The German government has just made 37.4 billion CFA Francs (83 million Dollars) available to Senegal so as to encourage the development of renewable sources of energy and micro-credit.
The funds will be used to pursue the...
Tunisia has just taken another step forward in the development of its own energy resources, with the signing of the first contract for the sale on credit of coal in the energy sector.
This involves an agreement between the...
Even though the world economy has hardly emerged from the recession, the Algerian petroleum group Sonatrach is pressing ahead with its policy of investing in energy infrastructures.
“The present state of the world economy has...
Le ministre tunisien ministre des technologies de la communication a dévoilé lors d'une conférence à El Ghazala la mise en place d'un réseau mobile de 2ème et 3ème génération.
The Tunisian Minister of Communications Technologies...
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of $61 million (£38.1 million) towards the Main One project, which aims to bring better broadband to West Africa.
Cote d'Ivoire, the Canary Islands, Morocco,...
The African Development Bank has just approved financing to the amount of 190 million Dollars for a project for upgrading highway infrastructures in the Brazzaville – Yaoundé corridor.
The aim is to facilitate transport and...
A bi-regional bank funded by south American and African nations could be a great help to infrastructure development, investment and project finance, Zambian president Rupiah Banda has been quoted by the Times of Zambia as saying....
Categories: General, Energy
Infrastructure limitations could prevent Africa from realising its full potential as a biofuel production hub, business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has warned.
Africa's climate and amount of available land...
Growing urbanisation and the widespread eradication of 'bucket systems' in South Africa has led to the need for big investment in bulk water infrastructure, water and environmental affairs minister Buyelwa Sonjica has said....
The rehabilitation of 78 dams and installation of new pipelines is expected to put an end to the water woes of the Kwara state in Nigeria, the governor has said.
Bukola Saraki told reporters the 8.3 billion Naira (£34.5...
A $173.1 million (£108.9 million) loan towards a road infrastructure project in Uganda should improve general transport conditions and the lives of hundreds of thousands of residents, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has...
An ambitious wind farm power generation project will shortly be seeing the light of day at the Taïba Ndiaye site in Senegal.
The station will produce 125 Megawatts (MW), 15 percent of the electricity consumed in Senegal, with...
A number of highway infrastructure projects are due to be launched as from the beginning of 2010 in the region of Jendouba, in the north-west part of Tunisia, it was learned this week.
This involves major work on 36 km of roads...
After a three-year hiatus, the final 22 kilometres of railway going from Ovu to Warri in Nigeria is to be revived, the minister of transport has said - but some are calling for a wider scope.
Ibrahim Bio announced the government...
Sub-Saharan Africa must urgently improve the road networks in order to develop, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has told the United Nations.
The General Assembly in New York heard how the continent's progress was heavily...
The South African electricity company Eskom is planning to invest billions of Dollars in its energy infrastructures over the next ten years in order to cover the country’s demand, according to CEO Kannan Lakmmeharan.
“Our aim of...
The infrastructure and energy commissioner for the African Union (AU) has said that power pooling could be a way for the whole continent to overcome energy problems.
In an interview with Reuters in Addis Ababa, Elham Ibrahim...
On Wednesday 16th the African Development Bank (BAD/ADB) approved a grant of 20 million Dollars to finance a health improvement project in the cities of Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Congo.
Initiated by the...
The president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has offered the organisation's expertise and advice to the Nigerian government to help with the diversification and development of the country's energy sources.
A programme aimed at improving the supply and sanitation of rural Rwanda's water supply has entered its second phase with the signature of a $25 million (£15.5 million) grant.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed the...
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