Young Entrepreneurs Day

Egyptian entrepreneur wins ‘elevator pitch’

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 09:56 GMT

The competition came as part of Young Entrepreneurs Day, which offered a chance for African start-ups to gain exposure.

UK supports World Bank’s loan to Egypt with $150M

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:53 GMT

The loan will strengthen public finances, improve the investment climate and create jobs.

Afreximbank signs $500M with Export Development Bank of Egypt

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:20 GMT

Beneficiaries of the loan must be exporters located in Egypt and the products must be of Egyptian origin.

12 African start-ups to pitch their work at Africa 2017

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 10:39 GMT

The selected companies are working in the fields of agriculture, agribusiness, transport and logistics, and manufacturing.

Africa’s infrastructure deficit reaches $90B: CIB chairman

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

The continent needs financial inclusion where commercial transactions surpass $10 billion.

Egypt signs $1.15B deal with World Bank for third tranche of loan

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 09:35 GMT

The $1.15 billion loan supports Egyptian economic reforms aiming to create jobs.

Second day of Africa 2017 Forum kicks off, deal expected

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 08:20 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is anticipated to speak at 1:30 p.m.

Sisi stresses importance of African youth in economic development

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 03:22 GMT

Egypt will launch the first regional center for entrepreneurs in Africa, Sisi said.

Sisi arrives Africa 2017 Forum with Rwandan President

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 02:45 GMT

The session is expected to showcase two ground-breaking innovations by two inspiring Africans.

42 start-ups founded under ‘Fekretak Sherketak’ program

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 12:56 GMT

Each company has received between LE 100,000 and LE 500,000 in funds.

Entrepreneurship is driver for growth in Africa

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 10:19 GMT

"There is a big gap in capital venture investments and we need funds to boost the confidence of the ecosystem," Shehab Marzban said.

Now best time to invest in Africa: Tony Elumelu at Africa 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 09:21 GMT

Chairman of Heirs Holdings in Nigeria stressed on the importance of private sector involvement in economic growth.

Africa 2017 Forum starts, day 1 features entrepreneurs

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 06:30 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is expected to attend a session on driving African entrepreneurship.