Inside Africa blog
Mining boom in Kenya on hold
A bright future for PPP in East Africa – Part 2: Key challenges and regulatory reform
A bright future for PPP in East Africa – Part 1: Market Observations
Solar PV in Africa
Following the successful financial close of Africa’s first solar photovoltaic independent power project outside of South Africa in 2014 it was anticipated that solar PV in Africa was now viable.
New electricity transmission rules in Zimbabwe
An updated Electricity Grid Code has been issued by the Government of Zimbabwe. This is long awaited by developers of generation projects in the country and their lenders, as its 102 pages...
Scratched Porsches and broken noses: a few peculiarities of limitation regimes
Limitation of liability is used in a variety of manners to limit the liability of shipowners.
Electrification in Kenya
Kenya has ambitious plans for the electrification of the country. In recent years it has increased the percentage of Kenyans connected to the electricity grid from 27% in 2015 to levels currently around 55%.
What are the new approaches to climate finance?
Climate finance is vital to transforming the global economy to meet the challenge of climate change. It has been one of the key factors in ‘unlocking’ the climate negotiations for many years.
African project finance: Bonds and alternative financing
The 2008 economic crisis revealed how perilously thin many banks' capital reserves were and a complete collapse of the entire system was only narrowly averted.