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New regulations in Namibia to boost private equity | Africa Capital Digest

New regulations in Namibia to boost private equity | Africa Capital Digest | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Namibia’s new regulations requiring institutional investors to allocate a minimum percentage of their assets to unlisted investments looks set to provide the
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Portrait : Jean-Luc Vovor, directeur associé, Kusuntu Partners - Le Magazine de L'afrique

Portrait : Jean-Luc Vovor, directeur associé, Kusuntu Partners - Le Magazine de L'afrique | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Jean-Luc Vovor a fondé un Think Tank, puis une société de conseil spécialisée dans le private equity africain après 25 ans dans l
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Sectoral Overview - Private Equity | ALB Special Report

Sectoral Overview - Private Equity  | ALB Special Report | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
ALB - Special Report provide current and practical comparative legal information on a range of African practice areas
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Private equity body pledges to tackle regulation, policy deficiencies

Private equity body pledges to tackle regulation, policy deficiencies | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
According to the organisation, which promotes private investment coming into Africa, the issues would be addressed through increased advocacy and engagement with critical stakeholders.
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Reporting on illicit finance in Africa

Reporting on illicit finance in Africa | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Wealth of Nations is a three-year programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with some of Africa's leading organisations promoting excellence in journalism.
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TEDxTokoin | TED

TEDxTokoin | TED | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it

Kusuntu Partners will be in attendance with one speaker representing the firm

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Jean-Luc Koffi Vovor : "Entre 2009 et 2015, les volumes annuels de levées ont été multipliés par cinq"

Jean-Luc Koffi Vovor : "Entre 2009 et 2015, les volumes annuels de levées ont été multipliés par cinq" | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Associé fondateur de la société Kusuntu, Jean-Luc Koffi Vovor promeut le capital-investissement en Afrique depuis 2009. Il coanime l’Observatoire africain du Capital-Investissement de l’AFIC. Il nous livre son analyse de l’évolution du capital-investissement sur le continent, son devenir et les conditions de sa réussite.
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US support industrialisation and regional value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

US support industrialisation and regional value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
AGOA is a unilateral Act of Congress that was introduced in 2000 to provide duty-free quota-free treatment for over 6000 tariff lines into the United States market
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Tony Elumelu on the challenges of growing a pan-African company

Tony Elumelu on the challenges of growing a pan-African company | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Policy uncertainty, labour mobility restrictions and foreign exchange issues. These are some of the challenges foreign companies can expect to encounter.
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Club Afrique - AFIC | Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance

Club Afrique - AFIC | Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
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Kenya : la Banque centrale freine le recours au Private Equity

Kenya : la Banque centrale freine le recours au Private Equity | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
La Banque centrale a annoncé sa décision de ne plus accorder de traitement préférentiel à des prêteurs liés à des institutions en difficulté comme Kenya Airways et Nakumatt (grande distribution).…
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Elon Musk is running a $15 million competition to help African children learn to read

Elon Musk is running a $15 million competition to help African children learn to read | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Elon Musk is funding a project to help children in Tanzania read and write. He's putting forward $15 million for the project, called the Global Learning XPrize, which wants to revolutionise the teaching of reading, writing and arithmetic for the 260 million children on the planet who do not have access to primary or secondary education.
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East Africa: Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda Risk Losing U.S.'s AGOA Deal

East Africa: Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda Risk Losing U.S.'s AGOA Deal | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda risk losing access to the American market through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) following plans by the East African member states to ban imports of second-hand clothes and shoes.
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SPONSORED FEATURE: Aifmd – The rise of a global brand?

UCITS has become a global brand. As uptake of AIFMD increases, can the EU’s directive for alternative investment funds achieve the same status? Justin Partington, recently appointed group fund solutions leader at SGG in Luxembourg, ponders this and other questions.
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AfDB releases second Trade Finance in Africa survey report - BizNis Africa

AfDB releases second Trade Finance in Africa survey report - BizNis Africa | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released its second Trade Finance in Africa survey report: “Trade Finance in Africa: Overcoming Challenges”. Building on the findings of the maiden 2013 survey, this new report (covering the period 2013–2014) goes even further to gauge other aspects of bank-intermediated trade finance, such as the challenges encountered by SMEs and …
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Hilton Launches Africa Growth Initiative

Hilton Launches Africa Growth Initiative | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has committed a total of $50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support th
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Frontier 100 Forum - IGD

Frontier 100 Forum - IGD | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
                            African and global business leaders will gather for the Initiative for Global Development’s Fall Frontier 100 Forum on October 11-12, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  Under the theme,“Growing ‘The Middle’: Investing in African Companies for the Continent’s... Read More
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Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as Eastern Africa’s top economy

Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as Eastern Africa’s top economy | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Ethiopia’s economy is expected to overtake Kenya’s this year, buoyed by massive government spending on infrastructure.
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TEDxTokoin | TED

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Kusuntu Partners will be in attendance with one speaker representing the firm

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Explains Why There Are So Few Black People In Finance, Promises To Do Better

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Explains Why There Are So Few Black People In Finance, Promises To Do Better | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Diversity in business is almost as big a topic a
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Investors eyeing Africa's private education opportunity

Investors eyeing Africa's private education opportunity | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
‘There is a huge tide, a demographic driver, about to arrive and demand more quality education.’
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Investir dans les fonds de Private Equity africains

Kusuntu Partners - Présentation sur les opportunités d'investissent dans le Private Equity Africain
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ECA and AfDB re- commit to advancing Africa's development

ECA and AfDB re- commit to advancing Africa's development
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Fairfax Africa to commit $130 mln to sub-Saharan bank investor - PE Hub

Fairfax Africa to commit $130 mln to sub-Saharan bank investor - PE Hub | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corp (TSX: FAH.U) has agreed to invest a minimum of US$130 million in Atlas Mara Ltd, a financial services institution focused on the region of sub-Saharan Africa. The deal will anchor a broader strategic investment in Atlas Mara and is expected to give Fairfax Africa an interest of at least 35 percent. The proceeds will be used by Atlas Mara to invest in sub-Saharan banks and other priorities. Fairfax Africa, an affiliate of Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, raised US$500 million earlier this year to invest public equity, private equity and debt in African businesses.
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Ethiopia: No Border Wall for Ethiopia, Rather an Open Door - Even for Its Enemy

Ethiopia: No Border Wall for Ethiopia, Rather an Open Door - Even for Its Enemy | @Newslink Kusuntu Partners | Scoop.it
It's one thing to read about the exodus of souls flowing out of Eritrea, it's quite another to look into the tired eyes, surrounded by dust and grime, of a 14-year-old Eritrean girl who's just arrived on the Ethiopian side of the shared border.
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