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Date selected: June 2017

Solar brings electric light to Mary’s family

Mobisol sells individual solar systems to rural African households beyond the grid, paid for in low monthly instalments using mobile money. A secured loan from Finnfund is supporting the company’s growth in Africa. The aim is to raise living standards and increase the use of renewable energy. An old gutted Toyota Hiace van sits in […]

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Finnfund issues successfully a 5-year EUR 100 million bond

The Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (Finnfund) has successfully priced a 5-year EUR 100 million private placement. The issue was oversubscribed, allocations were made to investors from Central Europe, Finland and Scandinavia. This transaction follows the EUR 50 million private placement made in 2013. It will further diversify the funding base and allow Finnfund […]

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Fuzu matches workers with jobs

It is hard to find a job in Nairobi. Even good qualifications do not open all the doors. The competition is ruthless. There is no shortage of applicants and the number swells by a million each year. Nairobi, full of smart young university graduates, may be Africa’s toughest job market. Sylvia Biwott and Gregory Oyolo are […]

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