“Mobile financial services platforms like M-Pesa are vital drivers of financial inclusion in society which can improve individual life chances and enable enterprises to launch and expand, bringing wealth and jobs into developing economies.
Kenya’s tea earnings grew by Sh9 billion in seven months to July helped by higher value per unit and a weak shilling that offset a sharp drop in imports by the country’s top buyers of the beverage.
Flourish Ventures, a global venture capital firm investing in mission-driven fintech entrepreneurs, has announced the launch of affiliate Madica, a structured investment programme for pre-seed stage technology companies in Africa.
Saudi Arabian independent power producer (IPP) Acwa Power is signing a framework agreement with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) to produce green hydrogen and its derivatives.
Insiders say less than 3% of the money rich countries promised is earmarked as grants, raising concerns about fairness and South Africa’s debt burden
The report, ‘The Security, Investment, and Development Nexus: A Diagnostic Assessment,’ was announced on Tuesday 25 October, at the African Union Policy Conference on Peace, Security and Development, currently underway in Morocco.