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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 July 2017

By David | July 17, 2017

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 July 2017
Last week, the Ai40 Investor’s Index enjoyed robust gains and set a new record for the year’s high. Telecoms and banking stocks were the star performers in the period under review; particularly from Egypt and South Africa. For the second week in a row, equities from Nigeria took up the bulk of the spots on the Losers List. However, the Index gained 1.42 points (or 1.49%) from its last reading of 95.35, to close Friday at a value of 96.77. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 10 July 2017

By David | July 10, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index has been trading in a tight range for the last four reviews. Last week, the best performing stocks on the Index were all from the North African region – Egypt and Morocco in particular. The Index was down by 1.2 points (or 1.24%) from its last reading of 96.55, to close Friday at a value of 95.35 Read the rest of this entry »

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Vacancy: AfricaPLC Trade Finance Solutions Manager

By David | July 3, 2017

Role Summary
Seeking an entrepreneurial and experienced leader to take charge of the expansion of AfricaPLC’s trade finance division.

Description
What we are looking for:
AfricaPLC is an Internet company transforming the way Africa trades. We are building the continents leading marketplace for businesses in Africa to buy and sell products. We want SMEs to have access to cross border commerce and in doing so we aim to help Africa develop by contributing to Africa’s growth both in terms of international and intra-African trade. We provide the tools an importer or exporter needs to buy and sell goods on the continent; from product discovery, financing, and insurance we are a full suite of tools for importers and exporters. The role is created to help AfricaPLC achieve its mission to enable and create trade in Africa. The role will require someone who is both familiar and experienced with trade finance products, but also understands the transformational nature of AfricaPLC and the positive impact it can have on the local, regional and continent’s business community.
This is a role for someone looking for a new challenge, in an exciting start-up with the goal to transform the way commerce is done across the continent; and you’ll have the resources at your disposal to do it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vacancy: Senior full stack PHP Developer

By David | July 3, 2017

What we are looking for:
Someone who isn’t afraid of taking on hard problems, rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. Ideally we want a full stack generalist who is looking to design and implement intricate systems that will help build the first pan-African tech driven marketplace.
We want to build from the ground up a truly dynamic representation of commerce across the continent.
We need someone who will be able to understand the vision and turn that vision into a reality using technology. Your work will be across our entire stack from public facing web apps and mobile; to APIs and third party systems we need to work with. We also want you to help us consider what technologies can help us move faster and create a truly tech driven culture, where as a central repository we might use elements of block chain.

We’d love to find someone who is excited by the chance to build something new as part of a small team at an early stage start-up. You’re happy to take the lead of projects end-to-end, from developing proto-types ensuring reliable roll-outs, and is happy both talking strategy and figuring out implementation with designers, business people, and developers.

You’d need to be a great communicator, and even help us scale our product and team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vacancy: Business Development and Operations Manager

By David | July 3, 2017

Africa investor (Ai) has established AfricaPLC, the Ailibaba of Africa, to transform the face of B2B and B2G ecommerce on the African continent. AfricaPLC is now looking to recruit an entrepreneurial, experienced leader to take charge of the expansion of AfricaPLC’s innovative pan African trading platform. The position will be Johannesburg based and include significant travel across the continent.
Proven Strategic Planning, Financial Planning and Sales Strategy, Process Improvement, Performance and Quality Management, Staffing, Coordination are the attributes we are looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 03 July 2017

By David | July 3, 2017

The Ai40 Investor’s Index returned into positive territory last week and was buoyed by a handful of banking stocks from across the continent. The Index gained 1.46 points (or 1.53%) from its last reading of 95.09, to close Friday at a value of 96.55. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 26 June 2017

By David | June 29, 2017

After going on a bull run and touching 2017’s highest point, last week the Ai40 Investor’s Index took a knock due to poor performances by the previous week’s top stocks. However, equities listed in Morocco and Kenya shined on the Index as they dominated the Gainers List. The Index was down by 1.67 points (or 1.72%) from last week’s value of 96.76, to close Friday at a value of 95.09. Read the rest of this entry »

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