Infrastructure News

Joint Planning for Infrastructure Delivery

August 28, 2017
The NEPAD Agency’s Regional Integration Infrastructure and Trade Programme (RIITP) convened a joint planning meeting in the last week of August. The meeting brough together stakeholders from Regional Economic Communities and partners including AfDB, GIZ, NEPAD IPPF, UNECA, JICA, DBSA, and the NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF). (more…)
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Accelerating the Inga3 Project

August 11, 2017
The Inga 3 project and its hydroelectric plant at Inga Falls on the mighty Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will, for the first time in Africa generate electricity of more than 10,000 MW. (more…)
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Promoting Africa’s air transportation, aviation infrastructure and safety

May 26, 2017
“Some of the major challenges in air transport connectivity and logistics will be addressed by the NEPAD Agency’s initiatives, working collectively with ICAO and the other aviation agencies and institutions,” declared Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of the NEPAD Agency on 26 May in Midrand, South Africa. (more…)
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AFC infrastructure summit presents $12bn projects

May 4, 2017
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) presented 12 projects which require US$12 billion investment in 9 countries across the African continent. (more…)
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Rwanda provides lessons on how to narrow Africa’s energy deficit

May 18, 2016
Only 16% of Rwanda’s households are connected to the grid. But it’s not all doom and gloom. The country is emerging as a regional high-tech hub and one of the world’s most competitive economies. It is one of the countries showing that it is possible to reverse the trend of not having adequate electricity. (more…)
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