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British International Investment bets on innovation under Africa boss Chijiutomi

By Nicholas Norbrook

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Posted on August 2, 2023 15:28

 © Chris Chijiutomi, Head of Africa at BII (rights reserved)
Chris Chijiutomi, Head of Africa at BII (rights reserved)

The UK development financier BII is funding telecoms in Ethiopia and partnering with DP World in Senegal. Can it help bring Africa the patient capital it needs?

“Our core themes remain centred on productivity, sustainability and inclusivity,” says Chris Chijiutomi, the Managing Director and Head of Africa for British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution. 

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