Le Consortium pour les Infrastructures en Afrique - Year: 2014 - Month: Septembre

Electricity in Africa: Lighting a dark continent

29/09/2014

The Economist

The stylishly dressed men and women window-shopping in the air-conditioned cool of the Lagos Palms shopping mall speak of a Nigerian economy and middle class on the rise.

But out the back, the stench of diesel...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB Board approves US $29.49 million for Burundi road project

29/09/2014

PR Newswire

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega (RN18) Road...

Catégories: Transport

Africa could become single air transport market by 2016

29/09/2014

Xinhua

Africa could become a single air transport market that will remove the need for bilateral air services agreements by early 2016, the industry lobby said on Wednesday.

African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary...

Catégories: Transport

AfDB and sister institutions committed to move forward on the sustainable transport agenda with US $175 bn in financing

29/09/2014

PR Newswire

The historic one-day UN Climate Summit opened on September 23 in New York City with 125 heads of state in attendance. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama urged all nations - developed and...

Catégories: Transport

Gambia: '98% of LRR has access to clean drinking water’

29/09/2014

Daily Observer

The regional water motivator in the Lower River Region (LRR), Kantong T. Marena, has disclosed that 98% of the population of the region has access to clean and potable water. He informed that only a few people,...

Catégories: Transport

En Afrique, les bâtiments consomment 50% de l'énergie électrique

22/09/2014

APA

Le secteur des bâtiments en Afrique consomme 50% de la consommation totale en énergie électrique, a affirmé mardi à Dakar, Serigne Mansour Tall, point focal de l'ONUHABITAT au Sénégal.

« Au total, 50% de la consommation en...

Catégories: Energie

Gulf Companies Commit $19 Billion to West Africa Infrastructure Projects

22/09/2014

The Wall Street Journal

African countries secured commitments from companies in the Persian Gulf totaling $19 billion to invest in roads, railways and airports at the first West Africa Investment Forum held in Dubai on...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Energy In Africa: Development And Environment


22/09/2014

Forbes

It's always interesting to attend conferences in far away places because of the change in perspectives. At the World Energy Security Forum (whose organizers I advised) in Johannesburg, there was the usual discussion of...

Catégories: Energie

Private Equity Investment Is The Future Of Energy In Africa

11/09/2014

AFK Insider

Last month's announcement of a partnership between Africa richest man Aliko Dangote and private equity fund Blackstone Group to invest to the tune of $5 billion exclusively in energy infrastructure represented a...

Catégories: Energie

Africa Can Become Important Power Production Source - Official

11/09/2014

Angola Press

Africa is one of the regions of the world with major unexplored energetic reserves, which expands its chances to become one of the main energy producers.

This was said Tuesday in Luanda by the CEO of the National...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB Approves U.S. $256 Million Investments in Infrastructure, Water, Sanitation and Health

11/09/2014

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) held its first regular meeting since the Bank returned to its statutory headquarters in Abidjan on Monday, September 8 and approved a combined US $256 million...

Catégories: Transport, Eau, Infrastructures générales

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