Infrastructure News - Year: 2010 - Month: July

ADB lends $150 million to develop a gas field in Tunisia

30/07/2010

A loan agreement for 150 million dollars has just been signed between the African Development Bank and the Entreprise tunisienne d'activités pétrolières [Tunisian Petroleum Enterprise](ETAP) in order...

Categories: Energy

World Bank announces power infrastructure plans for Dijibouti

30/07/2010

Power infrastructure is to be improved in Dijibouti, with the announcement on Tuesday (July 27th) the World Bank is to finance an energy generation project with a grant worth $8.9 million (£5.7 million).

The programme, known...

Categories: Energy

ICT industry 'could bring jobs to Nigeria'

29/07/2010

Around one million jobs could be created in Nigeria, partly thanks to the information communication technology (ICT) sector.

This is according to an article in Vanguard, which suggested technology is a "low-hanging...

Categories: ICT

ADB participates in Arif investment fund

29/07/2010

On Wednesday 21 July, the African Development Bank (ADB) and the company Infra Invest signed a shareholders' agreement which includes a participation on the part of the ADB of 15...

Categories: General

World Bank approves $35m fund for Kenya sustainability project

28/07/2010

Funds from the World Bank will aid Kenya in protecting its waters and promoting sustainability.

A sum of $35 million (£22.42 million) has been approved by the organisation, which gave the go-ahead to the Kenya Coastal...

Categories: Water

France cancels debt of Congo Brazzaville

28/07/2010

France has decided to cancel the entire debt of Congo Brazzaville, which is over 831 million dollars, reports the AFP press agency.

"This agreement will allow us to finance projects...

Categories: Water, Transport

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