Infrastructure News

Ghana set to host investment forum

30/12/2011

Ghana is set to host the Africa Investment Forum, aimed at discussing procurement and project funding across the continent next year.

The event, which will take place from March 28th to 29th 2012 and will be the tenth of its...

Categories: General

Egypt set for $650m fund

29/12/2011

Egypt is set to gain $650 million (£422 million) worth of funding from a range of global lending institutions, some of which will be used for infrastructure projects.

According to Engineering news, a minister for the north...

La nouvelle aérogare de Pointe-Noire coûtera plus de 35 milliards FCFA

29/12/2011

La construction de la nouvelle aérogare de l’aéroport Agostinho-Neto de Pointe-Noire, du nom de l’ancien président angolais, coûtera à l’Etat congolais plus 35 milliards de...

Categories: Transport

Plan d’urgence de distribution lancé au Sénégal

28/12/2011

Le ministre de la Coopération internationale, des transports aériens, des infrastructures et de l’énergie Karim Wade vient de lancer lundi 26 décembre le début des travaux du Plan...

Niger: 10 millions USD pour la construction d'un tronçon de la route transsaharienne

22/12/2011

Le Niger a signé lundi dernier avec la Banque arabe pour le développement économique en Afrique (BADEA) un accord de prêt de 10 millions de dollars destiné au financement du projet de...

Categories: Transport

Angola: 16,5 milliards USD pour l'électricité

21/12/2011

Le ministre angolais de l'Energie et des Eaux Joao Baptista Borges a annoncé le week-end dernier que l'Angola envisage d'investir 16,5 milliards de dollars d'ici l'année 2016 pour...

Egypt 'to upgrade railways and ports'

21/12/2011

Egypt is to conduct a study into its transport system to assess ways of establishing better links between east and west. Japan has been commissioned to complete the survey on the nation before plans are drawn up, reports the...

AfDB announces $107m funding for The Gambia

20/12/2011

A $107.4 million (£68.4 million) fund has been approved by the board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfBD) for a key infrastructure project. The Trans-Gambia Bridge and Cross Boarder Improvement Project will...

Tunisie: Lancement d'un nouveau programme pour l'alimentation en eau potable

16/12/2011

La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) va financer à hauteur de 126 millions de dollars, un nouveau programme d'alimentation en eau potable en milieu rural en Tunisie.

L’Etat tunisien investira quant...

Kenya seeking infrastructure loan

15/12/2011

Kenya's Treasury has asked a number of international banks to provide a syndicated Sh54 billion (£386 million) loan for infrastructure financing. According to Business Daily, the deal with financiers - including Citi,...

Categories: General

Cameroun: Lancement de la fibre optique à Douala

14/12/2011

La phase de lancement de la boucle optique urbaine de Douala au Cameroun a eu lieu mardi dernier.

Il s'agit de la première phase d’un programme d’investissement pour la construction d'un réseau...

Categories: ICT

China 'is biggest lender to Africa'

14/12/2011

China has surpassed the World Bank in terms of the amount of money it lends to developing countries in Africa. According to Shanghaiist, the Asian country has signed a number of multi-billion dollar deals with some of the...

Categories: General

Denmark explains decision to pull Zambia clean water funding

13/12/2011

Denmark has explained why it has decided to halt its funding of water sanitation programmes in Zambia and six other African countries. The country's ambassador to the African nation, Thomas Schjerbeck, claims that the...

Categories: Water

Cape Town's R125m fibre-optic network completed

12/12/2011

Cape Town's 125 million rand (£9.2 million) 500 km fibre optic network project has been completed. Part of a city-wide broadband infrastructure project, the network will ensure the city has access to low-cost broadband...

Prêt de 80 millions USD pour une centrale électrique de 20 MW au Burundi

08/12/2011

Le Burundi va recevoir un prêt de 80 millions de dollars de la banque indienne Exim afin de financer la construction d'une centrale hydroélectrique à l'ouest du pays.

Le Sénat a approuvé...

Vers la création d'un nouvel institut africain de l'énergie

07/12/2011

L'Association pour le développement de l'énergie en Afrique (ADEA) a annoncé la création prochaine d'un Institut Africain de l'Energie.

Cette annonce a été faite à...

Bitumen shortage causing R1bn of delays in South Africa

06/12/2011

More than one billion rand (£79 million) worth of road projects in South Africa are being delayed by a bitumen shortage. According to Engineering News, work being carried out by the South African National Roads Agency...

EIB to provide €35m funding for water project in Durban

05/12/2011

A €35 million (£30 million) loan agreement to provide long-term funding for clean water supplies in Durban has been set up. The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide the money to Umgeni Water to build new...

Categories: Water

Arab Bank gives £35m for Kenyan irrigation project

05/12/2011

The Arab Bank has given a grant of £35 million to help irrigate a semi-arid area in Kieni and Nyeri County, Kenya. All Africa reports that the project, which is being run by the country's National Irrigation board over...

Categories: Water

EIB agrees €100m fund for renewable energy in South Africa

02/12/2011

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a deal with Investec to establish a €100 million (£86 million) fund for renewable energy in South Africa. Used to promote clean energy generation and energy efficient...

Categories: Energy

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