East African banking growth continues despite global crisis

Even with the global economic meltdown hitting Africa, Kenyan banking sector has continued to grow confounding many local analysts.

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Manufacturing in SA

South Africa has developed an established, diversified manufacturing base that has shown its resilience and potential to compete in the global economy - providing a locus for stimulating the growth of other activities, such as services, and achieving specific outcomes, such as employment creation and economic empowerment.

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US$93bn needed to improve infrastructure

A new report from the World Bank and African partners, Africa's Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation, highlights the findings of a 24-country study and urges increased investment in four critical areas: energy, transport, water, and information and communications technology.

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Supporting Liberia’s private sector

IFC has affirmed its commitment to expanding activities in Liberia to contribute to the country’s development through the private sector.

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Financing for Uganda’s farmers

Stanbic Bank Uganda has teamed up with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and Kilimo Trust to create a US$25mn fund for smallholder farmers and agricultural businesses previously considered too risky for lending.

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