Infrastructure News

Tanzania announces plans for new water wells


Over the next four years, as much as TSh15.2 billion (£5.9 million) will be spent to construct and drill water wells in Tanzania, East African Business Week has reported.

Experts hope that the move will help to curb the poor...

Category: Water

La Côte d'Ivoire a besoin de 552 millions USD pour ses infrastructures d'électricité


La Côte d’Ivoire a besoin d'un investissement rapide de près de 552 millions de dollars afin de combler son déficit de production d'électricité, selon le directeur...

Mozambique: Roads Preferred to Rail Because of Costs

23/04/2012 - 22 April 2012

Maputo — Mozambican Transport Minister Paulo Zucula told reporters on Friday that South African mining operators prefer to send their mineral exports to Maputo port by road because of the...

Category: Transport

Zimbabwe debt to soar above US$8bn


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...

Category: General

Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe disburse $70m


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

South Africa: Web Africa scolds deja vu Dept. of Communication innaction


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...

Category: ICT

South Africa: It's simple: Telkom keeps the costs up


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...

Category: ICT

Improving Nigeria’s internet presence for economic prosperity


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...

Category: ICT

'Huge' water resource exists under 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...

Category: Water

ICA Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa


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.

Category: General

Rwanda confirms ICT infrastructure plans


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...

Gambian leader confirms construction of new rail line


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...

Guinée: Un nouveau barrage pour réduire le déficit énergétique


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.


EDF Energies retenu pour la réalisation d'un Parc éolien de 150 MW au Maroc


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...

Une nouvelle centrale thermique va produire 33 MW d'électricité au Burkina Faso


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...

Kenya Airways develops plans for new airport terminal


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,...

Nigerian govt reveals investment in road infrastructure


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...

Outcome Statement Released for ICA Water Platform Meeting in Frankfurt, 8-9 March 2012


Objective: Identify challenges and opportunities in the financing and implementation of Transboundary Water Resource and Climate Change Adaptation Programs

Category: Water

L'Algérie va investir 30 milliards USD pour augmenter la production d'électricité


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...

Category: Energy

Le lancement du câble sous-marin WACS est prévu pour mai 2012


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...

Category: ICT

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