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ETFs & VC
Private equity funds in Africa set for increased investment.
Private equity funds in Africa and the developing world are set for increased investment from the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund), which has announced plans to double its portfolio over the next five...
Who is an Afropolitan?
but still has an interest in the continent and is making an impact.” Brendah Nyakudya, editor Afropolitan magazine.
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Rwanda posts $798,319 net profit.
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Rwanda, a subsidiary of Kenya’s KCB Group, registered a surge in net profit of Rwf475 million ($798,319) in 2011, compared to Rwf1.7 billion ($2.8million) net losses reported the previous year.
Strategies & Solutions
Ethiopia to experience more significant economic growth.
Ethiopia says that the double-digit economic growth the country has experienced over the last seven years has started benefitting its majority by boosting their income and productivity in agriculture and small-scale businesses.
What’s Preventing Foreign Direct Investment in Tunisia?
Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in Tunisia has been an ongoing endeavor of the government, as it seeks to initiate economic recovery and increase employment. In 2011, foreign direct investment (FDI) declined, and 153 foreign ventures...
Experts from Central Africa to address the Region’s energy challenges.
At the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Congo, the Sub Regional Office for Central Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA/SRO-CA) is organizing a meeting of experts to address...
Nigerian students leads University of Birmingham Delegation to Finals of N-Power Challenge.
The energy crisis and the rising costs of electricity are frequently in the headlines, but what is the solution? How can we balance energy needs with responsible climate management, whilst maintaining affordable prices?
Meet the Tanzanian-born Architect, David Adjaye, who designed the $500 million National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Name: David Adjaye Place of Birth: Dar es Salaam Tanzania (often described as Tanzanian-born, London-based Ghanian- definitely an Afropolitan!) Date of Birth: September 1966 Education: BA London South Bank University and MA from Royal College of Art Some of his...
Players Shaping Eastern Africa’s Oil Future to Meet in March.
Global Pacific & Partners announce their Program for the 3rd Eastern Africa Oil, Gas & Energy Week in Nairobi, Kenya, 26-28 March 2012.
Commodities & Currencies
Could Crowdfunding be far more effective than stock exchanges in French-speaking sub- Saharan Africa?
Source: AfricaBusiness.com Nowadays, a lot of projects are springing up in Africa, one of the vast emerging consumer markets, and require working capital to operate, to grow and to compete successfully in sectors with future potential,...