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Digitization seeds opportunities for Eastern Africa’s rural farmers

Sep 8, 2021

Digitization seeds opportunities for Eastern Africa’s rural farmers

Trade and supply disruptions are affecting farmers in rural Kenya and Uganda, but digital platforms offer new markets.

Going green: How a Landmark Bond is Supporting Climate-Friendly Projects in Egypt

Aug 24, 2021

Going green: How a Landmark Bond is Supporting Climate-Friendly Projects in Egypt

CIB, Egypt’s biggest private lender, recently backed up those words by issuing the country’s first ever private sector green bond. CIB, Egypt’s biggest private lender, recently backed up those words by issuing the country’s first ever private sector green bond.

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

Aug 4, 2021

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

The urgency of the pandemic spurred a Nigerian company to expand its manufacturing line into face masks and surgical gowns—strengthening local production and creating a market for personal protective equipment.

A Kenyan Home of One’s Own

Jul 13, 2021

A Kenyan Home of One’s Own

With IFC support, an ambitious plan puts home ownership within reach for thousands of Kenyans

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Jun 28, 2021

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Regional pharma manufacturing hubs can expand the availability of drugs, lower costs, and strengthen local health systems.

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Jun 28, 2021

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Q&A with Frannie Léautier, CEO, SouthBridge Investments

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Jun 16, 2021

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Imbalances between supply and demand in the pharmaceutical sector have captured investors’ attention. Locally-manufactured medicines could bridge the gap.

As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon

Jun 16, 2021

As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon

SouthBridge Group’s Andrew Alli on post-pandemic investment prospects, and the “real challenge” that all African leaders face.

In Kenya, Food Retailers Race to Improve Safety Standards

Jun 7, 2021

In Kenya, Food Retailers Race to Improve Safety Standards

Better standards are crucial on a continent where food safety is a challenge.

A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

May 25, 2021

A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

Capturing domestic and regional markets will help Africa’s tourism sector recover