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...

Zambia: Government to launch VC Fund

The Zambian Government is to set up a Venture Capital Fund this year with seed money amounting to $4 million to provide equity financing...

IFC invests $25m in Helios Towers Africa

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday announced a $25 million equity investment in Helios Towers Africa Limited...

Sudan Update

We are only a few months away from the proposed referendum to decide on the secession of Southern Sudan as originally agreed in the...

Financial Services Sector

The financial services industry has grown increasingly reliant on advances in technology to remain competitive. Banks, insurance companies, credit card companies, investment funds, stock...

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