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Brand Finance Ranks MTN, ETISALAT Top Telecom Brands in Africa

Brand Finance Ranks MTN, ETISALAT Top Telecom Brands in Africa

Ventures Africa, April 2020

Johannesburg-headquartered MTN Group is the most valuable and strongest telecom brand in Africa, a report released this week by Brand Finance shows, while ranking Etisalat top in the Middle East and Africa region as a whole.

EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

European Commission, March 2020

The European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy today proposed the basis for a new strategy with Africa. The communication sets out proposals to intensify cooperation through partnerships in five key areas: green transition; digital transformation; sustainable growth and jobs; peace and governance; and migration and mobility.

Pompeo touts US investment as alternative to Chinese loans on Africa trip

Pompeo touts US investment as alternative to Chinese loans on Africa trip

France24, February 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, where the government is seeking to claw back billions of dollars looted from state coffers.

Botswana: Uneca, Bank Urge Women to Apply for Leadership Fund

Botswana: Uneca, Bank Urge Women to Apply for Leadership Fund

All Africa, May 2020

Gaborone — The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Standard Bank Group are calling on women fund managers across Africa to apply for the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF).

Leaving a Legacy of Value: How Christian Dunbar, the City Treasurer of Philadelphia, Is Contributing to the Development of Africa’s Infrastructure and Living Up to the Legacy of His Ancestors

Leaving a Legacy of Value: How Christian Dunbar, the City Treasurer of Philadelphia, Is Contributing to the Development of Africa’s Infrastructure and Living Up to the Legacy of His Ancestors

Medium, June 2020

A descendant of Harriet Tubman and Liberian President William V.S. Tubman, Christian Dunbar is dedicated to using his professional talents to drive public good. He not only serves as treasurer for America’s sixth largest city but also works alongside USAID and MiDA Advisors to help develop Africa’s infrastructure.

An African Model for This Moment: Local Institutional Funding of Infrastructure

An African Model for This Moment: Local Institutional Funding of Infrastructure

africainvest, June 2020

Governments in the region are pushing for more high impact infrastructure investments, but public resources are increasingly under pressure. Kenyan Pension Funds Investment Consortium (KEPFIC) is a leading initiative in Africa investing in infrastructure and private equity with potential for replication.

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