Monthly Archives: October 2017
Equity crowdfunding is presenting an opportunity for businesses to grow their market without putting all their cash and savings into investments. Existing hurdles that inhibit the ability of the average Black American to invest in African businesses have been eliminated. Now, Equity crowdfunding allows any American adult to invest in any business (including start-ups) with any small amount of money. This is a beautiful opportunity for the majority of African American to invest any amount, even $10 into African businesses and benefit from the economic boom of start-ups across Africa. The new methodology also permits consumer influencers to make contributions towards which business gets funding from investors.
An open and competitive reinsurance market is vital for risk-transfer and market development, according to a new special report by A.M. Best, which assesses the various protectionist measures in key emerging economies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
The Best’s Special Report, titled “The Role of Protectionism in Emerging EMEA Insurance Markets,” focuses on the impact of measures particularly in the insurance markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It highlights the risks of protectionism actions and possible implications to the financial strength of (re)insurers operating in these markets.
Solar energy cuts the electricity bill of game lodges and reduces emissions.
REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable rental solar power for businesses and communities, commissioned two minigrids in Isenzanya and Shitunguru, located in the Songwe region in western Tanzania. The two pioneering containers were financed by InfraCo Africa (part of PIDG).
Director of Protocol and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the United Kingdom Julian Evans has said Zambia is developing its position as a finance hub in Africa.
Orange Business Services’ 2017 Africa Digital Transformation Survey of enterprise across several sectors in Africa yields interesting results
Workshop participants include a wide range of stakeholders already engaged in past consultative meetings in Ghana
Africa’s inhabitants will double from 1.2 billion in 2016 to 2.5 billion in 2050
The Nordic region is leading the race to become the world’s prime location for data centres. Industry giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are leading by example, having already established facilities in the north.
GSMA, DFID, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Ghanaian Government and UNDP to Work Together to Harness the Power of Mobile to Deliver Life-Enhancing Services and Support the SDGs in Ghana
A leading Scottish charity has met with Ghana’s High Commissioner in a bid to improve trade between the two countries. Challenges Worldwide, which is based in Edinburgh and runs a business consultancy programme in Ghana, says it is now working with the GHC to further develop business opportunities between Ghana and Scotland.