Barclays to provide around 60,000 people with access to financial services in Africa anti-poverty...

Around 60,000 people in Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda will soon have access to financial services through Barclays' commitment to the Business Call to...

First female CEO for Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Nicky Newton-King, the current deputy chief executive of JSE Limited, will assume the position of chief executive at the end of this year, becoming...

IFC’s Village Phone Programme helps women in Africa

LAGOS - The International Finance Corporation, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday disclosed  that its Village Phone programme has provided credit to...

HSBC to provide $15 million for global education programme

Global financial services company, HSBC has said that it will provide an additional $15 million over five years for Future First, the Group's flagship...

Morocco to receive EU financial support

Cooperation between the EU and Morocco has mobilized 1 billion 800 million dirham in 2010 in support of important programmes for the benefit of...

South Sudan to receive infrastructure support from ADB

March 1, 2011 (JUBA) - The African Development Bank (ADB) is ready to provide support to the emerging independent state of South Sudan in...

PPPs can help close Africa’s infrastructure gap

A new generation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help close Africa's large and growing 'infrastructure gap' estimated at US$31 billion a year. This was...

African Stock Investment Competition Launches Program to Support University Student Clubs

The African Stock Investment Competition (ASIC) has joined forces with student clubs across the globe, especially those focused on African business...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Launch World’s First Virtual Card on Mobile...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide announced the launch of the world's first virtual card that operates off a wallet...

Africa is ready for foreign investment

World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region Obiageli Ezekwesili has said Africa needs the right institutions, policies and investments to boost...

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