Tag: development bank of south africa

DFIs provide $600mn loan to Ghana’s COCOBOD

The Development Bank of Southern Africa, alongside other development finance Institutions, are co-financing Ghana’s COCOBOD Syndicated Loan Agreement with a total of $600 million in a move aimed at boosting Ghana’s cocoa productivity. Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Client Coverage at The Development Bank of South Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.

Africa Investment Forum: DBSA on creating an enabling environment for project development

The Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) is one of the seven founders of the Africa Investment Forum, which is underway in Sandton this week. Zodwa Mbele, Group Executive: Transacting, DBSA, told CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters that the objective is to ensure that deals are done and that pledges made at the Forum move into implementation.

World Economic Forum: DBSA CEO Patrick Dlamini on creating the right environment to attract investment

Governments cannot finance infrastructure alone. They need buy in from the private sector. The Development Bank of South Africa is actively engaging with business in Africa to partner major infrastructure projects for social economic development. DBSA CEO Patrick Dlamini updates CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters about the appetite from the private sector to invest on the continent.