2016 Archives
2016 Archives

3 November 2016
DBSA Press: 
DBSA plays key role in SA’s wind energy industry

According to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), South Africa is one of the leading new markets for wind energy globally.
31 October 2016
Business Day: 
DBSA’s renewable energy legacy still to unfold

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has played a pivotal role in the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme
28 October 2016
Engineering News:
AFD, DBSA to help fund Durban bulk water supply projects
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have provided the eThekwini municipality with a R700-million 15-year loan. 
16 October 2016
Business Daily:
SA-led consortium plans to invest Sh193bn in Lapsset

A consortium of international investors led by the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) is ready to invest Sh193 billion ($1.9 billion) in the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia transport corridor (Lapsset) project, State House has said 
5 October 2016
DBSA Press: DBSA announces financing of 21 renewable energy projects
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has financed 21 renewable energy projects since the launch of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
26 September 2016
Tralac: DBSA delivers record development impact while maintaining financial sustainability
Amid economic headwinds, the DBSA delivered R28bn across the total infrastructure value chain, with development assets now standing at R77bn and total assets at R82bn.
23 September 2016
Business Day: Development bank upbeat about funding
Rumbles from Futuregrowth and Moody’s have not dampened investor sentiment, says DBSA’s Patrick Dlamini.
23 September 2016
Business Live: How the DBSA can help build a new Africa
Infrastructure development is the linchpin in modernising the continent’s economy — and funding of about $90bn a year is needed, writes Patrick Dlamini.
22 September 2016
Business Live:
Interest income helps lift Development Bank of SA’s operating income 75%
Operating income
at the Development Bank of Southern African rose 75% thanks to improved interest income and a foreign-exchange gain.
22 September 2016
CNBC Africa: DBSA delivers strong FY numbers
Amid economic headwinds, the Development Bank of Southern Africa says for the 12-month period to 31 March 2016 it has delivered satisfactory numbers.
5 August 2016
World Finance: Project Finance Deals of the Year 2016
The project finance sector has seen the creation of some truly innovative ventures this year. Here are some of the other projects and developments that have excelled globally in 2016.

19 July 2016
Esi-africa Bankable power projects in developing countries
Lungile Mashele, energy specialist at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), offers ESI Africa insight into how power projects can make themselves appealing equity firm options, which are more likely to attract financial interest and support.

7 July 2016
DBSA Press: Financial Mail Infrastructure Report 2016
The DBSA has partnered with the Financial Mail for the 2016 Infrastructure Annual Report. The report takes a look at infrastructure developments and projects  in South Africa and beyond.

2 June 2016
SA Franchise Warehouse: Infrastructure Africa Summit to tackle issues that will awaken sleeping African giant
The event partners are the NEPAD Planning & Coordinating Agency (NPCA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). There are many corporate sponsors on board.

8 June 2016
cnbcafrica: Importance of infrastructure development in Africa
Mohan Vivekanandan, General Executive for Strategy, DBSA joins CNBC Africa for "How can Africa use infrastructure as a tool to develop and grow the continent, and also to use as a mechanism which the continent's youth can develop various entrepreneur

6 June 2016

Business Day: Infrastructure acceleration in Africa – How to un-bottle the bottle-necks

At this year’s World Economic Forum, the Boston Consulting Group and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) held a fascinating session titled “Driving Towards Implementation Accelerating Infrastructure along the North-South Corridor”.

6 June 2016
News Day: Africa should provide political support in infrastructure: DBSA
Africa has been urged to provide political support for infrastructure projects, so the region can develop and boost intra-regional trade, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has said…

25 April 2016
DBSA Press: DBSA awarded an A+ rating from the AADFI on Good Governance, Financial and Operational Standards.
The Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI), under the auspices of the African Development Bank, administers the Prudential Standards, Guidelines and Rating System (PSGRS) for African development banks and finance institutions.
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