Africa

“Sierra Leone’s Easy Solar raises undisclosed funding from Acumen Fund and Gaia Impact Fund” – TechMoran – February 13, 2018

On February 13, 2018 TechMoran reported that Easy Solar, a pay-as-you-go solar distribution company, has received undisclosed funding from Acumen Fund of the US and Gaia Impact Fund of France. “According to Leslie Labruto, Global Energy Lead at Acumen, ‘We invested in Easy Solar because of the audacity of the team to impact one of […]

“Nigeria: More companies pass corporate governance rating test” – Manifest – January 26, 2018

On January 26, 2018 Manifest reported that Nigeria’s Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) “announced that 25 companies successfully passed its rating test joining the eight firms that retained their rating from the CGRS pilot in 2014. This brought the total number of companies that reached the required pass mark of 70% to 33 while a further 87 companies were […]