Zoscales Partners: Best Sustainable Investment Strategy East Africa 2020

Zoscales Partners, based in Addis Ababa, has crafted win-win solutions with its impact investment. It launched a $75m fund three years ago which has since created some 300 jobs in East Africa. A second fund is expected for 2020, and

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC): Outstanding Contribution to Socio-Economic Development Southern Africa 2020

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) unites 16 countries behind a mission to promote sustainable and equitable socio-economic growth through co-operation and integration, efficiency and productivity, peace and security. Each member state ascribes to the principles of sovereign equality, solidarity

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Fidelis Finance: Best Economic, Environment and Social Impact SME Finance West Africa 2019

With the right plan and a good partner, companies can achieve purpose as well as profits. That partner in West Africa is Fidelis Finance. The firm’s goal is to strengthen the economic growth of the region by supporting the main

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Brahms Group: Best African Project Developer Switzerland 2019

  Brahms Group is a Swiss-based and African-led company, bridging Western investing with African opportunity. The company was founded by African entrepreneur Daouda Fall to spur economic development in the continent. Over the past decade, Brahms Group has directed investments

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Simba Group: Best Diversified Socio-Economic Value Creation Nigeria 2019

To run a successful and sustainable business, profits must be balanced with social impacts. It’s a formula that Nigerian conglomerate Simba Group has been applying over the past three decades for the progress and prosperity of its clients and the

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Ostec: Best IT Infrastructure Solutions West Africa 2019

Ostec is a front-runner of Ghana’s IT sector, and offers infrastructure solutions, managed services and consulting sessions to help clients extract the biggest bang from their tech investment buck. Ostec applies an industry focus to a comprehensive portfolio that targets

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Credit Direct Limited: Best Social Impact Finance Partner Nigeria 2019

Credit Direct pioneered the structured non-bank unsecured lending market in Nigeria, serving a previously neglected segment of the population with loan and investment products. The company entered the market more than a decade ago, providing clients of limited means with

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ExxAfrica: Best Geo-Political Risk Consultancy Africa 2019

Those keen to claim their share of Africa’s bounty would be wise to first chart the environment for rapidly evolving risks and opportunities — or to seek a guide familiar with the terrain. Specialist intelligence firm ExxAfrica has drawn a

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Société Centrale de Réassurance: Best Regional Reinsurance with Arab Capital Middle East and Africa 2019

Moroccan insurance company Société Centrale de Réassurance (SCR) has been driving the development and resilience of the region’s insurance and reinsurance markets for almost 60 years. SCR has maintained its position as the foremost reinsurer in Morocco, and a reliable

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First Ally Capital: Most Innovative Financial Solutions Team Nigeria 2019

First Ally Capital has a sharp eye for identifying, and creating, opportunities to foster economic growth across Nigeria. It was founded in 2014 as a fully licensed Nigerian financial advisory firm and issuing house to serve the country’s growing finance

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