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AfDB and AIMS to transform industry-led research in Africa
The African Development Bank and the African Institute of...
ATNS Executives attend 59th ACI Africa Regional Conference in Nigeria
Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited is...
Melville Douglas appoints Paolo Senatore as Global Strategist
Melville Douglas, a boutique investment management company has appointment...
Vodacom provides over 80% 4G coverage in South Africa
Vodacom has become the first African mobile network to...
Malawi Stock Exchange to launch new Automated Trading System
The Malawi Stock Exchange, in conjunction with the Reserve...
National Oil Corporation to list on Nairobi and London Stock Exchanges
Besides the meeting, trade and diplomacy, security and regional...
Pick n Pay Group’s Africa operations contribute ZAR4.6 billion
Pick n Pay today, 19 April 2018, published its...
Alpha Investment Group invests ZAR400 million in KidZania
Alpha Investment Group (Alpha), a 100% black-owned investment holding company, is...
How fintech transforms banking industry across Africa
The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth...
How to promote economic growth in South Africa’s emerging tech industry
Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the...

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How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Highly attractive infrastructure and private equity investment opportunities abound in Africa, but foreign pension funds willingness to invest in the region will depend on a more stable political and regulatory environment, and the availability of local peers to collaborate and co-invest in projects. This was one of the key take-outs from the US-Africa Pension Funds

LIXIL invests in growth across Africa

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

LIXIL invests in growth across Africa

LIXIL Africa, the South African division of pioneering water and housing product maker LIXIL, announced it is ramping up its investment in new technology and facilities across its African brass and sanitaryware operations. This was confirmed by...

RICS Summit Africa 2018 to focus on smart cities

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

RICS Summit Africa 2018 to focus on smart cities

Africa needs to be smart about city planning and sustainability as it faces one of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world and challenges around climate change. This is according to TC Chetty, South Africa Country Manager...

Tshimologong Precinct, JP Morgan launch Africa Rising 4.0 start-up programme

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Tshimologong Precinct, JP Morgan launch Africa Rising 4.0 start-up programme

JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct, has launched Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early stage startup growth in Johannesburg. This 12-week intensive incubation programme is designed to coach the disciplines of...

Standard Bank has opens new bank in Côte d’Ivoire

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Standard Bank has opens new bank in Côte d’Ivoire

In a further step to cementing its presence in the Francophone West Africa region, one of Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank has opened a fully licensed bank focussing on the needs of Corporate and Investment banking clients...

Ecobank Mobile App in Africa processed transactions worth $1 billion

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Ecobank Mobile App in Africa processed transactions worth $1 billion

The Ecobank mobile app, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago.   The Ecobank mobile app, with over...

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister says the signing of the 27 renewable energy projects, worth ZAR56 million, is expected to result in a reduction of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by 8.1 million per year. “The...

How to finance Africa’s green energy revolution

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

How to finance Africa’s green energy revolution

Africa relies on traditional biomass and waste fuels for almost half of its primary energy supply. An estimated 600 million people still lack access to electricity, and household air pollution resulting from the combustion of wood, dung,...

Siemens drives digitalization skills development across Africa

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Siemens drives digitalization skills development across Africa

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is having a disruptive effect on economies and the development of digital skills is vital. There is an opportunity, especially in Africa, to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to...

Next Einstein Forum officially launches Scientific African

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Next Einstein Forum officially launches Scientific African

A unique partnership between the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, will see the creation of a new...

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