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Infrastructure Financiers From Near And Far Rally Around Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - African governments are turning to new local sources to complement more funds promised by the Chinese government. Ending Africa's infrastructure deficit requires spending of about $75bn a year, according to the World Bank. But where to find the cash?

The Rise of Africa’s Savers – Pension Funds Key Drivers of...

AFRICANGLOBE - The rapid increase in the number and size of African pension funds arguably matters more than any other single trend in the continent's economic development. The pace at which pension funds have grown is staggering.

Investments and Pension Reforms In Africa: Wake Up, Domestic Giants!

New reforms and stricter governance measures could bring billions of dollars in new investments into African stock markets and infrastructure projects. The investment giants of...

Unlocking Local Capital to Drive Investment in Africa

"Africa's growing pension funds, resulting from the rise of the middle class, are increasingly a source of capital for private equity fundraising." In the context...

British Firm Illegally Evicts 20,000 Ugandans From Their Land

The revelation is contained in a report, Land and Power, released on Thursday by British NGO Oxfam, which notes that speculators, pension funds and global agri-businesses from rich countries have been quietly acquiring large chunks of land in African countries such as Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia, leading to conflict, hunger and human rights abuses.

Mega Trends to Drive Africa's Growth

Africa's economic growth is creating substantial new business opportunities that are attracting global companies. Due to the continuing robust growth, investors including private equity firms, pension funds and frontier funds are increasingly seeking for deals in private businesses on the continent.