The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Small and Micro Enterprises (SME) Finance Forum propose a solution that will solve Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) $331 billion gap.
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.
The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to growing housing needs in the region, particularly from poor people.