Launch of Africa Radio in Abidjan


Listened to on the FM band in Paris and on social networks in Africa and Europe, Africa Radio (formerly Africa N°1) now broadcasts in Abidjan on 91.1 FM.


Entrepreneur portrait: Aramatou Coulibaly, RAMA CEREAL


RAMA CEREAL is an Ivorian agro-industrial company specialising in the processing of cereals such as millet, maize and rice, supported by Comoé Capital, the first impact investment company dedicated to financing and supporting small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) with high potential in Côte d'Ivoire.


The milk of Laiterie du Berger is no longer subject to VAT in Senegal.


La Laiterie du Berger continues to change the rules and participates in the structuring of the dairy sector in Senegal. After two years of work with the Ministry of Finance, the latter has just formally decided that the pasteurised milk produced by the company would no longer be subject to 18% VAT.


AMI closes $1.8M Series A partnering with I&P

African Management Initiative (AMI) is one of the first companies in the IPAE 2 fund. A pioneer in the training sector in Kenya, the company has developed practical modules with the main African business schools. The training courses offered are aimed at African entrepreneurs and managers and are based on a blended offer of online materials and workshops with experts in their fields.



Eight I&P-funded companies highlighted in the report "Companies to Inspire Africa"

The London Stock Exchange Group has published the second edition of its report "Companies to Inspire Africa". This report aims to identify the most inspiring and dynamic high-growth African companies in the market. Like I&P, the LSEG believes that these companies have a crucial role to play in the development of the continent.



Meeting with Myriam Kadio-Morokro Brou, founder of the clinic PROCREA


The clinic PROCRÉA, specialized in reproductive health, began its activities in 2008. Based in Abidjan, it is now the leader in Côte d'Ivoire for medically assisted reproduction. PROCREA is the latest investment of the fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2), launched in December 2017.


A successful crowdfunding campaign for Eden Tree


Eden Tree recently completed a crowdfunding round of €30,000 in 4 days to install a solar plant for its factory in Accra, Ghana.

This crowdfunding platform was provided by Ecoligo Investments, a crowdinvesting platform for renewable energy projects initiated by ecoligo GmbH with a focus on developing and emerging countries.


PEG Africa wins top industry award in Ghana


PEG Africa is a young company which aims to bring off-grid solar energy access to rural and peri-urban communities in West Africa by providing pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar home systems to rural and remote customers. The company joined I&P’s portfolio in 2015.

PEG Africa has been honored as a leading company in Ghana during the prestigious annual 2018 SME GhanaAwards, as reported by MyJoyOnline.