Infrastructure News

World Bank grants $33 million loan to Togo

13/04/2010

Togo has received a loan of 33 million Dollars from the World Bank to finance the upgrading of the highway connecting the town of Aného to the border with Benin, as the press agency PANA reports.

As well as upgrading the...

Categories: Transport

Comoros may receive debt help

12/04/2010

Infrastructure in the Union of the Comoros could see improvements after the country was granted debt relief.

The executive boards of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank's International Development Association...

Categories: General

East Africa's private investors to meet next month

12/04/2010

East Africa's infrastructure may be aided in the future by more private investment.

Next month there will be talks between private investors from Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya and Uganda to discuss the issue.

The African Development...

African Development Bank organizes the development of African infrastructure up to 2030

12/04/2010

The African Development Bank (ADB) organized a workshop at its facilities in Tunis on 8 and 9 April for the PIDA, the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa.

PIDA is a programme aimed at implementing a strategy for...

Categories: General

WADB grants $40 million to infrastructure projects in Burkina

12/04/2010

The West African Development Bank (WADB) has granted two loans to finance water management projects and highway infrastructures and IT in Burkina Faso, as the press agency APA reports.

The first loan, worth 14.6 million Dollars...

Categories: Water

South Africa to benefit from energy loan

09/04/2010

Access to electricity in South Africa will be expanded by a loan granted by the World Bank.

The $3.75 billion (£2.44 billion) fund also aims to finance a number of renewable energy projects in developing countries.

Eskom -...

Categories: Energy

Event to promote renewable sources of energy in Africa

09/04/2010

The third international event relating to solar energy and other renewable energy sources in the member countries of the Sahelo-Saharan Community, which consists of 28 member countries in West Africa, was held on 8 April.

Each...

Categories: Energy

Algeria: More than 6,700 households receive access to gas in February and March

08/04/2010

More than 6,700 households across Algeria were connected to natural gas in the course of February and March 2010.

This announcement was made this week in a press release from the Algerian Ministry of Energy and Mines, reproduced...

Categories: Energy

Renewable energy plans for Tanzania receive funding

07/04/2010

Electricity provision in Tanzania could become more accessible and sustainable following a World Bank grant.

The Energy Development and Access expansion Project (TEDAP) will see a $25 million (£16.4 million) credit after the...

Categories: Energy

Drinking water: Wells go into operation in Cameroon and Senegal

07/04/2010

Two wells have recently been taken into operation in Senegal and Cameroon, while Unicef has just issued a report on access to drinking water in Africa.

The first well is located at Ndiagne Walo, in Senegal. With a capacity of...

Categories: Water

Burundi infrastructure could see $5.8bn investment

06/04/2010

The infrastructure needs of Burundi will be assessed by an action plan implemented by the country's government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) group.

Estimates predict some $5.8 billion (£3.82 billion) will be...

Categories: General

ADB and DP World Dakar sign loan agreement worth $64 million

06/04/2010

The African Development Bank has agreed on a loan of 64 million Dollars to DP World Dakar to finance the upgrading the container terminal in the port of Dakar. “We foresee a promising future for Dakar as an important centre of...

Categories: Transport

South Africa needs $3.75 billion for thermal power station project

06/04/2010

South Africa is scheduled to sign a loan agreement this week with the World Bank for a sum of 3.75 billion Dollars.

The funds will be used to finance a thermal power station project in the Province of Limpopo (North) for the...

Categories: Energy

World Bank approves $80m grant for Ethiopia WSSP

01/04/2010

The Water Supply and Sanitation Project (WSSP) in Ethiopia will be credited with $80 million (£52.5 million), following approval from the World Bank.

Yitbarek Tessema, World Bank task team leader for the ongoing project,...

Categories: Water

Waste water management study launched in Dakar

01/04/2010

Tuesday 30 March saw the launch of a study aimed at improving waste water management and treatment in Dakar by way of updating a master plan.

Financed by the European Investment Bank in the amount of 1.3 million Dollars, the...

Categories: Water

Subscribe to @ISSUE

Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter to get up-dates from the ICA

Subscribe now

You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.