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China-Africa relations: Musings from the Belt and Road initiative

The initiative would open up a number of routes for transferring goods to Africa and within Africa.

New African railways ride on Chinese loans

Funding railways benefits China by connecting ports and facilitating the movement of raw commodities that are badly needed to fuel China's development.

In defence of Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa

Despite the challenges of investing in Africa, the continent holds many opportunities for German companies.

Lessons learned in years of financing African infrastructure

We talk to the people behind the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, which has committed over US$1.3bn in 20 African markets for mostly private sector projects.

Planes, trains, and automobiles: East Africa’s massive infrastructure project begins

LAPPSET will consist of a 32-berth port on Kenya's north coast, a railway, an oil pipeline, highways, international airports, and resort cities.

Ecobank identifies five hot spots for investment in Africa

Some countries are still growing fast on the back of increasingly diversified economies, an expanding consumer class and rising capital inflows.

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    30 March, 2017
    We talk to the people behind the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, which has committed over US$1.3bn in 20 African markets for mostly private sector projects.
  3. China-Africa relations: Musings from the Belt and Road initiative

    9 March, 2017
    The initiative would open up a number of routes for transferring goods to Africa and within Africa.
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    Despite the challenges of investing in Africa, the continent holds many opportunities for German companies.
  5. Planes, trains, and automobiles: East Africa’s massive infrastructure project begins

    6 February, 2017
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  7. New African railways ride on Chinese loans

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