6 African Business January 2017
$14bn 10MW $800m
The potential revenue of a new company, Retail Africa, from a proposed tie-up between South Africa’s Shoprite and
The generation capacity of East
Africa’s largest operational solar power plant, opened in
Uganda’s eastern district of Soroti.
The size of a new Africa-focused private equity fund being raised by George Soros-backed
The value of SABMiller plc’s stake in South African drinks maker Distell Group Ltd being acquired by South Africa’s Public Investment
The size of an African Development Bank loan to Ethiopian Airlines to support an expansion and fleet modernisation programme.
Buhari in December. $159m 3.4% $640m The IMF’s revised 2016 growth forecast for Mozambique, down from 6.6%.
18.5% $23.9bn 53.83%Ghanaian President-elect Nana
Akufo-Addo’s winning share of the country’s presidential
Nigeria’s inflation rate in November. It has risen for 13
consecutive months. The value of Nigeria’s record 2017 budget, presented to lawmakers by president election.