Creamer Media's Engineering News - February 24, 2012
South African independent power producer BioTherm Energy reports that the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) bidding process, for the first phase of the renewable-energy...
allAfrica.com (SciDev.Net) - February 23, 2012
Nairobi — Inadequate policies and regulations, rather than a lack of funding, is the main reason for Africa's failure to exploit its huge renewable energy potential, according to...
allAfrica.com - February 23, 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 set...
mybroadband | February 23, 2012
Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) announced that it has laid more than 5,000 kilometres of fibre infrastructure.
DFA, which currently employs over 200 permanent staff and over 6,000 people through its...
Le Kenya va soumettre le mois prochain un projet de loi simplifié clarifiant les bases juridiques des partenariats public-privé afin d'attirer des investisseurs pour financer ses projets d'infrastructures,...
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The FINANCIAL - February 22, 2012
Production from the recently opened Derba MIDROC Cement Factory in Ethiopia, part funded by the European Investment Bank, will reduce cement costs and end shortages of cement in Africa’s fourth...
South Africa.info - February 22, 2012
The state will have about R4.5-trillion in resources to draw on, using a range of financing methods over the next three years, to fund the country's key infrastructure projects, says...
AFP - February 23, 2012
JOHANNESBURG — Africa needs to find new ways to finance energy projects as the continent seeks to massively expand access to electricity in the wake of the global financial crisis, experts say.
City Press - February 22, 2012
South Africa will start running out of water 13 years from now without better management, according to Treasury’s 2012 Budget Review, tabled today.“On current projections, South Africa’s water...
The Nation (Nigeria) - February 23, 2012
Managing Director of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Tiamasaniyu Ahmed-Rufai, has advocated the use of the recently launched satellite, NigComSat-1R to...
allAfrica.com (BuaNews) - February 23, 2012
Pretoria — While South Africa's budget for 2012 has been described as credible, broadly balanced and confidence building by business, others have criticized it for increasing the...
allAfrica.com - February 22, 2012
A team of nine members of the board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will this week visit Uganda to consult with the government on the bank's funded programmes in the country.
The South African town of Stellenbosch is set to become the country's unofficial technology capital in the next few weeks, when municipal authorities will offer free Wi-Fi internet access to all the residents.
The Electric and Power Corporation of Ethiopia has announced that it has finished a power transmission line that links its power grid with Sudan, the neighbouring country in east Africa.
Through the $41 million power project,...
The Nigerian Federal Government is currently locked in negotiations with the Chinese government over funding for a number of infrastructure projects throughout the west African country, This Day has reported.
According to the...
YAOUNDE Feb 20 (Reuters) - Cameroon's 10 billion CFA francs ($20 million) infrastructure bond issued Feb. 15 yielded 33.96 billion CFA in bids with interest rates ranging from 2 to 5 percent, the finance ministry said on...
Reuters - February 20, 2012
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said on Monday it planned to raise $12 billion to build six geothermal power plants that should generate 585 megawatts by 2016, as it pushes to...
Bloomberg - February 21, 2012
South Africa’s government said it’s concerned power costs are hurting household and industrial users as the regulator studies raising prices further amid stoppages by smelters to curb...
World Energy Council - February 21, 2012
African energy leaders see energy prices, energy poverty, and instability in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to be the most important critical uncertainties in Africa’s...
UN News Centre - 21 February 2012
Government policies that facilitate private sector investment in energy markets are crucial to help tap Africa’s massive renewable energy potential, which can fuel the continent’s poverty...
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