Gambia energy minister Ousman Jammeh has called for donors to help fund two projects identified in 2007 to improve rural electrification.
Represented by minister of the Interior Ousman Sonko, Mr Jammeh was reported by Foroyaa...
Executive director of the Uganda National Roads authority Pete Ssebanakitta has announced the approval of a new bridge crossing the Nile.
Speaking through authority spokesperson Dan Alinange during a workshop in Kampala, the...
Sasol Synfuels has said it is suffering from rising prices due to Eskom's expansion projects and has announced plans to move towards independence using natural gas from Mozambique.
Chief executive officer Pat Davies declared that...
A South African public construction company, TCTA, has announced that it is seeking to accrue 44 billion Rand (6 billion Dollars) to finance several infrastructure projects in the water sector, TCTA CEO Halima Nazeer announced on...
An agreement between SES and Intersat will increase broadband penetration in ten eastern and central African countries, it has been announced.
Due to start in the January 2010, the deal is aimed at bringing internet to the...
A joint project involving five states in the Nile region will be put into effect over the next five years, aimed at the development of transport and electricity distribution infrastructures.
The announcement was made on...
A geothermal energy project is going to be undertaken in Kenya’s Rift Valley.
Financed by the European Union to the amount of 1.7 billion Sh (about 12 million Dollars), the project will be implemented by UNIDO, the UN body...
The Department for International Development has announced a doubling in funding for its road-building programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from £38 million to £76 million.
Africa minister Gareth Thomas...
The South African bank group Absa announced on Thursday 3 September 2009 that it had signed an agreement with IFC (International Finance Corporation) to invest in infrastructure projects in Africa.
“Absa, by way of Absa Capital,...
The Democratic Republic of Congo will open the doors to a $5 billion (£3 billion) Western Power Corridor hydropower project this week, the Congolese ambassador to South Africa has revealed.
In an interview with Bloomberg,...
The African Development Bank has just granted a loan of 78 million Dollars to Nigeria for upgrading infrastructures in the water supply and drainage sector.
The prime objective of the project is to improve access to the drinking...
A contract worth 21 million Euros (about 30 million Dollars) for the deployment of the fibre optic Internet has just been signed between the French company Alcatel-Lucent and Telecomunicacoes de Moçambique (TDM), the Mozambique...
Transmissions lines will be built to link Kenya with Ethiopia and Tanzania to reinforce the existing network and allow the latter states access to long-term low tariffs, Capital Business magazine has reported.
The Sh123 billion...
On Wednesday, 2 September, the African Development Bank (BAD) approved a loan of 87.83 million Tunisian Dinars (66.306 million Dollars) to upgrade the country’s electricity distribution networks.
The loan will go to finance a...
After trying to sell off the state-owned telecoms monopoly Nitel for years, Nigeria has announced that 13 potential investors could be interested - and president Umaru Yar'Adua has given a 60-day deadline for privatisation.