Infrastructure en continu

$250bn investments in MENA rail projects until 2015

25/09/2012

MUSCAT — A project rail boom within the transport sector in the Middle East and North Africa is expected to materialise in the next three years as the region allocates more than $250 billion worth of investments in various...

Catégories: Transport

South Africa labor strikes spread to transport sector

25/09/2012

Washington Post: JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s labor strikes spread Tuesday from its mines to the transport sector and the country’s transport union says over 20,000 road freight employees are on strike demanding a pay...

Catégories: Transport

Liberia: World Bank Funds to Tackle More Road Projects

25/09/2012

AllAfrica.com (The New Dawn): The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors Thursday approved US$50 million to help Government of Liberia to tackle gridlock on a major road linking the capital city of Monrovia to the Guinea...

Catégories: Transport

What Arik Air’s Suspension Meant For Nigeria

25/09/2012

VENTURES AFRICA – The transport network of Africa’s most populous nation was left in limbo last week as Arik Air, Nigeria’s biggest airline, suspended domestic flights for four consecutive days. The suspension – which took...

Catégories: Transport

South African Minister recommends Shift of African investment towards industry

25/09/2012

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): Africa has a bright future for attracting investment, but must use the opportunity to boost industry and improve infrastructure, H.E. Mr. Rob Davies, Minister of...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

The Emerging Phenomenon Of Community Knowledge Centers In Africa (includes video)

25/09/2012

Huffington Post: In today's world access to digital information is must be a basic human right and is a necessity for economic viability. Unfortunately, Africa is disadvantaged compared to other continents because of its lack ...

Catégories: TIC

South Africa's first utility-scale solar inverter factory opens

24/09/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News: International power equipment supplier 3W Power/AEG Power Solutions has officially opened a manufacturing facility, in the Western Cape, which has the capacity to produce 200 MW/year of solar...

Catégories: Energie

East Africa's Energy Boom

24/09/2012

AllAfrica.com: Gas discoveries in Mozambique and Tanzania, and rising estimates for oil in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Puntland, are attracting global energy companies.

In July, European Commission president José Manuel...

Catégories: Energie

Zim’s infrastructure growth hailed

24/09/2012

The Herald: ZIMBABWE’S level of infrastructure growth is the same as that of neighbouring South Africa, PTA Bank president Mr Admassu Yilma Tadesse said in Harare last week. Mr Tadesse told delegates to the ZimBuild ...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Video: Nigeria - New Face of Online & Mobile Payments

21/09/2012

ABN Digital: Companies MMIT & Bango recently went into a partnership to change the face of online and mobile payment in Nigeria and Africa by introducing M-Content, to enable online and mobile payments for goods and...

Catégories: TIC

Video: South Africa - Digital terrestrial television

21/09/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News: Creamer Media's Mariaan Webb speaks to Engineering News online writer Natasha Odendaal about South Africa's move from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial television.

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Catégories: TIC

AfDB to Embark Upon Developing Africa’s Air Transportation to Strengthen Regional Integration

21/09/2012

A high-level delegation from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) visited the African Development Bank Group on September 18 in Tunis to share industry knowledge and lessons learned that may help revolutionize aviation in...

Catégories: Transport

Interview with AfDB Manager for Infrastructure Finance, Private Sector Department on Importance of Developing Air Transportation in Africa

21/09/2012

A high-level delegation from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) visited the African Development Bank Group on September 18 in Tunis to share industry knowledge that may help revolutionize aviation in Africa. The workshop...

Catégories: Transport

AfDB Approves US $348 Million in Funding for Kenya-Ethiopia Electricity Highway

21/09/2012

The Board of the African Development Fund approved on Thursday, September 20, US $348 million in funding for a US $1.26-billion electricity highway project between Kenya and Ethiopia.

Due for commissioning in November 2017,...

Catégories: Energie

Video: Temperature control company makes headway in Africa

19/09/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News: Provider of temporary power and temperature control services Aggreko Southern and East Africa, opened a new service centre in Walvis Bay, Namibia, last month.

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Catégories: Energie

Tanzania: Mwakyembe: Private sector must seize chance in air transport development

19/09/2012

IPP Media: Taking over the Fly 540 Tanzania operating licence, FastJet, at the weekend, announced plans to set up their very first base here in Dar es Salaam. “We will be enabling people who currently couldn’t even dream of...

Catégories: Transport

South Africa: Umgeni water boss urges training for jobless engineers

19/09/2012

NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence: CYRIL Gamede, the new CE of Umgeni Water, says there are enough engineers in South Africa and perceptions of shortages have arisen because employers do not want to train up newly qualified...

Catégories: Eau

The Nile River: Egypt and Sudan firm up water alliance

19/09/2012

Africa Review: In what must be construed as a warning to the other Nile waters sharing countries, both President Bashir and his Egyptian counterpart reaffirmed their countries “identical position” in regards to the water ...

Catégories: Eau

New Methodology on Cross-Border Electricity Transmission Approved by UN Climate Change Board

19/09/2012

African Development Bank: In its 69th meeting held in Bangkok, September 9-13, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) approved a new ...

Catégories: Energie

Report cites potential for EAC to save transport costs

18/09/2012

IPP Media: The East African business community will be able to save on transport costs by $1.9bn by 2015 if the East African Community (EAC) Partner States rehabilitate northern and central corridors, according a new report...

Catégories: Transport

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