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Development Bank

18/01/2021 at 15h46, by Valentin Grille

Finnfund-OP vehicle: “An opportunity to attract private funds in impact investment.” (Markus Pietikäinen)

The Finnish development agency has finalised a $135 million impact investment fund with the country’s...


14/01/2021 at 16h43, by Omer Mbadi

Paul Fokam’s Afriland withdraws from Equatorial Guinea

The government takes back its shares for €45 million.

Bank & Insurance

13/01/2021 at 12h52, by Valentin Grille

After IFC, Enda Tamweel discusses financing with Triodos and Symbiotics

Faced with a lack of local liquidity, the microfinance institution seeks organic growth with foreign...


12/01/2021 at 19h21, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Heirs Insurance: Tony Elumelu already looking beyond Nigeria

The Nigerian entrepreneur’s Heirs Holding has recently entered the insurance business sector.

Development Bank

08/01/2021 at 15h09, by Aurélie Benoit

George Agyekum Nana Donkor seeks auditors for EBID

The financial institution is calling for two tenders to audit its operations and its financial and organisational...


08/01/2021 at 14h58, by Valentin Grille

FMO draws on Nasira fund to provide $50 million for Equity Bank Kenya

The liquidity is intended for SMEs to counter the effects of the pandemic on the Bank of Nairobi.


08/01/2021 at 14h47, by Aurélie M'Bida

Pathé Dione leads Sunu’s acquisition of Allianz Congo in Congo-Brazzaville

After Burkina, Mali, Togo, Benin and Central Africa, the pan-African insurer is to take over a new asset...


31/12/2020 at 09h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+

« Our development will remain focused on East Africa »(Lawrence Kimathi, KCB)

Questions to Lawrence Kimathi, group financial director of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Kenya’s largest...

Agri-food industry

23/12/2020 at 15h00, by Donald Paul

CHO Group wants to raise another €30 million from the IFC

Abdelaziz Makhloufi, Moncef Rekik and Abderazzak Tounsi, seek the IFC’s support to develop CHO Group’s...

Bank & Insurance

22/12/2020 at 17h59, by Jeune Afrique Business+

World Bank mired in $1 billion ETF case in Africa

The World Bank and other defendants face a $1 billion compensation package for alleged breaches of trade...

Construction & Infra

22/12/2020 at 17h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Werner Hoyer (EIB) gives green light for electrification of Eastern Rwanda

The bank has endorsed major financing for the country’s mega electrification project, mobilising the...


21/12/2020 at 20h36, by Aurélie Benoit

Integration of Diamond Bank raises NSIA on the podium of Ivorian banks

The Ivorian subsidiary of the NSIA Group, led by Bénédicte Janine Kacou Diagou—Jean Kacou Diagou’s daughter—received...

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