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The Radisson brand enters Cape Town with the newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore
17-04-2024 | 09:14:46
Radisson Hotel Group brings the renowned Radisson brand to South Africa's "Mother City" with the rebranding of Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore to Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore.
Village Capital unveils programme targeting African startups focused on greentech 
14-03-2024 | 14:09:03
The programme is designed to advance innovative and sustainable solutions, actively contributing towards building resilience and mitigating the effects of climate change across Africa. 
[South Africa] Adenia Partners acquires last mile delivery services company The Courier Guy
01-03-2024 | 12:35:44
Through the acquisition, Adenia will look to capitalise on the significant growth opportunities within South Africa's last-mile delivery sector, driven by the exponential growth of e-commerce.
[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.
African healthtech shows resilience with mere 2% decline in funding while broader tech ecosystem plunges in 2023, report
22-02-2024 | 14:21:00
Healthcare consulting firm Salient Advisory has launched its latest Intelligence Report, presenting findings on funding activity, covering grant, equity, and debt investments for African healthtech startups in 2023
Aramco expands global venture capital programme with $4 billion funds injection
17-01-2024 | 13:22:16
It will take Aramco's overall venture capital allocation to $7.5bn, which also includes the $500 million venture capital fund Wa'ed Ventures that focuses on the start-up ecosystem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
EIB Global announces $30 million investment in Seedstars Africa Ventures I, a VC fund for African entrepreneurs
10-01-2024 | 11:18:00
Innovative businesses and start-ups across Africa will benefit from better access to risk capital thanks to a  US$30 million equity investment by EIB Global in the Seedstars Africa Ventures I venture capital fund. 
Christine Namara joins Flat6Labs as partner for Africa Seed Fund
15-11-2023 | 18:09:24
In a strategic move to strengthen its existing footprint in the vibrant African startup ecosystem, Flat6Labs, the seed venture capital firm in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, has appointed Christine Namara as Partner for its Africa Seed Fund.
Vantage Capital invests $25 million in water manufacturer Aquasantec International
20-07-2023 | 09:12:00
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine debt fund manager, has announced that it has made an investment into Aquasantec International, a manufacturer and distributor of water tanks, pipes and related products, addressing water, sanitation and hygiene needs across the East African region.
FMO partners with African Angel Academy to accelerate angel investing
28-06-2023 | 15:23:00
FMO announced a strategic partnership with The African Angel Academy (AAA) and DGGF (Dutch Good Growth Fund), to bolster the capacity of early-stage investors in 5 growing African startup ecosystems.
VC firm Equator raises $40 million in commitments for African climate tech startups
06-04-2023 | 09:20:25
The global venture capital firm with teams in Nairobi, Lagos, London, and Colorado, seeks to invest in high-growth, ready-to-scale ventures that are driven by technology and business model innovation in their quest to address material economic and sustainability challenges in the region.
[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.
[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.
[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.
Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
14-03-2023 | 14:56:40
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable Forum: What can African governments do to elevate the continent’s private sector?
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
The African Business Rountable (ABR), set up by the African Development Bank Group in 1990, is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations.
[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] N. Justin Chinyanta, Directeur Général et PDG, Loita Group
14-03-2023 | 14:56:34
De nationalité zambienne et résidant à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud, N. Justin Chinyanta est le fondateur, le président et le directeur général de Loita Holdings Corporation, ainsi que le vice-président exécutif du chapitre d'Afrique australe de l'Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Chairman and CEO, Loita Group
14-03-2023 | 14:56:32
A Zambian national residing in Johannesburg, South Africa, N. Justin Chinyanta is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Loita Holdings Corporation as well as the Executive Vice` President for the Southern Africa Chapter of the Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
[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.
Côte d'Ivoire as a country for investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:24
Côte d'Ivoire has raised its reputation as a leading party for investment when considering francophone Africa but also considering the continent as a whole.
Masterclass sur la préparation des projets de l'African Business Roundtable Séminaire Web gratuit, 27 juillet
14-03-2023 | 14:56:23
Après des discussions avec diverses institutions de conseil et d'investissement, et afin d'attirer davantage les investissements vers les projets, le secrétariat de l'African Business Roundtable, en association avec Afreximbank, a conçu le "Project Preparation Masterclass"
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
14-03-2023 | 14:56:22
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
[Column] Alexandra Fraser: Angel investors plugging the early-stage funding gap in sub-Saharan Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:14
To fill the early-stage funding gap, the continent urgently needs more investors.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telecoms slide into banking, Central Bank ups interest rates
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
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.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Clean energy gets funding amid inflation and trade deficits
14-03-2023 | 14:56:11
Oil and Gas has been a pillar supporting the Nigerian economy for a very long time. Rich in this natural resource, Nigeria may be guilty of neglecting other promising sectors, like Agriculture and even Insurance.
[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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
[Column] Philani Sangweni: Qualities venture capitalists will look for in entrepreneurs in 2021
14-03-2023 | 14:55:10
2020 was a difficult for everyone, but businesses faced an especially tough time. A few startups have, however, risen above the storm, managing to continue on their upward growth trajectory.
African Development Bank delivers on a decade of transformative commitments to reduce poverty
14-03-2023 | 14:54:52
For the past five decades, the African Development Bank Group has been at the forefront of driving Africa’s economic transformation, leveraging its diverse resources and unique know-how as an indigenous development finance institution.
[Interview] Peter Macharia Kamau, CEO, Jijenge Credit Limited, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:10
Peter Macharia Kamau is a seasoned banker with over 30 years experience in the Banking Industry. Peter founded Jijenge Credit, a lending institution operating since 2014 within East Africa.
[Column] Neil Hobbs: Significant tax benefits on offer for SA's venture capital investors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:53
In July 2009 the South African Revenue Services (SARS) introduced section 12J of the Income Tax Act to encourage ordinary taxpayers to invest in small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs).
[Interview] Fabrice Nze-Bekale, Managing Partner, ACT Afrique, Senegal
14-03-2023 | 14:53:47
Fabrice Nze-Bekale is an experienced investment banker with a working history in investment banking, telecoms and the mining & metals industries. He is currently the Managing Partner of the pan-African firm, ACT Afrique.
[Kenya Business Week] US key investment target in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
US has reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as a target for future US aid and investment.
[SA Business Week] Mixed fortunes for public and private sectors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:41
The public and private sectors have this week recorded heightened activities with partnerships, trade and capital markets dominating headlines.
[SA Business Week] Telcos shine at AfricaCom, A2X gains new traders
14-03-2023 | 14:53:35
AfricaCom is Africa’s largest tech, media and telcos annual festival where digital Africa interacts, learns, debates and ultimately make deals.
[SA Business Week] Opening businesses to the world, growing markets
14-03-2023 | 14:53:33
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards sensible investments, capital pours in from the outside
14-03-2023 | 14:53:32
For a country as populous as Nigeria, the wheels can and should not stop rotating. Supply rarely ever exceeds demand, investors are always welcome and jobs are never surplus.
The Africa 2018 Forum | 8-9 December 2018 | Sharm El Sheikh | Egypt
14-03-2023 | 14:53:29
Greater economic integration through increased investment flows into Africa
[SA Business Week] Blockchain to curb Cape Town water issues, taxi operators get a boost
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Blockchain technology came into being in the early 2009. This invention was faced with a lot of backlash as most people lacked prior information about it and were therefore not ready to risk investing in it.
[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.
[Nigeria Business Week] Forging bonds at new levels, China bets higher
14-03-2023 | 14:53:20
At first glance, it seems business as usual, but that could not be farther from reality. Business has never been more positive, rapid, nor disruptive.
[Interview] Francis Vesta, Senior Investment Analyst, Itanna, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:53:19
Francis Vesta is Senior Investment Analyst at Itanna, an offshoot of the Honeywell Group in Nigeria.
Join the African Green Revolution Forum Investor DealRoom
14-03-2023 | 14:53:17
The Forum will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 5-8 September 2018
Are you an agribusiness seeking funding and/or investment?
14-03-2023 | 14:53:12
Africa Green Revolution Forum pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape, will host a Dealroom connecting investors with business owners
[Interview] Mansur M. Nuruddin, Partner, MNCapital Africa Advisors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:10
Mansur M. Nuruddin is a founding Partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors, a financial advisory firm focused on the African market.
Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:37
Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development
[Startup Interview] Heaven Bereket, Co-Founder, BaobabFund, Ghana
14-03-2023 | 14:52:14
At a time when African startups are struggling with access to information on funding and transforming ideas to successful businesses, even as investors express growing appetite for the African startup market, BaobabFund is bridging this information gap.
Africa Business Communities is launching African Startup Platform - looking for partners
14-03-2023 | 14:52:12
African startups have been on a meteoric rise, positioning themselves as key players in the African economies, boosting innovation, and businesses while creating employment
[Interview] Peter Tole, Co-Founder and Director, Land LayBy Real Estate, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:52:06
The real estate firm, Land LayBy was founded by Dr. Peter Tole, a Kenyan medical doctor resident in Australia, in 2014. Land LayBy is a unique combination of assistance to Africans in diaspora and accelerating economic growth on the continent.
[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.
Casablanca and Nairobi rank leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters
14-03-2023 | 14:51:11
The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East.
[Interview] Maria Auma, CEO, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:51:07
Maria Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and investment specialist. Her company, Blue Luxury Investments, specializes in connecting investors with viable businesses.
[Interview] Korede Ologun, Head, Research & Advisory, Helix Securities, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:50:55
Korede Ologun of Helix Securities Limited interviews with Africa Business Communities on past and present economic situation in Nigeria:
Axian expands its support for African businesses with new investment unit
14-02-2023 | 13:41:56
Axian Group, a Pan-African conglomerate, is launching AXIAN Investment to oversee two new investment activities: its Private Equity and Venture Capital funds and its direct investments in fledgling technology startups across the continent.
Adenia Partners announces $300 million first close for fund V
31-01-2023 | 09:20:57
The Fund exceeded its first close minimum threshold, achieving 75% of its target size, and attracting institutional and commercial investors who have invested in previous Adenia funds, as well as new investors.
Norton Rose Fulbright to strengthen their presence in Africa
19-01-2023 | 12:52:08
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a new Africa leadership group to help steer its acclaimed, Tier 1 Africa practice.
Catalyst Fund announces $2 million investment into 10 startups accelerating Africa’s adaptation to climate change
11-01-2023 | 06:12:25
This is the inaugural cohort of the new $30M VC fund of Catalyst Fund, anchored by financial sector development agency FSD Africa, aimed at supporting early-stage founders to develop technology that will make Africa more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
African startups are weathering the funding storm with acquisitions, report
23-11-2022 | 08:19:04
Startups have resorted to cutting costs to extend their runway, and acquisition deals have become necessary for survival, particularly with startups operating in the same market
Radisson Hotel Group continues to strengthen its presence in Africa
07-11-2022 | 10:06:00
Radisson Hotel Group plans to strengthen its already impressive presence in Africa. The Group has ambitious plans to reach 150 hotels and 25,000 rooms within the next five years across the continent, making Africa a key region for growth.
African Business Roundtable envoie un message aux jeunes Africain: Bienvenue au conseil d'administration
31-10-2022 | 16:39:00
Trente-deux ans après sa création, l'ABR suit l'évolution du temps de toutes les manières possibles. Sa dernière initiative dans ce sens est l'inclusion directe et immédiate des jeunes dans son conseil d'administration.
African Business Roundtable sends one message to the African Youth: Welcome to the Board
31-10-2022 | 11:01:00
Thirty-two years since inception, the ABR is keeping with the times in every way possible. It's latest move in this direction is the direct and immediate inclusion of the youth into its board membership.
Radisson Group pose la première pierre d’un complexe hôtelier à Yaoundé
28-10-2022 | 10:54:00
Le groupe hôtelier international Radisson Blu a posé la première pierre de son complexe hôtelier à 56,5 millions $ à Yaoundé, la capitale du Cameroun.
African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank concluent un séminaire sur la préparation des investisseurs
14-10-2022 | 16:10:00
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR), la principale association africaine de chefs d'entreprise et de dirigeants d'entreprise à l'échelle du continent, a conclu son cours de maître en ligne gratuit destiné à la communauté des affaires et visant à améliorer les compétences en matière de préparation de projets afin d'attirer l'intérêt des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank conclude masterclass webinar for investor preparation
13-10-2022 | 12:55:00
The African Business Roundtable (ABR), Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of business and business leaders has concluded its free-to-attend webinar masterclass directed at the business community and with the purpose of sharpening project preparation skills to attract investor interest.
[Chronique] Goodie M. Ibru: Ce que l'AfCFTA apporte à l'Afrique
10-10-2022 | 09:06:00
La configuration du continent Africain en matière de commerce et d'investissement est une histoire de promesses et d'opportunités manquées. Avec une population de plus de 1.2 milliard d'habitants, l'Afrique constitue un marché énorme et prometteur.
Accords autour de la phase 2 du complexe industrialo-portuaire de Kribi
28-09-2022 | 12:33:00
Le Port Autonome de Kribi (PAK) et Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) ont procédé à la signature d’un avenant à la convention de concession du terminal à conteneurs du Port en eaux profondes de Kribi.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
VC and private equity leaders expect Sub-Saharan African economic boost
23-08-2022 | 13:37:00
The IMF is predicting sub-Saharan Africa’s economy will expand by 3.7% this year and 4% next year and warns that the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the global shock to oil and food prices is affecting the region, which is recovering from the after-effects of the COVD-19 pandemic and US interest rate rises.
African Space and Satellite Industry now valued at USD 19.49 Billion
22-08-2022 | 12:59:31
The African space economy in 2021 is valued at USD 19.49 billion and is projected to grow by 16.16% to USD 22.64 billion by 2026. The industry employs over 19,000 people across the continent.
The African Business Roundtable welcomes new members to its organization
15-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Individuals and businesses join the African Business Roundtable for numerous reasons, and the organization’s objectives have been carefully designed to serve them.
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa
04-08-2022 | 09:48:09
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa with exciting new openings and market entries across both business and leisure destinations
East Africa Heads of State officially launch the Arusha Bypass Road
01-08-2022 | 09:37:50
EAC launched the Arusha Bypass Road, during the EAC Heads of State summit, the 42.4 km bypass seeks to decongest traffic in the towns of Arusha and Moshi and to promote intra-regional trade.
ABR Leadership enforces modern methods to achieve founding objectives
01-08-2022 | 09:36:00
As young organizations across any industry will bear witness to, first-time challenges are like tests that interrogate one’s commitment to vision.
The African Business Roundtable's strategy for the future (Pt III) – Gender balance at the Table
25-07-2022 | 09:30:00
When one takes a closer look, it becomes clear that African businesswomen and entrepreneurs have always played at the forefront of entrepreneurship in Africa. Regrettably their contributions have largely been diminished by stereotypes and inaccurate narratives.
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
18-07-2022 | 12:22:00
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
La stratégie pour l'avenir de l'African Business Roundtable (Pt II) – Autonomisation des PME
18-07-2022 | 10:02:00
En tant que voix du secteur privé et défenseur éminent d'une économie Africaine développée, l'ABR a regardé vers l'avenir et a découvert une division du secteur privé qui est résiliente quant à la mission de construction de l'économie Africaine.
The African Business Roundtable's strategy for the future (Pt II) – SME Empowerment
18-07-2022 | 08:07:00
As the voice of the private sector and a prominent advocate of a developed African economy, the ABR has peered into the future and discovered a division of the private sector that is resilient about the mission of building the African economy.
AIIM, partners sign agreement to acquire South Africa's EnviroServ Waste Management company
12-07-2022 | 10:29:00
SUEZ and its partners Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) and African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), signed an agreement for the acquisition of EnviroServ Waste Management company (EnviroServ).
La stratégie de l'African Business Roundtable pour l'avenir (Pt I) - L'inclusion et l'autonomisation des jeunes
11-07-2022 | 10:56:00
La croyance populaire veut que le monde des affaires soit un monde d'hommes. Dans le passé, les femmes jouaient un rôle de soutien dans les affaires, tandis que les jeunes et les femmes qui prenaient des mesures significatives dans le domaine des affaires étaient presque inexistants.
African Business Roundtable's strategy for the future (Pt I) – Youth inclusion and empowerment
11-07-2022 | 10:11:00
It has been popularly believed that the world of business is a world of men. In the past women played a supportive role in business affairs, while young people and women taking meaningful business strides were almost non-existent.
Kazera Global to acquire majority stake in Kenya's Great Lakes Graphite
28-06-2022 | 13:17:21
Kazera Global announced the signature of Binding Heads of Terms for the proposed acquisition of a 71% interest in Great Lakes Graphite, which owns 100% of 3 exploration licenses covering the Homa Bay and Buru Hill Rare Earth Elements in Kenya.
Orange returns to the Sustainability Bond market with a new €500 millions
16-05-2022 | 10:56:00
Orange successfully launched and priced a Sustainability Bond issue for a total amount of EUR 500 million to finance projects that fully reflect the Group’s ambitions in both the green and social fields.
CE-Creates merges with Hatch & Boost in MENA’s first venture-builder merger
09-05-2022 | 10:15:00
Marking the first-ever portfolio merger of two venture builders in the region, CE-Creates, the business incubation platform of Crescent Enterprises, has completed the merger of its portfolio of startups with hatch & boost.
[Egypt] Infrastructure and sustainability platform, Pylon, announces $19m funding round
12-04-2022 | 11:10:00
Pylon, the infrastructure management platform transforming electricity and water companies in emerging markets, announces a $19 million seed funding round.  
KITEA Group, Tana Africa acquire majority stake in Kenya’s Furniture Palace
04-03-2022 | 10:17:00
KITEA Group (KITEA), the furniture retailer in Morocco with 30 stores across 17 cities, alongside its long-standing partner Tana Africa Capital (Tana), announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Kenya’s furniture retailer, Furniture Palace.
[Column] Verner Ayukegba: Angola's oil and gas sector is ripe for new investments
22-02-2022 | 08:43:00
Angola is sub-Saharan Africa's second-largest oil and gas producer with a current production capacity of about 1.1 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and 17,904.5 million cubic feet of natural gas.
Dutch development bank FMO partners with VC4A to launch a Ventures Lifecycle Support project across Africa
26-11-2021 | 13:40:00
FMO has partnered with VC4A to work with local partners across Africa to create a more efficient network of support for early-stage ventures.
Ghanaian entrepreneur Roberta Annan launches €100m Impact Fund to invest in Africa’s creative industries
08-10-2021 | 08:43:00
Ghanaian businesswoman and entrepreneur Roberta Annan launched a €100 million fund to channel investment into small and medium African creative and fashion enterprises in Africa.
Caledonia Mining enters agreement to acquire Maligreen project in Zimbabwe
29-09-2021 | 09:58:00
Caledonia Mining announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the mining claims over the Maligreen project, a property situated in the Gweru mining district in the Zimbabwe Midlands, from Pan African Mining.
Pangea Trust opens applications for its Startup Connect Programme
17-09-2021 | 12:05:00
Pangea Trust has opened applications for its Startup Connect Programme, to increase the deployment of diaspora remittances and networks to provide investment capital to MSMEs and startups in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers acquires stake in West African LPG distributor
09-09-2021 | 11:19:03
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin, through AIIM’s flagship pan-African infrastructure fund, AIIF3. 
African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s academy to boost private investment professional development
26-08-2021 | 08:31:15
To bolster economic and social growth in Africa, the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has announced the establishment of the AVCA Training Academy to provide private investment professional development across the continent.
[Ghana] Asante Gold acquires Bibiani Gold Mine from Resolute for $90m
11-08-2021 | 11:41:00
Resolute Mining announced it has agreed to sell its interest in the Bibiani Gold Mine to Asante Gold for total cash consideration of $90 million.

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