Infrastructure News

AIIM Africa infrastructure fund invests in solar systems business

31/01/2019

Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) is investing $31m (€27m) for a minority stake in solar systems business to help expand off-grid solar electricity into parts of east and central Africa.

Why private capital can bridge Africa's infrastructure gap - RMB

31/01/2019

To date, African nations have relied overwhelmingly on public funding to build their current infrastructure layer. But if Africa ever hopes to bridge its massive infrastructure gap, it needs to let in more private investment.

African Development Bank Group approves $25 million Equity Investment in Fund for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

24/01/2019

The African Development Bank is to invest up to US$ 25 million in the Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a US$ 250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. ARPF will provide equity for the development and construction of 10 to 15 greenfield renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, adding approximately 533MW of installed energy generation capacity from renewable sources in the region.

This is how Africa can pay for its infrastructure gap

24/01/2019

Carbon should be priced into infrastructure projects, not only to help protect the environment but also to attract more private money towards filling the world’s one trillion dollar-a year infrastructure gap.

The battle for influence in African infrastructure lending

22/01/2019

Infrastructure is key to achieving the robust economic growth, and to enable emerging market economies to make the most of their opportunities.

African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth

22/01/2019

Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1 percent in 2020. But improved macroeconomic and employment outcomes require industry to lead growth, according to the 2019 African Economic Outlook report, launched today by the African Development Bank.

Africa's increasing demand for energy

11/01/2019

Africa’s demand for energy is steadily increasing and solutions to meet this growth have become a major concern amongst the energy sector leaders within the continent

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