Thursday, March 30, 2017

NEPAD-IPPF approves $3.88 million in grants to DRC, Mozambique and Zambia...

The NEPAD-IPPF (Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility) has approved US $3.88 million in grants to the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique...

Mali to Receive $25 million AfDB concessional loan to build utility-scale...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a senior concessional loan of $25 million to fund the Segou Solar PV Project,...

AfDB President Explores Power Supply Projects in Sudan

On Tuesday, February 27, 2017, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), visited Garri Power Station located in Khartoum and discussed the...

Ethiopia: GERD Increases Installed Generation Capacity to 6,450MW

Following the upgrading of generators, the installed hydropower generation capacity of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been increased to 6,450MW. Initially, the dam...

Rwanda sets record again – Largest Solar Project in East Africa

Rwanda has done it again; Ignite Power is the largest solar financing company in Rwanda. Rwanda citizens now have the most Affordable Solar Home...

Government of Sierra Leone launches the rehabilitation and extension of Bo-Kenema...

The Government of Sierra Leone, with financial support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and UK Aid, also known as Department for International Development...

Nigeria Prioritises 2017 Highway Construction on Economic Basis

Nigeria’s Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has stated that development of highway projects across the country in 2017 has been ordered...

Tanzania: Standard Gauge Railway Construction Means Big Business to Local Firms

Construction of the first 300-kilometre stretch of the standard gauge railway between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro begins from next month to mark the beginning...