Monday, March 11, 2019

Kenya launches airport solar project

In early 2016, South Africa opened the continent’s first solar-powered airport in the Western Cape - George Airport, which serves over 600,000 passengers annually....

Construction of separation plant begins at Nigerian zinc project

Symbol Mining Ltd has entered into a formal contract for the construction of a density separation processing plant at its high-grade zinc and lead Macy...

China and United States to battle for influence in African infrastructure...

New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie with data provider IJGlobal shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions is the most important...

Rwanda turns to e-Bikes to reduce air pollution

By Athan Tashobya As part of efforts to shift towards low-carbon mobility, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has backed the availability of e-Bicycles during the...

Ethiopia invests $7bn in infrastructure and power projects

Ethiopia is to invest $7bn in new infrastructure and power supply projects, amid plans by the country’s central government to boos economic growth and...

Off-grid communities in Rwanda set to benefit from solar powered rural...

Providing affordable utilities to off-grid communities in Rwanda is the next priority for BBOXX as it transitions from a solar company to a next-generation...

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

Morocco's King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated what has been described as Africa's fastest train, with a trip from the northwestern city of...

Electricity boost for Mali as new power station opens

The value of innovative blended financing for major infrastructure projects in Africa was demonstrated with the opening of the 90MW Albatros Energy Mali (AEM)...