Infrastructure News

Lack of ICT infrastructure 'holding Nigeria back'

04/11/2009

ICT shortcomings are keeping the Nigerian economy from fully developing, it has been suggested.

Both the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) were quoted...

Categories: ICT

More than 14 million Dollars to extend Togo electricity network

03/11/2009

The Government of Togo is pressing ahead with its investments in energy infrastructures by investing 14.1 million Dollars in upgrading and extending its electricity network.

The financing was remitted this week to the Togo...

East African energy projects 'to be fast-tracked'

03/11/2009

A meeting of energy ministers from five east African countries concluded with an agreement to prioritise power projects.

East African Community (EAC) sector representatives from Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda met...

Categories: Energy

Botswana 'to get energy boost'

03/11/2009

The approval of several loans towards a $1.4 billion (£859 million) power station in Botswana is expected to bring the country from being dependent on foreign power suppliers to self-sufficiency.

Some €153 million is...

Categories: Energy

Kenya seeking £3bn for geothermal energy investment

02/11/2009

Kenya's energy minister Kiraitu Murungi said this week the country needed $4.9 billion (£3 billion) in geothermal investment to fully exploit the potential of this resource.

He relayed study findings revealing that if...

Categories: Energy

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