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Coal, gas or nuclear? Power-hungry South Africa must decide now

17/03/2014

Reuters by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo

On paper, South Africa's long-term energy plans look solid, with coal, nuclear, gas and renewables all viable options.

But none are likely to prevent potentially crippling future power crunches...

Catégories: Energie

Impact of climate change needs addresing - Monde

17/03/2014

The Post (Zambia) by Chambwa Moonga

AGRICULTURE deputy minister Greyford Monde says there is need to deal with impacts of climate change if the agriculture sector is to improve. And African Development Bank representative, Gbeli...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Act resolutely to help save Thika superhighway

17/03/2014

The People

Only last week we presented to Kenyans in pictures (not in photoshop!) the degeneration of what had been touted as an infrastructural showpiece-the Sh31 billion Thika superhighway, the only standard eight-lane road...

Catégories: Transport

World Bank set to fund Congo dam

17/03/2014

Reuters

The World Bank is likely to approve $73m next week to fund an expansion of the Inga hydroelectric dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a bank official said over the weekend.

The decision will be a relief to...

Catégories: Eau

Nigeria water crisis is pressing with 42% of the population lacking sufficient safe water

14/03/2014

live-PR.com (Nigeria)

Nigeria's water crisis is pressing, with estimates stating that 42% of the country's population still lacking sufficient access to safe water, and with roughly 68% lacking improved sanitation.

A lack of...

Catégories: Eau

African renewable energy fund targets $200m

14/03/2014

Reuters

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) which aims to invest in projects in sub-Saharan Africa has raised $100 million and expects to double that this year, lead investor African Development Bank (AfDB) said on...

Catégories: Energie

Africa's transport challenges highlighted in report

14/03/2014

Business Day

Despite South Africa and the rest of Africa's hopes of becoming the next investment frontier, companies still perceived China, western Europe and North America as the best markets for transport investments in the...

Catégories: Transport

Zambia: Climate Change to Cost Zambia U.S.$53 Million in Next Five Years - AfDB

14/03/2014

Times of Zambia by Kennedy Mupeseni

CLIMATE change will cost Zambia US$53 million in the next five years if measures are not put in place to minimise the impact, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said. 

Meanwhile,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

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