Infrastructure en continu

China in Africa: A win-win development or a new colonialism?

31/07/2018

The tiny fishing village of Bagamoyo in Tanzania is set to become Africa’s largest port in a $10bn Chinese development. Are locals right to be optimistic?

A new start for African infrastructure development?

31/07/2018

Does the investment by Allianz Global Investors (AGI) in the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) mark a turning point for infrastructure investment across the African continent?

China and India launch investment spree in Africa ahead of key summit

26/07/2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have committed loans to several African countries this week.

US gas roadmap to power and light sub-Saharan Africa

25/07/2018

Kenya and Tanzania are among nine African countries set to benefit from an ambitious US-led initiative to invest in gas-powered power plants.

Rich countries pushing 'dirty energy' in Africa, report claims

23/07/2018

Study finds that while wealthy nations advocate renewables at home, 60% of aid to African energy projects went on fossil fuels.

China strengthens its influence in Africa with infrastructure hit

22/07/2018

President Xi Jinping embarks on his fourth voyage across the continent, forgotten by the United States and Europe

Want to know about China's ties with Africa, from aid to infrastructure?

22/07/2018

President Xi Jinping’s tour of four African countries is expected to extend Beijing’s influence on the continent

US issues new warning to Africa about borrowing from China

18/07/2018

The United States has issued yet another warning to African nations over the risk of being laden with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable.

Africa must respond to power challenges as a collective

18/07/2018

Massive change is underway in Africa's power sector, and unless it adapts to the changes and embraces new models and new technologies, it risks its future profitability.

China’s investment in West Africa challenges France for business in its former colonies

18/07/2018

Chinese companies previously showed little interest in Francophone West Africa, but they are now competing there with firms from France for big infrastructure projects.

New Programme Aims to Improve Infrastructure Procurement Capacity in Africa

14/07/2018

To help attract greater private sector investment in Africa's infrastructure, a unique initiative has been launched which aims to assist African Governments to strengthen their infrastructure procurement capacity.

Changing Africa’s infrastructure funding’s status quo

12/07/2018

A private equity expert highlights the top challenges impacting on the levels of private sector investment in Africa's infrastructure development, and offers some creative solutions.

EU funding to catalyse €9bn public and private investment in Africa

12/07/2018

The EU has approved an €800m investment package, which is expected to leverage up to €9bn in public and private investment in Africa - including in energy, transport and urban development.

African Energy – A vibrant market

09/07/2018

Analysis by African Energy Live Data shows installed power capacity on the continent will increase by almost 50% from 2018 to 2022, should all announced commercial operation dates be met.

Clean energy projects underway in Mozambique and Uganda

05/07/2018

Two clean energy projects backed by the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund took significant steps forward in the last week of June.

Ten African nations face $1 trillion infrastructure funding gap

05/07/2018

A group of 10 African nations, including some of the continent’s rising economic stars, will fall $1 trillion short of the infrastructure financing required to meet U.N. development goals by 2040, a study released on Tuesday found.

Boost for East Africa power pool project as Dar, Nairobi secure $600m

03/07/2018

Plans for a regional power pool moved closer after Kenya and Tanzania secured funding of over $600m from the World Bank and AFD

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