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Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari

A new Nigerian government increases opportunities for the private sector

The swearing in of Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari last week has led to renewed optimism regarding economic progress in the country and new opportunities for the private sector, particularly in infrastructure development, consumer and financial services sectors.

Ghana Power Plant

FirstRand Unit to Fund $120 Million of Ghana’s Kpone Power Plant

South Africa’s FirstRand Ltd. (FSR) said its investment banking unit will finance as much as $120 million of Ghana’s $820 million Kpone power plant as lenders seek to benefit from African infrastructure projects.