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Wari Group Joins the US-Africa Business Center

Digital solutions group Wari (www.Wari.com) has joined the US‑Africa Business Center (USABC) (www.USChamber.com/africa) initiated by the US Chamber Of Commerce. Wari’s CEO and founder, Kabirou Mbodje, will also sit on the Center’s Board of Directors. “Wari is extremely proud to join the US-Africa Business Center. The move demonstrates the growing international reach of our business […]

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South Africa : Durban conference – SA international gas hub

Durban conference to address South Africa’s potential to become international gas hub A conference taking place in Durban from 9-11 October is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS) (www.IGCS-SA.com) evolves from the ‘South Africa: […]

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Rwanda : African Young Entrepreneurs Fund launched UNCTAD Adviser, Alibaba’s Jack Ma,

UNCTAD Adviser, Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma announced the creation of a US$10 million African Young Entrepreneurs Fund, during the Youth Connekt Africa Summit co-hosted by UNCTAD and the Government of Rwanda. “I want that fund supporting African online businesses,” said Mr. Ma, who is […]

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South Africa : Pledge to Improve Access to Finance for Black Industrialists

DTI and FNB Sign Pledge to Improve Access to Finance for Black Industrialists The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies together with First National Bank (FNB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Public Sector Banking, Mr Kgosi Ledimo have today signed a pledge that will improve access to finance for Black Industrialists (BI) to […]

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