Statement from Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA)

Contrary to the unfounded claims made yesterday by DP World, the opening of the Djibouti International Free Trade Zone (DIFTZ) is fully in line...

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...

EAPEF Invests in NETIS Group to Fund its Expansion in Africa

Enko Capital Managers (“ECM”), managers of the Enko Africa Private Equity Fund (“EAPEF”), a private equity investor targeting mid and small-cap growth companies across...

10 African Countries With the Highest Schengen Visa Refusals List

Schengen is a border-free area constituted from 26 European countries which allow residents of member countries to travel freely within the area.  On the...

COFINA launches its first securitization of receivables amounting to 10 billion CFA francs

The Compagnie Financière Africaine Group (COFINA), the first African institution of mesofinance, announces its first securitization of receivables on the Regional Stock Exchange, the...

Gabon: The Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund (FGIS) and the Eranove Group launch the project...

On the occasion of the Annual Forum of Sovereign Funds of the member countries of the Islamic Development Bank, the Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund...

Vimetco Names Afreximbank Financial Adviser for $130-million Sierra Leone Bauxite Mine Expansion Project

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been awarded the mandate to serve as the exclusive financial adviser and mandated lead arranger for the $130-million...

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University welcomes startups to its IMPULSE Acceleration Program

 The first bootcamp for IMPULSE, a startup acceleration program, kicked off this week at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Benguerir, Morocco. From January...

Entreprenarium celebrated in Kigali 5 years of commitment in Africa

Last Thursday, as a side event of the Global Gender Summit which took place in Kigali from 25 to 27 November 2019 - Entreprenarium...

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...

Shorecap III, LP invests in MFS Africa

Chicago IL USA – Impact fund manager Equator Capital Partners LLC announced the first investment from its new ShoreCap III, LP fund in MFS...

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...

Phatisa Food Fund 2 first closes at US$ 121.5 million

Phatisa is pleased to announce the first close of its successor fund to the African Agriculture Fund (AAF) — Phatisa Food Fund 2 (PFF 2),...

OCP Group and Cummins Africa Middle East announce strategic partnership in Marocco

OCP Group and Cummins Africa Middle East have announced the signing of a strategic partnership related to the implementation of a Master Rebuild...
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