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Africa50 Fund aims to catalyse infrastructure development



Made in Africa Foundation (MIAF) has partnered with African Development Bank (AfDB) to co-manage and market initiatives that will catalyse funding for Africa's largest infrastructure delivery vehicle...

Category: Transport

Kenya: The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport resumes normal operations in four months


Capital FM (Nairobi)

The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) will return to normal operations within the next four months.

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) acting MD Lucy Mbugua says the newly constructed parking...

Category: Transport

French Development Agency and AfDB to strengthen cooperation through concrete projects


PR Newswire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka,...

Categories: Energy, Transport, Water

Africa50 Fund open by year-end


The Sunday Mail

A NEW fund to accelerate the building of infrastructure across Africa and reduce a current annual funding gap estimated at US$45 billion should be open for business by the end of this year, the president of the...

Categories: Energy, Transport, Water, General

Africa to participate in the world economy as a truly global competitor


Cape Business News

Port and maritime authorities and transport corridors are at the forefront of this development and now play a more pivotal role than ever in the continent's growth. According to the U.S. International Trade...

Category: Transport

Keymerging Technologies buys robotic aircraft


Biztech Africa

Kenya-based Keymerging Technologies Ltd has purchased ING Robotic Aviation's Responderrotary wing unmanned aerial vehicle systems for use in East Africa.  The robotic aircraft will be used for aerial...

Category: Transport

Technical assistance to four complementary infrastructure ppp projects in Senegal


African Development Bank

The AfDB approved loans for four private infrastructure projects in Senegal between July 2009-December 2010:

Expansion of the Dakar container terminalSendou power plantDakar-Diamniadio toll...

Category: Transport

East Africa: UN Supports EAC Infrastructure Model


East African Business Week

A senior United Nations official, Carlos Lopes, supports the self-help attitude shown by the East African Community (EAC) to improve regional infrastructure.
The Kenyan government for example...

Category: Transport

Le boom du véhicule en Afrique



D'après un rapport de Standard Bank, la demande en véhicule sur le continent africain est en forte croissance. Le document explique que la majorité des exportateurs de véhicules vers l'Afrique ont vu leurs...

Category: Transport

Massive fire shuts down Nairobi airport; whole terminal in flames



A massive fire shut down Nairobi's Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday, Kenyan government and airport officials said.

The blaze has engulfed the entire international terminal, Ken Mijungu of CNN affiliate...

Category: Transport

Kenya: incendie à l'aéroport de Nairobi



Un important incendie s'est déclaré aujourd'hui à l'aéroport international Jomo Kenyatta (JKIA) de Nairobi, paralysant l'un des plus imp ortants hubs d'Afrique orientale, a indiqué un responsable du ministère de...

Category: Transport

East Africa: New Railway to Connect Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda


All Africa

Three East African countries Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are implementing a joint $13b project for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa via Kampala to Kigali. The project, to be jointly financed by the three...

Category: Transport

AfDB signs Aide Memoire with Borderless Alliance



The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed an Aide Memoire with Borderless Alliance, a private sector-led coalition that promotes and facilitates regional trade to reduce transport costs and delays across West Africa,...

Category: Transport

Démarrage en 2014 des travaux de la route entre le Gabon et le Congo



Le représentant résident de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) au Gabon, Moulay Lahcen Ennahli, a déclaré; lundi lors d'une conférence de presse à Libreville, que les travaux de la route transafricaine devant relier...

Category: Transport

Tanzania: Namanga Border Post Ready By December


Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

CONSTRUCTION of the One-Stop-Border-Post (OSBP) at Namanga, in Longido District is expected to be completed by December, this year.

The Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) has stated here that...

Category: Transport

Nigeria: FG, AfDB parley on infrastructure, transformation


The Guardian by Taiwo Hassan

The Federal Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have concluded plans to hold a high level policy dialogue on 'Infrastructure and Structural Transformation in Nigeria' that is expected...

Category: Transport

AfDB-Rwanda and Burundi launch one stop border post to accelerate integration

AfDB-Rwanda and Burundi launch one stop border post to accelerate integration


The Bank received from the Governments of the Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Burundi, an invitation to witness the official launching ceremony of the One stop border post which took place on Wednesday 17th July 2013 at Ruhwa.

Category: Transport

Nigeria's Jonathan Seeks Infrastructure Funds From China


Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will take a group of state governors and key ministers to China next week, seeking to strengthen ties with the Asian nation in everything from power production to bond...

Category: Transport

Industrialization, Infrastructure, Trade Topped South Africa Talks


Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan led a delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, which opened in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday. What has the delegation returned with?

Jonathan left...

Category: Transport

Nigeria: 'Gombe - Our Roads Are to Stimulate Economic Growth'

19/11/2012 - interview

Gombe — Engineer Hadi Shehu Usman is the Gombe State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure and is currently handling the multi billion Naira road projects across Gombe state. In this interview....

Category: Transport

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