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...
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
If you have been to New York’s La Guardia airport recently, taken a train during London’s rush hour, tried to drive in Lagos or endured one of India’s ubiquitous power cuts, you will have first-hand knowledge of...
Categories: Energy, Transport, ICT, Water
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...
Il est important que les États africains revoient concrètement leurs conditions de sécurité aérienne. L´Afrique subsaharienne est à la traîne derrière toutes les autres régions du monde en ce qui concerne le volume...
Categories: General, Transport
Namibia's Walvis Bay could emerge as southern African states' gateway to Europe.
Walvis Bay is already Namibia's largest commercial port and links the country's multimodal transport corridors to local, southern landlocked...
Only last week we presented to Kenyans in pictures (not in photoshop!) the degeneration of what had been touted as an infrastructural showpiece-the Sh31 billion Thika superhighway, the only standard eight-lane road...
Despite South Africa and the rest of Africa's hopes of becoming the next investment frontier, companies still perceived China, western Europe and North America as the best markets for transport investments in the...
The East African
Tanzania's geographical advantage as a regional trade gateway and logistical hub in East Africa is being eroded by the deteriorating state of its infrastructure, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said.
The 60th session of the Liaison Committee of the Trans-Saharan Highway has opened in Algiers with the participation of Cabinet ministers in charge of roads who will review the progress of construction of this...
Meeting at the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) on the eve of the AU Summit, African Heads of State expressed their strong support and endorsement of the African Development Bank's...
African Development Bank (AfDB ) and African Union (AU) Commission have signed an 8.9-million-U.S.- dollar grant agreement for capacity building in infrastructure development in Africa.
The signing ceremony for the...
L'accord concerne un don de 8,9 millions de dollars, pour la construction de capacité dans le développement des infrastructures en Afrique
La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l'Union africaine...
La Gazette de Madagascar
Pose de la première pierre des travaux de la RN9 et Projet de réhabilitation des infrastructures dans la région du Sud-Ouest (PRIASO)... Avec une partie des projets financés par la Banque africaine...
The East African
When thinking about regional integration in Africa, we often think first of trade policy, telecommunications, ICT, and road infrastructure. But on a continent larger than China, India, the US, and Europe...
Years after the government offered landlocked neighbours to set up dry port facilities at Walvis Bay, only the Zambian facility is operational.
This was confirmed by the Manager of Corporate Communications at...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a U455-million loan to fund the rehabilitation of Mozambique's strategic Nacala port in the northern province of Nampula, APA learns here on Tuesday.
The Satr 21/01/2014
The Public Investments Committee of the National Assembly has asked for more details about the company that won the tender to build the Sh320 billion standard gauge railway from Mombasa to...
When thinking about regional integration in Africa, we often think first of trade policy, telecommunications, Information & Communications Technology (ICT) and road infrastructure. But on a continent larger...
Africa is currently embarking on a major investment in its road network, with Chinese organisations, particularly those in the mining industry, providing much of the investment.
Alongside this, a significant...
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