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Kenya's Lake Turkana Wind Power Project

Google to Buy Into Africa's Largest Wind Farm in Northern Kenya

Google Inc. will acquire a stake in Africa’s largest wind farm once the facility is completed in Kenya in 2017.

Tony Wainaina, Managing Partner, Fanisi Capital

Kenyan private equity firm Fanisi Capital pays $6M for minority stake in Tanzanian agro-processor

Kenya-based private equity house Fanisi Capital said on Thursday it had bought a stake in a Tanzanian agro-processing company for $6 million, expanding its footprint in the region.

Ayisi Makatiani, Managing Partner & CEO, Fanisi Capital

Kenyan $50M private equity fund Fanisi Capital invests $2.1M in European Foods Africa

Kenyan private equity house Fanisi Capital said on Thursday it had invested $2.1 million in a mid-sized local food distribution and processing firm that sells pizzas, berries and fresh juice.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Africa: Now a major player in emerging markets financial services

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2014 represented something of a landmark for the oldest continent and its plans for the future. Held in Cologne, it was the first such conference to be held in Germany, Europe’s economic motor and a strategic partner in several African ventures.