Zim courts German investors

GERMAN investors are welcome to take advantage of the multiple incentives designed to ensure easy entry of foreign capital into Zimbabwe, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Ambassador Frederick Shava has said. Speaking to prospective investors at a luncheon in Berlin, Germany, on Friday, Ambassador Shava said reforms being instituted by the Second Republic have […]

Zimbabwean Ambassador to Germany, Ambassador Mashingaidze receiving her Deutsch Connect tshirt

Zim envoy rallies German investors

Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Germany, Alice Mashingaidze, has urged German investors interested in Zimbabwe to reach out to the embassy as there are huge opportunities in many sectors including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, infrastructure development and tourism. Ambassador Mashingaidze said this in Berlin last week after meeting leaders of Afrocentric start-up, Deutsch Connect, which has partnered with […]

Nigeria-based lending platform FairMoney pursuing emerging markets strategy with India launch

Nigeria-based credit-led neobank FairMoney, which aims to give underbanked people access to digital financial services, is pursuing an emerging markets strategy and recently launched in India. Founded by Laurin Hainy, Nico Berthozat and Matthieu Gendreau, FairMoney is using loans as a launching pad for its future bank accounts. Its artificial intelligence (AI)-based platform disburses loans to users […]

German startup facilitates market access for Southern African startups irrespective of COVID-19

Düsseldorf, (The Southern African Times) – DeutschConnect has partnered with a variety of partners in Germany and Europe including Melanin Kapital, leetHub, Afrolynk, Leverist.de and AG Career Hub to fulfil its goal to link Southern African businesses and people to the German business ecosystem through Mentorship, Matchmaking and Access to Market and Partnerships.  In January […]