Infrastructure News

High-level EU and AUDA-NEPAD officers report progress on Africa’s Continental Power Master Plan, towards the African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM)

September 10, 2021
Progress towards linking Africa’s regional energy infrastructure under the Continental Master Plan (CMP), the ‘blueprint’ of the African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM), was presented by the technical team from the European Union’s Technical Assistance Facility (EU TAF) and African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)  in a high-level hybrid meeting held in Johannesburg (South Africa), on 9 September 2021. The meeting focused on the...
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Training of Trainers Seminar on OSBP Design and Operations

July 29, 2021
Training of Trainers Seminar on One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Design and Operations was co-hosted by the AUDA-NEPAD, EAC, and JICA as a virtual event on 28-29 July 2021. This event brought together over 110 participants including representatives from RECs, Member States, government agencies, companies, think tanks, and partner organisations to share learnings on OSBP design and operational elements in...
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AUDA-NEPAD Holds a Technical Meeting for the PIDA PAP II Implementation Process for 69 PIDA Projects Approved by the African Union Heads of States

May 12, 2021
The Heads of State approved the 69 PIDA Priority Action Plan II projects during the Africa Union Heads of State and Government Summit held in February 2021. Subsequent to the approval, the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) held a technical meeting on the 5th and 6th of May 2021 to discuss the status of each of the PIDA PAP II...
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African Heads of States and Governments adopt the second phase of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA PAP 2) and the Africa Single Electricity Market (AfSEM)

February 7, 2021
The Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government adopted, in its 34th Ordinary Session on 7 February 2021, the strategic documents submitted by the Department of Infrastructure and Energy related to the Second Phase of the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA PAP2, 2021-2030). The strategic documents include PIDA PAP2 implementation strategy, financing strategy, and partnership...
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Infrastructure and Industrialisation remain key pillars of AfCFTA

January 21, 2021
The 6th PIDA Week scheduled for 18-21 January 2021, ended today on a high note with the various infrastructure stakeholders re-affirming the crucial role of PIDA in the achievement of the main goals of the AU Agenda 2063 for continental integration, prosperity and peace. They further reiterated their commitment to regional integration and the development of integrated and efficient infrastructure....
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Infrastructure key to realisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area

January 20, 2021
The 6th PIDA Week opened virtually on Tuesday, 19 January 2021, with key speakers stressing the need for Africa to continue to invest in quality and sustainable infrastructure if the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is to deliver for the continent. The AfCFTA’s main objective to boost intra-African trade can only be achieved with adequate quality infrastructure, speakers in...
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