The Democratic Republic of the Congo (D RC), which sprawls over 905,000 square miles, is the second largest country in Africa. Fifty four years after independence, the DRC has no roads connecting one end of the...
The planned highway between Arusha, Tanzania, and Voi in Kenya is now finally due to start in June this year. The project worth nearly US$235 million will be largely financed through the African Development Bank, with the...
The African Development Bank (AfDB), Dutch Development Bank FMO, Development Bank of Southern Africa and Propaco of France on Wednesday signed a US$142-million loan to develop the 120-megawatt Itezhi Tezhi power project in...
Le réseau social Facebook a entamé des discussions avec la Banque centrale d´Irlande et des start-ups londoniennes en vue de lancer un service de transfert d´argent à l´international, rapporte le quotidien...
The Berlin-based Mobisol company is bringing power to places where there has been none. By combining mobile phone technology and solar power generators, the company aims to electrify African homes.
To get an...
Le capital-investisseur américain Carlyle a annoncé la clôture de son premier fonds dédié à l´Afrique subsaharienne à 698 millions, soit 40 % de plus que l'objectif qu'il s'était initialement fixé.
Le géant du...
The Carlyle Group has closed its maiden private equity fund targeting sub-Saharan Africa at $698m, 40 per cent above target, underscoring the growing appeal of investing on the continent.
Africa attracts a...
The government seeks to mobilise funds from both local and international sources so as to improve the central transport corridor -- especially by expanding Dar es Salaam Port and revamping the central railway...
Le Cap-Vert veut utiliser l'énergie des ondes pour dessaler l'eau de la mer - Un projet-pilote de la technologie de dessalage de l'eau de la mer à partir de l'énergie des ondes de la mer sera implanté dans l'île...
Could fears of the imminent collapse of the more than five-decade-old Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia spur Zimbabwe into more effective disaster preparedness?
In early March, engineers at a...
Categories: Energy, Water
The competitiveness of African countries in international and local markets is severely hampered by transport costs, said to be 63% higher than in developed countries. According to the African Development Bank...
Nigeria's water sector is severely underdeveloped and there is a distinct lack of legislation and regulation governing the industry. Water infrastructure is also lacking, and the disorganised Water Ministry and...
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says investment in transport, communications and energy infrastructures is not just a business opportunity but is a crucial ingredient for peace and security in Africa, APA learns here...
Categories: Energy, Transport, Water, ICT
Ces mots sont du président de la Banque mondiale. Pour Jim Yong Kim, les Africains sont "privés de l'accès généralisé à l'électricité dont jouissent les pays du Nord".
"Aujourd'hui, la consommati on...
The African Development Bank is in talks with Nigerian officials to boost the value of its partial-risk guarantee for power industry investments by $200 million this year.
An agreement would see the amount from which...
ESKOM is trying to bring Kusile and Medupi - its two 4800MW power stat ions that are under construction - on stream in SA at the same time as the Botswana Power Corp (BPC) tries to commission its Morupule B...
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On Saturday, 29th of March, many westerners switched off their lights to celebrate Earth Hour. The Big Ben, Times Square in New York and the Kremlin in Moscow were just a few of the iconic landmarks that...
African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it will finance projects in the water, irrigation, energy and small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) sectors in Egypt. The bank also expressed its readiness to continue to...
Categories: Water, Energy
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