryptocurrency's presence and build awareness in Africa, Brazil and Venezuela.
I&M Burbidge Capital advises DFCU Bank on the sale of Crane Bank Rwanda
16-03-2018 | 06:11:55
Corporate finance advisory firm I&M Burbidge Capital has advised DFCU Bank in the sale of its majority stake in Crane Bank Rwanda.
Africa Oil buys 25.2 per cent equity interest in Impact Oil and Gas Limited
14-03-2018 | 10:22:00
Canadian oil and gas company Africa Oil Corp has completed the previously announced investment in Impact Oil and Gas Limited, a private UK company with exploration assets in South and West Africa.
[Egypt] IFC supports Dakahliya Businessmen Association for Community Development to boost lending to low income borrowers
13-03-2018 | 12:35:36
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing advisory services to a leading microfinance institution in Egypt, to ramp up its lending to vulnerable and low-income citizens.
Saham Group now a pan African investment fund, sells insurance business to Sanlam
13-03-2018 | 10:03:00
Sanlam, SAHAM’s partner since February 2016, will increase its stake in the capital of SAHAM Group’s insurance subsidiary, from 46.6 per cent to 100 per cent, according to the terms of an agreement recently reached.
[South Africa] STANLIB Index Investments lists global fund range on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
13-03-2018 | 07:37:07
STANLIB Index Investments has listed its S&P500 Index Feeder ETF and S&P500 Info Tech Index Feeder ETF on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, further broadening the exchange's offering of global ETFs.
Ghana becomes sovereign shareholder in Africa Finance Corporation with $10 million initial equity investment
09-03-2018 | 08:49:33
The Republic of Ghana has marked its 7th anniversary as a Member State of Africa Finance Corporation by becoming a sovereign shareholder in the Corporation, making an initial equity investment of $10 million.
African capital markets indicate recovery in 2017 with overall increase in value and volume of transactions, PWC
06-03-2018 | 12:33:00
Overall, African equity capital market transaction volume and value improved in 2017 over 2016. In terms of value, 2017 saw the largest initial public offerings over the trailing five-year period.
[South Africa] CoreShares lists Global Dividend ETF on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
01-03-2018 | 08:34:00
The CoreShares S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats Exchanged Traded Fund (ETF) has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), broadening the exchange's offering of innovative ETFs which.
Digital credit scoring paves way for affordable microloans in East Africa
28-02-2018 | 06:37:08
More than 2.5 billion people around the world – many of them in Africa – lack formal identification that enables them to access to financial and government services, according to the United Nations and the ID2020 project.
South Africans are the best sales people in the world, Pipedrive report
16-02-2018 | 06:12:00
Global sales CRM platform, Pipedrive, has published its annual 'Global Sales Review 2017' report analyzing tens of thousands of sales teams worldwide.