Nkiru Balonwu, Founder of the Africa Soft Power Group, outlines some of the critical challenges under discussion at the Africa Soft Power Summit this month.
Interviews / Q&A
Africa Global Funds speaks with a few of the most influential female professionals about the biggest issues facing women in financial services and their personal experiences.
Africa Global Funds’a Anna Lyudvig speaks with José Solange Francis (left), Founder-Managing Director, and Morlai Kargbo, FCCA (right), Associate-Investment Director at Hamilcar Capital, about special situations and the firm’s objectives.
What’s your view on the current state of infrastructure development in Africa?
What can you expect to experience when attending AFSIC?
Husayn Sassa, Associate Director, Fund and Investor Services, and Jean Claude Permal, Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer at AXIS tell Africa Global Funds about the firm’s objectives, trends in the African PE industry and more.
In January, British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has appointed Chris Chijiutomi as MD, Head of Africa. We caught up with Mr Chijiutomi to learn more.
In September, Standard Bank and the SA SME Fund have joined other credible investors in backing venture capital firm Knife Capital’s new African Series B expansion fund, Knife Fund III.
Nick Barigye, CEO of Rwanda Finance, which runs the recently launched Kigali International Finance Centre (KIFC), tells AGF how he aims to use KIFC as a route to ensuring Rwanda is the financial gateway to Africa
Africa Global Funds’ Anna Lyudvig speaks with Stephen Priestley, Managing Director, Head of Financial Services and Africa Coverage, British International Investment (BII) about BII’s investment strategy, impact investing and more.
Shafeeq Abrahams, Chief Executive and Principal Officer at the the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) tells Africa Global Funds about the recently launched SME Debt Fund, investment strategy and trends around pension funds investing in Africa.
Bronwyn Knight, CEO of Grit Real Estate Income Group, tells AGF about real estate investment opportunities in Africa, trends, the company’s approach to investing and challenges
Africa Global Funds’s Anna Lyudvig speaks with Chris Sickle, CEO of M&G Investments about his background, goals as the new CEO, South Africa as an investment destination and more. Sickle took over from previous CEO Bernard Fick in October, 2021 as Prudential Portfolio Managers rebranded.
Africa Global Funds (AGF) speaks with Marlene Miller-Bake (MM-B), Regional Manager, Africa & Middle East, Temenos Multifonds, about fintech trends, challenges and more.