AfCFTA supports Made in Africa’s bid to buy Vlisco

It has been brought to the attention of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat that our strategic partner, a leading African financial institution...

New Equation: PwC announces new business strategy

A $12 billion investment over the next five years, creating over 100,000 new jobs; Initial commitments include new ESG Centres of Excellence, Leadership Institutes,...

New WEF leaders to get Aliko Dangote Fellowship

Eleven young enterprising Africans, among them two Nigerians, who have been named Young Global Leaders (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for 2021,...

Investors commit Nbillions at Lagos Free Zone

Lagos Free Zone (LFZ), the first privately owned special economic zone in Nigeria with an integrated deep sea port, is home to several reputable...

SouthBridge Group, Brazil Africa to bring investors to Africa

SouthBridge Group has signed a Collaboration Agreement with The Brazil Africa Institute. The Agreement was signed by Professor João Bosco Monte, President of IBRAF,...

Real reasons Shoprite’s leaving Nigeria

South African retailer, Shoprite International Limited yesterday announced that it was considering a potential divestment from its Nigerian operation known as Retail Supermarkets Nigeria...

How OPay’s super app plans crashed, why startup is firing, getting fired

After hitting the ground running in 2019, OPay seems to have lost all of its gloss since the turn of the year and the...

AfDB approves $40m package for Angola’s SMEs

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on 15 April approved a $40 million financial package to support Angola’s Banco Millennium Atlântico...

AUDA-NEPAD, Ecobank Group to establish framework for MSMEs

AUDA-NEPAD Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki and Ecobank Group Chief Executive Officer Mr Ade Ayeyemi have agreed to collaborate on a continental...

Why five in every 10 African startups failed in last 10 years

By Nayantara Jha In 2019, African startups created a milestone by garnering USD 1.34bn in VC investment, which was an impressive growth over the previous...

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