In Brief


- The biggest barrier to implementing regional infrastructure projects in Africa are the countries themselves, the Infrastructure Africa conference heard in Sandton on Tuesday (16 July). The Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (Pida) is the latest attempt to bring Africa's long list of infrastructure projects under one umbrella. Full story here

- Moody’s said that Naspers’ robust performance in the pay-TV business, with profitable subscriber growth notably in the low income segment, is set to gain further traction driven by the current low market penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa and the improved affordability of entertainment packages. Full details here