Infrastructure en continu

Nigeria set for road infrastructure improvements

08/05/2012

Plans to improve the road infrastructure in Nigeria have just been announced by the Taraba State government, Vanguard has reported.

According to the government, the state of Taraba is set to see the construction of four...

West Africa - The Future of Telecoms (video)

07/05/2012

ABNDigital - 7 May 2012

With the arrival of several cables at the coast, telecom companies in the West African region are seeing immense growth in Nigeria. Experts predict that the sector will expand by 5.9% between 2011 and...

Catégories: TIC

Fin d'une étude sur l’interconnexion électrique entre la Côte d’Ivoire, le Libéria, la Sierra Léone et la Guinée

04/05/2012

Le Gouvernement guinéen vient d’annoncer la fin de l’Etude d’Impact Environnemental et Social et du Tracé de Ligne du projet d’interconnexion Côte d’Ivoire - Libéria -...

One-stop Beitbridge border ‘imperative’ to unlocking further trade, investment

03/05/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 3 May 2012

Implementation of a one-stop border post at Beitbridge, the congested crossing between South Africa and Zimbabwe, is “imperative” to reducing trade-restricting transactions costs...

Catégories: Transport

South Africa: Sanral respects e-toll judgment

03/05/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 3 May 2012

The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is still studying a ruling by the High Court in Pretoria which brought the Gauteng e-tolling project to a halt, it said on...

Catégories: Transport

African air traffic takes off in first quarter

03/05/2012

Business Day - 2 May 2012

AFRICAN airlines recorded a 14,3% overall increase in air traffic, both consumer and freight, in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the International Air Transport ...

Catégories: Transport

The potential for renewable energy in Africa

03/05/2012

ESI - Africa.com - 2 May 2012

In Africa, South Africa is investing in wind farms, and along the highways of the Western Cape, one sees a number of solar panels gracing the roofs of government subsidised houses in townships....

Catégories: Energie

Durban to Explore Sea-Current Power With Hydro Alternative

03/05/2012

Bloomberg - 2 May 2012

South Africa's southeastern coastal city of Durban is considering developing plants to generate electricity from sea-currents together with Hydro Alternative Energy Inc., which says the project would be...

Catégories: Energie

In Sierra Leone, US$34 Million to Rehabilitate Matotoka-Safadu Road

03/05/2012

Awareness Times - 2 May 2012

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Samura Kamara, has on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone signed a loan agreement and two grant agreements worth thirty-four...

Catégories: Transport

'For much of Africa, water resources are available'

03/05/2012

Deutsche Welle - 30 April 2012

Africa's chronic shortage of fresh water could be alleviated by stepping up efforts to access groundwater reserves, or aquifers. UK scientists have produced a pan-African map of reserves...

Catégories: Eau

Clean drinking water for everyone

03/05/2012

phys.org - 1 May 2012

It’s easy enough to purify clear water. The solar water disinfection method, or SODIS, calls for leaving a transparent plastic bottle of clear water out in the sun for six hours. That allows heat and ...

Catégories: Eau

Wind turbine produces water out of thin air

03/05/2012

CNN - 30 April 2012

Wind turbines have long produced renewable energy but a French engineering firm has discovered another eco-purpose for the towering structures.

Eole Water claims to have successfully modified the...

Catégories: Eau

Interpreting New Data on Africa’s Groundwater

03/05/2012

Circle of Blue - 2 May 2012

This BBC article, tweeted to our our @circleofblue account, gives the results of a new report by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the University College London’s Department of Geography (UCL)...

Catégories: Eau

Nigeria Ranks 'Very Low' in Water Index

03/05/2012

allAfrica.com - 3 May 2012

Nigeria has been ranked very low in an Africa Water Poverty Index indicating that the country is lagging behind in meeting the water requirement of its population.

But the Minister of water...

Catégories: Eau

Nigerian govt confirms plans to construct new port

03/05/2012

The Nigerian Federal Government has revealed more details of an ambitious plan to build a new inland river port in Kogi State, Leadership has reported.

Labaran Maku, the minister of information, confirmed that the new port in...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Madagascar : Un large port en projet à Soalala

02/05/2012

Le groupe chinois WISCO projette d'installer un grand port à Soalala, dans la région de Boeny à Madagascar.

Le PDG de WISCO, Luo Yuan Jun, a déclaré à l'agence de presse Xinhua que la région cherchait un site côtier favorable...

Catégories: Transport

Angola : Le gouvernement investit dans l’énergie solaire

02/05/2012

Le gouvernement angolais vient d'annoncer son intention d’investir dans plus de 130 projets d’énergie solaire.

Lors d’un forum Allemagne-Afrique sur l’énergie, qui s’est déroulé du 22 au 25 Avril en Allemagne, le ministre...

Kenyan govt announces infrastructure spending

02/05/2012

Kenyan government officials have confirmed that a record figure is set to be spent on improving the country's road network and energy improvements, The Star has reported.

The Ministry of Roads will, in fact, receive as much...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Annonce de la construction d'un parc éolien de 10MW au Maroc

02/05/2012

Une centrale éolienne de 10MW va être mise en service dès 2014 à Safi, au sud de Casablanca (Maroc), a-t-on appris cette semaine.

Ce parc de 10 éoliennes nécessitera un investissement de...

Zimbabwe: Masvingo city officials seek to improve water infrastructure

01/05/2012

The Zimbabwean city of Masvingo is actively seeking significant funding to improve the water system in order to cope with a sudden population surge, The Herald has reported.

In order to build new water pumping, conveyance and...

Catégories: Eau

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