Infrastructure News

Transport infrastructure in East Africa 'to be enhanced'

28/02/2011

East Africa's transport infrastructure is set to improve as a $300 million (£186 million) investment has been announced.

The Dar es Salaam port in Tanzania and Mombasa port in Kenya will see operations become automated,...

Categories: Transport

Waste management program: World Bank grants 100 million Euros to Morocco

28/02/2011

A development policy loan (DPL) relating to the household waste sector was signed Monday 28 February in Rabat.

This DPL will support the waste management program of the country, with the goal of improving...

Categories: General

Possible investments by China in East Africa

28/02/2011

Discussions between a Chinese delegation and the leaders of the East African Community (EAC) took  place in Tanzania, Thursday February 24, with the aim of discussing...

Categories: ICT, General, Transport, Energy

Renewable energies in Africa: Meeting to be held in Paris in April

28/02/2011

France and Kenya announced on February 23 that an international meeting of Energy ministers from all over the world will take place in Paris on April 21.

At a press conference held...

Categories: Energy

Tanzania's energy infrastructure 'needs to be developed'

25/02/2011

Improving the energy infrastructure of Tanzania remains the biggest single challenge facing the nation.

This is according to energy and mineral resources minister William Ngeleja, who noted residents in the country need to have...

Categories: Energy

Turkey willing to send ship to Senegal to generate electricity

25/02/2011

The Senegalese minister for Urbanization and Sanitation, Adama Sall, announced last Wednesday in Dakar that Turkey was prepared to send a ship to Senegal which is capable of generating electricity.

This...

Categories: Energy

Guinea: Launch of works on Conakry-Kankan railroad

25/02/2011

Last Tuesday, the first stone was laid for the railroad between Conakry and Kankan in Guinea, in the presence of the former Brazilian president Lula da Silva and Guinean president Alpha...

Categories: Transport

South Africa to build world's biggest solar power station

24/02/2011

South Africa's energy infrastructure could be set for a huge improvement as plans are underway to build the world's largest solar power station.

The 5GW plant would be stationed in the Northern Cape region after an...

Categories: Energy

Mauritania receives 39 million USD to restore its drinking water network

24/02/2011

The Kuwaiti Development Fund has signed a financing agreement with Mauritania to the value of 39 million dollars, to finance a transport and water distribution infrastructure project...

Categories: Water

Nigeria to invest 10 million USD per year to increase generation to 40,000 MW

24/02/2011

Nigeria is to invest ten million dollars per year in the energy sector in order to attain the government's goal of a generating capacity of 40,000 megawatts...

Categories: Energy

DRC: Germany wants to contribute to the renovation of the Inga hydroelectric dam

23/02/2011

Germany is willing to invest 600 million Euros in the project to renovate the Inga hydroelectric dam, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, reports the PANA press agency.

Peter Blomeyer,...

Categories: Energy, Water

Tanzania's infrastructure to improve with updated CAS

23/02/2011

Tanzania's infrastructure is set for improvements thanks to the World Bank's Country Assistance Strategy (CAS).

The updated document will seek to ensure progress is made in developments for utilities, ports and railroads,...

Categories: General, Transport, Energy, Water

Water infrastructure 'on the up' in The Gambia

22/02/2011

Water infrastructure in The Gambia is set to receive a boost with the construction of a new plant.

The wastewater treatment facility has cost $2 million (£1.2 million), been developed by Gambega and it comes as the nation...

Categories: Water

African Development Bank grants over 37 million USD for infrastructure in Guinea

22/02/2011

The African Development Bank (ADB) has just signed a number of financing agreements with the government of Guinea amounting to a total of 37.6 million dollars.

These funds...

Categories: Energy

Algeria to invest $156bn in new infrastructure projects

21/02/2011

Algeria's infrastructure is set for an improvement after it revealed a $156 billion (£96 billion) investment in new projects.

As well as this, there will also be £130 billion spent on existing developments, with...

Categories: General, Transport, Water

Energy infrastructure set to improve in South Africa

18/02/2011

South Africa's energy infrastructure may be set to improve as the country has been pinpointed as an area of investor interest in the renewable sector.

Greg Nott, international lawyer and special adviser to the Energy Indaba,...

Categories: Energy

Kuwait Fund lends 8 million USD for road infrastructures in Cameroon

18/02/2011

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (Fkdea) is to grant a loan in the value of 8 million dollars to Cameroon, in order to finance a road infrastructure project.

The loan agreement...

Categories: Transport

Kisumu international airport in Kenya to open next May

17/02/2011

The director general of the Kenyan Airports Authority, Stephen Gichuki, announced last Monday that the  international airport in Kisumu will be operational by next May.

The renovation and extension...

Categories: Transport

Transport infrastructure improvements for South Africa

17/02/2011

South Africa's transport infrastructure is to improve as the government tackles the issue of potholes on its primary and secondary roads.

Some 22 million South African Rand (£1.9 million) has been earmarked for the...

Categories: Transport

Uganda to get renewable energy plant

16/02/2011

A power plant that will produce 40MW is to be built in Uganda by Taylor Biomass Energy Uganda (TBEU).

The scheme, which will burn rubbish and convert it into electricity, is set to improve energy infrastructure in the country and...

Categories: Energy

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