Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Seizing Africa’s rapidly-growing food market that could be worth $1tn by...

Businesses are waking up to the opportunities presented by a rapidly-growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than US$1tn each year...

Kenya, Tanzania resolve to verify goods to end trade issues

Kenya and Tanzania have agreed to conduct joint verification exercise on all imports and exports to help solve trade issues between the two neighboring...

Africa’s Two Largest Economies Come out of Recession

Africa's two largest economies, Nigeria's and South Africa's, have come out of recession following growth in the last quarter, reports Footprint to Africa. Figures released...

Rwanda Economic Update: Sustaining Growth by Building on Emerging Export Opportunities

Rwanda’s economic growth has been slowing down since mid-2016 resulting in a 6percent growth in 2016 and in 4.2 percent annualized growth in the...

AfDB trains 129 young “agripreneurs” in Liberia

Monday, August 28, 2017 was a special day for young entrepreneurs in Liberia. After Côte d’Ivoire in December 2016, AfDB is supporting the Government of...

Nigeria’s Apex Bank Introduces Non-Interest Financial Instruments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced two new financial instruments known as – Funding for Liquidity Facility (FfLF) and Intra-day Facility (IDF),...

Commercial Groundnut Processing Facility Opened in Ghana

A commercial groundnut processing facility has been opened at the Kumasi factory of Project Peanut Butter, a non-governmental initiative that focuses on combating undernutrition...

Indian firms to open operations in Rwanda, transfer tech to local...

Databases of some 230 young Indian technologies engaged in more than 26 value chains are ready for acquisition by Rwandan entrepreneurs and business start-ups,...