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Archive for January, 2014

Nigeria to host African pension and sovereign wealth funds at the Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa; Abuja, Nigeria; 31 January 2014: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that Nigeria will host African pension and sovereign wealth funds at the Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit, taking place in Abuja, Nigeria, on the 6th-7th May 2014.

Davos leaders analyse the Nelson Mandela leadership effect on investment in Africa investor’s Jan-Feb magazine edition

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Davos, Switzerland, 23 January 2014: Africa investor (Ai) magazine, a member of the Africa investor Group, is the leading international African investment newsstand magazine for global investment decision-makers.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 20 January 2014

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Good news for the Ai40 Index as it, once again, took a swing upwards beyond the 120 mark. While not quite reaching the same level of two weeks ago of 120.66, the Index came close as it hit 120.62. This means that the Index gained 1.75 points, up from last week’s value of 118.87, which […]

CSP is preparing to triple its market share in South Africa’s energy mix

Friday, January 17th, 2014

The Department of Energy (DoE) announced updates on the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) 2010-2030. The final draft that is to be submitted to Cabinet by March proposes an increase of CSP capacity from 1,200 MW - under the current IRP - to 3,300 MW.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 13 January 2014

Monday, January 13th, 2014

The Ai40 Index once again yo-yo’d back down below the 120 mark. This is disappointing after last week’s strong showing of 120.66. The Index lost 1.79 points to crash back down to a value of 118.87; a loss of 1.5%.Gains by Kenya’s Safaricom couldn’t offset the losses in South Africa’s mining sector (once again).

CSP opportunities opening up across Southern Africa

Monday, January 13th, 2014

South Africa is consolidating its Integrated Resource Plan that aims for 17.8 GW of energy from renewables by 2030. Now, other emerging markets in Africa are also seeking to expand their renewable energy mix.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 6 January 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

After a month-long break, the New Year brought some good news to the Ai40 Index in the form of a 2.41% increase in value. The Index gained 2.85 points, up from last month’s value of 117.81, to close comfortably above the 120 mark, thanks to strong gains among Nigerian stocks.