Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live

The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Staff Writer
6 Mar

European Investment Bank unveils fibre plan for 2.5m Africans

EIB investment will enable the construction of 1 200 kilometres of fibre, part of the 20 000 kilometres that BCS plans to build in Africa.
Jan 20, 2023

DAVOS 2023 - AXIAN Group secures €19m to power up rural Madagascar

Pan-African conglomerate announces fund to be used to construct and develop small solar-powered mini-grids in over 120 villages.
Oct 21, 2022

COVID-19 fast-tracked digitalisation exposes banks vulnerability

Botswana’s Reserve Bank’s Banking Supervision report states that the instituted risk management measures are considered to be unsatisfactory.

Finland: IQM’s Quantum Fabrication Facility Gets a €35 Million Boost From the EIB

In addition, IQM benefited from EIB Advisory Services support in preparation for the EIB financing application.
Apr 4, 2022

Telecom Egypt secures €150m loan to expand network

Operator intends to expand 4G broadband network, enhance competition and make services more affordable.
Nov 29, 2021

European Investment Bank strengthens bond with Africa with €400m investment

Nairobi to host first EIB hub in Africa building on 45 years of EIB Kenya engagement.
Nov 22, 2021

COVID-19 will put the squeeze on access to finance in Africa

Research shows Africa’s financial institutions have embraced digital technology and green finance, but the pandemic will impact private sector financing and access to finance for small businesses.
Aug 25, 2020

Cape Verde to connect to EllaLink cable by year-end

Project financed through the US$25-million sourced from the European Investment Bank.
Dec 3, 2018

Telkom Kenya secures €35-million loan to expand network

Company looks to expand 3G, 4G and Fibre-to-the-Building network infrastructure.
Apr 4, 2018

EIB powers African solar firm d.light with US$25m funding

Financing will support installation of solar kits across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mar 9, 2018

Telkom Kenya applies for US$40m loan

European Investment Bank confirms application, telco wants resource to upgrade, take on Safaricom.