The Grow Africa Partnership, founded at WEF Africa meeting four years ago, is now benefiting 8 million smallholder farmers and creating 58,000 jobs.
22% of Africans think infrastructure is biggest problem facing their countries - here's why they're not getting roads
Only about 54% of Africans live in areas with tarred or paved roads
It already 'out-flies' the rest, now Ethiopia plans Africa's biggest airport, amidst concerns of funding squeeze
The planned airport would be larger than Heathrow, and aimed to serve as many as 120 million passengers a year when it opens in a decade’s time.
Talking energy: Why GE backed Energy & Infrastructure category at CNN Multichoice African Journalist awards
GE wants to see even more entries in the years to come because energy and infrastructure remain at the core of Africa’s development.
Some 20 journalists drawn from the East African region this October underwent basic training on the energy sector in Africa for better storytelling.
In 2014, early- stage investments in off-grid solar companies operating in developing countries stood at a record $63.9 million
Africa’s most industrialised economy should start to convert its 20,000 kms of track to standard-gauge rail size from the narrower Cape Gauge
The larger and richer a country is, the more wasteful its government tends to be in spending public money.
In some countries, the transport network is so poor that wealthy households end up spending more than 50% of their income on just getting around
The continent needs to invest $50 billion a year in infrastructure to keep pace with economic growth.
Analysts project that the continent needs at least $100 billion a year to meet its substantial infrastructural needs, but investors are scared.
For world's biggest beverage company, there's still lots of playing ground on the continent.
Unfazed by xenophobia, two of South Africa's richest men raise cash to invest in African infrastructure
The Johannesburg-based Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund will target electricity, transport and logistics projects.
In 2014, Ghana, Zambia, Ethiopia and Kenya were among countries that took advantage of all-time low borrowing costs in dollars to fund infrastructure.
China had completed 1,046 projects in Africa, building 2,233 kilometres of railways, 3,530 kilometres of roads and 132 schools and hospitals.
Half of Africa's GDP is at stake in 10 elections this year: 16 facts that tell us it could be much bigger
Few polls change a country's economic trajectory. But regional integration projects do. Significantly.
Islamic finance products are shifting from being seen as a niche product for Muslim communities to a mainstream source of financing for governments.