Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Fund for African Private Sector Assistance approves three projects to spur...

Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government of Austria...

Building the business case for housing microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Farmcrowdy bolsters farmland by 175% with launch of 7,500 new acres

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced the launch of 7,500 acres...

Rwanda’s agriculture sector growth on upward trend

Rwanda's annual agriculture sector growth rate increased to 7 percent in 2017 from 4 percent the previous year, said the country's Prime Minister, Édouard Ngirente. "We...

ENGIE and Fenix completes acquisition deal to provide energy across Africa

By Oil and Gas Republic Global utility company ENGIE and off-grid energy leader Fenix International have closed their acquisition agreement today. Fenix is the first Solar Home System...

Africa’s premier investment marketplace to accelerate continent’s economic transformation

To help Africa find the path to its long-deserved economic fortune, the African Development Bank is championing the region’s premier investment market. The Bank is...

Nadia Fettah named ‘CEO of the Year’, and other winners of...

Nadia Fettah, Managing Director of Saham Finances, won the prestigious CEO of the Year award at the 6th Africa CEO Forum Awards on Monday,...

The new Nigerian economy turns to agriculture and minerals

For decades, Nigeria's economy has been based on oil. The government is now moving away from its black gold dependence to open its economy...