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[Free Webinar Business Event] Supply Chain Resilience in Africa: Navigating Global Manufacturing and FX
15-04-2024 | 21:31:00
Join the experts at this comprehensive webinar exploring the intricacies of supply chain management and payment dynamics in African markets.
[Zoom Event, April 11 2024] Global Strategies for Success in Africa: Overcoming FX and Payment Hurdles
10-04-2024 | 19:33:00
This event explores the vast potential and unique challenges of expanding businesses in Africa, focusing on mastering international pitches, understanding cultural nuances, and crafting pitches that highlight unique value propositions.
[FINTECH EVENT] Verto Atlas Product Launch, Lagos Continental Hotel, 29 February
28-02-2024 | 17:50:00
Verto extends this invite to an exclusive, fireside gathering at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, as it unveils Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Nigeria.
[Open Webinar, Feb 1 2024] Cross-Border Finances: Enhancing Commodity Trade Across Africa
29-01-2024 | 10:23:00
Tailored for CFOs, this event provides strategic knowledge to navigate international markets and enhance financial outcomes in the dynamic commodities sector. Don't miss this unique opportunity for CFOs to stay ahead in global commodity trading.
[Open Webinar] Cross-Border Finances: Enhancing Commodity Trade Across Africa, Navigating Int'l Markets
05-01-2024 | 10:27:00
Tailored for CFOs, this event provides strategic knowledge to navigate international markets and enhance financial outcomes in the dynamic commodities sector. Don't miss this unique opportunity for CFOs to stay ahead in global commodity trading.
[Free Webinar] For Marketing Experts, CFOs and Business Expansion Strategists
04-01-2024 | 10:56:00
Verto, a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to access enterprise grade cross-border payments, FX and banking solutions, has announced its first webinar for the year 2024, taking place on the 18th of January.
[Free Webinar] Accelerating FX Success: Expansion Strategies for Marketing Agencies in Eastern, Western Africa
19-12-2023 | 12:17:00
This event is tailored for marketing executives and CFOs looking to gain actionable insights into international expansion, building a global clientele and establishing strong online presence.
[Free Webinar] Accelerating FX Success: Expansion Strategies for Marketing Agencies in Eastern, Western Africa
19-12-2023 | 10:37:00
This event is tailored for marketing executives and CFOs looking to gain actionable insights into international expansion, building a global clientele and establishing strong online presence.
[Column] Margaret Soi: The rise of the mass affluent in Africa and how banks can best respond to their needs
14-12-2023 | 13:31:00
The purchasing power of Africa’s middle class is expected to grow significantly in the coming years: the continent’s middle class is expected to spend US$2.1 trillion by 2025 and US$2.5 trillion by 2030, thus creating a further upward momentum in the demand for goods and services.
[Free Webinar] Unlocking Success in New Markets: Cross-Border Payments Strategies for South African Businesses
23-11-2023 | 21:45:00
Embark on a journey through the dynamic realm of international finance with our upcoming webinar, where we unravel the intricacies of global payment strategies essential for triumph in the finance sector.
[EVENT] Verto FX partners with UBA Kenya to launch Verto Atlas
15-11-2023 | 15:52:00
Join us for an exclusive event launch, as we unveil Verto Atlas, the financial powerhouse for large corporations and enterprises in Kenya, hosted by Verto on Thursday 23rd November.
[Free Webinar] The Verto Hour: Streamlining Payments for Manufacturers and Suppliers in Eastern and Western Africa
24-10-2023 | 11:42:00
Join this webinar that empowers both manufacturers and suppliers operating in African markets with valuable insights and actionable strategies to streamline their payment processes and ensure uninterrupted supply chain continuity.
Nigerian fintech Flutterwave partners with IATA to simplify payments for airlines serving Africa
13-07-2023 | 15:40:42
With this integration, airlines across the world are able to process payment from customers through cards, bank transfer, mobile money, alternative payment methods and other payment modes available on Flutterwave.
[Ghana] Moove closes $8m financing from Absa
06-07-2023 | 10:53:00
Mobility fintech, Moove, has secured USD $8mn in financing from Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), bringing its total funding to-date from the bank to USD $28mn.
2023 AFRICA CEO FORUM to be held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
10-05-2023 | 09:42:00
2023 AFRICA CEO FORUM to be held June 5-6 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to help shape Africa’s response to global crises
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investors bet on fintechs, startups
14-03-2023 | 14:57:02
The past couple of weeks have seen a flurry of activities in several sectors of the Nigerian economy. Startups are receiving increasing financial backing from VCs for the growith of SMEs.
[ChatGPT Biography] Tayo Oviosu, founder of Paga
14-03-2023 | 14:57:02
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[ChatGPT Biography] Strive Masiyiwa: Founder of Econet Wireless
14-03-2023 | 14:56:58
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[Interview] Fedir Ted Martynov, CEO, CARMACHAIN, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:56
Ted Martynov leads CARMACHAIN, a fintech outfit operating in Nigeria that enables credit data for lenders in markets underserved by credit bureaus.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
[East Africa Business Week] Growing the region’s investment portfolio
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
In the last week, a series of investments across East Africa have been unveiled by corporates, banks, multinationals and development partners as the region continues to position itself as an investment hub in the continent.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Scaling startups’ investment in the region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:50
As startups successfully raise funding, they are boosting their product and service portfolio while setting sight on the East African region for expansion. This
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:45
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Deepening diaspora remittances, driving regional investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
In a first of its kind move, The East African Community (EAC) has announced setting up a Diaspora desk that will focus on facilitating East Africans living in the diaspora to invest and trade in the region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:21
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Persistent shortages and inflation call for new measures
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
Africa has in the past decade positioned itself as a knowledge economy, with one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the world.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: State to digitize tourism, FG takes on efficient mobility
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
Banking is one of the most thriving sectors in Nigeria. The reason for this success has been attributed to the efficiency with which this industry has leveraged technology to modernize its operations.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Economic conditions returning to pre-pandemic levels
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The startup movement has picked up pace in Nigeria over the last decade, with the government and responsible agencies ramping up efforts in motivating the burgeoning industry.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Heightened oil and gas activities inspire more investments
14-03-2023 | 14:55:53
As the East African nations continue to make oil and gas discoveries, investors and multinationals are pitching tent in the region on an exploration binge with governments betting on the newfound resources to grow national and regional economies.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: 5G becomes national security policy, industries seek sustainability in technology
14-03-2023 | 14:55:51
The one thing the current global pandemic has unilaterally effected in all nations is a rearrangement of priorities, both for people and for governments. Survival elements – food and healthcare – have taken lead position.
COVID-19 brings Work-From-Home to Africa; What has been the impact on businesses so far?
14-03-2023 | 14:55:45
The Covid-19 crisis has pierced through the fabric of every layer of society, leaving virtually no country unscathed. The consequences for businesses has been significant and African economies have had to make rapid changes to their way of doing business.
[Column] Marius Reitz: Three trends Africa’s crypto sector can expect in 2022
14-03-2023 | 14:55:45
For the global cryptocurrency industry, 2021 is likely to be remembered as one of the many years bitcoin broke past its all-time price high and drove the sector even closer towards mainstream adoption.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: The 'ember' months performance review
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The end of year (fondly referred to as ‘ember months’) tends to bring about anxieties of different sorts among Nigerians.
[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Founder, Market Forward, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:55:25
Victoria Epelle founded Market Forward about a year ago and the company has executed projects both local and international and is making a name for itself in the field of Consulting and Project Management.
[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Fondatrice, Market Forward, Nigéria
14-03-2023 | 14:55:25
Victoria Epelle a fondé Market Forward il y a environ un an et la société a exécuté des projets à la fois locaux et internationaux et se fait un nom dans le domaine du conseil et de la gestion de projet.
The global buy-now-pay-later market to reach $467 billion by 2026, report
22-12-2022 | 06:56:30
An increase in the adoption of online payment methods is expected to propel the growth of the buy-now-pay-later market going forward.
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.
The 2022 winners of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge
14-11-2022 | 07:40:34
Twenty African youth-led enterprises have won grant funding of up to $100,000 each in this year's African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge (YouthADAPT) competition.
New research shows mobile financing can increase national GDP growth in developing markets
28-10-2022 | 10:49:00
New research indicates that the successful deployment and adoption of mobile financial services is associated with a positive impact on GDP growth in developing markets
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.
Tap domestic sovereign wealth funds to build Africa back better
18-08-2022 | 17:12:04
The head of the Africa Investment Forum, African Development Bank Senior Director Chinelo Anohu, has called for stronger strategic partnerships and greater involvement of African sovereign wealth funds to rebuild the continent’s economies following the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
World Economic Forum announces 100 new Start-ups joining its Technology Pioneers Community
19-05-2022 | 10:13:27
The World Economic Forum welcomes 100 innovative tech firms to its Technology Pioneers community. Full of young and growing tech companies, the 2022 cohort is forging new paths in healthcare, food production and more with cutting-edge technologies.
Credo to host Africa’s first social payment Hackathon
16-05-2022 | 11:40:00
Credo, Africa’s pioneer social payment platform will be hosting a social payment hackathon, the first of its kind in Nigeria,16th May – 21st May 2022.
Les inscriptions de Orange Summer Challenge 2022 sont ouvertes en Tunisie
16-05-2022 | 11:16:27
Orange Digital Center, Google et Ernst & Young Tunisie partenaires pour accompagner les projets des étudiants sur la thématique Tech4Good ont lance sa 12ème édition en Tunisie.
[Nigeria] Mecho Autotech gets $2.15m to expand vehicle maintenance and repair services
10-02-2022 | 10:46:00
Nigeria has more than 12 million registered vehicles, and approximately 90% of them are used cars that need frequent checkups to prevent recurring breakdowns.
16% of Kenyan adult internet users in Kenya own cryptocurrency, report
17-01-2022 | 07:18:00
Finder’s Cryptocurrency Adoption Index has now ranked Kenya 12th for cryptocurrency ownership out of 27 countries surveyed. It revealed that 16% of Kenyan adult internet users, an estimated 4.8 million people in Kenya own cryptocurrency.
Afreximbank, CNNIC connect African businesses with financing, new markets
01-12-2021 | 11:00:00
Following the launch of a partnership between Afreximbank and CNNIC last year, the two organizations have identified and selected businesses from across Africa that have demonstrated an ability to alter industries
Digital payments startup MFS Africa raises $100 million to expand across the continent
10-11-2021 | 14:34:50
MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, has raised $100 million through an equity and debt financing round.
Women can add nearly $300b to e-Commerce in Southeast Asia and Africa, IFC reports
28-05-2021 | 08:55:00
The e-Commerce markets in Southeast Asia and Africa could grow by over $280 billion and $14.5 billion respectively between 2025 and 2030, according to two IFC reports.

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