Actualités sur les infrastructures

Kenyan TransCentury expects jump in profit

17/04/2012

Reuters - 17 April 2012

Kenya's TransCentury (TCL.NR) expects net profit for the first half of this year to surpass full year profit for 2011 after it tripled capacity at its electric cable and transformer plants, its chief...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

South Africa: Motlanthe Opening Remarks at Infrastructure Coordinating Commission Conference

17/04/2012

Government of South Africa - 13 April 2012

Opening remarks by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, at the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC) Provincial and Local Government Conference, Ekurhulen

Cabinet...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Bissau shuts air and sea space, uncertainty grows

17/04/2012

 Reuters - 16 April 2012

* Some citizens head for interior, fear conflict after coup

* Military restrict air, sea traffic, cite national security

* Portugal sends force to rescue its nationals if necessary

* ECOWAS...

Catégories: Transport

IFC, IDB to invest $100 mln in MENA infrastructure

17/04/2012

Reuters - 17 April 2012

DUBAI, April 17 (Reuters) - The International Finance Corp (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Islamic Development Bank (IDB) jointly plan to invest up to $100 million on major infrastructure...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

East Africa: Water proves a prize asset

16/04/2012

BBC - 16 April 2012

On first acquaintance, it's hard to see Ikal Angelei as a rebel.

Too young, too mild-mannered (perfect English diction), too much at ease in T-shirt and trousers.

It's a salutary lesson in never judging the...

Catégories: Eau

South Africa: Impact studies for nuclear plants near completion

16/04/2012

Business Report - 16 April 2012

THE final environmental impact reports for a nuclear power station with a capacity of 4 000 megawatts would be completed and submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs late this year...

Catégories: Energie

South Africa: Any new French bid will push local content above Nuclear 1 levels, Areva chief says

16/04/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 16 April 2012

The levels of local content in the French-led bid to build proposed new nuclear energy capacity in South Africa will be superior to those outlined in an earlier Nuclear 1 bid...

Catégories: Energie

ICT Nigeria: IHS invests $8m in African networks

16/04/2012

Networking - 16 April 2012

African telecommunications infrastructure company IHS has invested $8 million (about R63 million) to upgrade to its Network Operations Centre (NOC) in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Nigeria Stock...

Catégories: TIC

Sierra Leone: Marampa secures export infrastructure

16/04/2012

Mining Weekly - 16 April 2012

PERTH (miningweekly.com) - ASX-listed Cape Lambert has signed a binding heads of agreement for infrastructure access with its wholly-owned subsidiary Marampa Iron Ore and Aim-listed African...

Catégories: Transport

South Africa: Unregistered motorists to pay more

16/04/2012

Fin24 - 16 April 2012

Johannesburg - Motorists who do not register for e-tags will pay a three times higher punitive rate for using Gauteng's new toll roads, the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said on Monday....

Catégories: Transport

Boom time for Africa’s passenger air traffic

16/04/2012

Financial Mail - 16 April 2012

It should spell boom times for airlines but as things now stand few are benefiting, says Comair CEO Erik Venter.

“Comair would fly all over Africa if it were possible,” he says. “There is 20%-...

Catégories: Transport

Nigeria Tested by Rapid Rise in Population

16/04/2012

New York Times - 14 April 2012

Excerpt:

Nigeria, already the world’s sixth most populous nation with 167 million people, is a crucial test case, since its success or failure at bringing down birthrates will have outsize...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Give China all the roads; traditional donors have moved on to other projects

16/04/2012

East African - 14 April 2012

In her column last week, Rasna Warah offered a critique of “traditional donors” in Africa, and heralded a new approach, led by China and embodied most recently by Turkey.

What is this “new...

Catégories: Transport, Infrastructures générales

African countries must reduce their dependence on donor funds

16/04/2012

East African - 14 April 2012

Africa has experienced a rapid economic growth spurt in the past decade however private investment still remains low in the continent. BERNA NAMATA sounded out the deputy director IMF Africa...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Nigeria militants threaten South Africa investments

16/04/2012

Agence France Presse - 15 avril 2012

LAGOS — Nigeria's militant group MEND threatened on Saturday to attack South Africa's investments, including telecoms firm MTN, in the Niger Delta, because of the terror trial of its leader...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, TIC

Lancement des travaux de construction d’une centrale hydroélectrique en Sierra-Léone

15/04/2012

Les travaux de construction d’une centrale hydroélectrique viennent de débuter en Sierra-Léone.

Le président de la république Ernest Bai Koroma a procédé cette semaine...

Conférence sur les partenariats public-privé tenue du 5 au 8 juin 2012 à Dakar

13/04/2012

Thème: ACCÉLÉRER L’ACCÈS À L’EAU ET À L’ASSAINISSEMENT en AFRIQUE SUB-SAHARIENNE- INTENSIFIER LA PARTICIPATION DU SECTEUR PRIVE

Catégories: Eau

South Africa: Rail contractor completes major projects, consolidates company

13/04/2012

Creamer Media's Engineering News - 13 April 2012

Rail infrastructure contractor Racec has successfully completed major projects in the Northern Cape and Sierra Leone and has consolidated its position as a rail contractor...

Catégories: Transport

Ghana & Togo in water deal

13/04/2012

The Africa Report - 13 April 2012

Ghana and Togo have signed a joint agreement to kick start a 40 year-old project to draw water from the West African country's Volta River to supply the Togolese capital Lome.

The Sogakope-Lome...

Catégories: Eau

Three ways Africans are making cheap do-it-yourself electricity

13/04/2012

Christian Science Monitor - 12 April 2012

Across Africa, simple carbon-free technologies and local creative partnerships have the electrical juices flowing, expanding grid access and prosperity.

In countries like Kenya and...

Catégories: Energie

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