Infrastructure en continu

Botswana, Zimbabwe dry ports still in starting blocks

27/01/2014

The Namibian

Years after the government offered landlocked neighbours to set up dry port facilities at Walvis Bay, only the Zambian facility is operational.

This was confirmed by the Manager of Corporate Communications at...

Catégories: Transport

AfDB approves U$55 million loan for Mozambique's Nacala port

22/01/2014

APA



The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a U455-million loan to fund the rehabilitation of Mozambique's strategic Nacala port in the northern province of Nampula, APA learns here on Tuesday.
 


The agreement...

Catégories: Transport

Kenya: MPs Probe Ownership of Chinese Railway Company

22/01/2014

The Satr 21/01/2014



The Public Investments Committee of the National Assembly has asked for more details about the company that won the tender to build the Sh320 billion standard gauge railway from Mombasa to...

Catégories: Transport

Can African Skies Remain Closed?

21/01/2014

Addis Fortune

When thinking about regional integration in Africa, we often think first of trade policy, telecommunications, Information & Communications Technology (ICT) and road infrastructure. But on a continent larger...

Catégories: Transport

Africa beginning major road-building spree

17/01/2014

Transport News

Africa is currently embarking on a major investment in its road network, with Chinese organisations, particularly those in the mining industry, providing much of the investment.

Alongside this, a significant...

Catégories: Transport

Infrastructure deserves special attention

14/01/2014

Africa Investor

Delays and cost of transport are among major setbacks which have been leading to high cost of doing business for most of the countries in the region, thus derailing the expected efficiency and contribution of...

Catégories: Transport

Air Algérie: de nouvelles lignes vers l'Europe et l'Afrique

10/01/2014

El Watan

Le PDG d'Air Algérie, Mohamed Salah Boultif, a indiqué hier que la compagnie aérienne compte se redéployer à l'international à travers l'ouverture prochaine de nouvelles lignes vers plusieurs capitales africaines et...

Catégories: Transport

Africa: Customer Service, Cost Containment and Continental Duty Drive Ethiopian Airlines - CEO Tewolde

12/12/2013

All Africa

Ethiopian Airlines began operations in 1946 as a joint operation managed by the American carrier TWA, using World War II aircraft acquired from the U.S. military to transport passengers and cargo to Cairo and other...

Catégories: Transport

Sealink, un projet de transport maritime africain en gestation

12/12/2013

Agence Ecofin

La Fédération des chambres de commerce et de l'industrie de la Cedeao a communiqué vendredi 6 décembre sur le projet Sealink, un projet de partenariat public privé de transport maritime qui aura pour vocation de...

Catégories: Transport

African Regional Infrastructure Development - Lessons for the G-20 Featured

09/12/2013

GEGAfrica (Johannesburg)

Discussions in Group of 20 (G-20) meetings over the last several years have increasingly focused on the need for a huge scale-up in infrastructure investments in developing countries, particularly...

Catégories: Transport, Energie

AfDB Board approves US $73.64 million for Nacala Road Project

09/12/2013

PR Newswire

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Tuesday, December 3, approved US $73.64 million for Phase IV of the Nacala Road Corridor Development Project in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique.

The...

Catégories: Transport

Kenya breaks ground on big new airport

05/12/2013

Sowetan

Only four months after a raging fire engulfed the arrivals terminal at Kenya's main airport, Kenya's president on Tuesday broke ground on new construction that officials hope will cement the country as East Africa's...

Catégories: Transport

Japanese government to fund reconstruction of road in Mozambique

04/12/2013

Macauhub

The Japanese government plans to provide US$68 million for reconstruction of 90 kilometres of the Mandimba-Lichinga road in Mozambique's Niassa province, under the terms of an agreement signed Thursday in Maputo.

The...

Catégories: Transport

Un Sommet pour le développement des infrastructures en Afrique, les 13 et 14 décembre à Dakar

04/12/2013

Un Sommet dit de Dakar pour le développement des infrastructures en Afrique, aura lieu les 13 et 14 décembre prochains à Dakar, sur le thème « Des partenariats public-privé pour la transformation des infrastructures continentales...

Catégories: Transport

Tanzania: JK promises to speed up water, power supply in rural areas

04/12/2013

The Guardian

President Jakaya Kikwete has said the government will, through its Rural Energy Agency (REA), expedite supply of clean water and reliable electricity in rural areas across the country in a bid to improve the...

Catégories: Transport

Africa's road infrastructure requires attention

28/11/2013

Bizcommunity.com

With the road access rate in Africa being only 34%, compared with 50% in other parts of the developing world and transport costs being 100% higher, transport infrastructure has been identified by the Programme...

Catégories: Transport

Kenya lauds AfDB for funding key infrastructure upgrade

28/11/2013

Xinhua

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday welcomed the African Development Bank´s financial support for upgrading of a regional road network from the coastal city of Mombasa to Tanzania.

Speaking in Nairobi during a...

Catégories: Transport

AfDB fully supports low-carbon transport agenda at UN Climate Talks

21/11/2013

All Africa

"Mainstreaming adaptation and climate change resilience into transport infrastructure development is a gradual process that is to be tackled at a strategic level," was a key message from the African...

Catégories: Transport

Africa experiences the most road fatalities in the world

21/11/2013

New Era

Even though the African region remains the least motorised region in the world, the same cannot be said regarding road traffic fatalities, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

According to statistics from...

Catégories: Transport

L´Afrique pour

29/10/2013

Source: Contrepoints par François de Senneville

Alors que les économies européennes et américaines se contentent de montrer de légers frémissements positifs, l´Afrique confirme son rythme de croissance élevé avec un taux moyen...

Catégories: Transport

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