Sub-Saharan Africa has more than $108 billion in active mining and industrial projects. Most are new mining developments worth more than $42 billion. South Africa has the largest pipeline, with 16.95% or $18.3 billion of active mining and industrial projects.
New hospitals with a value of $11 billion are active. $6.4 billion is currently under construction, and $4.8 billion is in design.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa has announced that the Redstone Concentrated Solar Power Project has completed its first debt drawdown.
Eskom has launched a request for a proposal to lease land to add an estimated 4,000 MW of new renewable generation capacity to the national grid.
Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) report for December 2021, released in March 2022, shows a “trade-off” between part-time and full-time employment in South Africa in 2021.
Despite disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Africa started construction on more than $160 billion worth of projects in 2021. The Export-Import Bank of China is funding projects worth more than $15 billion that started construction work in 2021.
Africa has more than $791 billion of active projects utilizing Public-Private-Partnerships. Forty-six per cent or $369 billion is currently under construction.
Southern Africa has a total population of 68 million people, which will increase to 76 million over the next decade. Predominantly an arid region, two out of the five Southern African nations are classified as high water stress countries.
In 2020, Sub-Sahara Africa started construction work on projects with a combined value of $45 billion that received funding.
Africa has 15 per cent of the world’s population but consumes only 3 per cent of its energy while it produces 12 per cent of the world’s energy. There are more than $340 billion of active oil and gas projects in Africa.
The healthcare sector in Africa is straining under the mense pressure brought on by COVID-19. Africa has to invest billions in developing its healthcare infrastructure, educate and train thousands of specialists to serve its rapidly growing population.
South Africa has a population of close to 60 million and has the second-largest economy in Africa. It has more than $190 billion of active projects, of which $81 billion is now under construction.
Since Africa has a booming population and low access to power rates, providing power to all Africans is critical. Hydropower still provides the lowest Levelized cost of energy (LCOE). Therefore, the African continent is investing more than $83 billion in Hydropower projects.
Africa’s population will exceed 2.5 billion by 2050. Power is a key issue since less than 50 per cent of the people in sub-Sahara Africa has access to reliable power. At the moment, there are roughly $400 billion of active power projects in Africa.
Rapid population growth and vast natural resources drive investment in Africa’s transport infrastructure, with $22 billion of projects currently being tendered.
In 2018, the UN estimated that 53 per cent of Sub-Sahara Africa’s population do not have access to reliable power. More than $75 billion per year should be invested in power generating capacity to meet a fast-growing population’s power needs.
ABiQ has managed to put forward projects seeking more than $280 million in funding. The projects selected are diverse and cover the agriculture, real estate, energy and renewable energy sectors.
Decimated by COVID-19, the Southern African healthcare system is investing $400 million in new hospitals. It will need to add 1,600 physicians over the next ten years. Is it enough?
More than $210 billion of active Transport Projects in sub-Sahara Africa The youngest population globally requires an enormous investment in infrastructure, with more than $210 billion of active projects in sub-Sahara Africa's Transport sector. Sub-Sahara Africa has...
The overall risk score for most African countries increased during 2020. The overall ranking saw some minor changes in the top ten with a more distributed representation from all parts of Africa.
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