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…

AfDB President advises UK investors to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area

AfDB President advises UK investors to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area

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AFRICA – UK investors attending the UK-Africa investment summit have been urged by the President of the Africa African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina to engage in “partnership of change,” with Africa. Adesina made the call during his keynote address at the…