Africa's economy


  • Press Releases

    Conference cycle on perspectives for Africa 's economy... As part of the Ideas for Development conference cycle, the AFD is organising three events on perspectives for Africa 's economy... The first three conferences, described below, will focus on Africa 's economy and its performance, opportunities, stumbling blocks and prospects
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  • AFD's strategy in Southern Africa

    Supporting infrastructure development Large state-owned companies, such as Airports Company SouthAfrica (ACSA), Eskcom and Transnet, play a major role in South Africa 's economy. AFD supports these companies and will work with the EIB and KfW using common procedures to lower transaction costs for financing recipients
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    Three conferences on the prospects for Africa 's economy?... Three conferences on the prospects for Africa 's economy?
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  • 2007 News archive

    South Africa 's economy, like the racial segregation system which divided the country until 1994, is split in two. Part of the economy is developed making it the first economic power on the African continent
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