Infrastructure News

Kenya's transport infrastructure to improve by end of 2011


Kenya's transport infrastructure may be improved as the Thika super highway is set to be completed by the end of 2011.

The 27 billion Kenyan shillings (£197 million) scheme has a finish date of December after overcoming...

Category: Transport

Japan provides financial support for electrification project in Cameroon


Japan has signed a financing agreement to the value of 17 billion FCFA, destined for a project to reinforce electrical infrastructures and for rural electrification...

Categories: Energy, Water

Kenya looking to attract foreign and domestic investment


Kenya is hoping to attract 160 billion Kenyan shillings (£1.17 billion) in foreign and domestic investment.

It hopes to get the sum of money during the fiscal year, which runs from July to June, with Reuters reporting it...

Category: Transport

infrastructure projects in Egypt: Extension of period for tenders


There is a possibility that the Egyptian government may be obliged to extend the period for receipt of tenders concerning four projects in the infrastructures domain, reports Reuters.


Categories: Transport, Water

Energy: Series of agreements signed between France and South Africa


February 2: France and South Africa have signed a series of joint venture agreements in the energy and nuclear power domains.

Four agreements have been signed between the...

Category: Energy

Africa to use solar resources to improve energy infrastructure?


Africa is well placed to improve its energy infrastructure due to the vast solar resources it has at its disposal.

Abubakar Sambo, the World Energy Council's vice-president for Africa, said the level of sunshine, wind and...

Categories: General, Energy

African countries receive loan for infrastructure improvements


Projects in key development sectors for four different countries will be carried out thanks to a new agreement.

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and representatives from Ethiopia, the Gambia, Niger and Sierra...

Categories: General, Transport, Energy, Water

Integration of airspace: ADB grants 8.6 million USD to COMESA


On February 24, the African Development Bank (ADB) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) signed a protocol agreement concerning the payment of a subsidy of 8,625 million...

Category: Transport

South Africa to reveal energy projects


Improvements in the energy infrastructure of South Africa will be made clear during African Utility Week.

The Western Cape region of the country has made significant progress in terms of renewable energy in both the solar and...

Category: Energy

Energy: Tanzania about to receive a loan of €289 million


A loan of 400 million dollars (289 million Euros) is on the point of being granted to Tanzania in order to finance a project to construct a 200 MW coal-fired electricity power station,...

Category: Energy

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