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Apr 12, 2019
On his recent visit to the Rwanda for the Africa CEO Forum, IFC’s Chief Executive Officer Philippe Le Houérou visited the Genocide Memorial in the capital, Kigali. The emotional visit offered more than a history of the conflict. It also revealed a much broader context for how far the country had progressed since 1994.
Apr 4, 2019
An IFC-supported program is helping restore the Transgabonais railway, facilitating companies’ access to markets and encouraging economic diversification.
Mar 29, 2019
Integration in East Africa has helped companies like Tanzania’s Bakhresa advance into new regional markets—creating jobs and opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
Mar 26, 2019
At the Africa CEO Forum, business leaders discuss how more trade would lead to improved productivity and private investment.
Mar 21, 2019
The expansion of broadband in Africa is connecting millions to the Internet and transforming the continent’s business potential.
Mar 11, 2019
The One Planet Summit in Nairobi explores Africa’s climate-related challenges—and pioneering solutions that may benefit other cities in the continent.
Mar 7, 2019
The small business voice is vital and IFC wants to hear from MSME owners in South Africa. The small business voice is vital and IFC wants to hear from MSME owners in South Africa.
Feb 26, 2019
Large corporations spend less than 1 percent of their global procurement budget on women-owned businesses. IFC and WEConnect International are working with big-name, global companies to change that.
Feb 4, 2019
An IFC project is showing the potential for solar-powered drip irrigation to improve yields, save water, and boost farmers’ incomes.
Feb 1, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa receives just 1 percent of global expenditure on healthcare. Governments in the region are increasingly aware that this inequity is hurting economic growth and are embracing universal healthcare to promote a healthy and productive population.