Tag: AIF

Africa Investment Forum: Eunomix CEO: How resource nationalism can be turned into a positive force in Africa

The interest of international investors in the African continent is growing, as can be seen by good attendance at the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Markus Pietikäinen, Chief Investment Officer of Finnfund and Claude Baissac, CEO of Eunomix about their experience at the AIF, development of entrepreneurs, access to finance and other key issues.

Africa Improved Foods takes lead in aflatoxins fight

The ministry of Agriculture has recently noted aflatoxins as a growing challenge to maize farmers in the country. The moulds which cause a decay in vegetation have also been noted for causing cancer in humans and in their fight against this challenge. Country Director of Africa Improved Foods, Prosper Ndayiragiye joins CNBC Africa for more.

Previewing the 2nd Africa Investment Forum

Director of Investment Group (IG) at the African Finance Corporation (AFC), Taiwo Adeniji says this year's African Investment Forum (AIF) in November is an avenue to match users of capital to providers of capital. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Minister Zied Ladhari on investment opportunities in Tunisia

The Tunisian Minister of Development Zied Ladhari spoke to CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop about the kind of investments heading in and out of Northern Africa.

How bankable are projects in Africa?

How can African countries create projects that are not only bankable but will be well received by investors? Opuiyo Oforiokuma, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ARM-Harith joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss this on the side-lines of the just concluded African Investment Forum.

Wale Shonibare speaks on the recently launched Africa Energy Portal

The Director of Energy Financial Solutions, at the African Development Bank, Wale Shonibare says the recently launched Africa Energy Portal will serve as a single point of entry to access information about the Energy Sector in Africa.

Unlocking capital for projects in Nigeria

The Co-ordinator of Nigeria's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan and Senior Special Assistant to Nigeria's president Folarin Alayande says the boardroom sessions of the just concluded African Investment Forum achieved the aim of ensuring that the private sector sponsors are being put in touch with financiers, investors and public and private sector lenders. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor on the side-lines of the African Investment Forum.