Corporation launches Africalease to promote leasing in sub-Saharan Africa

Corporation launches Africalease to promote leasing in sub-Saharan Africa

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today formally launches ‘Africalease’, an association that will promote leasing across sub-Saharan Africa in agribusinesses and transport, among others.

International Finance Corporation invest in Kenyan startup

International Finance Corporation invest in Kenyan startup

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today announced that it led the $8.6 million Series A equity investment in Africa’s Talking, a Kenyan based communication-platform-as-a-service (“cPAAS”) API startup.

UN Human Rights Commissioner issues statement after visiting Ethiopia

UN Human Rights Commissioner issues statement after visiting Ethiopia

Concluding his second visit to Ethiopia, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today issued a statement urging the government to give hope for the people of Ethiopia by advancing improvements on human rights conditions.