Rwanda: A fund for local skills development

Rwanda has announced the setting up of the National Fund for Skills Development in Rwanda (NFSD). This initiative is part of an ambitious strategy to build local capacities through two components: training and financing. The private sector is invited to contribute. By Bilkiss Mentari Rwanda has embarked on an ambitious...
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Tribune Credit funds AND bankS: the perfect pair

The continually growing credit funds provide financing formulas likely to widen the range of possibilities offered to SMEs on the continent. It is a flexible and tailor-made approach which, far from competing with traditional bank financing, could on the contrary complement it, argues financier Sidoine Viagbo.     By Sidoine Viagbo, Deputy...

Cart’Afrik : Choose To Challenge !

For the longest time, African women in the digital space and technology have gone through several challenges starting with the impostor syndrome in a predominantly male industry. Women in the digital space also lack resources, adequate skills training, lack social capital, funding and career growth opportunities. By Sheilah Birgen* I...
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Egypt: France commits to financing 3.8 billion euros of projects

The French Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire, signed this Sunday June 13 in Cairo agreements for the financing of several development projects in Egypt for an amount of 3.8 billion euros. An intergovernmental agreement stipulates that France will finance on "preferential terms" several projects in Egypt via French companies...
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Ethiopia : to finance and build $200m agro-industrial park in Oromia

The Oromia Industrial Parks Development Corporation of Ethiopia has signed an agreement worth almost $200m to build a 250ha agricultural processing park in the the western highlands province of Oromia. The agreement was signed by Sisay Gemechu, head of the Ethiopian Industrial Parks Development Corporation, and Dereje Ermias, head of...
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