Gemcorp Capital has led a $105 million financing for Africell, the fast-growing pan-African mobile network...
To help meet surging demand for housing in Kenya, IFC partnered with Kenyan firm Belco...
Egypt-based B2B marketplace Fatura has closed its $3 million pre-series A funding round. The round...
The G7 development finance institutions (DFIs), the IFC, the private sector arm of the African...
Pan-African alternative investment firm EXEO Capital this week announced the exit of its food and...
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African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, along...
Proparco and the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) have closed a €165 million project finance...
Globeleq, an independent power producer, and the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), the infrastructure development...
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Following the announcement by the minister of public enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, the Takatso Consortium has...
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Following a pre-series A round of $3 million, investment company Webrock and Healthforce, a digital...
AgVentures, a dedicated agrifood tech investor in Africa, has announced an investment in Matrix Software....
Adiwale Fund I has announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Maintenance Climatisation Technique...
Addis Ababa Angles Network has invested in Eshi Express, a delivery service firm. Delivery services...
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Speedaf Express, a China-Africa integrated logistics service provider, officially announced the completion of a funding...
Dutch development financier FMO has invested $15 million in the BluePeak Private Capital Fund, which...
One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V), a private equity fund, the limited partners of which...
Pawame, a UAE-based off-grid solar start-up, has announced that it has secured $1.7 million in...
Groupe Premium, of which Amethis Fund II is a shareholder, received a loan of €4...
Naspers announced a R42 million ($3 million) investment in Cape Town-founded, WhereIsMyTransport through its early-stage...
Endeavor South Africa, a non-profit organisation that identifies and supports innovative, high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging...
Social Investment Managers and Advisors LLC (SIMA), a new generation of impact investment manager, and...
Following the approval of the competition board in Morocco, Dislog Group and SPE Capital Partners...
Oasis Africa VC Fund has invested $1 million into appsNmobile Solutions, a payments solutions company...
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On 1 June 2021, the Competition Commission announced that it had formally blocked the process...
Eos Capital, the Namibian private equity firm, will acquire The Mushara Collection through its Allegrow...
ADAP Capital LLC, through its ADAP Fund 2, has announced an investment in FarmMoja. Based...
Eos Capital (Eos), a Namibian private equity firm with N$1 billion(about $74 million) in assets...
The IDH Farmfit Fund has signed an agreement to acquire a 21% ownership stake in...
Statement by Competition Commission South Africa’s Competition Commission has prohibited a proposed transaction whereby ECP...
OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I, the first global emerging markets impact fund in Finland,...
Toyota Tsusho Corporation and its group company CFAO have announced an investment in AiCare, a...
Acrux Sorting Technology (AST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of commodity resource and technology specialists, Acrux Resources,...
Gamesbandy, an Egyptian gaming startup, has secured an undisclosed seed fundraise from Flat6labs Bahrain and...
Adenia Partners, a private equity firm investing in Africa, today announced it has completed the...
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Almentor.net, a video e-learning platform in the MENA region, has announced raising $6.5 million in...
In 2020, the Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) made three investments in private...
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Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, an experienced financial services and private equity executive, recently announced a new investment...
The Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund has provided loans to three agribusinesses to support their working...
Egyptian agri-fintech platform Mozare3 has closed a seven-figure pre-seed funding round led by Algebra Ventures...
The Vumela Fund, established by FNB Business and Edge Growth, today announced a new partnership...
South African food company Tiger Brands has established a venture capital fund as part of...
LifeQ, the South African provider of biometrics and health information derived from wearable devices and...
Flat6Labs, a regional seed programme and fund, has announced the second close and increase of...
Nigerian fintech company Mono has raised a $2 million seed round of funding from Entrée...
By Ariana Issaias, Of Counsel, and Dominic Indokhomi, Partner, Bowmans, Kenya The regulatory net is...
d.light, a leading innovator of solar energy products, announced that it had raised $10 million...
The Non-Citizens (Property Restriction) (Amendment) Act 2021 was legislated on 29 April 2021 and brings...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced the first disbursement of a $5 million...
By Simon Freemantle, senior political economist, Standard Bank A decade ago, amidst growing talk of...
AfricInvest Private Credit has backed Vida e Caffè with $2.9 million in financing to support...
Appian Capital Advisory LLP, the investment advisor to long-term value focused private equity funds that...
WidEnergy Africa has secured funding from OPES-LCEF. Based in Zambia, WidEnergy was one of two...
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the formation of NBA Africa, a new entity...
An international consortium named the Global Partnership for Ethiopia has been awarded a licence to...
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $23 million...
The IFC has disclosed an investment of up to €9 million in equity into Adiwale...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, announced...
SDG Global Group (SDG) has announced cooperation agreements with both Transformational Investment Portfolio One (TIP...
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South Africa’s largest black-owned asset manager, Sanlam Investments, is looking to raise an additional R35...
SolarX Africa, a Malian based solar company, has announced the closing of additional funding from...
Africa has long been known for its youthful population, and while the continent will continue...
The Grassroots Business Fund (GBF), a global impact organisation that utilises blended capital to invest...
Targeting sectors hit hard by Covid-19, the IFC announced a $2 billion commitment to support...
The IFC has disclosed a proposed loan of up to $45 million to Integrated Diagnostics...
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Telda, a Cairo-based digital banking app, has raised a $5 million pre-seed funding round, led...
The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has made an investment in the Uhuru...
Homzmart, an Egyptian furniture and home goods marketplace platform, has successfully closed a $15 million...
African private equity fund manager Ascent today announced the first rolling close of its Ascent...
The Private Infrastructure Development Group’s (PIDG) long-term infrastructure debt business, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has recommended the approval of a proposed transaction whereby Old Mutual...
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Pan-African private equity firm EXEO Capital recently invested in South African-based Maia Group, through its...
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Reatile Group, an investor in the energy landscape, and African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), on...
Leading producer of fresh and frozen chicken in Uganda, HMH Rainbow, is in line for...
Kasada Hospitality Fund LP, advised by Kasada Capital Management, an investment platform dedicated to the...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) and Helios backed Starsight Energy announced its expansion into East...
Reunert and A.P. Moller Capital have announced the establishment of a new joint venture, Lumika...
South African building materials company Everite has been fully acquired by a private equity consortium...
Lami Technologies, a Kenyan insurance technology (insurtech) company that aims to democratise insurance products and...
The IFC has disclosed an investment of up to $20 million in Learn Capital Venture...
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The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has...
Independent South African-based fund manager, Tamela Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Tamela Holdings, has during...
South African investment firms Kalon Venture Partners and Caleo Private Equity today announced a $2.5...
Impact investment fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs (IPAE) 2, managed by Investisseurs & Partenaires, has invested...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a $100 million...
8 Miles, a pan-African private equity firm, is exiting Orient Bank after a six-year holding...
Acre Impact Capital, an impact-focused investment manager, announced the closing of a catalytic capital investment...
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FinDev Canada is proposing an additional investment of $10 million in the African Development Partners...