CNN - February 27, 2012
Editor's note: Dr Hamadoun Touré is secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union -- the U.N.'s specialized agency for information and communication technologies.
In the next five...
bikyamasr - February 29, 2012
CAIRO: United Arab Emirates leading telecommunications company Etisalat announced on Tuesday that it was boosting its capacity on Intelsat 22, to be launched next month in an effort to boost its ...
International Monetary Fund - February 22, 2012
Africa can step up investment in its infrastructure by augmenting traditional sources of financing with foreign borrowing and private investment, but risks need to be managed,...
Creamer Media's Engineering News - February 28, 2012
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has been pulled in to improve delivery on the R22-billion S’hamba Sonke (Moving Together) provincial and municipal...
Le fournisseur de services en télécommunication Airtel Kenya a lancé le 24 février 2012 la première plateforme 3.75G du pays, à travers un partenariat avec Nokia Siemens Networks.
La direction régionale du transport et de l'équipement de la région de Guelmim-Smara, au sud du Maroc, a annoncé qu'elle allait investir 19,7 millions de dollars dans plusieurs projets routiers...
allAfrica.com - 28 February 2012
Last Thursday witnessed the closing ceremony of the three-day Africa Energy Indaba 2012, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The conference is fast becoming a regular continental forum for debating...
The Guardian - 28 February 2012
The old theory that a butterly flapping its wings can cause a hurricane on the other side of the world may be somewhat far-fetched. But that a ship dropping anchor can disrupt the lives of...
Creamer Media's Engineering News - 27 February 2012
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has denied that any disagreement exists between him and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over the potential for the private sector to...
TechCentral - 27 February 2012
If SA consumers are ever to enjoy high-speed Internet access delivered over fibre-optic cables into their homes, government will need to assist the telecommunications industry to build the...
Africanglobe.net - 24 February 2012
Africa’s quest for greater connectivity and improved intra-regional trade could soon become a reality after the continent’s leaders agreed to increase public spending on infrastructure and...
allAfrica.com - 23 February 2012
Washington — The U.S. government is promoting economic growth in Africa through public-private investment and development projects, says Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs...
The New Age (South AFrica)
Comment & Analysis
Sub-Saharan Africa has perhaps the world’s least adequate infrastructure. In addition to being sparse, it is much more expensive than in other regions of the world. But...
Aljazeera.com - 25 February 2012
When South Sudan seceded in July 2011, the world knew that they would be taking the vast majority of the Sudan's oil wealth with them. A new country with dismal infrastructure but vast oil...
As much as $30 million is to be used to build a dam on Atabarah river in Sudan, allafrica.com has reported.
The move was announced by Suleiman Al-Herbish, the director general of the OPEC Fund for International Development...
Les chefs-lieux de 18 provinces d'Angola vont bientôt êtres connectés au réseau de fibre optique afin d'étendre et améliorer les services de téléphonie et...
Creamer Media's Engineering News - February 23, 2012
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) and the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) said on Wednesday that they believed a...
Power Engineering - February 23, 2012
Wasabi Energy is working with ArcelorMittal South Africa to implement two Kalina Cycle(R) power plants using the heat from its hot strip mills. The Kalina Cycle(R) power plants will have a...
InvestorPlace - February 23, 2012
When it comes to emerging markets and energy production, powerhouses like Brazil and Russia tend to dominate portfolio holdings. Both nations have been blessed with a vast array of hydrocarbons...
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly.com - February 23, 2012
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s second-largest coal miner Exxaro Resources is moving ahead with plans to generate clean energy, CEO Sipho Nkosi said on Thursday.
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