Le Consortium pour les Infrastructures en Afrique - Year: 2013 - Month: Août

Sadc pair sign one-stop-shop border accord

29/08/2013

Business Day Live

VICTORIA FALLS - Zimbabwe and Zambia have signed a bilateral agreement that paves the way for the creation of a second one-stop-shop border post between the two countries at the Victoria Falls border post. A...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa: Where Aid Work and the Private Sector Meet

29/08/2013

All Africa

Nairobi - The private sector has long been a participant in global humanitarian work, providing cash and material donations. But private enterprises are increasingly becoming directly involved in relief work,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

AfDB boosting geothermal development in East Africa: Geothermal Exploration Project in Lake Assal Region Launched

29/08/2013

Noodls

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Djibouti on Monday, August 26, signed the funding agreements, totalling US $7.5 million, for a geothermal exploration project in the region of Lake ...

Catégories: Energie

Initiative « Power Africa » : 150 milliards fca pour une centrale électrique au Nigeria

29/08/2013

Ouestaf.com

Un financement intégral de 300 millions de dollars (environ 150 milliards de francs CFA) a été complété; pour l'acquisition de la centrale électrique d'Ughelli, au Nigeria, par Transcorp Plc, dans le cadre de...

Catégories: Energie

Government funds $400m worth of priority roads in Uganda

29/08/2013

New Vision


With the national budget now estimated at sh12 trillion shillings this 2012/13 FY, one of the sectors that has benefited most from this growth is the roads and transport sector. Not only has the sector been garnering...

Catégories: Energie

Nigeria - Power privatisation bidders complete payments

29/08/2013

News24 Nigeria

Abuja - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday that bidders for state electricity assets had completed payments, clearing a major hurdle in a privatisation scheme meant to end the country's chronic...

Catégories: Energie

Zimbabwe: Indian Firm Wins Hwange Tender

29/08/2013

All Africa

Indian firm Indure (Private) Limited has won a tender to rehabilitate and upgrade the ash plant at the Hwange Thermal Power Station at cost of about US$11 million. The exercise is being financed by the Zimbabwe...

Catégories: Energie

Poor infrastructure slowing investment

27/08/2013

The Sunday Mail

In their numbers, they moved in and filled yawning vast tracts of lands previously controlled by a few former white farmers. On that land, they are doing well and production is on the rise. As a result of the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa50 Fund open by year-end

27/08/2013

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...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, Eau, Infrastructures générales

USAID Invests in Open-Source Mobile Tech for Water Sanitation Monitoring

23/08/2013

Huffington Post

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) initiative just announced its investment in mWater. A non-profit tech startup, mWater has created an app for...

Catégories: Eau

Power: FG targets $3.07bn overhaul of transmission infrastructure

22/08/2013

Punch

The Federal Government says it is targeting a $3.07bn overhaul of the electricity transmission infrastructure in the country. The transmission infrastructure has been described as the weakest link in the country's...

Catégories: Energie

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

22/08/2013

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...

Catégories: Transport

Côte d'Ivoire: Ciprel récolte 200 millions d'euros

22/08/2013

Jeune Afrique

Le producteur d'électricité Ciprel a complété la dernière tranche du financement de sa centrale thermique. D'un montant de 200 millions d'euros, cette opération lui permettra d'accroître sa capacité de production...

Catégories: Energie

Investors take note of Africa-specific funds

19/08/2013

Business Day

The pessimists who called Africa "hopeless" could not have been more wrong. The biggest fund on the continent said last week while it still needed to think laterally to find opportunities due to the fairly...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Mobile phones transform Malawi farmers

16/08/2013

Biztech Africa

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is still fascinated by the story of Sara Maunda, a Malawian village farmer who lives in Dowa, 38-kilometres away from Capital City Lilongwe, whose...

Catégories: TIC

Keymerging Technologies buys robotic aircraft

16/08/2013

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...

Catégories: Transport

Inga Hydropower Project in DRC - Sustainable Energy for Millions

15/08/2013

Allafrica.com

The Congo River, one of the most powerful rivers in Africa, has very high hydropower potential that could contribute significantly to the needs of the continent. Currently, only the Inga site of the river is being...

Catégories: Energie

Technical assistance to four complementary infrastructure ppp projects in Senegal

15/08/2013

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...

Catégories: Transport

Africa will not be Europe's digital dumping ground, say leaders

15/08/2013

guardian.co.uk

African countries demand tougher laws to end influx of electronic waste amid renewed concerns over toxic components.

African countries have demanded action to stem the import of electronic waste, including old...

Catégories: TIC

East Africa: UN Supports EAC Infrastructure Model

15/08/2013

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...

Catégories: Transport

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