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[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telecoms slide into banking, Central Bank ups interest rates
26-05-2022 | 12:45:00
The last few days have shown us developments and setbacks, statistics that show growth on the one hand and room for improvement on the other.
[Column] Ashley Olson Onyango: GSMA improves Women’s Digital Safety with Mobile Tokenisation
23-05-2022 | 12:52:00
One of the primary ways that women can feel unsafe when using mobile technology is through mobile-related harassment, including unsolicited phones calls and text message.
Ms Malado Kaba appointed as director of the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department
22-05-2022 | 20:31:00
The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Malado Kaba as Director of the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Harnessing the potential of African intermediary cities
20-05-2022 | 11:49:00
Africa’s urbanization rate has reached a record high with the continent being the most urbanized globally.
Mauritania’s Fatimetou Abdel Malick elected UCLG Africa new president 
20-05-2022 | 11:30:00
The elective general assembly of United Cities of Local Government of Africa (UCLG Africa) has elected the new office bearers of the organization.
Africa is organizing itself from the local level
20-05-2022 | 09:26:00
For the very first time, a matchmaking permanent platform between African local authorities and investors interested in local Africa was launched.
AGRA President, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, appointed to high-profile Climate Overshoot Commission 
19-05-2022 | 15:00:00
The President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, AGRA, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, has been selected as one of 16 eminent members of the Climate Overshoot Commission. 
Women recognized for role in economic development in Africa at Africities summit
19-05-2022 | 12:15:00
Women were on the spotlight during The Women’s Day at the Africities 9. Improving women’s rights till the continent achieves gender equality is achieved, is one of the main ambitions of UCLG Africa.
HSBC launches US$1 billion Female Entrepreneur Fund in 11 countries, including Egypt
19-05-2022 | 09:20:05
The fund is launched in addition to HSBC Roar program to help women entrepreneurs address business challenges. For that purpose, it will provide funds and technical support.
Merck Foundation with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health offers 650 scholarships to Africans
18-05-2022 | 11:19:14
Merck Foundation marks World Hypertension Day 2022 in partnership with African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Medical Societies and Academia, through their long-term commitment toward building Cardiovascular, Diabetes, and Endocrinology care capacity in Africa.
[Ghana] GEA partners with IE University’s Africa Center to promote women entrepreneurship
18-05-2022 | 08:49:00
GEA and IE Africa Center have announced a partnership to promote the economic empowerment of women in Ghana by focusing on providing leadership and development training for women entrepreneurs. 
Rihanna launches Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin across eight African markets
16-05-2022 | 16:05:00
Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, fashion designer and businesswoman Robyn Rihanna Fenty (Rihanna), announced the launch of her Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin products across eight African markets.
Isuzu appoints Penelope Mkhwanazi as Senior Vice President: Revenue Generation for Africa and international markets
09-05-2022 | 16:48:19
Penny's impressive work experience spans over 20 years in various industries such as manufacturing, mining, construction, fast-moving consumer goods, and entrepreneurship.
MicroLoan Foundation launches campaign to help 50,000 female African entrepreneurs
09-05-2022 | 10:07:38
MicroLoan Foundation has launched its latest campaign, EmpowerHer, in a bid to help 50,000 female entrepreneurs in Africa.
Ecobank launches financial programme targeting women led businesses across 33 markets
09-05-2022 | 10:07:34
The Ecobank Group launches ‘Ellevate’, a programme for women-owned and women-focused businesses across 33 markets.
[Kenya] Rispah Simiyu appointed new KRA Domestic Tax Commissioner
09-05-2022 | 10:07:33
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has appointed Rispah Simiyu as the new Commissioner for Domestic Taxes, effective 22nd October 2020.
AFAWA partners with African Guarantee Fund to unlock $2 billion in loans to women entrepreneurs
09-05-2022 | 10:07:26
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program has agreed a partnership with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) to unlock $1.3 to 2 billion in loans to women-owned SMEs in Africa.
Development Partners International selected to manage women empowerment fund across Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:24
The European Investment Bank and other multilateral agencies have signed an agreement with Development Partners International LLP (DPI) to become the first 2X Flagship Fund.
Attijariwafa Bank lance le programme «SUFAWE» en zone CEMAC
09-05-2022 | 10:07:14
Plus de 200 entreprises africaines ont participé, dans la capitale économique camerounaise Doula, au démarrage de ce concept de promotion de la femme entreprenante dans la sous-région Afrique centrale.
Islamic Development Bank approves $320.6m for development projects in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Yemen and Indonesia
09-05-2022 | 10:07:12
The Islamic Development Bank approved $320.56 million in financing to new development projects in water and sanitation, health, roads and women empowerment in Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Yemen and Indonesia.
UBA CEO Sola Yomi-Ajayi appointed to US EXIM’s Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee
09-05-2022 | 10:07:08
Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the CEO of the United Bank for Africa (UBA)’s operations in the United States, has been appointed to the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US EXIM) Committee on Sub-Saharan Africa for 2020/2021.
DFC approves $3.6 billion of new investments in global development
09-05-2022 | 10:07:03
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.5 billion across nine projects that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, and emerging markets across the globe.
Stella Oye elected chairperson of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Ghana branch
09-05-2022 | 10:06:51
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has recently announced that Stella Oye has been elected as the first female chairperson of its Ghana branch.
Ghana women thrive in Village Savings and Loan Associations
09-05-2022 | 10:06:49
The Upper East Region is a less traditional alcove of Ghana where communities are more open to women taking part in commercial activities. Its neighboring Northern Region is more conservative.
IFC, Leadway Vie partner to expand access to life insurance to women in Côte d’Ivoire
09-05-2022 | 10:06:32
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and insurance company Leadway Vie Côte d'Ivoire announced a partnership to increase access to life insurance for women in Côte d'Ivoire and create jobs for women as insurance brokers in the country.
AfDB appoints Paula Santos Da Costa as Acting Director, Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption
09-05-2022 | 10:06:27
The African Development Bank (AfDB) appointed Paula Santos Da Costa as Acting Director, Office of Integrity and Anticorruption, effective 14 January 2021.
AfDB grants $11.26m for women and girls’ education in Chad
09-05-2022 | 10:06:23
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a grant of $11.26 million to the Government of Chad to finance the Girls' Education and Women's Literacy Project - the first Bank grant exclusively targeting women and girls.
DFC announces initiatives to expand U.S. investment and development in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:06:13
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer and Prosper Africa Executive Chairman Adam Boehler announced a series of efforts to expand U.S. investment in Morocco.
The African Development Bank appoints Aissa Touré as Rwanda Country Manager
09-05-2022 | 10:06:12
An economist and development expert, Aissa Touré a Senegalese national, brings to the Bank over 25 years of experience, working in three continents and 12 countries for 5 international organizations.
Standard Bank Namibia appoints Mercia Geises as new CEO
09-05-2022 | 10:06:08
Standard Bank Namibia has appointed its Head of Personal and Business Banking, Mercia Geises, as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 May 2021.
AfDB approves $14.96m project to boost women entrepreneurs in Sudan
09-05-2022 | 10:06:07
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved financing for $14.96 million project to help women in Sudan access finance and grow their businesses.
ECOWAS, ITC launch SheTrades project to support women entrepreneurs across West Africa
06-05-2022 | 15:34:00
The ECOWAS Commission has combined efforts with the International Trade Centre (ITC) SheTrades Initiative to launch the ECOWAS – ITC SheTrades project.
Ecobank lance son Programme de formation pour accompagner les entreprises dirigées par des femmes en Afrique
05-05-2022 | 21:23:00
La Banque Commerciale Ecobank, qui fait partie du Groupe bancaire panafricain Ecobank, a lancé son Programme de formation au leadership Ellever en partenariat avec le Global Business School Network (GBSN).
[Kenya] SBM Bank, GIZ, and Tactive train women on digital entrepreneurship
05-05-2022 | 13:08:00
40 women-led small businesses received training today on using technology to grow their digital businesses.
Rawbank, sponsor de la chambre des mines pour la promotion des femmes dirigeantes du secteur minier
05-05-2022 | 10:13:00
Rawbank à travers son programme Lady’s First encourage l’entrepreneuriat féminin et amplifie la place de la femme dans le secteur des mines dans une approche d’une économie circulaire.
Ecobank launches Leadership Training Programme to support women-owned businesses across Africa
03-05-2022 | 23:52:00
Ecobank Commercial Banking has launched its Ellevate Leadership Training Programme in partnership with the Global Business School Network (GBSN).
AfDB opened new digital skills training centres for women in ICT
03-05-2022 | 23:39:18
The newest digital training centres of the African Development Bank’s Coding for Employment program will set aside half of their initial training slots to women applicants.
We-Fi Unveils a $15 million Funding for Women Digital Inclusion in Africa
02-05-2022 | 15:13:00
The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has announced a $15 million funding to the African Development Back’s Africa Digital Inclusion Facility(ADFI)
IFC invests in Sub-Saharan Africa’s first gender bond listed by Tanzania’s NMB Bank
01-05-2022 | 21:26:00
To boost access to finance for women-owned micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Tanzania, IFC invested in sub-Saharan Africa's first Gender Bond listed by Tanzania's NMB Bank Plc.
Afreximbank’s Kanayo Awani makes Nigeria women annual’s “100 Leading Women” list
01-05-2022 | 20:31:00
The Managing Director of Afreximbank’s Intra-African Trade Initiative Division, has been named among the 100 outstanding women leaders in Nigeria.
MTN Group partners with UN Women and joins the HeForShe Alliance
01-05-2022 | 20:07:14
MTN Group is pleased to announce further progress in its efforts to drive gender equality by partnering with United Nations (UN) Women and joining the HeForShe Alliance in a drive to enhance its gender efforts.
We-Fi announces $15m funding round to support women entrepreneurs in Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria
27-04-2022 | 07:57:00
We-Fi announced a new round of funding of $15 million to develop and extend digital financial solutions to women-owned small and medium businesses in Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria.
[Sénégal] WIC Capital accorde une avance remboursable à 13 PME dirigées par des femmes.
14-04-2022 | 09:01:00
WIC Capital, spécialisée dans le financement des entreprises dirigées par des femmes au Sénégal et en Côte d'Ivoire, a accordé une avance remboursable de 120 millions de francs CFA (environ 200 000 USD) à 13 PME au Sénégal.
[Senegal] WIC Capital grants repayable advance to 13 women-led SMEs
14-04-2022 | 08:52:00
Impact investment firm WIC Capital specialized in financing women-led businesses in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire granted XOF120 million (about US$200,000) of repayable advance to 13 SMEs in Senegal.
[ Cameroun] BAD soutient l’intégration des questions de genre dans le Plan d’investissement forestier
14-04-2022 | 08:18:00
La Banque africaine de développement en collaboration avec les Fonds d’investissement climatiques et le ministère de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature et du Développement durable du Cameroun a organisé un atelier de validation du Plan d’investissement forestier .
Five hundred and fifteen girls in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria participated in a Mastercard's Girls4TechSTEM curriculum
07-04-2022 | 12:51:00
Mastercard recently hosted its first digital Girls4Tech Connect Marathon in Sub-Saharan Africa to inspire and prepare 515 girls aged 7-12 to pursue careers in Science and Technology.  
Medicines360, PSI and SFH launch Avibela hormonal IUD in Nigeria
06-04-2022 | 09:36:00
Medicines360, Population Services International (PSI), and Society for Family Health (SFH) announced the launch of Avibela (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg in Nigeria.
[Sénégal] Hauts responsables de la BAD Saluent les Programmes d’Entrepreneuriat des Jeunes et des Femmes
04-04-2022 | 16:12:00
Deux vice-présidents du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement , Beth Dunford et Solomon Quaynor saluent les programmes d’entrepreneuriat des jeunes et des femmes qui augmentent les revenus et renforcent la sécurité sociale des femmes et des jeunes au Sénégal.
Proparco partners with CRDB Bank to support MSMEs financing in Tanzania
30-03-2022 | 09:34:00
Through a credit line and portfolio guarantees amounting to a TZS182 billion commitment, Proparco will help boost CRDB Bank’s capacity to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Tanzania.
[Column] Mary Ngechu: Making space for the next generation of women in manufacturing
29-03-2022 | 11:03:26
Pivotal moments in history have brought manufacturing to where it is today, and women have played an important part in the sector’s evolution over the years.
[Kenya] Bolt launches 2nd edition of its women in tech internship program
28-03-2022 | 15:14:54
On-demand transport platform Bolt has rolled out the second edition of its Women in Tech internship program in Kenya. 
[Colonne] Akinwumi A. Adesina: Une révolution d'Afrique est en marche
25-03-2022 | 08:14:00
Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, M. Akinwumi A. Adesina, a déclaré aux femmes participant à une conférence qu’elles font partie d’une révolution en marche en Afrique.
Orange inaugurates in Morocco with 10th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East
23-03-2022 | 14:28:00
To support the development of new technologies in the Kingdom and make digital more accessible to all, Orange Maroc and the German Cooperation has inaugurated in Rabat, the first “Orange Digital Center” (ODC) in Morocco.
AGRA launches 2022 Women Agripreneurs of the Year awards
23-03-2022 | 11:58:53
AGRA has begun accepting applications for the 2022 Women Agripreneurs of the Year Awards (WAYA), which recognizes female entrepreneurs excelling in different segments of the agricultural value chain.
Google and Tony Elumelu Foundation support 1 mln more African entrepreneurs
18-03-2022 | 10:22:46
Google and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have announced an inaugural Google.org Fellowship to provide 1 million more people in Africa with access to TEFConnect, as part of TEF's mission to support young entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries.
Proparco invests $10m in AGF to finance women entrepreneurs and SMEs in Africa
11-03-2022 | 08:47:00
Proparco has invested $10 million in the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) to support the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative launched to increase access to finance for women entrepreneurs.
[Africa Tech Week] Nixon Kanali: M-Pesa now has more than 31 million monthly users in Kenya
10-03-2022 | 14:13:00
Since Safaricom and Vodafone launched the service in Kenya back in 2007, M-PESA has grown to more than 51 million customers.
[Column] Matimba Mbungela: Why African companies should strive for gender equality in the C-Suite
10-03-2022 | 13:08:00
​​​​​​​It's broadly recognised that firms with a greater gender diversity among senior leadership perform better, a view that is supported by existing research.
[Kenya] Applications for the 5th cohort of Standard Chartered Bank's Women in Tech program open
10-03-2022 | 07:23:00
Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Strathmore University’s @iBizAfrica Incubation Centre has opened applications for the 5th cohort of its Women in Tech incubator program.
Kenyan BNPL company Lipa Later announces six months paid maternity leave
09-03-2022 | 13:12:22
Buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company Lipa Later operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria, has announced it will be offering all it’s employees 6-month paid maternity leave effective April 1st 2022.
IFC launches Africa fragility initiative to promote responsible private sector development in Africa
08-03-2022 | 19:17:00
IFC announced the launch of the Africa Fragility Initiative (AFI), a five-year program dedicated to supporting responsible private sector-led growth and job creation across 32 African countries affected by fragility and conflict.
[Interview] Claudia Castellanos, CEO, Black Mamba, Eswatini
08-03-2022 | 09:07:20
​​​​​​​Claudia Castellanos is the Co-Founder and CEO of Black Mamba, an Eswatini-based brand that manufactures and distributes specialty food products such as chilli sauces, pestos, chutneys and jams among others.
26 startups selected to join African Tech Vision’s 2nd Mentorship Program for African Female Founders
07-03-2022 | 14:25:00
African Tech Vision, a non-profit-organization supporting early-stage female tech founders, has announced 26 startups that will be joining its 2nd Mentorship Program. 
Microsoft announces international digital camp for girls in science
07-03-2022 | 10:16:13
As part of the events planned for this year's International Women's Day on March 8, Microsoft will host a three-day international digital camp targeting girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
[Kenya] Absa Bank, KNCCI host women entrepreneurs ahead of International Women’s Day
07-03-2022 | 08:12:00
Over 1000 women SME owners across Nairobi County have benefited from a five-day financial training tour designed to help women entrepreneurs running small businesses strengthen their financial situations in the post-pandemic era.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Africa is the enduring epicentre of mobile money
03-03-2022 | 15:14:18
Africa and Asia are the home of mobile money, where the shift to digital wallets is in full swing in countries with high smartphone penetration.
MTN Rwanda in partnership with NWC, AEE and NUDOR launches Connect Women in Business initiative
28-02-2022 | 16:01:00
MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda) launched the 3rd edition of Connect Women in Business (CWiB) Initiative ahead of Women’s month in March in partnership with the National Women Council, AEE and NUDOR.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: More African countries are competing for a share of the continent’s data center market
24-02-2022 | 12:30:20
This week, Acronis, a global player in cyber protection announced the availability of a new Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Lagos, Nigeria.
CDC partners with FirstBank to support women and SMEs with $100m credit facility in Nigeria
23-02-2022 | 10:30:00
UK’s Development Finance Institution (DFI) CDC announced a $100 million finance facility to First Bank of Nigeria (FirstBank), to direct funding to women-owned and led businesses as well as to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.
Ghana Airports Company appoints Pamela Djamson-Tettey as new Managing Director
21-02-2022 | 12:03:00
Pamela Djamson-Tettey has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company.
Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022 est ouvert aux candidatures d'entreprises appartenant aux femmes
21-02-2022 | 11:05:00
Pour célébrer leurs réalisations, Mastercard a annoncé la première édition des Women SME Leaders Awards 2022, la première initiative du genre à reconnaître et à autonomiser davantage les PME détenues et gérées par des femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique.
Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022 is open for nominations from women-owned and run businesses in the region
21-02-2022 | 10:49:00
As a celebration of their achievements, Mastercard has announced the inaugural Women SME Leaders Awards 2022, the first initiative of its kind to recognize and further empower women-owned and run SMEs in the Middle East and Africa.
Bloomberg Philanthropies Partners with CARE to Support Women Small Business Owners in East Africa
21-02-2022 | 05:41:00
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a partnership with CARE to expand existing Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) for agricultural funds in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo
DCA extends application deadline for Miss. Africa Seed-Fund Impact Program
14-02-2022 | 06:17:00
Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced that it is extending the application deadline for its Miss.Africa Seed- Fund Impact programme to March 15th, 2022
AfDB et ONU Femmes signent une convention de $4 millions pour soutenir les femmes en Afrique de l’Ouest
04-02-2022 | 08:47:00
L'AfDB à travers son Initiative pour favoriser l’accès des femmes au financement en Afrique (AFAWA), une convention de financement de quatre millions de dollars américains avec ONU Femmes pour soutenir l’accès des femmes entrepreneures aux marchés publics en Afrique de l’Ouest.
[Libya] Canon EMEA partners with UN Women to deliver educational workshops
27-01-2022 | 13:51:56
During a three-day virtual workshop, twelve participants discussed their interest in exploring social and environmental topics that are important to them individually and to their communities.
Women in tech face lockdown barriers to career progression, report
27-01-2022 | 06:38:00
Half of women working in technology believe the effects of COVID-19 have delayed their career progression, despite a similar percentage believing that much needed gender equality is more likely to be achieved through remote working structures.
FinDev Canada partners Ecobank to create new opportunities for SMEs in Africa
26-01-2022 | 09:23:24
FinDev Canada announced a $20 million loan to Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the parent company of the Ecobank Group, to strengthen its digital finance operations and help SMEs in Africa.
VC firm QED Investors hires Chidinma Iwueke to support domestic and African investments
19-01-2022 | 11:16:48
QED Investors, a global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, has hired Chidinma (Chid) Iwueke to support domestic and African investments.
IBM appoints Marwa Abbas as General Manager for IBM Egypt
18-01-2022 | 15:17:24
IBM has announced the appointment of Marwa Abbas as General Manager for IBM Egypt. Ms. Abbas succeeds Wael Abdoush, who has been appointed as General Manager for IBM Gulf, Levant and Pakistan.
IFC and We-Fi help tackle gender financing gap through IFC ScaleX
14-01-2022 | 07:55:20
To help tackle the financing gap that women entrepreneurs still face IFC and the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative launched a new call for applications for IFC ScaleX, that will provide an award of up to $25,000.
World Bank Group and CTA announce winners of Global Women's HealthTech awards
06-01-2022 | 14:04:20
The World Bank Group and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced the winners of The Global Women's HealthTech Awards.
U.S. offers Egyptian students English skills and career paths
03-01-2022 | 10:47:00
Some of Egypt’s most talented students are building their future and their country’s with experience acquired from an American scholarship program.
[Kenya] Absa Bank partners with GIZ to train 1,500 women entrepreneurs
20-12-2021 | 11:55:00
Absa Bank Kenya, in collaboration with the German Development Cooperation have launched a KES 50 Million program aimed at increasing growth and competitiveness of 1,500 women-owned SMEs.
Africa50 appoints Zurina Saban as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
20-12-2021 | 10:49:13
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, announced the appointment of Zurina Saban as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
IFC and BOA Kenya partner to expand lending to small businesses in Kenya
17-12-2021 | 08:21:57
To spur private sector growth and promote access to finance in Kenya, including for women-owned businesses and businesses focused on addressing climate change, IFC announced a partnership with Bank of Africa Kenya.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Safaricom expands its smartphone financing plan
16-12-2021 | 13:58:00
Safaricom partnered with Google and Transsion, the company behind TECNO, Infinix and itel to add new devices under its Lipa Mdogo Mdogo smartphone financing plan
IFC partners with Bank of Africa to expand SMEs lending in Kenya
16-12-2021 | 10:24:00
IFC has partnered with Bank of Africa Kenya (BOA Kenya) to spur private sector growth and promote access to finance in Kenya, including for women-owned businesses and businesses focused on addressing climate change.
[Kenya] Meta and HerHustle launch program to equip women entrepreneurs with digital skills
16-12-2021 | 06:45:54
Meta has announced a new partnership with HerHustle to launch a program to equip women entrepreneurs in Kenya with the knowledge and digital skills to grow their businesses online.
IFC and ADGM launch initiative to boost opportunities for women-led startups and businesses across MENA
15-12-2021 | 11:11:08
IFC and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) launched She Wins Arabia, an initiative to help women-led startups across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) get the advice, finance, and mentorship they need to grow.
African Development Bank appoints Patricia Laverley as Country Manager for Tanzania
15-12-2021 | 10:11:00
The African Development Bank announced the appointment of Patricia N. Laverley as Country Manager, designated for the Tanzania Country Office.
Accenture, Dubai Cares, Microsoft and UNICEF launch digital education platform
13-12-2021 | 10:29:00
Accenture, Dubai Cares, Microsoft and UNICEF announced the launch of a global, digital learning platform for young people.
Ericsson pledges to support one million young people by 2025 with access to digital learning and skills
10-12-2021 | 08:50:53
Ericsson announces a major new commitment to empower one million children and young people by 2025 through access to digital learning, tools, content and development programs.
L'AfDB donne de l’élan aux jeunes et femmes entrepreneurs pour réussir l’après-crise
10-12-2021 | 08:06:00
Au pied des dunes qui entourent Nouakchott, hommes et femmes se retrouvent, chaque soir, autour d’une viande grillée et d’un thé, pour un moment de détente.
FMO and Collaborative for Frontier Finance partner to launch an Emerging Capital Allocators project across Africa
07-12-2021 | 08:05:39
The project will provide an opportunity for more aspiring fund managers, particularly in Ghana, Morocco and Tanzania, to gain the necessary experience to start raising capital, managing assets, and closing deals.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Industries unanimously look toward renewable, sustainable practices
03-12-2021 | 12:13:00
The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
Israeli femtech startup illumigyn partners with Peramare Pharmaceuticals to bring innovative gynecological imaging platform to Nigeria
17-11-2021 | 13:36:00
illumigyn, world's first remote gynecological imaging platform, announced its new distribution agreement with Peramare Pharmaceuticals Nigeria, to deploy 5,000 Gynescopes in Nigeria by 2026.
Standard Chartered appoints Bongiwe Gangeni to lead Consumer, Private and Business Banking for Africa, Middle East, Europe region
16-11-2021 | 12:16:00
Standard Chartered has appointed Bongiwe Gangeni as Head, Consumer, Private & Business Banking (CPBB), Africa & Middle East, and Europe (AME/E), subject to regulatory approval.
Ellevate By Ecobank continues to soar high
29-10-2021 | 11:11:00
The Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African banking group, has won two awards with its Ellevate Programme.
Le programme Ellever par Ecobank continue de se distinguer
29-10-2021 | 11:06:00
Le Groupe Ecobank, premier groupe bancaire panafricain, a remporté deux prix pour son programme « Ellever »