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%), […]

Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, will be held for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 8-9, 2018.
Africa ICT Industry

Lagos to host Biannual Africa Fintech Summit for the first time in November

Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, will be held for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 8-9, 2018. This event comes on the heels of the earlier edition in Washington D.C. which featured leading policy makers, c-suite business executives, start-ups, and investors. The Summit, organized by Dedalus Global, gathers innovators, investors, […]