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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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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…

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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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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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…

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…