Video: Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobissé speaks to CNBC Africa about infrastructure development

Scaling infrastructure development in Africa: Kenya has increased it’s shareholding in a new continental investor, to Sh10 billion, pushing the capacity to boost infrastructure projects across Africa. CNBC Africa spoke to Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa 50 that seeks to reinvent how funding, bankability and scale of projects are done.

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It’s Coming Home: East Africa hosts Africa50 for the first time ever

The event will highlight, among other issues, the critical role that Africa50 is playing to bridge the continent’s infrastructure funding gap.

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Alain Ebobissé: Infrastructure in Africa – investors noticing the commercial opportunities

Improved infrastructure is a prerequisite for long-term sustainable growth and development in Africa. Modern infrastructure will benefit individual countries and their citizens and promote regional integration and Africa’s full participation in the globalised economy.

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Enhancing the attractiveness of private investment in hydropower in Africa

In the past two decades, hydropower development has picked up after a substantial decrease in the 1990s. Though most construction was in Asia, the potential for hydropower is greatest in Africa. Only one-third of Africans have access to modern energy, and the population is growing rapidly. This is an investment opportunity for all kinds of power technologies, but especially for hydro, since only 8 percent of Africa’s vast hydro resources have been developed.

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