Africa

Aviation industry is still far from recovery–AFRAA

The Association noted that Africa passenger traffic volumes remain low

EAC Head to push for ratification of Tripartite Free Trade Area

The signing and ratification of the TFTA Agreement is critical, the secretary general said

Lift prohibitive travel restrictions, Africa told

The continent has also been urged to harmonise travel protocols.

West African solar provider expands into East Africa

The transaction will see the creation of Starsight Premier Energy Group

CDC Group commits $100 million to support farmers across Africa and Asia

This commitment marks one of CDC’s largest corporate debt investments

Africa's aviation industry set to benefit from newly signed MoU

The MoU was signed by Abderahmane Berthé, AFRAA’s Secretary General and Ali Tounsi, ACI Africa’s Secretary General

Absa CEO leaves after 15 months at helm

Absa Group Board and Mminele failed to achieve alignment.

Steady rise in deal volume indicates investor confidence in Africa’s economic resilience

1257 reported deals worth a total of $21.7billion occurred between 2015 and 2020 in Africa

Telecom company Somtel offers its shares to the public

The company has set the issue price of the shares at its IPO at $100 per share.

How to make Bitcoin trading easy yet profitable

With the right tools, anyone can get the help required to start trading cryptocurrency.

EAC private sector tables expectations for upcoming summit

Through EABC, the private sector has tabled these to the EAC Council of Ministers

African based food fund reaches $143 million final close from DFI commitments

The investment aims to increase agricultural output by 3 million tonnes

CDC Group commits $1b annual investment in African businesses

Foreign direct investment into Africa is predicted to have declined by 30 per cent in 2020

Kenyan SMEs go for $2 million African venture capital fund

This is under the Jua Kickstarter Fund and Simba Global Start-ups.

Digital shift boost to financial inclusion – report

Mastercard notes fintech disruption in online banking set to be a key driver

EABC urges for harmonization of Covid-19 charges to boost region's trade

Currently, Covid-19 tests are priced differently in each Partner State EAC Partner States

Mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa to grow 6.5 times by 2026

Average traffic per smartphone is expected to reach 8.9GB over the forecast period