27 July 2022
Africa’s facing the worst of the climate crisis, but her people have stepped up with solutions. Nothing can top the resilience of Africa’s people; in the face of adversity, Africa responds with boundless creativity designed to benefit an entire region, or better, the entire continent. This is true of many situations — but for right now, we’re going to look at how it rings true for the continent’s battle against climate change.
20 June 2022
Harith General Partners, one of the largest investors in Africa’s infrastructure, and Anergi Group, a leading African power provider, have partnered to establish the Pan-African Renewable Energy Fund (PAREF) to accelerate renewable energy adoption across Africa. The $300 million fund will be key to bridging the energy access gap across the continent, while contributing to the just transition of energy by accelerating Africa’s move to low-carbon economies in a socially responsible manner.
12 May 2022
The Takatso Consortium welcomes finance minister Enoch Godongwana’s recent public support for the Consortium’s acquisition of a 51% interest in SAA – signalling a firm commitment from Government to conclude the transaction. Takatso shares Government’s view that the transaction will be an eminent example of a public / private partnership in one of South Africa’s most important sectors.
5 April 2022
Harith, one of the largest and leading investors in African infrastructure, has successfully concluded the disposal of its stake in MainOne, West Africa’s largest communications services operator, to Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s largest digital infrastructure company, following the achievement of all regulatory approvals.
29 March 2022
Tshepo Mahloele, co-founder and group executive director, was announced as the new Patron in Africa for the Global Citizen movement. The announcement was made at launch events for the 2022 Global Citizen campaign in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria on 29 March. The Global Citizen is an international advocacy group that brings together world leaders, celebrities, philanthropists from around the world to lead campaigns that address socio-economic challenges in the developing world.
10 November 2021
Leading telecoms investor Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH) today announced that it has concluded a landmark transaction by restructuring the digital infrastructure assets of Vumatel, Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and SA Digital Villages (SADV) ISP whilst concurrently merging with Vodacom’s network infrastructure – creating a market-leading, integrated fibre operating platform (Infraco).
6 October 2021
This asset class has the ability to uplift entire countries and can provide pension funds with stable, long-term returns. Following the announcement by the Honourable Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, the Takatso Consortium has expressed its delight and commitment in being selected as the Preferred Strategic Equity Partner (SEP) for South African Airways (SAA).
3 September 2021
The purpose of this development impact report is to provide our stakeholders with a transparent account of how we addressed the most material environmental management, social responsibility and corporate governance issues during FY2021. We have also included material issues that may extend beyond these dates.
11 August 2021
Harith CEO Sipho Makhubela and his leadership team share their vision for infrastructure investments in Africa in the context of a rapidly evolving world – precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy. In this thought leadership series, the Harith leadership team share their thoughts on why they still believe in the “African growth story”.