Daily Digest Thursday 6 August 2020

Funding In East Africa

UGANDA: AfDB grants US$ 6.5 million for Kayunga Water Supply Project

The Uganda Strategic Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project has just received funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The financial institution is lending more than 6.5 million dollars Read more

IFU and Norfund back safari operator in East Africa

IFU and Norfund have jointly provided $9m in debt financing to Asilia Africa, a safari operator in East Africa, to fund the company during the COVID-19 crisis and sustain the impact until the safari tourism is back to normal. Read more

Funding In North Africa

SMGF gets new investor

SEAF Morocco Growth Fund (SMGF), an investment fund whose strategy is to invest in seed to early-stage innovative companies with high-growth potential in Morocco, has welcomed ASMA Invest as a new investor. Read more

Exclusive Interview

INTERVIEW: ITC Infotech Set to Invest in South Africa

IT services major ITC Infotech is all set to take its long-standing association with South Africa to the next level. The company will soon inaugurate a new global delivery centre in Johannesburg. Read more

Call For Entries & Other Events

Shift Fund reopens applications for funding

The new fund was founded in a response to the impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic and focuses on entrepreneurs and innovators in Southern Africa who are passionate about creating new solutions that address challenges facing Africa both during and after the pandemic.  Read more

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In this episode of GFA-Attract, GetFundedAfrica’s Co-Founder, Debo Omololu discusses with Simon Tkachenko, a New-York based Venture Capital Principal at Modus Capital. Modus Capital is a $75 million fund focused on North Africa and the Middle East.

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