Makhtar Diop

Mauritius makes mark at Paris start-up event

Eight start-ups from the island nation attended VivaTechnology in Paris to attract investment.
Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2022

IFC invests in AXIAN Telecom to capitalise on Africa’s mobile growth

IFC is an anchor investor with a total issuance of US$420-million in AXIAN Telecom maiden bond.
Dec 7, 2021

TradeDepot’s US$110m ‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’ push to African retailers

New funding will support the expansion of the merchant platform into new cities.

IFC confirms investment in Liquid to boost tech infrastructure across Africa

IFC’s latest investment in Liquid follows its investment in the company in February 2021 through Liquid’s bond placement on Euronext Dublin, Ireland’s main stock exchange.
Jul 26, 2021

IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure

Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
May 29, 2020

Africa Data Centre Association offers free hosting

Organisation announces development to help businesses deal with COVID-19.
Oct 18, 2019

Broadband for all in Africa will cost US$100-billion

Universal broadband access will require a further 1.1-billion more people online.