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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) Board of Directors names Al Ammari as Acting CEO & General Manager following departure of Al Aboodi

The Board of Directors of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org) named Mr. Mohammed Al Ammari as Acting CEO & General Manager, succeeding Mr. Khaled Al Aboodi, who has recently been appointed to lead the government-owned Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC). “I am deeply honored to have […]

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Innovation and consolidation to drive African telecom, media and tech deals, says Standard Bank

The global head of TMT (www.TMTfinance.com/capetown) for Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank (www.StandardBank.com), is predicting continuing deal flow and increasing investment in Africa’s flourishing telecom, media and technology sector in 2018, against a backdrop of improving economic growth and increasingly stable currency outlook across key markets such as Nigeria. Speaking ahead of the TMT Finance […]

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Construction starts on Cameroon’s first destination retail mall

Actis (www.Act.is), a leading growth markets investor has started construction on “Douala Grand Mall & Business Park”, Cameroon’s first destination retail & leisure mall. Developed by Actis and local partner Craft Development, Douala Grand Mall will comprise of 18,000 square metres of retail and leisure space, close to Bonapriso in Cameroon’s largest city. The mall […]

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Poor rains, fall armyworm leaves Southern Africa vulnerable

Prolonged dry spells, erratic rainfall, high temperatures and the presence of the voracious fall armyworm have significantly dampened Southern Africa’s current agricultural season’s cereal production prospects. Early action in the form of consolidating information through assessments and anticipatory measures that reduce the impact of threats are crucial for an effective response. Fall Armyworm, which first […]

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