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

1. Alitheia IDF announces final close at $100m

The management of Alitheia IDF, Africa’s first women-led and women-focused private equity fund, has announced the final close of the $100 million fund with the European Investment Bank (EIB) joining as the closing investor with $24.6 million.

Led by principal partners Polo Leteka and Tokunboh Ishmael, A...