Infrastructure en continu

Japan´s Leader Pledges Aid on Africa Tour

14/01/2014

The New York Times by Martin Fackler

Japan´s prime minister finished a three-nation tour of Africa on Monday in which he offered aid and development projects potentially worth billions of dollars to help his nation catch up with...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Global warming and energy - intertwined problems in Africa

13/01/2014

Guardian.co.ukby John Abraham

Kenya is training for tomorrow's technology leaders to deal with today's climate and energy problems.

Much of my work involves the design and installation of clean and rob ust energy sources in...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Energie

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

09/12/2013

The Wall Street Journal

"The best tribute we can pay Mandela is to continue his work," said Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank, in French.


Read the full article here 

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

First family statement since Mandela's death: 'We have lost a great man, a son of the soil'

09/12/2013

Associated Press

South Africa expects overwhelming crowds and a host of world leaders to attend services honouring late President Nelson Mandela, though with the ceremonies only days away officials acknowledged Saturday they...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Mort de Nelson Mandela, l'Africain capital

09/12/2013

Le Monde.fr

Il disait qu'il n'était « ni un saint ni un prophète ». Il déplorait qu'on le présente comme « une sorte de demi-dieu ».

Il insistait sur ses « erreurs », ses « insuffisances », ses « impatiences ». Jusqu'au bout,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Nelson Mandela, une vie d'exception

09/12/2013

Les Echos

Nelson Mandela, qui a passé dix-huit de ses 27 années de prison au bagne de Robben Island, au large du Cap, est devenu en 1994 le premier président noir du pays après l'abolition de l'apartheid et la tenue d'élections...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Infrastructure in Africa: AfDB Group's Africa50 Fund partner of the BUILD Africa Forum on infrastructure in Africa

04/12/2013

BizWire Express

The BUILD Africa forum is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the African Development Bank Group's Africa50 infrastructure fund.

Held under the High Patronage of Denis Sassou N'Guesso, President of...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Underpinnings of Sustainable Growth in Africa


28/11/2013

The African Executive

In May 2000, the Economist magazine labeled Africa the "Hopeless Continent," claiming that natural disasters, mass murders, a string of wars, institutional constraints and a lack of commitment to...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

For self sustainable Africa, we need direct investment

20/11/2013

News24

People need a good condition to do it by themselves. In our corrupt countries, with poor local political decision making killing our economies especially by careless government officials who don't know what's best for us...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Les leçons de l'Afrique

20/11/2013

Le Huffington Post

L'Afrique a beaucoup appris au Fonds mondial et à la communauté internationale au cours des dix dernières années. Les Africains ont acquis des connaissances vitales en matière d'épidémiologie qui leur...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Empowering Africa's Entrepreneurs

20/11/2013

Forbes

Ashish Thakkar launched his first company - buying and reselling computers - when he was 15 years old.No, despite that boyish face, it that wasn´t last year - it was 1996, two years after he and his family fled the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, TIC

Do Africans buy into the booming Africa narrative?

20/11/2013

Aljazeera

Despite all the praise for the continent's economic growth, the general population does not see positive prospects. The global banking giant Goldman Sachs's report on South Africa, released early November, was titled,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

How the foreign aid industry demeans Africa

11/11/2013

The Spectator (UK)

The Norwegian students' group which last year came out with the brilliant 'Africa for Norway' spoof video has again released a hilarious film lampooning the aid industry for the stereotypes they...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Transform Africa Summit Ends with the Launch of Rwandapedia

11/11/2013

All Africa

Over 300 guests attended Transform Africa Summit's Cultural Gala where Rwanda last week launched its digital archive of cultural and historical information called Rwandapedia to tell the story of the country from its...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Geography Lesson: Just How Big is Africa?

07/11/2013

Big Picture Agriculture

With a rapidly growing population, Africa faces water challenges in many of its countries, in both quantity and quality, and is expected to face more water difficulties with a changing climate. In...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

How Africa can lead in energy, other sectors, by UNECA chief

07/11/2013

The Guardian

The Executive Secretary of the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Mr. Carlos Lopes, has urged African ministers to be guided by a moral compass of ensuring the "greatest good for the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Uganda: Mobile money reducing tax revenue - URA 

31/10/2013

Soure: The Observer by Alon Mwesigwa

Ask any top official at Uganda Revenue Authority about their feelings rega rding mobile money and chances are that you will find some who will describe the money transfer service as a...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

The Africa Information Highway Initiative: How information facilitates GDP growth

30/10/2013

Source: PR Newswire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is a major developmental partner in Africa that uses information to quantify annual progress and target its policies. Its Africa Information Highway (AIH) initiative...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Think Tanks Chart the Path for Africa's Accelerated Transformation Through Regional Integration

29/10/2013

Source: All Africa

Africa is well positioned to chart the path for transformation through regional integration. But it should go beyond the narrow focus on trade in goods.

This was the conclusion reached, following an afternoon...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

The Role Of Public-Private Partnerships In Africa


29/10/2013

Source: Ventures Africa

In September 2012, at The Economist´s Future Cities conference in Lagos, Nigeria, Mariam Yunusa, Project Leader for the UN World Urban Forum, succinctly summed up the importance of public-private...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

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