Infrastructure News

Gate to Gulf and African markets – Egypt gaining lucrative regional trade

15/02/2012

Global Arab Network | February 14, 2012

Already a key conduit for both European and Asian trans-shipment activity, Egypt is working to gain a greater slice of lucrative regional trade as more land-based freighters look to...

L'UE finance 4 projets d'infrastructures électriques en Mauritanie

15/02/2012

L'Union européenne a annoncé cette semaine qu'elle allait prendre part au financement de quatre projets d'amélioration des infrastructures de production et de transport...

Categories: Energy

Prasa announces plans to improve South African rail network

15/02/2012

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has revealed plans to invest an impressive R136 billion to buy 7,000 new trains and also upgrade the facilities at train stations across the country.

Lucky Montana, Prasa group...

Categories: Transport

Tunisie : Des projets prometteurs en infrastructure et construction

14/02/2012

Business News.com - Tunisie | 14 février 2012

Le ministère de l’Equipement a organisé, mardi 14 février 2012, une conférence de presse pour présenter les projets programmés en infrastructure et construction pour la prochaine...

FADD prépare de nouveaux projets d'infrastructure en Tunisie

14/02/2012

Agence Tunis Afrique Presse | 14 février 2012

extraits de l'article :

Seif Al Suwaidi, directeur général du fonds d'Abu-Dhabi pour le développement économique (Fadd), effectue une visite en Tunisie du 13 au 15 février, à ...

Cameroun: Le premier téléphone Made In Cameroon bientôt en vente

14/02/2012

allAfrica.com | February 13, 2012

X-net phone. Ne vous méprenez pas sur la consonance british de ce nom. Il s'agit bel et bien du nom du tout premier téléphone portable, entièrement conçu, configuré, paramétré et développé...

L'ACDI lance le Fonds canadien pour la résilience climatique en Afrique

14/02/2012

StarAfrica.com | February 14, 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, 14 février 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Dans le cadre des efforts déployés par le Canada à l'échelle internationale pour aider les pays en développement à ...

Nigerian minister confirms construction plans for second Niger Bridge over Onitsha

14/02/2012

Mike Onolememen, the Nigerian minister for works, has confirmed that the construction of a second Niger Bridge over Onitsha, Anambra State, will cost the government as much as N100 billion.

Mr Onolememen confirmed his...

Categories: Transport

Signature de deux contrats pour améliorer la desserte en eau potable et en électricité en RDC

14/02/2012

Le ministère de l'Energie en RDC a signé jeudi dernier plusieurs accords portant sur des projets d'amélioration de la desserte en eau potable et en électricité.

Selon 'Radio...

Categories: Water, Energy

Quelle politique énergétique pour l’Afrique ?

13/02/2012

rfi | 7 février, 2012

Débat:

- Jean-Pierre Favennec, président d’ADEA (Association pour le Développement de l’Energie en Afrique). - Pierre Radanne, conseiller des pays africains sur les questions climatiques et énergétiques....

Soitec funded for 50MW solar power plant in South Africa

13/02/2012

Electronics Weekly.com | February 13, 2012

Soitec has secured financing from one of the largest investment banks in Africa to build the company’s planned 50-megawatt peak solar power plant in Touwsrivier, Western...

Nigeria: Oando's Certain March to Becoming an Integrated Energy Giant

13/02/2012

allAfrica.com | February 12, 2012

A N12 billion contract with Shell Petroleum Development Company has given Oando Energy Services Limited, an indigenous oil service company, and a subsidiary of Oando Plc another opportunity...

Zimbabwe - Biggest inland dam in dire straits

13/02/2012

The Southern Times | February 13, 2012

Masvingo - Water levels in Zimbabwe’s largest inland dam, Lake Mutirikwi, in the southern province of Masvingo, have fallen greatly due to irrigation. Experts attributed the massive...

Zambia gets US$80 million for Kazungula Bridge

13/02/2012

Times of Zambia |February 11, 2012

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has given Zambia US$80 million(about K408 billion) to construct the long-awaited Kazungula Bridge which has been on the drawing board for over 40...

Tunisia - A Possible Electrical Savior of Southern Europe?

13/02/2012

Oilprice.com | February 13, 2012

Europe, battered by a perfect storm of recession and rising energy requirements, is looking for additional electrical power reserves anywhere it can.

Surcease may come from North Africa, and...

AITEC Banking & Mobile Money COMESA

13/02/2012

The theme of the sixth annual AITEC Banking & Mobile Money COMESA Conference is “Showcasing the Region’s Banking and Mobile Payment Innovation Successes”.

Nairobi, Kenya, 7-8 March 2012

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Malawi retreats on navigation shire and Zambezi

13/02/2012

The Zimbabwean | February 11, 2012

Last year relations between the two countries cooled when Malawi inaugurated a port at Nsanje on the Shire – but the Mozambican authorities refused to allow barges laden with fertilizer to...

Why flying in Africa is getting harder even as airlines expand fleets

13/02/2012

The East African | February 11, 2012

...Most African airports are expected to see an increase in passenger traffic as the continent opens up to the world for business.

The need to expand the airports is highlighted by the...

Mobile money slowly turning East Africa into cashless society

13/02/2012

The East African |February 11, 2012

Mr Ndiwalana has a wealth of knowledge on this topic. He is currently leading research at Grameen Foundation in Uganda, a global non-profit organisation that works to replicate the work of...

Uganda wins concessions from oil companies

13/02/2012

The East African |February 11, 2012

Prospects for bringing Uganda’s oil to the surface within the revised timeframe of 2015/17 have become brighter with the February 3 signing of new Production Sharing Agreements between the...

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