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Private sector acquires a taste for African power

Private sector investment in Africa’s power sector is growing in leaps and bounds, as James Gavin reports

Over recent years, private investors have started to scale up their involvement in the sector.…

Healthcare in Africa: Public – Private Partnerships are key

As key figures, influential business people and healthcare stakeholders gather in Addis Ababa today for the launch of the African Business Coalition on Health (ABCHealth) – an initiative between the Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth, David Thomas explains why the future of healthcare in Africa lies increasingly in a mixed market approach, as governments look to ease pressure on budgets by entering public-private partnerships.…

Less Talk, More Action On PPP Needed

While there is a great deal of talk about how the private sector could work with African governments to begin to roll back Africa’s huge infrastructural gap, very little in terms of regulation is actually happening.…

Africa Gets Fit For Better Business

In March 2007, Omari Issa found himself the first and only employee of the newly created 
Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF), a unique public-private partnership forum 
set up to deliver a better investment climate in Africa and grow the African economy 
through private sector investment.…