Tag: Africa Finance Corporation
Africa Finance Corporation was created 12 years ago as a Public Private Partnership between African governments and African private sector, principally to invest and develop in the infrastructure space. In the past five years the AFC has seen investment of $6.6 billion in 30 African countries. Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Director for Financial Services, Africa Finance Corporation spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor about what more has to be done in terms of investing in Africa.
What do an up and coming international airport in Rwanda, a wind farm in Cape Verde and a special economic zone in Gabon have in common? They are all projects that the Africa Finance Corporation has funded. CNBC Africa spoke with Samaila Zubairu, CEO of AFC to hear his take on the discussions happening during this year’s Africa CEO Forum.
‘Grab the chance to fast-track development,’ Adesina tells Africa Investment Forum
The global problem of resources being stranded underground by a failure to invest in infrastructure is particularly acute in Africa. AFC plans to change this.
With some mining companies increasingly reluctant to own outright the infrastructure that keeps their projects going, an African development institution is linking up with investment funds to help fill the gap. The Nigerian-based...
Is Nigeria's school feeding programme sustainable?