Infrastructure News

WB and IDB raise a billion dollars in funding for infrastructure in the MENA region

12/10/2010

This weekend the World Bank announced a new initiative to remedy the lack of infrastructure in the Middle East and North African Area.

In connection with the annual meeting of the WB and the...

Categories: General

Renewable energy may be discussed at climate change debate

11/10/2010

Africa's renewable energy infrastructure could be one topic of conversation at a forum held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Wednesday (October 13th).

The African Development Bank (AfDB) explains its president Donald Kaberuka will...

Categories: Energy

Natural gas-powered buses enter service this month in Ivory Coast

11/10/2010

The Ivory Coast is leading the way in the field of transport and ecology, with its project for buses powered by natural gas.

Transport company Sotra has in fact announced its intention...

Categories: Transport, Energy

AfDB approves $50m loan for ICT project

08/10/2010

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan worth $50 million (£31.53 million) which will improve information communication technology (ICT) infrastructure across Africa.

Known as The Other 3 Billion project,...

Categories: ICT

ICT 'among challenges facing Tunisian economy'

08/10/2010

Information communication technology (ICT) infrastructure in Tunisia may be enhanced in the future to deal with the challenges ahead for the nation's economy.

The World Bank revealed this is just one part of the range of...

Categories: ICT

Angola, DRC and Zambia soon to be linked by railway

08/10/2010

The Angolan vice-minister for Transport has just announced the government's intention to develop several railway lines to link the different regions of the country and to connect...

Categories: Transport

Coca-Cola launches safe drinking water initiative in Ghana

07/10/2010

Drinks company Coca-Cola has announced it is to launch a safe drinking water programme in Ghana.

The scheme will cost $1.5 million (£940,000) and it will provide infrastructure to communities throughout the country, Ghana...

Categories: Water

Russia reinforces its cooperation with Algeria and Ghana in the field of energy

07/10/2010

Russian president Dmitri Medvedev is currently on an official visit to Algeria with a delegation of businessmen, in order to reinforce cooperation between the two countries.

In 2001, Algeria...

Categories: Water, Energy

South Africa launches renewable energy project

06/10/2010

The South African government has launched its Renewable Energy Procurement Project.

Acting deputy director-general in the Department of Energy Ompi Aphane said the country has tremendous potential when it comes to...

Categories: Energy

Senegal: USA participates in a hydraulic infrastructure program

06/10/2010

Last Monday, an American public aid development program, the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA),  signed a development agreement for a hydraulic infrastructure construction project in Senegal.

This...

Categories: Water, Transport, Energy

China invests in road infrastructures in the DRC

06/10/2010

Works have just commenced to renovate the road linking the airport at Kavumu to the town of Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, reports the newspaper Le Potentiel.

Financed by a gift from...

Categories: Transport

All-Africa Energy Week to be held

05/10/2010

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in conjunction with the African Union Commission and the Economic Commission for Africa will be holding the first All-Africa Energy Week (AAEW).

It will run from November 1st to the 5th and...

Categories: Energy

Uganda gets development loan from World Bank

04/10/2010

Uganda will have its national budget augmented by $100 million (£63 million) from the World Bank to improve programmes in the country.

Sector reforms will be directed at wealth, education, water, sanitation and transport...

Categories: General

20.5 billion dollar solar energy project in South Africa

04/10/2010

South Africa wants to attract investors to form a public-private partnership in order to finance a vast solar energy project estimated at over 20.5 billion dollars.

The...

Categories: Energy

Mozambique to receive $143m for development projects

01/10/2010

Development projects in Mozambique have been buoyed after the World Bank agreed to give four International Development Association (IDA) credits totalling $143 million (£90 million) to the country.

A number of schemes will...

Categories: General

DRC: ADF grants 137 million USD to modernize aviation sector

01/10/2010

On Monday, 27 September 2010, the African Development Fund (ADF) approved a grant of 137.43 million dollars to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to finance a priority aviation safety...

Categories: Transport

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