Daily Archives: March 7, 2019

Flourish, New Venture Firm Focused on Impact Fintech, spins off from Omidyar Network

The evergreen fund launches with $200 million of existing assets under management and a new commitment of $300 million from Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay

REDWOOD CITY, California, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The

Globeleq collabore avec des partenaires pour agrandir la centrale d’Azito

ABIDJAN, Côte d’ivoire, 7 Mars, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, principal producteur d’énergie indépendant en Afrique, et IPS (West Africa), entreprise détenue par le Fonds Aga Khan pour le développement économique, ont annoncé que leur filiale, …

Globeleq Works With Partners To Expand Azito Plant

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, a leading independent power producer in Africa, and IPS (West Africa) a company owned by the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, have announced its subsidiary, …

Nigeria’s Leader Urges Peaceful State Polls

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday urged Nigerians to avoid violence in the upcoming governorship and state parliamentary elections.

Nigerian voters go to the polls on Saturday to elect governors and lawmakers in 29 of the …

Algerian Lawyers March Against Bouteflika Election Bid

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers staged a demonstration Thursday in Tunis against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s re-election bid, saying his ill health should disqualify him from the race.

Around 1,000 lawyers breached police cordons to march on …