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February, 2018

  • 15 February

    Ecobank – A leader in delivering a cashless Africa

    Overall fintech in Africa will grow from around US$ 200 million currently to US$ 3 billion by 2020. KIGALI, Rwanda, February 15, 2018/ — Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology, and more and more people are seeing the benefits …

  • 14 February

    Stepping up a gear: Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion in Africa

    The Africa Tech summit takes place on 14 and 15 February in Kigali, Rwanda. KIGALI, Rwanda, February 14, 2018/ — Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com/group), the leading independent pan-African banking group, a pioneer in Africa’s digital transformation and the main sponsor of the 2018 Africa Tech summit …

  • 13 February

    Africa’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’ and enter 2018 L’Atelier art competition

    This inspiring theme of the 2018 competition reflects the idea that the prestigious L’Atelier gives African contemporary art, and the talent behind it, a platform to thrive. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 13, 2018/ — For thousands of artists across Africa whose creativity is their livelihood, art gives life. Now, the continent’s …

  • 12 February

    Innovation and consolidation to drive African telecom, media and tech deals, says Standard Bank

    Improving economic growth and investment in technology and broadband to fuel growth in Africa’s telecom media and tech sector. CAPE TOWN, South Africa, February 12, 2018/ — The global head of TMT (www.TMTfinance.com/capetown) for Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank (www.StandardBank.com), is predicting continuing deal flow and increasing investment in Africa’s flourishing …

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Hilton Marks Opening of Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort

    Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort offers stunning ocean views, a stylish beach club and ample meeting space on the idyllic Sal Island. SAL, Cape Verde, January 31, 2018/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) (http://HiltonWorldwide.com) marked the official opening of its spectacular new resort on the Island of Sal in Cabo Verde, announcing the company’s …

  • 18 January

    African energy stakeholders to meet leading international businesses in Washington, D.C. to discuss investment partnerships

    U.S. Governmental agencies and leading businesses unite to explore partnerships that will provide predictability and security in the development phase of energy projects in Africa. LONDON, United Kingdom, January 18, 2018/ — The Powering Africa: Summit (www.PoweringAfrica-Summit.com) will return for a fourth year to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington D.C. …

  • 17 January

    The 2018 African Economic Outlook will be launched today

    The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge gap on the diverse socio-economic realities of African economies through regular, rigorous, and comparative analysis. ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 17, 2018/ — The launch of the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) 2018 flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report, the first to ever be released …

  • 15 January

    Merck Foundation Connects Africa and Asia

    Merck Foundation (MF) (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a non-profit company and subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany (www.Merck.com), and the University of Malaya (UM) (www.UM.edu.my), Malaysia’s oldest and most established institution of higher learning, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today aimed at providing fellowship training for post-graduate medical trainees from Africa and other developing …

  • 15 January

    Africa: Telecom, Media and Tech leaders meet in Cape Town for regional investment event

        Cape Town, South Africa will play host to the TMT Finance Africa event for the first time, which will see more than 200 regional and international telecom, media and technology leaders, investment bankers, investors, advisers and government representatives meet for a series of panel debates, visionary keynote speeches, …

  • 15 January

    Tunisia: Call for Expression of Interest for the Acquisition of a Majority Stake (50.52%) in Carthage Cement S.A

    The Tunisian State and Bina Corp (the “Sellers”), the controlling shareholders of Carthage Cement S.A (www.CarthageCement.com.tn) (the « Company » or « Carthage Cement »), have decided to proceed, through a public tender, to the sale of majority stake (50.52%) in the Company to a strategic and/or a financial investor …

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