Ex-Im Bank Financing for Sub-Saharan Africa Exceeds $1 Billion for First Time

The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) voted today to approve an $805.6 million direct loan to South Africa's state-owned electric power...

Tigo cashing in on African mobile market

A new mobile money service from Millicom International Cellular, the operator of the Tigo brand, is turning up the heat in one of Africa's...

World Bank to finance safety net for a million people in Niger

The World Bank’s Board approved a new credit of US$70 million to implement a comprehensive social safety net system in Niger, where an estimated...

Citadel Capital Ranked Largest PE Firm in Africa for Third Year Running

Citadel Capital, the leading private equity firm in the Middle East and Africa with investments of US$ 8.6 billion under control, has been ranked...

Equity Bank seeks investment for Africa causes

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi has joined a panel of global and continental business and development heavyweights seeking to attract...

Innovative approach key to increase access to finance for African SMEs

African small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) financing gap is proportionally much greater than other regions, primarily because it is working from such...

School SMEs boost quality of education in Ghana

School infrastructure across Africa has, since the dawn of independence, been deteriorating at a faster pace as maintenance is almost non-existent and...

Google & World Bank partner to support Sudan

Google and the World Bank have joined hands towards supporting development in the war ravaged South Sudan with Diaspora-driven Mapathon. Following many years of civil...

Co-op Bank Launches an Innovative Service to Pay School Fees

Co-op Bank officially launched mobile school fees payment service dubbed “M-Karo”. Customers can pay school fees via their mobile phones conveniently and the school...

Health investment from African Finance Ministers

African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development have recently reaffirmed the continent’s desire to boost health spending to 15% of national budgets as...

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