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Mama Money partners with Western Union as it enters international money transfer

SOUTH AFRICA - Mama Money, a South African founded digital money transfer operator that is taking the world by storm has announced their recent partnership...

Global investment firm acquires shares in RDI REIT through Redifine Properties

SOUTH AFRICA - Redefine Properties, a diversified real estate investment trusts, has concluded a deal for global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group to acquire...

Humania secures US$108 equity funds from IFC, IFU, PROPARCO to improve healthcare in Egypt, Morocco

NORTH AFRICA – Humania, a private healthcare company has secured US$108.5 million in equity funds from IFC, IFU and PROPARCO to help improve medical care...

Egypt to start electric cars in 2021 to cut down on carbon emissions

EGYPT – Egypt has announced intentions to start the production of electric cars as from 2021 to cut down on carbon emissions which affect the...

Egypt’s mining sector boosted with discovery of new gold mine

EGYPT – Egypt mining sector has received a major boost after a new goldmine with reserves estimated at more than one million ounces of gold...

Niger secures US$150 million from IDA for the Kandadji water and electricity programme

NIGER – The government of Niger has secured US$150 million from the The International Development Association (IDA), a subsidiary of the World Bank Group to...

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Jinja – The Adventure Capital of East Africa

TRAVEL Jinja, Uganda's second largest city has built itself an interesting reputation as the fun and adventure capital of East Africa. One of the oldest...

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How blended finance could help finance Kenya’s “Big 4 Agenda”

By Ladé Araba Kenya’s aspiration to become an industrializing middle income country is encapsulated in its Vision 2030, which is aligned with the UN Sustainable Development...

Emerging Trends in Private Equity in Africa

By KENNETH BARRY and PREETI NANAPrivate equity in Africa has come a long way since the early 1990s, which saw development financial institutions investing in...

What role can Blended Finance play in the response to COVID-19?

By Andrew Apampa, CFA The rapid spread of COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge in an ever more connected world, requiring health organizations, governments, and the private...

Africa cannot go back to ‘business as usual’ when COVID-19 pandemic is over

By Babatunde Omilola Like every other pandemic that the world has experienced in the past, coronavirus will eventually come to an end. It will be...

Why a new Bill is important to professionalize customs and freight trade in Kenya

By Wycliffe Wanda The rise of regulators to protect consumer interests has served consumers well in setting and applying rules on corporate action and delivery...