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

Transforming Africa Through Leadership

30/09/2013

Forbes

This piece is one of three articles on tackling global education, with a special focus on Africa, and is published in partnership with the Financial Times' This is Africa magazine.

Recently, I met two young men who will...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Building Africa's Silicon Savannah

30/09/2013

Ventures Africa

The Konza Techno City initiative was launched as part of the economic pillar of Kenya's Vision 2030 development plan, with this new "smart city" dubbed Africa's `Silicon Savannah'.

Many expect that...

Catégories: TIC

Africa50 Fund aims to catalyse infrastructure development

30/09/2013

BiztechAfrica

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...

Catégories: Transport

JICA Reaches Out to West Africa for Regional Economic Integration

30/09/2013

JICA

The share of world exports represented by Africa has for decades been tiny, and today it is slightly above 3 percent.

Meanwhile, Asia's share has reached more than 20 percent, having more than doubled since 1990, according...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Ethiopia: Powering Africa Meeting to Be Hosted in Ethiopia

30/09/2013

Government of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

The second Power Africa Investment meeting will be held November 28-29, this year, in Addis Ababa.

The meeting is designed as an executive dialogue where senior-level international...

Catégories: Energie

Le Mozambique cherche à gérer sa manne gazière

30/09/2013

Les Echos.fr

Doté d'immenses réserves naturelles, le pays cherche à éviter la malédiction de la rente. 
Un pays africain, parmi les plus pauvres du monde, peut-il se transformer en quelques années en une puissance régionale...

Catégories: Energie

Africa: Galvanising Support for Increased U.S. Trade and Investment in Africa

30/09/2013

The Herald

A critical element in these engagements is getting concrete support to further strengthen the AU-US partnership through the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed earlier this year. It also involves...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa: Electrifying Africa - but At What Cost to Africans?

20/09/2013

The South African Civil Society Information Service (Johannesburg)

As children throughout the United States head back to school, it's a good time to remember that schoolchildren throughout Africa often attend schools with no...

Catégories: Energie

China Finds Resistance to Oil Deals in Africa

20/09/2013

The New York Times

In Niger, government officials have fought a Chinese oil giant step by step, painfully undoing parts of a contract they call ruinous. In neighboring Chad, they have been even more forceful, shutting down the...

Catégories: Energie

Africa: Sweden Invited to Increase Investment in Africa

20/09/2013

African Union

"It's really Africa's time to focus on development, investing in our people, and growing the economy. We feel that now is the time for our friends who have supported us all along to remain part of this growth....

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Why the U.S. Export-Import Bank can't be the financing cornerstone of Power Africa

20/09/2013

Devex Newswire

Power lines in South Africa. The U.S. Export-Import Bank cannot be the financing cornerstone U.S. President Barack Obama's Power Africa initiative. Photo by: Gavin Fordham / CC BY-NC

EDITOR’S NOTE: The U.S....

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Iceland and Ethiopia agree geothermal development link up

20/09/2013

Devex Newswire

The Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) has agreed a deal with the Ethiopian government which will see the North Atlantic nation launch geothermal surface exploration in Ethiopia as well as start...

Catégories: Energie

Africa falls far behind in mobile broadband access

18/09/2013

Business Report

Forget 3G, that's old news. What about 4G and long-term evolution (LTE)? Using the pace at which the information and communications technology sector is innovating globally as a measure, even that will soon be...

Catégories: TIC

Africa sits on its solution to energy crises

18/09/2013

The Standard

Renewable energy, which comes from resources that are continually replenished such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat, could help plug a biting power supply shortage in Africa.

Many countries...

Catégories: Energie

South Africa: Reorganising Power - Telling Meaningful Black Stories in the Public Square

18/09/2013

Pambazuka News

Black stories are in the form of service delivery protests, which are characterized by angry mobs stealing electricity, invading lands and tossing poo. Such stories don't engage Black politics in any meaningful...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Tanzania: Country to Transform National Energy Sector with Influx of Renewables

18/09/2013

NewsfromAfrica

The Republic of Tanzania received endorsement from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) of an investment plan which will help the country to scale-up the development of its abundant renewable energy resources.

The...

Catégories: Energie

Financing Africa: Moving Beyond Foreign Aid to Issuing Eurobonds

17/09/2013

Brookings

Most sub-Saharan African countries have long had to rely on foreign assistance or loans from international financial institutions to supply part of their foreign currency needs. But now, for the first time, many of...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Sans recherche, pas de révolution verte en Afrique

17/09/2013

AFP

Le manque de crédits à la recherche agronomique en Afrique constitue l'une des entraves à l'avènement d'une «évolution verte » qui permettrait au continent de sortir 250 millions d'Africains de l'insécurité alimentaire,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Un plan de développement pour la Somalie

17/09/2013

BBC Afrique

L'Union européenne (Ue) accueille lundi une conférence à Bruxelles sur un nouveau plan de développement pour la Somalie.

Le processus du nouveau plan de développement, qui a été approuvé lors d'une conférence sur...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

How Cell Phones Are Transforming Health Care in Africa

17/09/2013

MIT Technology Review

Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.In a little over a decade, Africa has gone from a region with virtually no fixed-line telecoms...

Catégories: TIC

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