Only four African sovereigns have tapped the international bond markets this year, with borrowers forced to seek alternative means of raising capital. The prospect for issuance next year is likely to remain muted with investors turning increasingly selective.
European renewable energy companies AMPYR Solar and Qair have tapped the private funding market for €443.7m, as the continent continues its push to net zero carbon output.
Fintech Nebix has launched in the Qatar Financial Centre, in the latest attempt to convince the tech-wary trade finance lenders to embrace a way of doing business that does not rely so heavily on pen and paper.
Thithi Kuhlase-Maseko will help drive CDC’s investment goals across the region, focusing on key areas such as energy and climate.
The experienced banker, previously at BNY Mellon, will guide EDB’s growth as it expands its digital banking services and accommodates new client demands.
The EU and its allies have partially excluded Russia from the global messaging system – but are nervous about how a total ban could damage the West.
Following the Russian invasion, many donor agencies have provided emergency support to Ukraine. But will this be enough and where should their priorities lie?
According to German tech company Solarisbank, crypto-as-a-service could usher in a huge range of use cases and applications.
As the sixth data centre in Raxio’s portfolio, Raxio Tanzania will play a key part in plugging the East African digital infrastructure gap.
Following a €2.4bn fundraise, Altrad is well positioned to continue a growth strategy that has seen it acquire 11 companies in a year
The syndicated loan facility, underwritten by German export bank KfW IPEX-Bank, will be used to fund MFD Rail’s new fleet of intermodal freight cars.
The artisanal and small-scale mining sector is a huge employer in Congo, but its often-illicit nature means workers can’t access banking services. Trust Merchant Bank hopes to change that picture.