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Investment summit to open Africa to global opportunities, organisers say

Investment summit to open Africa to global opportunities, organisers say

Today, The Global Africa Investment Summit (TGAIS) will begin in Kigali, with an aim of creating linkages for international investors on the African continent. This is the first time the summit is taking place in Africa since its inception in 2014, with previous editions being held in London. The New Times’ Collins Mwai spoke to [...]

Economie verte: Les banques se disent prêtes à financer les projets innovants

Economie verte: Les banques se disent prêtes à financer les projets innovants

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Economie verte: Les banques se disent prêtes à financer les projets innovants
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BY URSULA GOMA ON 19 MAY 2016ENVIRONNEMENT, TECHNO

Le Congo a besoin d’investir dans le domaine de la technologie pour résoudre certains problèmes liés au réchauffement climatique. Et c’est cet objectif qui a réuni des experts et des entrepreneurs en ce deuxième jour du Forum [...]

OPIC leads $5M funding in solar lantern firm Greenlight Planet

OPIC leads $5M funding in solar lantern firm Greenlight Planet

Last year, it raised $10 million led by Fidelity Growth Partners India.
US-based Greenlight Planet Inc, a designer and distributor of solar LED home lights, has raised $5 million in its third round of funding led by Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), according to a press release.
Previously, the company that distributes solar energy products for off-grid [...]