Monday, September 24, 2018
Namibia’s ruling SWAPO party elected Hage Geingob as its president at the weekend, the party said on Monday. He has previously been its acting president. Geingob, president of Namibia since 2015 but acting president of the ruling party, won 574...
Gradual economic growth, changing lifestyles and the need for reliable modern energy access is expected to require actual energy supply to be at least doubled by 2030. For electricity it might even have to triple. Affordable energy remains a central...
The 4th Global Business Forum on Africa, organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has called for increase in investment flows between the UAE and Africa in several key sectors, including trade, financial services, logistics, and tourism. A...
Fusion Capital, a Kenyan-based private equity firm with a focus on property and real estate, has urged African governments and private sector stakeholders to invest in modernizing agriculture in order to ensure economic growth across the region. The company has...
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability. There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering growth of local companies and increasing...
A new platform designed to match financial institutions with disruptive fintech firms aims to make access to basic financial services easier for underserved communities within Africa. Dutch development bank FMO and Miami-based digital strategies firm above&beyond have launched FinForward to bring traditional banks...
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a private sector multi-currency line of credit of US$ 100 million and 1.3 billion South African Rands to Industrial Development Corporation Plc (IDC) of South Africa....
Kenya’s government is seeking proposals from banks about a possible $2 billion Eurobond offering in the first quarter of 2018, according to two people familiar with the matter. The East African nation’s Treasury asked banks for pitches on how to structure...
JOHANNESBURG (Capital Markets in Africa) – A unit of Bidvest Group Ltd. agreed to buy FinGlobal, a provider of financial services to South Africans living outside the country, as part of an acquisition drive to expand and diversify its...
The MTN Group says its commitment to list its Nigerian subsidiary on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the next six months. Lami Adekola, co-founder of Hamilton and George joins CNBC Africa to discuss the impact this move could have...

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