Vantage's Fund II commits $10 million to the Simba Properties Investment Company in Uganda
18-12-2014 | 12:11:00
Vantage Africa's leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced it has provided $10m of funding to Simba Properties Investment Company ("Simba Properties"), the property investment arm of Simba Group in Uganda which houses five prime property developments in Uganda, three of which are operating and two of which are under development.
AML launches digital Christmas card to raise funds for Street Child Africa
17-12-2014 | 12:42:47
AML has launched an online Christmas card that presents its customers with virtual crackers, jokes and more importantly a donation to help support Street Child Africa (SCA). The donation is to assist children with footwear, clothes and support for the poorest of children in African communities
The Coca-Cola Company, SABMiller &Coca-Cola Sabco to form Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
27-11-2014 | 11:28:00
The Coca-Cola Company, SABMiller plc and Gutsche Family Investments have agreed to combine the bottling operations of their non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages businesses in Southern and East Africa. The new bottler, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, will serve 12 high-growth countries accounting for approximately 40 per cent of all Coca-Cola beverage volumes in Africa.
Rwanda to receive US $74.47-million AfDB loan to finance Transport Sector Support Project
20-11-2014 | 12:35:13
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $74.47-million loan to finance the first phase of Rwanda’s Transport Sector Support Project.
Liquid Telecom unveils 100mbps FTTH progress and plans at AfricaCom
18-11-2014 | 13:29:37
Liquid Telecom has unveiled its progress in laying Fibre To The Home over which it is providing homes and small businesses with unlimited data packages and 100Mbps, the fastest broadband ever available in Africa.
MTN Group unveils “United Against Ebola” initiative
13-11-2014 | 13:10:09
MTN Group has invited its over 219 million customers across Africa and the Middle East to join hands with the company in a 3-month campaign, starting 1 December, to raise funds for a “United Against Ebola” initiative.
[Ghana] Tigo Digital Change Makers launched with funding grant of $20,000 for winners
06-11-2014 | 13:51:00
Tigo Ghana in partnership with Reach for Change, a non-profit organisation today announced the launch of Digital Change Makers, a new social entrepreneurship programme aimed at identifying and empowering young Ghanaians with innovative digital solutions to step forward and help solve some of Ghana’s most pressing needs.
Africa: Ecobank moves to combat malaria
05-11-2014 | 13:25:00
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (Ecobank) is partnering governments and health authorities in Africa control the spread of malaria on the continent.The partnership is part of the banking group’s aim to contribute to the development of the continent.
UBS and TrustAfrica launch pioneering report on philanthropy in Africa by Africans
04-11-2014 | 11:19:00
UBS and the pan-African foundation TrustAfrica launched the first pan-African report on philanthropy in Africa by wealthy Africans. Entitled "Africa's Wealthy Give Back". The report is based on interviews with and survey responses from almost 100 wealthy Africans and experts from the regions of Southern, Western and Eastern Africa, with a particular focus on Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa
MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects
27-10-2014 | 13:27:00
MTN Group has recognised employees in Uganda for their selflessness and dedication towards improving the lives of ordinary people, including the blind, ...