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FEC Approves $300m Diaspora Bond For Nigeria

FEC Approves $300m Diaspora Bond For Nigeria | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the floating of a $ 300 million bond for Nigerians in the Diaspora.This is just as the government has also approved the floating of N80 billion Global Depository Notes (GDN) ...
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Goldman Sachs invests in African mobile industry

Goldman Sachs invests in African mobile industry | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Read the detailed analysis from the FT or continue to the article published by NewsCentral Media
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Hyprop lifts investment in African expansion

Hyprop lifts investment in African expansion | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Hyprop, the listed retail property fund, has increased its investment in its expansion into Africa to R3 billion from R750 million.
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IBM Markets Watson as Potential Solution to Africa's Health and ...

IBM Markets Watson as Potential Solution to Africa's Health and ... | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
IBM recently announced that it will invest in a research program in Africa to improve water and sanitation, agriculture, healthcare and education on the continent using its artificial intelligence platform, Watson.
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Tech innovator calls African diaspora to return and make a difference

Tech innovator calls African diaspora to return and make a difference | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
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Tech innovator calls African diaspora to return and make a difference
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Tech innovator calls African diaspora to return and make a difference. Posted by Mamo Gebrehiwot on Feb 21st, 2014 // No Comment.
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CIC to Increase Its Real Estate Investments

CIC to Increase Its Real Estate Investments | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
CIC to Increase Its Real Estate Investments
AllAfrica.com
CIC Insurance has acquired large tracts of land in Kajiado and Kiambu for its planned residential construction projects as it seeks to increase its real estate investment portfolio.
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Egypt's Citadel Capital says completes $530 mln investments

Trade Arabia Egypt's Citadel Capital says completes $530 mln investments Reuters The purchases are part of Citadel's transformation into an investment company that will hold majority stakes in subsidiaries in five core industries: energy,...
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Homestrings and Developing Markets Associates to Host Nigerian Investment Event

Homestrings and Developing Markets Associates to Host Nigerian Investment Event | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
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Netherlands Development Finance Company grants Fortis MFB N1.06bn loan

Netherlands Development Finance Company grants Fortis MFB N1.06bn loan | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Netherlands Development Finance Company grants Fortis MFB N1.06bn loan
BusinessDay
Microfinance Bank Plc has received a loan facility worth five million Euros (N1.064 billion) from the FMO, the Netherlands Development Finance Company.
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Mobile phone usage explodes in Africa, spurring innovation

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Mobile phone usage explodes in Africa, spurring innovation
PBS NewsHour
A drive through Kenya's bustling capital of Nairobi reveals a nation in love -- with the mobile phone.
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Nigerian growth hinges on energy boom, says frontier markets star

Nigerian growth hinges on energy boom, says frontier markets star | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Nigerian growth hinges on energy boom, says frontier markets star
Citywire Global
Africa equities veteran Roelof Horne says new efforts to distribute power in Nigeria will be critical to the country's continued economic progress.
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NEXIM Bank Rated Best Performing African Development Finance Institution - Daily Times Nigeria

NEXIM Bank Rated Best Performing African Development Finance Institution - Daily Times Nigeria | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
NEXIM Bank Rated Best Performing African Development Finance Institution Daily Times Nigeria The Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) has rated Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) as “Best Performing African Finance...
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Silicon Valley casts its nets in the Caribbean

Silicon Valley casts its nets in the Caribbean | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Jamaica and neighboring countries are preparing to leave their mark on the technology industry. (#Jamaica heads regional push to promote digital jobs as a solution to youth #unemployment.
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How important is the Project/Fund Manager in any investment project?

How important is the Project/Fund Manager in any investment project? | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
A brief investigation into what role the Project/Fund Manager plays in any African investment structure
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Rising popularity of Wi-Fi in South Africa puts spotlight on infrastructure gaps

Rising popularity of Wi-Fi in South Africa puts spotlight on infrastructure gaps | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Local internet service providers are scrambling to satisfy growing demand for Wi-Fi but there is a shortage of infrastructure and a reluctance among some players to invest on their own.
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'The diaspora has a chance to be part of something big in Africa'

'The diaspora has a chance to be part of something big in Africa' | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
'The diaspora has a chance to be part of something big in Africa' How we made it in Africa This is according to Kenyan born Sneha Shah, head of finance and risk for Africa at Thomson Reuters, and a member of the African diaspora who returned to the...
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U.S. Investments Surge For African Tech Entrepreneurs

U.S. Investments Surge For African Tech Entrepreneurs | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
From the largest technology companies to early stage investors, American high tech companies and venture capitalists are increasingly supporting startups across the African continent. Whether it's the 16 mobile apps in ...
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Approaching The Frontier: How One Entrepreneur Is Building The ...

Approaching The Frontier: How One Entrepreneur Is Building The ... | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Nguyen's experience fundraising is typical of other frontier entrepreneurs who perceive a real culture clash between investors attuned to emerging markets, and those who are not. “If you talk to investors who do a lot in frontier ...
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Beyond remittances, diaspora and development

Beyond remittances, diaspora and development | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
“If one in every 10 members of the diaspora could be persuaded to invest $1,000 in his or her country of origin, Africa could raise $3 billion a year for development financing,” Dilip Ratha and Sonia Plaza write in the World ...
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African firms looking to hire fewer expats, and more from returning diaspora

African firms looking to hire fewer expats, and more from returning diaspora | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
African firms looking to hire fewer expats, and more from returning diaspora How we made it in Africa Companies operating in Africa are likely to become less dependent on expatriates, while hiring more talent from the returning African diaspora and...
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7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know
Forbes
African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves.
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African dawn: Meet the entrepreneurs transforming their continent

African dawn: Meet the entrepreneurs transforming their continent | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
The Independent African dawn: Meet the entrepreneurs transforming their continent The Independent It survives because of an international money wire service called Dahabshiil which allows the global Somaliland diaspora to send money back to the...
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The 16 Hottest Frontier Markets On The Planet - Business Insider

The 16 Hottest Frontier Markets On The Planet - Business Insider | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
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The 16 Hottest Frontier Markets On The Planet
Business Insider
For these investors, Bloomberg Markets Magazine has compiled a list of the 16 most promising frontier markets on the globe.
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Oil Companies See Africa as a Market - Wall Street Journal

Oil Companies See Africa as a Market - Wall Street Journal | Diaspora investments | Scoop.it
Oil Companies See Africa as a Market
Wall Street Journal
He ousted souvenir vendors who had colonized part of his premises, instead renting the section to a small bank branch. Across the lot, he installed a Goodyear Tire Service Center.
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