Jobs for youth in Africa
Africa Industry

African Development Bank Boosts Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy with $2 Million

The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has provided funds totalling nearly US $2 million to its Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative. FAPA, of which the Government of Japan is a major donor, along with the Austrian Government and the African Development Bank, will contribute $923,570 and $988,202 to finance the Bank’s Fashionomics […]

African Development Bank Launches first Africa-to-Africa Investment Report
Africa Industry Opportunities

African Development Bank Launches first Africa-to-Africa Investment Report

Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank. The report unearths the realities African companies face when investing in the continent, the emerging trends in […]

Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance.
Africa Industry Insights

Credibility of Private Equity impact investing in Africa

Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance. However, there are some credibility concerns, particularly in Africa, that can be addressed with clear industry guidelines. This could help to accelerate the allocation of investors’ capital into impact investments. Essentially, impact investing is where […]

Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - the third wave of convergence.
Africa Industry

Africa’s entertainment and media industry enters dynamic new wave of convergence

Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase – the third wave of convergence. As the mobile device cements itself as the pre-eminent source of the entertainment and media (E&M) experience, the most disruptive, forward-thinking companies are striving to create an integrated ecosystem suited to this consumer-driven dynamic. This is according to […]

Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) and African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have started a campaign that will see African countries increasing trade among themselves, in what they termed as Intra-African Trade.
Africa Industry

AFREXIMBANK, Uganda Export Promotions Board move to promote Intra Africa Trade

Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) and African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have started a campaign that will see African countries increasing trade among themselves, in what they termed as Intra-African Trade. Analysis by the African Export-Import Bank shows that one of the main reasons why intra-African trade is low at around 15% compared to Europe (59%), […]