In March 2014, Nescafé launched a youth entrepreneurship initiative across Central and West Africa.
With its Get Started Africa truck tour, Nescafé aimed at encouraging the youth to change the status quo and unleashing their creativity.
Barely a month after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)signed agreement withplayers in the power sector in collaboration withthe Ministries of Power and Petroleum Resources as well as the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on the Nigerian Electricity Market Stabilisation Facility (NEMSF), the Bank has signed another agreement with the Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in the country to boost power supply in the country.
Dakar-based leasing company Locafrique Senegal is the beneficiary of a 25 million Euro dual tranche credit facility arranged by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) aimed at increasing support to the Senegalese agricultural sector.
Spain-based Abengoa has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) and secured financing for the 100 MW Xina Solar One parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) facility in South Africa.
Africa’s largest carrier has signed an agreement with global technology company Sabre to help develop and implement a transformation program for EgyptAir Airlines and Express.