Friday, January 18, 2019

JIM OVIA JOINS NIGERIA’S USD BILLIONAIRE’S CLUB

According to a report on Ventures Africa, Jim Ovia, the founder and largest individual shareholder of Zenith Bank, is conservatively worth $1.1 billion. Jim Ovia co-founded Zenith...

Global hedge fund to increase investments in Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met a delegation from Pharo Management Company, a hedge fund that specialises in emerging markets. The delegation, that comprised various...

GTBank Partners SLA, Others to Empower Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

Guaranty Trust Bank plc, foremost African financial institution, has partnered African-focused entrepreneurship accelerator, She Leads Africa (SLA) and the Work in Progress! Alliance (Oxfam...

AfDB Partners Govt, University of Seychelles to Train MSMEs in Senegal

Some 509 micro, small and medium enterprises development (MSME) owners graduated and received certificates of participation after attending two business development courses organized by...

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...

Ecobank names Ade Ayeyemi as new Group CEO

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank”), parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, is pleased...

Rwanda: How Huye businessman is reaping millions from growing grapes, making...

When one talks about grapes, many people most likely envision them (grapes) in Catholic Church compound or garden. Besides, for many, growing grapes is...

Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond

The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond — a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. Proceeds...