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Africa Finance Corporation and Alstom partnership boosts Kinshasa rail project
30-05-2024 | 16:26:00
The partnership builds on AFC's prior agreement with Trans Connexion Congo (TCC) to develop a mass transit system that extends over 300km of railroad in Kinshasa, the most populous city in Africa.
East Africa Marine Transport inaugure son premier navire sur le lac Victoria
04-04-2024 | 11:21:37
Après 21 mois de construction, East Africa Marine Transport (EAMT) a inauguré son premier navire sur le lac Victoria.
Plexus Africa Finance collaborates with Altair Consultancy on housing and infrastructure projects in West Africa 
15-02-2024 | 13:42:45
The collaboration may also extend to include other nations on the African continent, based on project requirements.
OPEC Fund provides $30 million loan to improve rural transportation in Uganda 
14-02-2024 | 15:32:57
The rehabilitation of the Katine-Ochero road will provide better, faster and safer transport connections in the central-east region of the country. The project is co-financed by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the government of Uganda.
UK and Egypt sign sustainable cities and infrastructure pact
08-02-2024 | 11:00:00
The new partnership between the UK and the Government of Egypt will boost cooperation in the development of sustainable cities and infrastructure in Egypt by establishing a joint working group that will meet twice a year in London and Cairo.
[Egypt] International consortium backs Damietta Port with $455 million financing
12-01-2024 | 10:50:15
Damietta Alliance Container Terminals is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) established by Eurogate, Contship Italia, Hapag Lloyd, MELC Group and Ship & C.R.E.W to design, develop, operate and maintain the terminal under a 30-year concession.
United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK) has announced reduction in manganese production
11-01-2024 | 06:04:20
United Manganese of Kalahari (UMK) announced that, in response to the worsening market conditions, it will reduce the production of manganese ore and concomitant to that, the sale of its ore products, for the time being.
East African Community leads in share of NEPAD Infrastructure funded projects
15-12-2023 | 09:51:00
The EAC Secretary General, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki, attributed this achievement to the comprehensive governance framework for projects management that has been put in place by the Community.
Arab Coordination Group pledges $50 billion for African development
10-11-2023 | 11:02:41
The Arab Coordination Group (ACG) has announced that it aims to allocate up to US$50 billion to help build resilient infrastructure and inclusive societies in the African continent.
AFC, Solid Minerals Development Fund of Nigeria, and Xcalibur partner to boost Nigeria's geological data capabilities
20-10-2023 | 09:14:00
The collaboration will pursue initiatives that enhance the availability of Nigeria's geological data to interested investors across the globe and design an exploration program for mapping the country's subterranean mineral wealth.
IFC and Switzerland partner to build climate-resilient urban infrastructure in emerging markets
12-09-2023 | 12:00:00
IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank, has signed an agreement with the government of Switzerland to begin the second phase of the Sustainable Cities program, which supports green urban infrastructure development in emerging markets.
JOGMEC Signed an agreement with 5 African countries to secure critical minerals
30-08-2023 | 13:11:58
Japan has signed agreements with five African countries to explore and extract critical minerals used in high-tech industries.
Sahara Group Foundation announces its third cohort of the Sahara Impact Fund Fellowship Programme
21-08-2023 | 10:30:00
With a focus on increasing access to energy and promoting sustainable environments, the Sahara Impact Fund program attracted over three hundred applications from nineteen African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda.
AFC collaborates with Common Purpose to launch the Climate Challenge Leadership Programme
21-08-2023 | 10:30:00
The programme will aim to strengthen the capacity of a cohort of 50 dynamic emerging leaders from Africa and the rest of the world, who – as they progress in their careers – will build bridges between the global North and South and find new ways to address the environmental crisis.
Radisson Hotel to introduce its eighth hotel in Morocco with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia
10-08-2023 | 15:34:00
Radisson Hotel Group is expanding its presence in Morocco with the opening of Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia, its eighth hotel in the country. Nestled in the heart of one of the most popular seaside destinations in northern Morocco, the new hotel bolsters the Group’s portfolio to three hotels in Saidia.
Zambia and UNCTAD sign deal to modernize customs procedures
07-08-2023 | 12:00:00
The Government of Zambia, through the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to modernize customs procedures using the Automated System for Customs Data.
Afreximbank lends$155 million strategic facility to Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority
20-07-2023 | 13:00:09
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the disbursement of a $120-million financing facility to Djibouti’s Great Horn Investment Holding (GHIH) for the execution of a series of development projects in the country’s Damerjog Industrial Development Free Trade Zone.
[Interview] Vince Goncalves Regional Vice President Africa at ExecuJet MRO Services
19-06-2023 | 10:07:00
ExecuJet MRO Services is a leading global multi-OEM MRO company founded in 1991 in South Africa, and then later established MRO businesses in Dubai, Australia, Malaysia, and Belgium as well as a franchise in Tianjin, China.
CPS and African School of Economics join forces to establish University and Research Labs in Fumba Town
12-06-2023 | 11:38:00
CPS to announce its partnership with the African School of Economics (ASE), spearheaded by Prof Leonard Wantchekon, the esteemed President and Founder.
Green Climate Fund commits $253 million to AFC’s Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund for Africa
31-03-2023 | 09:16:53
Approved during the recently concluded 35th meeting of the GCF Board, this landmark transaction also represents GCF’s biggest commitment to an Africa-wide multi-country program, facilitating AFC’s innovative introduction of climate-resilient infrastructure as a new asset class in the African investment landscape.
[Interview] Chris Okoro, CEO, Eunisell Interlinked, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
Chris Okoro is an entrepreneur and business strategist skilled in the Financial Services and Engineering sector. He's currently the Managing Director and CEO of Eunisell Interlinked Plc., Nigeria.
More charges,taxes and fees in the air transport industry in Africa a big challenge to AfCFTA
14-03-2023 | 14:56:46
Overcharges, taxation, and accumulation of fees in African air transportation can be a hindrance in achieving and success of African Continental Free Trade Area
[Column] Goodie M. Ibru: What the AfCFTA brings to the table in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
The trade and investment layout of the African Continent is a story of both promise and missed opportunities. With a population of over 1.2 billion, Africa promises a huge and promising market.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
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.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
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.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Founder, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:35
With over half a century in business ownership and management, Goodie M. Ibru is the founder of Ikeja Hotel Plc, the founder and Principal Partner of G.M. Ibru & Co. and current Vice President (West Africa) of the African Business Roundtable.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Fondateur, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:35
Avec plus d'un demi-siècle d'expérience dans la propriété et la gestion d'entreprises, Goodie M. Ibru est le fondateur de l'Ikeja Hotel Plc, le fondateur et partenaire principal de G.M. Ibru & Co. et l'actuel Vice-Président (Afrique de l'Ouest) de l'African Business Roundtable.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Chairman, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
14-03-2023 | 14:56:31
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.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Président, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
14-03-2023 | 14:56:31
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.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria battles odds to maintain productive economy
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
According to the International Monetary Fund, Nigeria is being pushed to the brink by inflation. Banks however, one of the pillars of the economy, have remained in good standing.
[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: Nigeria scores big in budget transparency
14-03-2023 | 14:56:18
The infrastructure of Nigeria is such that for meaningful progress to be made, there must be give-and-take on the parts of the government and the people.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Harnessing the potential of African intermediary cities
14-03-2023 | 14:56:11
Africa’s urbanization rate has reached a record high with the continent being the most urbanized globally.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Domestic savings, capital formation meet infrastructure demands
14-03-2023 | 14:55:59
The Federal Government is taking huge strides to strengthen the infrastructure and agriculture industries in Nigeria.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Fix Kenya's road construction challenges
14-03-2023 | 14:55:37
When it comes to a country’s socio-economic development, an efficient transport system is indispensable. For instance, roads enable citizens to access critical services such as health and education, as well as ensure that they are able to access their businesses.
[Column] Joanne Yawitch: Climate change and sustainability: Demystifying the Just Transition
14-03-2023 | 14:55:23
Beyond its environmental components, addressing climate change is about economic competitiveness and opportunity.
Djibouti bets on Doraleh facility, infrastructure projects to grow economy
14-03-2023 | 14:55:12
In spite of the particularly challenging international economic situation arising from the health crisis, the Republic of Djibouti has entered the year 2021 with determination.
New economic analysis for Malawi calls for efficient public investment management to improve service delivery in water and energy
14-03-2023 | 14:55:09
Malawi faces an infrastructure investment gap in the energy and water and sanitation sectors of approximately $332 million per year due to limited fiscal space combined with weak public investment management and inefficient State Owned Enterprises.
[Column] Dr. Kevin Kariuki: The journey to electrifying Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:54:53
Five years into the African Development Bank’s ambitious New Deal on Energy for Africa, the Bank’s investments are set to provide electricity access to around 13 million people.
Transport sector hit hard but has key role in COVID-19 management, COMESA
14-03-2023 | 14:54:44
Road and air transport have borne the brunt of the Coronavirus impact as countries put stringent measures to stop the spread of the pandemic.
[Column] Koketso Lediga: Infrastructure and energy are key to a new economic journey in the Democratic Republic of Congo
14-03-2023 | 14:54:27
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country, is known for being a tough place to do business but also one of unexploited economic potential.
[Interview] Saeed Ibrahim Talfo, CEO, Golden Land, Sudan
14-03-2023 | 14:54:01
Saeed Talfo has spent about a decade working in ICT, telecom delivery and service, and HE is currently the CEO of GLSD.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Cementing sustainable African cities agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:53:37
The maxim Africa is the future perhaps rings true now more than ever.
[Column] Sachen Gudka: Why Kenya’s port effectiveness is crucial for growth of industries
14-03-2023 | 14:53:30
It is quite telling that presently, the port of Mombasa is losing a chunk of Rwanda’s business to Dar es Salaam Port.
[Interview] Raza Hasnani, Head of Infrastructure Investments, Africa50 Fund
14-03-2023 | 14:53:29
The AfDB launched its Room2Run initiative last month which effectively freed up $700m off the bank’s balance sheet. We spoke to Raza Hasnani from Africa50 fund who helped structure the deal.
[SA Business Week] Key sectors appointments and a busy air route
14-03-2023 | 14:53:24
October is already proving to be a great month for the South African business and economy, maybe even greater. With only a week into the month, three South Africans have been appointed for senior positions in the ICT, aviation and engineering sectors.
[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned
14-03-2023 | 14:53:21
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
[Interview] Duduzile Mkhwanazi, CEO, Project Isizwe, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:11
Duduzile Mkhwanazi is the Chief Executive Officer of South African non-profit organization, Project Isizwe, an organization dedicated to bringing internet access to the populace.
[Kenya Business Week] Towards affordable housing
14-03-2023 | 14:53:09
As Kenya aims for mid- level economic status it has set targets it hopes will propel it to this dream.
[Column] Never Ncube: Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe’s new era
14-03-2023 | 14:53:09
While corporate connectivity will provide the foundations of a growing economy, the provision of technology solutions within the SME sector will ensure Zimbabwe’s growth path is as inclusive and wide-ranging as possible.
[Kenya Business Week] Gauging regional growth through Kenya’s prism
14-03-2023 | 14:53:06
As one of East Africa’s big brothers in economic growth and development, Kenya has this week continued to attract praise and investment with its landmark investments delivering impressive payoffs.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Achieving blended learning in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:04
I contend that the educational system in Africa is ripe for reform, both in terms of the physical infrastructure by means of which educational content is delivered and in terms of the ways in which education is theorised and spoken about.
[Kenya Business Week] Energizing investor relations
14-03-2023 | 14:53:02
Kenya this week continues to strategically place itself to benefit from regional integration and reap from its warm relationship with development partners and international investors.
[Nigeria Business Week] Collaborations birth opportunities
14-03-2023 | 14:53:01
The forming and maintaining of strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships is pertinent to the development of any economy, especially a growing one like Nigeria.
[Africa Tech Week] Beyond borders partnerships herald new ICT dawn, Great tidings for tech startups, investment in technology soars
14-03-2023 | 14:52:56
The Africa tech week has been abuzz with news of cross border public and private sector partnerships, companies aligning themselves with the burgeoning demands of the continent’s ICT sector and the growing IT spend.
[Nigeria Business Week] With Construction, Agribusiness, Oil and Gas and startup hubs, Nigeria leaves no sector behind
14-03-2023 | 14:52:55
Two years ago Nigeria was as good as drowning in debts, unemployment, reduced investment and general widespread discontent. Today, though still a work in progress, the country has exited recession and is fast regaining its momentum.
[Column] Li Peng: ICT investment and partnership key to fuelling Africa's digital growth
14-03-2023 | 14:52:52
Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another.
[Nigeria Business Week] Nigeria, one economic sector after another, exits recession
14-03-2023 | 14:52:52
The Nigerian oil and gas scene remains as active as ever, with changes surfacing on an almost daily basis. Last week saw the country’s first Marine Engineering Center commence its programs of 18 month academic and field work, which will lead to a masters in Marine Engineering.
Complimentary map: Airport project opportunities in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:47
Air traffic across Africa is expected to soar over the next 20 years to over 300 million passengers, which is great news for African economies - so long as they have the infrastructure to sustain it
[Column] Kieran Whyte: Streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:45
Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of the continent, and so the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area set to be the first continent-wide African trade agreement, is good news.
[Column] Sachen Gudka: Toward Future Smart Cities; lessons from around the world
14-03-2023 | 14:52:45
Historically, the growth of cities and their development has always been haphazard. For instance, the growth of Nairobi was based on the needs of the then new railway line that ran through to the port of Mombasa.
[Column] Sabine Dall’Omo: Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:32
Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.
[Column] Benjamin Coetzer: Combating cloud’s biggest security risk - the user
14-03-2023 | 14:52:30
Cloud is coming into its own. Forrester says that public cloud platforms, business services, and applications will reach $236B by 2020.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Positioning Sub Saharan Africa small businesses to reap global markets' dividends
14-03-2023 | 14:52:25
Global merchandise trade has been on a meteoric rise for the last ten years with exports of manufactured goods hitting the $1 trillion mark in 2016 according to the latest world trade statistical review by the World Trade Organization.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Deepening regional trade and East African integration with one stop border posts
14-03-2023 | 14:52:24
Traders passing through East African border points have traditionally grappled with harrowing experiences, from bureaucratic procedures to harassment by custom officials.
[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:14
Jameel Verjee is a British entrepreneur expanding his business in the hospitality industry across East Africa. He is Founder and CEO of CityBlue Hotels, founded in Rwanda and now expanded into Kenya and Uganda.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
14-03-2023 | 14:52:11
If the East African community member states are not burning each other’s chicks, or auctioning cows, they are embroiled in trade disputes and mistrust in what has become characteristic of the integration journey.
[Column] John Syekei: No place in Kenyan healthtech for ‘Wild West’ approach to data
14-03-2023 | 14:52:10
Technology has taken off in Kenya like wildfire, where the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are the latest industries to embrace its benefits.
3rd Underground Infrastructure and Deep Foundations Egypt Conference | Cairo, 22 February 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:09
As Egypt embarks on a massive infrastructure expansion drive to stabilise and expand its economy, underground and deep foundations works represent an essential element of preparation
[Column] Idowu Oyebanjo: 2017- A year of mixed fortunes for Nigeria’s power sector
14-03-2023 | 14:52:08
2017 had its ups and downs and the power sector was no exception. The year started with a generally low mood in terms of the quantum of power generation available for distribution from none to a peak of 5,222MW on 18th of December, 2017.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Technology key to the future of manufacturing
14-03-2023 | 14:52:07
Current technological advances are creating a new automated age, with recent developments in robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
[Column] Richard Branson: The alternatives to Nigeria's power situation
14-03-2023 | 14:52:06
Energy access in Africa is close to my heart. Bringing clean, renewable power to people instead of building coal-fired power stations is absolutely essential if we are going to tackle climate change.
[Column] Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta: Ghana's big push to attract investment from Asia - Japan, Singapore, China - is well underway
14-03-2023 | 14:52:03
At a breakfast meeting held in Accra on Friday December 15th, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced that "we are today examining the possibilities of arranging for a total of $300 - $500m Ghanaian debt issuance on Asian capital markets."
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
14-03-2023 | 14:52:03
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
[Column] Peter Eigen: Transparency is key to corruption-free infrastructure in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:02
Corruption is nothing new and it’s certainly not unique to Africa. When I worked in the World Bank’s East Africa office back in 1991, it was not just common to see multi-national companies in developed countries pay bribes to secure lucrative projects in Africa.
Expats choose South Africa for adventure and quality of life - Cigna survey
14-03-2023 | 14:52:00
Globally mobile individuals, also known as expatriates or ‘expats’, who choose to live and work in South Africa, cite the adventure (74%), a better quality of life (72%), or to gain international experience (67%) as their reasons for accepting assignments in the country.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Informal industries as the mainspring for equity and equality
14-03-2023 | 14:52:00
Equity and Equality are two distinctive terms often used interchangeably but have two very different meanings.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Manufacturing should be everyone’s business
14-03-2023 | 14:51:59
South Korea, currently the 11th largest economy in the world, is often regarded as an economic miracle because of its rapid economic and social transformation, which continues to be a case study as to how global economies can achieve sustained and broad-based growth.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
14-03-2023 | 14:51:58
Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
[Column] Kevin Pillay: Taking an intelligent approach to Africa’s promising mobility revolution
14-03-2023 | 14:51:47
Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why we need to strengthen trade ties in the EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:51:45
A study released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers last month stated that Africa continues to be Kenya’s leading export destination accounting for 40.6 per cent of our exports.
[Column] Tony Elumelu: Why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future
14-03-2023 | 14:51:44
Africa is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a program over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 African entrepreneurs.
Five years on: Syngenta’s Africa ambition bearing fruit, but access to technology by small farmers remains limited
14-03-2023 | 14:51:40
In 2012, following the G8 in Camp David, USA, Syngenta announced an ambitious ten-year growth plan for our African business. This year marks the midway point in our African growth journey.
[Column] Bob Koigi: The economics of water in a thirsty 21st century world
14-03-2023 | 14:51:39
This week marks the World Water week, an important journey as the world debate, compare notes and develop solutions to some of the most biting water related challenges of our time.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: SMEs are a critical part of actualizing environmental policies
14-03-2023 | 14:51:38
Micro, Small and Medium enterprises have a huge potential to create long lasting social value especially because their business models, products and proximity caters for the everyday needs of the larger part of our population.
Transport projects financed by the AfDB between 1967 and 2017 have benefited 450 million Africans
14-03-2023 | 14:51:36
Over its 50-year history, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has financed over 450 transport projects, changing the lives of close to 450 million people across Africa.
[Interview] Kyle Moss, Government Affairs Program Manager, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
14-03-2023 | 14:51:36
Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Why African passport makes great business and economic sense
14-03-2023 | 14:51:34
The decision by the African Union to introduce an African passport and abolish visa requirements for all African citizens is the most transformative and historic attempt the continent has ever made in opening up its borders to its people
[Interview] Bako Ambianda, Chairman and CEO, Labacorp Group Limited, Cameroon
14-03-2023 | 14:51:30
Labacorp Group has built a name and legacy in key economic sectors spanning real estate, agribusiness, manufacturing and construction among others. It oversees the activities of nine wholly owned-majority owned operating member companies
[Column] Kamal Mokrani: Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology
14-03-2023 | 14:51:30
Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages.
Argus West Africa Roads
14-03-2023 | 14:51:27
Building strategic partnerships for the development of the region’s road industry
[Column] Korede Ologun: What African countries can learn from Ethiopia and its economic success
14-03-2023 | 14:51:25
East Africa continues to maintain its lead in regional growth in Africa reaching 5.3% in 2016 Real GDP growth. The economic success of Ethiopia is attributable to its desire to grow its economic base amidst structural challenges.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Awakening the giant: How Ethiopia overtook Kenya to become East Africa’s economic power house
14-03-2023 | 14:51:21
Kenya has traditionally held the enviable position of being the East African economic behemoth. But tables have now turned, and in a dramatic way.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Predictability earns investor trust
14-03-2023 | 14:51:20
For any economy to attract investments, it must be able to earn and maintain investor trust. Local and foreign investors gain confidence to trade in a business environment that guarantees a stable and predictable macroeconomic framework for businesses.
[Column] Brett Parker: How homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges
14-03-2023 | 14:51:20
By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system that has become Africa's innovation calling card.
Report on Port & Intermodal Projects in West Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:19
West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.
Roads & Corridors East Africa 2017 | 20-21 June Nairobi, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:51:19
Governments across East Africa are set to change transportation and trade development by investing in the expansion and rehabilitation of existing roads, the creation of new road links between key cities and cross-border connections
[Column] Flora Mutahi: How impactful is our ‘inclusivity’?
14-03-2023 | 14:51:17
Presently, there are 145,000 millionaires in the continent with a combined wealth of $800 billion.according to the Africa Wealth Report which also states that there will be 36% more millionaires by the year 2020.
Africa presents a mixed foreign direct investment picture - EY Africa Attractiveness report
14-03-2023 | 14:51:13
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispeed” growth across Africa present a mixed FDI picture for the continent.

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