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$100 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to establish the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP).
13 December 2018DBSA Press: DBSA energises local Independent Power Producers
Ilanga CSP 1, a 100 MW power plant in the Northern Cape which came into operation on 30 November 2018, will produce enough clean energy to serve around 100,000 South African households, and will displace over 340,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year.
16 November 2018The National: As economy suffers, where next for South Africa?
“The South African economy has had a decade of very slow growth,” said Paul Currie, chief investment officer of the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA), a development finance institution wholly owned by the South African government with 30bn rand of capital and an 80bn rand loan book.
11 October 2018
DBSA Press: DBSA response on the funding of coal fired power plants
DBSA Response on Requests for Comment on the Funding of the Thaba Metsi and Khanyisa Coal Fired Power Plants
27 September 2018
AFD: One Planet Summit: IDFC Green Finance Mapping for 2017
The International Development Finance Club (IDFC) doubled its commitment up to US$ 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.