There’s a new investment fund for women entrepreneurs launched in Africa and so far gathered $100m. It is called Alitheia IDF Fund.
Africa Investment Forum: Alfred Zeufack on what opportunities Africa’s free trade deal brings to the continent
Alfred Zeufack, Chief Economist, Africa at the World Bank was one of the more than 2200 delegates who attended the Africa Investment Forum, held in Sandton from the 11th to the 13th of November.
The Managing Director and CEO of the Bank of Industry (BOI) in Nigeria, Olukayode Pitan, says the bank signed agreements with four major banks at the 2nd Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg. He discussed their plans with CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at the forum.
Africa Investment Forum: We need to translate interests into actual commitments, says AfDB’s Pierre Guislain
At the end of the three-day-long Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, the African Development Bank says 52 deals worth $40.1 billion secured investor interest compared to the $37.8 billion last year. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Pierre Guislain, AfDB's Vice President for Private Sector, Infrastructure & Industrialisation about the next steps.
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community seek to boost infrastructure development with joint MoU
The East African Community (EAC) and the Development Bank of South Africa entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton from 11 to 13 November. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Kenneth Bagamuhunda, Director General, East African Community and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA about what the MOU entails.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the second edition of the Africa Investment Forum recorded $40.1 billion in investor interest from its boardroom dealings. CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop and Kenneth Igbomor spoke to Africa Investment Forum’s Head and Senior Director, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu about the interests secured.
It has been a great week for Africa and for the Africa Investment Forum, Victor Oladokun, the African Development Bank’s Director of Communications and moderator of several panel discussions at the AIF, told CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has invested more than $11 billion over the past seven years into developing the private sector and market economies in North Africa. They are currently in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. The Bank’s Managing Director, Janet Heckman, spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi on the second day of the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton.