11 African countries to benefit from $280 million Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa programme

  The multi-million dollar Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa (PIATA) has been launched as an innovative and transformative partnership and financing vehicle to drive inclusive agriculture transformation across the continent. Together, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide up to…

Investors would rather put their money in Mauritius than South Africa

  Despite a larger economy and a much bigger population, South Africa’s political uncertainty and failure to draw cost-sensitive investors has given way for the rise of Mauritius as the top investment destination in Africa. Speaking to CNBC Africa, Bravura’s executive director, Soria Hay, said Mauritius is fast-gaining the reputation among investors as being the…