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Infrastructure

How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

How to mobilise US-Africa pension funds to invest in African infrastructure

Highly attractive infrastructure and private equity investment opportunities abound in Africa, but foreign pension funds willingness to invest in the region will depend on a more stable political and regulatory environment, and the availability of local peers to collaborate and co-invest in projects. This was one of the key take-outs from the US-Africa Pension Funds

UK Department for International Trade (DIT) pledges investment in Africa

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

UK Department for International Trade (DIT) pledges investment in Africa

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT) says it has the ability to facilitate the provision of billions of Pounds Sterling in lending and guarantees to African countries to help them address a chronic infrastructure backlog...

UK government presents infrastructure development plans in Africa

Friday, February 9th, 2018

UK government presents infrastructure development plans in Africa

On the sidelines of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, at a roundtable hosted by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT), UK government and private sector presented the Africa Infrastructure Board and emphasized the unique proposition...

Infrastructure development remains a key driver for SA economy

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Infrastructure development remains a key driver for SA economy

Infrastructure development is a key driver of South Africa’s growth prospects, with rail and water infrastructure focal areas. This is according to Ebrahim Patel, South African Economic Development Minister, who is in Davos for the World Economic...

IFC supports Mozambique’s Power Project Financing

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

IFC supports Mozambique’s Power Project Financing

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today, 22 January 2018, announced an investment in Central Térmica de Ressano Garcia (CTRG), a 175 MW gas-fired power plant in Mozambique. IFC provided $55 million on its own...

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund supports power station refinancing in Mozambique

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund supports power station refinancing in Mozambique

One of Mozambique’s newest and strategically most important power stations has been refinanced with the support of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF). EAIF has signed a Participation Agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to provide...

MTN South Africa invested ZAR30 billion in network infrastructure

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

MTN South Africa invested ZAR30 billion in network infrastructure

MTN has invested more than ZAR30 billion (about $2.4 billion) over the past three years on network improvement in South Africa, a senior official disclosed as the operator was adjudged the best mobile network in the country....

IDC datacentre infrastructure gets major boost from Datacentrix

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

IDC datacentre infrastructure gets major boost from Datacentrix

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has seen a more than 400% performance improvement within its SAP environment, as well as a marked boost in agility, following the deployment of new datacentre infrastructure by Datacentrix. Established in 1940,...

DRC offers opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

DRC offers opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors

Robert Mavema, Provincial Minister of Planning, Public Works and Infrastructure in Kinshasa, urged South African businesspeople to take advantage of the opportunities presented in the energy, infrastructure and agriculture sectors in the province. Mavema said this while sharing...

How to boost Infrastructure Investment by addressing governance gaps

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

How to boost Infrastructure Investment by addressing governance gaps

Infrastructure is hard to get right across the world. Up until now, policy makers focused on improving access to finance. Marking a significant shift, this week representatives from African governments, the global private sector, multilateral institutions and...

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