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Infrastructure Morning Essentials

Monday, May-04-17



[World Bank] How Smart Partnership Can Help Fight Chronic Disease in Africa (more)

[Nigeria] Nigeria FG approves N51.4bn for Akwa Ibom-Cross River link road (more)

[Kenya] Port upgrades help lift earnings to hit Sh10.3bn (more)

[Nigeria] Nigeria oil and gas provide investments in excess of $50bn (more)

[Kenya] Power plants auction for cheap electricity delayed (more)

Investment in irrigation infrastructure now an integral part of Africa’s Green Revolution (more)

Deals and Projects


[Rwanda] Rwanda: U.S. Firm Unveils Rwf168.6 Billion Agro-Equipment Leasing Initiative (more)

[Nigeria] CONTEC Global Invest N20bn in organic farm (more)

[Zambia] Export Trading Group (ETG) Inputs Zambia Limited nears fertilizer plant completion (more) 



[Nigeria] Crucial tests for Nigeria’s green bonds (more) 




[Report, ICA Africa] Africa Energy Atlas (more)

There is Such a Thing as Too Much, Too Fast: Avoiding ‘Mismatched Expectations’ in Off-Grid Energy Investing (more)

[WEF] There has never been a better time to invest in Africa – here’s why (more)

[WEF, KPMG] Africa – a hub of opportunities waiting to be unlocked (more)

Africa is the next frontier for VCs (more)

[WEF] African infrastructure crucial for economic transformation (more)


[Zambia] Zambia April inflation rate remains stable (more)

[WEF] Here’s what’s happening to African jobs – in 5 charts (more)

Private Equity Market

[Report, RisCura] RisCura – SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report (more)

A new era for private equity in Africa (more)

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Infrastructure Morning Essentials

Monday, May-03-17



[Uganda, Kenya] East Africa: Oil Logistics – Where Are Business Opportunities? (more)

[Namibia] NamPower banks on regional utilities (more)

[Zimbabwe] Africa must boost irrigation infrastructure (more)

[Algeria] Norway’s Statoil interested in Algerian offshore, renewables (more)

[South Africa] Six solar-powered airports take off in South Africa (more)

Rural electrification in Africa: An economic development opportunity? (more)

Deals and Projects


[Nigeria] $ 11bn Lagos-Calabar railway line gets go ahead (more)

[Ghana, Nigeria] GBfoods, Helios form Joint Venture to create a Pan-African Food Products Company (more)

[Angola] GE will supply seven TM2500 gas turbine sets to Angola for 200 MW (more)

[São Tomé and Príncipe] China donates US$146 million to build infrastructure in São Tomé and Príncipe (more)

[Uganda] Uganda Shortlists Firms for Oil Refinery Project (more)

[AfDB,Nigeria] AFDB approves $280m to support Nigerian youths in agriculture (more)

[Zimbabwe] CBZ Holdings to develop $ 70 million in low-cost housing (more)

[AfDB, Angola] AfDB Investing in Angola’s Infrastructure and Agriculture (more)

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund Anchors $ 60 million bond issue by Helios Towers Africa (more)

[Kenya] USTDA backs one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s first utility solar-plus-storage projects (more)

NDF teams up with ECA and partners on climate resilience facility (more)



[Bahrain] The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), Tamkeen & Ibdar Launch USD$ 100 Million Bahrain SME Fund (more)





[Report, World Bank] Performance of Water Utilities in Africa – World Bank Report (more)

[Report, FTI Consulting] Africa investment outlook promising – survey (more)

[WEF] 6 numbers that prove the future is African (more)

[Report, EY] EY’s Attractiveness Program Africa: Connectivity redefined (more)



[Ethiopia] Ethiopia: Infrastructure Investment for FDI Inflow (more)

Private Equity Market


African PE Exits Hit Record High in 2016 (more)

[South Africa] South Africa Real Estate Investments Increase by R28 billion (more)