Infrastructure en continu

Financial Sector Can Help Bolster Africa's Economy, Panelists Say

28/01/2014

The New York Times

One of the stated aims of this year's World Economic Forum is inclusion. A panel discussion on Africa's future, one that included two sitting presidents from that continent, did its best to emphasize that...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa is not a country

28/01/2014

Guardian.co.uk

There are 54 states on the continent, yet the media insists on referring to it as one place. A new app identifies the culprits.

Many public figures and journalists have no problem describing someone from Botswana...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

U.S. pushes for outside oversight of World Bank, opposes push toward 'big hydro'

28/01/2014

The Washington Post

The United States is demanding stricter oversight of World Bank projects amid concern that the bank has slipped in how closely it guards against violence, forced resettlement and other conflict associated...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Energie

Donors pledge $496 million for Central African Republic

22/01/2014

EurActive

The European Union and the United Nations are looking to balance short-term security and "stabilisation" measures with immediate humanitarian aid, pledging along with other donors half a billion dollars to...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa: Power Africa Draws New Investment to Region

20/01/2014

United States Department of State (Washington, DC)

The U.S. initiative that aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa has drawn new investments to the fast-growing region, according to representatives of three...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Burundi: Le démarrage du projet du complexe hydroélectrique prévu pour septembre prochain

17/01/2014

Xinhua

Le démarrage du projet du complexe hydroélectrique de Bururi, dans le sud du Burundi, évalué à 266,67 millions de dollars américains, est prévu pour septembre prochain, a annoncé lundi à Bujumbura M. Côme Manirakiza,...

Catégories: Energie, Infrastructures générales

Africa: Leveraging the Continent's Resources to Finance Vital Infrastructure - Kaberuka

16/01/2014

All Africa

Donald Kaberuka has ambitious targets for his second and final five-year term as President of the African Development Bank. At the Bank's annual luncheon earl ier this month, he pinpointed security, peace, stability...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

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.


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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

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