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09 May 2017

Creating the foundations for progress and prosperity in fragile states

The work of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

By David White, Chairman, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

David White

26 October 2016

Eastern Uganda 10MW solar project has potential to stimulate regional economy and competitiveness

EAIF and Dutch development bank FMO in US$14.7 million loan

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has participated in a syndicate led by the Dutch development bank, FMO, to provide a US$14.7 million loan to enable the construction of a 10MW solar farm in the Tororo area of Eastern Uganda. EAIF has provided 50% of the loan. The Tororo Solar North PV project will serve an area heavily dependent on subsistence farming and with high unemployment.

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18 October 2016

Africa’s digital economic development

Chairman of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, David White, writes in October’s Africa Global Funds magazine about the work of EAIF and PIDG in developing Africa’s digital infrastructure. EAIF Is managed by Investec Asset Management.

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11 October 2016

EAIF chair congratulates Investec Asset Management on prestigious awards wins  

David White, chairman of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, has congratulated the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s manager, Investec Asset Management, on winning awards from two prestigious specialist finance publications.

26 August 2016

PIDG chief writes in Renewable Energy World

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund is a member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG).

To read about PIDG’s work in renewables energy please click below to PIDG CEO, Philippe Valahu’s recent article in Renewable Energy World.

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08 August 2016

Telco towers deal “boost to enterprise and business growth in Democratic Republic of Congo” says EAIF chair

US$20 million loan is 5th EAIF deal with Helios Towers Africa

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF or the Fund) has announced that it has loaned US$20 million to Helios Towers Africa (HTA) to partly finance the purchase of c 950 telecommunications towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). EAIF is participating in a syndicated loan providing HTA with a total of US$105 million.

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