Internet use and connectivity across east Africa is set for a boost thanks to a multi-million dollar investment in the region.
Some $400 million (£242.3 million) is being spent by Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi...
Two Chinese enterprises have been selected by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to carry out works on rehabilitating and modernizing two airports.
The Dibamba Power Development Company (Dpdc), which runs the Dibamba power station in Cameroon, has just obtained funding of 67 million euros.
These funds are being provided by...
Broadband prices across Africa could be reduced following news that a R350 million (£30.6 million) fibre system linking Gauteng and Mtunzini on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast has been switched on.
The system, which is owned...
India is to provide Africa with lines of credit amounting to a total of some five billion dollars by 2014, it was learned this week.
These funds will be earmarked to help governments reach their development goals,...
French investment in carbon trading projects in Kenya will come as a boost to the nation's environmentally-friendly energy infrastructure.
Some Sh500 million (£3.6 million) is being allocated by French sovereign fund...
The World Bank has just awarded an additional grant of 2.2 million dollars to the Emergency Electricity and Water Rehabilitation Project in Guinea-Bissau.
Senior energy economist of the World Bank, Moez...
The Congolese Minister for Energy and Water, Bruno Jean Richard Itoua, announced last Monday that the Congo aimed to attain 90 percent access to electricity by 2015.
The government will concentrate on...
Last Monday, the World Bank granted a 90 million dollar loan to Niger to finance the Urban Water and Drainage Program (PEAMU).
It includes the extension of the network and an increase in water...
The Moroccan government has revealed plans to invest €8 billion (£6.9 billion) in renewable energy projects between now and 2020.
In addition, the German government has agreed to support the plan with further...
Some $71 million (£44 million) has been loaned by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to the National Road Fund Agency (NRFA).
The cash will be used to finance the upgrading of five major roads in Zambia to tarmac...
The West African Development Bank (WADB) has granted a loan of 11.3 million dollars to Benin in order to contribute to the funding of a road infrastructure project.
This is the project to...
Rural infrastructure in Uganda is set to be improved following the approval of a $64.8 million (£39.6 million) loan to the country.
Offered by the African Development Fund, the cash will be used to improve the quality of...
The first section of the tramway in Morocco was inaugurated last Wednesday, in the presence of King Mohammed VI.
It will link the cities of Rabat and Salé. Forty four tramways,...
Energy is expected to be a topic high on the agenda at the India-Africa Forum Summit which kicks-off today (June 20th).
The five-day conference, which will take place in New Delhi, is an important economic and political platform...
Work on the construction of the first phase of the hydroelectric dam at Kandadji, on the river Niger, will start on 23 May.
"The Nigerian government has already released more than 2...
Internet and satellite TV access across East Africa are set to be improved thanks to a $57.5 million investment by Kenya's Wananchi Group.
Business Daily reports that the digital media company has reportedly attracted...
Last Tuesday in Nouakchott, telephone operator Mauritel launched a fiber optic cable project linking the towns of Nouakchott and Kobonni.
The project consists of laying a cable with a capacity...
Investment from the IFC, the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) is expected to help boost Cameroon’s energy infrastructure.
The three organisations are investing a total of...
A national call for tenders for the realization of alignment studies for gas supply systems in Algeria has just been launched by the Electricity and Gas Engineering company (CEEG).
The project concerns...