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Study to assess the potential for enhanced private participation in the maritime and air transport sectors in Africa


The members of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) seek to facilitate sustainable investment in infrastructure development from both public and private sources. This study has been procured to assess the potential...

Category: Transport

Kenyan firm unveils plans for gas-fired power plant


Eddy Njoroge, the managing director of KenGen, the Kenyan electricity generating company, has revealed ambitious plans to create a gas-fired power plant to run on imported liquefied natural gas.

To achieve this, Mr Njoroge said...

Category: Energy

Coopération chinoise et congolaise pour la réalisation d'infrastructures de transport et d'énergie


Les travaux de construction du barrage de Liuoesso (Congo), menés par l'entreprise chinoise China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd, viennent de démarrer.

Construit sur la rivière Lengoué, cet ouvrage...

Category: Transport

Egypt: Govt confirms construction of new airport


Kamal al-Ganzouri, the prime minister of Egypt, has announced plans to build a new airport in Ras Sedr, with the cost of the construction work expected to reach as much as LE 600 million.

The prime minister explained that in...

Lancement des travaux de construction d’un axe routier entre le Congo et le Cameroun


Les travaux de construction d’une route reliant le Congo au Cameroun ont débuté le 17 mai à Ketta, au nord-est du Congo.

Cet axe s'étend sur 312 kilomètres entre les villes de ...

Category: Transport

Lancement des travaux de construction du barrage hydro-électrique Zongo II en RDC


Les travaux de construction du barrage hydro-électrique Zongo II, dans la région du Bas-Congo, en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), ont débuté mercredi 16 mai.

Le coût de ce...

Guinée: 145 millions USD pour développer la production d'électricité


Le coordinateur général de la Société EDG (Electricité de Guinée), Abdoulaye Kéita, a procédé le 11 mai dernier dans le quartier de Tombo à Kaloum en...

Nigerian govt announces funding for new energy project


The Nigerian government has announced that it has secured the funding it needs to improve the country’s energy infrastructure and the use of solar technology in particular.

A new wave of funding has been provided by the Japanese...

Category: Energy

Guinée: Lancement des travaux de construction de la route T5


Le Premier ministre guinéen Mohamed Saïd Fofana a procédé le 11 mai au lancement des travaux de construction de la route T5 Sud Kissosso-Le Prince, qui s'étendra sur 1 950 km.

Les travaux, qui...

Category: Transport

Nigeria: New investment set to stimulate economic growth


The Nigerian federal government has confirmed that it has endorsed significant levels of investment in key areas of the country's economy, This Day has reported.

Olusegun Aganga, the Nigerian minister for trade and investment...

Category: General

Nigeria set for power infrastructure upgrades


The Nigerian minister of power, Professor Barth Nnaji, has announced that the government is to make a concerted effort to improve power infrastructure capacity in a number of major cities, including the capital city Abuja.


Category: Energy

Cameroun: 79 millions USD de l'AFD pour Lom Pangar


L’Agence française de développement a accordé jeudi dernier un prêt de 78,9 millions de dollars au Cameroun afin de participer au financement de la construction du barrage hydroélectrique...

Lancement d'un programme de développement des TIC en RDC


Le gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo a présenté un nouveau programme de développement du secteur des télécommunications aux députés du pays.


Nigeria: Aviation minister reveals details of new airport


The Nigerian minister for aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, has announced that the government will award a construction contract for a new airport in the capital city of Abuja. There are a number of airport construction and...

Lancement officiel du câble de fibre optique WACS


Le gouvernement sud-africain a annoncé vendredi dernier le lancement du câble sous marin de fibre optique WACS.

«Le gouvernement sud-africain est fier d'être un partenaire pionnier dans le...

Kenyan govt announces infrastructure improvements


The Kenyan government has claimed that more than 1.5 million citizens in the country are set to benefit from a series of infrastructure improvements.

As much as $300 million has been set aside to improve services in a number of...

Category: General

ICA Annual Meeting 2012 to be held from 11-13 June in Tunis


The 8th Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) will be held on June 11th-13th, 2012 in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss infrastructure investment and development in Africa.

Categories: General, Energy, Transport, Water

Uganda set for road infrastructure improvements


Yoweri Museveni, the president of Uganda, has commissioned the construction of the Gulu-Nimule highway, the New Vision has reported.

And Mr Museveni announced that the ambitious infrastructure project will cost as much as sh89...

Burkina Faso: Lancement de travaux de réhabilitation sur sept barrages


Le ministre burkinabé de l'Agriculture et de l'Hydraulique, Laurent Sedogo, a lancé samedi dernier les travaux de réhabilitation de sept barrages à travers le pays.

D'un coût total de...

Zimbabwe: Victoria Fall's airport set for redevelopment work


The international airport at Victoria Falls is set for major redevelopment work over the next few months, it has been confirmed.

Indeed, there are a number of facilities in the town, including the local hospital, that are due for...

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