Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private Equity News.

1. CDC invests in Uhuru Growth Fund I’s $113m first close

Uhuru Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based out of Lagos and Abidjan, has announced the first close of Uhuru Growth Fund I (UGF) at $113 million, with capital support from CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI), along with other DFI partners, commercial ...