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Capital raising

MTN IPO to boost Uganda stock exchange

MTN Uganda is set to transform the Ugandan capital market with the biggest initial public offering (IPO) since the Uganda Securities Exchange was launched. It …

Capital raising

MTC rings up Namibia’s biggest IPO, coming this month

IPO ALERT – Namibia is gearing up for its biggest initial public offering (IPO) when Government sells 49% of the leading telecommunications company MTC Namibia. …

Capital raising

Eco-friendly shopping centre raises $18m green bond

The first corporate green bond in Francophone West Africa was oversubscribed, financing an environment and social friendly real-estate project.


AELP Link order platform to boost trading between African exchanges

The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) has signed a contract on 30 July to procure an order-routing system to link stockbrokers on seven of Africa’s …

Featured Events

11-12 October | AFSIC Investing in Africa Conference

The highly-recommended AFSIC Investing in Africa Conference and Expo will be a hybrid event at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London and online. Two days of top quality keynote speakers (line up on the website), over 1,500 delegates and over 300 speakers. Plus: networking, Africa deal-makers, and the AFSIC Africa Investments Dashboard for funds and investors as well as for seeking funding. Great event and meeting app – don’t delay, check out the website for more details.


Where credit is due How african's debt can be a benefits not a burden

Where Credit is Due: How Africa’s Debt Can Be a Benefit, Not a Burden

A very readable in-depth study of the history and trends of government-issued sovereign debt in Africa, giving policy recommendations on how African governments can make the best of use of debt. The book – like this blog – covers all the countries on the African …

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Exchange news

SEC Nigeria clears Nigerian Stock Exchange demutualization

Next step in the long demutulization of Nigerian Stock Exchange will be a court ordered meeting and an extraordinary general meeting. The demutualization is set …

Capital raising

Seychelles MERJ Exchange IPO closes 28 Feb

The MERJ Exchange, the national securities exchange of Seychelles, has extended its $4 million initial public offer (IPO) to 28 February in the form of …

Exchange news

African exchanges link sets 2021 start date

Seven of Africa’s largest securities exchanges are set to have an active link by the first quarter of 2021, according to an article on …

Capital raising

Helios Towers raised $364m in London IPO

Mobile telephone infrastructure company Helios Towers raised $364 million and listed on the London Stock Exchange yesterday 15 October. The stock HTWS launched at the …