The Standard - 22 April 2012
ZIMBABWE’s penalties and arrears to bilateral and multilateral creditors continue to accumulate, with the external debt projected to grow to over US$8 billion by the end of this year, a Cabinet...
News Day - 23 April 2012
The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) disbursed close to $70 million to fund 32 infrastructure projects in the first three months of the year.
The bulk of the projects...
Categories: Water, Transport, General
Business Tech - 20 April 2012
Web Africa CEO, Tim Wyatt-Gunning says that within the context of the staggering inaction by the Department of Communication (DoC) over the past decade, the latest call for an ICT policy overhaul...
Business Live - 21 April 2012
With announcements on new undersea cable and plans to rejuvenate telecoms policy, South Africans can be forgiven for wondering when landline broadband costs will come down.
Although the ICT...
Business Day - 23 April 2012
Undoubtedly, the Nigeria’s Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector has witnessed phenomenal growth in the last decade, and has emerged as the leading mobile telephony market in Africa...
BBC News - 20 April 2012
Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.
They argue that the total volume of water in aquifers underground is 100 times the amount found on...
Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) have been appointed by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) to undertake an Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa.
Cyrille Turatsinze, the permanent secretary at the ministry of local government UIN Rwanda, has announced that the government plans to improve the country's ICT infrastructure, Rwanda Focus has reported.
He explained that the...
The Gambian government has announced that construction on the country's first-ever rail system will begin in January 2013, the Daily Observer has reported.
The news has been confirmed by Dr Yahya Jammeh, who was speaking at...
Le gouvernement de Guinée vient de procéder au lancement officiel des travaux de construction du barrage hydroélectrique de Kaléta, sur le fleuve Konkouré, à l'Ouest du pays.
Le consortium EDF Energies et Mitsui et CO a été retenu pour la réalisation d'un parc éolien d'une puissance de 150 MW à Taza, au Maroc.
Cet ouvrage, dont le coût est estimé...
La seconde phase des travaux de la centrale thermique de Komsilga, au Burkina Faso, est en passe d'être achevée.
Cette phase comprend la construction de trois groupes électrogènes de 14 MW...
Plans to build a new terminal 4 unit at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport are currently being developed by Kenya Airways (KA), one of Africa's biggest airline companies.
Titus Naikuni, the managing director of KA,...
The Nigerian federal government has confirmed that its efforts to improve the country's road transport network has cost $300 million (£186.2 million) so far, the Daily Trust has reported.
Mike Onolememen, the minister...
Objective: Identify challenges and opportunities in the financing and implementation of Transboundary Water Resource and Climate Change Adaptation Programs
L’Algérie va investir 30 milliards de dollars pour produire 1200 MW d’électricité supplémentaire par an d’ici à 2020, a annoncé lundi le PDG de la compagnie nationale d'électricité Sonelgaz, Nourredine Boutarfa.
« Pour répondre...
Le câble WACS (West Africa Cable System), sera officiellement lancé le mois prochain, a déclaré l'un des responsables du projet, Angus Hay, cité par l'agence de presse Ecofin. D’une...
The upgrade work currently being undertaken at Kisumu International Airport in Kenya has reached its second phase, officials have confirmed. Joseph Okumu, the manager of the airport, explained that the work would taken 15 months...
Reuters - 17 April 2012
Kenya has taken steps to transform its sole oil refinery from a heavily-subsidised operation to improve its efficiency and bring down costs of its products, the energy ministry said on Tuesday.
Categories: Transport, Energy, General
politicsweb - 17 April 2012
Excerpts from Address by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the opening of the Ninth International Mining History Congress, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, April 17
a conference of this magnitude...
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