Mediterrania Capital Partners III secures US$27.6m from CDC to support local brands in North Africa

Mediterrania Capital Partners III secures US$27.6m from CDC to support local brands in North Africa

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NORTH AFRICA – CDC Group plc, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a €25 million (about 27.59 million) commitment to Mediterrania Capital Partners III (MCP III), a generalist fund primarily targeting investments in North Africa. “Our investment in…

Improving digital access offers greatest private-sector investment opportunity in achieving SDGs in Africa, says Standard Chartered

Improving digital access offers greatest private-sector investment opportunity in achieving SDGs in Africa, says Standard Chartered

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AFRICA – The Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map reveals a USD197 billion opportunity for private-sector investors in five high-growth markets in Africa to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Five African countries are included in the study: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria,…

There is an urgent need for climate proof infrastructure investments in Africa- AfDB President

There is an urgent need for climate proof infrastructure investments in Africa- AfDB President

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AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has freed up US$600 million for investment in renewable energy in Africa. The President, African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, who disclosed this in his keynote speech at the UK-Africa Investment Summit, said, “Huge opportunities…