News: Africa
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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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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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FSDEA commits to $180 million investment in port infrastructure

Commenting on the project, José Filomeno dos Santos, chairman of the Board of Directors, FSDEA stated, “Investments in the industrial sector and infrastructure support trade…
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Home-grown African wealth funds seeking foreign partners to fix infrastructure gap

Africa, famously short of new roads, ports and power stations, is increasingly leaning on its own sovereign investment funds to help fix its infrastructure gap. The funds…

Ethiopia to become Eastern Africa’s top economy

Ethiopia’s economy is expected to overtake Kenya’s this year, buoyed by massive government spending on infrastructure that has kept the Horn of Africa nation in the list of…