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April, 2018

  • 10 April

    Ecobank Group partners with MTN to deepen financial inclusion across Africa

    LOME, Togo, April 10, 2018/ — MTN (www.MTN.com) has announced a collaboration with Africa’s leading independent banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com), enabling both companies  to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent. MTN’s large subscriber base, comprehensive distribution, …

  • 10 April

    $1 billion in transactions processed on Ecobank Mobile App in Africa

    With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available to all, enabling users to open an Ecobank Xpress™ Account instantly on their mobile device. LOME, Togo, April 9, 2018/ — The groundbreaking Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 …

March, 2018

  • 23 March

    Republic of Malawi becomes Africa Finance Corporation’s 18th Member State

    LILONGWE, Malawi, March 23rd, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Republic of Malawi (“Malawi”) has become the second Southern African member country of Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution. The accession of Malawi to AFC’s membership is a progression of the Corporation’s existing investment footprint in …

  • 8 March

    Cameroon calls upon Antwerp know-how to streamline operation of port of Douala

    For Antwerp the agreement represents a way to maintain and further strengthen its position as market leader in West and Central Africa. ANTWERP, Belgium, March 7, 2018/ — The ports of Antwerp and Douala in Cameroon are to collaborate closely with each other over the next five years. The collaboration …

  • 5 March

    African broadband operators increase investment to meet soaring data demand

    An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a fresh flurry of deal activity across the continent, says TMT Finance. CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 5, 2018/ — An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a …

  • 5 March

    Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion to First Business School in the North to Bayero University, Kano

    Christened Dangote Business School, the business mogul disclosed that talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Harvard Business School, in the United States of America. LAGOS, Nigeria, March 5, 2018/ — The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned …

  • 2 March

    Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa

    Antwerp, the second-largest port in Europe, seeks to reinforce its historic position as leader on the coast of West Africa. ANTWERP, Belgium, March 2, 2018/ — Antwerp and Dakar port authorities (www.PortOfAntwerp.com) (http://www.PortDakar.sn) are to collaborate more closely in the next few years. In this way Antwerp, the second-largest port in …

  • 2 March

    African SMEs Set to Benefit from USD 74M Guarantee

    SMEs in Africa’s infrastructure sector to benefit from African Guarantee Fund’s increased capacity through GuarantCo’s re-guarantee facility. LONDON, United Kingdom, March 2, 2018/ — The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) (www.AfricanGuaranteeFund.com) has today entered into a re- guarantee transaction of an amount of up to USD 74 …

  • 1 March

    Applications are now open for the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

    This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East. PARIS, France, March 1, 2018/ — The call for applications for the 8th Orange (www.Orange.com) Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Solar success in rural Senegal: “Seize the obvious”

    “Two limitless local resources—energy from the sun and local confidence— that’s what it takes to win,” asserts CEO of Energy Resources Senegal, Moustapha Sene. DAKAR, Senegal, February 28, 2018/ — Moustapha Sene is soft-spoken, but he is sure of what he’s doing, and has proved a rare knack for seeing the …

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