Latest News for: Africa fund manager


Africa’s female entrepreneurs battle ‘tomato seller’ stereotype to secure funding

Business Day 16 May 2022
Africa’s female entrepreneurs, such as their US and European counterparts, are underrepresented when it comes to raising funds ...There are fewer women coming through the ecosystem,” said Natalie Kolbe, managing partner of Norrsken22, an Africa-focused fund started by a Swedish tech start-up, which expects to raise $200m or more this year.

Programme Management Advisor - Retainer, Multiple positions

Reliefweb 13 May 2022
Fund Management has become a recognized strength of UNOPS Myanmar and a new potential business model for other country offices in the region and beyond ... In 2019, the CFM supported over 14 UNOPS offices, both remotely and on-site, on fund management across Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Nigeria: Pastoralist crisis survivors get second chance at school

Al Jazeera 13 May 2022
That funding is being channelled into building a permanent structure ... Crystal Ikanih-Musa, regional advocacy manager for Malala for Africa Fund, says initiatives like Jebbu Miango Reads and their organisers are “the only stakeholders doing something about [child education in Nigeria]”.

Zambia wants to be a model for resolving Africa’s debt crises

Economist 12 May 2022
The rest is to Chinese entities ($5.5bn) and Western fund managers ($3.3bn), according to Bloomberg ... The rest of Africa is watching closely.\nMany African countries are sceptical of the “Common Framework”, a set of loose principles for resolving debt crises launched in 2020 by the G20, a club of big economies.

AIIM completes follow-on acquisition in MetroFibre Networx

Algeria Times 11 May 2022
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa's largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has confirmed the completion of a follow-on acquisition in MetroFibre Networx (MetroFibre) first announced in June 2021, following approval from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

GPI exits food business as it unbundles stake in Spur

Independent online (SA) 11 May 2022
... South Africa (BKSA) accounts and placing Mac Brothers under voluntary liquidation ... GPI sold its stake in Burger King South Africa in December 2021 to private equity manager, Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) Africa Fund, a United States founded international private equity fund.

Program Specialist Development Cooperation (m/f/d)

Reliefweb 11 May 2022
... Experience in project cycle management (PCM), proposal writing and implementation of publicly funded projects in line with regulations of national and international donors Thematic experience in a thematic area of development cooperation relevant to Plan is an advantage (e.g.

Business Development Lead (East Africa)

Reliefweb 10 May 2022
The scanning for, scoping of and partnering for funding opportunities in East Africa ... The Foundation to access institutional funds; Other areas as directed by management, relevant to the Public Affairs Division and East African Cluster Countries’ Resource Plans**.**.

MIIF presents assorted items, GH¢20k cash to Chief Imam

B & FT Online 30 Apr 2022
He said as the fund plans to actualize the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s vision of becoming the largest minerals fund in Africa, the management of MIIF found it wise to tap into the leadership qualities of the chief imam ... The Minerals Income and Investment Fund was set ...

Venture Capital education attracts hundreds of Africans

New Business Ethiopia 29 Apr 2022
Despite this, there are no direct Venture Capital Institutions or Schools exclusively focused on VC careers in Africa, and limited resources exist for aspiring VCs, whether as individuals or future fund managers, to get started, according to co-founder of Dream VC Mark Kleyner.

Analyst, Measurement, Evaluation & Learning (MEL)

Reliefweb 29 Apr 2022
The END Fund works globally in 25 countries, with a primary emphasis in Africa ... The END Fund manages an NTD program investment portfolio with a total value of more than $30 million per year. This granting portfolio is spread across more than 25 countries in Africa and Asia and currently managed through three programmatic investment funds.

OnePort 365 secures $5m seed funding to automate freight management in Africa

Business Day Online 28 Apr 2022
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Debt repayment costs are rising fast for many African countries

Economist 28 Apr 2022
AFRICAN FINANCE ministers trying to manage debt must be cursing their luck ... It is therefore unlikely that there will be bond defaults in sub-Saharan Africa in 2022, even as countries elsewhere miss payments, says Gregory Smith, an economist and fund manager ... When Africa’s debt costs were previously this high, rich countries agreed to big write-offs.

M&G boss John Foley to step down after 22 years at the savings and investments giant

The Daily Mail 27 Apr 2022
Shares in M&G – which looks after £370billion of savers’ money and is one of the largest fund managers in Britain – are little changed since the time of the demerger ... Jupiter Green What's behind Baillie Gifford Managed Fund's winning mix? Nick Train ... We meet a food fund manager ...

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