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European Investment Bank fuels private sector enterprise in Nigeria with €60mn UBA deal

UBAThe United Bank for Africa (UBA) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have agreed a record €60mn ($65mn) lending programme – the first initiative under the latter's dedicated Nigeria Private Investment Facility – to support private sector growth in the country

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UNCTAD: intra-regional trade integration 'exciting' for jobs market

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Boosting African intra-regional trade and economic co-operation is key to the continent's long-term success as it creates the catalyst for greater employment opportunities, according to UNCTAD secretary general Mukhisa Kituyi

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Caterpillar invests US$1bn in business, education and training across Africa

women training African Review of Business and technologyCaterpillar chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman have announced that the firm its independent dealers and the Caterpillar Foundation plan to invest more than US$1bn in countries across Africa over the next five years

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OPIC opens its first East Africa office

Westrock07082016The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US government’s development finance institution, has announced the opening of its first-ever East Africa office, located in Nairobi, Kenya, with Suresh Samuel as managing director

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Africa initiative for governance launches public sector scholarships

2708 0013The Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) issued a call for applications for its 2017 scholarships for a Masters degree in public policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, at the University of Oxford

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