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Gender Lens Investment

AIF is a $100 million private equity fund that invests growth capital in SMEs in Western and Southern Africa using a gender lens to identify opportunities that increase returns to and improve outcomes for women.

Overseas Development Assistance

(Overseas Development Assistance) can (and must) be repurposed and redesigned to achieve 'more bang for every buck'. It should be extended, repurposed, and redesigned to accelerate the attainment of desired developmental goals.

Impact Investing: Profit with Purpose

Impact Investing seeped into the conscience of the investing ecosystem over a decade ago and refers to the varying degrees that investments can deliver positive social, developmental, economic and financial returns all at once.

For women in suits and boardrooms

Women are often judged based on what they have done, and men by what they say they will do. This has deep implications for women - particularly women with leadership ambitions

‘Green New Deal’ for Africa

Critically, in working towards a Green New Deal for Africa, impact investment must be centered as a vehicle to drive funds into essential and sustainable businesses led by entrepreneurs

Building big businesses in Africa

Every June 7th, the African Union (AU) marks the African Border Day: a day set aside to celebrate and highlight the work of the African Union Border Programme (AUBP).

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Video of the Week

Africa’s venture capital industry has been growing from strength to strength as 613 deals worth $3.9 billion were reported between 2014 and 2019. That’s according to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. Chair of the Board of the Association and Co-founder of Alitheia Capital, Tokunboh Ishmael joins CNBC Africa for more.

Our Insights

Gender Lens Investment

AIF is a $100 million private equity fund that invests growth capital in SMEs in Western and Southern Africa using a gender lens to identify opportunities that increase returns to and improve outcomes for women.

Overseas Development Assistance

(Overseas Development Assistance) can (and must) be repurposed and redesigned to achieve 'more bang for every buck'. It should be extended, repurposed, and redesigned to accelerate the attainment of desired developmental goals.

Impact Investing: Profit with Purpose

Impact Investing seeped into the conscience of the investing ecosystem over a decade ago and refers to the varying degrees that investments can deliver positive social, developmental, economic and financial returns all at once.

For women in suits and boardrooms

Women are often judged based on what they have done, and men by what they say they will do. This has deep implications for women - particularly women with leadership ambitions

Latest Articles

Video of the Week

Africa’s venture capital industry has been growing from strength to strength as 613 deals worth $3.9 billion were reported between 2014 and 2019. That’s according to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. Chair of the Board of the Association and Co-founder of Alitheia Capital, Tokunboh Ishmael joins CNBC Africa for more.