Actualités sur les infrastructures

Powering Africa From the Ground Up

18/07/2014

Fair Observer

African start-ups can bring affordable energy solutions to millions of people around the continent.
 


"The Dallas Cowboys Stadium uses more power than the entire country of Liberia." Let that sink...

Catégories: Energie

Africa hopes for help from new BRICS bank

18/07/2014

Deutsche Welle

The new BRICS development bank and reserve fund launched this week are intended to provide an alternative to existing Western-led institutions. Africa hopes for aid to make infrastructural improvements.

At a...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

L'Afrique souffre encore d'un déficit d'infrastructures

18/07/2014

L'Opinion

Pour Donald Kaberuka, le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le retard pris dans le domaine de l'équipement coûte deux points de croissance au continent.

Alors que le siège de la Banque africaine...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Kenya: State Seeks Funding for Rural Power Lines

18/07/2014

The Star

Rural Electrification Authority Chairman, Simon Gicharu joins Rural Electrification Authority workers to position a pole at Kapseret Primary school in Uasin Gishu County. The Authority is connecting electricity to the...

Catégories: Energie

How much more electricity generating capacity does South Africa need?

17/07/2014

Daily Maverick

While most debate around South Africa's energy future tends to focus on the best source of new power generation (coal, gas, nuclear renewables), environmental issues and the role of Eskom, much less attention is...

Catégories: Energie

Africa Railways Secures Final Instalment Of $164m Capital

17/07/2014

Ventures

Africa Railways, a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings (formerly Citadel Capital), has completed the drawdown of the final $69.6 million of a $164 million senior debt facility, which it raised through global and East African...

Catégories: Transport

Kaberuka addresses Africa's infrastructure gap at the OECD in Paris

17/07/2014

PR Newswire

African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made a strong case for the importance of tackling private investment impediments in the African infrastructure agenda during the joint AfDB, Organisation for...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

1,300 MW addition to electricity grid in August may not end power outages: Energy expert

17/07/2014

Egypt Daily News

A total capacity of 1,300 MW from Ain Sokhna power station will be added to the national electricity grid in August and October, Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said in a Sunday statement.

The station is...

Catégories: Energie

Power developments in Africa

17/07/2014

eePublishers

Africa off-grid energy challenge
 
IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) says that the Green Village Electricity Project (GVEP) was a winner of the Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge - an initiative launched...

Catégories: Energie

Sénégal : Potabilisation de l'eau dans le Faboli : L'Etat pour un partenariat public-privé

03/07/2014

www.lesoleil.sn

Le ministère de l'hydraulique et de l'assainissement, avec l'unité de coordination du Pepam, a organisé un atelier de restitution d'une étude sur la délégation de gestion des unités de potabilisation dans le...

Catégories: Eau

SEFA and AREF Reach Out to Nordic Investors in Renewable Energy

03/07/2014

All Africa

The promotion of renewable energy in Africa was the focus of a seminar entitled Opportunity Africa: Sustainable Energy Investments held on June 24 and 25 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The gathering was jointly organized by...

Catégories: Energie

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on $1bn Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund 2

03/07/2014

Polity.org.za

Global elite legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the South African Government E mployees Pension Fund (GEPF), African Development Bank (AfDB) and DTD Holdings (DTD) on their proposed...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

AU and AfDB signed agreement for improved access to rural water supply and sanitation in 10 African countries

03/07/2014


Mbendi.com

Five million people in ten countries - eight of them fragile states - are set to benefit from an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative aimed at improving their access to drinking water, sanitation and...

Catégories: Eau

Responsible Investment, Prudential Regulation and Infrastructure Finance in Africa

03/07/2014

Business Day

Three major events that would ultimately reshape Africa's infrastructure policy discourse occurred in the second quarter of 2014. The First was the World Economic Forum in Africa, which held in Abuja in early May...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Foreign policy: Germany's all inclusive package for Africa

03/07/2014

The Africa Report

Germany is caught between hard interests and soft values as it tries to find its way into the African market. But is Chancellor Angela Merkel's government doing enough?

The international community has been...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Ghana Among Three Most Favourable Africa Countries For Investment

03/07/2014

Ghana News Agency

Ghana is rated amongst the first three most favourable destinations in intra Africa for investment.

This was revealed in a statement signed by Zuweira Ibrahim, Minister Consular in-charge of Information at the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Côte d'Ivoire's return to peace heralds new investments

03/07/2014

Bloomberg

Construction foreman Hilaire Adou doubled his staff to meet a September deadline to build 45 houses in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 's commercial capital, for employees of the African Development Bank."The pressure...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Electrify Africa and Save Hundreds of Millions of Lives

01/07/2014


Forbes

Since 1990, 650 million Chinese have been lifted out of poverty, infant mortality has been reduced by 70%, and life expectancy has increased six years - a historic evolution powered by coal, and what the IEA has referred...

Catégories: Energie

African Economies Expected to Continue to Grow

30/06/2014

Voice of America

Good news for Africa, say the experts. Growth is healthy and broad-based, fueled in part by infrastructure spending, domestic demand and trade.

"A lot of people think growth in Africa is only driven by...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

AfDB approves $142m loan to construct concentrated solar project in South Africa

30/06/2014

Power Genration Solar

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted a loan of $142m to construct a 100MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa.

The loan, which includes a $41.5m concessional financing from the...

Catégories: Energie

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