Infrastructure News

NEPAD co-organises the Third ICAO World Aviation Forum

November 27, 2017
Under the Federal Government of Nigeria as host, the NEPAD Agency co-organised together with the African Union Commission and ICAO the Third World Aviation Forum in Abuja, Nigeria. Representing the NEPAD Agency CEO, Dr Ibrahim Mayaki at the Forum, Mr Symerre Grey-Johnson who Heads NEPAD Agency’s Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme highlighted that the Agency has noted ICAO’s commitment...
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Trans-Maghreb highway: Facilitating the movement of people, vehicles and goods

November 22, 2017
Once completed, the Trans-Maghreb Highway will serve 55 towns with a total population of over 60 million inhabitants (out of 100 million Maghrebians); 22 international airports, the main ports, rail terminals, the main Universities and research centres, the largest hospitals as well as the main industrial and tourist areas. The highway will become the nerve centre for the region’s economy,...
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AU Ambassadors reflect on resource mobilization for NEPAD IPPF

November 17, 2017
African Ambassadors accredited to the African Union (AU) met at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday, 17th November, 2017 for a Consultative Meeting on resource mobilization for the Special Fund of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development responsible for Infrastructure Project Preparation (NEPAD-IPPF). The meeting jointly organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development...
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Banking African Infrastructure

November 9, 2017
Africa faces a yawning gap between its infrastructure needs and its ability to attract the foreign investment required to finance projects. The continent’s leaders must recommit to creating a more favorable investment climate, one that can attract capital while limiting investors’ risk exposure. (more…)
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One-Stop Border Posts to pilot MoveAfrica’s Traffic Light System

November 3, 2017
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Committee of Ministers of Transport have endorsed Beitbridge, Kazungula, Kasumbalesa and Chirundu One-Stop Border Posts for the piloting of the NEPAD Agency MoveAfrica’s Traffic Light System (TLS), as well as the roadmap for implementation of the TLS on the selected pilot border posts. The SADC Committee of Ministers meeting which took place in Lilongwe,...
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Move Africa looks at improving transport corridors for economic activities and movement of humanitarian goods

October 18, 2017
With all its potential, the continent of Africa is challenged by inadequate and under-developed infrastructure. This limits intra-regional trade by driving up import and export costs. The unavailability of adequate capacities and technology, coupled with much slower than anticipated private sector participation, has also hindered infrastructural development. This in turn slows down the movement of goods by road, rail, air...
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