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Ghana woos African investors

Mr Joe Ghartey, the Minister of Railways Development, has urged African investors to invest in the development of infrastructure in Ghana, where the security and fruitfulness of…
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Sub-Saharan Africa economic growth to recover slightly in 2017: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa should recover slightly to 2.6 percent this year after a more than two-decade low in 2016 as commodity exporters faced lower prices, the International…
Pretoria — With the African continent continuing to battle poor infrastructure, Africa must mobilise domestic savings and capital markets to invest on deals on the continent, says…
Alan Clegg, Chairman Shumba Energy speaker at the 2017 Junior Indaba
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Junior mining set to benefit from resurgence in sector

(Johannesburg 2 May 2017) After several years of a downturn in the mining and mineral resources sector, green shoots continue to appear off the back of a recovery in commodity prices…
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Kenya-Uganda, AfDB finances upgrading and construction of roads to connect the two countries

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved USD 253.0 million of loans to the Governments of Kenya (USD 147.3 million) and Uganda (USD 105.7 million) for the upgrading of…
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Our Port Will Be The Trans-shipment Hub In West Africa–GM of Sierra Leone Ports Authority

The General Manager of Sierra Leone Ports Authority, Abubakarr Bangura has brought about a lot of development reforms, amist severe challenges he inherited. Core operations have…
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South Africa: Transnet seeks private sector investment

The privatisation of the country’s ports, railways, roads and other transport infrastructure has proved a thorny issue in South Africa over many years. Attempts to encourage…
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World Bank emphasizes infrastructure in new Africa Pulse forecasts

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is showing signs of recovery, the World Bank said Wednesday, but regional growth in 2017 is still projected to reach a comparatively weak 2.6 percent. Seven…
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Ghana power plant a template for Africa investing in Africa, says fund manager

 How we made it in Africa speaks to Vuyo Ntoi, investment director at AIIM, about investing in infrastructure and why the Ghana project is a good case study of Africa investing…
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Tanzania to Access USD 2.4 Billion from World Bank

The World Bank Group announced that Tanzania will access up to USD 2.4bn in concessional financing over the next three years, an increase of half a billion dollars over previous…
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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…