Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Africa50 mobilises funds to close Africa’s $108b power, infrastructure gap

Africa50 has emerged a key player in driving infrastructure investments with commercial rates of return in the region, in an effort to bridge the...

SMEs will benefit from a $20-million African Development Bank loan to...

The African Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to the Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL), the first development finance institution established by...

Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award in Africa for...

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform on Friday, won the Digital Business of the Year (2018) award in Africa. The award was...

Small businesses In South Africa critical to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an...

Africa’s hotel sector offers potential for further growth over the next...

Africa’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. An increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers,...

Nigeria’s agriculture export rises 24% in 3 months

Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the...

Volkswagen opens Rwanda’s first car plant

Volkswagen will launch a car assembly facility in Rwanda on Wednesday, the first such factory in the East African nation as Europe’s biggest carmaker...

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in H1 2018 increased by 33% year-on-year to USD 396 million, while...