Congo Business Network and Africa Fintech Summit partner for the April event in Washington

Following highly successful events in Washington and Lagos in 2018, the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) returns to Washington this April, ahead of the Spring...

Citi Foundation and Junior Achievement Africa renew partnership to reach African Youth

The Citi Foundation and JA Africa are pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership for another year. Citi Foundation’s programs that help young...

South Africa: VBS Mutual Bank, politically exposed

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) are major risks for banks. The South African VBS Mutual Bank, recovering since March 2018, will have learned at his...

Should we abandon the CFA franc?

By Amath Ndiaye, Senior Lecturer, University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar. The debate on the CFA arouses a lot of passions, because it sends us...

UN’s Amina Mohammed pledges full support as Africa begins to implement AfCFTA

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J Mohammed, on Sunday pledged the UN’s full support to the African Union as nations begin to earnestly operationalise...

UN Women Executive Director visits Senegal to place women in agriculture at the center...

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, today begins Monday, July 23, 2018, an official visit to Senegal to highlight the importance of women's...

CyFy Africa 2018: Africa faces the challenges of digital

The curtains fell on the first edition of the CyFy Africa 2018 congress, which took place from 10 to 12 May in Tangiers (Morocco). This...

Morocco: launch of the CyFyAfrica 2018 Congress

Tangier will be the point of convergence for entrepreneurs, investors, public decision-makers, innovators as well as civil society actors. A congress dedicated to innovation...

HOTELONLINE AND TERANGA MERGED

African and European traveltech startups merge to become frontier markets leader  Senegalese Teranga Solutions has merged with HotelOnline to create a traveltech industry leader in...

EU to provide 40 billion euros in grants to help create jobs in Africa

The European Union Commission fully supports the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and is proposing a 40 billion Euro package to attract investments...

TERANGA CAPITAL invests in C.A.I.F. to accelerate development

Teranga Capital, an impact investment company dedicated to financing and in support of Senegalese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), announced today that it has invested...

Afreximbank Signs Agreement to Boost Africa-Uzbek Trade

Afreximbank Executive Vice President Denys Denya (2nd right) in handshake with Alisher Mirsoatov, Chairman of NBU, following the signing ceremony in Tashkent. The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)...

Morocco: the law on crowdfunding in examination

By Leila El Andaloussi * New technologies do not spare any sector. That of corporate finance and the economy will also change. An innovative financing...

African Union: reform is a matter of political will (Moussa Faki Mahamat)

Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), about fifteen, are in conclave since Saturday in Addis Ababa for an extraordinary summit...