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Philippines ICT Investments Reach All-Time High

The information and communications technology (ICT) sector surged to the top of the Board of Investments (BOI) approvals with an outstanding increase to P308.8 billion from P340 million last year.

Kenya Submarine Cable Capacity up over 40% in Past Year

The latest statistics from the Communications Authority of Kenya show that bandwidth on the country’s four international submarine fiber optic cables has increased dramatically in the last 12 months. 

Madagascar Becomes AFC’s 22nd Member State

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, announces that the Republic of Madagascar has become the twenty-second member state of the corporation.

ICAEW Sees Threats to African Economies

Most African countries are bearing the brunt of the US-China trade war, as well as a slump in commodity prices which is greatly affecting exporters. This is according to the latest report from ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) Economic Update: Africa Q3 2019.

AFC Closes Debut Dual Currency Term Loan Facility

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's leading investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, announces the successful closure of general syndication which raised US$ 233 million and JPY 1 billion. MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) acted as Mandated Lead Arranger and Bookrunner.

African Development Conference Held in Japan

Science, technology and innovation as well as human resource development are critical in Africa, a continent, which has the biggest potential on earth, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum held in Yokohama, on Wednesday, as part of TICAD 7.

Mauritius becomes AFC Member State

The Republic of Mauritius has become the twenty-third member state of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's leading investment grade, infrastructure solutions provider.

Kenya’s Q1 2019 International Bandwidth Usage Increases

International submarine fiber optic cable bandwidth in use in Kenya increased slightly in the first quarter of 2019, following a large increase at the end of 2018. 

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