Actualités sur les infrastructures

European funding helps launch Ethiopia’s largest cement plant


The FINANCIAL - February 22, 2012

Production from the recently opened Derba MIDROC Cement Factory in Ethiopia, part funded by the European Investment Bank, will reduce cement costs and end shortages of cement in Africa’s fourth...

Infrastructure: 'we have the resources'


South - February 22, 2012

The state will have about R4.5-trillion in resources to draw on, using a range of financing methods over the next three years, to fund the country's key infrastructure projects, says...

Africa needs 'new ways to fund energy projects'


AFP - February 23, 2012

JOHANNESBURG — Africa needs to find new ways to finance energy projects as the continent seeks to massively expand access to electricity in the wake of the global financial crisis, experts say.

The ...

Water shortages for South Africa by 2025


City Press - February 22, 2012

South Africa will start running out of water 13 years from now without better management, according to Treasury’s 2012 Budget Review, tabled today.“On current projections, South Africa’s water...

ICT park to save Nigeria $5 billion


The Nation (Nigeria) - February 23, 2012

Managing Director of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Tiamasaniyu Ahmed-Rufai, has advocated the use of the recently launched satellite, NigComSat-1R to...

South Africa: Gordhan's Budget Welcomed By Most

23/02/2012 (BuaNews) - February 23, 2012

Pretoria — While South Africa's budget for 2012 has been described as credible, broadly balanced and confidence building by business, others have criticized it for increasing the...

Uganda: AfDB to Evaluate Its Projects

23/02/2012 - February 22, 2012

A team of nine members of the board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will this week visit Uganda to consult with the government on the bank's funded programmes in the country.


Stellenbosch set for landmark Wi-Fi internet rollout


The South African town of Stellenbosch is set to become the country's unofficial technology capital in the next few weeks, when municipal authorities will offer free Wi-Fi internet access to all the residents.

Mayor of...

Catégorie: TIC

Ethiopia links power grid with Sudan


The Electric and Power Corporation of Ethiopia has announced that it has finished a power transmission line that links its power grid with Sudan, the neighbouring country in east Africa.

Through the $41 million power project,...

Catégorie: Infrastructures générales

Nigerian govt seeks finance for infrastructure projects


The Nigerian Federal Government is currently locked in negotiations with the Chinese government over funding for a number of infrastructure projects throughout the west African country, This Day has reported.

According to the...

Catégorie: Transport

Cameroon says infrastructure bond oversubscribed


YAOUNDE Feb 20 (Reuters) - Cameroon's 10 billion CFA francs ($20 million) infrastructure bond issued Feb. 15 yielded 33.96 billion CFA in bids with interest rates ranging from 2 to 5 percent, the finance ministry said on...

Kenya's KenGen to raise $12 billion for new plants


Reuters - February 20, 2012

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said on Monday it planned to raise $12 billion to build six geothermal power plants that should generate 585 megawatts by 2016, as it pushes to...

South Africa Worried About Power Costs as Increases Studied


Bloomberg - February 21, 2012

South Africa’s government said it’s concerned power costs are hurting household and industrial users as the regulator studies raising prices further amid stoppages by smelters to curb...

World Energy Council survey reveals the issues likely to impact Africa’s energy agenda


World Energy Council - February 21, 2012

African energy leaders see energy prices, energy poverty, and instability in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to be the most important critical uncertainties in Africa’s...

UN urges Africa to facilitate private investment in clean energy production


UN News Centre - 21 February 2012

Government policies that facilitate private sector investment in energy markets are crucial to help tap Africa’s massive renewable energy potential, which can fuel the continent’s poverty...

Morocco And The Political Potential Of Renewable Energy


Forbes | February 21, 2012

Midway through a conversation with Saïd Mouline last week, the director of Morocco’s Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy, it became clear that building the region’s alternative capacity...

South Africa to make nuclear decision soon


Engineering News - February 21, 2012

The task team established by the South African government to reassess the country's nuclear energy roll-out plans in light of the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed in the wake of the...

US Companies To Venture Into Power Sector


Ghana gov - February 20, 2012

Private companies in the United States of America say they will partner with local counterparts in Ghana to make important contributions to the energy and power sector in the country.


Rwanda Seeks $1 Billion Geothermal Energy Investment

20/02/2012 - February 20, 2012

Rwanda is astride the East African Rift Valley, one of the world's hottest spots for geothermal activity and experts estimate the geothermal potential of the East African Rift Valley, a...

Lighting the dark continent


ABC online - February 20, 2012

NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPEAN explorers called Africa the 'dark continent' because to them it was vast and largely unknown. Today, Africa may still be dark, but for a very different reason: it is ...

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