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2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit - Innovation & Excellence Awards 2020 To Be Held In Lagos, Nigeria

2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit - Innovation & Excellence Awards 2020 To Be Held In Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria 2020-01-23

The 2nd Annual Digital Banking Summit (DBS) organized by the International Center for Strategic Alliances is an event that is held annually with an aim to help banks in Africa embrace digital capabilities in order to revolutionize and...

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Orange Moves Regional Hq To Africa

Orange Moves Regional Hq To Africa

2020-01-14

Telecoms giant Orange confirmed its ambitions to expand its operations in Africa by opening a regional headquarters in Morocco on Wednesday. The firm’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) activities were previously run out of Paris, but will now operate exclusively...

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Brand Africa Depends On More Than Just Governments

Brand Africa Depends On More Than Just Governments

2020-01-14

Africa is still perceived as high risk by many investors from the developed world, so what can Africans do to create a more positive image of the continent? Dianna Games seeks out some some solutions.

Is the notion of Africa being...

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Bua Cement Debuts In Lagos In $3.3 Billion Listing

Bua Cement Debuts In Lagos In $3.3 Billion Listing

Nigeria 2020-01-14

West Africa’s second largest cement company, BUA Cement listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of 1.2trn Naira ($3.3bn) on Thursday. The listing concluded the merger of two of BUA’s cement entities, the Cement Company of Northern...

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Achieving An African Economy Four Times Bigger

Achieving An African Economy Four Times Bigger

South Africa 2019-11-13

2019 Africa Investment Forum: Achieving an African economy four times bigger with only a 50% increase in energy demand
Africa has the potential to expand the continental economy fourfold, with energy demands expanding by only 50 percent, according to a...

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European Investment Bank Expands Trade & Investment Insurance Benefits To West Africa

European Investment Bank Expands Trade & Investment Insurance Benefits To West Africa

2019-11-13

Agreements for intended financing signed at African Investment Forum

European Investment Bank supports expanded membership of Africa Trade Insurance Agency (ATI-ACA.org); Availability of investment insurance to strengthen investment and reduce project financing costs; Agreements...

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Ghana To Change Laws On Licences To Spur Oil Production

Ghana To Change Laws On Licences To Spur Oil Production

Ghana 2019-11-11

Ghana plans to revise its laws on oil and gas licences in an effort to spur production and will revoke licences from four companies that have not developed their assets, Deputy Energy Mohammed Amin Adam has said.

Speaking at the Africa...

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The Africa Investment Forum – Catalysing Investment Flows

The Africa Investment Forum – Catalysing Investment Flows

South Africa 2019-11-09

The inaugural Africa Investment Forum in 2018 was one of the most important calendar events in Africa last year. The platform, designed to help structure projects and broker deals, has quickly established itself as the biggest gathering...

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Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria’s Closure Of Benin Border Chokes Regional Trade

Nigeria 2019-11-06

Nigeria’s closure of the Benin border to curb the smuggling of illicit goods has blocked a vital West African trade artery and is chipping away regional integration. David Luke and Gerald Masila untangle the trade dispute and pose...

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Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Blame Game Masks Kenya Airways’ Struggles

Kenya 2019-11-06

Sebastian Mikosz’s appointment as head of Kenya Airways (KQ) in 2017 brought a cheerful mood to the beleaguered and bloated airline. Building on the restructuring of $2bn worth of debt in the same year, the Polish aviation...

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