UDB Prepares Businesses For Access To Finance
Africa Opportunities

UDB Prepares Businesses For Access To Finance

03th August 2022 – Kampala, Uganda. Uganda Development Bank (UDB), the country’s Development Finance Institution, has today launched the Enterprise Development Program aimed at preparing entrepreneurs for financing through enhanced business practices. The Enterprise Development Program will be a series of trainings under the Bank’s Business Accelerator For Successful Entrepreneurship Program, conducted with basis to […]

$9.4 B for Private Sector Development in Africa-IFC
Africa Investment

$9.4 B for Private Sector Development in Africa-IFC

Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2022—IFC provided record financing in Africa in fiscal year 2022 helping to develop regional pharmaceutical manufacturing, increase intra-Africa trade, expand access to climate financing, and strengthen food security among many other pressing development needs.  IFC made $9.4 billion in investments between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022 across 36 countries, […]

US$6bn Water Investment Programme to transform Zambia by 2030
Africa Investment

US$6bn Water Investment Programme to transform Zambia by 2030

Alex Simalabwi, This week the Zambian Government launches its game-changing US$6billion Zambia Water Investment Programme during the African Union mid-year Summit in Lusaka. The Programme is part of the Continental Africa Water Investment Programme (AIP) that was adopted by African Union Heads of State and Government as part of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in […]

The WTO Is Back
Africa Opportunities

The WTO Is Back

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, GENEVA – As a beautiful dawn crept over Lake Geneva on June 17, a remarkable thing happened at the World Trade Organization’s headquarters. After nearly six days of negotiations at the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference – culminating in a marathon 48 hours of non-stop talks – ministers and senior officials from the body’s […]

British International Investment Launches New Name in Nigeria-Moove
Industry Opportunities

British International Investment Launches New Name in Nigeria-Moove

Lagos – 30 June 2022 – British International Investment (“BII”), the UK government’s Development Finance Institution (DFI), formerly known as CDC Group, introduced its new name and announced a US $20 million, 4-year structured credit investment in Moove – a mobility fintech democratising access to vehicle ownership in Africa. The investment reflects BII’s focus on mobilising […]

Jobs & career

Why Are Tech Jobs in Demand?

As the world becomes increasingly digital, so too do the job prospects in the tech industry. With advances in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and other cutting-edge technologies, there is no shortage of opportunities for those with the right skillset. But why are tech jobs in such high demand? This article will explore the reasons behind […]

British International Investment to Invest up to $200m in African Hydropower
Africa Opportunities

British International Investment to Invest up to $200m in African Hydropower

The UK’s DFI is entering into the Norwegian DFI’s Joint Venture with Scatec, a leading renewable energy solutions provider, to invest in hydropower projects across Africa in huge boost to continent’s renewable energy. The JV’s investments are expected to support the creation of 180,000 jobs, avoid at least 270,000 tCO2e of GHG emissions annually, and […]