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Africans inspiring London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange Group launched the 2nd edition of its Companies to Inspire Africa Report, on Wed 16 Jan, identifying dynamic growth businesses in Africa to build an information database and showcase them to a global audience. Many speakers expressed sympathies after a terror attack in Nairobi on 15 Jan. International Development Secretary, Penny […]

Politics getting better, Ethiopia ready for business says Arkebe Oqubay at UK-Ethiopia forum

A packed room of businesspeople and investors assembled in London on 16 October to hear about opportunities and news at the UK-Ethiopia Trade & Investment Forum 2018. Leader of the delegation was Arkebe Oqubay, Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, who gave a detailed overview of events of the last 6 months and the big ambitions driving Ethiopia.

Women scoop African Banker Awards 2014

Women triumphed at African Banker Awards 2014, winning 3 top awards including Vivienne Yeda as African Banker of the Year. GT Bank is African Bank of the Year.

“Dear Kwame..” an email from 2063 by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission

What will Africa look like in 2063? Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chair of the African Union (AU) Commission, published her vision in an “an email from the future”.

Women hedge fund managers outperform men

For the second year running, women hedge-fund managers outperform men on average, according to a study by professional services firm Rothstein Kass.

Ready, steady Ngozi – for World Bank president

The Economist magazine in support of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala for World Bank President

Africa investor investment climate summit and awards for business and economy leaders

The 2010 Africa investor Investment and Business Leader Awards will take place in Washington DC tomorrow (8 October), as part of the Africa activities planned for the World Bank Annual Meeting. The reception, which will recognize leaders at the forefront of improving Africa’s investment climate, and comes at the close of the Ai Investment Climate Summit, with the World Bank.

Zimbabwe US$25 million women investment fund launched

Top Zimbabwean Government women leaders on 30 September launched a US$1 million Zimbabwe Women Investment Fund, aimed at mobilising resources to enhance women’s participation in the mainstream economy. They aim to grow the fund to US$25 million within 3 years, according to a report in The Herald newspaper.