African Institutional Investors Release Groundbreaking COVID-19 Response And Agenda 2063 Investment Report

Cornwall, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Cairo, Paris, Washington Africa investor (Ai) today announced and presented The Investable Africa We Want Report, in support of Agenda 2063 and Africa’s response to COVID-19, during The G7-Africa investor Summit, held in association with the G7’s institutional Investor Leaders Network (ILN). African sovereign wealth and pension funds have been crucial to forming new and innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships; addressing climate …

Ai AfricaPLC Releases AfCFTA E-Trade Digitalization Report

Ai AfricaPLC announced and presented today, its Roadmap Report on globalizing Africa eTrade in support of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), during the Ai African Electronic Trade Leaders Roundtable on Improving African Buyer Information and eTrade Documentation, in support of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This was hosted by Africa investor (Ai) in collaboration with the AfCFTA …

DHL’s Saloodo! partners AfricaPLC to grow intra-African and global trade

Saloodo! will be the first logistics partner to provide digital road freight solutions on the AfricaPLC e-trade marketplace AfricaPLC assists to digitize African SMEs, so they can participate in and support the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) The partnership expects to expand across the continent by early 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa – Digital road freight platform Saloodo!, a subsidiary …

African Asset Owners Co-investment Partnerships 27 August, 2020

Africa investor (Ai) partners Bloomberg African Asset Owner Series Africa investor (Ai) partners Bloomberg and The Continental Business Network (CBN) on first ever African Asset Owner Series on Co-investment Partnerships. This inaugural event in the series, will feature two panels focused on the African Union’s 5% Infrastructure Investment Agenda and global co-investment partnerships in support of the African Union’s Agenda …

Ai Supports African Infrastructure Investment Trusts Initiative

A defined solution to the infrastructure financing gap – Infrastructure Investment Trusts (IIT) Africa investor (Ai) partners African Capital Market leaders and the Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation (GLIO) on Africa’s first Infrastructure Investment Trusts (IIT) initiative – as recommended in the recent G20-OECD Infrastructure Working Group Report. VIEW REPORT

China’s Infrastructure-Heavy Model for African Growth Is Failing

In Ethiopia and Kenya, the attractive illusion of the “China model” has had grave financial consequences. The strategy of “infrastructure-led growth” (growth, not economic and social development) seems to be showing its limits in Africa, where China has largely been instrumental in promoting it. This strategy is based on the Keynesian multiplier theory whereby any increase in aggregate demand would …