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  • Off-cycle Internship at Norfund!

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    We are looking for up to four dedicated and ambitious students who want to spend the next semester working on challenging and rewarding projects within development finance in our Oslo office. Are you the right candidate?

  • All Norfund staff in Nairobi are taken care of

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    Today's serious incident in Nairobi happened in the building complex where Norfund and NMI have their offices. All Norfunds seven staff and the one employed by NMI are well taken care off. No one are serious injured.

  • D.light provides solar energy to millions in rural areas

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    Norfund and consortium partners invest $41 million in d.light. This will enable expansion of d.lights solar and Pay-Go consumer finance business in Africa. As of today d.light has provided solar energy to more than 88 million people in 62 countries worldwide.

  • Norfund prepares new growth strategy as Thorleifsson takes over

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    A venture capitalist with a soft spot for smallholder farmers in Africa and a strong stomach for risk taking,Tellef Thorleifsson has taken over the helm of Norfund, the 22-billion-crown aid-financed investment fund in Oslo. His first task is to oversee a new Norfund strategy, writes Development Today.

  • New CEO - Tellef Thorleifsson - ready to drive Norfund forward

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    I firmly believe in strengthening the private sector – in doing job creation through establishment of new companies and fostering strong infrastructure. This will improve people’s livelihood and reduce poverty, says Tellef Thorleifsson, Norfund’s new CEO.

  • An international teambuilder who believes in the tech potential

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    "I firmly believe in strengthening the private sector – in job creation through the establishment of new companies and by providing critical infrastructure. This will improve people’s livelihood and reduce poverty. It doesn’t mean I am negative to traditional aid. It only means I believe investments are very important and that my skillset can best be applied to this area," says Tellef Thorleifsson, Norfund’s new CEO.

  • Norfund supports AfricInvest’s close of FIVE

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    AfricInvest, a leading pan-African private equity firm, has announced the second close of FIVE, a platform for investing in financial institutions in Africa. FIVE aims to improve access to financial services for the African population, while achieving financial returns for its investors.

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