AfDB urges credit providers to increase lending to MSMEs by $135bn: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial markets to increase affordable loans and provide more diverse and innovative financing instruments to Africa’s micro, small and medium sized enterprises. Read more

Kenya Third Most Innovative Sub-Saharan Africa Country: Kenya has been ranked the third most innovative country in sub-Saharan Africa-The United Nations’ Global Innovation Index 2017: Read more

G20 Partnership will push Africa’s economic development – German Ambassador: Mr Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador says the G20 Africa Partnership Compact is an avenue for renewing cooperation and enhancing sustainable economic development in Africa. Read more

UN ends peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast after 13 years: The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast comes to an end Friday, 13 years after it intervened to implement a peace agreement as the West African economic powerhouse was split in two by civil war. Read more

Nigeria’s first ever diaspora bond has raised $300 million

Nigeria’s diaspora population sent home $21 billion in remittances in 2015 and the government wants in on some of that […]

New Cluster To Implement Continent-Wide Education Strategy

A new multi-stakeholder Higher Education Cluster has been created in order to realise the implementation of the Continental Education Strategy […]

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