Actualités sur les infrastructures

World Bank mobilises N2.5tr for power generation in Nigeria

07/05/2014

The Guardian

THE World Bank Group announced yesterday that it mobilised about nearly N2.5 trillion as part of the reforms in the power sector, to support electricity generation in Nigeria. In the same vein, to harness interests...

Catégories: Energie

Le gaz au Mozambique, une évolution économique à haut risque

06/05/2014

Financial Afrik

Benjamin Augé, chercheur associé aux programmes Afrique subsaharienne et Énergie de l'Institut français à l'IFRI, principal centre indépendant de recherche, d'information et de débat sur les grandes questions...

Catégories: Energie

Much ado over Africa's power sector

06/05/2014

Africa Renewal

Apapa is the industrial hub of Lagos, Nigeria's bustling commercial capital that's home to some 17 million people.  Daily, the air in Apapa reverberates with the humming sound of electricity generators. In...

Catégories: Energie

African Development Bank To Launch $3bn Infrastructure Fund

06/05/2014

CNBC

African Development Bank plans to launch a $3bn infrastructure fund to raise money to deliver on vital infrastructure on the continent.

The money will be raised from regional and non-African pension funds, insurance...

Catégories: Transport, Energie, Eau, TIC

With A Little Help, Africa Could Become Renewable Energy Powerhouse

06/05/2014

Climate Progress by Ari Phillips

The United States, China, India, Japan, and Europe all fit within Africa, a continent that lags behind those places in development. When it comes to energy and electricity, this lack of...

Catégories: Energie

Kenya: AfDB to meet on cheap power loan

06/05/2014

Daily Nation

The first batch of funds meant to subsidise new power connections is expected in September. The government hopes that its proposal to the African Development Bank will get board approval during the bank´s meeting in...

Catégories: Energie, Infrastructures générales

World Water Day 2014 - Interview With Alex Rugamba, Afdb Director of Energy, Environment and Climate Change

28/04/2014

All Africa

On the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated on March 22 and this year focuses on water and energy, Alex Rugamba, Director of the African Development Bank's Energy, Environment and Climate Change...

Catégories: Energie, Eau

Nigeria Requires $7.7bn To Improve Power Supply - TCN

28/04/2014

Ventures



Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), a business unit under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), says it would need $7.7 billion to improve power infrastructure in the next five years.
 


Mack Kast,...

Catégories: Energie

$870m financing agreements signed for biggest clean energy project in Africa

28/04/2014

BiztechAfrica

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (http://ltwp.co.ke) meant to add an existing 300MW of reliable, low cost wind energy to the national grid of Kenya reached a critical milestone following the signing of the...

Catégories: Energie

World Bank to Finance New Hydropower Development in Burundi

24/04/2014

World Bank

The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi for the Jiji and Mulembwe hydropower project.
 


Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) is suffering from a...

Catégories: Energie

Investors scramble for Emerging Nigerian oil firm Seplat

24/04/2014

Business Day

Investors are betting on the emergence of a Nigerian made global brand or African champion in the oil and gas space with the scramble for shares of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, which raised $500 m in an...

Catégories: Energie

Bringing Power to Africa, Literally

24/04/2014

FreeNewsPos.com

During President Obama's trip to Africa in 2013, he made four major commitments. Some in his administration have referred to the commitment as the four points of a diamond, each addressing a critical need in...

Catégories: Energie

Addis Ababa to host US-Africa Energy Summit

23/04/2014

The Reporter

The governments of Ethiopia and the United States will co-host the US-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from June 3 to 4.

According to the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy, AEM...

Catégories: Energie

Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

23/04/2014

Guardian.co.uk

Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam.

The opening sentence of Egypt's new constitution describes the country as the river...

Catégories: Eau, Energie

Kenya Power eyes fibreglass poles to lower electricity transmission costs

23/04/2014

BiztechAfrica

Kenya Power plans to roll-out fibreglass poles in place of wooden poles, to reduce the cost of maintenance.

Despite the fibreglass poles being more expensive than current alternatives, they have a life span of...

Catégories: Energie

AfDB, others ink US$142m power deal for Zambia

23/04/2014

APA

The African Development Bank (AfDB), Dutch Development Bank FMO, Development Bank of Southern Africa and Propaco of France on Wednesday signed a US$142-million loan to develop the 120-megawatt Itezhi Tezhi power project in...

Catégories: Energie

Southern Africa: Kariba Dam Collapse Fears and Disaster Preparedness in Zimbabwe

11/04/2014

IRIN

Could fears of the imminent collapse of the more than five-decade-old Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia spur Zimbabwe into more effective disaster preparedness?

In early March, engineers at a...

Catégories: Energie, Eau

Guebuza calls for infrastructure investment in Africa

09/04/2014

APA

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says investment in transport, communications and energy infrastructures is not just a business opportunity but is a crucial ingredient for peace and security in Africa, APA learns here...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, Eau, TIC

Énergie : "L'Afrique vit un apartheid"

08/04/2014

Le Point.fr

Ces mots sont du président de la Banque mondiale. Pour Jim Yong Kim, les Africains sont "privés de l'accès généralisé à l'électricité dont jouissent les pays du Nord".

"Aujourd'hui, la consommati on...

Catégories: Energie

AFDB Plans $200 Million Boost to Nigeria’s Power Risk Guarantees

08/04/2014

Bloomberg

The African Development Bank is in talks with Nigerian officials to boost the value of its partial-risk guarantee for power industry investments by $200 million this year.

An agreement would see the amount from which...

Catégories: Energie

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