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Lidya raises $6.9 million in Omidyar Network investment fund
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving...
AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility
The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank...
Korea announces $5-billion financial package for Africa
The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank...
World Leaders on Facebook reveals that Botswana Government has busiest page
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed...
IDC officially opens new Emalahleni Office in Mpumalanga
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has officially opened its...
Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing for ICT infrastructure
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit up to...
Ecsponent to invest ZAR400 million into venture capital company Capitis
Ecsponent Limited today, 23 May 2018, announced a transaction...
East African Banks dominate 2018 African Banker Awards
Winners of the 2018 African Banker Awards (AfricanBankerAwards.com) have...
Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to Africa’s economic transformation
Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and...
Facebook officially launches first hub facility in Africa
Facebook today, 22 May 2018, unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos,...

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AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims to achieve universal access to energy. The signing, which took place on 22 May 2018 during the Korea-Africa

Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing for ICT infrastructure

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing for ICT infrastructure

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit up to $200 million to Telecom Egypt (TE) to enable the telecommunication company finance working capital and investments in its infrastructure under a deal coordinated by the Abu Dhabi Islamic...

East African Banks dominate 2018 African Banker Awards

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

East African Banks dominate 2018 African Banker Awards

Winners of the 2018 African Banker Awards (AfricanBankerAwards.com) have been announced at a Gala Dinner in Busan, South Korea. The Awards, held annually on the fringes of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank, celebrate excellence...

Food and agri sector drives global supply and demand portfolio

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Food and agri sector drives global supply and demand portfolio

The food and agricultural sector may not enjoy the high profile spotlight of tech companies, but global supply constraints and demand drivers make these stocks a very attractive component of any well-diversified portfolio. This is according to...

The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies in Africa

Monday, May 21st, 2018

The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies in Africa

As a technology company, we spend a vast amount of our energy on advising our clients, in various sectors, on the ways that they can smartly adopt new technologies, business models and mindsets in order to survive...

Korea – a model for Africa’s industrialization

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Korea – a model for Africa’s industrialization

The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened in Busan, Korea, today, 21 May 2018, with a call on African Governments to create the right environment for the private sector to lead the continent’s industrial...

ECA Conference of Ministers praised for discussing real African issues

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

ECA Conference of Ministers praised for discussing real African issues

Finance ministers and policy makers from across the continent have reaffirmed their commitment to the African Consolidated Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the close of a high-level meeting widely praised for discussing real issues affecting the continent....

AIMS announces first women in climate change science fellows

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

AIMS announces first women in climate change science fellows

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), today, 15 May 2018, announced the first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows: Dr Nana Klutse from Ghana, Dr Jessica Nosizwe Paula Thorn, a...

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over 600...

Africa emerges as new global oil and gas hub

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Africa emerges as new global oil and gas hub

New prospecting, drilling and refining technologies combined with increased global energy consumption supported by Africa’s increasingly positive demographic and legislative environments are breathing new life – and significant investment – into Africa’s growing oil and gas sector....

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