Kenya agri-tech startup Twiga Foods receives US$30M from IFC & other financial lenders

by Russel A Twiga Foods is arguably among the leading fresh fruit and vegetable tech-driven distribution companies in Kenya. The venture-backed agri-tech startup is working hard to organize informal retail across the country through the adoption of technology. Sealing a Ksh…

North African tech is closing big rounds and the IFC wants to keep raising the curve

Alexander O. Onukwue The buzz of fintech funding activities in Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg can sometimes restrict our imagination of the scope of African tech ecosystems.  But over the past year, we have seen the strong emergence of North Africa…

IFC: Three promising investment opportunities in Kenya

BY IFC Kenya has long been an economic powerhouse in sub-Saharan Africa. With a vibrant private sector, generally reliable infrastructure, and strong labour force, Kenya is well-positioned to maintain its status as the region’s economic front-runner. The World Bank Group’s…