Infrastructure News

WADB grants 22 million USD to Burkina Faso for road rehabilitation project


A loan agreement for 22 million dollars was signed last Thursday between the West African Development Bank (WADB) and the government of Burkina Faso, relating to the financing of a road...

Category: Transport

JICA grants Morocco 200 million euros for infrastructures


Morocco has just received two loans totaling about 286.5 million dollars from the Japanese international Co-operation Agency (JICA), intended to finance drinking water supply and rural road projects.


Categories: Water, Transport

Electrical interconnector for Ghana-Burkina Faso planned for 2014


The Burkinabé minister for Energy has just announced that the electrical interconnector project between Burkina Faso and Ghana will become operational by 2014 at the latest, reports...

Category: Energy

SA asks investors for proposals on green energy plants


South Africa (SA) has called for investors to come forward with proposals on renewable energy plants in an attempt to boost its green infrastructure.

The nation's Department of Energy advertised for bids to build its first...

Category: Energy

European gift of 30 million euros for water in Algeria


Last Tuesday in Algiers, the European Union and Algeria signed a financing agreement to the value of 30 million euros for the Algerian water sanitation program (Eau II).


Category: Water

Seacom's ICT trial for 500Gb/s network proves successful


Seacom has revealed its ICT project to trial five 100Gb/s optical transmissions in an attempt to boost South Africa's communications infrastructure has been successful.

Together with US digital optical networking equipment...

Category: ICT

Nigeria spends $450m a year to improve ICT connections


Nigeria invests more than $450 million (£274.8 million) a year into its ICT infrastructure, it has been revealed.

The nation's minister for science and technology Ita Ewa stated that it spends the money on importing...

Category: ICT

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