Infrastructure News

African Development Bank To Launch $3bn Infrastructure Fund

13/05/2014

CNBC

African Development Bank plans to launch a $3bn infrastructure fund to raise money to deliver on vital infrastructure on the continent.

The money will be raised from regional and non-African pension funds, insurance...

Categories: Energy

Japan vows to steadily implement $32 billion in aid for Africa

13/05/2014

Kyodo News International

Japan told foreign ministers and senior officials from about 50 African countries on Sunday that it will steadily implement 3.2 trillion yen, or $32 billion, in aid for Africa over a five-year period...

Categories: General

Kenya Airways pourrait payer 14 milliards de shillings de taxes sur l'acquisition de ses 7 prochains avions

07/05/2014

Agence Ecofin

Une récente décision du parlement kényan de faire payer la TVA sur les gros avions, risque d'accroître les coûts financiers pour la compagnie nationale Kenya Airways, notamment l'obliger à payer un total de 14...

Categories: Transport

Fonds infrastructures Africa 50 : lancement prévu pour ce mois de mai

07/05/2014

Gaboneco

Dans le sillon des activités de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) pour le compte du mois de mai, figure le lancement officiel du fonds Africa 50, un moyen de financement spécialement dé ;dié au développement...

Categories: General

Uhuru urges private sector to bridge Africa's infrastructure deficit

07/05/2014

Capital FM

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the private sector to exploit investment opportunities in the infrastructure sector to bridge the deficit in the continent.
 


He said resources from the private sector could...

Categories: General

Energy savings and back-up generation more vital than ever

07/05/2014

Engineering News

Due to the national power shortage and the rising electricity prices, large power and water users like mining houses, commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and the agricultural sector need to address the...

Categories: General

Lack of electricity impedes progress in sub-Saharan Africa

07/05/2014

STLtoday (US) by Stephanie Peace

If you were to make a list of the most important issues facing the poor in Africa today, you would probably include access to healthy food, clean water and improved health care, but may not think...

Categories: General, Water, Energy

Infrastructure Development Crucial for Africa Growth

07/05/2014

The African Executive by H.E.Hon.Uhuru.Kenyatta

Infrastructure development is critical for economic growth and poverty reduction.  In Africa, infrastructure can potentially contribute as much as 2% per year to Gross...

Categories: General

World Bank mobilises N2.5tr for power generation in Nigeria

07/05/2014

The Guardian

THE World Bank Group announced yesterday that it mobilised about nearly N2.5 trillion as part of the reforms in the power sector, to support electricity generation in Nigeria. In the same vein, to harness interests...

Categories: Energy

Le gaz au Mozambique, une évolution économique à haut risque

06/05/2014

Financial Afrik

Benjamin Augé, chercheur associé aux programmes Afrique subsaharienne et Énergie de l'Institut français à l'IFRI, principal centre indépendant de recherche, d'information et de débat sur les grandes questions...

Categories: Energy

Much ado over Africa's power sector

06/05/2014

Africa Renewal

Apapa is the industrial hub of Lagos, Nigeria's bustling commercial capital that's home to some 17 million people.  Daily, the air in Apapa reverberates with the humming sound of electricity generators. In...

Categories: Energy

African Development Bank To Launch $3bn Infrastructure Fund

06/05/2014

CNBC

African Development Bank plans to launch a $3bn infrastructure fund to raise money to deliver on vital infrastructure on the continent.

The money will be raised from regional and non-African pension funds, insurance...

Categories: Transport, Energy, Water, ICT

Japan vows to steadily implement $32 billion in aid for Africa

06/05/2014

Kyodo News International

Japan told foreign ministers and senior officials from about 50 African countries on Sunday that it will steadily implement 3.2 trillion yen, or $32 billion, in aid for Africa over a five-year period...

Categories: General

With A Little Help, Africa Could Become Renewable Energy Powerhouse

06/05/2014

Climate Progress by Ari Phillips

The United States, China, India, Japan, and Europe all fit within Africa, a continent that lags behind those places in development. When it comes to energy and electricity, this lack of...

Categories: Energy

Kenya: AfDB to meet on cheap power loan

06/05/2014

Daily Nation

The first batch of funds meant to subsidise new power connections is expected in September. The government hopes that its proposal to the African Development Bank will get board approval during the bank´s meeting in...

Categories: Energy, General

Our Future, Made in Africa: Event highlight

01/05/2014

madeinafricafoundation

Internationally-renowned designer Ozwald Boateng OBE curated a stunning fashion show featuring four designers from Africa or its diaspora communities, wowing guests at his Gala event Celebrating Africa's...

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