The first ever “African Green City Bond” was issued on the JSE in June 2015. What “appetite” for this new debts in African cities? Are green bonds a method of refinancing for existing assets? And also renewable energy projects? How do you know if a bond is “green”? Are green bonds any different than other municipal bonds? Why should African cities be interested in green bonds? What’s in it for investors? Does it takes extra capacities or cost for the city to issue a green bond?