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Could climate change cause the next financial crisis? – Commentary

Climate change has the potential to trigger the next financial crisis, this is according to financing industry experts. Akin to the 2008 economic crash, experts believe climate change could cause a catastrophic collapse, but there is hope if Central Banks step in.
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EEP Africa expanded work in 2020 as investment into Africa slowed

While global economies slowed down and foreign direct investment in Africa decreased during 2020, EEP Africa expanded their active portfolio.

Harith launches $200m top up fund

Harith General Partners, has announced a $200 million capital raise in a follow-up fund to its Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund.
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Talented and passionate Senior Investment Officer sought

SunFunder seeks a senior investment officer to join their team in London or Nairobi to actively contribute to the current portfolio growth. Deadline: 30 April 2021.
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Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund to unlock clean energy markets

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) has launched a results based financing programme to unlock new markets for clean energy companies in Kenya and a grant for renewable energy solutions Somaliland and Somalia.
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Innovative financing programme to bring power to 4.5m people

AfDB's innovative financing programme for Distributed Energy Service Companies will see 4.5 million people gain access to solar power by 2025.

Financial scheme launched in response to urbanisation in Africa

The AfDB launched the Urban and Municipal Development Fund to scale up interventions towards urbanisation and drive sustainable growth in African cities.

ESI Insights #21: Developing African smart cities

WATCH this video to learn about what kind of impact will the accelerated growth of urbanisation have on African cities.

Exclusive interview with Romain Py, Investment Director, AIIM

Exclusive interview with Romain Py, Investment Director – Head of Transactions, African Infrastructure Investment Managers Pty Ltd (AIIM). At the upcoming African Utility Week in...

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