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SGR - on track to create economic growth in Tanzania
SGR - on track to create economic growth in Tanzania
Alper Kilic
10 June 2020

The $1.4 billion DFI/ECA-backed financing of the pathfinder Tanzania standard gauge railway (SGR) project marks the African country's largest ever infra scheme to date. But how easily repeatable is the deal blueprint in the transport sector on the continent?

$1.34 bn AfDB loan 'a very good story' for Eskom
$1.34 bn AfDB loan 'a very good story' for Eskom
Max Thompson
8 July 2016

Earlier this week, South Africa's state-operated power electricity firm, Eskom, signed a $1.34 billion loan with the African Development Bank (AfDB). The funds will be used for the company's general capital expansion, which includes new power plants, maintenance and refurbishment of generation, transmission and distribution facilities.