Women can change face of Africa with enough access to finance

Access to finance by women in Africa is critical if the continent is to attain the sustainable development goals, Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA)...

African Development Bank Hails Canada’s US$1.1 billion pledge in callable capital support

On the sidelines of the World Bank-IMF Spring meetings, Canada announced a $1.1 billion commitment in temporary callable capital to support the African Development...

BEX Capital raises $365 million for fund-of-funds secondaries in just four months

Largest fund ever raised dedicated entirely to fund-of-funds secondaries Introduces ‘X shares’ concept, a fee- and carry-free offering for NGOs BEX Capital, the first investment firm focused exclusively on...

African Union Signs MOU with Africa 24 News Network

The African Union Commission, and Africa 24 GROUP have signed an MoU that will see the two institutions partner to develop and disseminate content...

Citi Launches Volunteer Africa 2019

24 employees will spend four and a half weeks in Kenya to support 16 local entrepreneurs London: Citi has today launched Volunteer Africa 2019, a...

Afreximbank Releases Abridged Audited 2018 Financial Statements, Shows Continued Strong Performance

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has released its abridged audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, showing strong financial and operational performance, with total...

African migrations: opportunity not crisis, says Mo Ibrahim Foundation

2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend highlights urgent need for robust data and informed policy to manage mobility and spur economic development Debating and discussing African migrations,...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Three years after the crisis, growth remains stuck under 3%

The digital revolution is one of the keys to inclusive growth and job creation in Africa The latest edition of the Africa's Pulse report, released...

Sahara Group canvasses intra-Africa solution for petroleum sector challenges

Executive Director, Sahara Group, Wale Ajibade, has said collaboration between financial institutions, development agencies, trading companies, National Oil Companies and other stakeholders in Africa...

Fitch Rates Ecobank Transnational Inc’s Senior USD Notes ‘B(EXP)’

Fitch Ratings has assigned Togo-based bank holding company Ecobank Transnational Incorporated's (ETI) upcoming five-year senior unsecured notes issue of up to USD500 million due...

Strengthening of national accounts, SDGs and employment at the heart of ECA-Egypt bilateral meeting

ECA’s Executive Secretary Vera Songwe met on Sunday 24 March with the Egyptian Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform Hala Helmy El Said...

DRC : Leading tech start-ups to participate at the Afrobytes event on May 15...

Afrobytes is partnering with Congo Business Network to organize the first-ever "Pitch My Country Congo" session to be held on May 15, 2019 in...

Huawei ranks 5th among the world’s top performing R & D companies in 2018

Number two of the global manufacturers in the smartphone market, Huawei continues to grow and is now one of the leading R & D...

Official announce of approval for sociétés RAWSUR SA and RAWSUR Life SA

The Boards of Directors of the insurance companies RAWSUR SA and RAWSUR LIFE SA officially announce that they have been approved as insurance companies...