New players in African investment

The continent’s traditional development partners – the EU, China and the US – are facing increasing competition on the ground from new players, such...

United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

This new Center is part of a five-year, $90 million USAID initiative that also includes a Center of Excellence for Agriculture hosted at Cairo...

Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa; When: 4 – 6 December 2019; Where:...

The Business Bootcamp is in line with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s “1 million by 2021 Initiative”. The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) will...

Vodafone Egypt invests $2.8bln in 21 years

Curtil praised the Egyptian government’s efforts to ease the barriers in the face of investments.   Vodafone has invested around EGP 45 billion over 21 years,...

Sheinvest – New Initiative to Mobilise EUR 1 Billion for Women across Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched SheInvest, a new initiative to boost gender equality and female economic empowerment The European Investment Bank is unlocking...

Egypt: Water Knowledge Note – Pioneering Participatory Integrated Water Resources Management in the Nile...

The combination of increasing socioeconomic demands, physical water scarcity, and competing transboundary needs spells further trouble for the country’s water supply. The World Bank’s Global...

Getting women in the driver’s seat of Africa’s agribusiness revolution

More African female agripreneurs must be supported to grow and progressively transition into the business segments of agricultural value chains which are most profitable. by...

SA: Social Development partners with UAE to empower women

The Department of Social Development has partnered with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to empower young women from poor households with skills that will...

Africa’s startup ecosystem on the brink of massive growth

Africa’s leading early stage investors come together for the 6th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit #AESIS2019 The growing number of startups securing...

Lufumpa hopes the Sharm el Sheikh dialogue, which is expected to rally together more...

Lufumpa hopes the Sharm el Sheikh dialogue, which is expected to rally together more than 350 participants, will produce “concrete, bold, and implementable” policy...

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