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AfDB Board approves US $29.49 million for Burundi road project


PR Newswire

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega (RN18) Road...

Category: Transport

Africa could become single air transport market by 2016



Africa could become a single air transport market that will remove the need for bilateral air services agreements by early 2016, the industry lobby said on Wednesday.

African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary...

Category: Transport

AfDB and sister institutions committed to move forward on the sustainable transport agenda with US $175 bn in financing


PR Newswire

The historic one-day UN Climate Summit opened on September 23 in New York City with 125 heads of state in attendance. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama urged all nations - developed and...

Category: Transport

Gambia: '98% of LRR has access to clean drinking water’


Daily Observer

The regional water motivator in the Lower River Region (LRR), Kantong T. Marena, has disclosed that 98% of the population of the region has access to clean and potable water. He informed that only a few people,...

Category: Transport

AfDB Approves U.S. $256 Million Investments in Infrastructure, Water, Sanitation and Health


The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) held its first regular meeting since the Bank returned to its statutory headquarters in Abidjan on Monday, September 8 and approved a combined US $256 million...

Categories: Transport, Water, General

Africa Railways Secures Final Instalment Of $164m Capital



Africa Railways, a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings (formerly Citadel Capital), has completed the drawdown of the final $69.6 million of a $164 million senior debt facility, which it raised through global and East African...

Category: Transport

RCA: 3 milliards de F CFA pour la rénovation de l'Aéroport Bangui M'Poko


Journal de Bangui

La partie centrafricaine devra verser une contrepartie de 200 millions de francs CFA afin de permettre le déguerpissement et l'aménagement des sites, selon le membre du gouvernement.

Le gouvernement...

Category: Transport

50 milliards de FCFA pour des liaisons maritimes dans les ports d'Afrique centrale et de l'ouest



Le projet de réalisation d'une liaison maritime le long des côtes de l'Afrique centrale et de l'Afrique de l'Ouest coûtera plus de 50 milliards de FCFA, selon une nouvelle évaluation faite par des responsables dudit...

Category: Transport

Dual carriage of five Nairobi roads to ease traffic jam in Sh6bn project


Business Daily

Traffic jam in Nairobi is likely to ease with Sh5.9 billion projects that will see dual carriage of five main roads, building of cycling paths and the expansion of lanes at the junctions of 61 city roads.


Category: Transport

AfDB has $115m for Nairobi road


East African Business Week

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to finance nearly 90% of the $130 million Nairobi urban road improvement project by way of a $115.9 million loan.

Another $5 million will be made available...

Category: Transport

African airlines post sluggish take-off


Africa Review

The number of foreign passengers ferried by African airlines nearly stagnated in the first quarter of 2014, due to high fares and rising competition from big international players.

New data released by...

Category: Transport

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


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...

Category: Transport

African Development Bank To Launch $3bn Infrastructure Fund



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

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


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...

Category: Transport

Cameroun : Les aéroports du Cameroun pas toujours compétitifs


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...

Category: Transport

Transport infrastructure before development


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...

Category: Transport

Transport: Aviation and Maritime reforms beckon


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...

Category: Transport

On bumpy roads and rails


Africa Renewal

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...

Category: Transport

Highway upgrade between Tanzania and Kenya



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...

Category: Transport

Tanzania: Kikwete eyes private funding for central transport corridor


The Citizen

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...

Category: Transport

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