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[Africa Prosperity Dialogue]: Africa needs modern, harmonised regulations for universal broadband coverage
01-02-2023 | 13:02:18
MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita has called for the modernisation and harmonisation of regulatory frameworks across Africa as well as the collective effort of all stakeholders to ensure that the continent can deliver universal broadband coverage by 2030.
Ghana begins receiving payments for reducing carbon emissions in forest landscapes
31-01-2023 | 09:04:01
Ghana has become the second country in Africa after Mozambique to receive payments from a World Bank trust fund for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, commonly known as REDD+.
Orange Esport Experience 2023 edition in Abdjan
30-01-2023 | 15:33:00
Orange, a major partner of Esport in Africa and the Middle East is organizing the regional grand final of the pan-African “Orange Esport Experience” championship on January 28 and 29, 2023, in Abidjan.
YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd to boost operations and digital services in Sudan
30-01-2023 | 13:43:44
YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd sign USD15 million deal to boost operations and digital services in Sudan
Azercosmos partners with CommsCarrier to bring internet services to government organizations in Africa
26-01-2023 | 14:34:00
Azercosmos has signed a collaboration agreement on long-term projects with CommCarrier Satellite Services, the provider of satellite services in Kenya.
BOAD et l’OIF s’associent pour déployer le projet « D-CLIC – Formez-vous au numérique »
26-01-2023 | 14:04:00
Le projet D-CLIC, conçu par l’OIF, vise le renforcement des compétences numériques des populations les plus vulnérables, en favorisant l’autonomisation et l’employabilité des femmes et des jeunes, et l’appui aux politiques numériques des Etats par la formation des agents publics.
Startup Boost Capital, une initiative de financement de projets startups ivoiriennes
26-01-2023 | 13:57:00
Le Ministre Mamadou Touré lance officiellement l’initiative "startup boost capital" dotée de 1 milliard de FCFA.
AGF partners with crowdfunding platform to increase impact investing for SMEs in Africa
26-01-2023 | 13:46:38
African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has partnered with Frankfurt-based bettervest, a crowdfunding platform, to increase financing of sustainable SME projects in Africa.
Ugandan Startup, Agro Supply received $200k to accelerate their growth
26-01-2023 | 12:18:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa including Agro Supply from Uganda.
BPR Bank Rwanda PLC appointed Ms. Mutesi Patience as the new Managing Director
26-01-2023 | 12:03:00
Patience Mutesi will be the new Managing Director of BPR Bank Rwanda, a subsidiary of KCB Group, replacing George Odhiambo, who was assigned new duties in KCB Group.
The Water Project deepens its commitment to clean water in Vihiga county, Kenya
26-01-2023 | 10:23:00
On January 20th, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Water Project, a U.S.-based NGO building sustainable water projects to bring clean, safe, and reliable water to the communities of Vihiga County.
Africa Plus Partners lists carbon mitigation fund on Nigerian Exchange
25-01-2023 | 13:14:47
In another significant move towards championing sustainable investing in Africa, Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has announced the listing of Africa Infra Plus Fund (AIPF I), a 20.5bn closed-end infrastructure fund, on the Exchange commemorated with a Closing Gong Ceremony.
GITEX to launch Africa edition in 2023
25-01-2023 | 11:25:24
GITEX Africa is launched in partnership with the Digital Development Agency, a public agency leading the Moroccan government’s digital transformation agenda under the authority of the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transition and Administration Reform.
Lesaka enters new employment arrangement with Steven Heilbron to June 2025
25-01-2023 | 09:46:57
Lesaka Technologies, Inc. announced that it has entered a new employment arrangement with Mr. Steven Heilbron, for the period from January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.
The new ICD 2023 program worth $120 million to propel private sector-led development
23-01-2023 | 12:38:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) has signed a new program worth $120 million for the year 2023 to propel private sector-led development in Egypt.
Travelers are increasingly looking for sustainable travel options, report
23-01-2023 | 05:08:00
A major new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options.
Lancement de la première promotion de l’African Private Equity Fellowship
19-01-2023 | 13:10:00
L’African Private Equity Fellowship propose ainsi à de jeunes professionnels talentueux de rencontrer leurs pairs et leurs aînés lors de cet « executive programme », avec la collaboration des principaux gestionnaires de fonds du continent.
Flow Global a 2022 Inclusive Fintech 50 Winner
19-01-2023 | 12:09:00
Flow Global a Fintech company was part of the top 50 Fintech companies identified by Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) as a rising and promising business that is helping to drive financial inclusion in the world.
FMO provides funding for motorcycle financing in Kenya and Uganda
19-01-2023 | 11:19:10
Dutch development finance institution MO has provided a $15 million and $5 million senior term loan to Wat Credit Kenya and Wat Credit Uganda, respectively.
Aruwa makes follow-on investment in AgroEknor
19-01-2023 | 10:49:00
Aruwa Capital Management to announce a follow-on investment into AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
[Chronique] Marlene Mutimawase: Les start-up africains doivent garder un œil ouvert sur l'environnement
18-01-2023 | 12:50:00
Le changement climatique étant devenu une menace énorme dans le monde d'aujourd'hui, le besoin d'entreprises fabriquant des produits et services respectueux de l'environnement a considérablement augmenté.
Low-carbon investments to rise by $60b in 2023 as inflation weakens, hydrogen and CCUS spending to surge, Rystad Energy
17-01-2023 | 10:05:00
Spending on low-carbon projects will increase by $60 billion this year, 10% higher than 2022, led by wind developments but helped by a significant rise in funding for hydrogen and CCUS infrastructure, Rystad Energy research shows.
Proparco partners with Investec Bank to scale-up climate investments in South Africa
17-01-2023 | 08:56:00
Proparco and Investec Bank (Investec) are collaborating to implement the Transforming Financial Systems for Climate (TFSC) programme in South Africa. The package comprises a senior credit facility of $80 million and a technical assistance programme.
Telecom Egypt, Huawei put in service the first green tower in Africa
17-01-2023 | 08:06:47
The material used for building the tower emits less CO2 than steel, the alternative
Huawei joins global premier climate change agents
16-01-2023 | 13:24:25
Huawei has earned top recognition from CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s first environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions, for the firm’s actions on climate change and transparency of disclosures.
La Fondation UBA lance la 9ème édition du NEC au Sénégal
16-01-2023 | 12:48:00
NEC (National Essay Competition) a vu plus de 15 000 candidatures enregistrées, 87 finalistes récompensés et 24 bourses attribuées depuis sa création en 2013 au Sénégal.
Airtel Nigeria buys 5G spectrum for network expansion in Africa
16-01-2023 | 12:15:00
Airtel Africa announced that its Nigerian subsidiary, Airtel Networks (Airtel Nigeria), has purchased additional spectrum for network expansion in Africa.
Swedfund invests in entrepreneurs and businesses in South Sudan
16-01-2023 | 11:43:00
Swedfund invests an additional USD 4 million in loan financing in Kinyeti Venture Capital (Kinyeti), alongside the Norwegian Development finance institution Norfund.
Standard Bank closes $750 million sustainability-linked syndicated term loan facility
16-01-2023 | 09:31:53
The facility, co-ordinated by Bank of America, Mizuho and SMBC Bank International is Standard Bank Group’s inaugural sustainability-linked loan.
10 start-up climatiques africaines vont bénéficier les fonds de Catalyst Fund
12-01-2023 | 14:46:00
Le fonds de capital-risque et accélérateur Catalyst Fund a annoncé un investissement de 2 millions de dollars dans 10 start-ups développant des solutions pour améliorer la résilience des communautés les plus vulnérables au changement climatique en Afrique.
USAID announces four new Public-Private Partnerships under the Digital Invest Program
12-01-2023 | 14:37:00
USAID Announces Four New Public-Private Partnerships Under the Digital Invest Program to Support Digital Finance and Internet Service Providers.
Seedstars launched Enhancing Women Entrepreneurship in Africa (EWEA) program
12-01-2023 | 14:16:00
Seedstars launches a program for women-led startups and organizations that support women entrepreneurs in Africa.
GuarantCo to receive USD 100 million, 20-year re-guarantee facility to alleviate poverty across Africa
11-01-2023 | 10:57:00
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency provides GuarantCo with a USD 100 million, 20-year re-guarantee facility to alleviate poverty across Africa and Asia.
Oikocredit soutient les petits producteurs de cacao en Côte d'Ivoire
11-01-2023 | 09:23:00
Principale culture agricole et produit d'exportation, le cacao fait vivre environ 1,5 million de ménages sur les plus de 28 millions d'habitants que compte le pays raison par laquelle Oikocredit travaille avec des coopératives de producteurs de cacao, des PME et des institutions de microfinance (IMF) actives dans le secteur du cacao ivoirien.
Nestlé invests in logistics innovations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for its international water brands
10-01-2023 | 10:46:45
Nestlé is investing over CHF 100 million by 2030 in low-carbon logistics for its three international water brands - S. Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and Perrier.
Africa Data Centres enables remote peering through the INX-ZA partnership
09-01-2023 | 13:27:00
Africa Data Centres has announced it is now offering remote peering through its partnership with INX-ZA, further advancing the data centre giant’s development in sub-Saharan Africa.
More public services to go digital after Rwanda and France sign a financing deal
09-01-2023 | 12:03:00
Rwanda signed a 37-million-euro loan and a 1.2 million euro grant for a project that aims to improve Rwanda's public services through digitization and support innovations with high development potential.
IATA and Travalyst to collaborate on flight carbon emission calculations
06-01-2023 | 12:04:44
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Travalyst, have joined forces with the aim of providing consumers with a consistent, accurate and widely available calculation of their carbon footprint from air travel.
Samsung Electronics and Galaxy Community generate over $10 million to help the world achieve the global goals
06-01-2023 | 08:53:46
The funds were generated through the Samsung Global Goals app and will help UNDP promote resilience and accelerate progress around the world.
Un appui de développement pour le Parc de technologies numériques de Diamniadio au Sénégal
04-01-2023 | 12:38:00
5,01 millions d’euros de plus de la Banque africaine de développement pour le Parc de technologies numériques de Diamniadio.
Swedfund invests 15 million Euro to reach MSMEs
04-01-2023 | 10:47:41
To support the development of small enterprises (MSMEs) and individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, Swedfund is investing an additional EUR 15 million in the microfinance institution Platcorp, targeted at clients in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Qualcomm set to launch mentorship program to support African startups
22-12-2022 | 11:23:00
Telecommunication company Qualcomm announced it is set to launch Make in Africa Startup mentorship program to identify promising early-stage startups keen on applying advanced connectivity.
La BDEAC présente l’opération aux investisseurs Camerounais
22-12-2022 | 10:15:00
Cette opération qui vise à lever FCFA 78 milliards s’inscrit dans le cadre du programme triennal d’Emprunt Obligataire de la BDEAC et a pour objectif la mobilisation des fonds qui serviront à financer des projets de développement dans des secteurs aussi variés que ceux du Transport, l’Energie, l’Industrie, l’Agro-industrie, le Tourisme, la Santé, l’Education, etc
New study confirms €1 trillion Africa’s extraordinary green hydrogen potential
21-12-2022 | 14:38:00
Harnessing Africa’s solar energy to produce 50 million tons of green hydrogen a year by 2035 can help secure global energy supply, create jobs, decarbonize heavy industry, enhance global competitiveness and transform access to clean water.
Fintech enabler Ukheshe International secured Series A funding from DPI and Fireball Capital
21-12-2022 | 13:57:12
FinTech enabler Ukheshe International attracts investment from DPI and Fireball Capital to fuel international expansion.
Germany and IFAD join forces to mobilize support for rural communities in Africa through private sector financing
21-12-2022 | 13:19:30
Following its recent €30 million contribution in support of IFAD's response to the global food and energy crisis, Germany has committed to investing an additional €22 million to strengthen the agricultural business sector in Africa.
USTDA, Poa Internet partner to expand internet access in Africa
21-12-2022 | 12:51:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Nairobi-based internet service provider Poa Internet Kenya Ltd, for a feasibility study to help expand affordable internet connectivity to one million households in low-income urban areas outside of Kenya.
RSSB, Norfund and SOS Children’s Villages are investing in the Katapult Africa Accelerator Program
21-12-2022 | 10:37:00
Rwandan pension fund RSSB, Norfund and SOS Children’s Villages are investing in the Katapult Africa Accelerator Program. Nine agriculture and technology startups will receive funding to scale up new solutions that will both create jobs and increase food security.
Nexgen Packaging establishes African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya
20-12-2022 | 08:48:00
Nexgen Packaging, provider of trim and packaging solutions for retail and brands, announced the construction of its African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
[South Africa] Zeda lists on the JSE post Barloworld unbundling
20-12-2022 | 08:30:00
Integrated mobility solutions provider Zeda, listed its shares on the main board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), giving investors an opportunity to add to their portfolios a company at the forefront of mobility in Southern Africa.
KfW accorde 16,2 millions d'euros pour des fonds de transformation numérique en Afrique de l'Ouest
19-12-2022 | 09:47:00
Au nom du Ministère Fédéral de la Coopération Economique et du Développement (BMZ), la KfW a signé une convention de financement avec la BOAD d'un montant de 16,2 millions d'euros pour le Fonds de transformation numérique en Afrique de l'Ouest (phase 1).
EUR16.2 million for digital transformation funds in West Africa
19-12-2022 | 09:42:00
On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW signed a financing agreement with the West African Development Bank BOAD (Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement) for EUR 16.2 million for the Digital Transformation Fund in West Africa (Phase 1).
Le Luxembourg apporte son soutien à un programme international de formation de la BEI
15-12-2022 | 11:48:00
Le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg renforce son soutien aux jeunes talents des pays d'Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique (ACP) et des régions du voisinage méridional (Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord) en parrainant un programme de formation.
Visa announces grant to help African women fund managers grow their businesses
15-12-2022 | 11:34:15
Visa has announced a grant towards the African Women Impact Fund (AWIF), a collaboration between Standard Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
BOSAF, OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund partner to provide $20m to Africa Mobile Networks
15-12-2022 | 10:59:00
The BlueOrchard Sustainable Assets Fund (BOSAF) and the OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I will provide $20 million debt investment to support the growth of Africa Mobile Networks (AMN), a telecom provider focused on rural Sub-Saharan Africa.
Finnfund invests $3.4m in KaiOS Technologies to bring affordable mobile connections to Sub-Saharan Africa
15-12-2022 | 10:13:00
Finnfund has invested $3.4 million in KaiOS Technologies, maker of KaiOS, to bring affordable mobile connections to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mobility for Africa receives $2 million funding from InfraCo
15-12-2022 | 09:33:00
InfraCo Africa has signed an agreement committing US$2 million to scale the offering of Mobility for Africa, an electric mobility company delivering affordable, cargo-carrying e-tricycles and solar-powered battery charging solutions for underserved communities in rural Zimbabwe.
African Business Roundtable organise un événement en marge de la COP27 pour les objectifs climatiques de l'Afrique
14-12-2022 | 11:20:00
À l'occasion de la 27eme Conférence des parties des Nations unies sur le changement climatique (COP27) qui s'est tenue à Sharm El Sheikh,Égypte, l'African Business Roundtable a organisé un événement parallèle le jeudi 10 novembre 2022, au pavillon nigérien.
African Business Roundtable holds event alongside COP27 for Africa's climate goals
13-12-2022 | 11:25:00
On the occasion of the 27th United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) that took place in Sharm El Sheihk, Egypt, the African Business Roundtable organised a side event on Thursday, 10 November, 2022, at the Nigerian Pavilion.
British International Investment and African Guarantee Fund sign $75 million programme to fund African SMEs
12-12-2022 | 15:43:00
The eight-year partnership aims to unlock up to $150 million in lending to SMEs and is expected to facilitate up to 17,300 loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa
Oikocredit et I&P prennent des participations dans l'agro-transformateur Agroserv au Burkina Faso
12-12-2022 | 12:16:00
Oikocredit et Investisseurs & Partenaires, avec le soutien des prêteurs BIO Invest et EDFI AgriFI, investissent 12,2 millions d'euros dans Agroserv.
Une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest selon IFC et OMC
08-12-2022 | 12:51:00
Selon une étude d’IFC et de l'OMC, l'amélioration de l'accès au financement du commerce pourrait entraîner une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest
African Business Roundtable, Nigeria organisent un forum qui permet de récolter plus de $2 milliards d'investissements au Nigeria.
08-12-2022 | 12:38:00
L'African Business Roundtable, en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral du Nigeria, a accueilli le Nigeria International Partnership Forum à New York, en marge de l'Assemblée générale des Nations unies.
Microsoft’s global digital skills program launched in Kenya
08-12-2022 | 09:16:00
The Skills for Jobs Learning Pathways program has been introduced locally as a build-up to the success of Microsoft's Global Skills Initiative which was launched in June 2020
[column] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD: A need for Artificial Intelligence-based company in Africa Health sector
07-12-2022 | 14:12:00
Access to quality healthcare in low-income countries is impacted by many various factors. For example: In sub-Saharan Africa, the average number of physicians per 1000 per capita is 0.2 compared to Italy which has 8.0 doctors for a 1000 population this urge African countries to invest in Health Technology industry.
The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund goes to Aruwa Capital Management
07-12-2022 | 12:50:55
The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund goes to Aruwa Capital Management, a gender-lens 20mUSD fund dedicated to Nigeria's SMEs, managed by a first-time woman-led fund manager.
Lancement du Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund doté de $200 millions
07-12-2022 | 09:18:00
Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund doté de 200 millions de dollars, destiné aux véhicules d’investissement africains et permettant par cet intermédiaire de cibler les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) en phase de démarrage ou de croissance.
African Business Roundtable, Nigerian Government host forum that rakes in over $2b investments into Nigeria
05-12-2022 | 21:20:00
The African Business Roundtable in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria hosted the Nigeria International Partnership Forum in New York, in the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
Tingg by Cellulant won merchants payment company of the year in Nigeria
01-12-2022 | 13:07:00
Tingg by Cellulant won merchants payment company of the year at the 2022 Nigeria BusinessDay Banks and other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards
CANAL +,AFD et l’association Convergence pour intensifier la formation des acteurs de l’audiovisuel en Afrique
01-12-2022 | 11:16:00
Canal Plus One, l’association Convergence et l’AFD ont signé un accord de partenariat pour intensifier la formation et l’insertion professionnelles des acteurs de l’audiovisuel en Afrique.
World Bank boosts equitable development as Kenya strives to become an upper middle-income country
29-11-2022 | 15:02:00
The World Bank has voiced its support for its latest six-year strategy in Kenya, as the country strives towards green, resilient, and inclusive development.
African Development Fund invests $6.12m to strengthen public finance governance in African countries
29-11-2022 | 11:18:00
The African Development Fund has approved a grant of $6.12 million to help strengthen public finance governance in low-income African countries.
MTN Rwanda and Bank of Kigali partner to launch Macye Macye
28-11-2022 | 14:40:00
MTN Rwanda, in collaboration with Bank of Kigali announced the launch of ‘Macye Macye’, which is a Device Financing program that will be funded by the Bank of Kigali and will allow MTN Rwanda customers to purchase smartphones and tablets on credit from any MTN Service center, franchisee shop, or other retail distribution point.
[Interview] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD, Founder & CEO of DoctorAI
28-11-2022 | 13:53:00
DoctorAI is a HealthTech and Artificial Intelligence-based company, officially registered in November 2021, founded by two Rwandans medical doctors ,Dr. Kevin MURAGIJIMANA & Dr. David NDAYISHIMIYE.
Nigerian fintech startup, Pivo has closed a $2 million seed for its expansion in Nigeria and East Africa
28-11-2022 | 11:21:00
Nigerian fintech startup, Pivo, has closed a $2 million seed round that included participation from Precursor Ventures, Vested World, Y Combinator, FoundersX, and Mercy Corp Ventures.
AECF and AFAWA partner to unlock the entrepreneurial capacity of women-led enterprises in Africa
28-11-2022 | 09:42:34
The project aims to expose women to critical financial and expertise training integral to support the scaling of their businesses
45 millions de dollars dédié aux PME et des etablissements de Microfinance de la RDC
28-11-2022 | 09:08:00
Rawbank et l’African Guarantee Fund renforcent leur partenariat dédié aux PME à hauteur de 45 millions de dollars.
[Kenya] KenGen to install 30 electric vehicle charging stations across Kenya
24-11-2022 | 11:22:42
Energy producer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has launched a pilot project for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Kenya, a move it says is to support its diversification ambitions in the e-mobility sector.
GAIN and CARE signed MoU to improve access to affordable healthy diets
24-11-2022 | 09:22:29
CARE and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding, establishing a global partnership to improve access to affordable healthy diets.
Les 8 nouveaux pays africains rejoignent le programme MultiChoice Africa Accelerator
24-11-2022 | 08:25:00
Un coup de pouce de plusieurs millions de dollars pour les petites entreprises alors que de nouveaux pays africains rejoignent le programme MultiChoice Africa Accelerator.
Ethiopian innovator emerges as winner of USAID-Funded Food Safety Challenge
24-11-2022 | 07:52:00
The USAID-Funded Food Safety Challenge aims to enable lasting improvements in the safety of nutritious foods in Ethiopia and Nigeria, and over 750 applications were received.
[Ghana]: $27.9 million grant for Savannah Agriculture Value Chain Development Project
24-11-2022 | 07:24:00
The grant will increase the climate-resilient production of maize, rice and soybean, support the poultry value chain, and generate employment for women and youth.
Lancement du plateforme AELP Link dans le cadre du projet d'intégration des marchés de capitaux africains
23-11-2022 | 13:00:00
L'AELP a lancé la plateforme AELP Link dans le cadre du projet d’'intégration des marchés de capitaux africains qui vise à faciliter les transactions transfrontalières et la libre circulation des capitaux sur le continent africain.
Le BMN et Afriland First Bank signent une convention pour un appui aux entreprises camerounaises
23-11-2022 | 12:21:00
Le Bureau de mise à niveau des entreprises (BMN) et Afriland First Bank ont signé une convention de collaborationqui va bénéficie des entreprises admises au Programme national de mise à niveau (PNMAN).
NSIA Finance et la Fintech APAYM s’engagent à rendre la bourse accessible aux populations ivoiriennes
23-11-2022 | 11:09:00
NSIA Finance et la Fintech APAYM finalisent un accord pour permettre aux populations ivoiriennes d’investir en bourse directement à partir de leur compte mobile money et leurs cartes bancaires.
BERD et AFD lancent un outil pour la prise en compte de la dimension de genre des entreprises
23-11-2022 | 08:26:00
La Banque africaine de développement, la BERD et l’AFD lancent un outil pour aider les entreprises privées et publiques à améliorer la prise en compte de la dimension de genre.
Two Africans startups BleagLee and LiquidGold have been announced as winners of the ClimaTech Run 2022
22-11-2022 | 10:13:00
Two African startups, BleagLee and LiquidGold in addition to Ryp Labs, Earthly, Koltiva have been announced as winners of the ClimaTech Run 2022 during the COP27 Conference in Sharm, El Sheikh, Egypt.
AFD is funding water and sanitation projects in Ethiopia
22-11-2022 | 08:41:00
The first project funded by AFD will improve access to water for 1 million people in 45 towns, and the second will provide 2.6 million people with improved, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities.
To promote inclusive and sustainable development, Nigeria needs to fix its public finances, World Bank
21-11-2022 | 13:50:00
Macroeconomic and fiscal reforms are urgently needed to lift Nigeria’s development outcomes, which are severely constrained by inefficient use of resources, argues the new Nigeria Public Finance Review report.
Beko joins forces with Water.org to provide Kenyans with access to safe water
21-11-2022 | 13:17:00
Beko, a home appliances brand in Europe, announced a new partnership with Water.org to support a community programme that will empower 10,000 Kenyans in need with access safe water and sanitation solutions.
Perennial rice incorporates African wild rice genes and halves production cost, study
21-11-2022 | 12:50:00
The global population was projected to reach 8 billion by 15 November 2022, according to the UN’s recently-released World Population Prospects 2022.
IBM announces five members selected for its Sustainability Accelerator programme
21-11-2022 | 08:38:00
The programme is a global pro bono social impact program which seeks to help marginalized communities to get just and equitable access to sustainable energy resources.
[Column] Inga Jacobs-Mata: Building African climate resilience will depend on unlocking African ingenuity and collaboration
18-11-2022 | 12:02:15
To have a lasting impact, climate negotiators and decisionmakers at COP27 should work to strengthen the enabling environment needed to leverage such initiatives by firstly engaging with a wide range of private sector players.
How African cities can create vibrant digital sectors that drive jobs for youth, BCG
17-11-2022 | 12:42:00
African cities can follow this path, using digitisation to create jobs that often pay better than traditional roles, favour younger candidates, support local economies of small- and SMEs, and are less vulnerable to future disruptions.
Epson is ending global sales of laser printers in favour of inkjet printing
17-11-2022 | 07:05:00
Epson has announced that it’s ending sales of laser printers citing the technology’s limited ability to make meaningful sustainability advances.
[Cameroun]: booster la performance des projets de la Banque africaine de développement
16-11-2022 | 12:24:00
Une mission du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a eu des échanges fructueux avec les autorités camerounaises pour l’accélération de la mise en œuvre des projets financés par la Banque.
Lancement du projet Employment4Youth-L’Industrie 4.0 pour favoriser l’emploi des jeunes en Côte d’Ivoire
16-11-2022 | 11:56:44
L’objectif principal de ce projet est d’aider la Tunisie et la Côte d’Ivoire à accroître l’emploi des jeunes et améliorer les conditions de travail en structurant et en consolidant un écosystème d’économie numérique et particulièrement celui de l’Industrie 4.0.
Mobility startup BasiGo secures $6.6m funding to accelerate electric bus uptake in Kenya
16-11-2022 | 08:43:00
BasiGo, the first company to introduce electric buses into Kenya, has announced $6.6 million in new funding led by Mobility54, the corporate venture capital arm of Toyota Tsusho; Trucks VC, a transportation-focused venture capital fund in Silicon Valley.
Africa Business Communities Forum: Quels seront les pays Africains plus performants sur le plan économique en 2022?
14-11-2022 | 13:30:00
Africa Business Communities s'est entretenu avec plusieurs entrepreneurs et fondateurs au cours des premiers mois de l'année, et ils ont voté pour déterminer quels pays africains seront les plus prospères en 2022.
Katapult launched startup accelerator in Kigali
14-11-2022 | 08:52:09
The event brought together over 200 investors, gathering to see 7 of the most innovative agri-tech startups tackling value-chain inefficiencies and impact on the continent.