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Africa's ICT revolution 'is just beginning'


The World Bank Group has launched a consultation regarding a new strategy for ICT expansion in Africa and other developing countries.

Managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains: "You just have to be in any developing...

Category: ICT

Zambia wants to attract two billion USD of investments for infrastructures


Zambia has just announced its intention to attract two billion dollars in direct foreign investment in 2011 in order to develop its infrastructures.

The Zambian...

Categories: Transport, Energy

World Bank backing for Kenya's transport schemes


Kenya's transport infrastructure is set to benefit from a $300 million (£185 million) cash injection from the World Bank.

The money will be given to the nation as part of the Country Partnership Strategy for Kenya,...

Category: Transport

Key infrastructure projects identified in Africa


A number of key infrastructure projects have been earmarked for priority in Africa.

The schemes have been chosen based on the Africa Action Plan (AAP) developed by the African Union and the New Partnership for Africa.


Categories: General, ICT, Transport

Congo-Kinshasa: China finances construction of Zongo 2 power station


China has just granted 360 million dollars to Democratic Republic of the Congo to finance the construction of the Zongo 2 electricity power station.

The loan agreement was signed Saturday...

Category: Energy

EAC to improve infrastructure at borders


The East African Community (EAC) is seeking to cut the cost of doing business in the region by forty per cent.

A $300 million (£187 million) project will improve transport infrastructure and border management in the area,...

Categories: General, ICT, Transport

Cameroon: Bioelectricity production plant will generate 15 MW


The agro-industrial complex in Dja, a plant for producing electricity from manioc, will soon open in Cameroon.

A protocol of agreement was signed Tuesday January 25 with the company Forbes...

Category: Energy

Morocco constructs a new wind farm


A new wind farm with an output of 150 Megawatts will be constructed in Morocco, at Taza, to the north-east of Rabat.

The works, which will take three years, will cost a total of 304.5 million...

Category: Energy

Cameroon and Nigeria to see improved transport infrastructure


Transport infrastructure in Cameroon and Nigeria is to benefit from the creation of a new border posting.

David Kamara, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) director of transport and telecommunications, said the...

Category: Transport

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