API Events
Source: API Events |

Analysts Predict Bullish Future for Nigeria’s Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) Market

Nigerian REITs market is underdeveloped with only three established and with a combined market capitalisation of $151 million, or 0.36% of the local stock market

The globally recognised real estate-focused West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit (www.WAPIsummit.com) which recently took place between the 28th and 29th of November 2017 provided delegates with insight into a real estate sector that is set to rebound strongly in 2018. During the summit, two of the continent’s foremost real…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

2018 African Economic Outlook: African Development Bank makes a compelling case for Africa’s industrialization

The Bank would organise the Africa Investment Forum on November 7-8, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mobilise funds for infrastructure development, to bridge an estimated funding gap of $130-$170 billion a year

The President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth. Citing data from the Bank’s 2018 African Economic Outlook (http://APO.af/GHTmei) launched in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Wednesday, Adesina said…

EnergyNet Ltd.
Source: EnergyNet Ltd. |

African energy stakeholders to meet leading international businesses in Washington, D.C. to discuss investment partnerships

U.S. Governmental agencies and leading businesses unite to explore partnerships that will provide predictability and security in the development phase of energy projects in Africa

The Powering Africa: Summit (www.PoweringAfrica-Summit.com) will return for a fourth year to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington D.C. from 28 February to 2nd March 2018 to discuss opportunities to develop and invest in power projects on the African continent. US intergovernmental agencies confirmed for the summit including OPIC, Power…

Source: API Events |

Scramble for African Real Estate to Reach A Fever Pitch

Africa's leading provider of real estate development and investment conferences, API Events, will continue to set the agenda for the property industry

Demand for investment in African real estate is expected to reach a fever pitch in 2018, and beyond, as the continent’s markets turn to growth after years of trying trading conditions. Following a successful year in which it launched new conferences in challenging economic conditions, Africa's leading provider of real…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Zambia, Washington, D.C. |

U.S. firm seeks to set up Energy Renewable manufacturing plant in Zambia

Zambia has been chosen as a preferred choice of investment in the energy sector because of its geographical position among countries in the Southern African region

A U.S. San Francisco, California based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region. Mera Group Corporation, Business Development Advisor Rune Gunnar Dige says Zambia…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South African Government reaches agreement on public interest issues on the potential acquisition of control of Chevron South Africa by Chinese company Sinopec

Company commits to invest R6 billion in South Africa; move hailed as part of deeper and bolder economic inclusion measures - transaction is now subject to final regulatory consideration and resolution of a Right of First Refusal by minority shareholders

Sinopec - one of China's largest state-owned companies - has undertaken to invest R6 billion in South Africa to upgrade and modernise the Cape Town-based oil refinery owned by Chevron South Africa, a subsidiary of US company Chevron, if it succeeds in its bid to acquire control of Chevron South…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President Travels to Ghana

David Bohigian will continue his travel to Togo and Cameroon to highlight the impact of U.S. businesses in developing markets around the world supported by OPIC

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President David Bohigian today joined Appolonia City Chief Executive Officer Bright Owusu-Amofah and GHL Bank Chief Executive Officer Dominic Adu for a commencement ceremony at Appolonia City, a new city development near the capital, as construction starts on low- and middle-income homes supported…

TMT Finance
Source: TMT Finance |

Africa: Telecom, Media and Tech leaders meet in Cape Town for regional investment event

Cape Town, South Africa will play host to the TMT Finance Africa event for the first time

Key decision makers from MTN, Vodacom, Econet Wireless, Safaricom, Millicom, Convergence Partners, Standard Bank, MainOne and Rand Merchant Bank are among the first key speakers announced for TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2018, which is taking place on March 15. The event gathers Africa’s top telecom, media and technology…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Egypt’s Startup Reactor is Seeking out Startups!

Startup Reactor, the 6-month accelerator program in Egypt, is now accepting applications for its 5th cycle

Following the successful conclusion of its 4th cycle with its last phase “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion”, Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle! Startup Reactor is a 6-month accelerator program designed to support innovative startups with high growth potential in Egypt. The program is a gateway to…

Gécamines SA
Source: Gécamines SA |

2018: Year of the Acceleration of the Modernization of Générale des Carrières et des Mines (Gécamines SA)

Chairman of Gécamines emphasized, in the name of the Board of Directors, only the reconstruction of a strong national mining actor will be able to transform the wealth of the Congolese soil into wealth for the Congolese people

The 2017 financial year has just ended with the concrete materialization of an awaited commitment: the inauguration, on 22 December 2017, of the modernized registered office of Gécamines (http://Gecamines.cd) in Lubumbashi, in the presence of the highest State authorities and institutions, led by the President of the Republic, His Excellency…