29 January 2020
DBSA Press: DBSA confirms equity bridge loan facility to SAA
Midrand – Following the statement issued by the SAA Business Rescue Practitioners, the DBSA confirms that the Bank has approved an Equity Bridge Facility of R3.5billion to South African Airways (SAA).
3 December 2019
DBSA Press: Free State youth wins DBSA’s inaugural DBSA Youth Challenge
Kekeleto Tsiloane, a young innovator from the Free State has been announced as the winner of the 2019 DBSA Youth Challenge. In second place was Zuko Mandlakazi and in joint third place, Lebohang Leshabane and Frederick De Beer.
13 November 2019
DBSA Press: DBSA and ENH join forces to grow the region’s new gas market
Today, the DBSA and Mozambique’s national oil and gas company, Empresa Nacional De Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), will host a ministerial dinner to discuss ways of unlocking the economic and social development of the region’s gas sector.
27 August 2019
DBSA Press: DBSA signs MoU on Business Cooperation with the JBIC
The Development Banks of Southern Africa’s CEO Patrick Dlamini has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for business promotion between Japan and the African countries with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation Governor, Tadashi Maeda.
22 August 2019
DBSA Press: DBSA and GCF forge partnership to boost climate investments
22 August 2019, Songdo, South Korea – Today, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) signed an agreement, which will kick-off a programme to accelerate investments into climate projects and break market barriers.
13 August 2019
DBSA Press: DBN, DBSA Jointly Pledge N$8 Billion in Finance at Growth Summit
The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have jointly pledged N$8 billion in finance for infrastructure requirements in Namibia. Water, electricity, transport & logistics identified.
13 August 2019
DBSA Press: DBSA’s Position Regarding Allegations Involving PRASA
Midrand – The Board and Executive Committee of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have noted with concern the unfounded allegations contained in the Daily Maverick article (11 August).
31 July 2019
DBSA Press: Financial Mail Infrastructure Report 2019
Don’t miss the fascinating DBSA feature article in the FM Special Report on SA’s Infrastructure Progress
25 July 2019DBSA Press: Appointment of Acting Head of IPP Office
Midrand – Advocate Sandra Coetzee has been appointed the Acting Head of the Independent Power Producers Office (IPPO) pending recruitment of the new Head: IPPO. The appointment is effective from 25 July 2019.
23 July 2019DBSA Press: DBSA Media Response to IPP Office Queries
In November 2010, the Department of Energy (DoE), National Treasury and the DBSA entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to establish the Independent Power Producers Office (IPPO). DBSA also provided the initial seed funding to establish the IPPO.
4 July 2019DBSA Press: DBSA invests USD$2.25m of Development Funding in Apalia24 DRC
Midrand, South Africa – The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced today that it has committed project preparation funding to the value of USD $2.25 million to Apalia24, an innovative Off-grid Energy and Media Company.
9 July 2019DBSA Press: DBSA and YES to partner in community hub development
A partnership to further youth employment by bringing together innovation, infrastructure, 4IR thinking and a commitment to jobs for youth in township and peri-urban communities has just been announced between the DBSA and YES.
6 June 2019DBSA Press: The DBSA sees Ghana as key in building Africa’s prosperity
Accra, 06 June 2019. The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) hosted an Investment Summit in Ghana, to assess and gain a deeper understanding of the country’s infrastructure development and financing needs.
1 April 2019DBSA Press: DBSA and NDB Sign Loan Agreement
On 1 April 2019, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and New Development Bank (NDB) signed a loan agreement for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction and Energy Sector Development Project.
27 February 2019 DBSA Press: DBSA to receive US$100m to help SA achieve its climate targets
Midrand, 27 February 2019 - The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced today that it has been granted funding to the value of US$100 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to establish the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP).
13 December 2018DBSA Press: DBSA energises local Independent Power Producers
Ilanga CSP 1, a 100 MW power plant in the Northern Cape which came into operation on 30 November 2018, will produce enough clean energy to serve around 100,000 South African households, and will displace over 340,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year.