Sunday, March 26, 2017

BOI, First Bank and AGDC Float Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has partnered First Bank of Nigeria and After school Graduate Development Centre (AGDC) to float a youth entrepreneurial challenge to provide single digit loans to qualified young entrepreneurs in...

Leaders of Seychelles and Sri Lanka Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

On the final day of his working visit in Sri Lanka, President Danny Faure held bilateral talks with Mr Maithripala Sirisena President of Sri Lanka. President Faure expressed satisfaction on the outcome of his...

Invest South Africa One Stop Shop set for Launch

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma will officially launch the Invest South Africa One Stop Shop (Invest SA OSS) on Friday, 17 March 2017 in Pretoria. The aim of Invest...

Africa’s 1st Shared Value Summit to Unveil Future-Proof Business Strategy

The first Africa Shared Value Summit billed for the 25 & 26 May 2017 at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg has promised to unveil a future-proof business strategy – ‘profit with a purpose’ which...

Former Benin President to speak at Germany-Africa Business Forum

The Germany-Africa Business Forum, the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated to strengthening trade and investment ties between Germany and Africa, has confirmed the participation of former Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi at...

Nigeria: Gov Ayade Partners International Experts, Business Community to Transform Cross-River state

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross-River state in Nigeria is consolidating his efforts in transforming the economy of his state and capacity of future leaders by partnering with international experts and development partners who were...

Ghana, Morocco sign 20 MoUs to Strengthen Economic Ties

Ghana and Morocco have signed more than 20 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to form partnerships and explore trade opportunities strengthening the trade and economic ties between the countries. The agreements were signed between businesses in...

Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority gets Fresh USD$250m from FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has authorised the injection of $250million into the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). This was disclosed by Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun at the end of the last National Economic...

African Boutique Data Collection Start-up ‘Bamba’, Raises $1.1m in First Seed Round

African data collection start-up Bamba has announced today that it raised US$1.1 million (Kes. 110 million) from its first seed investment round, making it one of the largest and most successful seed rounds completed by an...

Averda acquires Solid Waste Technologies

Bolsters position as largest in SA healthcare medical waste market Global waste-management group, Averda, has extended its stake in the South African market with the acquisition of Solid Waste Technologies (SWT), a healthcare medical...