Browsing: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Green Giant project
  • The joint development of the Green Giant Project will expedite the construction of the first 200MW phase of the investment.
  • Mini-grids account for more than half of all new connections in DRC.
  • The agreement represents a significant milestone in the collaborative efforts between SkyPower, AFC, and the DRC.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) and SkyPower Global have entered into a joint development agreement for the first phase of SkyPower’s Green Giant project in the mineral-rich country.

The move is meant to promote the use of renewable energy in the Eastern African state. This 200MW Phase one is a crucial step towards achieving the landmark 1,000MW Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed between SkyPower and the DRC’s state-owned utility, Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNEL).

The partnership brings together SkyPower’s extensive experience in developing large-scale solar projects and AFC’s successful track record of de-risking and funding well-structured power …

Mining of precious metals
  • Since 2014, AFC has invested over $1 billion in Africa’s mining of precious metals and critical minerals across several countries.
  • The latest partnerships will further strengthen the sector by driving significant capital flow into the continent. 
  • According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), two-thirds of developing countries depend on commodities.

Boosting the mining of precious metals in Africa

Africa’s mining sector is poised for significant developments as the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) throws its weight behind the industry, a key driver of economicjordan air force 1 castelli gabba yeezy shoes under 1000 jordan proto max 720 yeezy boost 350 v2 hyperspace durex intense vibrations ring air jordan 1 element brock purdy jersey dallas cowboys slippers mens custom kings jersey custom dallas stars jersey air jordan 1 element uberlube luxury lubricant air jordan 1 low flyease custom dallas stars jersey growth in commodity-dependent countries.

AFC, the …

Africa Finance Corporation
  • Emuwa brings to Africa Finance Corporation a wealth of experience over three decades.
  • He has been a part of AFC’s Board since 2015, previously serving as the Board Risk and Investment Committee Chairman.
  • AFC, with its partners, is the biggest investor in renewable energy in Africa

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, has appointed Emeka Emuwa as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Emuwa brings a wealth of experience spread over three decades, leading and transforming banking institutions across Africa.

After completing a 25-year career with Citibank, where he left as the Country Officer and Managing Director of Citibank in Nigeria, he went on to serve as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria.

In this role, he led the bank’s transformation. He worked successfully with the new shareholders to transform and restore one of