The project will support more than 150 local companies by facilitating access to skills and certification, contracts with large firms and finance from local financial institutions.
This follows the signing of a grant agreement to develop a risk-based supervisory solution for the local capital market.
Invasive trees use up 3 to 5% of South Africa’s surface water runoff each year, a serious problem in an already water scarce country which is increasingly prone to drought.
The series will feature first-hand interviews with key energy industry thought leaders and decision-makers in Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. Read more.
Opportunities and priority reforms needed to revive and revitalise Lesotho’s tourism and hospitality sector. Read more.
Participants in the meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank, brainstormed on joint actions that could help boost a strong and inclusive recovery in Africa.
Mauritius, being strategically located between Asia and Africa, prides itself as having one of the continent’s most stable regulatory environment, Centurian Law Group has said. Read more.
IFAD said it aimed to provide an additional US$1.5 billion to Africa to support national efforts to transform food and agricultural systems over the next three years. Read more.
Solar and wind energy are now the cheapest sources of new power generation in Africa and countries like Morocco and Kenya have made impressive progress, Anton Eberhard, from Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town has said. Read more.
In yet another ground-breaking development, Standard Lesotho Bank (SLB) this week introduced instant loans for small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) in its bid to stimulate investment. Read more.
Angola’s National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) has published a video based on the presentation event it hosted for upstream companies on April 12 showcasing the exploratory potential of the acreage on offer in its onshore 2020/2021 bid round. Read more.