Infrastructure en continu

ICT: African governments get behind Africa's domain name

30/03/2012

BizCommunity.com - March 29, 2012

Government ministers attending the recent Innovation Africa Digital (IAD) Summit in Ethiopia, this week pledged their support for the ZA Central Registry's (ZACR) bid to become the dotAfrica...

Catégories: TIC

Climate change squeezing Malawi’s maize production

30/03/2012

News Time Africa - March 29, 2012

Despite Malawi registering surplus maize yields in recent years, food production in the southern African nation has been on the decline, a climate change study has indicated. Malawi has in the...

Catégories: Eau

BRICS -Rising powers say new bank can help development

30/03/2012

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leaders of five of the world's fast-rising powers agreed Thursday to move toward creating a new development bank that would improve access to capital for poor nations.

Accusing current international...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

South Africa’s second renewables bid window heavily oversubscribed

30/03/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - March 29, 2012

The South African government confirmed on Thursday that it had received a total of 79 tenders, representing 3 233 MW of potential power generation capacity, during the...

Catégories: Energie

South Africa opts for incremental smart-grid migration

30/03/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - March 30, 2012

State-owned power utility Eskom has started to deploy a hybrid smart grid model that supports its legacy time- division multiplexing management system, while gradually...

Catégories: Energie

New energy videos: Economics of Energy & Affordable Electricity in South Africa at a Tipping Point (South Africa)

30/03/2012

DesignBuiltSA - March 23 & 29, 2012

Two newly uploaded videos in ICA energy infrastructure playlist:

1. Affordable Electricity in South Africa at a Tipping Point?

Mike Rossouw, Chairmen of the heavy energy users group in...

Catégories: Energie

Two Water Infrastructure Videos: Water & Sanitation projects and Sappi Tugela River Project (South Africa)

30/03/2012

DesignBuiltSA - March 20 & 23, 2012

Two newly uploaded videos in ICA water infrastructure playlist:

1. Sappi Tugela River Project (South Africa)

Energy savings and load shifting capabilities at a water treatment and bulk...

Catégories: Eau

Angola: 120 millions USD pour l'approvisionnement en eau de Malanje

30/03/2012

L'Angola va investir 120 millions de dollars dans les prochains jours dans la construction du nouveau système d'approvisionnement en eau et assainissement de la ville de Malanje.

L'annonce a été...

Catégories: Eau

Une nouvelle centrale thermoélectrique en Angola

30/03/2012

Le ministre angolais de l'Energie et Eau, João Baptista Borges, a posé mardi dernier la première pierre du chantier de construction de la centrale thermoélectrique de Menongue, en Angola.

Elle...

Catégories: Energie

MTN awarded Benin Republic and Cote d'Ivoire licences for broadband investment

30/03/2012

MTN, one of Africa's leading communications providers, has been awarded a universal licence in Benin Republic and a 3G licence in Cote d'Ivoire, with both set to lead to large infrastructure investments. The firm will be...

Catégories: TIC

Zimbabwe shortlists bids for enlarging power plants

29/03/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - March 28, 2012

Zimbabwe has short-listed eleven bidders for the expansion of its Hwange and Kariba South power plants, with a winner expected to be announced in the third quarter of this...

Catégories: Energie

A New Approach to a New Africa- Transcript of Speech by Tony Blair

29/03/2012

The South African.com - March 28, 2012

Below is the speech made by Tony Blair at the The Times CEO Summit Africa, 19 March 2012

“Without doubt Africa is on the move. Just consider the following: in eight of the past 10...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

The Good And The Bad Of Kenya's First Oil Strike

29/03/2012

National Public Radio (US) - March 28, 2012

For the first time, oil has been discovered in the East African nation of Kenya. The country's energy minister quickly held a news conference. Holding up a bottle of crude, he...

Catégories: Energie

South Africa - Real Economy Report 195 - illegal water use & economic implications (video)

29/03/2012

Creamer media - March 28, 2012

The Real Economy Report from Creamer Media in Johannesburg:The Department of Water Affairs has recently closed in on some farms in the Vaal dam area for illegal water use. Megan Wait...

Catégories: Eau

South Africa: Pros & Cons of Shale Gas (video)

29/03/2012

ABNDigital - March 28, 2012

The South African economy is highly dependent upon electricity production for its industrial commercial and domestic energy needs. Large shale gas deposits could augment primary energy supplies to...

Catégories: Energie

Zimbabwe: 'Infrastructure, Maintenance Spending Constrained'

29/03/2012

allAfrica.com - March 29, 2012

ZIMBABWE'S current spending on infrastructure maintenance is significantly below par. African Development Bank (Zimbabwe) lead economist Mr Damoni Kitabire told the Herald Business that the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

BRICS urged to support African infrastructure development

29/03/2012

cntv - March 27, 2012

JOHANNESBURG, March 27 (Xinhua) -- A South African government agency on Tuesday called for the BRICS group to participate in the African infrastructure development program, financing and potentially even ...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Fossil fuels to remain dominant in Africa’s energy mix

29/03/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - March 27, 2012

Fossil fuels will continue to dominate Africa’s energy mix in the next three to five decades, but their depletion should be envisaged in the second half of the century, World...

Catégories: Energie

Boom time for Mozambique, once the basket case of Africa

29/03/2012

The Guardian - March 28, 2012

The shells of stylish colonial-era buildings, like shipwrecks on the ocean floor, still give Maputo a distinct character. But the capital of Mozambique no longer feels like an urban museum. Amid...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Cameroon secures $107 mln loans for hydro project

29/03/2012

Reuters - March 28, 2012

Cameroon has reached financing agreements totalling 52.89-billion CFA francs with two regional banks for the construction of the Lom Pangar hydroelectricity project, a decree signed by the government...

Catégories: Eau, Energie

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