Infrastructure News

20 millions de dollars pour une énergie propre

17/09/2013

Malango (Mayotte)

La BAD (Banque africaine de développement) a accordé, le 11 septembre, 20 millions de dollars à l'Union des Comores pour renforcer la fourniture en énergie électrique du pays dans le cadre d'un Projet d'appui...

Categories: Energy

AfDB supports clean energy in Comoros with $20.1m

17/09/2013

WorldStage

The Comoros Energy Sector Support Project will receive grants totaling US $20.1 million to finance the rebuilding the country's electricity sector. The financing source is mobilized from the Bank's resources: (i) US...

Categories: Energy

AfDB Funds Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project


17/09/2013

Sierra Express Media

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will support Guinea's Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC2) with a loan and a grant totaling US $16.66 million approved by its...

Categories: Energy

World Water Week 2013 in Stockholm - Africa in the Limelight

17/09/2013

PR Newswire

Thousands of the world's government representatives, water experts and industry leaders gathered in Stockholm from September 1-6, 2013 for World Water Week. With water cooperation on the agenda, participants have...

Categories: Water

Kenya: The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport resumes normal operations in four months

17/09/2013

Capital FM (Nairobi)



The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) will return to normal operations within the next four months.
 


Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) acting MD Lucy Mbugua says the newly constructed parking...

Categories: Transport

Tanzania: Dar to Change Energy Sector With Renewables

17/09/2013

Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

TANZANIA has received endorsement from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for an investment plan that will help government scale-up the development of its abundant renewable energy...

Categories: Energy

French Development Agency and AfDB to strengthen cooperation through concrete projects

17/09/2013

PR Newswire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka,...

Categories: Energy, Transport, Water

Tanzania: Public-Private Partnership Stressed for Africa's Green Revolution

12/09/2013

Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has warned that a Green Revolution cannot materialise in Africa without concerted effort to secure financing for agricultural production.
 


The...

Categories: General

Africa's Economic Progress

12/09/2013

The New York Times

A Sept. 3 column by Joe Nocera tries to contrast my views with those of Jeffrey D. Sachs ("Fighting Poverty, and Critics"), but I take issue with Mr. Nocera's characterization of the conclusions of...

Categories: General

Ingenico: développe le 'Mobile Money' en Afrique

12/09/2013

BFM TV

Ingenico annonce un partenariat stratégique avec Tagattitude, leader sur le marché des solutions de 'mobile money'. Ce partenariat porte sur le développement de l'inclusion financière en Afrique.
 


Ingenico propose...

Categories: ICT

Africa: 47 Sub-Saharan African Countries Agree On Frequency Coordination for Digital Switchover in 2015

10/09/2013

PR Newswire

Frequency coordination negotiations have succeeded in setting up the mechanism to deploy digital television in 47 Sub-Saharan African countries.
 


The consolidation of national plans to implement the digital...

Categories: ICT

Africa: Resilience, Flexibility Key to African Climate Adaptation - Researchers

10/09/2013

AlertNet



How climate change may affect farmers and food security in southern Africa depends on a range of crop, climate and economic models, which have been brought together in a new book designed to help policymakers...

Categories: General

Notable progress for wind energy in SA

03/09/2013

Green Business Guide

South Africa has 16 wind energy projects that have been given the go-ahead or are under construction, ranging in size from 20.6 MW to 138 MW and totalling 1,296.5 MW of generation capacity.

South Africa’s...

Categories: Energy

Mozambique: Government Looking for Funding for Mapai Dam

03/09/2013

All Africa

Maputo - Mozambican President Armando Guebuza pledged on Saturday that the government will continue to seek funding for a dam at Mapai, in the southern province of Gaza, that will help control the flow of the Limpopo...

Categories: General, Water

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