The African Development Bank (AfDB) is supporting regional integration in the area by backing a transport scheme.
It has agreed to give a $95.6 million (£60 million) loan to fund the Nacala Corridor Phase II Road project...
China has granted Mali a loan of over 149 million dollars to renovate the Bamako-Ségou road.
The signature of the preferential loan agreement took place on Monday, 27 September 2010, at...
South Africa is trying to improve its energy market by seeking investment in a solar-powered plant.
Energy minister Dipuo Peters has said billions of pounds are required to complete a 5,000-megawatt solar park, the Associated...
The African Development Bank has approved plans to give $18 million (£11.8 million) to aid a transport project in Mali.
It will improve the infrastructure of the Point Y Bridge Woyowayanko in Bamako, with the money...
On September 27 2010, telephone operators Mauritius Telecom, Orange, Emtel and France Télécom ont signed a LION II fiber optic cable construction contract at Mayotte.
This signature marks the launch...
African countries need to open up their air service markets to foreign operators to improve transport safety, one expert has said.
Charles Schlumberger, the World Bank's lead air transport specialist, noted the move would not...
A lack of water and poor sanitation is stifling the quality of life being experienced by Kenyans, it has been claimed.
According to an article in Irin News, residents of the Korogocho slums in Nairobi are being greatly affected...
On September 16, the town of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, received funding of 674,000 dollars from France for a project to renovate and secure the future of the drinking water...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) wants to be in sole charge of funds for Africa, one expert has claimed.
Compliance and safeguards division manager Anthony Nyong noted there are a number of reasons for making sure the AfDB...
The signature of a Concession Agreement for a construction project for a 69 megawatt thermal power station at Kayes, Mali, took place last week.
A ceremony was organised on this occasion,...
Work must continue to enhance Sudan's infrastructure, but efforts have already proved successful.
This is the conclusion of the World Bank, which explains the country has the potential to enter "a new era of peace and...
Categories: Water, Transport
Monday September 13 2010, Morocco announced its decision to devote more than 1.2 billion dollars to the development and reinforcement of its road infrastructure in the regions bordering Algeria.
Categories: Transport, Energy
Wednesday September 22 2010, the African Development Fund (ADF) approved a grant of 36 million dollars to improve an important road system in Burundi.
The funds will be used...
Categories: General, Transport
A transport project in Rwanda implemented with support from the International Development Association has helped improve links between the country's major cities.
According to the World Bank, the initiative, which began in...
A professor in South Africa has developed an implement that may help millions get access to healthy drinking water.
Professor Eugene Cloete, dean of science at the University of Stellenbosch, has devised a filter that can be...
In order to strengthen its co-operative relations with Ghana, South Korea is to open an office for its cooperation agency, the Korean International Cooperation Agency, on Ghanaian territory, reports...
Categories: General, Transport, Energy
African governments need to improve their ICT programmes, it has been claimed.
There needs to be a series of initiatives introduced in order to raise industrialisation on the continent, the Southern Times reports.
The Regional Fund for Development and Financing for the transport and energy sectors, known as FODETE-CEDEAO, was officially born last Saturday at Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast.
A ceremony was organized for...
Categories: Transport, Energy
The African Development Bank has just signed an agreement with Burkina Faso for a grant of 39 million dollars to finance a project for the development of electrical infrastructures and...
The World Bank has announced it is going to increase its efforts to encourage investment in the continent of Africa over the next five years.
Since the introduction of the Millennium Development Goals in 2000, the International...
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