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Co-guarantee platform to de-risk African projects

Africa’s first co-guarantee platform, created by the African Development Bank, the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment & Export Credit (ICIEC) and other major organisations, is now operational.

West African regional bourse reaches out to SMEs

Edoh Kossi Amenounve, CEO of the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), talks to Hichem Ben Yaïche about the role of this West African stock exchange in financing the regional economy.…

Zimbabwe joins Africa50 investment fund

Zimbabwe became the 28th country to join Africa50, a $871 million pan-African private equity fund that acts as a key source of infrastructure investment on the continent.…

Africa Investment Forum boosts dealmaking

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has often been criticised for the time it takes to approve projects, but it responded at the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg in November by bringing to the table a pipeline of 61 projects with a value of $40bn.…