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Transnet has an African soul (Video)

Access Africa spoke to Mr Siyabonga Gama, Group Chief Executive Transnet, about its commitment to Africa.
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Ethiopia plots $90m infrastructure spending spree

The latest strand in its strategy involves upgrading the national road network. This follows a previous commitment to improve the road connections with Kenya and South Sudan.…
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AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina on ‘Investing in Africa’

“There has never been a better time for Africa to attract capital investment for good bankable projects from sovereign funds, global pension plans and other available capital in the…
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China-Africa relations: Musings from the Belt and Road initiative

In 2013, China proposed the joint building of the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, also known as the Belt and Road. The Belt and Road is a proposal for economic…
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Gauteng to invest R42bn in infrastructure development

Gauteng’s infrastructure Infrastructure development lies at the heart of government’s programme to create sustainable jobs and reengineer the spatial layout of a post-apartheid…
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Ethiopia: Will African Lion, Ethiopia, Sustain Fast Growth?

Kenyan media outlets have it well covered recently that Ethiopia is about to overtake Kenya and become the leading economy in East Africa. Building on decade-long double-digit growth…
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Top Investment Opportunities in Africa

Over the past decades, Africa has explored great depths for its rise in economic growth and investment opportunities.  While Africa offers great returns compared to most emerging market…
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Q&A: The World Bank's Makhtar Diop on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa

With sub-Saharan Africa seeing its lowest growth rate in two decades amid low commodity prices, the World Bank is urging the continent to seize the moment to make change. Policy…
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Urbanizing Africa needs more infrastructure investment: World Bank

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has called for aggressive investment in infrastructure and land markets reform to speed up economic growth in African cities. A…
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Zwane to officially open the 2017 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba

The Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi  Zwane is set to officially open the “2017 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba” in Cape Town on Monday. Zwane’s department said…
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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: East Africa’s Massive Infrastructure Project Begins

It is a massive infrastructure project originating from Kenya, consisting of a 32-berth port on the country’s north coast, a railway, an oil pipeline, highways, international…
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Which Pension Funds Are Investing In African Infrastructure?

Tanzania opened an elegant new six-lane toll bridge in April across Dar es Salaam’s Kigamboni Creek, thanks in part to a $135 million investment by Tanzania’s National Social…