Infrastructure News

Tanzania: African Development Bank lends $272 million for construction of Msalato International Airport

20/12/2019

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $272.12 million loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new international airport in the capital Dodoma.

The funding package, approved on Wednesday,...

Togo : la Banque africaine de développement et l’Union européenne apportent 12 millions d’euros pour l’électrification des zones rurales

20/12/2019

La Banque africaine de développement, l’Union européenne et le gouvernement togolais ont signé un accord de quelque 12 millions d’euros, mardi 17 décembre à Lomé, dans le cadre du projet d’appui au volet social du programme CIZO...

Burundi: African Development Bank’s SEFA grants $1 million to support innovative solar-hydro hybrid project

18/12/2019

The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a $990,000 grant to support the preparation of a 9-MW solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi. The project consists of two...

La Banque africaine de développement accorde un prêt de 56 millions de dollars pour financer les accès routiers au pont entre les deux Congo

18/12/2019

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé, ce lundi, un prêt de 56 millions de dollars américains du Fonds africain de développement destiné à financer les accès routiers permettant d’accéder...

African countries set meetings to resolve Nile dam dispute

18/12/2019

Source: City News

WASHINGTON — Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have agreed to hold two technical meetings in coming weeks in an effort to resolve a number of issues revolving around a $5 billion dam project on...

Dutch bank FMO pushes energy sector in sub-Saharan Africa with $120 million

18/12/2019

Source: Ecofin Agency

FMO, the Dutch development finance institution, has launched in collaboration with the British Shell Foundation, the Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund (EEGF) dedicated to sub-Saharan African companies...

African Development Bank commits €20 million to boost private sector competitiveness in Cabo Verde

17/12/2019

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors today approved a €20 million loan to strengthen the private sector’s role in Cabo Verde’s economic growth. 

Bank funding will support the second phase of the Private Sector...

Afrique : la BAD et le NEPAD s’associent pour un réseau et un marché électriques communs

17/12/2019

Source: Agence Ecofin

(Agence Ecofin) - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique (NEPAD) ont convenu de mettre en place conjointement un plan pour un réseau et un...

Kenya & Tanzania: Over 3 million people to benefit from African Development Bank’s €345 million road construction support

12/12/2019

Over three million people in Tanzania and Kenya will benefit from a €345 million financing package for road construction support, approved by the African Development Bank’s board in Abidjan on Thursday.

The Bank’s support for...

Nigeria: African Development Bank approves $124.2 million loan for water sector reforms in Akure to improve access to safe drinking water and sanitation

12/12/2019

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Thursday approved a $ 124.2 million loan to finance the Urban Water Sector Reform and Akure Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Nigeria. The amount includes an African...

BURKINA FASO: Samendeni hydroelectric dam officially operational in Bama

12/12/2019

Source: Afrik21

The Samendeni hydroelectric dam was inaugurated by the Burkinabe president at the end of November 2019. With an electricity production capacity of 2.6 MW, this dam is the third largest in Burkina Faso, after the...

AFRIQUE : la BEI et la TDB prêtent 120 M$ aux PME pour les énergies renouvelables

12/12/2019

Source: Afrik 21

La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) vient de s’allier à Banque de commerce et de développement de l’Afrique orientale et australe (TDB) pour l’ouverture d’une ligne de crédit de 120 millions de dollars....

LA CÔTE D’IVOIRE VA CONSTRUIRE LA PLUS GRANDE CENTRALE BIOMASSE DE L’AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST

12/12/2019

Source: 7 Info

Ce projet de 46 mégawatts à base de résidus de palmier à huile, s’inscrit dans la logique de l’engagement pris par le Gouvernement en matière de climat lors de la Cop 21, de faire en sorte que nous atteignons un...

New Shango power substation in Kigali will facilitate access to Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, DRC

10/12/2019

Source: Devdiscourse

The African Development Bank has joined hand with the KfW Development Bank, Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the Rwandan government to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango...

A call for enhanced public private partnership to boost Africa’s infrastructure

10/12/2019

Source: The Reporter

The ‘dark continent’ narrative has changed. Africa is growing. Today, five out of the 20 fastest growing global economies are found in Africa. However, lack of adequate infrastructure is hindering economic...

OUGANDA : HP Gauff et Artelia vont étendre le réseau d’eau potable de Kampala

10/12/2019

Source: Afrik21

L’entreprise française Artelia Eau et Environnement et la société allemande HP Gauff ont été choisis par les autorités ougandaises pour la réhabilitation et l’extension du réseau d’eau potable de la ville de...

Infrastructure and PPP delivery the focus of GI Hub Workshop in West Africa

06/12/2019

Source: Gihub

Over 70 participants from 13 countries met in Dakar, Senegal from 26-28 November to participate in a three-day Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Workshop, led by the Global Infrastructure Hub...

South Africa to collaborate with Nigeria to build road infrastructure

04/12/2019

Source: Pulse

Mr Hulisani Makhuvha, of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has said that the bank would collaborate with the Nigerian Government to build road infrastructure in the country.

He said this while...

Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) delivery a key focus at Global Infrastructure Hub’s workshop in West Africa

04/12/2019

29 November 2019 – Over 70 participants from 13 countries met in Dakar, Senegal this week to participate in a three-day infrastructure and PPP workshop, led by the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub).

Opened by Senegal's Director...

French agency gives Sh3.7bn to support African SMEs

02/12/2019

Source: Daily Nation

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has received Sh3.7 billion (USD30 million) from the French Development Agency (AFD) to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa.

The fund seeks to improve...

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