Last Sunday Tunisia received two loans from the European Investment Bank to finance the construction of an electricity power station and the new suburban rail network in Tunis.
At a total cost...
Categories: Transport, Energy
Recent years have seen information and communication technology (ICT) spread across Ethiopia and bring a number of benefits to the African country.
The World Bank explains it has funded a number of projects and will continue to...
Japan wants to increase its investments in Tunisia and to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the domain of renewable energies, especially in wind energy, via a partnership.
The spokesman for...
Categories: General, Energy
People in Ghana may benefit from better water infrastructure as researchers from Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh are to trial a scheme that may make the substance safe to drink.
The group will utilise a technique that is...
Egypt is to receive $330 million (£208 million) from the World Bank to advance its National Railways Restructuring Project.
The scheme, which is set to improve transport infrastructure within the country, requires a further...
Last Friday French group Alstom signed a 400 million Euro contract with Morocco for the sale of its high speed train (TGV).
The agreement includes the supply of 14 double-decker trains, and the...
The mobile telephone operator Airtel replaces the brand Zain in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with effect from its official launch last Thursday.
Part of the Indian group Barti,...
A new wind farm is being developed in Lesotho that could add up to 30 megawatts of power to the country's national grid.
The project will cost $87 million (£55 million) and it is due to be fully operational by the end...
The French Development Agency has just granted Morocco two loans totaling 317.15 million dollars to finance a high-speed rail track and several sanitation projects, reports the MAP press...
Categories: Water, Transport
Ghana is in talks with an electrical supplier as it seeks to improve the energy infrastructure of the country.
According to Wind Power Monthly, the El Sewedy Electric group may be helping out as the nation seeks to advance plans...
More than 700,000 people in Africa have benefited from a water infrastructure improvement project.
According to the Associated Press, a scheme originally developed by rock band Jars of Clay has helped up to 1,000 communities on...
The improvement in ICT that has taken place in Kenya has aided the country's economic growth and is "truly revolutionary".
Wolfgang Fengler and Jane Kiringai are the lead economist and senior economist for World...
Categories: General, ICT, Transport, Energy
Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on a visit to Berlin, last Wednesday met German chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the establishment of an economic commission...
Water and sanitation problems along Lake Victoria will be addressed thanks to a grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Some $120 million (£76 million) will be invested in the project, which will seek to help three...
Transport infrastructure in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa is set to improve after an investment in the bus service.
There will be 30 million rand (£2.8 million) put into the scheme, which will seek to improve...
A desalination plant run by solar power is soon to be constructed in the south of Algeria.
The group SwissINSO announced last week that a sales contract had been signed for its water purification...
Categories: Water, Energy
Last Thursday, the African Development Bank (ADB) granted a loan of of about 60 million dollars to finance the construction of a toll road.
This project comes under a partnership between the State...
The Government of Gabon has signed an agreement with the Spanish group Isolux Corsan for the sum of 46 million dollars.
It relates to the financing of works on constructing an electric power...
Energy infrastructure in Africa may benefit from plans to promote clean development mechanism (CDM) activities.
Discussions have taken place involving the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other Nairobi Framework (NF)...
Transport infrastructure in Naroibi, Kenya, is being improved thanks to ambitious plans.
As things stand, a 15km stretch of road can take up to an hour to complete because of the congestion in the central business district of the...
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