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Regional Energy Co-operation Summit

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will provide a platform for investor insights on the potential for regional collaboration within West Africa’s power sector. The agenda will focus on the country's electricity landscape following the division of the energy and power ministries, the critical issues facing the government and investors, and [...]

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#10 – What Is In The Africa Construction Trends Report?

In 2016, 286 projects worth $50 million and more were being built in Africa, down from 301 in 2015. The fall in overall capital value was $51 billion — from a total of $375 billion in 2015 to a total of $324 billion in 2016. Read More >> Source: Business [...]

  • Graph showing projects in Africa

#4 – What Is In The Africa Construction Trends Report?

In 2016, 286 projects worth $50m and more were being built in Africa, down from 301 in 2015. The fall in overall capital value was $51bn — from a total of $375bn in 2015 to a total of $324bn in 2016. Read More >> Source: Business Day Live

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#9 – A Joint Venture That Is Set To Become A Major Power Player On The Continent

Two major investors in infrastructure projects in Africa — Harith General Partners and Africa Finance Corporation — are merging assets in five countries. The new vehicle, which plans to seek a stock exchange listing in three to five years, will initially hold exposure to projects with a total capital value [...]

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#2 – Kenya’s $13 Billion Railway Project Is Taking Shape

The East Africa Railway Masterplan is being managed by the East Africa Community. It’s an intergovernmental organization of six partner states: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, which aims to create a politically united and secure East Africa. Read More >> Source: CNN

#3 – Projects To Look Out For In Africa In 2016

Transport costs are 100 percent higher in Africa and other things are tough, but these countries are going beyond the talk to manage their fortunes. Read More >> Source: Mail & Guardian Africa

#8 – With No Growth In China, Developers Look To Build Cities In Africa

Chinese property developers have become a familiar sight at construction sites in both the world’s wealthiest and least-developed cities, from New York to Nairobi, Kenya. Read More >> Source: Wall Street Journal

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The European Union Debt Crisis: Lessons for Africa

As we have seen over the past few years, the 2008 financial crisis in the U.S led to an economic crisis within the E.U. In December 2008, E.U. leaders met and agreed on a €200 billion stimulus plan to help boost European growth following the global financial crisis, but clearly [...]

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