11 October 2018
DBSA Press: DBSA response on the funding of coal fired power plants
DBSA Response on Requests for Comment on the Funding of the Thaba Metsi and Khanyisa Coal Fired Power Plants
27 September 2018
AFD: One Planet Summit: IDFC Green Finance Mapping for 2017
The International Development Finance Club (IDFC) doubled its commitment up to US$ 200 billion to contribute to fight against Climate Change and align with the Paris Climate Agreement.
4 July 2018
African Business: How development banks can ‘shift the trillions’
According to the UN, by 2050 two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas, the result of a mass rural exodus and high population growth, particularly in Africa.
26 June 2018
DBSA Press: Financial Mail Infrastructure Report 2018
The DBSA has partnered with the Financial Mail for the 2018 Infrastructure Annual Report. The report takes a look at infrastructure developments and projects in South Africa and beyond, as well as DBSA early-stage funding and early-stage risk leveraging.
25 June 2018
IOL: Experts warn of looming water price hike
Tshepo Ntsimane, economist at the Development Bank of Southern Africa, said in many countries water pricing was difficult because access to it was treated by people as a right.
28 May 2018
DBSA Press: NDB and DBSA Sign MOU to Establish Framework for Cooperation
New Development Bank and Development Bank of Southern Africa Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Establish Framework for Cooperation
2 November 2017
DBSA Press: Boosting Infrastructure Investment by Addressing Governance Gaps
Government, private sector, multilaterals, and development partners gather in Cape Town as this topic takes center stage globally.
30 October 2017
Weekendpost: 10 tussle for P200 000 project loot
Ten young people are competing for a P200 000 prize with the aim of using the money to start a viable business with the potential to bring solutions and create jobs. The money could rise to P250 000 if the winner is female.
20 September 2017
enca.com: Development bank to target early stage projects
JOHANNESBURG - The Development Bank of Southern Africa, which disbursed R12.4bn in infrastructure finance for the year to March, will direct more funds to early stage investing to crowd in greater private-sector investment, says client coverage head Mohan Vivekanandan.
19 September 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA Annual Financial Results
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) today released its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2017.
1 September 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA partners with Zambia to deliver infrastructure on the continent
Midrand - The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) hosted Zambia’s Finance Minister, Honourable Felix Mutati and his delegation at the DBSA’s offices on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.
27 July 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA partners with SADC to operationalise SADC’s 36th Energy Summit
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) participated and facilitated a SADC high-level Ministerial Resource Mobilisation Workshop and Energy Investment Forum held in Swaziland earlier this month.
7 July 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA supports Swaziland’s High-level Ministerial Resource Mobilisation Workshop
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) will be participating in a high-level Ministerial Resource Mobilisation Workshop and Energy Investment Forum in Swaziland, from 12 to 13 July 2017.
13 June 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA secures US$200m loan facility from Standard Chartered
The DBSA and Standard Chartered announced today the signing of a US$200,000,000m loan facility to support the DBSA’s infrastructure development projects in Africa.
9 June 2017
DBSA Press: 2017 Africa Energy Forum - DBSA participates in panel discussions
The DBSA participated in the 2017 Africa Energy Forum this week. A senior delegation consisting of Moe Shaik (Group Executive: International Financing), Lucy Chege (General Manager: Infrastructure Finance) and Mohale Rakgate (General Manager Project Prep)
30 May 2017
Mmegionline: CEDA and DBSA to launch The University Challenge
Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) and Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to launch The University Challenge on 1 June 2017 and and will be officiated by the Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi.
26 May 2017
Sanews.gob.za: South Africa: National Green Fund Creates 6 000 Direct Jobs
Cape Town — Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says investments into the National Green Fund has led to a creation of over 6 000 direct jobs.
9 May 2017
CNBCAfrica: Closing the $3.1trn gap: How blended finance can help achieve SDGs
$3.1 trillion dollars per year is how much developed countries need to close the funding gap to make the Sustainable Development Goals of ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity by 2030...
3 May 2017
DBSA Press: WEF Africa 2017- CNBC Africa Live Panel Discussion
DBSA has partnered with CNBC Africa at this year’s WEF Africa to bring you a live panel discussion titled “Uncovering Blended Finance”. Catch DBSA’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick Dlamini, alongside other panelists.
3 May 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA wins the 2017 Ai Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year award
The DBSA has won the 2017 Africa Investor (Ai) Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year award. The award was announced last night at a ceremony alongside the Africa investor CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summit.
17 March 2017
Engineering News: DBSA secures $100m AFD loan facility to support continental activity
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has secured a $100-million loan facility from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), earmarked for energy, water, transport and information and communication technology infrastructure across Africa.
17 March 2017
DBSA Press: DBSA and AFD signs a $100 million loan facility
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and AFD today signed a $100 million loan facility to support DBSA’s infrastructure financing activity across Africa.
1 March 2017
DBSA Press: Launch: One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Source Book, 2nd Edition
As part of the bank’s important role in supporting Regional Integration programmes, the DBSA is proud to be a part of the launch of the 2nd Edition of the One stop Border Post (OSBP) Source book.
19 January 2017
World Economic Forum: #WEF2017: Need for innovative Africa infrastructure
Davos - Global leaders and representatives of Canada, France, Switzerland, China, South Africa and the US, questioned the ability of public sectors across the globe to develop proper infrastructure ecosystems.