Monday, May 29, 2017

South Africa: Dube TradePort strengthens regional supply chain

"Dube TradePort is taking advantage of its prime location beside Durban on the South African coastline in a bid to become Africa’s first aerotropolis,...

Rwanda: City of Kigali Supports Women Cooperatives with Rwf30 million

City of Kigali has offered Rwf30 million financial support to 12 women cooperatives, four from each of the city’s three districts, to boost their...

What Rwanda needs to achieve 6.2 per cent economic growth

Rwanda’s economy is this year expected to pick up pace and grow by 6.2 per cent largely driven by the recovery of the agriculture...

How Rwanda can leverage Financial Technology to Drive Inclusion

A two-day conference dubbed, “Dot Finance Africa,” opened in Kigali yesterday with experts in finance and information technology sectors calling for leveraging of financial...

Africa-China Trade Grows in First Quarter

The volume of trade between China and African countries increased 16.8 per cent  in the first quarter of 2017 to USD 38.8 billion with...

African Development Bank approves $226.5 Million loan to boost economic governance...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of US$ 226.5 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the Namibia...

AfDB Agripreneurship Initiative to Create more jobs

Local agriculture sector stakeholders have welcomed the new African Development Bank’s (AfDB) programme designed to support youth involved in farming activities. The AfDB five-year...

The African Continent Remains an Ideal Investment Destination – President Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma has restated that Africa remains a viable continent for making good returns on investments, Footprint to Africa reports. He also...