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7 June 2024

AFC Receives Top Accolades at EMEA Finance Achievement Awards

London, 7 June 2024 : Africa Finance Corporation, the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, received top accolades at the EMEA Finance Achievement Awards in London yesterday. AFC won “Most Innovative Bond” and the “Best Supranational Syndicated Loan,” a testament to the Corporation’s strong credit profile and solid track record in capital markets.
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30 May 20224

Africa Finance Corporation and Alstom Partnership Boosts Kinshasa Rail Project

Lagos, 30 May 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent's leading infrastructure solutions provider, together with Alstom, a pioneer in sustainable mobility, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to propel the development of the MetroKin rail project Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. This significant partnership was announced alongside the recent state visit of His Excellency Félix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to France.
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21 May 2024

AFC bestowed Panafrican Champion at the 2024 CEO Forum Awards

Kigali, 21st May 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has been bestowed the Panafrican Champion award at the just concluded 2024 Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. This accolade recognises AFC's outstanding contribution to the instrumental development and integration of infrastructure and industrial value chains across the African continent, reinforcing its role as a pivotal player in driving sustainable economic growth.
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17 May 2024

Energy-to-Transport Disparity Heralds Unprecedented Chance to Unlock Growth: AFC State of Africa’s Infrastructure Report

Kigali, May 17, 2024: Africa has an unprecedented opportunity to accelerate development by aligning its abundant renewable energy resources with solutions for its infrastructure deficiencies. This is a key conclusion from a new annual study on the State of Africa’s Infrastructure initiated by the Africa Finance Corporation.
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10 May 2024

Angola’s Road Network Set for Transformation as Africa Finance Corporation leads commercial funding for €381 million project

Dallas, 10th May 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, is leading commercial funding for a €381.5 million package to finance engineering, procurement and construction of 186 bridges and crucially needed enhancements to Angola’s road network.
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9 May 2024

AFC and CDP Agree New Alliance to Strengthen African-Italian Investment Collaboration

Rome, 9th May 2024 – Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, in partnership with Italy’s national development finance institution Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A (CDP) today announced a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out to elevate Italian-African business collaboration, contributing to sustainable growth and prosperity on a global scale.
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29 April 2024

AFC Wins the “Innovation of the Year – MENA” Award at the IJGlobal Awards Ceremony 2023

Dubai, 29 April 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, has received the Innovation of the Year (MENA) award for its JPY 75 billion Samurai Bond Guarantee to the Arab Republic of Egypt, at the just concluded 2023 Infrastructure Journal Global (IJGlobal) Awards Gala in Dubai.
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25 April 2024

Africa Finance Corporation invests $14.1m in developing Xlinks’ Morocco-UK Power Project

LONDON, 25 APRIL 2024: Xlinks First Ltd. has announced a $14.1 million investment from Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, to further the development of Xlinks’ Morocco – UK Power Project, which will provide affordable, reliable, clean energy from Morocco to Britain within a decade.
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12 April 2024

Africa Finance Corporation launches new Capital Mobilization and Partnerships (CMP) Department

Africa Finance Corporation has announced the launch of a Capital Mobilization and Partnerships (CMP) Department under the Financial Services (FS) Division. The department will serve as the consolidated platform for all Equity Capital Mobilization, Partnerships, Alliances, and Country Membership Engagements for the Corporation.
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8 April 2024

Africa Finance Corporation’s year of impact sees major expansion of projects and investment

Lagos, April 8, 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has announced its most impactful year to date, with unprecedented expansion of projects and investments spanning energy, transportation, mining, food, textiles and climate resilience.
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29 March 2024

Leaders from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Botswana, Cameroon and Sierra Leone to lead discussions at AFC’s 4th Country & Stakeholder Symposium

Lagos, 29 March 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, is convening the 4th edition of its Country & Stakeholder Symposium (CSS) next Thursday.
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26 March 2024

AFC raises US$1.16 billion syndicated loan, its largest ever, in mission to close Africa’s infrastructure gap

Dubai, 26 March 2024: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has announced the successful close of its largest ever debt facility, a US$1.16 billion syndicated loan, attracting new lenders from the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
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