Infrastructure News

Kenya, Tanzania form geothermal joint venture

15/08/2013

Power Generation

The federal government of Kenya has collaborated with Tanzania to explore geothermal energy sources in the country in a bid to diversify its renewable energy portfolio. The alliance is said to be on the back of...

Categories: Energy

Le boom du véhicule en Afrique


15/08/2013

Le Griot.info

D'après un rapport de Standard Bank, la demande en véhicule sur le continent africain est en forte croissance. Le document explique que la majorité des exportateurs de véhicules vers l'Afrique ont vu leurs...

Categories: Transport

La Tanzanie et les USA vont signer un protocole d'accord dans le cadre de Power Africa Initiative

15/08/2013

Pana

La Tanzanie, un des premiers parmi les six pays partenaires de Power African, va signer mercredi un protocole d'accord pour un partenariat en matière de régulation de l'énergie avec les agences de régulation américaines...

Categories: Energy

Gambia: Developing Irrigation for Enhanced Agricultural Production in Gambia

14/08/2013

The Daily Observer (Banjul)

The Gambia's anti-hunger campaign recently got a major boost following a renewed commitment by the number one farmer, the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr. Yahya Jammeh...

Categories: General

Kenya: Geothermal firm makes first call for investor bids

14/08/2013

Business Daily

Government-owned Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has invited investors to bid for contracts to develop three wells with a combined production capacity of 90 megawatts, marking a major milestone for the...

Categories: Energy

Massive fire shuts down Nairobi airport; whole terminal in flames

14/08/2013

CNN



A massive fire shut down Nairobi's Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday, Kenyan government and airport officials said.
 


The blaze has engulfed the entire international terminal, Ken Mijungu of CNN affiliate...

Categories: Transport

Kenya: incendie à l'aéroport de Nairobi

14/08/2013

Reuters

Un important incendie s'est déclaré aujourd'hui à l'aéroport international Jomo Kenyatta (JKIA) de Nairobi, paralysant l'un des plus imp ortants hubs d'Afrique orientale, a indiqué un responsable du ministère de...

Categories: Transport

Tanzania has better mobile reception than Henley. So is it time to invest in Africa?

14/08/2013

The Telegraph.co.uk

Infrastructure is improving, violence is in decline, the demographics are excellent. Fund manager Caroline Shaw looks at the case for investing in Africa.

Britain's mobile phone signals are often patchy. I...

Categories: General

East Africa: New Railway to Connect Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

14/08/2013

All Africa

Three East African countries Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are implementing a joint $13b project for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa via Kampala to Kigali. The project, to be jointly financed by the three...

Categories: Transport

Innovation for Clean Water in Africa

14/08/2013

The Huffington Post

We just saw it out of the corner of our eye as we were bombing down a dusty road in the district of Kamwenge. Out here in Western Uganda, it's so normal, that you'd just pass by without thinking anything of...

Categories: Water

Proving the power of social business in Africa

14/08/2013

The MediaOnLine

Companies that use social media for business correlate with 63.38% more revenue than non-social companies. This, and other insights into 'social' businesses, will be unearthed by Cerebra in its presentation of...

Categories: ICT

Tanzania, US sign MoU on partnership under Power Africa initiative

14/08/2013

PANA

Tanzania, one of the initial set of six Power Africa partner countries, will on Wednesday sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an energy regulatory partnership with regulatory agencies of the US...

Categories: Energy

Why Regional Integration Is Essential To Africa

05/08/2013

Ventures Africa

Africa's growing economy can accommodate partnerships with developed and emerging economies. Yes, this is true. So many reports get published stating what this leader or that leader emphasises or says about...

Categories: General

En RDC, le plus ancien parc naturel d'Afrique menacé par l'exploitation pétrolière

05/08/2013

Le Monde.fr

C'est le plus ancien parc naturel d'Afrique, celui qui recèle, aussi, la plus grande biodiversité : le parc national des Virunga, situé dans le nord-est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), est ...

Categories: Energy, General

AfDB signs Aide Memoire with Borderless Alliance

05/08/2013

GhanaWeb

The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed an Aide Memoire with Borderless Alliance, a private sector-led coalition that promotes and facilitates regional trade to reduce transport costs and delays across West Africa,...

Categories: Transport

Billions committed to Africa

01/08/2013


I-Net Bridge

The World Bank Group committed a record US$14.7 billion in fiscal year 2013 (July 2012 to June 2013) to support economic growth and better development prospects in Africa despite uncertain economic conditions in...

Categories: General

Mozambique and Malawi to discuss power interconnection

01/08/2013

Club of Mozambique.com

Technicians from Mozambique and Malawi will meet next month in Maputo to discuss a proposal to interconnect the two countries' electricity grids. The meeting will look at the amount of electricity needed...

Categories: Energy

Twitter: les leaders africains parmi les plus interactifs au monde

01/08/2013

Jeune Afrique

Les dirigeants africains utilisent de plus en plus les réseaux sociaux, et certains de "manière exemplaire", selon les auteurs d'une étude sur l'activité des dirigeants mondiaux sur Twitter. Parmi les ...

Categories: ICT

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