Andrew Alli joins SouthBridge as CEO of the group

Andrew Alli joins SouthBridge as CEO of the group

close   News, Press Releases Andrew Alli joins SouthBridge as CEO of the group December 19, 2018 ABIDJAN, KIGALI, PARIS – December 19th, 2018 – SouthBridge Group announces today that Andrew Alli, former CEO of Africa Finance Corporation, will join and lead the SouthBridge group as CEO. A dual citizen of Nigeria and the UK, Andrew is a Chartered Accountant, who …

Contracting to develop african agriculture

Contracting to develop african agriculture

close   Insights, News Contracting to develop african agriculture December 14, 2018 On Thursday, 13th December, 2018, Hamet Aguemon, Partner, was Panelist at Fondation Farm annual Forum on African Agriculture, at OECD.  How and at which conditions can contracts between farmers and upstream/downstream companies in the food sector assist in the transformation of African agricultures towards more economic, social and …

Dr. Donald Kaberuka conferred the title of Commander of the National Order of Merit of Mali

Dr. Donald Kaberuka conferred the title of Commander of the National Order of Merit of Mali

close   Events, News Dr. Donald Kaberuka conferred the title of Commander of the National Order of Merit of Mali December 13, 2018 His Excellency, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali, has granted an audience to Ms. Bintou Keita, The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Dr. Donald Kaberuka, The High Representative for Financing of …

Donald Kaberuka and Lionel Zinsou, bridge makers

Donald Kaberuka and Lionel Zinsou, bridge makers

close   Insights, News Donald Kaberuka and Lionel Zinsou, bridge makers November 12, 2018 The French media La Tribune Afrique dedicated a series of articles to “bridges makers” and more particularly to Donald Kaberuka and Lionel Zinsou, co-founders and Chairmans of SouthBridge. In french, Donald Kaberuka, la parole d’évangile and Lionel Zinsou, de retour à la case conseil. Share this …

Private equity's positive contribution in Africa

Private equity’s positive contribution in Africa

close   Events, News Private equity’s positive contribution in Africa October 4, 2018   African private equity stakeholders, meeting at a conference in Paris on 2 October, recalled the importance of their role in financing the continent’s economies, in a context where the mobilized amounts are falling by almost 60% since 2015. For Lionel Zinsou, Managing Partner of SouthBridge, “private equity …

Hamet Aguemon, panel Chair at OECD Blockchain Policy Forum

Hamet Aguemon, panel Chair at OECD Blockchain Policy Forum

close   Events, News Hamet Aguemon, panel Chair at OECD Blockchain Policy Forum September 5, 2018 On Wednesday, 5th September, 2018, Hamet Aguemon, Partner, chaired Agriculture Panel at OECD Blockchain Policy Forum, “Ripe for Disruption: Using Blockchain for Agricultural Supply Chains”. The agri-food system affects environmental sustainability, human health and well-being, and distribution of wealth around the globe. Its effective …

Donald Kaberuka, guest of Eco d'ici, Eco d'ailleurs

Donald Kaberuka, guest of Eco d’ici, Eco d’ailleurs

close   Insights, News Donald Kaberuka, guest of Eco d’ici, Eco d’ailleurs September 2, 2018 Every first saturday of the month, the radio program Eco d’Ici Eco d’Ailleurs receives, in partnership with the weekly magazine Jeune Afrique, a personality from the world of politics or business to interpret the major issues of the economy of the African continent and the new …

Le Monde Afrique Op-Ed by Donald Kaberuka

Le Monde Afrique Op-Ed by Donald Kaberuka: “Escaping the fragility trap”.

close   Insights, News Le Monde Afrique Op-Ed by Donald Kaberuka: “Escaping the fragility trap”. April 19, 2018 Despite the negative headlines and global economic challenges of the last decade, we are actually experiencing an era of spectacular global progress. However, the implementation of many of the Sustainable Development Goals is threatened by fragile states. Read our Managing Partner, Donald …