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The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) to host Africa’s most critical summit on African infrastructure in Abuja

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) to host Africa’s most critical summit on African infrastructure in Abuja

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will host what is being billed as the continent’s most critical summit on African infrastructure in Abuja, Nigeria, on 27-28 March 2017. AFC Live 2017, to be opened by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, is a global event that will bring together financiers, developers and policy makers to discuss how to […]

African Exchanges Should Focus on Smaller Businesses

African Exchanges Should Focus on Smaller Businesses

The African growth story is no longer a fairy tale. Over the past decade multinational companies, private equity funds and infrastructure development programmes have channeled capital to the continent as they began to realise the true potential it holds, but like most emerging market regions, Africa is no longer the ‘flavour of the month’. Yet […]

The Digital-Ready Bank: What the African banking market should learn from Europe

The Digital-Ready Bank: What the African banking market should learn from Europe

CHALLENGE: According to a 2015 KPMG report, banking penetration is as low as 36% in some of the larger African economies. SOLUTION: Digital Transformation can drive adoption of banking services by enabling banks to develop and deploy tailored, customer-focused products and solutions. No sector or region is immune to the disruptive power of Digital Transformation. […]

Special Report: The Impact of ‘Brexit’ on Africa

Special Report: The Impact of ‘Brexit’ on Africa

Following the UK’s surprise vote to leave the EU, we assess the probable impact such a departure would have on African trade, investment, and security policy. In this free special report, EXX Africa analyses the impact of an eventual ‘Brexit’ on three of the UK’s most important African markets: South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya. Executive […]

Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp receives the “African Alliances HE for SHE” Award for Women Empowerment to recognize “Merck More than a Mother Campaign”

Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp receives the “African Alliances HE for SHE” Award for Women Empowerment to recognize “Merck More than a Mother Campaign”

During the 11th African Congress for Women Entrepreneurs, Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of Executive Board and Family Board of E. Merck KGaA received the “African Alliances He for She Award” for Women Empowerment. This was in recognition of Merck’s efforts to empower women in the field of research and healthcare through the Merck Capacity Advancement […]

Ecobank Group Appoints Amin Manekia as Group Exec, Corporate & Investment Banking

Ecobank Group Appoints Amin Manekia as Group Exec, Corporate & Investment Banking

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group, today announced the appointment of Mr Amin Manekia as Group Executive of its Corporate & Investment Banking business. Mr Manekia steps into the position vacated in late 2015 by Mr Charles Kié, who moved to become Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria. A national of Pakistan, Amin […]

African Countries Are Dumping Investment Treaties With China and…

African Countries Are Dumping Investment Treaties With China and…

Bilateral investment treaties have been a source of political controversy in recent years. This is clear from the alarming increase in the number of disputes between investors and governments. The treaties create an unequal distribution of rights and obligations between developed countries, which are the source of most foreign direct investment, and developing countries, which […]

African Capital Markets continue to reflect strong figures for 2015 but challenging times may lie ahead

African Capital Markets continue to reflect strong figures for 2015 but challenging times may lie ahead

In line with global trends, 2015 was a challenging year for African capital markets in the wake of market volatility and the emergence of renewed global economic uncertainty in the latter part of the year, while the first half resulted in the highest levels of both equity capital markets transactions and proceeds raised in the […]

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Why Some African Leaders Cling To Power, Whilst Others Walk Away

Following a weekend of elections on the African Continent, analysts are drawing parallels between Congo-Brazzaville and Tanzania even before results are announced. One leader is accused of tampering with the constitution to extend his grip on power, whilst the other has been credited with respecting presidential term limits. In one corner, you see a political […]

Yaya Toure Abandons Ivory Coast: John Obi Mikel Not Selected For Nigeria

Yaya Toure Abandons Ivory Coast: John Obi Mikel Not Selected For Nigeria

IVORY Coast begins the defence of its African title this weekend without Yaya Toure after the team captain asked not to be selected while he considers his international future. So, Sunday’s 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in neutral Nigeria is the start of new coach Michel Dussuyer’s reign, and possibly the […]

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