Tuesday, March 28, 2017

OPIC Commits Fresh $3.7 Billion to Support Emerging Markets

Reaches Record-Setting $21.5 Billion In Support Of Private Sector-Led Development  The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, on Wednesday announced $3.7 billion in financing and insurance commitments during Fiscal Year...

Aliko Dangote Offers Government Tips on Securing Long-Term Investments

President of the Dangote Group and Africa’s richest man, Mr Aliko Dangote was called upon to deliver the keynote address at the 44th Annual General Meeting of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Thursday. In...

SNAP To Host 2-Year Natural Capital Accounting Initiative

Following the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York, the Science for Nature and People (SNAP) partnership has announced a new Expert Working Group which will support the government of Rwanda's...

China Pledges U.S.$50 Billion for Industrialisation In South Africa

China has reiterated its commitment to support industrialisation in South Africa and the rest of the African continent by pledging $50 billion towards industrialisation projects, said the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). In a...

Ghana CEO Networking Event Holds On 25 November 2015

Indication has emerged that Africa CEO Network and Africa Business Communities are partnering to present the Second Ghana CEO Networking Event on 25 November 2015 at Novotel Accra City Centre, Footprint to Africa reports. According...

Experts Advocate Income Distribution In Africa

Economists have advocated better policies that will promote income distribution in Africa at the just concluded the 10th edition of the African Economic Conference, titled “Addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”...
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South African Investors explore opportunities in Ghana

A business delegation from the Gauteng Province of South Africa has visited Ghana to explore business opportunities in the West African country. In a business panel discussion during the visit, Madam Lulu Xingwana, the South...

Dangote’s Zimbabwe Deal Done

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote is expected in the country "in the next few weeks" to lay the groundwork for his multimillion investments after he received a licence from Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA), a close...

French Agency Offers To Fund Angola’s Social Projects

The French Agency for Development ( AFD) has offered to fund projects linked to energy, water and sanitation in Angola. AFD regional director, Martha Stein-Scochas announced this recently in Luanda. The official was speaking to journalists...

South Afriica: Pegas Nonwovens Plans R1.3 Billion Atlantis Investment

The City of Cape Town has welcomed a R1.3bn investment in Atlantis by multinational corporation Pegas Nonwovens which is set to open a new plant in the suburb. The new Atlantis facility will manufacture non-woven,...