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Rwanda’s tea export receipts increase to $84.3m in 2017

Rwanda’s tea export volumes and revenues recorded big increases last year driven by good weather conditions and better prices on the global market, the...

World Bank Supports Young Digital Entrepreneurs in Botswana

Digital ecosystems and entrepreneurs are essential to innovation and development in Africa. With support from the World Bank, the Botswana Business Angels Network and...

African Development Bank Board Approves Rockefeller Foundation Trust Fund with initial $3 million to...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the establishment of a Rockefeller Trust Fund to be hosted by the...

Nigeria: NCDMB Targets 3,000 Jobs With $200m Intervention Fund

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Mr. Simbi Wabote, has said the recently launched $200m Nigerian Content Intervention Fund is targeted...

Opinion: How innovation in digital payments is enhancing financial inclusion in Rwanda

By Dr Jaya Shukla - The Government of Rwanda is encouraging the masses, businesses and organisations to embrace digital payment systems to drive its goal...

Kigali hosts third edition of Africa Fintech summit

More than 350 experts in finance and information technology sectors are meeting tomorrow in Kigali for a two-day summit to showcase Africa’s potential in...

Kenya’s Government Taps Youth to Help Revive Country’s Troubled Cotton Sector

Kenya’s government is planning on tapping the country’s young adult population to help revive the country’s troubled cotton industry. The East African Nation’s President, Uhuru...

Ghana: Government to Support Start-ups with GH¢20m

Ghana’s government has outlined a new plan to put a special funding mechanism in place, starting with GH¢20m, to support start-ups across various sectors. Business...

Kenyan Government Spends $12 million to Develop One of the Country’s Most Troubled Counties

Kajiado, County, one of Kenya’s most troubled regions, is set to benefit from a Ksh1.2 billion ($11.8 million) grant from the East African country’s...

Digital finance is a powerful lever for real change, African Development Bank Vice-President Pierre...

“Africa is a pioneer in mobile banking and digital finance is a powerful lever we can use to deliver real change for the people...