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Top 100 African Infrastructure Project Developers Report Launched by Africa investor and IFC

Top 100 African Infrastructure Project Developers Report Launched by Africa investor and IFC Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, Cairo, London, New York, Beijing, Dubai; 2 June 2015: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, together with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced the launch and presentation of the Ai Top 100 Infrastructure Project Developers…

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South Africa’s Minister of Transport to speak at the Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Roadshow in Johannesburg

 Johannesburg, South Africa; 18 March 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that the Honourable Elizabeth Dipuo-Peters, Minister of Transport of South Africa, will speak at the Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Roadshow, to be held on 9-10 May 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa’s transport sector is the…

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Project Developer Leaders’ Clinic: Alain Ebobissé, CEO – Africa50

Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit 2016   I am very pleased to be here today, let me start by thanking Hubert Danso and the Africa investor team for putting this event together which is sponsored by IFC InfraVentures. We have lots of experts, project development infrastructure specialists and executives here and certainly have a…

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Principles for public-private partnerships – towards sustainability?

By Bruce Byiers, Sebastian Große-Puppendahl, Huib Huyse, Anna Rosengren and Sarah Vaes While private sector development and job creation are not new aspects of development policy, there is growing recognition that global development challenges are multi-faceted and complex, requiring collaborative, multi-stakeholder alliances between all sectors of society. This has been bolstered by pressure on public…

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Poor project design still blights Africa infra outlook

Poor project design still blights Africa infra outlook To fill Africa’s substantial infrastructure gap, governments need to work with investors to produce viable and worthy projects. South Africa is illustrative. Medupi South Africa-R-600 Medupi coal-fired power station went R40 billion over budget While calls to increase capital and concessionary credit for African infrastructure investment ring…

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Investable African infrastructure projects to be showcased at the exclusive 9th Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Roadshow

Johannesburg, South Africa; 9 March 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today confirmed that it will host its exclusive 9th Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on 9-10 May 2016. The Summit is a unique investor engagement forum for Africa’s most prominent…

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Developer Finance Vehicles: Alex Katon, Executive Director – InfraCo

Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit 2016   Hi my name is Alex Katon I’m with InfraCo Africa. As mentioned briefly by EleQtra, InfraCo is an infrastructure project finance vehicle; we provide both capital and expertise to develop very early stage infrastructure projects. So our starting point is getting a site, starting to measure wind…

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African Sovereign Wealth Fund and Pension Fund Investors to meet at 9th Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit

Johannesburg, South Africa; 11 February 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today confirmed that the 9th annual Ai CEO Infrastructure Summit will take place in Johannesburg on 9-10 May 2016. The Summit is a unique business development forum for African pension and sovereign wealth fund leaders to review infrastructure investment…

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