Infrastructure News

Malawi: Investment secured to improve drinking water from Shire River Basin

19/06/2012

Around $125 million (£85.75 million) is to be invested in improving the drinking water from Malawi's Shire River Basin in the coming years, a project that is likely to benefit up to 430,000 people, All Africa reports. ...

Categories: Water

L'Allemagne accorde plus de 34 millions USD au Burundi pour la protection des ressources hydrauliques

18/06/2012

Le 14 juin, l'Allemagne a signé avec le Burundi deux accords de coopération financière et technique d’un montant total de 34,5 millions de dollars (27,5 millions d'euros).

Selon le ministre...

South Africa metrorail set for upgrades through investment

18/06/2012

South Africa's railway sector is to benefit from investment of up to 263 million rand (£20.29 million) as the government looks to improve infrastructure, All Africa reports. Chief executive officer of the Passenger...

L'UE octroie 14 millions USD pour l'eau et l'assainissement en Mauritanie

17/06/2012

La Mauritanie va recevoir une aide de L'Union Européenne s'élevant à 11,1 millions d'euro (14 millions de dollars) afin de financer un vaste projet dans le domaine de l'eau et de...

La Côte d'Ivoire investit pour augmenter sa production d'électricité

17/06/2012

Le porte-parole du gouvernement ivoirien, Bruno Koné, a annoncé mercredi 13 juin que la Côte d'Ivoire allait réaliser d'importants investissements afin de couvrir la totalité de ses...

Investment secured for Kenya IT infrastructure improvements

17/06/2012

Investment of $72 million (£45.99 million) has been approved by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) to help deliver high-speed internet across east Africa, reports Ventures Africa. OPIC, the US...

Executive Summary of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

15/06/2012

This Executive Note consolidates PIDA outcomes and summarizes what Africa needs to do to capitalize on its momentum and reach its potential — act boldly by investing in its regional infrastructure.

Categories: General

Tanzania set for road improvements

14/06/2012

The Tanzanian government has announced ambitious plans to make major improvements to the country's road network, which is stifling its potential for economic growth, Tanzania Daily News has reported. As much as $6.72 billion...

Presentations, Speaker Biographies & Final Agenda from PPP conference held in Dakar, Senegal on 5-8 June 2012

14/06/2012

Public-Private Partnership Conference | 5th-8th June 2012 | Dakar, Senegal

ICA co-organized Public-Private Partnership Conference to Boost Water and Sanitation Services in Africa

14/06/2012

Public-Private Partnership Conference 5th-8th June 2012 Dakar, Senegal 

Theme ACCELERATING ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA SCALING UP PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION

Funded by International Finance...

Categories: Water

La Chine investit dans le secteur des TIC en Côte d'Ivoire

13/06/2012

La Chine va prochainement investir en Côte d'Ivoire dans les domaines des Technologies de l'information et de la communication (TIC), a-t-on appris à la suite du séjour du ministre ivoirien des...

South Africa: ICT industry receives funding boost

13/06/2012

ICT infrastructure in South Africa has been handed a significant funding boost by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which has ploughed equity of $35 million in to the Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure...

South Africa: Transnet announces infrastructure upgrades

13/06/2012

Transnet SOC Ltd, the state transport company of South Africa, is to pump as much as 300 billion rand (£22.9 billion) into upgrading its railways, ports and fuel pipelines infrastructure, it has been confirmed. The...

Cameroun : Deux nouvelles centrales solaires vont produire 35MW d'électricité

12/06/2012

Le ministère camerounais de l’Energie et de l'Eau a signé le 4 juin un accord avec l'entreprise Cameroon Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC) portant sur la création d'infrastructures...

South Africa: Mogale City set for dramatic transformation

12/06/2012

Mogale City in South Africa is set to become one of the top economic growth areas in the country after it was announced that as much as R5 billion (£39.7 million) is to be spent on a number of important infrastructure...

Nigerian power infrastructure set for boost

12/06/2012

The Nigerian government's concerted efforts to boost power production in the west African state are starting to bear fruit.

That is according to James Abiodun Olotu, the managing director of the Niger Delta Power Holding...

Loan agreement set to boost Kenya's electricity infrastructure

11/06/2012

The Kenyan and French governments have announced that they have reached an accord over a loan deal that will lead to significant upgrades in the east African state's electricity infrastructure, Capital FM reports. Speaking...

Categories: Energy

Malawi handed money to construct mini hydropower project

11/06/2012

The US government has thrown its financial muscle behind plans to construct a mini hydropower project in Malawi, it has been announced. Under the terms of the deal, power will be generated through the flow of the Lunyina river,...

Categories: Energy

Ghana : Le Brésil finance la réhabilitation de l'aéroport de Tamale

10/06/2012

Le gouvernement brésilien va financer les travaux de réhabilitation de l'aéroport international de Tamale au Ghana.

Selon l'agence de presse Ecofin, le coût total des travaux...

Categories: Transport

South Africa: Zuma hails electricity upgrades

10/06/2012

South African president Jacob Zuma has hailed the impact of recent infrastructure upgrades in helping to drive economic growth in the country. In particular, Mr Zuma cited the Medupi power station as a project that has created...

Categories: Energy

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