Poor infrastructure is partly to blame for putting off investors, it has been reported.
AllAfrica.com explained the majority of the countries signed up to the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) face problems accessing the...
Categories: General, Transport, Energy
Water infrastructure in Africa is not being managed correctly and it could result in power shortfalls, it has been claimed.
Scientists have met at the Sustainable Water Conference in Kenya, calling for better models to be...
Categories: Water, Energy
Nigeria's energy infrastructure has resumed normal output following damage to its gas supply. A pipeline in the Niger Delta, which supplies energy to a number of power plants, was sabotaged by unknown attackers, AFP reports. The...
Cameroon will soon be provided with a large deep water port, close to Douala.
This information was released by the Pana press agency, obtained from an official source, on Wednesday 26 July.
The port will be situated in the...
A high-speed train is going to be linking the cities of Setif and Jijel in Algeria, with an operating speed of 220 km/h, according to a report released this weekend.
The daily El Moudjahid published the invitation to tender on...
Africa should not follow the examples of China, India and US by investing in carbon-intensive energy infrastructure, it has been claimed.
This is the view of human rights activist and economic policy analyst Mavuto Bamusi,...
A $90 million (£54.96 million) road project in South Africa (SA) has been described as a "prime example of the race for infrastructure development".
The BBC explained the country has seen a lot of construction work...
Investing in Uganda's transport network is essential for the efficient movement of goods, it has been asserted.
Companies and Markets published a report stating the country's construction industry is expected to grow by 7.18 per...
South Africa (SA) will now be more globally competitive in business thanks to a new telecoms deal, it has been claimed.
Teraco Data Environemnts has signed a contract with Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), which will give the former's...
TAZARA, the railway authority of Tanzania and Zambia, has requested the Zambian and Tanzanian governments to grant a loan amounting to100 million Dollars.
According to TAZARA, these funds will be used to clear the debts which...
Money from tollgates on Zimbabwe's roads will be used to improve the travel network, it has been reported.
Drivers in the country have now begun paying levies, with charges ranging from $1 (£0.60) for a car to $5 for a large...
Zimbabwe has recently acquired investors for creating a dual carriageway for the country’s main motorway, which runs from the frontier with Zambia in the north to the frontier with South Africa.
This investment amounts to 1...
West Africa is back online after the fibre optic cable that supplies it with broadband was fixed.
At the end of July, the line - which runs from Europe to South Africa - experienced a fault and there was a blackout of internet...
To solve issues regarding unsafe drinking water and poor sanitisation, problems affecting the specific area in question need to be addressed.
Jae So is a manager for the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) and made this comment...
Tanzanian energy supplies look set to be boosted via a coal power project funded by $400 million on loan from China.
Kiwira has at least 35.14 million tonnes of coal deposits and in two years' time will generate 200 MW, said...
A new telecoms agreement has been signed between two companies that will provide mobile banking services for Africans.
Monitise has entered into a joint venture with Paynet, which already operates an established payment network...
World Bank president Robert Zoellick has said more support will be given to Rwanda in its efforts to strengthen nationwide energy supply and infrastructure.
He is currently on a three-country tour of Africa and travelled from the...
Bloomberg reports that over the next five years Tanzania will be investing close on 5 billion Dollars in upgrading its transport systems.
This first renewal project forms part of the first phase of the investment programme...
The transport system in Tanzania is to be improved via $5 billion (£3.02 billion) the country will spend on it over the next half-decade, it was announced this week.
Bloomberg reports that infrastructure development minister...
The Government of Kenya has recently announced that two potential construction sites have been identified for its future nuclear power station, as SciDev.net reports.
The first potential site is close to the Kenyan coast, and is...
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