Infrastructure News

L'ONU recommande un investissement annuel de 198 millions USD pour l'eau

31/08/2011

Un nouveau rapport de l'ONU suggère un investissement annuel de 198 milliards de dollars dans le secteur de l'eau et de l'assainissement au niveau mondial.

Cette somme pourrait, en moins de quatre ans, diminuer...

Categories: Water

Japan invests $24.2m in new Tanzania-Rwanda bridge

31/08/2011

Japan has announced that it will invest $24.2 million (£14.82 million) in improving transport infrastructure between Tanzania and Rwanda.

Reuters has reported that the money will be given to build a bridge linking the two...

Categories: Transport

UN hopes to improve road safety in Africa with infrastructure projects

30/08/2011

The United Nations (UN) plans to reduce the number of road-related accidents in Africa by encouraging infrastructure projects.

Its Decade of Action for Road Safety will look at ways to "encourage the implementation of...

Categories: Transport

LA CTGPC choisie pour la construction d'un barrage hydroélectrique au Cameroun

27/08/2011

Le gouvernement du Cameroun vient de signer un accord avec l'entreprise chinoise China Three Georges Corp. (CTGPC) concernant la construction du barrage hydroélectrique Lom Pangar.

Le contrat, d'une valeur de 200...

Categories: Energy

Vers une interconnexion électrique entre la Zambie, la Tanzanie et le Kenya?

27/08/2011

La Zambie, le Kenya et la Tanzanie ont entamé des discussions sur le développement d'une interconnexion électrique entre les trois pays.

Ce projet contribuera à améliorer...

Categories: Energy

Le Cameroun va bitumer 35.000 km de route d'ici 2020

26/08/2011

Le ministre des Travaux publics camerounais, Bernard Messengue Avom, a annoncé le 24 août dernier que 35.000 kilomètres de nouvelles routes devraient être bitumées à l'horizon 2020...

Categories: Transport

AfDB to reveal extent of infrastructure needs in Nigeria

26/08/2011

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has revealed it will publish a report looking at Nigeria's infrastructure to determine what development projects need to go ahead.

This will help the government work out what areas it needs...

Categories: General

Nigeria's debt 'will have repercussions for its infrastructure'

25/08/2011

Nigeria needs to reduce the amount of debt it has in order for the country to be able to develop and undertake infrastructure projects. Coordinator of the economy and finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said the nation...

Categories: General

Le Malawi adopte une nouvelle politique nationale des TIC

25/08/2011

Le Secrétaire chargé des TIC au Malawi, Hawa Ndilowe a présenté mardi dernier à Lilongwe, la capitale, la nouvelle politique nationale des Technologies de l’information et de la...

Categories: ICT

L'Inde accorde 70 millions USD au Congo pour l'extension du réseau électrique

25/08/2011

Le Congo a reçu cette semaine un prêt de 70 millions de dollars de l'Inde afin de financer un projet d'extension du réseau électrique à travers le pays.

Cette annonce a été...

Categories: Energy

Tanzania government to double water supply in Dar es Salaam

24/08/2011

The water infrastructure in Tanzania is set to improve, after the government announced it will raise its investment to increase water supply in its capital Dar es Salaam.

It intends to boost the amount of water for the city to...

Categories: Water

Water supply in Africa has increased by 13%, report says

23/08/2011

The water supply infrastructure in Africa has been improving as access to water has increased since 1990.

According to a recent report released by the Water and Sanitation Program at the World Bank, 58 per cent of the population...

Categories: Water

RDC : Un consortium indien va construire la centrale hydroélectrique de Katende

23/08/2011

Le consortium indien BHEL-ANGELIQUE international Ltd a remporté l'appel d'offre lié à la construction de la centrale hydroélectrique de grand Katende et des réseaux associés au...

Categories: Energy

Le Niger va construire 500km de routes par an

23/08/2011

Le Premier ministre nigérien Brigi Rafini vient d'annoncer que son gouvernement prévoyait de lancer un nouveau programme de construction de voies de communication avec la réalisation d’au moins 500...

Categories: Transport

Helios Towers Africa announces plans for ICT investment in Tanzania

22/08/2011

A new ICT investment scheme has been planned for Tanzania over the next five years, it has been revealed.

According to reports from Bloomberg, Helios Towers Africa, a telecommunications tower builder and operator, is set to...

Categories: ICT

Nigeria's energy infrastructure will be improved by 2015, says president

19/08/2011

The energy infrastructure in Nigeria is set to see an improvement after president Goodluck Jonathan revealed plans to boost its power supply. He told the Board of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company that the government intends...

Categories: Energy

Un nouvel avion pour Sénégal Airlines

19/08/2011

Grâce à son tout nouvel avion, Sénégal Airlines va maintenant desservir Cotonou, Doula et Libreville. Cet Airbus A320 pourra transporter jusqu’à 136 personnes, plus...

Categories: Transport

Contractors asked to make suggestions on highway project in Nairobi

18/08/2011

Contractors have been urged to put in bids for a road infrastructure project to take place in Naoribi. Business Daily Africa has reported that following the termination of the Strabag International contract for the overpass in...

Categories: Transport

Liberia government signs finance deal for infrastructure work

17/08/2011

Liberia could see an improvement to its infrastructure as its government has signed an agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for extra financing. It agreed to two $56 million (£33.80 million) grants to be used...

Categories: General

Le boom des TIC en Afrique

17/08/2011

L’utilisation des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) a connu un véritable boom en Afrique ces derniers mois.

Selon l’Union internationale des télécommunications...

Categories: ICT

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