News: Africa
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Expert predicts growth in Nigeria’s real estate investment beyond $13.65 billion

In view of the progress recorded in the real estate investment REIT’s in Africa in 2016, financial experts and real estate practitioners have all expressed the hope of an improved…
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Why investing in African infrastructure pays

Throughout history, we see a direct correlation between the wealth, power and development of nations and the state of their infrastructure. Infrastructure, however you define…
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Nigeria-Benin Rail Line Underway as Experts Discuss West African Infrastructure Projects

A standard gauge rail line stretching from Parakou in Benin Republic will terminate in Ilorin, central Nigeria, upon completion, as part of a budding infrastructure rebirth aimed…
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Kenya the 15th most attractive investment destination in Africa

According to the research by Quantum Global, Kenya’s rate of economic growth is on track to exceed the average for sub-Saharan Africa for the eighth year in a row. This growth…
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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…
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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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China's Belt & Road Initiative golden opportunity for Africa

The Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative is a golden opportunity to bring about regional integration and sustainable economic growth for Africa, said Berhane Gebre-Christos, special envoy…
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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…