Infrastructure News - Year: 2014 - Month: April

Transparence de l'industrie extractive : Madagascar, un exemple de « bonne pratique »

28/04/2014

La Gazette de Madagascar

La Grande Ile est promue comme un exemple de bonne pratique pour les pays frncophones lors de la 26ème réunion du board international de l'Initiative pour la transparence de l'industrie extractive (EITI)...

Categories: General

World Water Day 2014 - Interview With Alex Rugamba, Afdb Director of Energy, Environment and Climate Change

28/04/2014

All Africa

On the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated on March 22 and this year focuses on water and energy, Alex Rugamba, Director of the African Development Bank's Energy, Environment and Climate Change...

Categories: Energy, Water

Returning Arab donors target Madagascar's infrastructure

28/04/2014

Africa Review

Arab donors are pushing to re-establish ties with Madagascar quickly even as most other development partners await the green light from multilaterals such as the IMF.

A top Madagascar official said infrastructure...

Categories: General

Nigeria Requires $7.7bn To Improve Power Supply - TCN

28/04/2014

Ventures



Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), a business unit under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), says it would need $7.7 billion to improve power infrastructure in the next five years.
 


Mack Kast,...

Categories: Energy

$870m financing agreements signed for biggest clean energy project in Africa

28/04/2014

BiztechAfrica

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (http://ltwp.co.ke) meant to add an existing 300MW of reliable, low cost wind energy to the national grid of Kenya reached a critical milestone following the signing of the...

Categories: Energy

Tunisie : bientôt un audit sur la concession des aéroports d'Enfidha et Monastir

28/04/2014

Tunisia IT

La réalisation d'un audit concernant la concession des aéroports d'Enfidha et de Monastir, accordée à la société turque TAV, et la révision de ses aspects techniques et financiers sont les principales décisions issues...

Categories: Transport

Cameroun : Les aéroports du Cameroun pas toujours compétitifs

28/04/2014

Camer.be

La 3è édition du Bulletin Statistique de la Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority dévoile les statistiques sur le transport aérien au Cameroun.

Intéressant lorsqu'on sait que le dernier classement établi par le Conseil...

Categories: Transport

AfDB Approves 18.74 Billion CFA francs for Senegal's Water and Sanitation Sector Project

28/04/2014

Senegal will receive a combined African Development Fund loan and grant amounting to 18.74 billion CFA francs approved by the Fund's Board on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Tunis, to finance the country's Water and Sanitation...

Categories: Water

World Bank to Finance New Hydropower Development in Burundi

24/04/2014

World Bank

The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi for the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project.
 


Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) is suffering from a...

Categories: Energy

MoU to help AfDB focus on infrastructure

24/04/2014

Infrastructure News

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Africare have signed a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the Bank's capacity to use a community-focused lens while designing its programs and...

Categories: General

Investors scramble for Emerging Nigerian oil firm Seplat

24/04/2014

Business Day

Investors are betting on the emergence of a Nigerian made global brand or African champion in the oil and gas space with the scramble for shares of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, which raised $500 m in an...

Categories: Energy

Bringing Power to Africa, Literally

24/04/2014

FreeNewsPos.com

During President Obama's trip to Africa in 2013, he made four major commitments. Some in his administration have referred to the commitment as the four points of a diamond, each addressing a critical need in...

Categories: Energy

Focus on Africa, says tech investor

24/04/2014

News24

Emerging markets are where investors should focus their energies to secure a place in the next wave of growth in technology companies, an industry insider insists.

"Ten years ago, I couldn't say 'I was global' if I...

Categories: ICT

Transport infrastructure before development

24/04/2014

The Africa Report

While African governments and development partners are investing more in roads and rails infrastructure much more needs to be done for any meaningful socioeconomic impact to be made.
 


The Democratic...

Categories: Transport

Addis Ababa to host US-Africa Energy Summit

23/04/2014

The Reporter

The governments of Ethiopia and the United States will co-host the US-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from June 3 to 4.

According to the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy, AEM...

Categories: Energy

Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

23/04/2014

Guardian.co.uk

Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam.

The opening sentence of Egypt's new constitution describes the country as the river...

Categories: Water, Energy

Water Wars? Think Again: Conflict Over Freshwater Structural Rather Than Strategic

23/04/2014

Sodere Ethiopians News and Entertainment

The global water wars are almost upon us!At least that´s how it seems to many. The signs are troubling: Egypt and Ethiopia have recently increased their aggressive posture and rhetoric...

Categories: Water

Transport: Aviation and Maritime reforms beckon

23/04/2014

The Africa Report

Africa's aviation industry is beginning to pick up thanks to the continent's impressive economic growth, but with seaports infrastructure largely abandoned in many countries in Africa over the years, there is...

Categories: Transport

Africa's Tech Edge

23/04/2014

The Atlantic

How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age.

It's a painfully First World problem: Splitting...

Categories: ICT

Kenya Power eyes fibreglass poles to lower electricity transmission costs

23/04/2014

BiztechAfrica

Kenya Power plans to roll-out fibreglass poles in place of wooden poles, to reduce the cost of maintenance.

Despite the fibreglass poles being more expensive than current alternatives, they have a life span of...

Categories: Energy

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