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The Bank of Khartoum has partnered with Kuwaiti telecoms company Zain to launch Sudan’s first mobile money service, dubbed Hassa, which will soon be available to any registered mobile user. Under the service, customers w...

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Ahead of the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum (AGBF) in October, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has released a detailed study highlighting the investment opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa and its economic potential t...

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Kenya’s Rapid Communications has partnered with the UAE’s Al Ghurair Exchange and UK's Aftab Currency Exchange to launch a new remittance service aimed at enabling diaspora to remit money directly to the bank acc...

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A recent report by Kuwait Finance House Research (KFHR) and the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) has highlighted the positive prospects for Shari’a-compliant finance in Africa in the wake of risi...

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Arqaam Capital, an emerging market investment specialist, has announced its hosting of a GCC and Africa investors conference in Dubai that will bring together investors and corporates from the wider region to discuss their growt...

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Ford has announced plans to unveil 17 novel vehicles into Sub-Saharan markets by 2016 as part of an aggressive expansion strategy by the company’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) operation, overseen by its fifth and newest gl...

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In dealings between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Sub-Saharan Africa during the second quarter of 2014, notable emphasis fell on power projects, communication deals and private equity ventures. Below are the top power p...

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Dubai Auto Zone (DAZ) has experienced a 63% rise in trade during the first half of 2014, corresponding to an increase of $544.5m in the value of transactions compared with the first six months of 2013, and the African market has...

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and the Bahrain-based PineBridge Investments Middle East (PBME), a private equity firm, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture for i...

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has confirmed its provision of financing for a $18m solar park in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, with the body agreeing to provide $9m of the total cost in the form of a long-term, l...

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