Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance.
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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 […]

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African Development Bank President Adesina urges Canada to seize investment opportunities in Africa

African Development Bank President (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the Bank’s upcoming Africa Investment Forum (AIF), scheduled for 7th […]

Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - the third wave of convergence.
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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 has emerged as a pioneer in Africa to champion the standardization of the latest technology used in biomedical imaging for diagnosis and subsequent treatment of various medical conditions.
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Uganda Champions standardization of biomedical imaging equipment

Uganda has emerged as a pioneer in Africa to champion the standardization of the latest technology used in biomedical imaging for diagnosis and subsequent treatment of various medical conditions. Uganda, through its standards agency – the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), is the only African country among 10 countries participating in the development of […]

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.
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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%), […]