Infrastructure News

AfDB Approves U.S. $256 Million Investments in Infrastructure, Water, Sanitation and Health

11/09/2014

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) held its first regular meeting since the Bank returned to its statutory headquarters in Abidjan on Monday, September 8 and approved a combined US $256 million...

Categories: Transport, Water, General

How should I go about investing in Africa?

23/07/2014

The Telegraph.co.uk

Ask an Expert: the continent is tipped as the next region to boom but how can investors take advantage?There are several approaches. First, there are a handful of specialist funds. Alquity Africa,...

Categories: General

Africa sees infrastructure as a necessity

22/07/2014

CNBC

Africa, as a whole, has begun to link the necessity for infrastructure with the industry itself, says Andrew Johnstone.

"The linkage between the necessity for infrastructure and industry go hand in hand now. Ministers...

Categories: General

Kaberuka addresses Africa's infrastructure gap at OECD

22/07/2014

BiztechAfrica

African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made a strong case for the importance of tackling private investment impediments in the African infrastructure agenda during the joint AfDB, Organisation for...

Categories: General

Les investissements chinois stimulent le développement de l'Afrique

21/07/2014

Xinhua

D'après le Rapport d'enquête 2013 sur l'attractivité de l'Afrique, publié ; par le cabinet d'audit financier Ernst et Young le 6 mai dernier,cité par le magazine la Chine au Présent, le continent africain attire...

Categories: General

OCDE : Donald Kaberuka veut remédier au déficit d'infrastructures en Afrique

21/07/2014

PR Newswire

Venu à Paris pour participer à une réunion conjointe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE) et de l'International Growth Center (IGC),...

Categories: General

Africa hopes for help from new BRICS bank

18/07/2014

Deutsche Welle

The new BRICS development bank and reserve fund launched this week are intended to provide an alternative to existing Western-led institutions. Africa hopes for aid to make infrastructural improvements.

At a...

Categories: General

L'Afrique souffre encore d'un déficit d'infrastructures

18/07/2014

L'Opinion

Pour Donald Kaberuka, le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le retard pris dans le domaine de l'équipement coûte deux points de croissance au continent.

Alors que le siège de la Banque africaine...

Categories: General

Kaberuka addresses Africa's infrastructure gap at the OECD in Paris

17/07/2014

PR Newswire

African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made a strong case for the importance of tackling private investment impediments in the African infrastructure agenda during the joint AfDB, Organisation for...

Categories: General

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on $1bn Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund 2

03/07/2014

Polity.org.za

Global elite legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the South African Government E mployees Pension Fund (GEPF), African Development Bank (AfDB) and DTD Holdings (DTD) on their proposed...

Categories: General

Responsible Investment, Prudential Regulation and Infrastructure Finance in Africa

03/07/2014

Business Day

Three major events that would ultimately reshape Africa's infrastructure policy discourse occurred in the second quarter of 2014. The First was the World Economic Forum in Africa, which held in Abuja in early May...

Categories: General

Foreign policy: Germany's all inclusive package for Africa

03/07/2014

The Africa Report

Germany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?

The international community has been...

Categories: General

Ghana Among Three Most Favourable Africa Countries For Investment

03/07/2014

Ghana News Agency

Ghana is rated amongst the first three most favourable destinations in intra Africa for investment.

This was revealed in a statement signed by Zuweira Ibrahim, Minister Consular in-charge of Information at the...

Categories: General

Côte d'Ivoire's return to peace heralds new investments

03/07/2014

Bloomberg

Construction foreman Hilaire Adou doubled his staff to meet a September deadline to build 45 houses in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 's commercial capital, for employees of the African Development Bank."The pressure...

Categories: General

African Economies Expected to Continue to Grow

30/06/2014

Voice of America

Good news for Africa, say the experts. Growth is healthy and broad-based, fueled in part by infrastructure spending, domestic demand and trade.

"A lot of people think growth in Africa is only driven by...

Categories: General

Germany announces new approach to Africa development cooperation

27/06/2014

EurActiv

Education Minister Johanna Wanka announced a change of course for German development cooperation in Africa last Friday (20 June). In the future, projects in science and research should be regionally targeted. EurActiv...

Categories: General

Foreign investment growth in Africa patchy

27/06/2014

Deutsche Welle

Foreign direct investment in Africa has risen over the last few years, though rather more modestly than elsewhere. A number of revealing details are to be found in UNCTAD's 2014 World Investment...

Categories: General

Afrique: BAD - Le financement des infrastructures en Afrique au cœur des débats

23/06/2014

Les Dépêches de Brazzaville

Le sommet qui s'est tenu à Dakar, au Sénégal, a permis aux participants de discuter sur la question e t de prôner une bonne préparation pour garantir le succès des projets.
 


La directrice...

Categories: General

L'Afrique perd deux points de croissance chaque année en raison du manque d'infrastructures

19/06/2014

Agence Ecofin



Le secrétaire exécutif de  la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l'Afrique (CEA), Carlos Lopes (photo), a estimé, le 14 juin,  que le continent perd deux points de croissance chaque année en...

Categories: General

Financement des infrastructures en Afrique - « Une bonne préparation garantie le succès des projets », estime Anvaripour, une experte de la BAD

19/06/2014

All Africa

« Quand les projets sont bien préparés, ils n'échouent pas. La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a une grande expérience dans le domaine », a déclaré Neside Tas Anvaripour, directrice d'« Afrique 50 », le nouvel...

Categories: General

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