Development Bank of Southern Africa

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The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a Development Finance Institution wholly owned by the government of South Africa[1] that focuses on investments and joint ventures/partnerships in public and private sector financing. Approximately 86% of loans are for infrastructural development throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

The bank also funds entrepreneurial ventures. Among the enterprises the bank has funded are Mzoli's, a restaurant/bar and gathering place in the township of Gugulethu outside of Capetown[2]


  1. ^ "Innovative funding instruments and strategies finance the Bank's projects". Kwazulu-Natal Top Business Portfolio. Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  2. ^ Unathi Kondile. "Mzoli's Meat". Youth Radio. Retrieved 2007-09-17.