Infrastructure News

Support confirmed for South African toll roads

21/07/2009

Financial support for the extension and upgrade of two South African toll roads has been confirmed.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed to lend €120 million to the country's roads agency (Sanral) for work to be...

Categories: Transport

Agreement signed to investigate North Africa's power generation ability

15/07/2009

A memorandum of understanding has been signed to investigate the energy potential of deserts in North Africa.

The focus of the Desertec Industrial Initiative (DII) will be on the viability and ecological framework of generating...

Categories: Energy

Siemens to support South Africa's energy infrastructure

13/07/2009

Siemens' infrastructure solutions will support its partners in South Africa to ensure the 2010 World Cup is a success, the company has stated.

Siegfried Russwurm is a member of the firm's managing board and made this comment...

Categories: General, Energy

Rwanda's exports 'need support'

10/07/2009

Rwanda's exports may fail to compete against other countries' unless measures are taken to reduce corruption along the road to Kenya's port of Mombasa, it has been claimed.

Minister of trade and commerce Monique Nsanzabaganwa...

Categories: Transport

Road from Ethiopia to Mombasa receives funding

09/07/2009

A project to link Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Mombasa in Kenya has received funding.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $326.5 million (£202.7 million) loan to finance the second phase of the road development....

Categories: Transport

Rail infrastructure 'vital for South Africa's economy'

07/07/2009

Increased spending on rail infrastructure will be vital for South Africa's economy, it has been claimed.

Transport minister Sbu Ndebele made this comment after it was announced the country's government would invest R25 billion...

Categories: Transport

South Africa to improve transport for 2010 World Cup

05/07/2009

Plans to improve transport in South Africa in time for the 2010 Fifa World Cup have been outlined in parliament.

Concerns had been raised about the violent protests taxi companies were involved in over the rolling out of a mass...

Categories: Transport

WAPP gets ?1.75m for transmission link study

03/07/2009

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) is to receive a €1.75 million (£1.5 million) grant to finance regional studies into a 330 kV transmission link.

Approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB) through the EU-Africa...

WAPP gets ?1.75m for transmission link study

02/07/2009

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) is to receive a €1.75 million (£1.5 million) grant to finance studies into a 330 kV transmission link.

Approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB) through the EU-Africa...

Categories: Energy

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