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PROPARCO lance l’African Private Equity Fellowship pour les jeunes Africain
29-09-2022 | 11:45:00
PROPARCO lance l’African Private Equity Fellowship pour soutenir la prochaine génération d’investisseurs sur le continent Africain.
La CDC-CI signe un contrat de coopération avec le CNP-PPP
29-09-2022 | 11:32:00
Dans le cadre de ses activités d’investissements en PPP, la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations de la Côte d’Ivoire,CDC-CI a signé ce vendredi un contrat de coopération avec le Comité National de Pilotage des Partenariats Public Privé CNP-PPP.
Caisse des dépôts et consignations de Côte d’Ivoire: don de 400 000 dollars de la BAD
29-09-2022 | 11:22:00
Monsieur Lassina FOFANA, Directeur Général de la CDC-CI et Monsieur Ahmed ATTOUT Directeur du Département du Développement du Secteur Financier de la BAD ont procédé à la signature d’un accord de don de la BAD de 400 000 dollars américains en faveur de la CDC-CI.
La 2ème édition d'«AFAWA Finance Series» pour les PME détenues et dirigées par les femmes en RDC
28-09-2022 | 13:09:00
a République Démocratique du Congo abrite la deuxième édition d’« AFAWA Finance Series » organisée par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en collaboration avec le Fonds africain de garantie (AGF) et l’Association des banquiers de la RDC.
OPEC Fund, TDB deepen cooperation to promote infrastructure development in Africa
28-09-2022 | 12:55:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development and the Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB) are deepening their cooperation with the OPEC’s Fund’s commitment of debt and equity totalling $40 million.
African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthADAPT) Challenge 2022
28-09-2022 | 11:27:00
The Global Center on Adaptation, African Development Bank, and Climate Investment Funds has launched a call for applications for the second edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthADAPT) Challenge.
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.
Microsoft partners with the African Development Bank to drive youth entrepreneurship in Africa
26-09-2022 | 12:11:39
Microsoft is expanding its partnership with the African Development Bank to support Africa’s youth entrepreneurs under the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB) Initiative.
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.
ClimeCo partners with Enaleia to establish a Verra plastic collection project in Kenya
26-09-2022 | 09:54:50
ClimeCo, a pioneer in the management and development of environmental commodities, has partnered with Enaleia to remove plastic pollution from vital fishing areas in Kenya.
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.
[Nigeria] NCC deploys 84 IT projects to support persons with disabilities
23-09-2022 | 12:44:52
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has deployed 84 assistive Information Technology projects at different locations in Nigeria to support people with special needs while supporting policies that enable disadvantaged members of the society to live a more qualitative life.
Gates Foundation announces $1.27 billion in health and development commitments
23-09-2022 | 09:14:00
The funding will address overlapping global crises that have reversed the progress already made toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals).
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.
Top African fund managers come together to support Africa’s tech innovation boom
22-09-2022 | 11:51:00
Boost Africa Technical Assistance Facility and AfricaGrow Technical Assistance Facility hosted 40 leading fund managers from select African investment funds for an in-person programme held at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
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.
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.
Terraformation launches new alliance to tackle global seed shortage and scale reforestation
22-09-2022 | 08:36:37
The Alliance will initially focus on inadequate seed supply as a barrier to reforestation at scale.
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.
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.
Tanzania hosted maiden AfCFTA women and youth in trade conference
21-09-2022 | 13:30:56
For the AfCFTA to be truly successful, businesses in particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in critical sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing (clothing and textiles) and services (especially tourism), informal trading, and professional services in which women and youth are predominantly engaged, must be supported to thrive.
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
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
AfDB issues inaugural Green Bond in South African rand market
19-09-2022 | 15:43:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), announced it has issued a 200 million South African rand (ZAR) 1-year Green Bond due September 2023. The bond, which pays a coupon of 6.90%, was arranged by Daiwa Capital Markets Europe.
More than 530 jobs created through SAP collaboration to power Africa's digital economy
19-09-2022 | 14:34:00
According to Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, the cooperation project has helped unlock the immense youth talent dividend in several 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.
Smart Africa Digital Academy launches its National Digital Academy in Côte d’Ivoire
19-09-2022 | 08:36:00
Smart Africa’s capacity-building arm, the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) continues to expand its footprint in Africa, with Côte d’Ivoire being the latest country to benefit from the digital skills development initiative.
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.
[Kenya] Safaricom, NCPWD link persons with disabilities with job opportunities through online portal
15-09-2022 | 05:00:00
The portal, powered by IT service provider Fuzu, is a first in Africa and seeks to help employers easily identify and recruit Persons with Disabilities into their firms.
La CEDEAO lance la première édition du Forum Africain sur la Recherche et l’Innovation (FARI 2022)
12-09-2022 | 10:49:00
Le thème du forum « Science, technologie et innovation pour une CEDEAO plus compétitive », a été adopté au regard des nombreux défis qui se posent à l’économie mondiale, au moment où les Etats membres de la CEDEAO œuvrent à la création d’une sous-région intégrée et plus compétitive.
COP27 Presidency Philanthropy Roundtable seeks rapid increase in climate contributions
12-09-2022 | 10:22:38
Only 2% of the US$730 billion of global philanthropic contributions is currently directed to climate change.
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
Webb Fontaine continues expansion and investment drive in trade technology
08-09-2022 | 15:04:09
Webb Fontaine, one of the leading providers of AI-powered Trade technology and Customs facilitation solutions to governments and trade administrations around the world, marks its 20th anniversary this month.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Homegrown intelligence - How AI in Africa is taking shape
08-09-2022 | 13:58:00
AI in Africa requires the input of stakeholders, including government, Internet service providers, entrepreneurs, data scientists, and all professionals operating within the field to produce new and cutting-edge data-driven African solutions to African problems.
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.
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.
AGRA announces 2022 WAYA awards winners
08-09-2022 | 08:45:00
Women agripreneurs from the Gambia, Rwanda, Benin and Nigeria receive US85,000 in grants at the annual Women Agripreneur of the Year Awards 2022
IFC partners with KCB to boost access to climate finance in Kenya
07-09-2022 | 15:32:00
KCB Bank Kenya and IFC have signed a partnership that will help catalyze the growth of climate finance in Kenya by increasing support for businesses addressing climate change.
Gwendoline Abunaw, Administrateur DG de Ecobank Cameroun et Head Cluster CEMAC, élue présidente de l’APECCAM
07-09-2022 | 11:52:00
L’Association Professionnelle des Etablissements de Crédit du Cameroun (APECCAM) suite de son assemblée générale du 23 juin, la nomination au poste de Présidente Gwendoline Abunaw, Administrateur Directeur Général de Ecobank Cameroun et Head Cluster CEMAC.
Clear Blue expanded to Nigeria to support global growth
07-09-2022 | 09:36:00
Clear Blue drives industry leadership, global growth, and support for large-scale Smart Off-Grid projects with expansion in Nigeria
Avanti Communications selects Clear Blue Smart Off-Grid to power eLearning offering across Sub-Saharan Africa
07-09-2022 | 08:40:25
Clear Blue to be the exclusive off-grid power provider for Avanti’s eLearning services for 3,000-5,000 schools in Africa, with high volume rollouts expected from late 2023 through 2025
IFC partners with Bar Magen to expand sustainable livestock production in Nigeria
06-09-2022 | 10:21:00
To support the growth and sustainability of Nigeria's livestock industry, IFC announced a partnership with Agro Bar Magen Nigeria (ABMN), a livestock feed manufacturing company, to increase production of livestock feed.
Intengo Market looks to revolutionise Africa’s corporate debt market
05-09-2022 | 14:33:00
Intengo Market, a digital corporate credit marketplace that was previously incubated by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), is looking to revolutionise the way corporate debt instruments are issued and traded in SA and the rest of the continent.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
05-09-2022 | 12:43:00
Le Dr Mohamed El Sahili est le directeur général de l'hôpital Medland, en Zambie. En tant que médecin et entrepreneur, le Dr Sahili siège également au conseil d'administration d'organisations économiques internationales clés, telles que l'African Business Roundtable et l'American Chamber of Commerce.
Scatec signs power purchase agreement at Ceremony in Gaborone, Botswana
05-09-2022 | 11:22:00
Scatec and the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) have signed a binding 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the construction of a solar PV facility with a contracted capacity of 50 megawatt at Selebi Phikwe.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
05-09-2022 | 10:46:00
Dr. Mohamed El Sahili is the Chief Executive Officer of Medland Hospital, Zambia. As a medical doctor and entrepreneur, Dr. Sahili also serves on the board of key economic international organizations like the African Business Roundtable, the American Chamber of Commerce, Zambia, Olympic Youth Development Center and the Africa CEO Forum.
Coca-Cola Beverages SA gives support to five SMMEs in flood-hit eThekwini
05-09-2022 | 10:03:42
Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has provided support totalling almost R700,000 to assist five small business owners to help them get back on their feet following the impact of the 2021 civil unrest and the floods which devastated KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
Cenfri joins the Smart Africa Alliance
01-09-2022 | 11:58:00
The Smart Africa Alliance welcomes Cenfri as an international non-profit member to advance Smart Africa’s digital transformation initiatives.
Softline unveils new initiative to drive digital growth for businesses in emerging markets
01-09-2022 | 08:35:54
Softline, the global IT and digital transformation solutions and services provider has announced the launch of its Innovation Growth Programme.
[South Africa] Startupbootcamp adds Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank to list of partners for Cohort 3 of the ASIP Accelerator
29-08-2022 | 15:26:00
The Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) has partnered with pan-African tech accelerator, Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech, for the third instalment of the Africa Startup Initiative Accelerator Program (ASIP).
Nigeria secures $3 billion towards implementation of its net-zero by 2060 ambition
25-08-2022 | 13:36:22
The Federal Government of Nigeria has demonstrated its commitment to a clean and sustainable future with the global launch of the country’s Energy Transition Plan.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Will the updated National Digital Masterplan accelerate digital transformation in Kenya?
25-08-2022 | 08:28:00
The plan lays out ambitious targets over the next 10 years with regards to the rollout of ICT infrastructure and the creation of new employment and business opportunities across multiple sectors.
RMB partners with South Africa's retailer Shoprite to drive sustainability strategy
24-08-2022 | 16:52:00
South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has partnered with the Shoprite Group through the provision of a R1.5 billion loan facility, to expand the retailer’s key environmental programmes as part of its wider sustainability strategy.
Barloworld lists South Africa’s first gender-linked bonds on the JSE
24-08-2022 | 15:18:00
Barloworld, an industrial processing, distribution, and services company with Industrial Equipment & Services and Consumer Industries (food and ingredient solutions), has listed two gender bonds on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
[Algérie] : Le secteur des hydrocarbures continuera d’alimenter la croissance en 2022
22-08-2022 | 10:54:00
Rapport de suivi de la situation économique en Algérie, le segment hors-hydrocarbures de l’économie devrait retrouver son niveau prépandémie en 2022, et les soldes extérieurs et budgétaires devraient également afficher une nette amélioration cette année.
MIGA issues record 54 guarantees totaling $4.9 Billion in FY22
22-08-2022 | 10:41:00
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group (MIGA), whose mandate is to drive impactful foreign direct investment to developing countries, issued $4.93 billion in new guarantees in fiscal year 2022 across a record 54 projects.
L’inscription au programme yali Mandela Washington 2023 est ouverte
19-08-2022 | 08:35:00
L’Ambassade des États-Unis à Madagascar et aux Comores a annoncé cette semaine l’ouverture de la période de candidatures pour la bourse Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 2023.
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022
18-08-2022 | 14:13:00
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022 est une compétition qui consiste à faire concourir des startups innovantes dans les domaines de la Santé, de la Finance, de l’Agriculture, des villes intelligentes, de l’internet des objets et du gaming.
Angola face au défi de la réforme de son modèle économique
18-08-2022 | 13:34:00
En perspective des prochaines élections générales du 24 août 2022, la transformation du modèle économique de l’Angola, marqué par plusieurs crises depuis 2015, est l’une des clefs pour favoriser une trajectoire de développement à la fois plus robuste, plus soutenable et plus inclusive du pays.
L'Agence française de développement vient de valider le financement de la nouvelle phase du projet Salam
18-08-2022 | 13:20:00
Une première pour la nouvelle phase du projet « Salam », au bénéfice des sociétés civiles de la rive Sud Méditerranéenne
Koolboks closes $2.5M Seed Round to Scale Solar Refrigeration across Africa
18-08-2022 | 13:10:00
Koolboks, the sustainable cooling company providing accessible cold storage solutions to businesses across Africa, has closed a $2.5M Seed funding round, led by Aruwa Capital Management.
[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.
Le nouveau fonds pour le climat en Afrique reçoit un investissement de 43 millions de dollars US
18-08-2022 | 11:19:12
InfraCo Africa, la filiale du Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) dédiée aux projets de développement en Afrique, a annoncé aujourd’hui un premier investissement de 43 millions de dollars US dans le projet CLEAR.
[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.
L'African Business Roundtable accueille de nouveaux membres dans son organisation
17-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Les particuliers et les entreprises rejoignent l'African Business Roundtable pour de nombreuses raisons, et les objectifs de l'organisation ont été soigneusement conçus pour les servir.
Baobab partenaire de Women In Africa
15-08-2022 | 10:48:59
Le Groupe Baobab, dans le cadre de son partenariat avec la plateforme internationale Women in Africa, a organisé une session d’échanges entre les mentors et les mentees du programme WIA54.
The African Business Roundtable welcomes new members to its organization
15-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Individuals and businesses join the African Business Roundtable for numerous reasons, and the organization’s objectives have been carefully designed to serve them.
MTN MoMo lance une compétition d’innovation pour les startups africaines
15-08-2022 | 08:16:00
Mobile Money Corporation annonce le lancement la deuxième édition du MTN MoMo Hackathon au Cameroun.
[South Africa] Rural development negotiates a settlement to clear Citrus Blocked in the EU Ports
12-08-2022 | 10:25:49
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) confirms that it has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU).
Le lancement du Projet Concours Femmes d’Honneur par SODIGAZ
11-08-2022 | 09:09:00
SODIGAZ APC fait de l’accompagnement technique et financier des associations féminines de la province du Houet un défi
4 out of 5 Africans say recent developments in African technology has changed how they view the continent, report
11-08-2022 | 08:23:00
A new report that includes the surveyed opinions of 4,500 Africans from Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana has revealed that the recent wave of technology innovation coming out of Africa is changing how Africans view the continent.
SADC BC, Afreximbank launch SADC - Africa Trade and Investment Marketplace to promote regional trade
10-08-2022 | 15:38:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the SADC Business Council (SADC BC) launched the SADC - Africa Trade and Investment Marketplace which aims to promote regional trade.
Snapplify highlighted as a key player in global Higher Education market
10-08-2022 | 09:26:36
In a new report focusing on the global tertiary e-textbook and multimedia market, edtech company Snapplify has been named one of the top six Higher Education players worldwide.
L'ABR stimule la création de richesse et un changement durable dans l'économie privée Africaine
09-08-2022 | 10:31:00
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR) a eu un impact retentissant au fil des ans et continue d'être la force motrice du changement et de la transformation à travers l'Afrique.
WE! Fund et WIC Capital pour la valorisation des céréales locales et l'autonomisation économique des femmes
08-08-2022 | 12:11:00
WE! Fund et WIC Capital investissent 243 millions FCFA dans MBURU pour la valorisation des céréales locales et l'autonomisation économique des femmes
Le FONSIS et l’USAID en partenariat pour l’amélioration de la compétitivité des entreprises
08-08-2022 | 10:13:10
A travers cet accord, les deux parties confirment leur intention mutuelle à continuer à travailler ensemble pour promouvoir et améliorer un développement économique et social local durable.
ABR drives wealth creation, sustainable change in African private economy
08-08-2022 | 09:30:00
The African Business Roundtable (ABR) has made resonating impacts over the years and continues to be the force driving change and transformation across Africa.
[Column] Cameron Tandy: Mining industry is becoming a steward of sustainability and decarbonization
05-08-2022 | 10:46:37
For a long time, the mining industry was considered a contributor to the problem of environmental sustainability, but now it is increasingly seen as a critical part of the solution.
AGRA’s women agripreneurs of the year awards (WAYA 2022) top 15 applicants are here
05-08-2022 | 09:40:00
The Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards (WAYA) has announced the 2022 edition’s top 15 outstanding women agripreneurs applicants who were selected under three categories; Outstanding Value-adding Enterprise, Female Ag Tech Innovator, and Young Female Agripreneur (Rising Star).
DFC CEO business visit to Freetown
04-08-2022 | 10:28:38
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) CEO Scott Nathan traveled to Freetown, Sierra Leone to highlight private sector-led development, meet with government officials, and discuss development and investment opportunities with the business community.
La direction de l'ABR applique des méthodes modernes pour atteindre les objectifs fondateurs
03-08-2022 | 18:48:00
Comme les jeunes organisations de tous les secteurs en témoigneront, les premiers défis sont comme des tests qui interrogent l'engagement d'une personne envers la vision.
[South Africa] 1nvest lists Socially Responsible Investment ETF on the JSE to counter global warming
01-08-2022 | 15:02:00
1nvest, a specialist index fund manager, has listed the 1nvest MSCI World Socially Responsible Investment Index Feeder ETF (ETFSRI) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
EBRD invests €19.2m in first green infrastructure bond in Morocco
01-08-2022 | 14:08:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing €19.2 million in a certified green bond issue of €95 million by the Office National des Chemins de Fer du Maroc (ONCF).
BII and FMO have announced a joint commitment to African Infrastructure Investment Fund 4
01-08-2022 | 12:04:00
British International Investment and FMO commit $116 million to African Infrastructure Investment Fund 4.
Exim Bank Delegation Participates in U.S.-Africa Business Summit; Champions Prosper Africa Initiative
01-08-2022 | 11:00:00
Delegation of U.S. government officials that included representatives from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) concluded a successful visit to the U.S.-Africa Business Summit.
USTDA and AIF showcase women as Investment Champions
01-08-2022 | 10:08:16
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum (AIF) co-hosted a forum of 40 women leaders who are delivering high-quality solutions for Africa’s infrastructure needs.
AFAWA Finance Series launched in collaboration with Tanzania Bankers’ Association
01-08-2022 | 09:58:00
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative kicked off the first AFAWA Finance Series in collaboration with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the Tanzania Bankers’ Association this week in Dar es Salaam.
ABR Leadership enforces modern methods to achieve founding objectives
01-08-2022 | 09:36:00
As young organizations across any industry will bear witness to, first-time challenges are like tests that interrogate one’s commitment to vision.
USTDA and AIF showcase Women as investment champions
29-07-2022 | 10:22:04
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum (AIF) co-hosted a forum of 40 women leaders who are delivering high-quality solutions for Africa’s infrastructure needs.
Financement des PME Camerounaises par France
28-07-2022 | 12:57:00
Le GICAM et le Groupe AFD œuvrent actuellement au renforcement de leur partenariat autour de l’initiative « LA FINANCE S’ENGAGE » pour réduire l’asymétrie d’information entre PME et institutions financières et créer un impact concret, durable et transformationnel sur la question de l’accès au financement des PME au Cameroun.
PROPARCO et l’UE soutiennent l’inclusion financière au Burkina Faso grâce à un financement à ACEP BF
28-07-2022 | 12:42:00
Alors que la présidence française du Conseil de l'Union européenne vient de s’achever, Proparco et l’Union européenne (UE) annoncent l’octroi d’une ligne de crédit en monnaie locale équivalente à 3 M€ à l’institution de microfinance ACEP Burkina Faso.
Seedstars announces $30 million fund to invest in startups in emerging markets
28-07-2022 | 07:58:00
Seedstars has announced plans to invest in 100 more startups through its second emerging market seed-stage fund, called Seedstars International Ventures II (SIV).
FSD Africa partners with Rabo Foundation to fund sustainable farming for African small-scale farmers
27-07-2022 | 12:57:00
FSD Africa and Rabobank ACORN / Rabo Foundation have launched a collaboration to help African small-scale farmers transition to Agroforestry, a sustainable and climate resilient farming practice.
Green Climate Fund approves $145m FMO investment in Climate Fund Manager’s Climate Investor 2
27-07-2022 | 11:58:00
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the joint FMO – Climate Fund Managers (CFM) $145 million proposal to accelerate private sector investments in low-emission and climate-resilient water, sanitation and ocean projects, entitled Climate Investor 2.
[Column] Tracy Bolton: How to close the gap between sustainability and profitability
27-07-2022 | 10:37:23
New research has highlighted the challenges most organisations face with balancing sustainability and profitability.
IFC partners with Jubaili Agrotec to enhance food security in sub-Saharan Africa
27-07-2022 | 09:38:00
IFC and Jubaili Agrotec announced a partnership that will support the company to expand its regional footprint and increase thousands of smallholder farmers' access to key inputs such as fertilizer used to protect crops and increase food production.
[South Africa] Satrix Smart City Infrastructure Feeder ETF lists on the JSE
27-07-2022 | 09:27:41
The Satrix Smart City Infrastructure Feeder Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), targeting South African investors who are looking for an opportunity to invest in smart cities.
Un programme ambitieux pour l’insertion professionnelle d’un million de jeunes d’ici 2030
25-07-2022 | 08:35:00
L’emploi des jeunes et des femmes est la deuxième priorité de l’action gouvernementale pour l’année 2022. « L’école de la deuxième chance » fait partie des réponses que le gouvernement apporte à cette problématique.